In the mass market segment of scooters in India, Yamaha features among the top manufacturers. Apart from Yamaha, the likes of TVS, Hero, Honda and Mahindra produce scooters in India. These manufacturers are best known to keep the healthy battle moving with new launches every time. Every new or updated launch brings with itself the intention of manufacturer to attain superiority over others. Moreover, India being the huge market for scooters, the competition level is remarkably high.
Yamaha launched its stylish new scooter for the Indian market to make the highly competitive segment further more interesting. The budget-friendly Yamaha Fascino price starts from Rs. 54,593 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the standard model and goes up to Rs. 58, 326 for top-end variant (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Direct competitors of the Yamaha Fascino include Honda Activa 4G, Honda Gusto, Hero Maestro, TVS Jupiter etc. Here’s a quick comparison to check how does the Yamaha Fascino fare among its competitors.
Designing and Features
In terms of design, the Yamaha Fascino is a perfectly built and elegantly styled scooter. It receives chrome plating around the body and offers an extra cushioned comfortable seat. It is so far the lightest Yamaha scooter with a kerb weight of 103Kg.
The seat height of Yamaha Fascino is more or less similar to its competitors. However, the Mahindra Gusto deserves special mention for its adjustable seat height between 735mm to 770mm. With the telescopic suspension at the front and a Unit Swing rear suspension, the Fascino offers smooth riding. The sturdily built scooter looks to be a reliable one for the Indian roads. With graceful appeal and efficient handling, the Yamaha seems to be the better of its rivals.
The Yamaha Fascino offers a 113cc motor, which churns out a maximum power output of 7 bhp against a peak torque of 8.1 Nm.
The Mahindra Gusto, TVS Jupiter and Honda Activa 4G feature a smaller engine compared to the Yamaha Fascino, and deliver a maximum power output of 8 bhp, 7.88 bhp and 8 bhp respectively. However, the torque produced by Fascino is greater only to the TVS JuVerdict
The Yamaha Fascino is an exciting product a lot of exciting features and premium design on offer. Mahindra Gusto, starting at Rs. 49,190 (ex-showroom, Delhi), is the most affordable option in this segment. However, considering the overall package of impressive premium styling and unique features along with decent performance, the Fascino is a great option to bring home.