Last updated on – 14 August, 2017

hero duet vs tvs jupiter The motorcycle segment in the country is on boom, whereas, the scooter segment is also doing well in grabbing high number of sales. Now these days and in busy lives, the automatic scooter become the first choice of the riders, whereas, the leading brands now have made their strong position in the scooter segment. Moreover, Honda Activa, Hero Maestro and TVS Jupiter are now become the most popular automatic scooter of the country. Recently, the Hero MotoCorp has introduced Hero Maestro Edge and Hero Duet in the domestic market that will compete with the rivals of the segment. Here we are going to take a round on TVS Jupiter and newly launched Hero Duet.

Design and Look

The Hero Duet is the modern scooter for the new generation that is built around on an all-new chassis and metal body. The scooter looks very muscular and strong with its sharp edges over the front section and side body panels. The V-shaped chrome finishing plate over the front apron looks very impressive and the placement of 3D-emblam on the side panels gives a fiery look to the scooter. It is featured with a broad headlight that is integrated with indicators. The wide seat seems very promising and comfortable for a smooth and hassle-free ride. Moreover, the tail light along with the two indicators look magnificent.

duet vs jupiter design and look

The TVS Jupiter is one of the best scooters which has dynamic looks and standard features. The muscular body profile carries a wide seat, front headlight, tail light and analog-digital instrument console. The front apron looks very impressive with two mounted blinkers on the either side and one aero-shaped grill. The scooter is featured with the alloy wheels that add more beauty in its appeal. The rear section is featured with external fuel filler and rear LED tail light along with two side indicators. The 3D emblem of Jupiter placed on the either side of the side panels.

Instrument Console

Hero Duet is featured with an analog-digital instrument console that carries service reminder, speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge and clock.

meter duet vs jupiter

TVS Jupiter is also featured with an analog-digital instrument cluster that is pleasing on the eyes. The instrument console provides the information of odometer, speedometer, service reminder and fuel gauge.

Technical Specifications

duet jupiter technical specifications

In this modern era, the technological aspects become the primary feature that the riders want in the vehicles. Both the scooters are featured with compact motor that delivers smooth performance as well as dynamic ride quality. The new Hero Duet is powered by an 110cc, air-cooled, single cylinder and four-stroke motor that returns 8.31 BHP of power at 8000 RPM and makes a peak torque of 8.3 Nm at 6500 RPM, the motor is mated to a CVT transmission. The scooter returns claimed mileage of 63.8 KMPL. Duet provides excellent ride quality in each

Power and Economy Mode

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The TVS Jupiter houses a compact 109.7cc single-cylinder, four-stroke and air-cooled motor that not only provides healthy power output but also makes pleasure ride quality. The motor pushes out 8.2 PS of power at 7500 RPM and pear torque of 8 Nm at 5500 RPM. The CVT-i equipped technology claims to deliver best in class mileage as well as power. The machine is featured with the two modes- Eco Mode and Power Mode. The claims fuel efficiency of Jupiter is 62 KMPL in the Eco Mode.

Brake and Suspension

The Hero Duet is equipped with front telescopic suspension and rear monoshock absorber that are quite enough for a comfortable commute. The braking duties are taken care by a 130mm front and rear drum brake. Whereas, the Duet comes equipped with Integrated Braking System that has excellent stopping capability.

safety and suspensions of duet and jupiter
The TVS Jupiter is known for its ride quality as the scooter is featured with a front telescopic suspension and rear gas-filled suspension that provide smooth handling in the city traffic and open roads. The braking duties are measured by the front and rear drum brake.

Ergonomics and Dimensions

The Hero Duet has excellent ergonomic that makes it easy to handle and ride in busy city traffic. The scooter measures 1830mm in length, 726mm in width and 1139mm in height. The scooter weighs 116 KG, which is pretty much enough in this category. The scooter has ground clearance of 155mm.

dimension duet jupiter ergonomics

On the other end, the TVS Jupiter is the lightest scooter that only weighs 108 KG. The ride quality is pretty much standard as the scooter has excellent ground clearance (150mm) and seat height (765mm). The scooter has 1834mm of length, 650mm in width and 1115mm in height.

Price of Both Scooters

Hero Duet is being sold in the country in two Variants:

  • Duet LX- Rs. 47,945 (Ex. Showroom)
  • Duet VX- Rs. 49,565 (Ex. Showroom)

TVS Jupiter is available in four variants:

  • TVS Jupiter Standard- Rs.49,766 (Ex. Showroom)
  • TVS Jupiter ZX- Rs. 50,012 (Ex. Showroom)
  • TVS Jupiter ZX Disc- Rs. 54,366 (Ex. Showroom)
  • TVS Jupiter Classic Edition– 55,266 (Ex. Showroom)

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