Here are 7 things to look for while buying an electric scooter in India
Before buying an electric scooter, it is important to get acquainted with the technological specifications of your vehicle. The electric scooter battery is the life of your electric two-wheeler. Ampere electric scooters are available in 2 kinds of batteries- Li-Ion Battery and Lead Acid Battery.
The battery type also gives an idea about the range and speed of your electric scooter. Electric scooter charging is convenient and easier than the hassle of refueling in fuel-based vehicles. All you need to do is charge it for the required amount of time at night from the comfort of your home, and ride away the next day!
If your travel route involves rough roads, heavy traffic, and unprecedented weather, your electric scooter needs to be strong enough to ride through this. Ampere electric scooters are built to last and reliable. These can smoothly maneuver through rough terrains and confined streets. Also, the batteries are IP 65/67 enclosure protected so that they are well guarded from entry of water.
3. Style & Features
To keep up with your lifestyle today, you deserve an electric scooter with features that go with your needs. Trendy and youthful electric scooters with ample legroom and boot space is an increasingly popular feature for the new age electric scooter.
The safety and comfort of electric scooters are essential given the haphazard nature of the roads in Indian cities and towns. A stylish electric scooter that has heads turning by as you ride past makes every ride a breezy one.
4. License Requirement
Make sure to check the license and registration requirements before buying an electric scooter. An electric scooter with a top speed of less than 25kmph is exempted from registration. Licensing for these electric scooters is not required and this enables students less than 18 years of age to ride their electric scooter to school and college too. Licensing and registration is required for electric scooters with speeds higher than 25 kmph. Ampere currently has 2 models – Zeal and Magnus Pro in this category.
5. Cost Savings
When it comes to deciding your budget for an electric scooter, it is important to note that the price of an electric scooter depends on several aspects. Electric scooter price in India differs based on the type of the battery used. Li-ion batteries are more efficient and have superior performance; hence they cost more than lead-acid batteries.
The running costs of an Ampere electric scooter stands at Rs. 15 paise/km. By choosing electric scooters, you save an additional average of Rs. 50,000 annually as compared to fuel vehicles. Ampere has affordable and functional electric scooters that help with cost saving in the long run.
The range of your electric scooter determines how much distance it can cover on one full charge. According to your daily commute, you can choose an electric scooter that provides the necessary range you require. Ampere electric scooters offer range in electric scooters from 50 km to 75 km per charge. You can browse through Ampere’s collection of electric scooters with different ranges for a clearer idea.
Along with range, the speed of your electric scooter is imperative while choosing the best electric scooter. Electric scooters with low speeds are ideal for commute in the city. It is easy and safe to ride a low speed electric scooter through traffic and narrow lanes. The high speed electric scooter collection is aimed towards people on the go who need a fast-paced scooter to match their lifestyle.
For better understanding, you can check out Ampere electric scooters to find e-bikes available at varying maximum speeds.
Head over to an Ampere store nearby and choose an electric scooter of your choice. Take an electric scooter for a test ride to make sure you make a satisfactory purchase. Switch to electric, switch to Ampere!