A four-wheeler has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. you can choose from a wide range also, such as compact cars, expensive cars, ultra-luxury cars, or budget cars. But Qute is a revolutionary vehicle.
Bajaj has created the new Bajaj Qute, which has features of a car and the cost of an auto. Bajaj Qute is a four-wheeler by appearance. However, it cannot be called a car technically as the mechanism and the design is very different from a typical four-wheeler.
It is a new kind of vehicle called a quadricycle, and Bajaj Qute is India’s first quadricycle. Quadricycles are structured like four-wheelers but are different from the typical four-wheel microcars.
Understanding the pros and cons of the quadricycle will help you allow analyze its scope in India.
let’s discuss some of the exciting features of this vehicle.
A. High Fuel Efficiency
Bajaj Qute has a good fuel efficiency of 43 km/kg* which is at least 65% more than other cars. The car has a 4-valve water-cooled DTSi engine and a closed-loop fuel injection system. The engine is lightweight at 216 c.
B. Low Maintenance costs
The engine is less complex than other 4-wheelers which makes it an excellent choice. This vehicle is part of the Made in India campaign, and spare parts are readily available.
C. Easy to drive Mechanism
It has a small turning radius of 3.5 m, which helps in driving through congested lanes. The shift gear sequential is dash-mounted and is also quite comfortable. also, the compact size of the vehicle helps in easy navigation through the city traffic and tight parking spaces.
D. Efficient Weather Protection
Alloy wheels provide a strong road grip. It also has wipers and a washing system for better visibility during difficult weather conditions. You can drive well through waterlogged conditions as well.
Let’s take a look at theBajaj Qute Specifications:
- The petrol version produces a power of 13bhp@5,500rpm and 18.9Nm@4,000 of peak torque.
- The CNG variant produces 10bhp power and 16Nm of peak torque that is comparatively low.
- The quadricycle has a rear-mounted engine with a 5-speed sequential manual transmission.
Bajaj Qute has some exciting features that make it exceptional. Some of the features are:
- The vehicle has four seat belts. The front ones have pretensioners while the rear ones are loose.
- The vehicle also has an option for a stereo that feels like a radio.
- The windows provided are sliding windows rather than ordinary roll-down windows.
- The vehicle is safe for a 35km/h frontal impact.
- The vehicle doesn’t go above speed above 70Km/h.
- The drum brakes present on the four wheels give it a good braking bite.
Why does Qute might be perfect for Indian Roads and Markets?
All the above features seem promising as it has a roof and 4-doors. It is safe, unlike the half-open auto rickshaws.
The running cost is low at Rupees 1.5 per kilometer. The top speed is adequate for city commutation. It has many features that can give tough competition to similar brands.
The overall cost of the Bajaj Qute starts from ₹2.48 Lakhs for the petrol version. The price of the CNG version is around ₹2.78 Lakhs and you can get it with the best finance options from Bajaj Auto Finance. The vehicle is available in a variety of colors such as Eco Green, Neptune Blue, Golden Yellow, Arctic White, Bright Red, and Jet Black color variants.
The best part is it produces only 40% lower carbon emissions than any other car that makes it eco-friendly.
In a nutshell, with all these great features, Bajaj has given an excellent option to the Indian markets. It is important to note that this new generation of the automobile might change the automobile industry entirely in the coming time.