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Hero Electric Optima

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Key specs
  • Riding Range50 Km
  • Top Speed25 Kmph
  • Battery charging time8-10 Hrs
  • Rated Power250 W

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   1,754/month EMI Calculated basis
Based on avg. ex-showroom price
Down Payment - ₹ 10,316
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Hero Electric Optima Price


Optima LX (VRLA)

 51,579 Avg. Ex-showroom price

Optima HX (Single Battery)

 61,794 Avg. Ex-showroom price

Optima LX

 67,114 Avg. Ex-showroom price

Optima HX (Dual Battery)

 78,554 Avg. Ex-showroom price

Hero Electric Optima Summary

Optima key highlights

Range 50 Km
Top Speed 25 Kmph Vehicles with top speed up to 25 kmph don't require license and registration
Charging Time 8-10 Hrs
Motor Power (Rated) 250 W

About Optima

Hero Electric Optima is an electric scooters available at a starting price of Rs. 51,579 in India. It is available in 4 variants and 4 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 78,554. Hero Electric Optima generates 250 W power from its motor. With both front and rear drum brakes, Hero Electric Optima comes up with combined braking system of both wheels.

The Optima is an eco-friendly electric scooter made by Hero Electric. The scooter has a sleek body with a broad comfortable seat. Hero offers the Optima in four variants, Optima LA and Optima LI in the Low Speed Series and the Optima E5 and the Optima ER in the High Speed Series.

Design-wise, all four variants follow the same form featuring a sleek design with a broad comfortable seat. The scooter is suspended by telescopic forks up front and dual shock absorbers at the rear. Braking is done by drum brakes at both ends.

The Low Speed Series models are available with a Lead Acid (LA) and a Lithium-ion (LI) battery, respectively. The former offers a range of 50km on a full charge which takes about eight hours, while the latter offers a range of 65km on a full charge which takes about four hours. Both models are powered by a 250W BDLC motor powered by a 48V/20Ah (48V/28Ah for LI model) and are capable on achieving a top speed of 25kmph.

In the High Speed Series, the Optima E5 and the Optima ER models are powered by a 600W/1200W BDLC hub motor and are capable of achieving a top speed of 40kmph. The Optima E5 features a single battery which returns a range of 55km on a full charge. The Optima ER, on the other hand, comes with dual batteries which extends the range to 110km on a full charge.

Hero Electric offed the Optima in three colour shades Cyan, Matte Red and Matte Grey. The Optima series does not require registration and can be ridden without a number plate or a riding license.
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Why Electric ?

  • Runnig CostYou do not have to pay anything for petrol
  • StylingThey look coolm trendy and are a bit quirky too.
  • PerformanceThey have instant Torque Delivery, helps in saving time in moving traffic
  • MaintenanceThey do not have a lot of moving parts, no engine oil no filters

Hero Electric Optima Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Light weight aids easy handling
    • Large wheels offer added stability
    • Features LED headlamps
  • Could be Better

    • Long battery charging time
    • Does not get disc brake even as an option

BikeWale's Take

The Hero Electric Optima could be your first step towards contributing to a better environment with fewer emissions. The battery of the Optima comes with a range of 70km on a full charge while the 72kg kerb weight aids in easy handling in the city. 

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  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Electric

    Max Power --

    Rated Power 250 W

    Battery charging time 8-10 Hrs

    Fast charging time --

    Carrying capacity --

    Max Torque --

    Transmission Automatic

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge 50 Km

    Top Speed Vehicles with top speed up to 25 kmph don't require license and registration 25 Kmph

    Battery capacity 0.96 kWh

    Battery type Lead Acid

    Motor type BLDC Hub Motor

    Charger output --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated CBS

    Front Brake Type Drum

    Front Brake Size --

    Front Tyre Size --

    Rear Tyre Size --

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size --

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 12 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 12 inch

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension

    Rear Suspension Telescopic Suspension

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 86 kg

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width --

    Wheelbase --

    Ground Clearance 140 mm

    Seat Height --

    Overall Height --

    Chassis Type Reinforced High Strength Steel Chassis

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  • Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Battery warranty 1 Year

    Motor warranty 3 Year


Odometer Digital

Regenerative breaking Yes

Reverse mode No

Stand AlarmNo

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters1

Touch screen display No

DRLs (Daytime running lights) No

Mobile App Connectivity No

GPS & Navigation No

Central locking system No

Artificial sound No

Parking assist No

Hill Assist No

Anti theft system No

Geo fencing No

Start/stop button Yes

USB charging port Yes

Front storage box Yes

Under seat storage Yes

Speedometer Digital

Tachometer No

Tripmeter TypeDigital

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightBulb Type

Turn SignalBulb

Pass LightYes

Additional featuresBag Hook, Round Charging Point, Glove Box, USB Port, Bold Styling, Maximum Comfort, Aerodynamic Body Design, Large & Comfortable Seat, Stylish Wheels

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Hero Electric Optima User Reviews

3.9 (186 ratings) 62 reviews
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  •  5Optima review 1 day ago by Vivek Tamboli, Udaipur

    The bike of hero optima is very good & smooth. It is easy to carry and easy to handle to every one. It is save fuel and saves our environment and also save our greenery. It's look are so pretty & stylish. I want that every one should buy an e-bike then our environment w

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    • Used it for

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    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

  •  2Need upgrade 3 days ago by Prabhu, Thanjavur

    1. Don't have comfortable foot rest for pillion ( if women as pillion sits along one side) 2. Don't shows proper battery percentage ( leans on the stand on the road ) 3. It's like bullock cart. Yes we need to brake before 20 meters to stop this vehicle presently 4. No n

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

  •  2If battery sustains than its a option one can try. 1 month ago by Shailesh, Ahmedabad

    Battery inflated in six months of purchase same happened 2-3 new batteries. Company should do something that the battery sustains atleast 1-2 year or 10000 km or may be 500 charging cycles. The body strength is not worth spending 36000 what I paid as it is very delicate

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

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