Ola S1 vs Simple One vs Ather 450X – Check Out The Spec Comparo of Electric Scooters

Ola vs Simple vs Ather

Electric Scooters are becoming very popular in the Indian market. In the premium electric scooter space, we earlier had very limited options. This segment was pioneered by the Ather 450X but there were the Bajaj Chetak Electric and the TVS iQube too. However, on August 15, 2021, we witnessed a revolution as not just one but two brand new premium electric scooters were launched in the country, namely the Ola S1 & S1 Pro Electric Scooter along with Simple Energy’s One Electric Scooter. So, in this article, we have done a spec-based comparison of Ola S1 vs Simple One vs Ather 450X.

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Ola S1 Electric Scooter

Ola S1 vs Simple One vs Ather 450X

Looks and Design

Looks are a subjective choice and opinions might differ from person to person but in general, all three electric scooters look amazing. The Ather 450X and the Simple Energy One have more of a sporty character with a youthful appeal while the Ola S1 electric scooter has a retro design with modern elements. All these electric scooters get an LED headlamp with a LED DRL. While the headlamp of the Ather 450X and the new Simple One are positioned on the front apron, the Ola S1 gets a conventional set-up. They also feature LED turn indicators, a LED tail lamp and multiple colour variants.

Battery, Range and Charging Time

SpecificationOla S1 Simple OneAther 450X
Battery Capacity3.97 kWh battery pack4.8 kWh battery pack 2.9 kWh battery pack
Riding Range 121 kms236 kms116 kms
Standard Charging Time4.4 hrs2.45 hrs4.4 hrs
Fast Charging SupportYesYesYes
Fast Charging Time0-50 per cent in 18 mins 2.5 kms per minute1.5 kms per minute
Simple Energy one
Simple One Electric Scooter

The Ola S1 electric scooter gets a 3.97 kWh battery pack with a claimed riding of 121 kms on a single charge. It can be fully charged in 4.4 hrs via a standard charger and from 0-50 per cent in just 18 mins using a fast charger. The Simple Energy One electric scooter gets a 4.8 kWh battery pack with a claimed riding range of 236 kms on a single charge. It can be fully charged in 2.45 hrs via a standard charger and 2.5 kms of range per minute using a fast charger. Finally, we have the Ather 450X. It gets a 2.9 kWh battery pack with a claimed riding range of 116 kms on a single charge. The Ather 450X can be fully charged in 4.4 hrs via a standard charger and 1.5 kms of range per minute using a fast charger.

Power, Torque and Acceleration

Specification Ola S1 Simple One Ather 450X
Power 8.5kW (11.5 PS) 7 kW (9.34 PS) 8.15 PS
Torque 58 Nm 72 Nm 26 Nm
Top Speed 90 kmph 105 kmph 80 kmph

The Ola S1 gets a hyperdrive motor that has a peak power output of 8.5kW (11.5 PS) and 58 Nm of peak torque. This electric scooter has a claimed top speed of 90 kmph. The Simple Energy One Electric Scooter gets an electric motor that generates a peak power output of 7 kW (9.34 PS) along with 72 Nm of peak torque. It has a claimed top speed of 105 kmph and finally, we have the Ather 450X. The Ather 450X electric scooter’s battery is coupled with an electric motor that churns out 8.15 PS of power and 26 Nm of peak torque. This EV’s top speed has been rated at 80 kmph.

Ather 450X
Ather 450X

Price Comparison

Electric Scooter Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Ola S1 Electric ScooterRs 85,099 (after subsidy)
Simple Energy One Electric Scooter Rs 1.10 lakhs (before subsidy)
Ather 450X Electric Scooter Rs 1.32 lakhs (after subsidy)
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The Ola S1 Electric Scooter is priced at Rs 85,099, the Simple Energy One Electric Scooter has been priced at Rs 1.10 lakhs and the Ather 450X Electric Scooter is currently priced in India at Rs 1.32 lakhs. All the prices are subject to Ex-showroom Delhi. So, this was our comparison of the Ola S1 vs Simple One vs Ather 450X electric scooters. Which one will be your pick? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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