TVS iQube Electric vs Bajaj Chetak Electric: The electric two-wheeler segment has become a new playing field for top bike manufacturers like TVS and Bajaj.
Publish Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 08:51 PM IS
New Delhi | Jagran Auto Desk: Indian motorcycle company TVS launched its iQube electric scooter in New Delhi for a street price of 1.08.012 rupees. Driven by a 4.4 kW electric motor, the e-scooter was first introduced in Bengaluru in January 2020 to get a positive response. The vehicle is available from selected dealers throughout the state capital and can be booked for purchase for a token amount of Rs 5,000.
The electric two-wheeler segment has developed into a new playing field for top bike manufacturers like TVS and Bajaj. The latter celebrated a comeback in the scooter segment Chetak Electric introduced last year. Both TVS iQube and Bajaj Chetak Electric cost more than a lakh. Let’s compare the two:
TVS iQube Electric
Driven by a The 4.4 kW electric motor TVS iQube Electric reaches a top speed of 78 kilometers per hour. The company offers customers the choice between SmartXHome – an RFID-enabled, Bluetooth-connected, secure charging solution for the home. With SmartXHome you can track the charging status via your iQube app. The battery takes six hours to fully charge and has a range of 75 kilometers.
The road price of Rs 1.08,012 in Delhi and Rs 1.15,000 in Bengaluru includes a three year warranty (or 50,000 kilometers) and one year roadside assistance. The e-scooter is available from selected dealers across Delhi and can be booked for purchase for a token amount of Rs 5,000.
Bajaj Chetak Electric
Bajaj Chetak Electric is powered by a 3 kWh battery in combination with an electric motor and has a first-class range of 95 kilometers in eco mode and 85 kilometers in sport mode. It is an IP67 certified vehicle and offers a high level of durability. It takes five hours to fully charge the battery and a 60 percent charge by 25 percent.
The ex showroom price of Rs 1.20,000 for the Premium model and Rs 1.15,000 for the Urban model includes a three year (or 50,000 kilometers) battery guarantee.