Growing traffic has forged many into the gearless race, along with others who can safely keep their things under the seat. These two basic and most convincing factors have made the scooter market grow many folds in the last 15 years. Buying a scooter is much easy and the same offers much more practicality than the same priced motorcycle.
Here is a list of 10 most convincing and popularly bought scooters in India under INR 50,000. You can choose your favorite brand as it is no way mandatory that the one on the last would be anything less than the first.
Starting with the most selling product of India, the Activa comes in three different configurations. The 110 cc, Activa-i and Activa 3G carry a price tag of INR 46,596 and INR 49,900 respectively. They provide 8 BHP and 8.74 Nm of torque, mated to a V-Matic transmission.
Know more about Honda Activa here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/activa
The second most selling and technologically the most advanced of all scooters under INR 50,000, the TVS Jupiter is powered by a 109.7 cc engine producing 7.88 HP and 8 Nm of torque. It uses 12 inch wheels and telescopic suspension for the front. It costs INR 48,809.
Know more about TVS Jupiter here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/tvs/jupiter
Hero's Duet is nothing less than anyone in the segment. It offers a metal body, unlike Activa's fiber one and comes with the newly developed engine from Hero. The engine is good for 8.31 BHP and 8.30 Nm of torque. It is quite heavy at 116 kg when compared to others between 100-105 kg. It comes with a price tag of INR 47,100.
Know more about Hero Duet here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/hero/duet
Priced at INR 49,336, the Ray Z carries the moto-scooter design with its body embedded headlight and sporty graphics. it is powered by the same 113 cc engine as all other Yamaha products, claiming a fuel efficiency of 66 kmpl. it is one of the most attractive option when buying a scooter for everyday use.
Know more about Ray Z here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/ray
The trendy scooter from Mahindra carries features like a flip key and seat height adjustment in its higher variants. It rides on 12 inch wheels and also has a 125 cc variant. The 110 cc Gusto is good for 8 BHP and 9 Nm of torque whereas it costs INR 45,410.
Know more about Mahindra Gusto here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/mahindra/gusto
The advanced version of the last generation Maestro, the Edge offers the Hero's latest 110 cc engine and a lightweight approach when compared to Hero Duet. It uses LED tail light and commands a price tag of INR 49,500. It even offers features like mobile phone charging and immobilizer in the higher variants.
Know more about Hero Maestro here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/hero/maestro
Honda Dio carries the same tried and tested Activa engine and comes with a trendy moto-scooter design. The surprising fact is that is costs even less at INR 48,264. More fun, less money makes it a good deal for those who need something different.
Know more about Honda Dio here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/dio
Alpha may not be one of the best seller but surely carries an aggressive front fascia, inspired from the super sport series of Yamaha bikes. The turn indicators are sharp and it even carries a unique looking instrument console. It recently got new colors and a disc brake in the higher priced variant while the standard Alpha costs INR 49,336.
Know more about Yamaha Alpha here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/alpha
One of the most affordable scooters currently, the Hero Pleasure is peppy and attractive in its own way. It costs INR 44,900 and comes with the smallest of all, 102 cc engine producing 6.91 BHP and 8.10 Nm of torque.
Know more about Hero Pleasure here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/hero/pleasure
For INR 46,411, Suzuki offers the Let's in various shades and the same carries no-nonsense design with minimum weight gain. At just 98 kg, the Let's is quite powerful with its 112.8 cc engine producing 8.7 BHP and 9 Nm of torque. As I said before, the last one offers more than the first in every way !
Know more about Suzuki Let's here - http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/suzuki/lets