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TVS Scooty Pep Plus: The peppy scooter designed for women riders

TVS Scooty Pep Plus

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 60,087
₹ 61,684
₹ 61,742
₹ 61,335
₹ 59,230
₹ 60,087
₹ 63,187
₹ 64,584
₹ 64,342
₹ 64,025
₹ 62,330
₹ 63,187
₹ 63,187
₹ 64,584
₹ 64,342
₹ 64,025
₹ 62,330
₹ 63,187

Latest Updates on TVS Scooty Pep Plus

  • From January to August 2021, the Scooty Pep Plus price increased four times.
  • In January, the price hiked for the two variants by Rs. 620 and Rs.1,020.
  • In April, it rose by Rs. 1,635 and Rs. 2,535.
  • In June and August, the hike for both variants was Rs. 800 and Rs. 1,000 respectively.
  • In January 2021, TVS Motor Company rolled out a special ‘Mudhal Kaadhal Edition,’ specially designed for the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu. It features the TVS logo in Tamil and comes with a new colour and graphics decals.

Introduction of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

TVS Scooty Pep Plus, introduced by TVS Motor Company in 2005 as a lightweight, entry-level scooter, came with a host of new features compared to TVS Scooty Pep. It was one of the first few gearless scooters in the Indian market.

Though launched as a unisex scooter, it aimed specifically at women buyers post-2009, after registering monthly sales figures of nearly 25,000 units.

The sales figures of the initial two years signified that more women customers were buying the model than their male counterparts. From then on, the company marketed the scooter primarily to women by launching several campaigns, which included:

  • Providing riding training to women
  • Product placement in successful movies
  • Sponsorship of the ‘MTV Scooty Teen Diva’ reality television contest

The company launched three Pep Plus BS6 in April 2020, with an updated fuel-injected and more fuel-efficient engine that gets compliant with the BS-VI emission norms.

The scooter model is now available in two variants and eight colours. TVS Scooty Pep Plus gets at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 55,712 and Rs. 58,562 (ex-Mumbai).

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    87.8 cc
  • Mileage
    45 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    66 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    93 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    4.2 litres
  • Seat Height
    768 mm

Pros and Cons Of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

Pros Of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

  • Affordable price
  • Lightweight body
  • High mileage
  • Peppy BS6 engine
  • Same old stylish looks
  • Halogen headlamp is brilliant

Cons of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

  • Small seat
  • Low performance
  • Marketed chiefly as ladies scooter
  • Chassis and styling is old fashioned
  • The suspension could be better

Specifications & Features

Power & Performance

  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Max Power
    5.36 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Max Torque
    6.5 Nm @ 3,500 rpm
  • Emission Standard
    BS-VI
  • Displacement
    87.8 cc
  • Cylinders
    1
  • Bore
    51 mm
  • Stroke
    43 mm
  • Valves Per Cylinder
    2
  • Compression Ratio
    10.0:1
  • Ignition
    ECU Controlled Ignition
  • Spark Plugs
    1 Per Cylinder
  • Cooling System
    Air Cooled
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Transmission Type
    CVT
  • Gear Shifting Pattern
    Automatic
  • Clutch
    Dry - Centrifugal Clutch
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    4.2 litres
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity
    1 litres
  • Riding Range
    210 Km
  • Mileage - ARAI
    45 kmpl
  • Mileage - Owner Reported
    70 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    66 Kmph
  • Engine Type
    4 STROKE

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

  • Braking System
    SBT
  • Front Brake Type
    Drum
  • Front Brake Size
    110 mm
  • Rear Brake Type
    Drum
  • Rear Brake Size
    110 mm
  • Calliper Type
    No
  • Wheel Type
    Alloy
  • Front Wheel Size
    10 inch
  • Rear Wheel Size
    10 inch
  • Front Tyre Size
    3.00 - 10 4PR
  • Rear Tyre Size
    3.00 - 10 4PR
  • Tyre Type
    Tubeless
  • Radial Tyres
    No
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    24 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    29 psi
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    24 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    32 psi
  • Front Suspension
    Telescopic
  • Rear Suspension
    Coil Spring with Hydraulic Dampers

