Ever since the launch of Honda Activa in 2001, there has been an emerging trend of automatic scooters in India. Commuters, who are unwilling to delve into some serious ‘gearing up’ while on road, often prefer non-geared bikes over the geared ones. Today, all prospective scooter buyers are spoilt for choice as almost all leading brands of two-wheeler manufacturers are coming up with newer models of scooters in light speed. As per the financial reports in 2017, sales of scooters have crossed a threshold of 5.6 million, and in all probabilities, automatic scooters are here to stay. Moreover, Two Wheeler Loans readily available in the market today have provided an aid to quick finances for prospective scooter buyers. Check out the top 10 non-geared bikes trending in India.
Here’s a look at the top 10 non-geared bikes/scooters of 2018 which you can buy in India.
1. Honda Grazia
Launched the last year, Honda Grazia is a 125 cc, all-new designed scooter introduced to India by a Japanese company. With a maximum power of 8.52 bhp at 6,500 rpm and 10.54 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm, this scooter tops the list in terms of appearance and innovation and is currently priced at Rs 59,043. It has a long list of features among which some include LED headlamps, digital instrument console, combi-braking system and much more.
2. Honda Activa
The largest selling two-wheeler in current times, the Honda Activa has three models – Activa 4G, Activa i, and Activa 125. While the first two models are equipped with a 109 cc engine, making 8 bhp and 9 Nm, the last one gets a 124.9 cc motor, deliberating 8.52 bhp and 10.54 Nm. The prices of Honda Activa vary between Rs 47,000 and Rs 60,000, depending on the list of its features and design.
3. TVS NTorq 125
TVS NTorq is a 125 cc automatic scooter launched by TVS, with an edgy and angular design. It is said to be one of the most feature packed scooters running on Indian roads today. Some primary features include a smart connect system, LED daytime running lamps, front disc brake, 22 liters of fuel storage, USB port and so on. Priced at Rs 58,687, NTorq deliberates a maximum power of 9.3 bhp at 7500 rpm and 10.5 Nm of peak torque at 5500 rpm.
4. Suzuki Burgman Street
The first ever 125 cc maxi-scooter launched in India, Suzuki Burgman Street is a blend of uniqueness and an out-of-the-box design. Its engine pumps out 8.58 bhp at 7,000 rpm along with 10.2 Nm at 5,000 rpm. Currently priced at Rs 68,000, Suzuki Burgman Street is feature-rich with a couple of up-front cubicles along with a 12V socket, an optional USB charger, LED headlamp, and so on.
5. TVS Jupiter
Loaded with power-packed features such as external fuel-filler cap, telescopic suspension, optional disc brakes, pass switch and much more, TVS Jupiter gives a claimed fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl. The 12 inch wheels at front and rear offer a smooth ride quality. The 109 cc motor deliberates at 8 bhp and 8 Nm, and has an ex-showroom price of Rs 49,666.
6. Hero Maestro Edge
Hero MotorCorp’s Maestro Edge is powered by a 1109 cc engine which pumps out 8 bhp and 8.7 Nm of torque. The bike’s front rear wheels are widened up to 12 inches, whereas the ones behind are of 10 inches. This no-geared bike has a host of features like LED tail lamp, telescopic suspension up front and a BS IV compliant engine with AHO; and the single variant of Maestro Edge is priced at Rs 50,480.
7. Suzuki Access
Over 2.65 lakhs of Suzuki Access have been sold in FY2017. With a BS IV compliant engine and AHO, this 124 cc of engine churns out 8.6 bhp and 10.2 Nm. It is also packed with a list of features such as disc brakes, telescopic suspension, etc. Currently, the drum-brake variant of Suzuki Access is available at a price of Rs 54,302, while the disc brake variant, available for Rs 57,615.
8. Yamaha Fascino
The Fascino is packed with a 113 cc engine that gets 7 bhp and 8.1 Nm, and gives a fuel efficiency of 66 kmpl. Although it does not have a disc brake variant, it gets a telescopic suspension up front. The single variant of Yamaha Fascino is priced at Rs 54,330.
9. TVS Scooty Zest
TVS Scooty Zest is well-suited for female riders, and is often known for its style, agility and lightweight body. It also gives a fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl and has the same engine composition as that of Jupiter. The standard variant of the bike is priced at Rs 46,538, and the matte version is priced at Rs 48,038.
10. TVS Scooty Pep Plus
Introduced in 2003, TVS Scooty Pep is designed to set newer benchmarks of comfort and convenience. The upgraded version, Scooty Pep Plus, is built on extensive customer feedback. The single variant, available in 6 colors, has a 80 cc engine, fuel efficiency of 68 kmpl and churns out 5 bhp. Currently, the TVS Scooty Pep Plus is priced at Rs 39,995.
Now that you’re well-informed about the top choices of non-geared bikes this season, buckle up to bring your ride home at the earliest. Worried about the finances? Apply for a two-wheeler loan with TAB Capital, and get your loan approved in just 10 minutes! To know more, visit here.
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