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Hero Splendor iSmart 3S – Everything You Want to Know

The first-generation Splendor was launched in the Indian two-wheeler market in 1994 under Hero-Honda badge. Despite being on sale for years, the Splendor is, still, fetching huge volumes for the company. That said, the bike hasn’t changed much over the years. Though a major change was given to the bike in 2015 when the company […]

  • Ranveer Singh
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Hero Splendor iSmart rear-side profile

The first-generation Splendor was launched in the Indian two-wheeler market in 1994 under Hero-Honda badge. Despite being on sale for years, the Splendor is, still, fetching huge volumes for the company. That said, the bike hasn’t changed much over the years. Though a major change was given to the bike in 2015 when the company rolled out the Splendor with the i3S (idle stop and start system) technology. According to Hero MotoCorp, this innovative technology helps the new Splendor iSmart to achieve better fuel economy.

Hero Splendr iSmart front

What came as a shocker for most people was the iSmart’s claimed mileage figure of 102.5km/l. The company faced criticism from its competitors and customers, who alleged Hero MotoCorp to show the misleading figure. Though, Hero MotoCorp made it clear that these figures were certified by iCAT (International Centre for Automotive Technology) – a govt agency. Whatever the reality behind these high figures is, one thing is pretty clear that the Splendor iSmart is one of the most frugal bikes that we have in India.

Hero Splendor iSmart front-side

The Hero Splendor iSmart features an aerodynamic front cowl, matte black exhaust silencer, stylish rear grab rails, new seat texture and all-weather power start option. The commuter offers an upright riding position which provides comfortable riding experience in city. The stylish fuel tank features a retro-looking fuel filler lid. To offer premium feel, the bike has body coloured split grab lid and saddle with red stitching. The bike has an old-school box-type tail section. The overall build quality is pretty decent.

Hero Splendor iSmart side profile

The new Hero Splendor iSmart is powered by a refined, four-stroke, 97.2cc, single-cylinder and air-cooled engine paired to an electric and a kick starter. This engine is capable of producing 7.9bhp of power at 7,500rpm and 8.04Nm of torque at 4,500rpm. Power is transmitted to roads via a four-speed gearbox with shifting in the all-up pattern seamlessly. Its i3S technology helps the bike start and stop the engine to prevent fuel loss. The engine automatically starts once the driver engages the clutch. There is a cut-off switch positioned above the electric starter, which further helps in reducing fuel consumption.

Hero Splendor iSmart rear

Hero Splendor iSmart Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Self-start drum brake spoke wheel – Rs. 50,000

Self-start drum brake alloy wheel – Rs. 51,100

Hero Splendor iSmart Mileage – 102.5kmpl (iCAT figure)

Hero Splendor iSmart Dimensions

Overall Length- 1965mm
Overall Width- 770mm
Overall Height- 1095mm
Wheelbase- 1235mm
Ground Clearance- 160mm
Seat Height- 785mm
Fuel Tank Capacity- 8.7-litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity- 1.8-litre

Hero Splendor iSmart Colours – Sports Red, Leaf Green, Excellent Blue and Heavy Grey

Front & Rear Brakes – Drum type

Suspension– Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers up front and Swing Arm with Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorbers at the rear.

Tyres – The bike rides on 18-inch wheels shod with 2.75 X 18 – 4R tyres.

 

COMMENTS
  1. nitin rasal
    March 7, 2016

    I like a ismart bike I collection to I smart bike

  2. amit das
    May 23, 2016

    I sale my old bike today .i want to 110 ssegment .TV’s victor new or hero i smart????????

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 24, 2016

      Hi Amit

      We suggest you to go for new Victor.

  3. paresh
    February 13, 2017

    Can I cheng I smart bake cariyar ???
    Kyoki mere pas ek bada bag raheta hi he …
    I smart ke piche bandh nahi sakta …

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 13, 2017

      Company ke service center pe to mushkil hai, par aap bahar se fit karwa sakte hain. Kisi mechanic se baat karke dekhiye.

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