TVS Radeon: Same Price, Other Options
What else can you get for the price of the 110cc premium commuter?
The TVS Radeon sits on the premium end of the 110cc commuter segment. There is even a special edition of the Radeon with premium cosmetic updates and a front disc brake. Pricing for the Radeon ranges from Rs 51,360 to Rs 58,155 (ex-showroom Delhi). In this price range, you can get various motorcycles and scooters that might suit your needs better. Here’s the list:
Honda Activa 5G (Rs 55,470 - Rs 57,735):
The Activa 5G is the bestselling scooter in India and for good reason. It is an extremely reliable scooter with a virtually bulletproof and fuel-efficient motor. Features include an LED headlamp, semi-digital instrument console, and optional mobile charging socket. Its 109.19cc motor delivers 7.96PS and 9Nm of torque. When compared with other 110cc scooters, the Activa feels underequipped on account of it missing out on telescopic front forks and disc brake as an option.
Hero Splendor Plus (Rs 51,790 - Rs 56,200)
Like the Activa, the Splendor is the world’s bestselling motorcycle. Due to unwavering demand, Hero continues to sell the old Splendor in the guise of the Splendor Plus with a few cosmetic enhancements. Besides updated graphics and alloy wheels, the 100cc motorcycle gets an electric starter and tubeless tyres. Its 97.2cc motor delivers 8.36PS and 8Nm and gets a 4-speed gearbox. Buy this if you want a reliable workhorse.
Honda Dio (Rs 53,777 - 55,777):
The Dio uses the Activa 5G’s underpinnings and frame but gets a sportier bodywork. It is one of the key reasons it has been a hit with the college-going crowd. The updated Dio gets an LED headlamp and a fully digital instrument console. Go for the Dio if you want an affordable but reliable scooter with sporty bodywork.
Suzuki Access 125 (Rs 57,909 - 62,477):
The Access 125 is Suzuki’s bestselling scooter for good reason. It comes with a torquey and fuel-efficient motor and a sporty but comfortable ride. The 124cc motor delivers 8.7PS and 10.2Nm and offers peppy acceleration in the city. The Access 125 is a bit low on features but is well built and quite a usable all-rounder.
TVS Jupiter (Rs 53,999 - 62,864):
Another bestseller, the Jupiter is a good-looking scooter. While TVS has launched the Jupiter with a fuel-injected BS6 motor, it still sells the BS4 models. The Jupiter is a feature-packed scooter and depending on the variants, gets LED headlamps and Bluetooth connectivity. Its 110cc motor is a frugal unit and delivers 8PS and 8.4Nm of torque. If you are looking for a feature-packed family scooter, the Jupiter would be your best bet.