Is performance of Mahindra Gusto is not good compared to other scooters?
Yes, the kerb weight of Mahindra Gusto is around 120 kg which makes it considerably heavier than its rivals as Honda Activa weighs 110 kg while lightest is Suzuki Lets at 98 kg and despite it Mahindra is quoting an ARAI figure of 63.5kmpl.
Considering the power figures with its rivals TVS Jupiter, Yamaha Ray, Honda Activa, Hero Maestro all these scooters are powered by around 110 cc engines, smallest being 109 cc unit in Hero Maestro and largest being 113cc motor in Yamaha Ray, power-wise, Suzuki Lets tops the list with 8.7 PS while Yamaha Ray has least output of 7.1 PS. Highest peak torque figure is given by Hero Maestro, 9.1 Nm, while least is recorded by TVS Jupiter 8 Nm. Mahindra Gusto is average in terms of performance figures as it produces the maximum power of 6kW (8.0 bhp) @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 9 Nm @ 5500 rpm