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Piaggio Ape City Plus Vs Piaggio Ape Auto DX Comparison

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    Piaggio Ape City Plus
    Piaggio Ape City Plus
    ₹ 2.22 - ₹ 2.55 Lakh*
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    Piaggio Ape Auto DX
    Piaggio Ape Auto DX
    ₹ 3.52 - ₹ 3.54 Lakh*
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Piaggio Ape City Plus vs Piaggio Ape Auto DX

Should you buy Piaggio Ape City Plus or Piaggio Ape Auto DX? Compare the models on the basis of their price, dimension, fuel type, payload capacity, Chasis type, number of tyres, GVW & other safety features. Ape City Plus has 230 cc engine & Ape Auto DX has 230.7 cc engine. Find out which commercial vehicle is best for you.

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Basic Information
Model Name
Ape City Plus
Ape Auto DX
Brand Name
Piaggio
On Road Price
₹ 2.22 Lakh
₹ 3.52 Lakh
User Rating
4.9
Based on 13 Reviews
4.8
Based on 21 Reviews
Body Type
Auto Rickshaw
Auto Rickshaw
Finance Available (EMI)
₹ 4,932.00
₹ 6,828.00
Performance
Max Power
9.9 hp
10.05 hp
Displacement (cc)
230
230.7
Fuel Tank (Litres)
20.6/Petrol 2.8
20.6
Engine
Forced Air Cooled
Forced Air Cooled with 3 Valve Tech
Fuel Type
LPG
LPG
Emission Norms
BS-VI
BS-VI
Max Torque
17.8 Nm
18.7 Nm
Acceleration
-
-
Mileage City
-
-
Mileage Highway
-
-
Top Speed
-
-
Mileage
22
30
Gradeability (%)
25.45
26.2
Max Speed (km/h)
60
60
Engine Cylinders
1
1
Turning Radius (mm)
-
-
Dimension
Overall Length (mm)
2880
2940
Overall Width (mm)
1435
1470
Overall Height (mm)
1920
1950
Ground Clearance (mm)
200
200
Wheelbase (mm)
1920
1920
Axle Configuration
-
-
Transmission & Loading Capacity
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Payload (Kgs)
-
-
GVW / GCW (Kgs)
Kerb Weight (Kgs)
457
453
Gear Box
4-Speed
4-Speed
Clutch
Multi-Plate, Wet Type
Multi Disc Wet Type
Power SteeringNoNo
Features
Steering
Handle Bar
Handle Bar
A/CNoNo
Cruise ControlNoNo
Navigation SystemNoNo
TelematicsNoNo
Tiltable SteeringNoNo
Arm-restNoNo
Seat TypeYesYes
Driver Information DisplayYesYes
Adjustable Driver SeatNoNo
Seating Capacity
D+3
D+3
Tubeless TyresNoNo
Seat Belts
-
-
Hill HoldNoNo
Brakes & Suspension
Brakes
Drum Brake
Drum Brake
Front Axle
-
-
Front Suspension
Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Helical Compression Spring with Damper
Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Helical Compression Spring with Damper
Rear Axle
-
-
Rear Suspension
Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Rubber Compression Spring with Damper
Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Rubber Compression Spring with Damper
ABSNoNo
Parking BrakesYesYes
Body Option & Cabin Type
Chassis Type
Chassis with Cabin
Chassis with Cabin
Body Option
Fuliy Bulit
Fully Built
Cabin Type
Day Cabin
Day Cabin
Tiltable CabinNoNo
Tyres
Number of Tyre
3
3
Rear Tyre
4.50 - 10, 4 PR
4.50 - 10, 8 PR
Front Tyre
4.50 - 10, 4 PR
4.50 - 10, 8 PR
Others
No. Of Axles
-
-
Axle Types
-
-
Body Brakes
-
-
ChassisYesYes
Floor Type
-
-
Body Material
-
-
Canopy Length
-
-
Water Tank Capacity (KL)
-
-
Water Tank Type
-
-
No. Of Valves
-
-
Pump Type
-
-
Bulker Type
-
-
Bulker Discharge Pipe
-
-
Bulker Air Inlet Pipe
-
-
Bulker Equipments
-
-
Bulker Electricals
-
-
Bulker Pressure
-
-
Floor Material
-
-
Side Board Material
-
-
Rear Board Material
-
-
External/Interior Surface
-
-
Refrigerating Unit
-
-
Temperature Range
-
-
Battery(Volts)
12 V 40 Ah
12V DC 50Ah
Fog Lights
-
-

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Piaggio Ape City Plus

    • Top three-wheeler from Ape brand that you can buy in petrol, CNG or LPG fuel options
    • Visually appealing, Ape City+ is a proven auto-rickshaw that you can pick for your daily passenger mobility needs
    • Piaggio new 3V smart engines stand out for high power and torque that promise superior mileage
    • The 4.5- 10 4 PR tyre and higher ground clearance means the Ape City+ is good for rural roads too
    • Ape City+ is affordable yet well-packed with comfort and convenience features that you will find in the segment

    Piaggio Ape Auto DX

    • Piaggio's another promising auto-rickshaw for urban & rural last-mile mobility needs
    • Higher power & torque
    • Spacious passenger cabin with a safety gate
    • Affordable price
    • Strong build quality
    • Reliable auto that has a lower maintenance cost

    Piaggio Ape City Plus

    • Ape City + is a practical, easy to the drive and well designed auto-rickshaw with hardly misses anything that you would expect

    Piaggio Ape Auto DX

    • No Petrol variant
    • Not many colours to choose
    • Gradeability & ground clearance could have been better
    • The engine is slightly noisy

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Piaggio Ape City Plus
  • Piaggio Ape Auto DX
  • good for city passenger travel.

    Piaggio auto rickshaw is good for city passenger travel. High mileage, high build quality and mileage is super…go if you...

    By prince
    On: Apr 24, 2022
  • Best auto in India

    Ape is Best auto in India. Buy for anytime business. Cheap and best auto rickshaw.....

    By sujay pant
    On: Mar 21, 2022
  • Not a good auto

    Not a good auto like Bajaj RE. You buy RE only not Ape. ...

    By sanjay yadav
    On: Feb 10, 2022
  • Not a bad auto-rickshaw

    Not a bad auto-rickshaw from Piaggio, the cng viant engine vehicle is best. Mileage is high and power is better also. Pa...

    By sachin
    On: Jan 04, 2022
  • I liked Ape auto

    I liked Ape auto and want to buy for rickshaw use but Piaggio has Ape DX, Ape City & Ape City Plus- I confused about whi...

    By prakash joshi
    On: Nov 24, 2021
  • No good vehicle

    No good vehicle, mileage less also some trouble in suspension in 6 months itself, spend 2/3 visit to dealership for serv...

    By thambi k
    On: Mar 29, 2022
  • Overall super vehicle

    This Ape auto is powerful. Piaggio offered good features, the drving of this auto is smooth. Easy on/off and steering ha...

    By tanish
    On: Jun 20, 2021
  • like Bajaj

    I purchased this auto after market research and also test drive other brand like Bajaj and Mahindra. The auto is strong ...

    By teerth
    On: Jun 20, 2021
  • DX is overall better auto.

    If you want strong and rugged auto for more people transport, Ape DX is one good options, but you can also try Bajaj bra...

    By rachit
    On: Jun 20, 2021
  • Overall Ape Auto is good.

    Ape DX auto give better pickup and mileage on city road. No failure in this auto, maintenance also low. BS6 engine is re...

    By praneel
    On: Jun 20, 2021
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