TVS Jupiter, Honda Dio and more: the five best scooters to consider instead of TVS Scooty
TVS Scooty is one of the oldest brands of scooters still on sale in India. The entry-level commuter scooter was initially a very popular option in the country due to its affordability. However, the scooter segment in India has become increasingly competitive in recent years, filling the entry-level scooter segment with more value-for-money options. These new scooters not only look more modern than the current TVS Scooty (Scooty Pep + variant), but also come with more features and a refined engine. So if you are looking for a new budget scooter and are considering the TVS Scooty Pep +, here are the alternatives you should consider.
For reference, the TVS Scooty Pep + is powered by an 87.8 cc engine developing 5 hp and 6.5 Nm. Its price ranges between 57,009 and 59,759 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Hero Pleasure Plus is the company’s entry-level scooter and it combines a neo-retro design. It is powered by a 110 cc engine developing 8 hp with 9 Nm of maximum torque. The Pleasure Plus comes with xSens technology which includes eight different sensors, including a lean angle sensor, an intake air temperature sensor, etc. XSens technology claims to offer improved acceleration and reduced fuel consumption. The Pleasure Plus is equipped with an analog instrument cluster and a side stand indicator, which means it is not well laid out. However, this allowed Hero to price the scooter aggressively, making it a great value option.
Hero Pleasure Plus performance specifications: 8 hp, 9 Nm
Plaisir Héros Plus Prize: 60,500 to 64,950 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
If you are interested in TVS Scooty, we recommend that you buy the more powerful Scooty Zest. It draws its power from a 109.7 cc powertrain that delivers 8 hp and 9 Nm of maximum torque. The Scooty Zest comes with features like LED DRL, analog dashboard and tubeless tires. The Scooty Zest has a generic design, although the company has tried to spruce things up with a sleek indicator and bright color options.
Scooty Zest 110 TV performance specifications: 8 hp, 9 Nm
Price of the TVS Scooty Zest 110: 63,000 to 65,000 (ex-showroom
If you are not interested in Hero Pleasure Plus, you should consider purchasing the Maestro Edge 110. It offers a slightly sportier design and comes in some interesting color options with stylish graphics. This scooter uses the same 110cc engine as Pleasure Plus and has 8hp and 9Nm on tap. It also features Sens technology which includes multiple sensors for improved performance and energy efficiency. But unlike Pleasure Plus, Hero Maestro Edge 110 comes with features like a semi-digital dashboard, sidestand indicator, USB port, combination lock, service reminder, and more.
Hero Maestro Edge 110 performance specifications: 8 hp, 9 Nm
Hero Maestro Edge 110 price: 64 250 to 67 250 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
This is probably the sportiest offering on this list; It features an LED position light, LED headlight and sports body graphics, all of which enhance the aesthetics. But that’s not enough for you, you can also get this scooter in Honda Repsol livery. Honda Dio uses a 110 cc engine that makes 8 hp and 9 Nm. It is available in two variants and the base variant receives an analog instrument console. The top-of-the-line model, however, is equipped with a fully digital instrument console for information such as speed, odometer, trip odometer, real-time fuel consumption, distance to go, reminder. maintenance, etc. The Dio also gets a silent ACG starting system, engine on / off switch and three-stage eco indicator.
Honda Dio performance specifications: 8 hp, 9 Nm
Honda Dio price: 64 510 to 70 408 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
TVS Jupiter uses a 110cc engine which develops 7hp and 8Nm of maximum torque. The cooter with two driving modes – Eco Mode and Power – and is available in three variants – standard, ZX and Classic. The Standard and ZX models look alike while the Classic variant, as the name suggests, has retro appeal thanks to design cues like a windshield, two-tone seat with beige interior panels. Based on the variant chosen, the Jupiter comes with features such as a semi-digital instrument console, malfunction indicator light, econometer, silent start system and stop-go technology for economical driving. in fuel.
Jupiter TVS Performance Specifications: 7 hp, 8 Nm
TVS Jupiter Prize: 65,673 to 75,773 (ex-showroom, Delhi)