Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G: Specs Comparison

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G: Specs Comparison

Automatic scooters are showing a very positive growth in Indian market.  Last year, Hero MotoCorp, India’s leading 2 wheeler manufacturer in an advent to increase their scooter market share in India launched 2 new scooters here. One among them is “Hero Duet“. Activa from Honda 2 Wheelers has dominated the Indian market from pretty long time and the launch of Hero Duet is aimed directly to rival against Honda Activa. In this article we will be comparing specifications of Hero Duet with that of Honda Activa 3G.  Although both these scooters have pretty much similar product features and specifications, we take a deeper look at what these scooters have got in store.

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G: Engine and Gearbox

Engine is the core of any scooter or motorcycle. Both Hero Duet and Activa 3G are powered by 110cc engine – to be precise, Hero Duet gets a 110.9cc engine where as the Activa 3G gets 109.2cc engine.  When it comes to power delivery, Duet takes an upper hand as it churns out 8.43 bhp of power as compared to Activa 3G’s 8 bhp.  However torque is more in Activa 3G ( 8.83 Nm) when compared to  Hero Duet’s torque ( 8.3Nm).  Let us talk about  the top speed, Hero Duet can attain a maximum speed of 85 Kmph where as the maximum speed of Honda Activa 3G is 82 Kmph.

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G Engine Spec comparision

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G: Mileage

Although the fuel economy of bike depends on driving pattern and habits. In a rough estimation, Hero Duet is expected to deliver good mileage than  Activa 3G.  The company claimed fuel efficiency of Hero Duet is 63.8 Kmpl where as the the company claimed mileage of Honda Activa 3G is 60 Kmpl.

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G:  Features

Here we list some of Feature highlights of Hero Duet as proposed on their official website:

  • Metal body
  • Telescopic Front Suspension
  • External Fuel Filling
  • Mobile Charging Port and Boot Light
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Digital Analog Combi Meter Console
  • Integrated Braking System

Following are the highlighted features of Honda Activa 3G as listed on their official website:

  • Appealing Front Stance
  • Attractive headlight
  • CLIC Mechanism
  • Combi Brake System
  • Comfortable Sitting Posture
  • Dynamic Body Design
  • Graceful Tail lamp
  • Explicit Instrument Panel
  • Optimum Storage Space
  • Tubeless Tyres

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa 3G: Dimensions (Height, Weight etc)

Honda Activa 3G is lighter in weight than Hero Duet. The weight of Hero Duet is 115 Kgs and the Honda Activa weighs 110 Kgs only.  Hero Duet’s wheelbase is 1240mm, seat height is 770mm, ground clearance is 155mm and height is 1140mm where as Honda Activa’s wheelbase is 1238mm, seat height is 765mm, ground clearance is 153mm and height is 1149mm.  There is no significant difference between these two scooters except the weight.

The fuel tank capacity of Hero Duet is 5.5 litres which is slightly more than Honda Activa’s 5.3 litre fuel tank.

Hero Duet Dimensions vs Honda Activa Dimensions

Hero Duet vs Honda Activa: Price

The ex-showroom Delhi price of Hero Duet is INR 47,830 for the LX variant and the ex-showroom Delhi price of Honda Activa 3G is INR 50,219. Cost wise, Hero Duet is priced INR 1K to 2K lesser than that of Honda Activa 3G.

Which scooter suits you? Hero Duet or Honda Activa 3G? Let us know by commenting below.

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Author: Chethan Thimmappa

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