The Hero Splendor Plus XTEC is making waves in the market, not just with its stunning looks but also its remarkable features. Let’s dive into the details of this much-talked-about bike.

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1. Variants and Price

The Hero Splendor Plus Xtec is a mileage bike that’s available in a single variant, but with a choice of four mesmerising colours. In India, the Splendor Plus Xtec begins at a price of Rs. 93,192, offering value for money to its customers.

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2. A Look Under the Hood

The engine that powers the Hero Splendor Plus XTEC is a fresh addition. With a Kerb Weight of 112 kg and a Fuel Tank Capacity of 9.8 litres, this bike ensures that riders will be spending less time at fuel stations. Furthermore, with a Seat Height of 785 mm, it aims at accommodating a variety of riders, ensuring a comfortable ride.

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3. Choose Your Shade

The colour options in the Hero Splendor Plus XTEC cater to different tastes. Riders can choose from the mysterious Tornado Grey, the vibrant Sparkling Beta Blue, the sleek Canvas Black, and the pristine Pearl White.

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4. Key Highlights

  • Engine Capacity: 97.2 cc
  • Mileage: An impressive 60 kmpl
  • Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
  • While many features of the bike are unique, some cycle parts like the suspension, seat, and tyres have been borrowed from its predecessor, the Splendor Plus.

5. Areas of Improvement

  1. The front brake could do with a stronger bite.
  2. Some riders have noticed vibrations at higher revs.

6. Why It Stands Out

  • Promises and delivers on fuel efficiency.
  • The engine boasts a good mid-range torque.
  • Hero’s after-sales experience is unparalleled in the industry.

Features and Review

The Hero Splendor Plus XTEC is powered by a 97.2 cc displacement engine, offering a Max Power of 7.9 bhp at 8000 rpm and a Max Torque of 8.05 Nm at 6000 rpm.

What the Riders Say

Gaurav gives his review: “Awesome bike with a plethora of features. It boasts a streamlined body, stylish looks, and unique features like incoming call and message alerts. While the mileage is standard, the service experience is commendable. The cost might be a bit on the higher side, but the performance justifies it.”

Ishaan Kaushik opines, “This bike is perfect for daily usage and offers immense comfort. The only downside might be its look, but the functionality makes up for it. Highly recommended for daily commuters.”

Aman Kumar Pathak weighs in with, “Its design is both gorgeous and functional. While it’s lightweight, it’s ideal for everyday usage. The Hero company has crafted this keeping in mind the needs of a middle-class family.”

Hero Splendor Plus XTEC
Hero Splendor Plus XTEC


Hero Splendor Plus XTEC Features:

  1. Price & Variants
    • Available in a single variant.
    • Priced at Rs. 93,192 in India.
  2. Engine & Performance
    • Engine Capacity: 97.2 cc.
    • Mileage: 60 kmpl.
    • Max Power: 7.9 bhp @ 8000 rpm.
    • Max Torque: 8.05 Nm @ 6000 rpm.
    • Transmission: 4-Speed Manual.
  3. Physical Specs
    • Kerb Weight: 112 kg.
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 9.8 litres.
    • Seat Height: 785 mm.
  4. Colour Options
    • Tornado Grey.
    • Sparkling Beta Blue.
    • Canvas Black.
    • Pearl White.
  5. Borrowed Features
    • Suspension, seat, and tyres are borrowed from Splendor Plus.
  6. Areas for Improvement
    • Front brake lacks a strong bite.
    • Vibrations observed at higher revs.
  7. Advantages
    • Good fuel efficiency.
    • Engine offers commendable mid-range torque.
    • Excellent after-sales service experience.
    • Incoming call and message alerts.
    • Comfortable seating for daily commuting.
  8. Customer Feedback
    • Stylish and streamlined body design.
    • Ideal for daily use and middle-class families.
    • Noted as slightly lightweight by some users.

Sonu Roy is originally a resident of Samastipur district of Bihar, has been working as a writer in digital journalism for the last 4 years. In his career of 4 years, he has good experience from politics,...