Spec Comparo: Hero Maestro Edge vs Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter

Team OD  /
30 Sep 2015 11:15:41 IST

Hero MotoCorp has just launched the new Maestro Edge in India at a starting price of Rs 49,500 (ex-Delhi) for the base LX version going all the way up to Rs 50,700 for the top spec VX. The Maestro Edge is positioned above the Maestro and features revised and relatively edgy styling. Sharp lines adorn the front apron and the mirrors feature dual tone shades.

The rear end also looks more appealing than the regular Maestro and features an LED lamp. The Maestro Edge gets alloy wheels with the front wheel measuring 12-inches. Hero has also offered a decent feature list that includes USB charging port in the luggage bin, service due and side stand indicator. The Maestro Edge also gets telescopic forks at the front as opposed to the trailing-link unit in the Maestro.

Hero Maestro Edge (3)

The Maestro Edge is powered by a 110cc engine that develops 8.4PS and 8.3Nm. Given the list of features and the engine capacity, the Hero Edge is poised to take on the likes of the Honda Activa 3G and the TVS Jupiter.

Honda Activa 3G (5)

While the Honda Activa 3G is a popular scooter it uses old school trailing link front suspension and relatively tiny wheels. The engine is smooth and refined with decent fuel economy on offer that makes it a hit with the kmpl janta.

The TVS Jupiter is equipped with 12-inch wheels both at the front and the rear, unlike the Maestro Edge that gets a smaller 10-inch wheel at the rear. The Jupiter and the Maestro also get a convenient external fuel filler, a feature absent on the Honda Activa 3G does not get. The Hero Maestro Edge and Honda Activa come with IBS (Integrated Braking System) and CBS (Combi Braking System) respectively. The feature applies both brakes even when one of the lever is pulled, effectively reducing the braking distance

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We will review and compare the Hero Maestro Edge soon but until then, here is the detailed spec comparo of the Hero Maestro Edge and its rivals.

Hero Maestro Edge VS rivals


  
Hero Maestro Edge
Displacement 110.9cc
Max power 8.4PS@8,000rpm
Max torque 8.3Nm@6,500rpm
Wheelbase 1,261mm
Ground clearance 155mm
LxWXH (mm) 1841x695x1190
Kerb weight 110kg
Brakes F 130mm drum (IBS)
Brakes R 130mm drum (IBS)
Tyre F 90/90-12
Tyre R 90/100- 10
Suspension (F) Telescopic fork
Suspension (R) Unit link
Fuel-efficiency (claimed) 65.8kmpl
Price (ex-Delhi) Rs 49,500 (LX), Rs 50,700 (VX)
  
Honda Activa 3G
Displacement 109.2cc
Max power 8PS@7,500rpm
Max torque 8.8Nm@5,500rpm
Wheelbase 1,238mm
Ground clearance 153mm
LxWXH (mm) 1761x710x1,149
Kerb weight 108kg
Brakes F 130mm drum (CBS)
Brakes R 130mm drum (CBS)
Tyre F 90/100-10
Tyre R 90/100-10
Suspension (F) Trailing link
Suspension (R) Unit link
Fuel-efficiency (claimed) 60kmpl
Price (ex-Delhi) Rs 49,400 (DLX)
  
TVS Jupiter
Displacement 109.7cc
Max power 8PS@7,500rpm
Max torque 8Nm@5,500rpm
Wheelbase 1275mm
Ground clearance 150mm
LxWXH (mm) 1834x650x1115
Kerb weight 107kg
Brakes F 130mm drum
Brakes R 130mm drum
Tyre F 90/90-12
Tyre R 90/90-12
Suspension (F) Telescopic Fork
Suspension (R) Unit link
Fuel-efficiency (claimed) 62kmpl
Price (ex-Delhi) Rs 47899 (STD), Rs 50012 (ZX)
  

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