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Hero Vida V1 vs rivals: Value comparability | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Hero Vida V1, which is likely one of the most costly scooters in its phase, rivals the Ola S1 Professional, Ather 450X and Bajaj Chetak.

The Hero Vida V1 was just lately launched in India, with the bottom V1 Plus priced at Rs 1.45 lakh and the top-spec scooter priced at Rs 1.59 lakh. Contemplating these costs are ex-showroom, Delhi, the Vida V1 isn’t as reasonably priced as was beforehand anticipated. In reality, at these costs, the Vida V1 has the Ola Electrical S1 Professional, Ather 450X and Bajaj Chetak in its crosshairs. That mentioned, the Hero e-scooter is loaded to the gills with options like a color TFT show, Bluetooth connectivity, and is the one mannequin on this value comparability to characteristic detachable batteries. It is a big comfort for many who face points with establishing charging factors at their properties or reside in areas with no parking services. 

Hero Vida V1 vs Ola S1 Professional: Value

Starting with the Ola S1 Professional, it’s the most reasonably priced scooter in its quartet, priced at Rs 1.30 lakh in Delhi. This value doesn’t embody the present festive season low cost of Rs 10,000 on the scooter which is legitimate until Diwali 2022. All mentioned, the Ola S1 Professional is sort of characteristic loaded, with on-board audio system being one of many stand-out ones. Ola additionally affords the bottom S1 variant at Rs 1 lakh – it has comparatively fewer options, a smaller battery and diminished efficiency. 

Hero Vida V1 vs Ather 450X: Value

The Ather 450X is one other main competitor to the Vida V1 Plus and V1 Professional, with costs in Delhi on the Rs 1.39 lakh mark. The Ather 450X is a feature-loaded, sporty and dependable electrical scooter, a undeniable fact that it has persistently confirmed even when  it was with us as an extended termer. It’s additionally the one scooter right here that, at current, has an energetic fast-charger community. If the Ather 450X appears out of attain because of its costs, one also can go for the 450 Plus variant that sits beneath it, at Rs 1.17 lakh. It, as anticipated, has decrease efficiency and battery vary than the 450X.

Hero Vida V1 vs Bajaj Chetak: Value

This brings us to the Bajaj Chetak, which prices Rs 1.51 lakh in Delhi. It sits bang in between the Vida V1 Plus and Vida V1 Professional’s pricing, though it isn’t as characteristic loaded as them. As an illustration, it doesn’t have a touchscreen show and makes do with an easier LCD unit. What works in Bajaj’s favour is its spectacular styling and construct high quality, whereas the efficiency is first rate within the metropolis. What’s price mentioning is, in contrast to the remainder of the scooters, the Bajaj Chetak doesn’t have a lower-spec variant.

In relation to pricing, what’s your decide? Tell us within the feedback.

*All costs, ex-showroom Delhi

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