Last updated on – Jan 31, 2017

5 Best Scooters in India 2016

5 Best Scooters in India 2016

The numerous two wheeler makers are trying to extend its share in the Indian two-wheeler market in scooter segment this year by introducing their flagship and iconic scooters for the commons. And, the riders are also showing their interest in the scooters segment. The trend of scooters are increasing day by day as the scooters are more comfortable and easier to handle than the motorcycles. It also give the freedom that anyone who belongs to any age group or any gender can ride it easily without any coziness. As a result of it, the companies are planning to launch their new scooters, which are furnished with the next generation technologies and having an eye pleasant body language in the upcoming months. The Honda Activa, TVS Jupiter, Hero Maestro, Hero Duet and Honda Dio are the best scooters (scooties) in Indian two wheeler market according to the sales report.

As we know that year 2017 has started and which scooter will achieve the best sales figure. Till now, Honda Activa maintains the 1# ranking across India in scooter segment. Some new scooters will launch in 2017 and will fight from Activa like Aprilia 125, Hero Dash, Yamaha Ray 125, etc. Let’s have a look on the details of the best 5 scooters, listed here  in terms of power, mileage, price and people interest. And most importantly the sequence is given as per the total sales of these scooters in the passing months.

List of Best 5 Gearless Scooters in India

Ranking Model Name Sales Report 2016 Details
1 Honda Activa 27,46,479 Units More
2 TVS Jupiter 5,92,077 Units More
3 Hero Maestro Edge 4,16,465 Units More
4 Hero Duet 3,06,125 Units More
5 Honda Dio 2,47,259 Units More

1. Honda Activa

The Honda Activa is an award-winning flagship scooter from the company that has has been popular in the domestic market since its arrival. Honda Activa is equipped with 109.2 4-Stroke Single Cylinder HET engine which churns out 8 BHP at 7500 RPM  and a torque of 8.83 NM at 5500 RPM. HMSI claims 60 KMPL mileage on Activa 3g with HET and Air cooled engine. Honda launched an Activa-i model in 2013. It is the stylish and cheaper model in the segment against the 110 cc engine scooters. The new Activa-i  gets a light weight design and sharp fresh graphics. Activa-i is powered by 109.19 with a single cylinder, which generates 8BHP of maximum  power and 8.74NM peak torque. This model is available in three versions namely Activa 125, Activa-i and Activa 3G.

Honda Activa 125

First we talk about the new Honda Activa 125, It looks very premium with its black apron, dynamic graphics, V shaped turn indicators and one piece tail lamps. The single unit wide seat seems very comfortable and promising for a comfortable ride.

Honda Activa 125

Honda Activa 125

The Honda Activa 125 is powered by a 125cc engine which returns 8.6 BHP of power at 6500 RPM and 10.1 Nm of torque at 5000 RPM. The scooter comes equipped with Honda’s trusted technology as Honda Eco Technology which assists in delivery of claimed mileage of 60 KMPL. It is in collaboration with four stroke and Air-cooled engine unit to provide healthy performance. Recently, the HMSI has introduced a new model of Honda Activa 125 with minor updates. It comes with new LED headlights, AHO, 3D Honda emblem and a new mobile-charging socket, etc. The company is selling the Activa 125 in two variants as Activa 125 Standard and Activa 125 Deluxe.

Activa 125 Standard:

  • This variant has been priced at INR 56,392 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). It comes with four paint schemes option as Midnight Blue Metallic,  Rebel Red Metallic,  Black, Pearl sunbeam White.

Activa 125 Deluxe:

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  • This model gets INR 60,808 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) price tag and It also sold in four color choices as Rebel Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Black, Pearl sunbeam White.

Honda Activa 3G

The Honda Activa 3G was launched in February 2015 after some modifications in Actica 110. Activa 3G is featured with graceful tail lamp, stylish 3d emblem logo and new dynamic body design. These points are attracting the riders. For the safe braking, the company loaded a (CBS) Combi Brakes System on the front and 130mm drum at rear.

Activa 3g Majestic Brown Metallic

Activa 3g Majestic Brown Metallic

Honda Activa is equipped with 109.2 4-Stroke Single Cylinder HET engine which helps to produce 8 BHP at 7500 RPM of power and 8.83 NM at 5500 RPM torque in a single run. HMSI has claimed a 60 KMPL mileage on Activa 3g with HET and Air cooled engine.The new generation Activa is also called a Activah. It is available in only single variant, Activa 3G.

Activa 3G

  • It starts at Rs 50,219 (Ex-Showroom in New Delhi). The company offers six eye catching colors such as Black, Majestic Brown Metallic, Trance Blue Metallic, Geny Grey Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic and Pearl Amazing White.

