Scooters play an important role in the overall two-wheeler sales in India. The sale of automatic scooters in the country has seen significant growth in the last few years and a mix of factors is responsible for this. First and foremost, the practicality offered by scooters is second to none and these can be used by both the sexes. For this reason, if people want to buy a two-wheeler that can be ridden by almost every member of the family, it is a scooter that first comes to the mind. However, in general, a scooter offers lesser fuel efficiency as compared to a motorcycle of the same engine displacement but still, there are some options available in the market that offer an impressive figure and won't disappoint you when it comes to fuel efficiency. Here we have listed the top five.
This is currently the most fuel efficient scooter currently on sale in India. The Honda Activa-i returns a fuel efficiency of 69.6 kmpl, which is the highest figure for any scooter currently on sale now. Powering the Honda Activa i is a 109cc, single cylinder air cooled engine that is good for churning out respective power and torque outputs of 8 bhp and 9 Nm. The Honda Activa-i is currently on sale in India at a price of Rs 50,173 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Yamaha Ray ZR
Targeted towards young riders, the Yamaha Ray ZR offers a fuel efficiency of 66 kmpl. The scooter gets an aggressive design language and the sharp creases and lines that run across the entire body length that enhances its sporty appeal. Powering the Yamaha Ray ZR is a 113cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine that is good for producing respective power and torque outputs of 7 bhp and 8 Nm. Yamaha Ray ZR price in India is currently Rs 53,561 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base variant.
The Hero Duet is another scooter that offers an impressive fuel efficiency. The scooter delivers 63.8 kmpl which is quite good for daily commutes. Powering the Hero Duet is a 110.9cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine that is good for developing a maximum power output of 8 bhp along with a peak torque of 8.7 Nm. The Hero Duet is currently on sale at the company's dealerships across India at a starting price of Rs 47,250 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Suzuki's good looking scooter Let's will not disappoint you on the fuel efficiency part as it offers a healthy 63 kmpl. The Suzuki Let's gets power from a 112.8cc, single cylinder air cooled engine that is good for shedding out respective power and torque outputs of 8.4 bhp and 8.8 Nm. Suzuki Let's not only offers a simple yet attractive design but also has a good rideability factor. Suzuki Let's is currently on sale in India at a price of Rs 49,237 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
TVS Jupiter has been one of the most popular scooters out there in the market that offers a simple yet appealing design along with some interesting features. The scooter offers a fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl. Currently, the second best selling scooter on sale in India after the Honda Activa, the Jupiter gets power from a 109.7cc, single cylinder, air cooled engine that is good for producing respective power and torque outputs of 7.8 bhp and 8.4 Nm. TVS Jupiter is currently on sale in India at a price of Rs 51,788 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base trim.