Ather 450X Charging Guide | Charzer

The Complete Guide to buying and charging the Ather 450X (2021) including running costs and specs

Ather 450X
116 Kilometers
Cost per KM
15 paisa
Fast charge
EV type
Premium Scooter
*Fast charging is currently only available at Ather Grid

Overview of the Ather 450X

Ather 450X from Ather Energy is a super scooter that’s quick, smart and electric. launched first in 2020 became the first high-performance scooter that was completely developed in India.

With its 0-40 km/h acceleration of around 3.9s performance seems impressive, getting a commendable range of around 80 kilometres per charge. however, with a charge time of around 4 hours, the range could have been better.

Charging Details

The table below shows the estimated time to charge your Ather 450X from empty to full. For rapid charging, we show the time to charge from 20% – 80%, as charging tends to slow outside this range to protect the battery.

Charging methodTypically found atCharging time*Range/hour**
Empty to full
3-pin plugHome5 hours23 km /h
2.5 kWAther Grid 1.15 hours90 km /h
7kWHome / Work / Public Locations N/A N/A
* Based on Charzer estimates, charging time can differ based on the ambient temperature, the state of the battery (e.g. empty or half full) and variation in charging rate. Max charging rate may also be limited by the vehicle.
** Range per hour is the number of Kilometers you can expect to get from an hour of charging at the relevant rate.

Connector type and charging rates

You can charge your Ather 450x with a 3 pin plug connector at home, work or at a public charging point using a portable charger. or use their proprietary connector at an Ather charging location (Ather grid)

Cost to charge at home

The cost of charging depends on many parameters such as the city where you charge, the location where you charge, time of charge (day/night/off-peak hours), and Grid operator.

State Cost to Fully charge
Andhra Pradesh ₹ 7.8
Assam ₹ 14.7
Bihar ₹ 19.2
Chhattisgarh ₹ 3.3
Delhi ₹ 9
Goa ₹ 6.75
Gujarat ₹ 10.5
Torrent Power: For power supply to Ahmedabad, Surat and Dahej ₹ 11.85
Haryana ₹ 7.5
Himachal Pradesh ₹ 11.85
Jharkhand ₹ 11.4
Karnataka ₹ 18
Kerala ₹ 14.4
Madhya Pradesh ₹ 15.15
MSEDCL (Maharastra) ₹ 22.02
Adani (Maharastra) ₹ 15
TATA (Maharastra) ₹ 12.9
BEST Maharashtra (Maharastra) ₹ 13.11
Manipur ₹ 17.85
Mizoram ₹ 17.7
Meghalaya ₹ 18
Nagaland ₹ 18
Orissa ₹ 14.4
Punjab ₹ 13.92
Rajasthan ₹ 19.5
Sikkim ₹ 9
Tamil Nadu ₹ 6
Telangana ₹ 12.9
Tripura ₹ 18.48
Uttaranchal ₹ 12
Uttar Pradesh ₹ 18
West Bengal ₹ 20.91

All prices mentioned above are approximated, and we have tried our best to get accurate price numbers, but in the end, the correct prices will depend on your monthly power supply slab. higher power utilization has separate tariffs that are not considered in this list.

Price calculations have been made by keeping the monthly household electricity usage of 0 kWh to 150 kWh

All power supply tariffs have been gathered from click on the link to get in-depth tariff data

If you wish to calculate tariffs for your particular household. you can use this calculator

Cost to maintain

Cost of buying (A)Rs. 1.32 lakhs*
Range (WLTP)85 km / 2.5 units of electricity
Cost per Km (@ ₹6/unit) ₹ 0.17 per Km
Total cost of charging for 5 years** (B) ₹ 17,000
Yearly Maintainance*** (C) ₹ 8500 (₹ 42,500 for 5 years)
Insurance premium (D) ₹ 1,216 / Year (₹ 6,080 for 5 years)
Total cost of ownership after 5 years
₹ 1,97,580 after 5 years
*On-Road Price in Delhi excluding subsidy (₹43,500)
**Assumed travel distance 20,000 km per year (60 km usage per day)
***Price includes battery cost divided into monthly costs. Ather’s battery is expected to last about 5 years and replacement costs would be 40,000- this translates into ₹670 per month, + ₹300 per year for brake pads
Honda Activa 5G DLX cost of ownership after 5 years would be ₹2,20,000 @ ₹80/L fuel

Vehicle Specs


Official range (WLTP*)85
* For information on “WLTP” visit WLTP facts


0-40 kmh3.3 s
Top speed80
Power6 kW
Torque26 nm


Battery size2.9 kWh
Battery Efficiency (Charzer estimate)30 Wh/km

Purchase, Tax & Subsidies

The Ather 450x is eligible for FAME 2 subsidy that incentivizes e-two-wheeler makers by providing a subsidy of  ₹15,000 per kWh on electric bikes and scooters in India.


 On-the-road price₹ 1.32 lakhs*
Vehicle warranty3 years
Battery warranty3 years


Road taxAmount
Year 1 (2021)₹ 0
1. Karnataka (Policy: ) 100% Road tax exemption until 2022.
2. Tamil Nadu (Policy: 100% exemption for road tax and registration until 2022.
3. Telangana (Policy: No road tax or registration fees for the first 2 lakh E2W purchased & registered in Telangana upto 2030.
4. Maharashtra (Policy: 100% exemption for road tax + registration up to 2023.


Acko₹1,216 + GST
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Incentive nameEligibilityAmountBenefit
FAME II₹43,500Reduction of ex-showroom price
Delhi State Subsidy₹14,500 Reduction of ex-showroom price on top of FAME II subsidy
Delhi State Policy:


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