The Indian government is pushing the adoption of electric vehicles with its attractive policies and incentives that provide various subsidies and low-interest loans to kickstart fast lane adoption of EVs.
Electric Scooters are initially costly to own because of their lithium-ion battery but they require very low maintenance costs because of few moving parts like ICE.
Considering the price cap of Rs. 70,000 let’s check out some electric scooters under the given price range. All the scooters on the list are powered by a lithium-ion battery pack.
1. Okinawa Lite:
Okinawa Lite is priced at Rs. 59,990 (on-road). It is one of the most feature-packed electric scooters in India. It comes with LED headlights and LED console, a start-stop button, an auto handle lock, and a remote boot option. It is powered by 250 Watt hub motor and 1.25 kWh Trontek Battery (LFP). The company offers 3 years of warranty on the battery pack and a 1-year warranty on the scooter.
It can reach a maximum speed of 25 Kmph and the battery can be fully charged in 4 to 5 hours via standard AC socket. The battery pack can be removed only by unlocking the scooter. It offers a range of 55Km on a single full charge and a boot space of 17L.
Batt:RE is the brand by Okaya. LoEV is priced at Rs. 59,990 (on-road). The scooter comes in three battery options listed as 1.15 kWh, 1.44 kWh, 2.04 kWh (LFP). It is also capable of fast charging via 10A fast charger and can be charged within 2.5 hours. The motor used is hub motor and the range offered is 60km per full charge.
The company offers 2 years warranty on the battery pack and the scooter. It comes in the GPS version also which is priced at Rs. 65,000.
3. PURE EV ETrance:
This electric scooter is much like a moped in design which enables it to commute easily in traffic. The scooter is priced at Rs. 51,999 (on-road) and is single-seater only. It is powered by a 1kW pure lithium battery.
The scooter offers a range of 60km per full charge and can be fully charged within 3-4 hours. The company also offers 3 years warranty on the battery pack and 1 year warranty on the scooter.
4. Ampere Reo:
The Ampere reo is priced about Rs. 56,000(on-road). It is powered by 250W BLDC motor and 1.15 kW lithium-ion battery pack.
It offers a range of 60km per full charge and can be charged with 5-6 hours. The company offers a 2-year warranty on the battery pack and 1 year warranty on the scooter.
5. Benling India Icon:
The benling icon is priced at Rs. 65,000(on-road). It is powered by 250W hub motor and 1.32 kWh Siegertech Battery. It comes in Kriti and Falcon models.
This scooter offers 55km of range and can be charged within 4 hours. The company offers 18 months warranty on scooter and 3 years warranty on the battery pack.
This is the list of affordable electric scooters in India which you can buy without hurting your pocket. States like Delhi and Maharashtra offer incentives, do check them out before getting an electric vehicle, there may be chances to save more money or get a low interest e-vehicle loan.