Though the bikes like Splendor and Passion ate up a lot of market for the Hero Honda, they proved to be a competition for their other models itself. The Hero Honda CD Deluxe is one of them. However, they are in the market with a vengeance. They have features that really make them one of a kind.
The sitting position of the CD Deluxe is really comfortable as there are larger seat base. Therefore, the rider can automatically get enough control while driving due to a good sitting posture.
And if we have to compare such a bike with a scooty from scooter segment, it couldn’t get better competitor than Honda Activa. It may also help you decide what a bike like CD Delux offer in comparison with scooter like Activa.
Hero Honda CD Deluxe VS Honda Activa
The Honda Activa is also is also as good as the CD Deluxe. The vehicle is a good one for the women in general as they can ride it with ease due to the scooter-like shape. The bike is a good one as the college-going girls can carry their material in the bike, as there is enough space underneath the seat.
Hero Honda CD-Deluxe comes with 4-stroke single cylinder air-cooled, OHC engine. The displacement of the engine of the bike is 97.2 cc. The engine of the bike produces a peak power of 7.7 bhp at 7500 rpm and develops a high torque of 7.55 Nm at 6000 rpm.
The Honda Activa is equipped with single cylinder air cooled OHC engine, the displacement of which is 102 cc. The bike generates a highest power of 7.0 bhp at 7000 rpm and gets the maximum torque of 7.85 Nm at 5,500 rpm.
The powerful engine of the CD Deluxe takes only about 7.8 seconds to reach the 60 kmph mark. The bike can be driven at the highest speed of 89 kmph. However, driving in the economy zone can boost up your fuel consumption.
The CD Deluxe has a staggering fuel economy of 75 kmpl. That can be as good as it is. This includes the run of the bike in the city area. The maximum capacity of the fuel tank is 10.5 liters with 1.8 liters as usable reserve.
As for the Honda Activa, it takes more than 10 seconds to cross the 60 kmph mark. You can drive the Activa as fast as the CD Deluxe as both have the same top speed.
In the millage department, however, the Activa is almost nowhere near the CD Deluxe. Activa can give you an economy of 52 kmpl. However, in the city area, the average drops down further. Even the bike cannot give 52 kmpl on highways too. The fuel capacity of the Activa is six liters.
The length of the CD Deluxe is 1965 mm, the height is 1045 mm while the width is 720 mm. The bike comes with a ground clearance of 165 mm with saddle height of 805mm. The curb weight of the bike is 107 KG.
The above dimensions for the Honda Activa are: length is 1765 mm, the height is 1130 mm and the width is 715 mm. As expected its ground clearance is a bit lesser with 145 mm. The saddle height of the bike is 760 mm. The curb weight is however, more and stands at 111 KG.