The Indian three-wheeler market is already going through the electric revolution. Three-wheeler automakers like Bajaj, Piaggio, etc. launch their e-rickshaw. Here we analyze the top 5 e-rickshaw available in India-2021.
1. Bajaj RE EV
Bajaj RE EV highly anticipated 4-seater electric rickshaw comes with a 48-volt Lithium-ion battery. You can easily swap the drained battery instead of charging reducing the charging time to just a couple of minutes.
It has a 4.3 kW (5.85 PS) electric motor which provides a maximum speed of 45km/h and 120 km long-range in a single charge. This electric e-rickshaw takes about 6 hours to fully charge. Bajaj RE EV comes with a very aggressive price of 2 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.
2. Mahindra Treo
Next-generation Stylish Mahindra Treo, which is equipped with a 48V Li-Ion battery with fast charging. This e-rickshaw has the latest features such as a 12V socket, hazard indicator, and 15 A Off-board Charger. The top speed of this e-rickshaw is 45 km/h and it can run up to 170 km on a single charge. And it comes with fast charging, it takes about 3.3 hours to full charge. Its price ex-showroom Delhi is 2.22 lakhs.
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3. Kinetic Safar
Kinetic Safar comes with Li-Ion and Lead Acid battery types with an onboard charger. It comes with an 850W motor along with a three-speed mode selector to optimize the range per charge. The top speed of this e-rickshaw is 25 km/h and it can run up to 130 km on a single charge. As I said, it has two types of batteries: Li-ion takes 2 to 3 hours to full charge, same lead-acid takes 8 to 10 hours to full charge. Its price ex-showroom Delhi is 2.22 lakhs. It is priced at 2.2 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.
4. Piaggio Apé eCity
Piaggio Ape e-city offers Sun Mobility 48V Li-Ion battery. You can be swapped instead of charging, offering a quick battery charging. It offers a modern look with its full digital display and safety doors. The top speed of this e-rickshaw is 45 km/h and it can run up to 90 km on a single charge. And it comes with fast charging, it takes about 5-6 hours to full charge. Its price ex-showroom Delhi is 2 lakhs.
5. Gayam Motor Works – eShaft
Gayam Motor Works(GMW) quickly gained popularity by launching eShaft with minimum features compared to its competitors. It has a 1.5KW Lead Acid solar chargeable battery providing a range of up to 60-70km. With its stylish features and minimum maintenance, it could be the best value-for-money electric three-wheeled vehicle out there. The top speed of this e rickshaw is 25 km and it takes 5-6 hrs to full charge. It is priced at 1.5 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi