Many companies are launching scooters in India with good features. Ola S1 Pro and Bajaj Chetak scooters have made their mark as popular electric scooters. But, there are many questions regarding Ola S1 Pro and Bajaj chetak. It is more important to compare these scooters and find which one will be better to buy. Here’s a comparison based on price, specification, and design.
|Basis of difference between Ola S1 Pro and Bajaj Chetak||Ola S1 Pro||Bajaj Chetak|
|Price||Rs 1,29,999 (ex-showroom) before subsidy||Rs 1,49,350 (ex-showroom) before subsidy|
|Battery||Three years unlimited km battery warranty||Three years per 50,000 km battery warranty|
|Design||Ola S1 Pro looks modern||Bajaj Chetak looks more retro-futuristic|
|Headlamps||Android-looking headlamp cluster and slim turn indicators are available||Bajaj Chetak comes with a deformed round headlamp with a horseshoe DRL design|
|Top speed of Ola S1 pro and Bajaj Chetak||115 KMPH||80 KMPH|
|Range||The claimed range is 181 km and an actual range of around 135 km||Bajaj Chetak delivers a claimed 90 km range on its under-performance|
|Full Charging time of Ola S1 pro and Bajaj Chetak||6.5 hours||5 hours|
Price in India
The Ola S1 Pro is the high-spec variant, and after the company stopped production of the Ola S1, there is only one electric vehicle left for sale. The Ola S1 Pro comes for Rs 1,29,999 (ex-showroom) before subsidy. The Bajaj Chetak is priced at Rs 1,49,350 (ex-showroom) before subsidy. Ola gives three years unlimited km battery warranty, while Bajaj Chetak gives three years per 50,000 km battery warranty.
Design and Specifications of Ola S1 Pro and Bajaj Chetak
Ola S1 Pro and Bajaj Chetak are very different in terms of design. While the Ola S1 Pro looks modern, the Bajaj Chetak looks more retro-futuristic. While the S1 comes with a plain color option, there are 10 color options to jazz up the exteriors. At the front, an Android-looking headlamp cluster and slim turn indicators are available. The rear end morphs into a functional yet stylish-looking tail lamp.
Bajaj Chetak comes with a deformed round headlamp with a horseshoe DRL design. The steel body has some beautiful lines, creases, and bulges to make the design stand out.
The Ola S1 Pro starts with a specially designed chassis that houses the battery in the curved floorboard. The front end gets single-sided forks while the rear end gets horizontally mounted mono-shock absorbers for suspension duties. The electric scooter generates 8.5kW of motor power along with 58Nm of torque, which pickups the scooter from 0-40kmph in 3 seconds. The scooter gives a claimed top speed of 115 KMPH. There’s a disc brake at the front and rear and still gives you enough room to bring you 36L of under-seat boot space.
On the other hand, Bajaj Chetak brings a 60.3 Ah battery with a 4.08kW motor that gives 14Nm of torque to the wheels. The electric scooter comes with a top speed of 80 KMPH. The scooter gets a single-sided swingarm at the rear while a single-sided telescopic fork at the front. The alloy upfront is mated to a disc brake while the rear works with a drum brake.
Ola S1 Pro vs Bajaj Chetak Range
The Ola S1 Pro has a claimed range of 181 km and an actual range of around 135 km. That’s 6.5 hours of long charge time, but you’ll want to stay away from charging. Bajaj Chetak delivers a claimed 90 km range on its under-performance. It charges 0-100% in 5 hours.
How to order?
Ola S1 Pro is sold online without any dealership network. Ola’s website currently states that the booking window for Ola S1 Pro will open soon. Once this is done, potential buyers can secure a booking by paying Rs 499. Once the booking is processed, Ola will issue an advance window of Rs 20,000 for the scooter. The balance amount is required to be paid upon delivery. The process to buy Bajaj Chetak is simple, and you can buy it online or offline through its dealerships.
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