Rising cost of petrol diesel and increasing environmental pollution are forcing people to switch to electric vehicles. As a result, the sale of electric scooters in the country is increasing. But such models cost more than an IC scooter. That’s why many buyers don’t get a chance to bring an electric scooter home even if they want to. So in today’s report, we are looking for the five best electric scooters available in the country under 1.5 million.
TVS iQube topped the list. It has a 3.04 kWh battery, which is capable of running 100 km on a full charge. Features include a 7.0-inch DFT touchscreen instrument cluster, Bluetooth connectivity and reverse mode. The iQube is priced at Rs 1.23 lakh (ex-showroom). Other features include a USB charging port and 32 liters of storage.
TVS iQube is available in 11 color options. These are – Starlight Blue Glossy, Coral Sand Glossy, Copper Bronze Matte, Copper Bronze Glossy, Titanium Gray Matte, Lucid Yellow, Mercury Gray Glossy, Mint Blue and Shining Red.
Ola S1 Air
Ola Electric’s cheapest electric scooter S1 Air is priced at Rs 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom). It has a three kilowatt hour battery, which the company claims provides a range of 125 kilometers on a full charge. Its 4.5kWh motor helps it reach a top speed of 85km/h. It has an LED headlamp, 7.0 inch touch screen infotainment system and 34 liters of under seat storage.
iVOOMi S1 is priced at Rs 84,999 (ex-showroom). It uses a 60 volt/35 amp hour swappable battery. It is claimed to have a tested range of 110 km. The maximum speed is 55 km per hour. The scooter is available in three variants – S1 80, S1 200 and S1 240. It is available in a total of six colors – True Red, Scarlet Red, Pearl White, Moon Grey, Midnight Blue and Peacock Blue.
Okinawa Praise Pro
Okinawa Praise Pro is powered by a 2.08 kWh battery pack. It offers a range of 81 km on a full charge. With a top speed of 56 kmph, the scooter features a USB charging port, telescopic suspension, central locking with anti-theft alarm and a remote keyless entry system. It is priced at Tk 99,645 (ex-showroom). It is available in three color schemes – Glossy Sparkle Black, Glossy Red Black and Glossy Blue Black.
Hero Electric Optima CX
The Hero Electric Optima CX can be purchased with a 51.2 volt/30 amp hour dual battery. The scooter has a top speed of 45 km/h with a range of 140 km. In terms of features, it gets telescopic suspension, 12-inch alloy wheels and a USB charging port. The current market price of the scooter is Rs 85,190 (ex-showroom). It is available in three color options – Grey, Blue and White.