The Ultimate Electric Scooter Guide

Find the best electric scooter in India as per your needs and check out Bajaj Finserv two-wheeler loan as a scooter financing solution.

In recent years, you will notice that more and more electric scooters are entering the Indian market. These new scooters give you the good feeling of opting for an eco-friendly vehicle and pamper you with the features and capabilities of a modern scooter. With an array of brands and models flooding the market, choosing the right electric scooter can be overwhelming. In this comprehensive guide, let’s explore the electric scooter landscape, with key brands, top models, and prices. 

These days, it is easy to get the funds to buy a new electric scooter online. You can book your scooter on EMIs online using a website or a mobile app and just visit the showroom to close a few details and collect your bike. The entire two-wheeler loan process is a breeze.

Electric scooter market in India

In India, the electric scooter market offers a plethora of options catering to various preferences and requirements. Ola, Ather Energy, Bajaj, and Hero stand out as some of the best electric scooter brands in India.

Ather Energy stands out with its Ather 450X Gen 3 electric scooter. Hero Electric is a prominent player, offering models like the Optima CX with dual-battery configurations. If you loved the design of the Bajaj Chetak, the iconic scooter, you will be happy to know that it has made a comeback with new models in the electric scooter segment. Ola Electric is the brand behind the popular S1 Pro Gen2 and the S1 X+ scooters. TVS Electric offers iQube ST and the TVS X. You can also check out electric scooter models such as the Okinawa’s Praise Pro and the Ampere Magnus EX.

Electric scooters – Key highlights

Electric scooter model Certified range Top speed
Ola S1 Pro 195 km 120 kmph
Ather 450X 150 km 90 kmph
Ampere Magnus EX Up to 112 km 50 kmph
Bajaj Chetak 126 km 73 kmph
Hero Optima CX 5.0 135 km 55 kmph

Among the frontrunners in the electric scooter segment is Ola Electric, with its flagship model, the Ola S1 Pro. The electric scooter gives a certified range of 195 km and a peak power of 11 kW. It is worth noting that the Ola S1 Pro comes with smartphone integration through the Ola Electric App and energy insights to optimise efficiency. The scooter price starts from Rs. 1,29,999.

Another noteworthy contender is the Ather 450X. Equipped with a 3.7 kWh battery delivering a certified range of 150 km, the Ather 450X offers brisk acceleration, with a 0-40 km/h sprint in just 3.3 seconds. The bike features over-the-air updates and personalised ride modes. Starting at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1,38,746, The Ather 450X represents a premium offering in the electric scooter market.

Electric scooters price list in India 2024

Electric Scooter Ex-Showroom Price (Rs.)
Ola S1 Pro Rs. 1,29,999
Ather 450X Rs. 1,38,746
Ampere Magnus EX Rs. 1,04,900
Bajaj Chetak Premium Rs. 1,47,243
Bajaj Chetak Urbane Rs. 1,23,319
Hero Optima CX 5.0 Rs. 1,24,360

To arrange the funds for buying an electric scooter, look at two-wheeler loans. Also, online shopping destinations like Bajaj Mall allow you to book an electric scooter online on website or on mobile app. Instead of applying for a two-wheeler loan separately, you can book your preferred electric scooter by choosing a suitable EMI plan on Bajaj Mall. Once you confirm the online booking, a Bajaj Finance representative will help you iron out the details of the two-wheeler loan for your new electric scooter. Today, booking an electric scooter online is simple and fast.

List of the best electric scooters

  • Ola S1 Pro: 

With its impressive range and performance, the Ola S1 Pro stands out as a top contender in the electric scooter market. The top speed of this electric scooter is 120 kmph.

  • Ather 450X:

The Ather 450X comes in two variants: 3.7 kWh battery and 2.9 kWh battery. You can reach a top speed of up to 90 kmph with this electric scooter.

  • Ampere Magnus EX: 

The Ampere Magnus EX is an affordable vehicle with an estimate price of Rs. 94,900 in Delhi. The Ampere Magnus EX can give a range of up to 112 kmpc.

  • Bajaj Chetak: 

Combining retro styling with modern technology, the Bajaj Chetak offers a unique proposition in the electric scooter segment. The Chetak Urbane is the base model while the Chetak Premium is the top model with a slightly higher price.

  • Hero Optima CX 5.0: 

This scooter provides a range of up to 135 kmpc and a top speed of up to 55 kmph. In the Hero Optima CX series, you can also check out the Hero Optima CX 2.0 scooter.

Two-wheeler loan as scooter financing option

Planning to get a new electric scooter but facing budget issues? A two-wheeler loan can help. Bajaj Finance offers attractive two-wheeler loan options for electric vehicles, with flexible repayment tenures. Depending on your two-wheeler loan eligibility, you can get up to 100% funding on the on-road price of your new electric scooter. 

With so many electric scooter options and the choice of going for a two-wheeler to fund your purchase, you can get your new electric scooter within no time.

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