Hero Electric Optima

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

Avg. Ex-showroom price

41,770
EMI   1,420/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 8,354
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Hero Electric Optima Summary

Optima key highlights
Range 50 Km
Top Speed 25 Kmph
Charging Time 8 Hrs
Motor Power (Rated) 250 W

About Optima

Hero Electric Optima is a scooter available in 4 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹41,770 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹85,184 (ex-showroom). Hero Electric Optima generates 250 W power from its motor. Optima takes 8 hrs to get fully charged and can go upto 50 km in one full charge. Both rear and front brakes of Hero Electric Optima are drum brakes. This 86 kg scooter is available in 3 colours.

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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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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Optima Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Optima Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Electric

    Max Power --

    Rated Power 250 W

    Maximum Torque --

    Transmission Automatic

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

    Top Speed 25 Kmph

    Battery charging time 8 Hrs

    Fast charging time --

    Carrying capacity --

    Battery capacity 1.344 kWh

    Battery type Lead Acid

    Motor type BLDC Hub Motor

    Charger output --

  • Optima Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Drum

    Front Brake Size --

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size --

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 16 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 16 inch

    Front Tyre Size 16 x 3 Inch

    Rear Tyre Size 16 x 3 Inch

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension

    Rear Suspension Telescopic Suspension

  • Optima Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 86 kg

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width --

    Overall Height --

    Wheelbase --

    Ground Clearance 140 mm

    Seat Height --

    Chassis Type Reinforced High Strength Steel Chassis

  • Optima Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Battery warranty 1 Year

    Motor warranty --

Features

Odometer Digital

Regenerative breaking Yes

Reverse mode No

Touch screen display No

Stand Alarm--

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters--

Tripmeter TypeDigital

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

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking 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

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Digital

Tachometer No

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo

KillswitchNo

ClockNo

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

Hero Electric Optima Price

VariantPriceSpecs
Optima Lead Acid 41,770 Avg. Ex-showroom price
Optima Lithium-Ion 58,944 Avg. Ex-showroom price
Optima ER 68,833 Avg. Ex-showroom price
Optima E5 85,184 Avg. Ex-showroom price

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Hero Electric Optima User Reviews

4 (113 ratings) 37 reviews
  • 4

    Visual Appeal

  • 3

    Reliability

  • 4

    Comfort

  • 3

    Service Experience

  • 3

    Value for Money

  •  3Hero optima li low speed 3 months ago by Celestine, Chennai

    The buying experience was just amazing. I was hoping to buy a scooter that helps my spouse to learn riding a scooter. It is really helping my spouse. I am using it on a daily basis to commute around 30 km. This has perfectly saved my pocket from fueling my car on daily

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

  •  3Satisfying looks but not as good battery 3 months ago by Abhinav, Karnal

    Buying experience was quite satisfying. Riding experience for starting 2 months was good but suspension was not as good for little bit broken roads . Handle lock is of weak quality , braking is also low , it's body is not as durable the mudguard get off within two month

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      28 kmpl

  •  5My views about optima 3 months ago by Ayush Raj, Saran

    This electric scooty is best for college students and official works .It is available in many colours . It can get full charge in 3-4hours and can give 80km backup. I use this scooty for college . It's look is very beautiful. The dealer sold me this and told me the nece

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      80 kmpl

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