Are you planning to buy a new scooter or a scooty? With so many scooters available in the market ranging from 90 cc to 150 cc which are among the best scooters in India, you are sure to be spoilt for choice. The growth of the automatic scooters has been tremendous. The automatic scooters sold 5.6 million unit sales in the financial year 2017 (April 2016-March 2017), with overall sales increasing by 11.38 per cent year-on-year. The total two-wheeler sales grew at just 6.9 per cent. Out of these numbers, nearly 5.4 million scooters are in the 90 cc – 125 cc segment. An there are so many models from so many manufacturers to choose from that one is bound to get confused.
Best Scooter in India below 50000
Right from its launch the Honda Activa has been the most popular gearless scooter in India. It leads the sales charts, with 2.7 million of total scooter sales. However, these sales numbers include the total sales of the Activa 4G, Activa 125 and the Activa i. But there are many other scooters in the market, which are very capable and cost effective. There are many scooters in the budget of Rs 50,000. So, in this post we will bring to you the best scooters under Rs 50,000.
1. TVS Jupiter
The TVS Jupiter has been the top selling 110 cc scooter from TVS Motors. The TVS Jupiter has a neutral yet stylish design and comes packed with features. Coming to its sales, it is the second-largest selling scooter after the Honda Activa, although there is a big gap between the sales of the two. The TVS Jupiter is powered by a 110 cc engine which churns out almost 8 bhp of power and a peak torque of 8 Nm. There are several unique features such as – 12-inch alloy wheels with telescopic front suspension, a pass switch, an external fuel filler cap, low fuel indicator, dual side handle lock and retractable bag hooks. These make the TVS Jupiter a feature-rich scooter with an efficient engine and great ride quality & handling. It costs Rs 49,666 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base TVS Jupiter, which just helps the scooter to makes it to this list.
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2. Honda Activa i
The Honda Activa i is also a very popular model, and is one of the big selling scooters under Rs 50,000 being sold in India. The Activa i is powered by the same engine that powers the Activa 4G – a 110 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine which chruns out 8 bhp of power and 9 Nm of torque. The major difference between the Activa i and Activa 4g is the body type and design. The Activa I has a fibre body as compared to the metal body of the Activa 4g and is sleeker when compared to the Activa 4G. The Activa i also has more colorful graphics. It is available in five dual-tone shades. The kerb weight of the Activa i is 103 kg. This is 5 kg less than the Activa 4G. It also has more ground clearance. When it comes to features, the Activa i gets 18 litres of underseat storage and a mobile charging socket. Prices start at Rs 47,913 (ex-showroom Delhi).
3. Honda Dio
The Honda Dio is probably the smartest and and the trendiest looking scooters in the Honda line-up. The great looking body mounted headlight with indicators clearly differentiates the Dio from the Activa and the other scooters. Sporty graphics, uniquely positioned LED lights on the steering column as well as trendy dual-tone colors make the Dio look perfect for the youth. It is powered by the same 110 cc engine with similar power and torque output as the Activa 4G and Activa i. The Honda Dio, much like the Activa i, weighs 103 kgs and comes in five super attractive dual-tone colors. Prices of the Honda Dio start at Rs 49,132 (ex-showroom Delhi).
4. TVS Scooty Zest
The Scooty Zest is another very capable scooter from TVS. The Scooty Zest offers a great combination of practicality as well as performance. The TVS Scooty Zest 110 gets its power from a single-cylinder 110 cc engine which produces 8 bhp power and 8.7 Nm of torque. It has sharp and sleek styling and boasts of a 19 litre underseat storage. The TVS Scooty Zest has some practical features such as a front glove box, a number of baggage hooks and a telescopic front suspension and wheels shod with extra wide tubeless tyres. The Scooty Zest has a kerb weight of just 98.5 kg. Its good power-to-weight ratio, makes it a sprightly performer. Prices for the TVS Scooty Zest start at Rs 46,538 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base variant.
Also Read- New 2017 TVS Scooty Zest 110
5. Suzuki Lets
The Suzuki Lets looks stylish, offers great features as well as superior performance. It gets its power from a 113 cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine which churns out 8.4 bhp power and 8.8 Nm of torque. This makes the Suzuki Lest the most powerful scooter in this list. Even though its only marginally powerful than the others . What makes the Suzuki Lest a great product are its features. It has a kerb weight of 98 kgs, and hence has a great power-to-weight ratio.It also comes with a high ground clearance of 160 mm, the highest in this list of scooters. The Suzuki lest has telescopic front suspensions, which leads to great handling. The 10-inch wheels come shod with tubeless tyres. The Lest comes in both mono-tone and dual-tone colors. The prices for the Suzuki Lets begin at Rs 47,272 (ex-showroom Delhi).
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