TVS brand is not a new brand in terms of two-wheeler production. Honda’s Activa has been the most poplar unisex scooter back then when TVS decided to bring Jupiter to the competition against the Activa. Soon, Jupiter got over the market and in very short span, it settled itself as the second largest seller of scooters options in India. The most amazing thing about the Jupiter scooter is that it doesn’t serve a particular age group or gender, but it is for everyone out there who wants to ride the scooter. It is a perfect vehicle for the daily commute. Let’s learn the pros and cons of TVS Jupiter.
In 2014, the NDTV Car & Bike Awards named the TVS Jupiter as the scooter of the year, it also won awards from BBC Top Gear India and Bike India which named it the scooter of the year making it the most awarded scooter in India. It is powered by a single cylinder four stroke 110cc engine and delivers 5.88kW at 7500 rpm.
TVS Jupiter Quick Specs
|Max power||7.99 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Max torque||8 Nm @ 5500 rpm|
|Cooling System||Air cooled|
|Front brake||Drum, 130mm|
|Rear brake||Drum, 130mm|
|Fuel capacity||5 liters|
Pros and Cons of TVS Jupiter
It might have been the most awarded scooter, there are pros and cons to everything out there, the customers seem to love some feature, while they are not satisfied with some features. There are few such pros and cons to the TVS Jupiter as well. When it was released, the Indian market seemed to have shaken with the feature it had to offer and the price it came for.
TVS Jupiter Pros
- Only scooter to have low fuel indicator
- Only scooter to have pass light switch
- Extra-large space for leg in front
- External fuel filling option
- Econometer with analogue and digital meterquality
- Easy to maintain
- Very reliable
- Fantastic build quality
- Best in class suspension
TVS Jupiter Cons
- Engine behaves a bit rash after 50 kmph
- Minor tapping sound of tappets/piston once the engine gets hot.
- Cold start is a problem, sometimes it takes 2-3 to go to start the engine up.
- Rider experience vibrations at high speed sometimes.
- Still stuck in front drum brakes when most of the similar ranged scooters come with disc brake for safety.
The Conclusion on Pros and Cons of TVS Jupiter
This is some of the pros and cons of TVS Jupiter. TVS Jupiter is the most awarded scooter in India. According to the road conditions in the Asian countries like India and Nepal, Jupiter is the perfect choice for the daily commute. The cons might be present, but it is not the severe one. Every vehicle has that con every once and again. Even the well-maintained vehicle will give you some terrifying feedback when revved past limits. The features TVS provides in Jupiter are best in class. Best-in-class space, best-in-class seat, best-in-class comfort, and best-in-class accessibility. The external fuel filling option eliminates the passenger getting off the scooter every time while filling oil. It is the best recommendation that can be made to your loved ones out there looking for a perfect vehicle for the daily commute.
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TVS Jupiter Official Video by TVS