Vespa SXL 149

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Key specs
  • Displacement149 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)10.2 bhp
  • Kerb Weight114 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   4,336/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 25,505
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Vespa SXL 149 Summary

SXL 149 key highlights
Displacement 149 cc
Kerb Weight 114 kg
  • Orange
  • Matt Black
  • Matt Red
  • White
  • Matt Yellow
  • Blue
Max Power 10.2 bhp @ 7,600 rpm

About SXL 149

Vespa SXL 149 is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹1,27,524 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹1,28,315 (ex-showroom). Vespa SXL 149 generates 10.2 bhp of power and 10.6 nm of torque from its 149cc engine. Single cylinder engine of SXL 149 has an automatic gearbox. With rear drum and front disk brakes, the top variant of Vespa SXL 149 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 114 kg scooter is available in 6 colours.

The Vespa SXL 150 is a facelifted version of the Vespa S scooter. Powered by a bigger 150cc engine, the Vespa SXL 150 is the flagship model in the company’s line-up of lifestyle scooters.

The Vespa SXL 150’s retro design has been heavily influenced by the iconic Vespa scooters of yesteryears. The chrome detailing on the rectangular headlamp, mirrors, front suspension and the exhaust shield enhances the scooter’s retro appeal. The new seat offers extra support and comfort for the rider and the pillion. It also gets a new trendy design for the blacked-out alloy wheels, a 3D logo for the ‘SXL’ branding and a revised instrument cluster with an electronic display. Bluetooth connectivity is now standard, with features like the ability to find service centres nearby using GPS. Owners can also use it to track their Vespa. The SXL 150 also a feature called ‘Find Me’ that allows the owner to find it in a crowded parking lot.

The Vespa SXL 150 is powered by a carburetted 150cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. This engine delivers 11bhp and 11Nm of torque through a CVT gearbox. Suspension duties are performed by a single side arm suspension at the front and a hydraulic monoshock in the rear. The Vespa SXL rides on beefier 11-inch 110/70 front and 10-inch 120/70 section tubeless Maxxis tyres, which should improve the scooter’s riding dynamics. It gets a 200mm ventilated disc brake at the front and a 140mm drum brake in the rear. ABS is an option worth Rs 8000, but will become standard fitment by April.

The Vespa SXL 150 is available in six paint schemes - orange, matte black, white, matte red, matte yellow, and blue. It doesn’t have any competition in the Indian market. The SXL 150 is priced at Rs 97,000 (ex-showroom, Pune).
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Vespa SXL 149 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Brakes offer good bite
    • Easy to handle in city 
    • Sturdy build quality
  • Could be Better

    • Lacks performance
    • Price tag is high
    • Limited service network

BikeWale's Take

The SXL 150 comes with all the traditional Vespa traits such as solid built quality, light weight, sharp brakes and great handling dynamics. However, the 150cc engine could get more punch for a better ride experience. 

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Vespa SXL 149 mileage

As reported by SXL 149 owners, the real mileage of Vespa SXL 149 is 35 kmpl.

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SXL 149 Specifications & Features


  • SXL 149 Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 10.2 bhp @ 7,600 rpm

    Maximum Torque 10.6 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 149 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore --

    Stroke --

    Valves Per Cylinder 3

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition CDI

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission Automatic

    Transmission Type CVT

    Clutch Automatic

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 8 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 2 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge 280 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported 35 kmpl

    Top Speed --

  • SXL 149 Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 200 mm

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size 140 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 11 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 10 inch

    Front Tyre Size 110-70/11

    Rear Tyre Size 120-70/10

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Aircraft derived Single Side Arm Front Suspension with Anti-Dive Characteristics

    Rear Suspension Rear suspension with Dual-Effect Hydraulic Shock Absorber

  • SXL 149 Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 114 kg

    Overall Length 1,770 mm

    Overall Width 690 mm

    Overall Height 1,140 mm

    Wheelbase 1,290 mm

    Ground Clearance 155 mm

    Seat Height 770 mm

    Chassis Type Monocoque Full - Steel Body Construction


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

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 Single Channel ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer --

Stand Alarm --

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator --

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System12V DC

BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeMulti-Reflector Type

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightBulb Type

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightNo

Additional features--

Vespa SXL 149 Price

SXL 149 BS VI - FI 1,27,524 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
SXL 149 Candy Red - ABS - BS - VI 1,28,315 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

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Vespa SXL 149 User Reviews

4.5 (34 ratings) 11 reviews
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  • 3

    Value for Money

  •  4 best italian moped for india 1 year ago by Pranav, Hyderabad

    I bought the bike 2 years ago it is good overall but there is a problem in mileage . Mileage is not so good but the build quality is value for money . Handling and riding is perfect on point .No heating issues in engine good acceleration and pick up best buy if you're a

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

  •  4Good Ride 1 year ago by Ankush

    Very good excellent scooty. Experience is awesome looks is also superb awesome but to much costly. Service and maintenance is also good.Riding experience is also very awesome .Everything is very excellent about riding is smooth and awesome . If you have enough money you

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    • Used it for

      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      40 kmpl

  •  2Don't even think about this 1 year ago by Mustafa, Hyderabad

    I own a sxl 150, believe me this is very good at performance but vespa India never give a shit about the after sales service, all they want is just money and it's they sip all your bloodshed earned money out of your pockets, don't even buy this vespa showrooms all over

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      28 kmpl

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