Top 10 Best Scooters in India (2019) – Reviews & Comparison

An automatic scooter is one of the easiest modes of transportations for a novice since the riders can drive through heavy traffic seamlessly without resorting to switching gears.

Scooters are well-equipped with ample storage space which helps in transporting goods when compared to a motorcycle.

One of the major setbacks with respect to scooter is the low fuel-efficiency. Now we shall discuss about some of the top 10 best scooters in India.

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We Highly recommend you to read the Scooter Buying Guide at the end of this article to get in-depth knowledge about latest scooter technologies and  tips on making an informed decision about which product to buy for your needs 🙂

Top 10 Best Scooters in India

Although my favorite among all is Yamaha Ray Z but you must check all of them to make your buying decision.

Yamaha Ray Z which was introduced by Yamaha Motors India has a masculine appearance. They aim towards entice a large group of target audience across the globe.

It features a smoked finish visor, carbon fibre patterned seat and aluminum rear grab bars. This model was primarily aimed to capture the attention of female riders.

The brand new version of Yamaha has few restyled bits along with heavy graphics.

It comprises of a new instrument panel, carbon fibre patterned seat, aluminum rear grab bars and smoked finish visor.

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Features:

  • Ground clearance is about 128mm
  • Estimated kerb weight is about 104 kg
  • Self/kick start
  • Carbon fibre patterned seat
  • Aluminum rear grab bars
  • Smoked finish visor
  • Great mileage
  • Amazing headlights
  • Low service charge
  • Smooth riding experience
  • Best suited for female riders
  • Not suited for daily commute
  • Issues with engine especially noise
  • Absence of work rear suspension
  • Poor mileage

Hero Pleasure is an automatic scooter introduced by Hero Honda. It comes with a classy paint scheme along with an integrated braking system.

Hero Pleasure entices the discerning customers with its trendy paint schemes along with an integrated braking system.

It shares similar features to that of its earlier version Hero Maestro Edge. However, one of the most striking updates is the brand new IBS.

The integrated braking system is capable of handling both front and rear brake upon lifting the left brake lever.

It is available in nine paint schemes--red and white, black, blue, orange, red, blue, green, purple and white.

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Features:

  • Powered by single cylinder 102cc engine
  • CVT automatic gearbox
  • Four stroke air cooled engine
  • Glove box
  • Side stand indicator
  • Combination ignition lock
  • Combination ignition lock
  • Powerful lighting and breaking system
  • Good road grip
  • Decent cabinet light and seat opening
  • Poor suspension system
  • Less mileage
  • Frequent maintenance required

TVS Ntorq 125, which was launched by TVS, was primarily aimed towards younger generation. The model guarantees optimum performance coupled with excellent riding experience.

It consist of clock, lap timer, top speed recorder along with service and helmet reminders.

This model is currently available in matte colors such as yellow, green, red and white. TVS Ntorq 125 has the capacity to attain top speed of approximately 95kph.

Apart from the above mentioned features, it has a charging socket which is placed at the boot and the boot lamp.

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Features:

  • 125cc air cooled
  • 3 valve, 1cylinder engine
  • Signature LED taillights design
  • Torque value is about 10.5nm at 5500 rpm
  • Amazing riding experience
  • A very good pickup
  • Decent acceleration
  • Aesthetic appearance
  • Good front headlight
  • Noise emits from body panels
  • Unreliable leg room
  • Expensive
  • Absence of non disc variant

Suzuki Burgman Street 125 is a 400cc scooter, which features a LED lighting, front disc brake coupled with a brake system.

It claims to have ample storage capacity when compared to other scooters available in the Indian market.

It features two cubby holes placed on the front apron while one is closed and the other is left opened.

One of the major highlights of Suzuki Burgman Street 125 is the footrests placed on the footboard.

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Features:

  • LED lighting
  • Frond disc brake
  • Footrest placed on footboard
  • Ample storage space
  • Hassle free riding experience
  • Top quality
  • Consistent mileage
  • Smooth acceleration
  • Very expensive
  • Suspension should have been lit bit compliant
  • Small rear tire
  • Inconvenient fuel filler cap

Honda Grazia is a brand new 125cc model in Scooty series introduced by a prominent Japanese firm based in India. The estimated price for Honda Grazia begins from Rs.59, 000.

This model was introduced to entice the youngsters. It includes ample features such as LED head lamps, twin digital instrument cluster.

The ultimate objective of Honda Grazia is to create more excitement instead of concentrating on viability.

This model is powered by a 125cc single cylinder engine with a torque of approximately 10.5NM. It is currently available in blue, orange, black, white, blue, red and orange.

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Features:

  • Best-looking scooter
  • LED headlamp
  • Fully digital instrument console
  • Optional USB charger
  • Combi-breaking system
  • Comfortable riding experience
  • Mileage above 50km/l
  • Maximum speed is 80 km/h
  • Maximum speed is 80 km/h
  • Excellent charging
  • Plastic body not up to the mark
  • Starting problems
  • Poor purchasing experience
  • Not a refined engine
  • Bad suspension

TVS Jupiter is an 110cc scooter that guarantees a better value when compared to the industry standard. A 109cc air cooled single cylinder engine powers it and generates 7.8bhp and 8NM.

