The Bajaj Chetak electric scooter is priced between Rs 1,42,620 and Rs 1,44,620 (ex-showroom), which the TVS iQube electric scooter is available for Rs 1,36,077 (ex-showroom).
The Bajaj Chetak and the TVS iQube are two of the most popular electric scooters in India.
- The Bajaj Chetak is currently on sale only in Bengaluru and Pune.
- The TVS iQube is sold only in Bengaluru and Delhi at present.
- Both electric scooters come with a lithium-ion battery.
If you talk about electric scooters in India, the two products that instantly come to mind are the Bajaj Chetak and the TVS iQube. Both are quite capable and have USPs of their own. Let us check out how they fared against each other in terms of sales in April 2021.
Before talking about the April 2021 sales of the Bajaj Chetak electric scooter and the TVS iQube electric scooter, we must inform you that the former is currently on sale only in Bengaluru and Pune, while the latter is sold only in Bengaluru and Delhi at present.
There was a magnificent increase of 466.67 per cent in Bajaj Chetak’s sales to 510 units in April 2021 from 90 units in March 2021. However, the sales of the TVS iQube declined 13.52 per cent to 307 units in April 2021 from 355 units in March 2021.
April 2021 sales
March 2021 sales
|Bajaj Chetak electric scooter||510 units||90 units||466.67% up|
|TVS iQube electric scooter||307 units||355 units||13.52% down|
The Bajaj Chetak is available in Urbane and Premium variants. While Urbane is priced at Rs 1,42,620 (ex-showroom), Premium costs Rs 1,44,620 (ex-showroom). The TVS iQube is offered in a single fully-loaded variant for which the customers have to shell out Rs 1,36,077 (ex-showroom).
The Bajaj Chetak electric scooter is equipped with a 4kW motor paired with an IP67-rated 3kWh (48V, 60.3 AH) lithium-ion battery. The motor delivers 16Nm of peak torque. The battery can be charged at any three-pin AC 220V, 5A wall socket. A 25 per cent charge can be achieved in an hour, 80 per cent in three-and-a-half hours and 100 per cent in five hours. You can ride the Chetak in either Eco mode or Sport mode. The claimed range for the electric scooter is 95km in Eco mode and 85km in Sport mode.
The TVS iQube electric scooter employs a Bosch-sourced hub-mounted 4.4kW BLDC motor. There are three lithium-ion battery packs covered in an aluminium case. With a combined capacity of 2,250Wh, the li-ion battery packs enable the iQube to obtain a maximum range of 75km in a single full charge, which can be achieved in approximately six hours. It can accelerate from 0 to 40kmph in 4.2 seconds and has a claimed top speed of 78kmph.
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