Let’s have a look at the list of
essential and useful features that you should expect in your latest scooter-
1) Combined or Integrated Braking System
When you are riding a scooter,
you need a balanced braking effort on both the wheels to stop it without
skidding. Combined braking system or integrated braking system perfectly
balances both front and rear brakes by use of a single lever. Generally, this system
has a rear brake lever, and the front brake automatically works with it. Only
Honda and Hero MotoCorp are providing this feature in their scooters.
2) External Fuel Filling
It is a fundamental feature, but
you should not ignore it while buying your motorcycle. It saves your time when you are running late
for an important event. External fuel filling is available in TVS Jupiter, TVS
Wego, TVS Scooty Zest, TVS Streak, Hero Maestro Edge, Hero Duet, and Mahindra Gusto.
3) Bigger Wheels with Tubeless Tyres
Latest scooters have ditched the
10” wheels over the bigger and more durable 12” wheels with tubeless tyres. Why
bigger wheels? Because they increase the stability of the scooter and enhance
its manoeuvrability as well. TVS Jupiter, TVS Wego, and Mahindra Gusto has 12”
front, and rear wheel, whereas the Honda Activa 125 and Hero Maestro Edge has
it only at the front.
4) Mobile Charger
A mobile charging dock or USB
port is one of the most common features offered in the scooters. This feature
is useful for the customers who forgot to charge their phone at home or are
always on the run. Mostly, mobile charging dock is present under the seat
storage and can be used while the ignition is on. This feature is available in
top scooters like TVS Jupiter, TVS Wego, Hero Pleasure, Hero Duet, Hero Maestro
Edge, and Suzuki Let’s.
5) Telescopic Front Suspension
Telescopic front suspension
maximizes the stability of a scooter in comparison to the conventional
bottom-link type suspension system. It also reduces the impacts of shocks and
vibrations, thereby making your rides smoother and comfortable. Nearly all the
models available in India are coming with the telescopic type front suspension
set-up, except Vespa scooters and 110cc models of Honda scooters
6) Anti-Theft Systems
If you want a worry-free leisure
time rather than worrying about your motorcycle parked in the parking lot, then
you should buy a bike with Anti-Theft Systems. These systems could be found in
the form of an engine immobilizer or a theft alarm. In India, only Hero Maestro
Edge and Mahindra Gusto are equipped with them.
7) Adjustable Seat Height
An adjustable seat height option
is a gift to all the short height riders. The adjuster mechanism lets the rider
increase or decrease the seat height according to his/ her comfort. Mahindra
Gusto has this feature available.
8) Boot Light
We have a habit of stuffing our
boot with a lot of stuff, which makes it impossible for us to find something in
the dark. Won’t that be great if your scooter is equipped with an integrated
boot light? It will make the task easier and reduce the hassle of holding your
phone in one hand with the flashlight on. Scooters with the boot light feature
are Hero Maestro Edge, Hero Duet, and Hero Pleasure.
Now that you know about the
remarkable features present in these latest scooters, it’s the time to get the
one which suits you the best. Go through the given options precisely before you
make the big move. Also, after buying your favourite scooter, don’t forget to
insure it with a comprehensive two
wheeler insurance policy. It just takes a few minutes to protect your ride.
Act now! Buy Reliance's TVS insurance for your Two Wheeler.