Bajaj Chetak electric scooter was introduced by the company in the year 2020 in the month of January, which is being well-liked by the customers. There are many Electric Scooters at the moment to compete with this electric scooter in the market. In view of this, in our article today, we have compared it with Ather Energy 450x, which is a great electric scooter of the Indian company itself. In this article, these two have been compared on the basis of range, price, features, so that you will be able to easily choose the best scooter out of the two.
Bajaj Chetak, Ather 450x Design and Specifications
In terms of design, both Bajaj Chetak and Ather 450x are completely different. The Chetak sports a retro-modern design with a steel body. The headlight present in it is reminiscent of the old Chetak. However, now it gets LED illumination. The scooter also gets scrolling LED blinkers, flush body panels, and 12-inch alloy wheels. You also get plenty of storage space at the front and under the seat.
Apart from this, the Ather 450X is equipped with very modern styling. The Ather is thinner and more compact than the Chetak. It also gets LED headlights, taillights, and indicators with the auto-turn-off feature. The scooter gets 12-inch alloy wheels and comes with 22 liters of boot storage.
Features and Specifications
In terms of hardware, the Bajaj Chetak electric scooter comes with a 4.08kW motor that generates 16Nm of torque to give the scooter a top speed of 70kmph. It has support for battery quick charging, which can top it from 0 to 100 percent in about 5 hours. With 60 minutes of charging, the battery can be charged up to 25 percent. Bajaj claims that the battery can last up to 70,000 km or 7 years.
The Chetak has 3 ride modes, which include Eco, Sports, and Reverse. Also, the battery is IP67 rated which makes it waterproof and dustproof. It has a digital console that shows speed, range, battery usage and also supports Bluetooth connectivity with your smartphone. It also comes with a remote key that can help you easily locate the scooter within a range of 30 meters as in vehicles.
The Ather 450x, on the other hand, is powered by a more powerful 6kW motor that produces 26Nm of torque. Regarding the 450x, the company claims that its top speed is 80kmph. This scooter can accelerate from 0 to 40kmph in just 3.3 seconds. It gets four riding modes like Warp, Sport, Ride, and Eco. The battery can be charged from 0 to 100 percent in 5 hours 45 minutes.
In addition, there is a digital dashboard with a 7-inch TFT display that also gives access to music and calls when connected to your smartphone. It also gets a tire pressure monitoring system and welcome lights. The battery is IP67 dust and water-resistant, which means the scooter can be operated in all weather without tension.
Bajaj Chetak and Ather 450x Range
The Bajaj Chetak is powered by a 60.3 kWh battery, which is claimed to give a range of up to 90 km on a single charge. You will get this range only when you run the scooter in eco mode. Apart from this, the Ather 450x gets a range of up to 85 km on a single charge. In this too, this range will be available only when the scooter is run in eco mode. This scooter has a battery of 2.9 kWh.
How to buy Bajaj Chetak and Ather 450x?
It is quite easy to order and buy a Bajaj Chetak or Ather 450x. Both these scooters can be bought either online, or you can go to your nearest dealer to buy them. Bajaj recently expanded the availability of the Chetak electric scooter in its offline stores, and can now be purchased directly through Bajaj showrooms across 20 cities. Meanwhile, Ather does not have such a huge network of offline showrooms as Bajaj does, but it is still present in most of the major cities of the country. You can also visit Ather website like Bajaj and book your scooter online.
Bajaj Chetak and Ather 450x Price
First of all, let’s talk about the price of the Bajaj Chetak electric scooter, then it can be bought in Maharashtra for Rs 1,19,684 (ex-showroom). However, there will be a difference in its price in different states such as its price in Gujarat is Rs 1,63,943 (ex-showroom). At present, this electric scooter is being sold in 20 states of India.