With the scooters now getting more powerful and advanced, the users and riders are now considering multiple scooters good for long distance riding in 2023 in India
Are you one of those who love long-distance riding? Or are you one of those who require to commute on the highways regularly? In such a case, a number of bikes are already available in the market for users looking to use a two-wheeler for regular long distance commutes. However, for those who are planning to buy a new scooter for the same, here is a list of the top 5 best scooters for long distance riding in 2023 in India that are worth checking out.
- Yamaha Aerox 155
The Yamaha Aerox is currently one of the most VFM and powerful scooters on sale in India and is offered with a strong and sporty design language, a long list of features, and a powerful engine. For those wondering, the Yamaha Aerox 155 is powered by an R15 derived 155 cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve petrol engine that churns out a peak power and torque output of 15 PS and 13.9 Nm respectively. This engine channels power to the rear wheels using a V-belt CVT automatic gearbox. In addition to this, the scooter also boasts a strong braking setup comprising of 230 mm disc brakes at the front and 130 mm disc brakes at the rear while the suspension duties are carried by telescopic front forks and a unit swing rear suspension system. The 2023 Yamaha Aerox 155 price in India starts from Rs 1.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Having said this, the Aerox 155 boasts a perfect setup that makes it one of the best scooters for long distance in India right now and gives a strong competition to its rivals in the country.
- Aprilia SXR 160
The Aprilia SXR 160 was one of the first performance scooters to be launched in the country and features a powerful engine and impressive looks. The scooter impressed each one of us with its performance and dynamics at the time of the launch and continues to be one of the best-selling scooters in its class. Priced from Rs For those wondering, the Aprilia SXR 160 is powered by a 160 cc 3V petrol engine that delivers 10.9 PS of maximum torque and 11 Nm of maximum power output. The scooter comes equipped with a single disc braking setup that comes coupled with single-channel ABS system. The suspension system comprises of telescopic suspension at the front and adjustable rear suspension.
- Aprilia SXR 125
The scooter is powered by a 124.45 cc air-cooled engine that churns out a peak power output of 9.38 bhp while the maximum torque output stands at 9.2 Nm. This engine, like all other scooters, is also offered with a CVT gearbox and offers impressive performance and refinement levels. The scooter rides on 120/70 -R12 tyres and features disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. The suspension setup consists of hydraulic double telescopic forks at the front and a hydraulic shock absorber at the rear. A compact footprint, powerful engine, and lightweight body make the SXR 125 a comfortable and easy-to-ride scooter for those looking to use it for long distance commutes.
- Suzuki Burgman
The Suzuki Burgman is one of the cheapest scooters good for long-distance commutes and is powered by a 124 cc air-cooled engine that churns out a peak power and torque output of 8.7 PS and 10 Nm respectively. This scooter not only boasts a capable and practical mechanical setup but in addition to this, also offers a long list of features and equipment which makes it a great long-distance companion. The Suzuki Burgman is priced from Rs 93,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and gives direct competition to the TVS Ntorq 125.
- TVS Ntorq 125
The TVS Ntorq 125 is currently one of the best selling automatic scooters in India and is known for its sporty styling, strong performance, and affordable price tag. The scooter is powered by a 124.8 cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that delivers 9.3 PS and 10.5 Nm of maximum torque. The Ntorq 125 gets disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear while it rides on telescopic suspension with hydraulic dampers at the front and coil springs with hydraulic dampers at the rear.
Which of these according to you is the best scooter in India for long distance riding in 2023? Do let us know in the comments box below.
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