Honda Activa-i

Honda launched an Activa-i model in December 2013. It is a cheaper and stylish version of Activa model in domestic market against other 110cc engine displacement scooters. The new Activa-i comes with light weight design and new sharp graphics which give a fresh and energetic feel. Activa-i is powered by 109.19 with single cylinder, which generates 8BHP of power and 8.74NM peak torque. The company claimed 70 KMPL mileage on the road, two variants are available in the domestic market first is standard and another is deluxe.

 Activa I Pearl Trance Yellow


Activa I Pearl Trance Yellow

Activa-i Std

  • The company sells in just Rs 46,916 (Ex-showroom New Delhi). It is available in four attractive colors Pearl Trance Yellow, Candy Jazz Blue, Pearl Amazing White and Black.

Activa-i Dx

  • Activa-i Dx starts at Rs.47,406 (Ex-Showroom New Delhi). It is available in three colors like as Orchid Purple, Pearl Amazing White and Imperial Red.

Honda Activa Sales:

  • January 2016 Sales are 2,10,123 Units
  • February 2016 Sales are 2,10,028 Units
  • March 2016 Sales are 2,19,926 Units
  • April 2016 Sales are 2,33,935 Units
  • May 2016 Sales are 2,37,317 Units
  • June 2016 Sales are 2,26,686 Units
  • July 2016 Sales are 2,56,173 Units
  • August 2016 Sales are 2,80,790 Units
  • September 2016 Sales are 3,01,529 Units
  • October 2016 Sales are 2,50,681 Units
  • November 2016 Sales are 1,80,811 Units
  • December 2016 Sales are 1,38,480 Units
  • Till December Month Honda Activa Sales 27,46,479 Units (Approx)

2. TVS Jupiter

TVS Jupiter Million R Edition

TVS Jupiter Million R Edition

TVS Jupiter is a gearless scooter from the company that has been designed to target the youth riders. The scooter has an attractive appearance which is in nexus with features like big headlight, arrow shape air-intake at the front and wide comfortable seat. The Jupiter is one of the best scooter which is featured with a compact engine that offers an enjoyable ride in the city areas. TVS Jupiter is powered by a 109cc, single cylinder and air-cooled engine that generate a decent amount of power output. The scooter is equipped with power modes, which offers excellent power in the both conditions as Power mode and Eco mode. The scooter returns an impressive mileage of 60 KMPL. This scooter is available in three variants as TVS Jupiter MillionR Edition, Jupiter ZX and Jupiter in the two wheeler industry.

TVS Jupiter MillionR Edition

  • This limited edition variant comes with the front disc brake facility and holds the price tag of INR 53,034 exclusively applicable at Delhi dealerships. The TVS Jupiter Million R Edition is INR 2,000 costlier than the regular model. Apart from the front disc brake aid, it received some more features as Extreme Royal Wine Color, Dual Tone Seat, Beige Floor mat, Beige Panels, Chrome Mirrors, Chrome 3D Jupiter Logo, Million Edition Emblem, Mobile Charger and Million Edition Keyring.

TVS Jupiter:

  • This model carries an economical rate tag of INR 49,034 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and have five attractive shades which includes Matte Beige, Sparkling Silver, Pristine White, Midnight Black, Titanium Grey and Volcano Red.

TVS Jupiter ZX:

  • This variant has been priced at INR 51,057 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). It receives five paint schemes as Pristine White, Volcano Red, Midnight Black, Sparking Silver, Matte Beige, and Titanium.

TVS Jupiter Sales:

  • January 2016 Sales are 42,838 Units
  • February 2016 Sales are 47,712 Units
  • March 2016 Sales are 51,597 Units
  • April 2016 Sales are 43,256 Units
  • May 2016 Sales are 43,867 Units
  • June 2016 Sales are 46,145 Units
  • July 2016 Sales are 46,557 Units
  • August 2016 Sales are 51,728 Units
  • September 2016 Sales are 60,943 Units
  • October 2016 Sales are 63,014 Units
  • November 2016 Sales are 54,838 Units
  • December 2016 Sales are 39,582 Units
  • Till December TVS Jupiter Sales are 5,92,077 Units (Approx)

3. Hero Maestro Edge

Maestro Edge

Maestro Edge

The Hero Maestro is an automatic scooter which comes with an impressive graphic and look. The scooter offers smooth ride quality and takes care of your rides as the scooter is equipped with a Combined Braking System. The propelling power comes from a 110.9 cc, 4-stroke and air-cooled engine, which returns a maximum power of 8.31 BHP at 8000 RPM and a peak torque of 8.30 Nm at 6500 RPM. The scooter’s ARAI fuel economy is 65 KMPL. The scooter is being sold in the domestic market in two variants, Maestro Edge VX and Maestro Edge LX.

Maestro Edge VX: 

  • Maestro Edge VX is available at a price tag of INR 51,380 with several color schemes of Techno Blue, Shooting Night Star, Matte Blue, Matte Vernier Grey, Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red and Pearl Silver White. All colors makes it appealing unique.

Maestro Edge LX:

  • The model keeps a cost effective price tag of INR 49,930. It also seven alternative in colors as Techno Blue, Shooting Night Star, Matte Blue, Matte Vernier Grey, Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red and Pearl Silver White.

(Both Exclusive Showroom Prices in Delhi)

Hero Maestro Sales:

  • January 2016 Sales are 48,002 Units
  • February 2016 Sales are 42,815 Units
  • March 2016 Sales are 40,388 Units
  • April 2016 Sales are 35445 Units
  • May 2016 Sales are 25,589 Units
  • June 2016 Sales are 24,281 Units
  • July 2016 Sales are 32,311 Units
  • August 2016 Sales are 37,397 Units
  • September 2016 Sales are 41,550 Units
  • October 2016 Sales are 45,018 Units
  • November 2016 Sales are 26,320 Units
  • December 2016 Sales are 17,349 Units
  • Till December Hero Maestro Sales are 4,16,465 Units (Approx)

4. Hero Duet

Hero Duet

Hero Duet

Hero Duet, built around on all new chassis and metal body, it is a stylish scooter and offering from the country’s largest two wheeler maker. Featured with excellent dimensions and ergonomics, Hero Duet houses a 111cc air-cooled single cylinder engine which gives a massive power output to propel the scooter. As an additional feature, it has a mobile charging port, side stand indicator, tubeless tyres, external fuel filler, boot light and analog instrument console and for safety integrated braking system is installed on the scooter. Hero Duet comes in two variants, Duet LX and Duet VX with attractive colours. Both the variants have difference in battery and the dashboard setup of the scooter.

Hero Duet LX:

  • It has been launched at a price tag of INR 47,830 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and it is available in six colors as Grace Grey, Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Matte Nature Green and Vernier Grey.

Hero Duet VX:

  • It is available in the market at INR 49,480 and comes in same six colors option as Grace Grey, Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Matte Nature Green and Vernier Grey.

Hero Duet Sales:

  • January 2016 Sales are 24239 Units
  • February 2016 Sales are 31456 Units
  • March 2016 Sales are 34593 Units
  • April 2016 Sales are 39,271 Units
  • May 2016 Sales are 33,304 Units
  • June 2016 Sales are 24,017 Units
  • July 2016 Sales are 24,391 Units
  • August 2016 Sales are 28,364 Units
  • September 2016 Sales are 25,168 Units
  • October 2016 Sales are  24,581 Units
  • November 2016 Sales are 16741 Units
  • December 2016 Sales – N/A
  • Till December Hero Duet Sales are 3,06,125 Units (Approx)

5. Honda Dio

Honda Dio Candy Jazzy Blue Scooter

Honda Dio Candy Jazzy Blue Scooter

According to the sales report of July and August, youngsters are showing their keen interest to buy Honda Dio as against to the new Access 125 (1,47,034 Units approx sales –  January, 2016 to August, 2016). The scooter has got fourth position in the August, 2016 sales report. Earlier, Honda Dio was introduced in January 1988 and was equipped with two stroke, 50cc AF18E single-cylinder engine. After split between Hero and Honda, HMSI has launched an updated version of Dio at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo with new style and an advanced headlight featuring. While in 2013, Honda has improved the Dio’s fuel economy and the fitted COMBI brakes system.

Talking about the engine specs, Honda Dio comes equipped with an air cooled, 4 strokes, SI engine with 109.20cc displacement. The engine is tuned to generate 8BHP of power and 8.77NM of torque with automatic transmission. The company claims to deliver 60Kmpl of fuel economy with the HET Technology.

Recently, HMSI has updated the Dio with fresh body graphics and attractive color options. More on the list, the scooter comes with wide comfortable seat, enough leg space, 18 liter trunk storage for your belongings. As far as safety concerned, the new Dio runs on the tubeless tyres with incorporated Combi Brake System that looks after the rider and pillion safety. The Delhi exclusive showroom price is INR 48,580 only.

Honda Dio Sales:

  • January 2016 Sales are 17,661 Units
  • February 2016 Sales are 10,243 Units
  • March 2016 Sales are 13,664 Units
  • April 2016 Sales are 15,201 Units
  • May 2016 Sales are 17,099 Units
  • June 2016 Sales are 14,928 Units
  • July 2016 Sales are 32,388 Units
  • August 2016 Sales are 35,479 Units
  • September 2016 Sales are 33,248 Units
  • October 2016 Sales are  34,872 Units
  • November 2016 Sales are 13,383 Units
  • December 2016 Sales are 9093 Units
  • Till December Honda Dio Sales are 2,47,259 Units (Approx)

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