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Piaggio Ape Auto DX Vs Piaggio Ape Auto Plus Comparison

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        Piaggio Ape Auto DX
        Piaggio Ape Auto DX
        ₹3.52 Lakh*
        *Ex-showroom Price
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            Piaggio Ape Auto Plus
            Piaggio Ape Auto Plus
            ₹2.06 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          Model Name
          Ape Auto DX
          Ape Auto Plus
          Brand Name
          Piaggio
          On Road Price
          ₹3.52 Lakh
          ₹2.06 Lakh
          User Rating
          4.8
          Based on 21 Reviews
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          Body Type
          Auto Rickshaw
          Auto Rickshaw
          Finance Available (EMI)
          ₹6,828.00
          ₹3,984.00
          Performance
          Max Power
          10.05 hp
          9.39 hp
          Displacement (cc)
          598
          598
          Fuel Tank (Litres)
          20.6
          10
          Engine
          Forced Air Cooled with 3 Valve Tech
          Water cooled engine
          Fuel Type
          LPG
          Diesel
          Emission Norms
          BS-VI
          BS-VI
          Max Torque
          18.7 Nm
          23.5 Nm
          Mileage
          30
          25
          Gradeability (%)
          26.2
          23.8
          Max Speed (km/h)
          60
          60
          Engine Cylinders
          1
          1
          Turning Radius (mm)
          3500
          4200
          Battery Capacity
          50 Ah
          50 Ah
          Dimension
          Overall Length (mm)
          2940
          3140
          Overall Width (mm)
          1470
          1465
          Overall Height (mm)
          1950
          1950
          Ground Clearance (mm)
          200
          240
          Wheelbase (mm)
          1920
          2100
          Transmission & Loading Capacity
          Transmission
          Manual
          Manual
          GVW / GCW (Kgs)
          Kerb Weight (Kgs)
          453
          524
          Gear Box
          5 Forward + 1 Reverse
          5 Forward, 1 Reverse
          Clutch
          Multi Disc Wet Type
          Multi-disc, wet type
          Power SteeringNoNo
          Features
          Steering
          Handle bar type
          Handle bar type
          A/CNoNo
          Cruise ControlNoNo
          Navigation SystemNoNo
          TelematicsNoNo
          Tiltable SteeringNoNo
          Arm-restNoNo
          Seat TypeYesYes
          Driver Information DisplayYesYes
          Adjustable Driver SeatNoNo
          Seating Capacity
          D+3 Passenger
          D+5 Passenger
          Tubeless TyresNoNo
          Seat BeltsNoNo
          Hill HoldNoNo
          Brakes & Suspension
          Brakes
          Drum brake hydraulically actuated
          Drum Brake Hydraulicaly Actuated Internal Expanding Shoe Type
          Front Suspension
          Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Helical Compression Spring with Damper
          Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber With Helical Compression Spring with dampener
          Rear Suspension
          Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber with Rubber Compression Spring with Damper
          Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber With Rubber Compression Spring with dampener
          ABSNoNo
          Parking BrakesYesYes
          Body Option & Cabin Type
          Chassis Type
          Chassis with Cabin
          Chassis with Cabin
          Body Option
          Fully Built
          Fully Built
          Cabin Type
          Day Cabin
          Day Cabin
          Tiltable CabinNoNo
          Tyres
          Number of Tyre
          3
          3
          Rear Tyre
          4.50-10, 8 PR
          4.50-10, 8 PR
          Front Tyre
          4.50-10, 8 PR
          4.50-10, 8 PR
          Others
          ChassisYesYes
          Battery(Volts)
          12V
          12 V

          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Piaggio Ape Auto DX

            • The Piaggio Ape Auto DX is an efficient passenger carrier suitable for urban and semi-urban driving environments.
            • Piaggio offers the Ape Auto DX in various powertrain configurations, including LPG, CNG and Diesel, to cater to a wide range of customers.
            • The Ape Auto DX comes with a dual fuel switch (CNG/Petrol) for enhanced performance and operator convenience.
            • The Ape Auto DX comes with robust 4.50 - 10 8 PR-sized tyres for higher safety and performance.
            • Piaggio offers the Ape Auto DX in two vibrant colour schemes: black/ yellow and green/yellow.

            Piaggio Ape Auto Plus

            • A very popular auto-rickshaw in the Indian market, the Ape Auto Plus is a very affordable and value for money auto-rickshaw which offers excellent returns on investment.
            • The auto-rickshaw has a GVW 974 kgs and can carry 5 passengers and a driver making it a very profitable package for auto-rickshaw operators in the Indian market.
            • The 599 cc diesel BSVI engine is quite capable while also being smooth and extremely fuel efficient.
            • The auto rickshaw offers a wheelbase of 2100 mm and with a length and width of 3140 mm and 1465 mm respectively, the three wheeler offers ample space and legroom to the passengers and driver and ensures a very comfortable journey.
            • The auto rickshaw gets a number of features adding to the convenience and safety, which includes parking brakes and a driver information display system in the day cabin.

            Piaggio Ape Auto DX

            • Piaggio could have provided a fleet management solution/app for the Ape Auto DX.
            • The Ape Auto DX does not include an entertainment system as a standard feature.
            • Piaggio could consider introducing a petrol powertrain-based variant for customer convenience.

            Piaggio Ape Auto Plus

            • No arm rests available.
            • Braking performance could improve.

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          User Reviews of Comparison

          • Piaggio Ape Auto DX
          • 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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