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2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Spec, Features, and Price Comparison

It seems that the acceptance of EVs is vastly different between 2-wheelers and 4-wheelers. On one end where car companies are hesitating to add pure EVs and continue to refine their petrol lineup and even offer hybrid vehicles, the 2-wheeler space is all the more ready to pour funding towards EV scooters.

In a segement where major players like Ather and Ola enjoy dominance, an old and familiar brand like TVS is ready to rock the floor with the upgraded iQube. With its longstanding knowledge and understanding of the two-wheeler segement, can the veteran player TVS with its new-gen iQube take over the throne from the S1 Pro and 450x? Let’s find out!

UNDERPINNINGS & PERFORMANCE

TVS iQube STAther 450XOla S1 Pro
Battery Capacity3.04kWh (in lower variants); 4.6 kWh (ST Variant)2.9 kWh3.97 kWh
Battery TypeLithium IonLithium IonLithium Ion
Fast ChargingYes (ST Variant)YesYes
Motor Capacity (Peak Power)4.4 kW6kW8.5kW
Torque33Nm26Nm58Nm
Acceleration0-40 Kmph in 4.2s0-40Kmph in 3.3s0-40Kmph in 3s
Top Speed78 kmph / 82 Kmph (ST Variant)80 Kmph115 Kmph
Claimed True Range100KM / 140KM (ST Variant)85KM135KM 
Gradeability (Degrees)10°20°12°
2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Specifications Comparison
  • The Ola S1 Pro offers the highest power, torque, and fastest acceleration amongst the three, making it the clear winner in terms of performance.
  • The upgraded TVS iQube although with the most minimal power figures, comes with the biggest battery pack of all in its top ST Variant, which gives it the highest true range out of the rest of the competitio.
  • TVS is also offering a standard 650 kW fast home charger with the iQube, whereas its top-spec ST trim support 1.5kW of fast charger.
  •  Ather 450X boasts the highest gradeability at a whopping 20 degrees elevation while the TVS iQube’s gradeability is just a meagre 10 degrees, which means those inclines would put the motor on overtime.

Also Read: Ola Electric App Now Available For Download, But There’s A Catch

Ola S1 Pro electric scooter

DIMENSION & LOOKS

TVS iQubeAther 450XOla S1 Pro
Overall Length (mm)180518121859
Overall Width (mm)645739712
Overall Height (mm)114011031160
Ground Clearance (mm)157150165
Seat Height (mm)770780792
Boot Space17L (lower variants), 32L (ST trim)26L36L
2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Dimensions
  • TVS iQube has the lowest ride height, making it the most short-rider friendly.
  • The Ola S1 Pro is the longest and tallest amongst the three while the Ather 450x is the widest. 
Ather 450X OTA updates

SAFETY AND SUSPENSION

TVS iQubeAther 450xOla S1 Pro
Front Brake TypeDiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrumDiscDisc
Front SuspensionTelescopic Telescopic Single Fork Telescopic
Rear SuspensionAdjustable hydraulic twin tube shock absorberMonoshockMonoshock
Wheel Size (Inches)12-inch12-inch12-inch
2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Underpinnings
  • All three scooters rest on 12 inch wheels.
  • While the Ola S1 Pro and Ather 450x get dual disc brakes at both ends, the TVS iQube gets disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear.
  • The TVS iQube get a much better adjustbale twin-tube shock absorber rear suspension as compared to the monoshock of the competiton.

Also Read: Ather 450X and 450 Plus Receive New SmartECO Riding Mode For Optimized Range and Performance

2022 TVS iQube instrument cluster and Features

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

TVS iQubeAther 450XOla S1 Pro
Connected TechnologyYes (with Alexa integration to check vehicle status)YesYes
On-Board NavigationYes (with turn-by-turn notification)YesYes
Geo- Fencing YesYesYes
Live LocationYesYesYes
Drivers DisplayDigital + Touchscreen (only on ST Variant)Digital + TouchscreenDigital + Touchscreen
Music ControlYesYesYes
Regenerative BrakingYesYesYes
Riding ModesYesYesYes
Headlight TypeFull LEDFull LEDFull LED
Taillight TypeFull LEDFull LEDFull LED
Reverse ModeYesYesYes
Park AssistYesYesYes
Hill AssistNoYesYes
USB Mobile Charging SocketYesYesYes
Low Battery IndicatorYesYesYes
Cruise ControlUnder DevelopmentYesYes
TPMSUnder DevelopmentNoNo
Incognito ModeYesNoNo
2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Features Comparison

All three offerings are pretty neck and neck in terms of features, and stand out from one another with only a handful on unqiue additions. Where the Ola S1 Pro is the only scooter to offer hill hold amongst the three, the TVS iQube will offer features like Alexa integration to acquire vehicle status right from your Alexa smart devices.

Also Read: Okinawa Okhi 90 Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Spec, Features and Price Comparison

2022 TVS iQube colors

PRICE

TVS iQubeAther 450XOla S1 Pro**
PriceNormal – Rs 98,564
S – Rs 1,08,690
ST – Yet to be announced

(On-road Delhi, including subsidies)
Rs 1,38,006 (ex-showroom Delhi, including subsidies)Rs 1,10,149 (ex-showroom Delhi, including subsidies)
2022 TVS iQube Vs Ola S1 Pro Vs Ather 450X: Price Comparison

** Prices of Ola S1 Pro electric scooter to go up from the next purchase window.