Best electric scooters you can buy in India (2023)

The e-scooter market is seeing a lot of activity in India. Here are the best e-scooters you can buy right now!


The electric scooter market in India has expanded at a rapid pace in the last couple of years. New players like Simple Energy, River, and others are reinventing the genre with well-engineered products that can easily match the ones from established giants like Hero, Ola Electric, TVS, and Bajaj. If you’re thinking of buying a new two-wheeler, now would be a good time to make an electric purchase. Here are our picks for the best electric scooters you can buy in India in 2023.

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Ola S1 Pro (Gen 2)

Price: Rs 1.47 lakh

Ola S1 Pro Gen 2

Ola Electric is one of the biggest electric scooter manufacturers in India. The Bengaluru-based EV company has one of the most versatile e-scooter portfolios in the country. Ola Electric recently added two new affordable scooters to the S1 lineup. However, it is the flagship S1 Pro that makes it to this list.

Based on the new Gen 2 platform, Ola S1 Pro produces a maximum power output of 11kW. The top speed for the e-scooter has been capped at 120kmph. The 4kWh battery on the S1 Pro offers a driving range of 195km on a single charge. The scooter can accelerate from 0-40kmph in 2.6 seconds. The S1 Pro is considered by many to be one of the best electric scooters in India.

Ather 450X

Price: Rs 1.44 lakh

Ather Energy plans on installing 2,500+ charging stations by the end of 2023

Ather is quickly becoming one of the biggest players in the EV market in India. Its flagship product, the 450X, has a lot going on for it. Powered by a 3.7kWh battery, Ather 450X offers a driving range of 146km. This battery pack can be charged from 0-80% in 4 hours and 30 minutes. Ather 450X can reach a top speed of 90kmph, going from 0-40kmph in 3.3 seconds. It gets a 7-inch touchscreen TFT display with Google Maps integration. The 450X from Ather is available in 5 colours – Cosmic Black, Still White, Salt Green, Space Grey, True Red, and Lunar Grey.

River Indie

Price: Rs 1.25 lakh

River Indie Electric Scooter launched at Rs 1.25 lakh

If you want your electric scooter to separate itself from the rest of the pack, the River Indie is a great option. This e-scooter features a muscular, bold design. The front fascia of the scooter is marked by twin-beam headlamps and clip-on handlebars. The Indie rests on 14-inch wheels, which is a first-in-segment feature for flagship electric scooters in India. The Lock & Load pannier on the sides of the scooter can be customised to serve multiple purposes.

The IP67-rated 4kWh battery pack on the River Indie offers a claimed driving range of 120km. With a home charger, this battery pack can be charged from 0-80% in just under 5 hours. The electric motor on the Indie can generate a maximum power output of 6.7kW and 26Nm of torque.

Hero Vida V1

Price: Rs 1.45 lakh

Hero Vida V1: What’s on offer?

Hero Vida V1 Pro is powered by an electric motor that can generate a maximum power output of 6kW. The top speed for the scooter has been capped at 80kmph. Talking about the acceleration, the Vida V1 Pro can go from 0-40kmph in 3.2 seconds. The 3.94kWh battery offers a driving range of 165km. This battery pack can be charged from 0-80% in 5 hours and 55 minutes. A fast charger can juice the battery at a rate of 1.2km/min. Hero Vida V1 comes with a 7.0-inch TFT touchscreen, three riding modes, and a smartphone app for greater connectivity.

Bajaj Chetak

Price: 1.30 lakh

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Bajaj Chetak retains the signature design of the old-school scooter, adding a modern form factor and updated looks to the mix. The scooter is rated IP67 for dust and water resistance. It gets features like Bluetooth connectivity, OTA updates, and tamper alert. The 2.9kWh battery pack on the Chetak can be charged up to 100% in under 4 hours using a standard 5A plug. This battery pack offers a driving range of 108km on a full charge. If you’re looking for an affordable option with a decent driving range, Bajaj Chetak is one of the best electric scooters around.

Simple One

Price: Rs 1.45 lakh

Simple One electric scooter launched at Rs 1.45 lakh. best electric scooters

Simple Energy’s debut electric scooter in India was finally launched this year at a starting price of Rs 1.45 lakh. Simple One offers the highest driving range out of all the electric scooters in India. The 5kWh battery pack promises a range of 212km on a single charge. It rated IP67 for dust and water resistance. The permanent electric motor on the scooter generates a maximum power output of 8.5kW and 72Nm of torque. The battery unit on Simple One can be charged from 0-80% in 5 hours and 54 minutes with the 750W home charger. Fast charging can boost the battery pack at the rate of 1.5km/min up to 80%.

TVS iQube

Price: Rs 1.41 lakh

2022 TVS iQube Electric Scooter. best electric scooters

TVS iQube reached the sales landmark of 1,50,000 units back in July 2023, making it one of the best-selling e-scooters in India. The iQube is available in three variants Standard, S, and ST. The Standard and S variants of the iQube are powered by a 3.04kWh battery pack while the top-spec ST variant is equipped with a 4.56kWh unit. The 3.04kWh battery pack offers a driving range of 100km while the latter can power the scooter for 140km.

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These are the best electric scooters you can buy in India in 2023. Apart from the driving range and power output, you should also consider the automaker’s charging network in your area before buying an e-scooter. Companies like Ather and Simple Energy are currently working on projects to expand their charging grids across the country.

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Utkarsh Joshi
Utkarsh Joshi
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