Dimensions & Chassis

  • Kerb Weight
    93 kg
  • Overall Length
    1,735 mm
  • Overall Width
    590 mm
  • Overall Height
    1,065 mm
  • Wheelbase
    1,230 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    135 mm
  • Seat Height
    768 mm
  • Chassis Type
    Tubular

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Standard Warranty (Year)
    5 Year
  • Standard Warranty (Kilometers)
    50000 Kilometers

Features

  • Odometer
    Analogue
  • DRLs (Daytime running lights)
    Yes
  • Mobile App Connectivity
    No
  • GPS & Navigation
    No
  • USB charging port
    Optional
  • Front storage box
    Yes
  • Under seat storage
    Yes
  • AHO (Automatic Headlight On)
    Yes
  • Speedometer
    Analogue
  • Fuel Guage
    Yes
  • Tachometer
    No
  • Stand Alarm
    Optional
  • Stepped Seat
    No
  • Tripmeter Type
    No
  • Low Fuel Indicator
    Yes
  • Low Oil Indicator
    No
  • Low Battery Indicator
    No
  • Pillion Backrest
    No
  • Pillion Grabrail
    Yes
  • Pillion Seat
    Yes
  • Pillion Footrest
    Yes
  • Digital Fuel Guage
    No
  • Start Type
    Electric Start
  • Shift Light
    No
  • Killswitch
    No
  • Clock
    No
  • Battery
    12 V, 5 Ah
  • Headlight Type
    Halogen
  • Brake/Tail Light
    12 V, 5 / 21 W X 1
  • Turn Signal
    12 V, 10 W X 4
  • Pass Light
    No
  • Additional features
    ET-FI(Eco Thrust)

What’s new in TVS Scooty Pep Plus ?

The TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes with the following new things.

BS6 fuel-injected engine: The TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes fitted with a new BS-VI compliant fuel-injected engine that is optimised to give more fuel efficiency and power.

Mudhal Kadal Edition: The Mudhal Kaadhal (which means ‘First Love’ in Tamil) edition was launched exclusively in Tamil Nadu in January 2021. It sports a fresh new colour and graphics, and the TVS logo gets written in Tamil.

Front mobile charging socket: The BS6 model comes with a new front mobile charging socket that helps riders to recharge their cellular devices on the go.

Highlights of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

Specifications of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

The TVS Scooty Pep+ receives a BS6 87.8 cc fuel-injected engine mated to a CVT gearbox.

It can churn out a max power of 5.43PS at 6500rpm and peak torque of 6.5Nm at 3500rpm. It is 0.43PS more powerful and 0.7Nm torquier compared to the BS4 version.

It can sprint from 0-60 Kmph in 11.5 seconds and achieves a top speed of 70-74 Kmph.

The BS6 fuel-efficient engine gives it a mileage of 60-68 Kmpl, depending on the road it is travelling. The lightweight scooter weighs just 93 kgs and gets a 4.2-litre fuel tank.

TVS Pep Scooty gets built on a steel underbone frame linked to telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension at the rear.

Running the scooter is a pair of 10-inch alloy wheels equipped with 110mm drum brakes with synchronised braking technology. The two-wheeler has a ground clearance of 135mm and a seat height of 760mm.

Design of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

Primarily marketed as a scooter for female riders, the Scooty Pep Plus has a lightweight and sleek design. The kerb weight of 93 kgs makes it one of the lightest scooters in the Indian market.

The halogen headlamp is the same as the previous model. A pair of black-coloured rearview mirrors get fitted between the handles.

A pair of LED daytime running lights and side indicator lights come fitted on the apron, eliminating the need for a mudguard and covering the front wheel.

The spacious floorboard gives the rider sufficient room to keep their feet on it comfortably. A front storage compartment allows them to keep their small and personal belongings in it.

The vehicle comes with a flat single-piece seat that provides greater comfort to the rider and pillion passengers.

The seat height of 768 mm makes it easier for female and young riders to ride the vehicle. Under the seat, bag hooks get fitted to carry all types of bags.