It operates smoothly on 12 inch rims which includes both front and rear. Another major highlight of TVS Jupiter is the external fuel filler lid.

TVS Jupiter is currently available in ten color options while the classic variants provide a retro touch that include windshields as well as circular chrome mirrors.

It is one of the top sold TVS scooter which has a blend of optimum value, comfort and maintenance.

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Features:

  • Operates on 12 inch rims (front and rear)
  • Operates on 12 inch rims (front and rear)
  • Circular chrome mirrors
  • Standard front disc brake
  • Excellent riding experience
  • Best suited for longer distances
  • Worth the price
  • Good suspension
  • Poor authorized service center
  • Quality issues

TVS Scooty Pep Plus was launched by the TVS Motor Company back in the year 2003. It is one of the most fuel efficient Scooties that caters to new standards.

It is one of the most convenient scooters that contain ample features.

The model was designed followed by persistent customer feedback and a deeper insight into the minds of the customers.

It is a light weight scooter making it extremely easy for the users to manage the vehicle. The bike dimensions are 1735mm in length, 1065mm in height and 590mm in width.

Height of the bike’s seat is approximately 740mm while the ground clearance is about 135mm.

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Features:

  • Auto choke
  • Auto fuel tap
  • Push and pull bag holder
  • Glove box
  • Bag hooks
  • Comfortable riding experience
  • Small, light and comfortable to ride within cities
  • Classy design
  • Excellent mileage
  • Impeccable customer services
  • No major cons

Honda Destini 125 has been marketed as a family-oriented scooter due to the presence of simple design coupled with soft lines and curves.

It features an idle start-stop system and helps in saving fuel during extreme traffic conditions. Honda Destini 125 is currently available in two variants namely LX and VX.

The former runs on steel rims while the latter has a 5-spoke alloy wheels. The VX variant is well-equipped with a USB charging port, dual-tone seat and boot light. ​

Each variants comprises of external fuel filler cap, I35 system that is useful in preserving the fuel.

It features an analogue speedometer, small digital unit that displays odometer, trip meter and fuel level.

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Features:

  • Air-cooled motor
  • Standard peak torque of 5000 rpm
  • Fuel-efficiency is about 51 kmpl
  • Cast alloy wheels
  • Excellent combi brakes
  • Good riding experience
  • Absence of disc brake at the top variant
  • Improvement in mileage required

Hero Maestro Edge 125 features a USB charging, a boot light, part digital instrument cluster, front disc light and side stand indicator.

Hero Maestro Edge 125 was displayed at the 2018 Auto Expo. The scooter is powered by a 125cc engine that has the capacity to generate torque of 10.2NM.  

Hero Maestro Edge 125 has a decent fuel economy. The panels have more muscles when compared to the earlier versions.

This model was introduced primarily targeting the youngsters. The paint scheme displayed in the offer is vibrant and matte.

The model features LED, optional front disc brake and integrated braking system. The maximum torque generated by Hero Maestro Edge 125 is about 5000 rpm.

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Features:

  • Patented I3S start/stop system
  • Boot light
  • Front disc light
  • Side stand indicator
  • Worth the price
  • Available in varying color schemes like red and blue, matte
  • No major cons

Mahindra Duro AZ is one of the scooters which feature a 125cc engine. It has ample space along with a blend of optimal performance and competitive rates.

The design of Mahindra Duro AZ is quite similar to that of the Kinetic Nova while laying special emphasis on practicality.

It features a massive fuel tank, huge underseat storage along with a glove compartment placed under the handlebar.

The users can guarantee a great riding experience owing to the massive and supportive seats. It features a huge conventional analogue instrument cluster as well.

This model is powered by a four stroke 124.6CC engine that has the ability to generate 9NM of torque.

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Features:

  • Huge underseat storage
  • Comfortable riding
  • Large traditional analogue instrument cluster
  • High set handlebar
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Best suited for daily commute
  • Quick repairs required
  • Frequent maintenance is essential
  • No resale value
  • Not worth the price

Buyer's Guide - How to Purchase Scooters

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Owing to a wide variety in terms of size, performance, color pattern as well as styles, you have to be very careful while executing decision to travel around the city, visiting places and workplaces etc. Here are few tips and advices before choosing a reliable and highly efficient scooter.

Factors to Consider

  • SCOOTER TYPES - Always focus on your needs and preferences before picking a suitable scooter. The scooters are currently available in varying sizes, shapes, styles and colors.
  • ENGINE CAPACITY - It is highly recommended to go through the engine capacity depending upon your requirements. Higher engine capacity means it is capable of delivering high power but a lower fuel efficiency. On the other hand, engine with lower capacity delivers less power.
  • VEHICLE INSPECTION - Seek help from a reliable and authentic mechanic since it is helpful in minimizing unnecessary issues at the time of purchase. It is not recommended to inspect the vehicle during night, poor light and rain.
  • SELLER VERIFICATION - You need to make sure that the seller’s credibility is verified and well established. If necessary, you may ask for professional references directly from the seller.
  • REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS - Make sure that you are well-equipped with supporting documents including insurance, RC and service records. It is later helpful for reviewing and verification.

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