TVS Scooty Pep Plus vs TVS Jupiter: Comparison


These two homegrown scooters from TVS Motors are among the bestselling two-wheelers in the country. You can check out other TVS scooters that are also popular in the business.

The TVS Scooty Pep Plus is an entry-level offering in the portfolio, while the TVS Jupiter is positioned above the Pep Plus. That said, they also have differences in their powertrains and features. The Pep Plus belongs to the 90cc segment, whereas the Jupiter belongs to the 110cc segment. Further, they do have a price difference of nearly Rs 5,000, especially between their base models. That said, they both cater to different buyers with different sets of budgets. If you are strict on budget, you should consider the Pep Plus model. You can, however, check out the Scooty Pep Plus price on the autoX website.

Despite all that, both models are widely compared with each other. So, let’s see how the Scooty Pep Plus stacks up against the TVS Jupiter in terms of features and specifications.


Engine and other Specifications Comparison

For starters, let’s talk about the Scooty Pep Plus specifications. It has a tubular chassis that supports an 87.8cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 5.36bhp at 6500rpm and 6.5Nm of torque at 3500rpm.

As mentioned earlier, the TVS Jupiter has extra power over the Scooty Pep Plus. TVS Motors built Jupiter on TVS’s in-house-developed Tubular frame. This chassis supports a 109cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that churns out 7.77bhp at 7500rpm and 6.5Nm of peak torque at 3500rpm.

Yes, they unleash the same amount of torque but have different peak power figures. The TVS Jupiter is a better pick for performance-oriented buyers with a strict budget. However, you can check out the Jupiter price on the autoX website.

These budget two-wheelers are also known as “mileage bikes,” as they boast impressive mileage figures. As for the TVS Jupiter and Scooty Pep Plus mileage figures, they range from 45 km/l to 50 km/l. No wonder why they are also called “mileage bikes.”

Please note that these figures are as per the owners’ feedback.

Thanks to the fuel injection technology that makes the BS6 two-wheelers more fuel efficient. Speaking of this state-of-the-art technology, the Indian central government ordered the two-wheeler manufacturers to use that technology while making BS6 engines. It offers a clean fuel supply system that makes the two-wheeler more efficient and less polluting. At the same time, it also offers linear power delivery and a stress-free cold start. The conventional BS4 engines had several problems during cold-start, riding on hills, mileage, and so on. That said, you can easily take any BS6 two-wheeler to the hills without worrying about engine breakdowns.

If you are strict on budget, you should consider the 90cc TVS scooter. You can check out the TVS Scooty Pep Plus price on the autoX website.

Furthermore, both scooters make their rear wheels spin via a CVT gearbox. Just so you know, scooters don’t have gears. That is why they run on cost-effective automatic transmission- the CVT unit. CVT stands for continuously variable transmission. In automatic, CVT is like an entry-level offering. Cars with the CVT gearbox are fuel efficient but the online downside is that they are known for having a rubber-band effect. That said, it doesn’t offer quick shifts as DSG or TC do. However, the CVT unit has improved over the years. BS6 scooters won’t make you lament much about the gearshifts.

Now, let’s keep the engine and transmission aside, and start moving on to the brakes and suspension setups offered. But, in addition, you can explore other TVS bikes that cater to different buyers with different budgets.

As for the suspension setup, the TVS Jupiter has a hydraulic telescopic fork at the front and a three-step adjustable type coil spring with a hydraulic damper at the rear.

On the contrary, the Scooty Pep Plus has a simple setup which is not as superior as the TVS Jupiter. It has a conventional telescopic fork at the front and a coil spring with hydraulic dampers at the rear. Keep in mind that the rear suspension doesn’t have an adjustable benefit.

It’s tacit that these locally manufactured two-wheelers have their suspension setups tuned as per the Indian roads. That said, they can easily absorb the bumps from potholes. One of the reasons, these two-wheelers are often noticed making interstate journeys. But, at the same time, it is recommended to take a test ride of your preferred two-wheeler, as personal riding experience can vary from person to person.

Besides that, the TVS Jupiter is the only model in this comparison that offers an optional disc-drum setup. On the other hand, the Scooty Pep Plus only has a dual-drum setup on offer.

That said, the brakes on these scooters work in tandem with a standard single-channel ABS. Just so you know, disc brakes always offer a better braking performance than drum brakes. They are durable and don’t fade out like plastic-made drum brakes.  

In addition, it is worth mentioning that a two-wheeler with dual-disc brakes and dual-channel ABS decrease the chances of mishaps, as they offer impressive braking power and stability. The rider won’t have to worry much when riding on a wet road, as it won’t let the two-wheeler skid.

However, you can check out the full list of features and specifications of these scooters and compare them with their rivals on autoX.


Variants, Colours, and Prices

Let’s begin the pricing in ascending order. That means, let’s talk about the entry-level offering, the TVS Scooty Pep Plus. TVS Motors sells the Scooty Pep Plus in three variants and six colour options. The starting ex-showroom price of the Scooty Pep Plus is Rs 64,484 for the base model, the Standard, and goes up to Rs 67,384 for the top-of-the-line Matte Edition variant.

On the other hand, the TVS Jupiter has six variants, available with sixteen colour options. The TVS Jupiter price starts from Rs 69,990 for the base model, the Sheet Metal Wheel, and goes up to Rs 86,263 for the top-most model, the Classic.

All are ex-showroom prices, New Delhi, as of January 2023. But, please note that these prices are subject to change without prior notice to the customers. But don’t worry! You can visit the autoX website to access the latest location-based price list for your dream vehicle. For more information, visit our domain. In addition, you can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, so that you receive alerts for job opportunities, online giveaways and the latest automotive-related content. So, stay tuned!

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