Last updated on – March 24, 2017

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.

Best Scooters in India 2017

Best Scooters in India 2017

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 2017.

List of Best 5 Gearless Scooters in India

Ranking Model Name Sales Report 2017 Details
1 Honda Activa 4,14,094 Units More
2 TVS Jupiter 1,03,685 Units More
3 All New Suzuki Access 125 53,679 Units More
4 Hero Maestro Edge 50,984 Units More
5 Honda Dio 43,226 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 4g 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 4G.

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 56,954 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). It comes with five paint schemes option as Midnight Blue Metallic, Black, Pearl Amazing White, Rebel Red Metallic, Mat Crust Metallic.

Activa 125 Deluxe:

  • This model gets INR 61,362 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) price tag and It also sold in five colour choices as Midnight Blue Metallic, Black, Pearl Amazing White, Rebel Red Metallic, Mat Crust Metallic

Honda Activa 4G

Activa scooter has been leading the Indian scooter industry from a decade. The Activa is an also a winner among most of the scooters of Honda two wheeler automotive segment. Until now, the Activa came into three generation with almost similar patterns but now Honda launched and revamped the Activa with its fourth generation Activa 4G. The new generation Activa is said to be BS IV compliant which is a mandatory featured by government issues in the public interest. Other prominent features counted are AHO (Automated Headlamp On), mobile charger socket in the list.

honda-activa-4g

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 4g with HET and Air cooled engine.The new generation Activa is also called a Activah. It is available in only single variant, Activa 4G.

Activa 4G

  • It starts at Rs 50,730 (Ex-Showroom in New Delhi). The company offers seven eye-catching colours such as Black, Imperial Red Metallic, Trance Blue Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Majestic Brown Metallic, Matte Selene Silver Metallic

 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 2017 Sales are 1,96,996 Units
  • February 2017 Sales are 2,17,098 Units
  • Till February Month Honda Activa Sales are 4,14,094 Units (Approx)
  • January 2016 to December 2016 Honda Activa Sales were 27,46,479 Units (Approx)

2. TVS Jupiter

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 Million R Edition

TVS Jupiter Million R Edition

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 eight attractive shades which includes Matte Beige, Sparkling Silver, Pristine White, Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, Volcano Red, Jade Green, Mystic Gold

TVS Jupiter ZX:

  • This variant has been priced at INR 51,689 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). It receives two paint schemes as Matt Blue, Stallion Brown.

TVS Jupiter Sales:

  • January 2017 Sales are 51,868 Units
  • February 2017 Sales are 51,817 Units
  • Till February Month TVS Jupiter Sales are 1,03,685 Units (Approx)
  • January 2016 to December 2016 TVS Jupiter Sales were 5,92,077 Units (Approx)

3. All New Suzuki Access 125

The Japanese two wheeler maker, Suzuki also keep revising their products constantly, recently the firm has launched a facelift scooter Suzuki Access 125 in the Indian market. It comes with a powerful powerplant, comfortable seats and a stable ride. The scooter offers excellent riding experience as it comes with a good ground clearance of 160mm. Talking about its engine and transmission, it is powered by a 125cc powerhouse that churns out a maximum power of 8.58 BHP and the mill is coupled to a CVT gearbox. The 125cc scooter gives a good mileage of 43 KMPL.

Suzuki Access 125

Suzuki Access 125

All New Suzuki Access 125:

This variant has been priced at INR 53,634 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and comes with six paint schemes as Deep Blue, Candy Sonoma Red, Pearl Mirage White, Metallic Matt Fibroin Gray, Glass Sparkle Black, Metallic Sonic Silver, All colors are very unique.

Suzuki Access Sales:

  • January 2017 Sales are 26,884 Units
  • February 2017 Sales are 26,795 Units
  • Till February Month Suzuki Access Sales are 53,679 Units (Approx)
  • January 2016 to December 2016 Suzuki Access Sales were 2,27,451 Units (Approx)

4. Hero 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

Maestro Edge

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, 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, Pearl Silver White.

(Both Exclusive Showroom Prices in Delhi)

Hero Maestro Edge Sales:

  • January 2017 Sales are 18,563 Units
  • February 2017 Sales are 32,421 Units
  • Till February Month Hero Maestro Edge Sales are 50,984 Units (Approx)
  • January 2016 to December 2016 Hero Maestro Sales were 4,16,465 Units (Approx)

5. Honda Dio

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.

Honda Dio Candy Jazzy Blue Scooter

Honda Dio Candy Jazzy Blue Scooter

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 colour options. More on the list, the scooter comes with wide comfortable seat, enough leg space, 18 litre 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 2017 Sales are 21,763 Units
  • February 2017 Sales are 21,463 Units
  • Till February Month Honda Dio Sales are 43,226 Units (Approx)
  • January 2016 to December 2016 Honda Dio Sales were 2,47,259 Units (Approx)

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