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Key Specs of Piaggio Ape City Plus

Number of Tyre3
Power9.9 hp
Fuel Tank20.6/Petrol 2.8

Ape City Plus Highlights

January 11, 2022: Piaggio offers India’s most trusted and popular three-wheeler that are helping micro-entrepreneurs with the growing needs of last-mile mobility needs across cities and towns. Among the several key products, the Ape City Plus has one auto-rickshaw that is powerful and large and highly efficient to run. Piaggio Ape branded auto-rickshaws are known, and the Ape City plus is the right auto rickshaw for your business needs.

Check out other products from Piaggio in the passenger carrier segment including Ape CityApe DX, and even the all-electric Ape E City auto.

Ape City Plus Engine: Piaggio has developed a new green BS6 engine in LPG and CNG applications fitted with Ape City Plus. This advanced 3V smart tech engine is a single-cylinder 230 CC, forced air-cooled machine. It produces 9.17 hp of power at a maximum torque of 17 Nm in the CNG powertrain. It comes with a 4-speed gearbox, multi-disc, wet-type clutch. The diesel engine is water-cooled, 597.7 CC displacement with 9.39hp of power and 23.5Nm of torque.

Ape City Plus Key Features: Ape City Plus comes from the same performance-oriented auto-rickshaw that Piaggio vehicles are known for. Ape City Plus gets a segment-leading space inside for passengers along with a safety gate. Piaggio promises mileage, a comfortable and enjoyable ride and a safer vehicle. The stand out feature is a superior pickup for easy driving, lower NVH, thus offering a pleasant ride every time.  

Ape City Plus Dimensions: The wheelbase of this 3W is 1920 mm, and the gross vehicle weight of 780 kg. It is offered in a cabin and chassis variant with a day cabin of a standard 3W. 

Ape City Plus Tyre & Fuel Tank: Ape City Plus gets a bigger tyre of 4.50 - 10, 4 PR sizes for better pickup and higher speed. Ape City Plus comes with a 40 Ltr CNG cylinder and a 30.6 Ltr LPG cylinder. 

Ape City Plus Rivals: Ape City Plus competes with strong auto-rickshaws in the market including market leader Bajaj Auto’s Bajaj Compact REBajaj Maxima Z Bajaj Maxima X Wide Mahindra AlfaTVS King 4S, and Atul Gem Paxx.

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Piaggio Ape City Plus Price List (Variants)​

Piaggio Ape City Plus is offered in 3 variants - the base model of Ape City Plus is 3-Seater/1920/LPG and the top variant is 3-Seater/1920/CNG which come with 780 Kgs.

Piaggio Ape City Plus 3-Seater/1920/CNG780 kg
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Piaggio Ape City Plus 3-Seater/1920802 kg
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Piaggio Ape City Plus 3-Seater/1920/LPG757 kg
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Piaggio Ape City Plus Specifications

Number of Tyre3
Power9.9 hp
GVW757 kg
Mileage22 kmpl
Engine230 cc
Fuel Tank20.6/Petrol 2.8 Ltr
Payload- Kgs
Chassis TypeChassis with Cabin

Piaggio Ape City Plus Auto Rickshaw- Expert Review


Piaggio is among the top players in the auto-rickshaw segment, both in the passenger carrier and cargo segments. Ape brand of autos are known to every Indian, as they are omnipresent in cities, towns and villages. Piaggio has some of the popular products in its portfolio; the Ape City Plus, as the name suggests is an auto-rickshaw targeted for passenger carriers applications within the city. Apart from Ape City Plus, you can also refer to other passenger carriers such as Ape DXApe City and the full electric Ape E City.

In India, typically, an auto-rickshaw is vital to fill the void of efficient public transport. Hence, this segment is highly promising for OEMs. Piaggio is firmly focused on offering value for money, an affordable but efficient vehicle to millions of Indian day to day mobility needs. Also, an auto-rickshaw employs people with minimum investment and offers a stable income. Thus, auto-rickshaw is very much part of Indian mobility systems for the owner and the users.

Available in petrol, CNG and LPG, Ape City Plus is your business partner in the last-mile people carrier mobility business. Packed with the all-new powerful and fuel-efficient engine, a superior set of aggregates along with comfort and safety. Ape City Plus promises a lot to make you earn a stable income without spending much on the vehicle in the longer-term. 

Exterior and Interior

Take a first look at Ape City Plus, and you won’t spot the difference. It appears like other auto-rickshaws in the Piaggio India portfolio. The key elements that Piaggio products standards for are superior built quality, strong road presence and finest fit and finish. You can easily make out once you see the Ape City Plus up and close. It is a new vehicle but not that different from Piaggio’s other autos. For example, the wide windshield makes driving easy with a clear view with a wiper for the rainy season. The headlamps in the middle of the front facia look nicer. It has got the sleek Italian design in a fairly large body, and the tyres are slightly bigger than the regular auto, higher ground clearance for better drivability, etc. Yet, at the heart of Ape City Plus is reliablility, durability and performance. 

Inside the cabin, you can easily take three passengers comfortably, as the cabin is ergonomically designed with soft and durable material. The passenger seat is restful and the passenger can feel the difference even for relatively longer trips with generous head, shoulder and legroom. There is a safety door on the passenger side as a factory fitted accessory. To get in and out for the passenger is easy with a reasonable bigger entrance inside the cabin. Similarly, the driver gets a nicer cabin with all the control easily accessible. The Ape City Plus easy to drive no matter what terrain you are driving. 


