June 12, 2024

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Compared to Ola S1 Pro Gen 2, which is the better choice?

Compared to Ola S1 Pro Gen 2, which is the better choice?

The Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 VS The Simple One


The adoption of electric vehicles is accelerating thanks to advancements in technology and innovation. In the electric two-wheeler field, electric scooters are particularly popular and many EV manufacturers are vying for attention. Two of the top manufacturers in this space are Ola Electric and Simple Energy. We have provided a quick comparison of these brands to help you determine which e-scooter is best for an enjoyable ride.


When it comes to e-scooters, some are designed to earn the trust of their customers while others are not. In this comparison, we’ll be looking at the Ola S1 PRO Gen 2 e-scooter and the Simple One e-scooter to determine which one comes out on top. Let’s take a closer look at both e-scooters to conclude. 



In electric vehicles, charging and battery technologies are crucial for overall performance. The updated S1 Pro from the start-up’s Gen 2 platform has a lighter frame and a redesigned battery pack. The Simple One has a 5kwh battery, while the Ola S1 PRO GEN2 has a 4kwh battery. However, the latest version of the Ola S1 PRO has an improved battery design that enhances the scooter’s performance and range. Ola credits this improvement to its battery redesign.

Let’s discuss the range of two electric scooters, the Simple One and Ola. Simple One has a certified range of 212km while the Ola has a range of 195km. The battery has been improved and redesigned, resulting in better performance and range.



Now, let’s talk about motor power. Simple One has a peak power of 8.5kw while Ola S1 PRO Gen2 provides 11kw peak power and 5kw nominal power. This is a significant improvement from the previous version of Ola S1 PRO, which only provided 8kw peak power. The TVS X e-scooter, which is similar to the Ola S1 PRO Gen 2 in motor power, also offers 11kw peak power but at a higher price range of 2.5 lakh. On the other hand, the Ola e-scooter is priced at 1,47,499 and produces 11kw peak power. 

Let’s talk about the maximum speed of these scooters. The Simple One e-scooter can reach a top speed of 105 kmph, while the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 can go up to 120 kmph. The Simple One takes 2.77 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 40 kmph, while the Ola Scooter only takes 2.6 seconds to do the same.

These two e-scooters share some similarities, including their charging time. Both the Ola S1 Pro and the Simple One require almost the same amount of time to fully charge. The Ola S1 Pro takes approximately 6 to 6.5 hours to charge, while the Simple One takes around 6.5 to 7 hours. Additionally, both e-scooters are equipped with four modes and share other features such as navigation and cruise control.

When selecting an E-scooter, price is an important factor to consider. The Simple One electric scooter is priced at 1.45 lakhs, with an additional payment of 13,000 for the charger. In comparison, the Ola S1 PRO is priced at Rs.1,47,499 and comes with a 750W charger included in the price.


After analyzing the specifications and features of both e-scooters, we recommend the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 as the best choice. While both scooters have their strengths, the Simple One falls short in terms of delivery status. Overall, the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 offers the best value for money.

Although the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 was recently launched, it may take 2-3 months for them to deliver the products to their customers. On the other hand, the Simple One scooter was relaunched in May, promising deliveries to start in June, but only 20-25 deliveries have been made. This has resulted in Simple Energy losing the trust of its customers.

To help you make an informed decision, we have provided a comparison of these two electric scooters and our recommendations. You can now choose the one that suits you and your loved one for a better riding experience.



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