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TVS 50 Price, Specs, Features, Mileage, Images, & Review

The TVS 50 is first two-seater moped to be launched in the Indian market. It was launched in India back in 1980 by TVS. The first generation of this moped rolled out from the factory based in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. Here you can find out the TVS XL 50 price, specs, key features, mileage, and images.

TVS 50 Price, Specs, Features, Mileage, & Images

Colours & Images

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TVS 50


Model NameTVS 50
PriceRs 5,000
Displacement50 cc
Mileage– –
ColoursBlack, Blue, Green
PriceRs 5,000

Key Features

  • Lightweight Body
  • Two-Seater
  • 50cc Engine
  • Spoke Wheels
  • Halogen Headlamps
  • Space to Carry Luggage
  • Drum Brakes
  • Analogue Instrument Cluster

Pros & Cons


  • Simple Design
  • Lightweight
  • Simple Construction
  • Easy To Live With
  • Economical Price Tag


  • Discontinued

TVS 50 Specifications

Engine & Transmission

Engine1-Cylinder, 2-Stroke, SOHC
Displacement50 cc
No. Of Cylinders1
Valves Per Cylinder1
Compression RatioN/A
Bore x Stroke
Fuel Supply Carburettor
Cooling SystemAir Cooled
Starting Kick Start
LubricationWet Sump
Final DriveChain
Emission ComplianceN/A

Performance, Mileage & Top Speed

Maximum PowerNot Available
Peak TorqueNot Available
MileageNot Available
Top Speed20 km/h

Chassis & Suspension

ChassisSteel Chassis
Front Suspension Conventional Shock Absorber
Rear SuspensionDual Shock Absorber

Brakes & Tyres

Front BrakesDrum Brakes
Rear BrakesDrum Brakes
WheelsSpoke Rim Wheels
Tyre TypeTube Type
Front Tyre2.25 x 16 4PR
Rear Tyre2.50 x 16 6PR


Kerb Weight60-70 Kg
Fuel Tank Capacity3-4 Litres
Ground Clearance130 mm
Wheelbase1100 mm
Overall Length
Overall Width

Battery & Lighting

Battery TypeLow Maintenence
TaillightsHalogen Bulb
Turn Indicators Bulb Type
Pass LightNo
AHO (Auto Headlamps On)No

Instrument Cluster Features

Display TypeAnalogue
Fuel GaugeNo

Comfort & Convenience Features

Type Of SeatSingle Seat Layout
Pillion Seat Yes
Pillion GrabrailsYes
Pillion FootrestYes
Engine Kill SwitchNo
Electric StarterNo

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TVS 50 Overview

The TVS 50 has a very simple design just like any other moped. Its design was similar to the Kinetic luna bike. The only major difference between TVS moped and Luna was that the luna was a single-seater moped and the TVS XL was a double-seater moped. The TVS moped also offered space between handle and seat to carry luggage.

As, the TVS 50 was a moped, So, along with a manual pedal it was also equipped with an engine like the Kinetic Luna bike. It was powered by a 50cc single-cylinder, two-stroke engine. The power and torque produced by this moped are unknown, also these two factors didn’t matter back then.

TVS 50

Coming to the chassis of this moped, it was based on a steel chassis, which was very lightweight. It used hydraulic front forks and dual rear shock absorbers at the rear. The TVS 50 used drum brakes at both the front and rear wheel.

The TVS 50 came with spoke rim wheels and tube tyres. It featured a round-shaped halogen headlamp and rectangular-shaped taillamps. It didn’t come with front and rear turn indicators. The instrument console on the XL 50 was an analogue unit that showed speed, & odometer.

TVS 50 Price in India & Availability

Currently, this retro moped from TVS is not available in the market as it has been discontinued a long ago. However, if you are a collector or retro machine enthusiast and still want to own this iconic moped, then you are in luck. There are some of these still available in the second-hand market.

The TVS 50 price in the second-hand market ranges between Rs 5-15 K depending upon the condition. You can also find a good model in well-maintained condition for a little higher price. The price of this 50cc moped in good and running condition is around Rs 20-30K in the second-hand market.

Verdict On TVS 50

It was the first two-seater moped in India and that to from an Indian manufacturer. Soon after its launch it quickly became and household name. It had a very basic design and very simple construction. It was very reliable and it had strong build quality, you can still find one in running condition.

The new two-seater moped used to compete with the kinetic Luna, which was selling in high volumes. Still, it was able to find a spot in the Indian market. It was the first-ever two-wheeler from the Hosur based manufacture TVS. The TVS 50 will always be one of the most important products in the history of the Indian two-wheeler industry.

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