Top 5 Scooters of India in 2021, know features and price.

The year 2021 has been very action-packed for the scooter industry in India. Some new players entered this segment who have redefined the rules of the business game and helped in the growth of the overall scooter market.

While Yamaha came up with its revolutionary Aerox 155 scooter, TVS Motor Company launched its large capacity Jupiter 125 scooter in India. Here we are telling you about the top 5 scooters that rocked the Indian scooter market in 2021.

Yamaha Aerox 155 Black
Yamaha Aerox 155 launched in September, the Aerox 155 turned out to be one of the most powerful scooters in the Indian market. The scooter uses the same technology, engine and platform as the popular YZF-R15. The Metallic Black color version of the Yamaha Aerox 155 is priced at Rs 1,29,000 ex-showroom Delhi.

engine and power
The scooter generates power from a 155 cc Blue Core engine equipped with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). It is a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve motor that comes mated to a CVT transmission. This engine produces a maximum power output of 15 PS at 8,000 rpm and 13.9 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm.

The company has also given it a smart motor generator system for silent engine start. Apart from this, it also gets a stop and start system to increase its overall fuel efficiency.

Some of the key features of the scooter include LED headlights and a tail light with 12 compact LEDs, a single-channel ABS, 5.8-inch multi-information display, 140mm rear tyre with 14-inch wheels, Yamaha Y-Connect motorcycle with Bluetooth connectivity. app, USB charging socket, 24.5-litre under-seat storage and an external fuel lid. The curb weight of the scooter is 126 kg.

Suspension and braking
The Yamaha Aerox 155 sports an underbone design instead of the traditional step-through construction with a flat floorboard. For suspension, it has telescopic forks and twin shock absorbers. Braking system consists of 230mm front disc and 130mm rear drum brake with single-channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System). The maxi-scooter rides on 14-inch front and rear wheels.

TVS Jupiter 125
The country’s leading two-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company launched the much-awaited scooter TVS Jupiter 125 in October this year. The 125 cc scooter is a great new product in the TVS Jupiter portfolio, offering ‘maximum’ features. Many such features have been included in Jupiter 125 which were given for the first time in the industry. Like the biggest under-seat storage, segment-leading longest seat, progressive neo masculine styling and unmatched mileage. TVS Jupiter 125 is available in Drum, Drum Alloy and Disc variants. TVS Jupiter 125 ex-showroom price in Delhi starts from Rs.73,400.

engine and power
The TVS Jupiter 125 scooter gets a powerful single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled all-new 124.8 cc engine for high performance and unmatched mileage. This engine generates maximum power of 6 kW at 6500 rpm and torque of 10.5 Nm at 4,500 rpm. CVT gearbox has been given with this engine. The company claims that the engine has been fine-tuned to deliver very linear power and torque output.

Get lots of features

  • Joining the Jupiter lineup, this new scooter gets a lot of features.
  • Largest under-seat storage space
    Biggest seat in the segment
  • metalmax body
  • External fuel-filler at the front
  • front mobile charger
  • Semi-digital speedometer with average and real-time mileage indicator
  • Side stand indicator and engine inhibitor
  • body balance technology
  • big leg space
  • ETFi Technology
  • TVS IntelliGo Technology
    all-in-one lock
  • Front Mobile/Mobile Charger with Glove Box
  • alloy wheels
  • Disc brakes
  • usb socket

TVS NTorq 125 Race XP
The standard NTorq 125 already comes in as one of the most feature-packed scooters in the segment. But the new Race XP Edition, launched in the year 2021, has been given many segment-first features, which has taken it a level higher. Equipped with new technology, the ex-showroom price of this scooter in Delhi is Rs 83,275.

Received advanced features
TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP scooter gets an updated Smartxonnect connectivity feature and dual riding modes. Smartxonect is a unique Bluetooth-enabled technology that has been integrated with an exclusive TVS Connect mobile app. It is available on both Android and Apple platforms.

This scooter is sound
TVS claims that the new scooter has a first-of-its-kind voice assist feature in its SmartXonect system. It includes several connectivity functions like mode change, navigation, console brightness adjustment and do not disturb.

The special thing is that 15 different voice commands can be given to this scooter. Through which the rider can toggle its features on and off just by speaking. TVS claims that the navigation function of the scooter also gets a feature like ‘Save Address’.

Most Powerful Scooter in the Segment

The TVS Ntorq 125 Race XP scooter continues to be powered by a 125cc single-cylinder engine with Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) technology. This engine generates power of 10.2 PS and torque of 10.8 Nm. It can run at a top speed of 98 kmph. It is being claimed to be the most powerful scooter in its segment.

2022 Aprilia SR 160 and SR 125
The Aprilia SR 160 received a major cosmetic upgrade in the year 2021. The newly updated 2022 Aprilia SR 160 scooter is priced at Rs 1.17 lakh, ex-showroom, in Pune in the Indian market. Compared to the old models, the new models have become costlier by around Rs 12,000 to Rs 13,000.

engine and power
The 2022 Aprilia SR 160 gets the same 160 cc, 3 valve engine as before. This engine generates power of 10.9 bhp at 7600 rpm and torque of 11.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. The new SR 125 also has a 125 cc engine as before. This engine generates 9.8 bhp power and 9.7 Nm torque.

The updated Aprilia SR 160 gets 14-inch alloy wheels and a 6-litre fuel tank. The under-seat storage space is 11-litres. The 2022 Aprilia SR 160 is equipped with CBS (Combined Braking System). These scooters come with a full digital instrument cluster borrowed from the SXR 160. The display gives information about speed, travel and fuel consumption along with tachometer.

The new model looks sharp with elements like new V-shaped LED headlamps and LED taillamps. The grab rail and apron have also been changed. While the old MRF tires have been replaced with CEAT units, the seats have been offered with a split design. Kick guards have also been provided in the scooter.

Suzuki Avenis 125
Suzuki launched the new Avenis a few weeks back. It turns out to be a sporty offering that rivals other sporty scooters in the segment like the TVS NTorq 125 and Honda Dio. The new 125cc scooter is indeed futuristic in every sense, be it advanced features or added convenience apart from attractive sporty styling.

The Suzuki Avenis has been developed by the engineers and designers of Suzuki keeping in mind the young Indian generation, who want convenience and high performance with latest technology features in a scooter to match their pace of life.

engine and power
Suzuki Avenis gets a powerful 125cc engine with FI technology. This engine generates power of 8.7 PS at 6750 rpm and torque of 10 Nm at 5500 rpm. The total weight of the scooter is 106 kgs. Due to the powerful engine and lightweight, it gives a great ride experience.

Powerful Features
Equipped with SEP technology and Suzuki Ride Connect, the new Suzuki Avenis will ensure the sportiest and fastest ride in the city, the company said. You can sync your mobile phone with Suzuki Avenis through the Suzuki Ride Connect application with a Bluetooth enabled digital console.

The rider can make use of features like turn-by-turn navigation, incoming call, SMS and WhatsApp alert display, missed call and unread SMS alert, over speed alert, phone battery level display and estimated time of arrival. Big and bold turn-by-turn navigation ensures that you never lose sight of your destination.

Advanced Features
Keeping in mind the needs of today’s tech savvy Generation Z customers, the Suzuki Avenis console can be connected to both Android and Apple phones. To connect the phone, 1) Download the ‘Suzuki Ride Connect’ application on your Android TM or iOS device 2) After installing the application the user can connect the scooter to the phone. After which features like Navigation Assistance and Last Park Location and Trip Report can be used.

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