Hero Electric Optima vs Avera Retrosa

CX Single Battery scooter

Hero Electric Optima

CX Single Battery

₹ 67,190

vs
Lite e scooter

Avera Retrosa

Lite e

₹ 88,900

vs
STD scooter

Honda Activa 6G

STD

₹ 74,536

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Specifications Overview

Variant Name CX Single Battery Lite e STD
On Road Price ₹ 70,079 ₹ 92,723 ₹ 83,704
Fuel Type Electric Electric Petrol
Mileage(ARAI) --45 kmpl
User Rating 3.8 - 4.0
Transmission Type -Automatic Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
Engine Displacement --109.51 cc

Body & Suspension

Colours
Optima colours

Retrosa colours

Activa 6G colours
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Body Type Electric BikesElectric BikesScooter
Suspension - Front -Telescopic (Hydraulic Type)Telescopic
Suspension - Rear -Double shocker with dual tube3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Frame Type --Under Bone

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type --Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & SI Engine
Max Power --7.79 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque --8.79 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Engine Capacity --109.51 cc
No. of Cylinders --1
No. of valves per cylinder --2
Bore x Stroke --47 mm x 63.1 mm
Cooling type --Air Cooled
Type -AutomaticAutomatic
Fuelling --PGM-FI
Configuration --Single Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type -DigitalAnalogue
Distance to Empty Indicator --Yes
Engine Kill Switch --yes
Odometer -DigitalAnalogue
Speedometer DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Seat Style SingleSingleSingle Seat
Shutter Lock --Yes
Tachometer --Yes
Start Type Remote Start,Push Button StartPush Button StartKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage -DigitalYes
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Safety

ABS - Anti-lock braking system --No
Brake Assist --No
Power Modes --No
Slipper Clutch --No
Traction Control System --No
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) --45 kmpl
Max Speed 45 Kmph55 Kmph85 Kmph
Range/Charge 140 km/Charge140 km/Charge-

Dimensions & Capacity

Length -1875 mm1833 mm
Width -1140 mm697 mm
Height -700 mm1156 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight -140 Kg107 Kg
Wheelbase --1260 mm
Seat Height --692 mm
Ground Clearance --171 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 304.8 mm304.8 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 304.8 mm304.8 mm130 mm
Front Type -DiscDrum
Rear Type -DrumDrum
Front Tyre Size 90/90-1290/90-1290/90-12
Rear Tyre Size 90/90-1290/70-1290/100-10
Tyre Size Spare --No
Tubeless Tyres -Yes-
Wheel Type AlloyAluminium AlloySheet Metal Wheels
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Electricals

Battery Capacity 1536 kwh2.4 kwh0.036 kwh
Battery Type -Lithium FerrousMaintenance Free
Motor Power 12002700-

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) --No

Charging

Charging Socket -YesNo
Charging Time 4-5 Hours3-4 hours-
Fast Charging -Yes-

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Design has a wide appeal owing to conventional styling
  • Gets Telescopic Forks and Alloy Wheels
  • Quite well priced as compared to some of the rivals
  • Fuel tank filling from outside
  • Full metal body
  • Silent Start
Cons
  • Ride quality could have been better
  • Some owners have reported niggles with electricals
  • No front disc
  • No USB charging port
  • Weak performance

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Hero Electric Optima and Avera Retrosa and Honda Activa 6G Owner Reviews

  • Optima Review
  • Retrosa Review
  • Activa 6g Review
  • SM
    Sanjeev Mehra   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Optima

    4.2
    Please do not buy this electric scooter, the quality of the materials used is very bad. I have used it, and would not recommend anyone to buy this.
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  • JM
    Jaisingh Mantri   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Optima

    4.6
    Its a good scooter fir city use. It can travel up to 42 kms in a single charge and have a very low maintainence.
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  • YR
    Yashwant Rai   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Optima

    4.4
    The portable battery of the Optima HX makes charging quick and easy. Simply take out the battery to recharge it while relaxing at home or at work. It is light in weight and rides smoothly, making it ideal
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  • HD
    Hiren Deka   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Optima

    4.2
    Very good electric scooter and its also environment friendly. I purchased this electric scooter as a step towards saving the earth and its really good.
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    • Likes (5)
  • MS
    Mahesh Sharma   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Optima

    4.2
    It is very easy to handle, & features LED headlamps also. Overall, a great buy.
    • Likes (7)

Comparisons for Hero Electric Optima vs Avera Retrosa

Confused between Optima & Retrosa? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Hero Electric Optima or Avera Retrosa? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about CX Single Battery variant of Hero Electric Optima, it has been priced at Rs 70.08 K. On the other hand, Avera Retrosa will cost you Rs 22.64 K more than Optima. Lite e variant of Avera Retrosa comes with a price tag of Rs 92.72 K. Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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Hero Electric Optima vs Avera Retrosa vs Honda Activa 6G FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of Hero Electric Optima?

    The on-road price of Hero Electric Optima is Rs. 70.08 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Avera Retrosa?

    The on-road price of Avera Retrosa is Rs. 92.72 K in New Delhi