Brought home an Ola S1 e-scooter: 9 quick observations post delivery

The motor feels powerful and throttle respnse is aggressive in Sports mode.

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Ordered on 16th December, home delivered on 23rd December (Kolhapur, Maharashtra).

Ola S1 Porcelain White. Manufactured in Dec 2022:

  • Financing/Loan – No.
  • Insurance- Acko.
  • Extended warranty- Yes.
  • Amount Paid – Rs. 1,21,838.

From booking to delivery entire journey was virtual/online. No complaints on either booking, delivery or paperwork.

Quick observations:

  • Uneven, ugly panel gaps.
  • Non-intuitive rubbery switches.
  • Powerful motor, aggressive throttle response in Sports mode.
  • Annoying system sounds.
  • True range claim of 128KM is with 1 rider weighing <= 70KG , on eco mode with speed 30-40KMPH.
  • Big under-seat storage.
  • Motor makes weird sound on rapid acceleration.
  • Braking and overall ride quality is satisfactory.
  • Accessories like side step , centre stand still unavailable.

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