The demand for two-wheelers in India has seen a significant rise in past few years. Most of the consumers are moving towards non-gear scooters and companies are working hard to offer their most competent models. As the scooters are getting a positive response from the consumers, almost each manufacturer has entered in this segment with their models to make a significant market share. So, where the options are increasing at a significant rate, we have listed the most popular scooters in the Indian market which has seen enormous response since their inception.
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No list of popular scooters in India can be completed without mentioning the best-selling scooter from Honda. Yes, Honda Activa is at the first position in our list of most popular scooters due to its impressive handling, competent styling and unmatched comfort. Initially, it was offered with just single engine option but, in the current generation, the scooter is offered with two engine options – 110cc, and 125cc.
With this, the scooter has expanded its reach in different engine segment. The smaller engine options deliver 8 hp maximum power while the peak torque measures 8.74 NM. One can expect a mileage ranging between 55-60 kmpl. The second engine option deliver 8.6 hp maximum power while the peak torque rest at 10.12 Nm. However, the average range between 50-55 kmpl.
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This is the response of Indian manufacturer against the Japanese giant, which is also one of the favorites of the consumers. TVS Jupiter ranks second in our list due to its masculine look, firm body structure, smooth handling, and a highly efficient engine. The scooter was first introduced in 2013 and since then, it has gained a lot of appreciation from the consumers. Powering the scooter is an 110cc engine which delivers 7.88 hp maximum power and 8 Nm peak torque. The scooter is also competent in delivering a good mileage, which ranges between 55-60 kmpl.
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Taking the success of Pleasure ahead, Hero Maestro was introduced in the year 2012 to stop Honda in making its monopoly in bold and masculine scooters segment. Marketed as a perfect companion for boys and men, Maestro has also gained a significant response from the consumers due to the brand attached to it. Though it has not managed a leading sales numbers but, has maintained a decent reputation. Powered by an 110cc engine, it is capable of giving a power output of 8 hp and 9.10 Nm of peak torque. The average fuel economy measures close to 55 kmpl.
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After LML, the French manufacturer Piaggio re-introduced Vespa back into Indian market. But, this time the scooter was premium and elegant, reflecting the French styling in an efficient manner. The use of chrome, and 3-coat paint gives a premium look to the scooter while the monocoque construction of Vespa makes it stand apart from its competitors. Powering the Vespa is a 125cc engine which delivers 10.5 hp maximum power and 10.6 Nm peak torque. The average fuel economy measures 50 kmpl. Despite having a higher price tag, the Piaggio Vespa has gained significant market share in India, which puts Vespa at the 4th position in our list of most popular scooters.
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After making multiple efforts in the bike segment, the Japanese manufacturer introduced Access in the Indian market. Suzuki Access is powered by a 125cc engine which delivers 8.58 hp maximum power, 9.8 Nm peak torque and a fuel economy ranging between 50-55 kmpl. The popularity of the scooter is due to its potent performance and strong build quality. Though the scooter is not equipped with any fancy features, it has managed to push the sales figures of Suzuki in an effective manner.
So, these are some of the most popular scooters in the Indian market. We might have missed your favorite in the list so, please tell us about the one in the comment section below.