Most of the Indian customers are pretty confused to opt the best commuter scooter available in the country. Yup! We can never blame them, because the ramp is fully loaded with a good number of scooters. New-new scooters are getting launched month by month. From great international brands to local. Everything certifies quality and long life. Technologies have stepped heights as well. Engines are far better. They are smoother and more fuel efficient. Still, even in the best scooter we may find some defaults or lacks. It transparently shows the future is still left and the industry has to grow a lot.
Thanks to the involvement of many bi-wheeler brands, the Indian two-wheeler industry is granted with a good load of scooters. The following is the ranking of best scooters in India. The rank-list is tabulated considering each and every aspect of a scooter such as built quality, popularity, mileage, customers, choice, demand of the vehicle, price, value for money, resale value, maintenance cost, power and performance, design, looks and graphics, features, and ride comfy.
1. Suzuki Access 125
Of course you can't get a better scooter than this. From Japanese factory, built in reliability to last longer, powerful, and fuel efficient as well. It is none other than the Access 125. You can call it the performer among the Indian commuter scooters. Mated with a 124cc, 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled OHC engine, it delivers a maximum power of 8.58 hp @ 7000 rpm and a maximum torque of 9.8 Nm @ 5000 rpm.
Mileage, quality, brand value, performance, smooth riding, resale value, value for money and less maintenance.
No digital instrumental console
2. Honda Activa
Labelled as the best selling scooter in the country. The scooter that showed a new turn to the next level and the current generation scootering. Until the launch of the Activa, the Indian two-wheeler world didn't have a completely delivered scooter. Thanks to Honda. It is powered by a 109cc, Air cooled, 4-stroke, Single cylinder, OHC engine that generates peak output of 7.65 Hp at 7500 Rpm and peak torque of 8.8 Nm at 5500 Rpm. Above all the Activa hold HET (Honda Eco Technology) engine, which ensures a mileage of 60 kmpl.
Durable, fuel efficient, powerful, high resale value, and HET.
No digital instrumental console
3. Vespa VX 125
The beauty queen or the mistress of the Indian scooter industry. It's the all new VX 125 variant. The scooter is coupled with additional features such as front disc, reworked instrumentation cluster, beige seat option, and an attractive grab rail. It comes with a 125cc, 4 Stroke, 3 Valve, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled engine, and fires max power of 10.06 PS @ 7500 RPM and max torque of 10.6 Nm@6000 RPM.
Reliability, fuel efficient, powerful, huge brand value, the premium scooter, front disc, new instrumentation cluster, beige seat option, and attractive grab rail.
It's highly priced, seems smaller, and not available in all cities
4. Honda Aviator
The other challenger from Honda. It is know for its comfort and stability while riding. Though its fails to have a good initial pick up, the scooter picks the track later and stays providing the best manoeuvrability. HET is the highlight of the Aviator through which the firm ensures an unbelievable 60 kmpl. It shares the 109cc, 4-Stroke , Single cylinder, Air cooled,OHC engine with the Activa. Delivering a max power of 7.65 Hp at 7500 Rpm and peak torque of 8.8 Nm at 5500 Rpm.
Long life, stability, front disc brake, and good resale value.
No digital meter, and should have been a better design.
5. Honda Dio
A stylish scooter from Honda. Aimed at youngsters and teenagers, Honda does a great business hear. The headlight of the Dio seems like inspired from the CBR 250R. It comes with a minimalistic body and without body graphics to ensure the sporty and aesthetic beauty in it. The Dio is also equipped with HET, which certifies a mileage of 60 kmpl under standard conditions. It comes with the same engine which is used in the Activa and the Aviator. So do the power and performance.
Aggressive design, durability, fuel efficiency, and good resale value.
No digital meter.
6. TVS Wego
The answer for scootering from the Chennai based two-wheeler manufacturer. Unique in design and has a special feature named body balance. It is powerful as well. With a 109.7cc, 4-stroke,single cylinder,air cooled,OHC8 engine, it produces a gorgeous power of 8 PS @ 7500 rpm and a stunning torque of 8 NM @ 5500 rpm. It has external fuel filling capacity, front disc brake, stylish alloy wheels, and pilot lamps as well.
Good looking, external fuel filling capacity, alloy wheels, full metal body, body balance, pilot headlamps, and value for money.
No digital meter, battery problem, and starting trouble.
7. Yamaha Ray/Ray Z
The debutant scooter of Yamaha in India. Though the Ray was initially criticized for copying the design of Honda Dio, the scooter gradually won hearts of youngsters. The Ray is specially designed of young lady riders, while the sporty Ray Z is for young guys. Both the scooters are powered by a 113cc, Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC,2-valve, Single cylinder engine. It generates max power of 7.1 PS @ 7500 rpm and max torque of 8.1 Nm @ 5000 rpm.
Both are aggressive, reliable, have fuel efficiency, great value for money.
Less powered, no digital meter, looks like a copy cat of Honda Dio.
8. Hero Pleasure
The best scooter from Hero Motocorp, the largest two-wheeler company in the world. Hero needs to spend more time on scooter products. Since the launch of the Pleasure, Hero hasn't done any updates other than some graphics alterations. The scooter really needs upgrade. New headlamp, new tail light, new instrument cluster and everything is needed. It comes with a 102cc,Air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder OHC engine. It delivers max power of 5.03 KW @ 7000 RPM and max torque of 7.85 Nm @ 5000 RPM.
Reliable, good mileage, resale value,
No update is done so far, no digital meter
9. Hero Maestro
The latest scooter from Hero. Launched after the Hero-Honda separation. Packed with a tuned 109cc, Air cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC, Self Start engine that is used in the Activa, Dio, and the Dio, the Maestro promises a smoother performance. It is equipped with a better instrumentation that is included of a digital odometer. With a dual tone color, the scooter impresses everyone by appearance. Delivering max power of 8.2 Ps @ 7500 rpm and max torque of 9.10 N m @ 5500 rpm, the scooter lives out its best.
Digital meter console, decent looks, comes with a refined Honda Activa engine, built in good quality, better mileage, power.
It gives the offered mileage only after couple of services.
10. Suzuki Swish 125
You can opti it for power, riding comfort, quality, and style. Its from Suzuki, so it has a great brand value. The Swish 125 is powered by the same engine that is used in the Access. So the performance will the same and top class. It offers a better mileage of 57 kmpl under standard conditions.
Good quality, branded, value for money, economical and comfortable.
No digital meter
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