Electric scooters are gaining popularity as a convenient, eco-friendly, and cost-effective mode of personal transportation. In India, two of the most popular electric scooters are the Ather 450X and Ola S1 Pro. In this article, we'll compare these two models based on their features, price, specs, range, speed, battery, and design.
Features: The Ather 450X comes with a 7-inch touchscreen dashboard, Bluetooth connectivity, app-based riding modes, 4G connectivity, and a host of smart features like over-the-air updates, remote diagnostics, and location tracking. The Ola S1 Pro also features a digital touchscreen, app-based riding modes, and 4G connectivity. It also has a unique reverse mode that allows for easy maneuvering in tight spaces.
Price: The Ather 450X is priced at INR 1.59 lakhs (ex-showroom) while the Ola S1 Pro is priced at INR 1.29 lakhs (ex-showroom). However, Ola offers a range of financing options including a monthly subscription plan that includes maintenance and insurance.
Specs: The Ather 450X is powered by a 6kW motor and can reach a top speed of 80 km/h. It has a claimed range of 116 km on a single charge. The Ola S1 Pro, on the other hand, is powered by a 2.98 kW motor and has a top speed of 115 km/h. It has a claimed range of 181 km on a single charge.
Range: As mentioned earlier, the Ather 450X has a claimed range of 116 km while the Ola S1 Pro has a claimed range of 181 km. However, real-world range may vary depending on factors like riding style, terrain, and weather conditions.
Speed: The Ather 450X can reach a top speed of 80 km/h while the Ola S1 Pro has a top speed of 115 km/h. However, it's worth noting that the maximum speed limit in most Indian cities is 50-60 km/h.
Battery: The Ather 450X comes with a 2.9 kWh lithium-ion battery while the Ola S1 Pro comes with a 3.97 kWh lithium-ion battery. Both models feature fast-charging capability and can be charged up to 80% in about an hour.
Design: The Ather 450X has a futuristic and sporty design with sharp lines and a distinctive front apron. It comes in three colors - white, grey, and green. The Ola S1 Pro has a more retro-inspired design with round headlamps, a curvy body, and a large rear grab rail. It comes in ten colors - matte black, matte pink, matte blue, matte grey, matte red, sky blue, yellow, red, white, and silver.