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Hero HF DAWN 100

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Features Displacement (CC) Mileage (Company Claim)
Bike Price: 95,000 BDT 97.2 cc 65-75 kmpl (approx.)
Bikes Overview
Bike Price BDT 95000
Fuel Supply System Carburator
Starting Method Kick Start
Cooling System Air Cooling
Engine Oil Recommendation Info. Not Available
Tyre's Types Tubed Tyre
Top Speed (Company Claim) 90 kmph

Specifications

Engine
Engine Type Air cooled 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC
Maximum Power 8.24 BHP at 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque 8.05 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Bore 50 mm
Stroke 49.5 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0 :1
No of Cylinders 1
Transmission
Transmission Type Manual
No of Gears 4 Speed constant mesh
Clutch Type Multiplate wet
Chassis & Suspension
Chassis Type Tubular, double cradle Frame
Front Suspension Telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear Suspension Swing arm with 2 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers
Brakes
Front Brake Type Drum (IBS)
Rear Brake Type Drum (IBS)
Front Brake Diameter 130 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 110 mm
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) No
Wheels & Tires
Front Tire Size 2.75 x 18 - 4 PR / 42 P
Rear Tire Size 2.75 x 18 - 6 PR/ 48 P
Tubeless Tires
Dimensions
Overall Length 1965 mm
Overall Width 720 mm
Overall Height 1045 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Weight 105 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 9.5 litres
Wheelbase 1235 mm
Electricals
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Battery Voltage 12 V - 2.5 Ah
Head Light 12 V - 35 / 35W Halogen bulb, Round MFR
Tail Light R 12V - 5 / 21 W - MFR
Indicators 12V - 10W x 4 nos – MFR, Clear Lens, Amber Bulb
Features
Speedometer Analogue
Odometer Analogue
RPM Meter Analogue
Handle Type Pipe
Seat Type Unibody
Passenger Grab Rail Yes
Engine Kill Switch No

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Buy For

Great Value, Good Mileage, Good Build

Beware Of

Slim Tires, Spoke Wheels

Verdict

HF Dawn is the new name of Hero’s cheapest bike, CD Dawn. This bike is not pretty much famous in urban India and to do so, Hero has made some changes in this bike. Entry level segment of bikes is Hero’s forte and with this bike, they want to strengthen their position.

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Hero HF Dawn Specification Breakdown and Analysis

Overview: The updated Hero HF Dawn has been launched as the cheapest bike from Hero.  Terming it as the new form of common man’s ‘public transport’, Hero MotoCorp is targeting the rural and urban customers, who are looking for a hassle-free and efficient motorcycle for commuting.

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Engine: The new HF Dawn retains the tubular double cradle frame and the 97.2cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. This engine produces 8.2bhp and 8.05Nm of torque and has been tuned to extract maximum fuel efficiency. This engine is also used in other 100cc commuter motorcycles like the Splendor, Passion and HF Deluxe, and comes mated to a four-speed constant mesh transmission.

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Body: The HF Dawn is offered with revised decals and five new paint schemes – red, red/black, silver, maroon and purple/black. The HF Dawn is the most affordable motorcycle in Hero MotoCorp’s line-up and rivals other entry-level commuter motorcycles like the Mahindra Pantero, Yamaha Crux, TVS Star City Plus and the Bajaj Discover 100.

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Hero HF Dawn is certainly very comfortable. The bike offers nice riding posture which is also comfortable on long rides. Handlebar is placed upwards which allows you to get a perfect palm grip on it. Foot pegs are placed like other commuter bikes and you get a nice hold of this bike with your knees sticking around its fuel tank.

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Brakes and Suspension: The HF Dawn has been developed keeping in mind the needs of the rural customers, and focuses more on functionality rather than style. The instrument cluster has been updated with a side-stand indicator, while the headlamp is now extra powerful offering better illumination. The extra wide seat and adjustable rear suspension have been designed to provide maximum comfort on uneven terrains.

Given its very low price, the HF Dawn’s feature list is almost minimal. It gets an analogue console with just a speedometer, single trip metre, wire wheels and drum brakes on the front and back.