Indian two-wheeler market is replete with choices when it comes to automatic scooters. Though the automatic scooters did not have many takers when they were initially introduced, with the passage of time, more and more people were drawn towards it. The major reasons for the wide acceptability of these automatics are that they are stylish, comfortable, affordable and easy to handle two-wheelers.
Piaggio Vespa – The recently reintroduced version of the ever-popular scooter Vespa, has been one of the most popular scooters in India. It is the most expensive automatic scooter in India, thanks to its premium positioning as well as styling. The major features of Vespa include a Monocoque steel body, 125 cc, 3-valve air-cooled engine that generates 10.06 PS of power and 10.60Nm of torque, hydraulic front suspension with anti-dice characteristics, Disc brakes at front and rear, three-spoke alloy wheels and attractive color options. The Vespa costs around INR 75424/- (ex-showroom).
Honda Activa – The Activa is the most sought out and popular automatic scooter among the men and women folk alike. It looks elegant and carries a unisex design and style that endears it to all kinds of people. The stand out features of the Activa include a 109 cc, air cooled, 4-stroke, OHC engine, which generates a maximum power of 8 bhp and a torque of 8.74 Nm, great mileage of 60 kmpl, Combi-brake system and key shutter. The Activa is available for an ex-showroom price starting from INR 43595/-.
Hero Maestro – The Maestro is another popular automatic scooter with a futuristic design and styling. Its specialties include an integrated digital instrument cluster, 109 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, OHC engine that generates a power of 8.2 Ps and a torque of 9.1 Nm, combi-brake system, maintenance free battery and puncture resistant tyres. The Maestro is available for an Ex-showroom price starting from INR 46400/-.
TVS Jupiter – The Jupiter is also a popular automatic scooter that was welcomed warmly by all. It has a pleasing design and style. The most important features of the Jupiter include a 109.7cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, OHC engine that generates a power of 7.88bhp and 8Nm of torque, great mileage of 62 kmpl, tubeless tyres, external fuel fill and smallest turning radius among others. You can buy a TVS Jupiter for a price of INR 44175/- (Ex-showroom).
TVS Scooty Pep Plus – Although tagged as a female scooter, the Scooty has been synonymous with the automatic scooters. It is lightweight and zippy and comes in attractive colors. Powered by an 87.8cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, forced air-cooled engine, the Scooty has a mileage of 65 kmpl and is the lightest scooter. Priced at around INR 41000/- (ex-showroom), it is also one of the most economical two wheelers.