Piaggio Ape City Plus is promoted as a green vehicle with its alternate fuel options. This is not only environment-friendly but highly economical to run for an owner. We have the CNG and LPG variant performance figures, which make this auto a best city companion. Some of the key performance aspects are better pickup, easier and comfortable driving experience, and also lowest noise, vibration and harshness for a smoother and enjoyable drive. 

In the Ape City Plus, Piaggio has fitted an all-new 3V smart tech engine that produces higher power and torque take on a flyover or steeper terrain inside a city. Both the LPT and CNG engines are similar in specification, as the 230 CC displacement with a minor change in the power and torque figure as the engine is tuned for LPG and CNG fuel. The CNG powertrain is 9.17hp and 17Nm and LPG is 9.9hp 17.8Nm of power and torque, respectively. The Piaggio claims the best mileage in the segment and lower maintenance so that you don’t have to spend money running this auto regularly.

To complement the engine, the aggregates are common on both the engine like multi plate wet type clutch, constant mesh gearbox with 5-speeds. The front suspension is a hydraulic telescopic shock absorber with helical compression spring with dampener and the rear suspension is the same with just rubber compression spring. The brake is a drum type with a hydraulically actuated internal expanding shoe type. To offer higher pickup and mileage, the tyre size 4.50-10, 4PR.   

Ape City Plus CNG is 780kg, and LPG is 757 kg gross weight auto. The dimension includes a wheelbase of 1920 mm, width 1435 mm, length 2880 mm, and 19200 mm height. The minimum ground clearance is 200 mm. The gradeability is 24% on CNG and 25.45% on the LPG variant. 


It is evident that Piaggio Ape City Plus is packed with the right aggregates and specs. What makes it special? A lot including all-new powerful, fuel-efficient engine and overall built quality. So, if you’re looking at a solid city performer in alternate fuel at an affordable price, then Ape City Plus fits the bill. 


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Pros & Cons of Piaggio Ape City Plus

Things We Like

  • 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

Things We Don't Like

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

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Ape City Plus User Reviews

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  • 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
  • this rickshaw is still in good condition

    I use the Ape City plus in Coimbatore city for more than one year, this rickshaw is still in good condition. the perform...

    By manzoor
    On: Nov 24, 2021
  • One of the better choice in auto rickshaw

    One of the better choice in auto rickshaw market in India, the Piaggio City plus is a vehicle for all kinds of roads. It...

    By manoj gupta
    On: Oct 23, 2021
  • Not happy with Ape City plus

    Not happy with Ape City plus-mileage is not coming as per the company claims. The BS6 engine is not good, noise is also ...

    By ganesh shinde
    On: Oct 23, 2021
  • good pasenger vehicle

    BS6 model price is high, Piaggio auto become costly. But Ape City Plus is a good options for city passenger driving. ...

    By kishan
    On: May 15, 2021
  • What is the mileage of this auto?

    What is the mileage of this auto? ...

    By nazim
    On: May 15, 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions on Piaggio Ape City Plus

What is the price of Piaggio Ape City Plus in New Delhi?

The Auto Rickshaw prices are varied from states and cities as per the local taxes and levies. The Piaggio Ape City Plus price is in the range of is approximately between ₹ 2.22 - ₹ 2.55 Lakh in New Delhi.

What is the payload of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The payload is essentially the maximum loading capacity of Auto Rickshaw. The Piaggio Ape City Plus payload is - Kgs

What is GVW of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

GVW of a Auto Rickshaw inclusive of kerb weight and payload of the vehicle. The GVW of Piaggio Ape City Plus is 757 kg

What is the fuel tank capacity of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The fuel capacity of Piaggio Ape City Plus is 20.6/Petrol 2.8 Ltr. Get more detailed specifications of Piaggio Ape City Plus at Trucksdekho.

What is the engine capacity of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The engine capacity of the Auto Rickshaw is the maximum power & maximum torque. The maximum power of Ape City Plus is 9.9 hp , maximum torque is 17.8 Nm & engine capacity is 230 cc.

What is the Wheelbase of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The wheelbase of Piaggio Ape City Plus is 1920 mm

What is the body & chassis configuration of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

Piaggio Ape City Plus is available in Fuliy Bulit option. The cabin type of Ape City Plus is a Day Cabin & chassis type is a Chassis with Cabin .

What is the fuel & transmission type of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The Piaggio Ape City Plus is available in LPG version with Manual transmission.

What is the Gradeability of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The gradeability of a Auto Rickshaw is the ability to climb slopes. Trucks with good gradeability can be used for carrying loads in hilly areas. Piaggio Ape City Plus offers gradeability of 25.45 %

What will be the monthly EMI for Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The monthly EMI for any Auto Rickshaw is determined by several elements. This typically includes the purchase price, the upfront payment made, and the total loan availed. The monthly EMI of Piaggio Ape City Plus will be ₹ 4,294.00 on an annual rate of interest of 10.5% for a tenure of 5 years & down payment will be ₹ 22,200.00

What is the HP of Piaggio Ape City Plus?

The power of Piaggio Ape City Plus is 9.9 hp .

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