Pep Plus also has sufficient boot space to store miniature or passenger helmets as well as other things.

A pair of footpegs fitted at both sides and a flappable side footrest is to the left for pillion riders. It also comes with a rear grab rail cum carrier. It rides on a pair of alloy wheels, and a chrome-cover exhaust gives it an appealing look.

Colour Options and Variants Of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

The TVS Pep Plus comes in two variants:

  • TVS Scooty Pep Plus Glossy
  • Scooty Pep Plus Matte Edition

The colour options are:

  • Frosted Black
  • Nero Blue
  • Princess Pink
  • Revving Red
  • Glittery Gold
  • Aqua Matte
  • Coral Matte
  • Mudhal Kaadhal Edition (available only in Tamil Nadu at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 60,025)

Features of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes with the following features:

Ecothrust engine: The TVS patented Ecothrust engine has a revolutionary ET-Fi (Ecothrust Fuel injection) technology that enhances the fuel efficiency of the vehicles.

A halogen headlamp: The headlamp gets equipped with a halogen light that gives bright light in the dark.

Apron-mounted LED DRLs: The apron of the scooter gets fitted with a pair of LED daytime running lights for better visibility.

Analogue instrument cluster: The instrument console has a speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer.

An EZ-centre stand: Along with a side stand, the scooter comes with an EZ-centre stand.

USB charging port: The rider can charge their mobile phones or other electronic devices with the charging port.

A side-stand alarm: This is an optional feature in the rider will be alerted with a sharp and long ‘beep’ sound if they start the vehicle without retracting the side stand.

Attractive graphics decals: The exciting range of colours of the scooter get beautifully complemented by adorable graphics decals.

Pass switch: This switch allows the rider to signal before overtaking the vehicle in its front.

Carry hook: The hook enables the riders to hang their bags on it.

Top 3 Competitors of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

Though in certain aspects, TVS Scooty Pep Plus is quite different from other scooters available in the Indian market, its closest competitors are:

  • TVS Zest
  • Hero Pleasure Plus BS6
  • Honda Dio BS6
  • Yamaha Fascino 125

Price (ex-showroom)

The Scooty Pep price ranges between Rs 55,910 to Rs. 57,725.

TVS Zest gets priced between Rs. 57,694 and Rs. 68,788.

Hero Pleasure Plus BS6 carries a price tag of Rs. 60,500 to Rs. 64,950.

Honda Dio BS6 gets available from Rs. 53,665 to Rs. 76,177.

Yamaha Fascino comes with a price tag of 70,000 to Rs. 76,530.

Mileage

Scooty Pep Plus mileage ranges between 60 Kmpl and 68 Kmpl.

TVS Zest gives a fuel efficiency of 48 Kmpl to 55 Kmpl.

The claimed mileage of Hero Pleasure Plus BS6 is 63 Kmpl.

Honda Dio BS6 can travel a distance from 49 to 50 km per litre of fuel.

The ARAI-tested mileage of Yamaha Fascino 125 is 68.75 Kmpl, but it gives 60-64 Kmpl.

Kerb Weight

TVS Scooty Pep Plus has a kerb weight of 93 kgs, which makes it one of the lightest scooters.

TVS Zest weighs 103 kg.

Hero Pleasure Plus BS6 tips the weighing scale at 104 kg.

Honda Dio BS6 has a kerb weight between 103 and 105 kg, depending on the variants.

Yamaha Fascino also weighs 103 kg.

Top speed

TVS Scooty Pep Plus can travel at a top speed of 70-74 Kmph

TVS Zest can travel at a maximum speed of 80 Kmph.

Hero Pleasure Plus BS6 can clock at 78 Kmph.

Honda Dio BS6 can achieve a top speed of 83 Kmph.

Yamaha Fascino can attain a peak speed of 85 Kmph.

