Hero Electric Photon vs Raftaar Electrica

Base scooter

Hero Electric Photon

Base

₹ 79,940

vs
LA scooter

Raftaar Electrica

LA

₹ 48,540

vs
STD Drum Brake scooter

Hero Destini 125 XTEC

STD Drum Brake

₹ 70,290

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Specifications Overview

Variant Name Base LA STD Drum Brake
On Road Price ₹ 89,773 ₹ 50,627 ₹ 78,936
Fuel Type -Electric Petrol
Body Type Electric Bikes Electric Scooter -
Mileage(ARAI) --50 kmpl
User Rating 3.2 - 3.9
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity --5 Litres
Engine Displacement --124.6 cc

Body & Suspension

Colours
Photon colours

Electrica colours

Destini 125 XTEC colours
Images
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Photon images
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Electrica images
Hero Destini 125 XTEC  Front Profile image
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Destini 125 XTEC images
Body Type Electric BikesElectric Scooter-
Suspension - Front TelescopicTelescopic (Hydraulic Type)Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Suspension - Rear -Double shoker with dual tube technology (Hydraulic)Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Hub MotorHub Motor-
Max Power 1000-1400 W250 W9.12 PS @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque --10.4 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Engine Capacity --124.6 cc
No. of valves per cylinder Electric--
Bore x Stroke --52.4 x 57.8 mm
Cooling type --Air Cooled
Type AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Fuelling -Electric-
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type DigitalDigital-
Luggage Space -Yes-
Odometer -DigitalDigital
Speedometer digitalDigitalAnalogue
Start Type Self Start OnlySelf Start OnlyElectric Start
Fuel level guage -DigitalYes
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Safety

ABS - Anti-lock braking system -No-
Slipper Clutch --Dry, Centrifugal
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) --50 kmpl
Max Speed 42 Kmph25 Kmph85 Kmph
Range/Charge 60 km/Charge100 km/Charge-

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1970 mm1825 mm1809 mm
Width 745 mm715 mm729 mm
Height 1145 mm1100 mm1154 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 116 Kg60 kg114 kg
Wheelbase --1245 mm
Seat Height -874 mm778 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm180 mm155 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity --5 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 254 mm--
Rear Disc/Drum Size 254 mm--
Front Type Drum--
Rear Type DrumDrum-
Front Tyre Size 3.00-103.00-1090/100-10
Rear Tyre Size 3.00-103.00-1090/100-10
Tyre Size Spare --90/100 - 10
Tubeless Tyres -YesYes
Wheel Type TubelessAlloyAlloy
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Electricals

Battery Capacity 1.44 kwh1.5 kwh0.48 kwh
Battery Type Lithium-ionVRLAMF Battery
Motor Power 250 W250 W-

Entertainment & Communication

Charging

Charging Socket Yes-Yes
Charging Time 8-10 hours4-6 Hours-
Fast Charging -1 - 2 hours-

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • 1500W (output) BLDC motor
  • 18 Ltr storage
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Disc Brakes
  • Hero's widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Nimble in size, easy to maneuver in traffic
  • The portable battery pack is a boon for riders
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Hero’s widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Powerful & fuel-efficient scooter
  • Ride quality is one of the best in the segment
Cons
  • Feels dated already
  • hardware should be improved
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Low ground clearance
  • Plain jane design
  • Feels dated already
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Not as equipped as the rivals

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Hero Electric Photon and Raftaar Electrica and Hero Destini 125 Xtec Owner Reviews

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  • NS
    Nilesh Sodnar (Verified)
    16 Days ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    1
    Ya photon elictric bike bhout kharab hai koi ise na kharide mere pass hai

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  • JR
    Julian Roy (Verified)
    3 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    At this pricing point, it's a fantastic scooter. It is highly beneficial to our environment, and the price of gasoline is rising every month.

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  • TH
    Tapan Hazra (Verified)
    4 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    Best option in this price segment, Environment friendly as it saves fuel. Even the looks, style and engine is quite powerful.

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  • DR
    Dr Roy (Verified)
    4 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    4.2
    Great looks, available at economical price. Also environment friendly but the battery back up sucks and replacement also takes of lot time, as service is all poor.

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  • K
    Kashish (Verified)
    5 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    4.6
    When I went to inquire about the Hero Electric, I was immediately drawn to this scooter. The salesperson was also good, but he didn't have a lot of knowledge, and he was a little puzzled about several technical aspects.

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Comparisons for Hero Electric Photon vs Raftaar Electrica

Confused between Photon & Electrica? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Hero Electric Photon or Raftaar Electrica? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Base variant of Hero Electric Photon, it has been priced at Rs 89.77 K. On the other hand, Raftaar Electrica will cost you Rs 39.15 K less than Photon. LA variant of Raftaar Electrica comes with a price tag of Rs 50.63 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 Photon vs Raftaar Electrica FAQs

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

    The on-road price of Hero Electric Photon is Rs. 89.77 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Raftaar Electrica?

    The on-road price of Raftaar Electrica is Rs. 50.63 K in New Delhi