- This year, on the day of India’s Independence, Ola and Simple Energy “freed” their flagship electric scooters, Ola Series S and Simple One from their electric scooter stables. Both of them have given a tough competition to each other as far as the specs and features are concerned. There are some sharp differences between the two electric scooters and we will explore the same in the current blog post.
- If you are finding it difficult to choose between Ola and Simple One Electric scooters, this blog post will make your purchase decision easier.
- In this blog post, we will be comparing Ola and Simple One Electric Scooters, 2021 on the following aspects: Design, Specifications, Features, and Price.
Ola vs. Simple One Electric Scooters, 2021
- The design of the Ola Electric Scooter proves that Ola decided to go for the “Less is more” policy as there are no razor-sharp lines and corners. This attractive scooter has smooth body panels, an all-LED headlamp, impressive turn indicators, well-integrated pillion footrests, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and a comfortable side stand. You will get to choose from 10 colour options.
- On the other hand, the design of the Simple One electric scooter is futuristic. Quite unlike the Ola S Series Electric scooter, the Simple One electric scooter has sharp and straight lines. Its design features include a unique triangular headlamp, a bold rear facet, a beautiful side stand, and impressive rearview mirrors. You will get to choose from 4 colour options that the electric scooter offers.
- You will get the Ola electric scooter in two versions – S1 and S1 Pro. These versions come with 2.98 kWh and 3.97 kWh battery packs delivering up to 121 km and 181 km claimed ranges respectively. As far as top speeds are concerned, the Ola S1 registers 90 kmph and the S1 Pro registers 115 kmph. The riding modes of the Ola S1 electric scooter are Normal and Sports. On the other hand, the riding modes of the Ola S1 Pro electric scooter are Normal, Sports, and Hyper. The powertrain of both versions is an 8.5 kW Hyperdrive motor that helps register a maximum torque of 58 Nm.
- The Simple One electric scooter comes with a 4.5 kW motor and a maximum torque of 72 Nm. It takes just 2.95 seconds to speed up to 40 kmph. It can even provide riders with a maximum speed of 105 kmph with 100-section and 110-section tyres on both of its ends. Slim tyres guarantee a maximum speed of only 98 kmph. It is powered by a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. If you ride it in Eco mode, you will get a 203 km riding range. The 4 riding modes of the Simple One Electric Scooter are Eco, Ride, Dash, and Sonic.
- None of the above electric scooter brands has acted like a miser as far as adding features is concerned. The TFT LCD of the Ola scooter is a class apart as it not only offers the required information but also offers smooth navigation, range, and connected tech. You can even have speakers on this electric scooter. There’s cruise control, voice assistance, and everything that you expect an electric scooter to have.
- Now, coming to the Simple One electric scooter, it has a 7-inch touchscreen display and 4G and Bluetooth Connectivity to give you an amazing riding experience. There are music controls, call controls, vehicle tracking, and tyre pressure monitoring systems, among others.
- In this section, we will deal with the most important aspect of comparison between the Ola and the Simple One electric scooters, 2021, and that is the price. As far as the Ola S1 electric scooter is concerned, its ex-showroom price starts from 99,999 INR. The price of the S1 Pro version is 1.29 lakh INR.
- On the other hand, the ex-showroom price of the Simple One Scooter is 1.10 lakh INR.
- The prices of both the electric scooters will differ from state to state depending on the subsidies offered by each state.
- Now that you know the specifications and features of both the electric scooters, what do you think which one will you buy? Irrespective of your choice, we are sure you will get the best riding experience given the fact that both these electric scooters pack in some top-notch features.