Compare of TVS Scooty Pep Plus

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  • Model
  • Price
  • Displacement
  • Max Torque
  • Max Power
  • Fuel Type
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
  • Cooling System
  • Kerb Weight
  • Front Tyre Size
  • Rear Tyre Size
  • Mileage
  • Wheel Type
  • Front Brake Type
  • Rear Brake Type
  • Engine Type
  •  
  • TVS Scooty Pep Plus
  • TVS Scooty Pep Plus
  • ₹ 60,087
    ₹ 61,684
    ₹ 61,742
    ₹ 61,335
    ₹ 59,230
    ₹ 60,087
  • 87.8 cc
  • 6.5 Nm @ 3,500 rpm
  • 5.36 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 4.2 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 93 kg
  • NA
  • 3.00 - 10 4PR
  • 45 kmpl
  • Alloy
  • Drum
  • Drum
  • 4 STROKE
  •  
  • TVS Scooty Zest 110
  • TVS Scooty Zest 110
  • ₹ 68,450
    ₹ 68,366
    ₹ 70,117
    ₹ 68,922
    ₹ 67,234
    ₹ 68,450
  • 109.7 cc
  • 8.8 Nm @ 5,500 rpm
  • 7.71 bhp @ 7,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 5 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 103 kg
  • NA
  • 90/100 - 10
  • 50 kmpl
  • Steel
  • Drum
  • Drum
  • Single-Cylinder& 4 Stroke& Air-Cooled Spark Ignition System
  • View more
  • Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi
  • YAMAHA FASCINO 125FI
  • ₹ 77,773
    ₹ 76,100
    ₹ 78,930
    ₹ 80,150
    ₹ 78,780
    ₹ 77,773
  • 125 cc
  • 10.3 Nm @ 5,000 rpm
  • 8.04 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 5.2 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 99 kg
  • NA
  • 110/90 - 10
  • 68.75 kmpl
  • Alloy
  • Drum
  • Drum
  • Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
  • View more
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Expert Reviews for TVS Scooty Pep Plus

  • The scooter retains its looks and design in the last 16 years, making it widely known among Indian people. It is the lightest and one of the most affordable scooters in the Indian market.

  • Performance-wise, it is not bad for a below 90cc scooter. It produces good power and is exceptionally fuel-efficient.

  • Its 87.8 cc engine generates a 5.86 bhp power and clocks a top speed of 65 to 70 Kmph. It gives a mileage of 63 Kmpl.

  • Its steel underbone frame gets linked to a suspension system comprising telescopic forks and a mono-shock, which makes riding comfortable.

  • The exhaust system gives a smooth sound, and the overall maintenance of the scooter is low.

  • The halogen headlight gives good light in the dark, and the analogue instrument console consists of a speedometer, fuel gauge, and odometer.

  • Under the seat, the boot provides ample storage facility for the safekeeping of riders’ belongings. The taillight is simple and gives good light.

Conclusion

The compact dimensions of TVS Scooty Pep Plus make it perfect for first-time riders and learners. The lightweight and low seat height make it easier for female and young riders to ride it.

The 87.8cc BS6 fuel-injected engine gives it a decent power and torque of 5.86 bhp and 6.5 Nm, respectively. It also has become more fuel-efficient and cleaner. Its iconic style gives it a beautiful birdie look, and its standard design makes it suitable for Indian roads.

For Rs. 55,712 and Rs. 58,562, TVS Scooty Pep Plus gives a reasonably good performance, mileage and comes with so many features.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding TVS Scooty Pep Plus

What is the on-road price of TVS Scooty Pep Plus in 2021?

The on-road price of TVS Scooty Pep Plus ranges from Rs. 68,667 to Rs. 71,851.

What is the mileage and top speed of TVS Scooty Pep Plus?

TVS Scooty Pep Plus gives 63 Kmpl mileage and can clock a top speed of 70-74 Kmph.

TVS Scooty Pep Plus has how many variants and colour options?

TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes in four variants and seven colour options (excluding the Mudhal Kaadhal edition in Tamil Nadu).

What braking system does TVS Scooty Pep Plus have?

TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes with drum brakes on both wheels with synchronised braking technology.

What is the warranty of TVS Scooty Pep Plus?

TVS Scooty Pep Plus comes with a warranty of five years or 60,000 km, whichever comes earlier.

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