Ather Electric Vs Bajaj Chetak Electric
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Ather Electric V/S Bajaj Chetak Electric

Should you buy Ather electric scooters or Bajaj Chetak - compare the two brands and select the best for yourself.

The Ather’s electric scooter from the Bengaluru-based two-wheeler brand, Ather Energy. As of now, Ather has released two models Ather 450 and Ather 450X. Ather

Ather 450 is available in only one variant which is  450 STD. Ather 450x is available in two variants, Ather 450 Plus and Ather 450X and Ather 450 in STD Variant only. Whereas Bajaj Chetak is available in two variants, Urbane and Premium.

To compare accurately let’s get into some key highlights of all Ather 450,450X and Bajaj chetak

Ather 450

Ather 450 is powered by a BLDC motor with a maximum power of 7.34s and a max torque of 20.5Nm. It takes 5.25 hours to get completely charged and claims to give a range of 75 km/charge

It has a combined braking system, consisting of a digital speedometer and odometer.

With a battery warranty of 3 years and Battery type being lithium-ion & a capacity of 2.71 kWh, it also comes along with a low battery indicator. The price of Ather 450 starts at Rs 1.13 lakh and is available in only one color.

Ather 450

To know about mileage and performance refer to the following information

Max Speed 80 kmph
Acceleration (0-40 kmph)3.58s
Acceleration (0-60 kmph)7.54s
Acceleration ( 0-100 kmph)19s
Quarter Mile 16.16s @ 81.11kmph
Braking (60-0 kmph)23.05 mm

Ather 450X

Ather 450X is powered by a 3300 W PMSM motor with a maximum power of 4.4PS and a max torque of 26Nm. It takes 5.45 hours to get completely charged and claims to give a range of 85 km/charge

It has a combined braking system, consisting of a digital speedometer and odometer.

The battery type being lithium-ion comes along with a low battery indicator. It also has additional features like Ride Stats, Live Location and Vehicle State Tracking, Music Control, Call Control, Welcome Lights, Voice Assistant.

The price of Ather 450X starts at Rs. 1,27,916 and goes up to Rs. 1,46,926. Ather 450X is offered in 2 variants :  Ather 450 Plus and the top variant Ather 450X which comes at a price tag of Rs. 1,46,926.

Ather 450X

To know about mileage and performance refer to the following table.

Max Speed80 kmph
Acceleration (0-40 kmph)3.41s
Acceleration (0-60 kmph)6.94s
Acceleration (0-80 kmph)13.74s
Braking (60-0 kmph)22.14s
Braking (80-0 kmph)43.50s

Bajaj Chetak

On the other hand, the Bajaj chetak is powered by a 4080 W BLDC Motor with a maximum torque of  16 Nm. It takes 5 hours ( less than Ather’s both models discussed above ) to get completely charged and claims to give a range of 95 km/charge

It has a combi braking system, consisting of a digital tripmeter, speedometer, and odometer.

It gives a max speed of 70kmph and braking (60-0 kmph ) of 2.8 mm.

It has additional features like Keyless Start-Stop System, Water Resistant (IP67 Rating), Glove Box, Battery Warranty (3 Years, 50000 km), Touch Sensitive Switches, Reverse Gear, Regenerative Braking System. The price starts from 1 lakh Rs and is available in 6 colors.

Bajaj Urbanite Chetak

As a conclusive part of comparing these electric vehicles, there are some pros and cons of these too, which might help you in deciding.

  • Ather 450X

Pros :  Ather 450X has a Warp mode which will make most petrol-powered scooters eat dust. It consists of a balanced chassis with a good weight distribution making the scooter extremely agile. This ev is good enough for everyday commutes.

Cons : Rather the Switchgear quality could’ve been better in ather 450X and also short mirror stalks hamper the rearview.

  • Ather 450

pros : Ather 450 Feels very zippy in urban conditions its Build quality and finish levels are top-notch.

Cons : Brakes lack feel and lock up very easily, ABS is missing.

  • Bajaj Chetak

Pros : Bajaj chetak has a Top-notch build and paint quality making it a quality appearance. Its Performance is easily on par with 110cc petrol scooters.

Cons : But it does not have much room for a pillion, it’s ride quality at speed could feel a little harsh .Also, the speedometer is difficult to read under bright sunlight.

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