Hero Electric Optima vs Ola S1 Pro: A Detailed Comparison
We will be comparing both of the electric scooters on the basis of price, range, speed, features, and charging time.
Price of the the electric scooter depends of factors like battery capacity, motor power, features, and brand value.
Ex-Showroom Prices in Delhi:
🏷️ Hero Electric Optima: ₹ 51,571
🏷️ Ola S1 Pro: ₹ 1,39,828
Ola S1 Pro is much more expensive than Hero Electric Optima. Ola S1 Pro costs ₹ 1,39,828 (ex-showroom), which is almost three times more than Hero Electric Optima’s ₹ 51,571 (ex-showroom).
Talking about the range of the electric scooters, it depends on factors like battery capacity, riding mode, speed, road conditions, and raider weight.
Range Comparison – Hero Electric Optima vs. Ola S1 Pro (in km/charge):
|Electric Scooter||Eco Mode||Normal Mode||Sport Mode||Hyper Mode|
|Hero Electric Optima||50km||Dont have this mode||Dont have this mode||Dont have this mode|
|Ola S1 Pro||170km||140km||110km||80km|
🚀 Ola S1 Pro outperforms Hero Electric Optima in range across all riding modes.
🚀 In Eco mode, Ola S1 Pro offers a maximum range of 170 km/charge, more than three times that of Hero Electric Optima’s 50 km/charge.
🚀 This means that Ola S1 Pro can cover significantly more distance on a single charge compared to Hero Electric Optima.
Now coming to the speed of the electric scooters, it depend on factors like motor power, battery voltage, riding mode, and the raiders weight.
Speed Comparison – Hero Electric Optima vs. Ola S1 Pro (in km/h):
|Hero Electric Optima has 4 variants with different speed and modes||Ola S1 Pro has 4 Speed modes|
|Optima CX: Top speed of 48 kmph, eco riding mode||Normal mode: The top speed in normal mode is 90 km/h.|
|Optima CX 5.0: Top speed of 55 kmph, hibernate mode||Eco mode: The top speed in eco mode is 60 km/h.|
|Optima CX Dual Battery: Top speed of 42 kmph||Sport mode: The top speed in sport mode is 100 km/h.|
|Optima: Top speed of 40 kmph||Hyper mode: The top speed in hyper mode is 115 km/h|
🏍 Ola S1 Pro surpasses Hero Electric Optima in speed across all riding modes.
Considerations regarding features when purchasing an electric scooter can be summarized as follows:
Key Features Comparison – Hero Electric Optima vs. Ola S1 Pro:
|Feature||Hero Electric Optima||Ola S1 Pro|
|Instrument Cluster||Digital Display||Touch Screen Display|
|Central Locking System||❎||✔️|
|Warranty (Years)||1 for battery, 3 for motor||3 for battery and motor|
⚙️ Ola S1 Pro offers a more extensive range of features compared to Hero Electric Optima, enhancing comfort, safety, and convenience.
⚙️ Ola S1 Pro features a touch screen display for accessing various scooter functions, Bluetooth connectivity for smartphone integration, regenerative braking for energy recovery, OTA updates for software updates, and call/SMS alerts for communication convenience.
⚙️ Additionally, Ola S1 Pro includes a central locking system, artificial sound for safety and enjoyment, hill assist for tackling inclines, an anti-theft system, and geo-fencing for security and control.
⚙️ Ola S1 Pro also provides a longer warranty, covering both the battery and motor for three years, compared to Hero Electric Optima’s one-year battery and three-year motor warranty.
Charging time is the most important aspect of buying an electric scooter in India. The charging time of the electric scooters depends on factors like battery capacity, charger output and if ev has the fast charging capability or not.
🔌 Hero Electric Optima 8-10 hours –
🔌 Ola S1 Pro 6.5 hours 18 minutes
🔌 Ola S1 Pro offers a shorter charging time compared to Hero Electric Optima, taking 6.5 hours to fully charge from 0% to 100%, whereas Hero Electric Optima requires 8-10 hours for a full charge.
Based on the comparison of price, range, speed, features, and charging time, we can conclude that Ola S1 Pro is a superior electric scooter than Hero Electric Optima in almost every aspect.
Ola S1 Pro offers more value for money than Hero Electric Optima by providing more power, range, speed, battery capacity, and features. Ola S1 Pro is also more efficient, durable, and smart than Hero Electric Optima.