Updated On: 8 October 2021 Dheeraj Nair
It is an inevitable fact that electric vehicles (EV) are the future of mobility. Plug-in electric vehicles are soon to replace the Internal combustion-based vehicles in the automotive market. At a time when combustion-based vehicles are contributing to the global carbon footprint, EVs are quite an interesting alternative to rely upon for transport. Mobility based companies and logistics also depend on EVs for their business ventures and so does daily commuters in India. Such is the popularity of EVs in today's growing India that has ambitions and aspirations.
However, It is common to find people wedged between making choices of which EV to buy. It is also understandable to see people being curious and have range-related anxiety regarding plug-in electric two-wheelers. This is simply because people have only started to become accustomed to them even with its popularity in India. So, as an icebreaker, we have decided to compare a wide range of electric two-wheelers, to make it easy for its customers to choose. Hence, we have picked the most popular EVs for comparison based on your convenience. They are Ather 450X, Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro.
To begin with, lets us compare the price range of each electric two-wheeler in this Ather 450X vs Ola S1 vs Ola S1 Pro comparison article:
|Ather 450X||Rs. 1,44,500|
|Ola S1||Rs. 88,758|
|Ola S1 Pro||Rs. 1,22,099|
Ather 450X is one of India's most popular plug-in electric scooters as it comes packed with sophisticated features like a touchscreen instrument cluster, an Android-based system with Bluetooth connectivity among others. The Ather 450X is an updated version of the Ather 450 and gets lots of enhancements over its predecessor. It was launched in the Indian electric vehicles market in January 2020 and since then has rocked the EV world. As for the price, the Ather 450X is offered at a price of Rs. 1,44,500 (ex-showroom)
It is quite clear that the Ather 450X is quite pricey compared to the Ola S1 pro, a direct rival of the Ather 450X. Also, we believe that the Ola S1 pro is the better one here when compared with the 450X. This is because the Ola S1 pro comes packed with features that are quite similar to the Ather 450X but unique to the brand's identity. It gets features like a 7.0-inch touch display with navigation and supports Bluetooth, WiFi and 4G connectivity. In addition to these features, the S1 pro also gets a cruise control system and a hill-hold function. Remember, all these features come at a price of Rs. 1,22,099. which is cheaper than the Ather 450X.
|Features||Ola S1||Ols S1 Pro||Ather 450X|
As for Ola S1, it is the most affordable when compared to the other two electric scooters. It too gets a 7.0-inch touch display with navigation. The touchscreen system is powered by an octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. Also, the Ola S1 supports Bluetooth, WiFi and 4G connectivity like its elder sibling, the Ola S1 Pro. Another feature that the S1 gets is a proximity sensor that offers a lock/unlock feature, reverse mode among many other functions. As stated before, this is the most affordable electric scooter packed with goodies best in the segment, when compared to the other two. The Ola S1 is priced at Rs. 88,758 (ex-showroom).
|E-scooters||Ola S1||Ola S1 Pro||Ather 450X|
|Weight||125 kg||125 kg||108 kg|
|Storage Space (under-seat)||36-litres||36-litres||22-litres|
|Ground clearance||165 mm||165 mm|| |
The Ola S1 and Ola S1 pro are both siblings and are quite similar in dimensions. The S1 and S1 pro weighs around 125 Kg and is on the heavier side when compared to the Ather 450X that weighs just 108 Kg. This makes the 450X marginally more nimble and agile to handle than the S1 and S1 Pro. However, when it comes to ground clearance and storage space the Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro have an upper hand. As for the ground clearance, the Ola S1 and S1 pro have a few millimetres more clearance than the Ather 450X which again makes buyers lean towards Ola and its products.
|Specs||Ola S1||Ola S1 Pro||Ather 450X|
|Battery Pack||2.98kWh||3.97kWh||2.9 kWh|
|Motor & Power||8.5kW & 58 Nm torque||8.5kW & 58 Nm torque||5.4 kW /26 Nm of torque|
|Top Speed||90 kmph||115 kmph||80 kmph|
|0-40 kmph||3.6 seconds||3 seconds||3.3 seconds|
|Claimed range||181km /charge||121km/charge||116 km/charge|
It is clear from the aforementioned table that the Ola S1 Pro is the most powerful e-scooter among the other plug-in electric vehicles considered in this comparison article- Ather 450X vs Ola S1 vs Ola S1 Pro. The S1 and S1 pro also have better range capacity than the Ather 450X. Also, it must be taken into consideration that the Ola S1 offers better features and power figures than the Ather 450X at a price that is way better than the Ather 450X.
Thus, with this comparison, we expect new EV buyers to have a fair idea of what to expect from the mentioned e-scooters.
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