Last updated on – Oct 06, 2016

Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Recently, the Honda Motorcycles and scooters India has launched a cheapest bike, called Honda Dream Neo that to be a ‘Game Changer’ to the Indian automobile market. The motorcycle gets new body graphics and refined the new engine technology that achieves the best fuel economy in its category. But, there is a difficult thing to make the place in the commuter segment of the domestic market, their other commuters have already made their strong position in this category. Let’s have a look some major things that will help the Neo to make its position in the auto market. Here is one of the closest competitors, Hero Splendor Plus is a well-established motorcycle in the auto market that will give a tough competition to Dream Neo.

Design and Style:

The 2016 Honda Dream Neo gets attractive and bold graphics that stand out it from the crowd. The chrome exhaust muffler and a 3D Honda emblem on the fuel tank are the main attractive parts of the motorcycle. Honda added a new feature that is lockable side cowl (Side Panel) for easy access to storage purpose. It carries a stylish design and angular headlamp encloses simple bikini fairing.

Design and Style: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Design and Style: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

On the other end, the Splendor Plus is a highest selling commuter bike that targets the whole market. The new slogan of the company about this bike is “Splendor Laga Aisa Family Jaisa”. The bike gets an attractive design that makes it unique. Its clean lines and pretty cowl make the bike aggressive which gives the descent look.

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Riding And Handling:

The Honda Dream Neo has a long seat space that provides a comfortable and enjoyable ride during the long distance traveling. The handling position is good and the higher ground clearance gives the confidence and stability power to the rider on bad road condition.

Riding And Handling: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Riding And Handling: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

On the other hand, the Hero Splendor Plus gives a great feeling of riding on the every type of terrains. It does not loose the stability and control power as it comes flat handlebar. The 159mm higher space ground clearance protects the bike under the body part for damage during riding on the rugged road.

Instrument Panel:

Talking about the dashboard of the Honda Dream Neo, it gets an analog instrument panel that carries a host of information such as speedometer, tachometer etc. On the right side of the panel, fuel tank meter, side indicator featured and left side shows the speed meter and both meter center Honda logo.

Instrument Panel: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Instrument Panel: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

On the other side, the Hero Splendor comes with a digital instrument panel that houses a number of details such as speedometer, fuel meter, pass light with high and low beam option.

Engine And Power:

The Honda Dream Neo is powered by 109.19 cc, 4 stroke SI engine with air cooled system which generates 8.25 BHP power at 7500 RPM and 8.63 Nm torque at 5500 RPM. The bike gets 4-speed gear transmission.

Engine And Power: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Engine And Power: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Whereas the Hero Splendor Plus gets the power from a 97.2cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder OHC with an air-cooled engine which produces 8.36 BHP maximum power at 8000 RPM and 8.051 Nm torque at 4500 RPM. The motorcycle transfers power via the 4-speed gearbox to the rear wheels. The both motorcycles use self and kick starter system for user help.

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Safety Features:

For the safe riding, the Honda company is loaded a 130mm drum brake with tubeless tires at both ends of the motorcycle. The bike comes with a telescopic fork at the front and spring loaded hydraulic type rear suspension for any type road condition for safe riding.

Safety Features: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Safety Features: Honda Dream Neo VS Hero Splendor Plus

Now comes to the Splendor plus, it incorporates with internal expanding shoe tire 130mm -Nonasbestos type front brakes and 110 mm internal expanding shoe type rear brake system. The suspension duties are performed by the telescopic hydraulic shock fork at the front and swing arm with hydraulic shock suspensions at the rear end.

Price, Color, And Mileage:

The New Honda Dream Neo is available in 4 shades as Geny Grey Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic, Black With Blue Stripes and Black With Red Stripes. It gives a decent mileage of 70 KMPL on road. It has been priced at INR 49,773 (Ex-Showroom Delhi).

Dream Neo vs Splendor Plus Price, Color, and Mileage

Dream Neo vs Splendor Plus Price, Color, and Mileage

But the Hero Splendor Plus is sold with the multiple color choice that is 9 colors as Candy red, High Granite Blue, Cloud silver, Palace Maroon, Black With Silver, Black With Purple Silver, Black With Purple, Black With Purple Red and Excellent Blue. The mileage of the Splendor is 70 Kmpl.  There are three Variant of the Splendor Plus that’s price start from 46,625 to 48,875(Ex-Showroom Delhi).

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