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There are around 1.5 million battery-powered, three-wheeled rickshaws on the road in India. And every month 11 thousand new e-rickshaws are coming on the road.

In India, E3W is a market of about 1.5 billion Electric rickshaws, and the Leading manufacturers are Mahindra, Bajaj, Kinetic, and Piaggio companies, etc.

Due to the increase in petrol rate and global pollution, these companies manufacture e-rickshaws to create low-cost and low pollution consumption Vehicles. In India, this e-rickshaw will come in the price range of 1.80 lakh to 2.30 lakh and it can cover a distance of 100 km-150 km.

Read More: Indian Government Initiatives for Electric Vehicles 

Today, e-rickshaws play an important role in providing livelihood to the people in India. Due to their low cost and high efficiency. The number of e-rickshaws is still increasing rapidly, especially in Delhi. India and China are major contributors to the manufacture of electric rickshaws.

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Best Mileage E-rickshaw in India

Here is the list of 5 Best Mileage E-rickshaw in India

  1. Bajaj RE EV
  2. Mahindra Treo
  3. Kinetic Safar
  4. Piaggio Ape E-city
  5. E-shaft Gayan motor works (GMW)

Bajaj RE EV


Bajaj RE EV is the Best Mileage E-rickshaw in India Priced between Rs 1.65 lakh and Rs 2.65 Lakh.


  • 120 KM Battery range
  • 48-volt lithium-ion battery
  • 3kW power

The Bajaj RE EV is a three-wheel electric rickshaw that comes with a four-seater passenger capacity. If we talk about its power, we have a 4.3kW electric motor that generates power of 5.85 PS and hence, Bajaj RE EV can reach its top speed of 43 km/h.

The RE EV is powered by a 48-volt swappable lithium-ion battery. So that it covers a distance of 120 km. RE EV has a digital instrument cluster with speed, charging percentage. In addition, it has 1.2 kW onboard charging technology.

RE EV Size

  • Length            2,714 mm
  • Width              1,350 mm
  • Height.            1,772 mm
  • Wheelbase      2010 mm
  • Gross Weight    732 KG

Mahindra Treo


Mahindra Treo is the Best Mileage E-rickshaw Available in India Priced between Price 2.22 lakh.


  • 130 KM Battery range
  • 45 km/h maximum speed
  • 48-volt lithium-ion battery

The TREO is the first electric rickshaw to come from Mahindra with rear-wheel-drive 5.4 kW and 30 NM peak power that can reach a top speed of 45 km/h.

The Treo electric rickshaw is equipped with a 48 v lithium-ion battery that covers a distance of 130 km and its battery charges 0–100% in about 3-4 hours.

Kinetic Safar Smart


Kinetic Safar Smart is Lithium powered EV. Eco-friendly commutation, the Best Mileage E-rickshaw. The Kinetic Safar Smart price starts From ₹ 1.53 Lakh in India.


  • 80-100 KM Battery range
  • 48 V lead-acid battery

The Kinetic Safar Smart comes with an inexpensive 48V lead-acid battery, which can be covered at a distance of 80–100 km. Apart from this, we have a brushless DC-type motor and the body of this e-rickshaw is made of whole steel.

The Kinetic Safar Smart comes with Four seat passenger capacity.

Piaggio Ape E-city


The Piaggio app e-city is the best option available in electric rickshaws. Apart from this, it offers the best mileage at 1.97 lakhs.


  • 5 kW battery capacity
  • 45km/h Top speed
  • 4 kW power

The Ape E City comes with a D + 3 seaters electric rickshaw, which comes with a swappable 4.5 kW lithium-ion battery, spans 70 km, and produces 5.4 kW @ 3500 power and 29 Nm torque in this e-rickshaw. Therefore, it can reach a top speed of 45 km/h.

Piaggio Ape E-city Sieze

  • Wheelbase                       1920 mm
  • Overall Width                 1370 mm
  • Length                              2700 mm
  • Height                              1725 mm
  • Rear Track                      1140 mm

E-Shaft Gayan Motor Works (GMW)


Gayam Motor Works (GMW) is an Indian automobile brand that designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles. eShaft – Passenger E-Rickshaw comes at the price of 1.4 lakh, is the best value for money electric rickshaw in India which offers the best mileage in E-rickshaw.


  • 48v lead acid Battery Capacity
  • 25 km/h Top speed
  • 60-90km maximum range.

The E Shaft electric rickshaw has a 48 V lead-acid battery, which, on a single charge, covers a distance of 60–90 km.

To power this e-rickshaw, it has an electric motor of 1530 W that goes to a top speed of 25 km/h. It takes 5-6 hours to fully charge its battery.

E-shaft Size

  • Gross Weight            675 KG
  • Width           1260mm
  • Overall Length           2630mm
  • Overall Height          1760mm
  • Ground Clearance      165mm
  • 400 Kg Load Capacity

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  1. Interested in importing and marketing electric Auto rickshaws in Sri Lanka
    Please assist in locating suppliers in India interested o market initially fully built up condition with lithium battery tyres stc


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