5 Ways to Choose the Perfect Electric Bike/Electric Scooter in India 2019

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If you are opting to buy  electric bike or scooter instead of conventional petrol or diesel one then you are on the right track.An electric bike or scooter is powered completely by electricity and is propelled by an electric motor.There are many ways to choose an electric bike depending upon your needs and requirements. The newly launched electric bikes/scooters have performance and top speeds much more similar to the conventional petrol bikes.Recently launched Tork T6X and Ather 450 are classic examples of this.

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Electric Bike or Electric Scooter buying guide in India

There are basically 4 parameters you should consider while buying an electric bike in India this year

#1.Range

#2.Top Speed and Acceleration

#3.Battery type and Warranty

#4.Price

#5.Purpose

Let’s look into details how these parameters help you to choose the best electric bike in India

 

#1. Range or Mileage

Range indicates the distance travelled by your electric bike on a single charge before draining completely. Certain electric scooters launched in India has range more than 100 kms.

All Okinawa Models are designed to travel larger distances

View on-road price of all Okinawa Models

Among all Hero Electric models Hero Electric Photon has highest range of 110 kilometers

Twenty Two Flow can go upto 160 kms in single charge but is yet to be launched in Indian market.

High range electric bikes

# 2.Top Speed & Acceleration

For those residing mostly in cities and requires speedy transportation, top speed and acceleration should be taken into count.

City dwellers requires constant acceleration and de-acceleration during their journey. Many newly launched electric bike and scooters have aggressive top speeds.

If you are looking for a sporty Electric Bike then switch to Ather 450,The smartest electric bike in India.Also Ather 450 has a top speed of 80 kmph and can go 0 to 40 kmph in 3.9 seconds .

Tork T6X can go a fabulous top speed of 100 kmph. It can go from 0 to 60 kmph in just 8.7 seconds. Hope Tork T6X gets launched by the end of 2019.

Hero electric Photon is a high speed scoter and can go a top speed of 45 kmph. Even Okinawa scooters Praise and Ridge can goes a top speed of 75 kmph and 55 kmph respectively.

High speed electric bikes

# 3. Battery Life & Warranty

We have two battery types that power Electric bikes  Lithium-ion and Lead Acid Batteries.

Lithium-ion batteries are more reliable and boosts range,reduces charging time.

The only problem with Lithium-ion batteries is its cost.They cost more than Lead Acid batteries.

Okinawa i-Praise and Ridge Plus are the models from Okinawa having Lithium-ion Batteries.

Hero Electric has launched all its models with Lithium-iion battery only.It has stopped the production of Lead acid batteries hence we can see the rice in price of Hero Electric Models.

View all Hero Electric Models

# 4.Price of Electric Bike/Scooter

https://www.electriq.in/ampere-reo/If you are looking for a cheap electric scooter that can fit in your budget Hero electric models and ampere scooters are viable options. Hero electric Flash e5 (Rs.55,000) is the cheapest among Hero electric variants.

Even the standard version of both Ampere scooters Ampere V48 and Ampere Reo are priced at Rs.30,590 and Rs.39,534 respectively.

But if price is not a concern for you then you must opt for Ather energy scooters Ather 340 (Rs.1.1 lakh) and Ather 450 (Rs.1.25 lakh) due to their outstanding features and smart technologies incorporated.

If you are a bike enthusiast then you must buy the new Tork T6X priced at Rs.1.25 lakh. A fabulous motorcycle with immense features. The booking of Tork T6X has started on Tork’s website.

Cheapest electric bikes

#5.Purpose

It it equally important to know for what purpose you are going to use your electric bike.If your sole purpose is daily commute then prefer use any of the electric scooters mentioned above.

If you are looking for electric scooters that can carry luggage or goods then we suggesst to go with Hero Electric NYX or Avan Motors.

Scooters from AVAN motors are specially designed for couriers and delivery boys.

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The use of electric scooters to clean up today’s polluted environment has been a very successful experiment. I appreciate you for giving us information about electric scooters and I look forward to the articles you have written.
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I need a electric scooter for my daughter …advice me the best option available