Thinking of buying a peppy scooter that will help you go to college, buy groceries and pick up your brother or sister on your way back home without burning a lot of fuel? Well that’s not a huge task for these scoots. They can very well take you wherever you want to go without putting your pockets on fire. Here is our pick of six scoots with decent fuel efficiency. (All the Fuel Efficiency figures mentioned are ARAI certified.)
The Hero Duet is the indigenous creation of Hero MotoCorp and boasts a full metal body. Even with all of the metal bodywork the bike does not tip the weighing scale to high. The Hero Duet is powered by a 110.9 cc Air cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder OHC engine. The powerplant spouts 8.31 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 8.30 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 5.5 litres
Fuel Economy – 62 kmpl
Price: INR 50,587 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
The Jupiter gets a standard scoot design, but wears quality as its style. The Jupiter is brought to the market for male riders who prefer a less complex riding machine for their daily grind. The TVS Jupiter is powered by a 109.7cc 4 Stroke,Single cylinder,Air Cooled,OHC engine that generated a max power of 7.8 bhp at 7,500rpm and maximum torque of 8Nm at 5,500 rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 5 litres
Fuel Economy – 62 kmpl.
Price: INR 52,676 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
Let’s is Suzuki’s effort to expand its scooter portfolio with a bang. Equipped with Suzuki’s Eco Performance engine the scooty delivers good fuel economy figures without compromising on a lot of power. Powering the Suzuki Let’s is a 112.8cc 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valve engine that is good for 8.5 bhp at 7,500rpm and 9Nm of torque at 6,500rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 5.2 litres
Fuel Economy – 63 kmpl.
Price: INR 56,895 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
The Mahindra Gusto is developed by the automaker from ground up. Packed with a host of features, the Gusto ticks a whole lot of boxes of a rider’s wishlist. The Mahindra Gusto draws power from a 109.6 cc, 4-stroke, Air-cooled, M-TEC Engine that produces 8.0 bhp of power at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque of 9 Nm at 5,500 rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 6 litres
Fuel Economy – 63 kmpl
Price: INR 51,560 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
It is surprising that a Yamaha features in a ‘fuel efficient’ list, but don’t be startled, the automaker has packed this gorgeous scoot with its Blue Core tech that spouts amazing economical figures. The Yamaha Fascino draws power from a four stroke air cooled 113cc single cylinder engine that makes a power figure of 7bhp at 7,500rpm and a max torque of 8.1 Nm a 5,000rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 5.2litres
Fuel Economy – 65 kmpl
Price: INR 53,100 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
Honda Activa i
How could we miss out the Activa when we are talking about scooters. The Activa proved its worth in the criteria much before the maker started to slap the HET sticker on their vehicles. Built with Honda Eco Technology engine the Activa-i inherits good qualities by birth. Powering the Honda Activa-i is a 109.19cc Air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine good for 8 bhp at 7,500 rpm and 8.74 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm.
Fuel Capacity – 5.3 litres
Fuel Economy – 67 kmpl.
Price: INR 50,367 (Ex showroom Mumbai)
Those are the top six scooters in the Indian market today. What do you have to say about the list? Share your views about these scooters with us through the comments section below.