Top Five Scooters for Women in India

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The level of convenience and practicality offered by an automatic scooter is unparalleled, which is why they are the preferred type of two-wheeler for scores of women in India. We take a closer look at the top five women-centric scooters that are currently available in the Indian market.  

 

TVS Scooty Zest

 Top 5 Scooters for Women – TVS Scooty Zest

The Scooty Zest is a delight to ride around town. It is light and compact, making it easy to manoeuver in traffic, and it offers a very smooth ride. Thus the new Zest remains true to the fundamental ethos of the Scooty range, but has evolved in terms of performance, and design. It is much faster than before, and also looks more mature and contemporary. It has sufficient space for two people on board, and comes fitted as standard with a host of practical touches.

Read our full road test review of the Scooty Zest here

 

Seat Height

760mm

Weight

98.5 kg

Convenience Features

2 bag hooks, open front storage, easy-to-use center stand, tubeless tyres

Storage Capacity

19 L

Power

7.9 bhp

Pros

Design, Performance, Nimble Handling, Ride Comfort, Price, Mileage

Cons

Nothing Notable

Price

(ex-showroom, Delhi)

Rs 42,500

 

 

Hero Pleasure

 Top 5 Scooters for Women – Hero Pleasure

The Hero Pleasure is a smart and lightweight scooter that has been designed with women in mind. It is compact, has a smooth engine, and comes fitted with many useful features as standard. It is a cinch to ride in the city too, thanks to its small dimensions and low kerb weight. If you are looking for a fuss-free scooter, do check out the Hero Pleasure.

Read our full road test review of the Hero Pleasure here

 

Seat Height

765mm

Weight

101 kg

Convenience Features

Under seat storage, front storage box, mobile charging socket, light for underseat storage

Storage Capacity

Not Specified

Power

6.74 bhp

Pros

Design, Smooth Engine, Manoeuvrability

Cons

Lacklustre Performance

Price

(ex-showroom, Delhi)

Rs 44,650

 

 

Yamaha Ray

 Top 5 Scooters for Women – Yamaha Ray

Yamaha’s first scooter is targeted squarely at female consumers. It doesn’t have one single feature that stands out over the rest, but it performs commendably well on all aspects. It feels light on its feet, has adequate power for city riding, and is very comfortable to boot. Plus, it looks really cool too.

Read our full road test review of the Yamaha Ray here

 

Seat Height

760mm

Weight

104 kg

Convenience Features

Open front storage

Storage Capacity

15.5 L

Power

7 bhp

Pros

Design, Handling, Ride Comfort

Cons

Not many features

Price

(ex-showroom, Delhi)

Rs 45,850

 

 

Suzuki Let’s

 Top 5 Scooters for Women – Suzuki Let’s

Suzuki’s first 110cc scooter might be diminutive in size, but it packs quite a punch. It is one of the most powerful scooters in the segment, and given the low kerb weight, which makes it one of the fastest too. It is a fun scooter to ride around town, easily manoeuvrable though tight gaps, and offers a smooth ride to boot. It may not be strong on all aspects, but if you are inclined towards performance and don’t mind a few quirks, do check out the Suzuki Let’s.

Read our full road test review of the Suzuki Let’s here

 

Seat Height

765mm

Weight

98 kg

Convenience Features

Front bag hook, optional mobile charging socket

Storage Capacity

Not Specified

Power

8.7 bhp

Pros

Performance, Handling, Build Quality, Ride Comfort

Cons

Uninspiring Design, Lack of Features

Price

(ex-showroom, Delhi)

Rs 41,931

 

 

Honda Activa-i

 Top 5 Scooters for Women – Honda Activa-i

The Activa-i takes the tried-and-tested mechanicals of the standard Activa 110, and offers it in a compact and stylish package. It is much lighter than the Activa, and therefore quicker and more agile, which makes it fun to ride. It doesn’t skimp on the practicality factor either, offering capacious under seat storage and a sizable floor board. A good choice if you are looking for a simple no-frills scooter that’s reliable and practical.

Read our full road test review of the Honda Activa-i here

 

Seat Height

765mm

Weight

103 kg

Convenience Features

Bag hook

Storage Capacity

18 L

Power

8 bhp

Pros

Design, Performance, Handling

Cons

Ride quality, Not Many Features

Price

(ex-showroom, Delhi)

Rs 45,613

 

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Jaichandran Jayapalan
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