The Indian Scooter space is one of the most popular segments and every Two-wheeler manufacturer has a model in this segment. The Indian and International players bring their products with excellent features and attractive graphics in our country. Some year earlier, bike maker was not more interested to build the scooter. But nowadays, Indian enthusiasts are showing their interest to buy a stylish scooter. As consider the heavy demand of scooter, therefore all firms have also started to manufacture attractive designing scooters. The Hero Motocorp has launched the Hero Duet in two variants, Duet LX and Duet VX and competes against the Yamaha Fascino. Both vehicles come with unique design and aggressive stylish. We are going to compare these scooters.
Hero Duet Vs Yamaha Fascino – Engine Specification
The Hero Duet is also powered by the same 110.9cc engine that powers the Hero Maestro. The single-cylinder, air-cooled, motor generates a peak power of 8 BHP at 7,500 RPM and maximum torque of 8.7 Nm at 5,500 RPM. The transmission duties are performed by a CVT. The company claims that the scooter offers a decent mileage of 63.8 KMPL.
The powering of Yamaha Fascino comes from a 113cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder and 4-stroke motor. The engine produces a power of 7 BHP at 7,500 RPM and a torque of 8.1 Nm at 5,000 RPM. The mill is mated to a V-belt automatic transmission. The scooter offers a decent mileage of 66 KMPL.
Hero Duet Vs Yamaha Fascino – Design and Styling
The Hero Duet gets a lot of attention from the audience as it is built a unisex scooter. It is also featured with softer line and all metal body. Duet is borrowed several components and specs from the Maestro Edge. The front cowl is incorporated with high mounted headlights and blinkers on the handlebar. The chrome is finished on the front cowl and side body panel.
Talking about the styling of Fascino, the scooter meets the requirements of people who want to ride in style. It offers classic look as it is featured with retro-styled headlamps. The chrome is finished over the rear mirrors, air ducts and curves on the side panel. Its unique colours give a cool and trendy look to the scooter. The egg-shaped headlight is mounted with the handlebar. The rear section is peerless and offers a decent look.
Yamaha Fascino has a lower ground clearance of 130mm whereas Hero Duet has a whopping 150mm Ground Clearance.
Hero Duet Vs Yamaha Fascino – Features and equipment
Hero Duet gets a bunch of features such as external fuel filing that opens via a remote, mobile charging USB socket, an analog instrument panel, luggage hooks, under seat storage. It also comes with a host of safety features such as a throttle position sensor (TPS), blinkers, suspensions and advanced brakes.
The new Yamaha scooter offers pretty much everything that its competitors do, but nothing out of the ordinary. So, there’s a small cubbyhole near the key fob which can be used to store mobile phones or things like a small water bottle. The soft and large seat is 7mm thinner around the edges to help the rider’s feet reach the ground with ease. Also, there’s a slight step on the seat to give the rider a snug fit. Pillion has enough room, propped foldable footrest and useable grabrails. The 21-liter under seat storage is one of the largest in the segment
Hero Duet Vs Yamaha Fascino – Prices, Colour, and Variants
The Hero Duet is available in two variants in the market as LX and VX that have been priced at INR 47,600 (Ex-showroom, New Delhi) and INR 49,250 (Ex-showroom, New Delhi) respectively. Both of models are available with several paint schemes including Candy Blazing Red, Pearl Silver White, Panther Black Metallic, Matt Vernier Grey, Nature Green Metallic and Grace Grey Metallic.
Yamaha offers its decent scooter, fashion at a price tag of INR 53,300 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The Scooter is available in five shades in the market including Sassy Cyan, Rouge Red, Haute White, Cool Cobalt and Tudexo Black.