Top 3 Gearless Scooters for Ladies in 2020


The best two-wheeler manufacturers in India have designed easy to ride, comfortable and safe scooters, for ladies. Check out the three best scooters for ladies, including their features, specifications, variants, price and more.

The thriving two-wheeler market in India comprises of multiple brands, offering myriad choices. While that is good, in every way, it does pose quite a puzzle for the consumer. Picking the right two-wheeler, from among what's on offer can be a tedious task. Remember the choices go beyond colours and designs, because there is much more to a two-wheeler than that, right. We are talking about features, specifications, mileage, price and wheels and tyres.

Be it a working woman, a college student or a stay-at-home mom, today's woman is fiercely independent, preferring to be mobile and on her own. An admirable quality, you'll agree. And what better way to move around a city or town than on a two-wheeler. It is a reliable, comfortable and safe means of transport and easy to manoeuvre through traffic.

Technologically advanced two-wheelers or scooters come with automatic self-ignition. Further, they are fuel-efficient and offer excellent mileage and ideal for Indian roads. Two-wheelers recommended for girls and women come in cubic capacity (cc) of engine ranging between 125cc to 150cc. We have curated a list of the three best gearless two-wheelers, suitable for ladies, based on performance and other features.

Honda Activa G6 – BS6


The Honda Activa scooter needs no introduction. It has been a favourite ride, of Indians, since 1999. The latest BS6 compliant Honda Activa G6 was launched in the Indian market, at the beginning of the year (2020). The new model comes with several new features, including a shiftless transmission (CVT - continuously variable transmission), which is considered better than the standard automatic transmission.

The scooter is available in two models; the Honda Activa 6G STD and Honda Activa 6G DLX. Their approximate ex-showroom price ranges between Rs. 64,000 and Rs.66,000, respectively.

Important Features


  • Eco metre
  • Engine start/stop button
  • External fuel fill with double lid (no longer under the seat)
  • LED tail lamp
  • Metal body
  • Telescopic suspension
  • USB mobile charger outlet
  • Six year warranty (3-year standard warranty, extendable by another three years)
  • Under seat storage cavity
  • All India authorised dealers

Specifications


The new Honda Activa G6 is sturdy, weighing at 108kgs and has a fuel tank capacity of 5 litres. It boasts of a maximum power of 7.89PS @ 7500rpm and maximum torque of 8.4N/m @5500rpm with a displacement of 109.7cc.

The Honda Activa uses the trademark Tumble flow technology, which enhances fuel efficiency, and the eSP technology it comes with boosts mileage by roughly 10%. The Activa G6 is fitted with 12" alloy wheels and tubeless tyres.

Colours


The Honda Activa is available in six colours –
  • Black
  • Dazzle yellow metallic
  • Glitter blue metallic
  • Matte grey metallic
  • Pearl precious white
  • Pearl spartan red

Piaggio Vespa


Piaggio Vespa is one of the top scooter brands in the world. It is also amongst the oldest two-wheeler brands and has been around since 1946. Piaggio Vespa ranks among the finest scooter manufacturers, globally, even though it entered the Indian market rather late, in 2012, to be precise. This premium brand of scooter comes at a premium price; the Piaggio Vespa scooters are among the costliest in the range, costing close and upward of one lakh Indian rupees.

Piaggio Vespa sells a wide range of two-wheeler models, in India, such as the following:
  • Vespa Urban Club
  • Vespa SXL 150
  • Vespa VXL 150
  • Vespa SLX 125
  • Vespa VXL 125
  • Vespa ZX125
  • Vespa LX125
  • Vespa Elegante 149
  • Vespa SXL 149
  • Vespa VXL 149
  • Vespa Elegante 125
  • Vespa Notte

Key features


  • Digital console metre, fitted with helpful features such as, odometer, fuel indicator, mode trip and trip metre
  • Comfortable seats for an enhanced the riding experience
  • Imported wide-rimmed tyres with better stability and road grip and five spoke alloy wheels
  • Improved safety features
  • Unique, all new colours
  • Choice of accessories

The Vespa 150cc is the best in its class, with an 11.6 PS at 7000 rpm and a torque of 11.5 N/m at 5500 rpm. The 150cc two-wheeler is capable of doing 96 km/hr, under suitable conditions. Coming to the critical question of mileage - while mileage is generally controlled by factors such as traffic conditions, terrain, speed and driving pattern, the Vespa boasts of superior power and torque that reflects in mileage between 40-45 km/litre.

An under the seat storage cavity of 16.5 litres is roomy, and can easily hold a helmet and a handbag and other things. A snap-shut storage unit in the front of the scooter, resembling a car's glove compartment, comes in handy for keeping small items.

The company offers warranty for two-year or 24,000 km, (whichever happens first) on both 125cc and 150cc variants, with an option for extending the same, on payment, for another two years or 24,000 km on the road. The offer can be availed at any authorised dealer. The Vespa brand provides excellent after-sale service at numerous service centres located across the country.

Fitted with some neat accessories, the Piaggio Vespa makes a wise investment. It comes with a factory-installed front visor, bumper guard and perimeter kit. And a complementary curved helmet is given on the purchase of the Piaggio Vespa 150cc.

Colours


The Vespa 150cc is available in six shades:
  • Blue
  • Matte Black
  • Matte Red
  • Matte Yellow
  • Orange
  • White

The company provides 24/7, free roadside assistance during emergencies - breakdowns and accidents. Support can be reached at the company's toll-free number – 1800-2090-260.

Yamaha Fascino 125 FI


Yamaha offers three products in the gearless scooter segment:
  • RAZYR Street Rally 125 FI
  • RAZYR 125 FI
  • Fascino 125 FI

We are covering only the Fascino 125 FI, as it is the best inline. Yamaha is a relatively new entrant in the scooter market. The brand's forte, thus far, was in building motorbikes. Some of the greatest bikes in the world have been designed and built by Yamaha. It would be correct to state that Yamaha is well-acquainted with the designing and manufacturing of two-wheelers.

Available in vibrant colours, the Yamaha 125 FI scooters are stylish, with innovative, striking designs. The BS6 compliant Yamaha Fascino 125 FI boasts of unique features such as Fuel Injection (FI) and an engine, which according to the manufacturer, is 30% more efficient, giving the mileage a substantial boost of 16% to approximately 66km/litre. The Yamaha Fascino 125cc is among the popular gearless two-wheelers for ladies.

Technical specifications


Powered by a single-cylinder 113cc air-cooled engine, the Fascino has a maximum torque of 9.7Nm torque @ 5000rpm and a maximum power of 8.2PS @ 6500 rpm. The scooter's fuel tank has a capacity of 5.3 litres. And at 99 kgs, is relatively light and easy to handle the vehicle.

The Yamaha Fascino comes with a side-stand engine cut-off switch, as well as a start/stop system. It also has Yamaha's trademark front disc brake with UBS, for added safety. The front wheel is bigger than the rear wheel, at 12" and 10" respectively, for better stability. The scooter has sheet metal wheels and tubeless tyres. The under-seat storage is huge, with a capacity of 21 litres.

Colours


The Yamaha Fascino is available in attractive colours –
  • Cyan Blue
  • Dark Matte Blue
  • Metallic Black
  • Metallic Blue
  • Suave Copper
  • Yellow Cocktail
  • Vivid Red

Contact an authorised dealer for these scooters and book an appointment for a test ride.


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