Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Feature Comparison
In the 100-125cc commuter motorcycle segment, therefore 110cc category motorcycles currently leading the segment. Numbers of motorcycle models from different brands available in our market with convenient commuter features. Further, the added sporty enhancements made the decision making somewhat puzzled to the customers. So hereby we through the Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Feature Comparison review below.
Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Overview
Today in our comparative discussion we picked hereby four competitors from Honda, Bajaj, TVS, and Suzuki. Therefore, Honda Livo, Bajaj Discover 110, TVS Metro Plus and Suzuki Hayate took their places. Being specific, all the competitors here are commuters and focused on commuting features. Further, few sporty and trendy looks & design adopted that gave them different appeal and identity.
In the Honda Livo, the motorcycle got the all-new exterior design including a new color scheme and graphics. It adopted a sporty and sharper profile on its exteriors. Therefore, its unmatched aerodynamic athletic design kept it far aside from the conventional commuter. That literally copies like a bigger capacity sporty street bike.
In this row, the Discover 110 holding the same iconic design & look of the Bajaj Discover series. Nothing is unchanged here. Its rounded and bloated figure is identical in every corner to the series. But obviously few enhancements added like the LED DRL, new wheel design, etc. And of course, color & graphics design updated to give it a different identity.
Here the TVS Metro Plus is holding a very common look and design that is modern and decent in every aspect. The motorcycle also holding an iconic profile as does in the Metro-Series. The motorcycle is sleek, slim, and comes with some sporty curves which are undoubtedly cool. Further, the Metro plus comes with new color & graphic design including new wheel design and ODO setup.
Lastly, the Suzuki Hayate is another slim and slender motorcycle that reflects altogether a commuter profile. The motorcycle is very much focused on its category and purposes. Further trendy design and ergonomics adopted to match with modern commuter contour. Further, eye-catchy and decent graphics scheme made the motorcycle adorable to any type of commuter user.
Frame, Wheel, Brake, & Suspension System
Being the entry-level commuter, all the discussed motorcycles here carrying quite a similar type of frame, wheel, brake, and suspension system. But obviously few dissimilarities are visible in their feature and dimensions. Here all the models are holding quite the same type of diamond frame, where Metro-Plus describes it Tubular-Frame.
Further, in the wheel setup, they are also featured quite common with alloy rims. But in the Honda Livo and Suzuki Hayate, their tires are tubeless type. On the counter, Discover-110 and Metro-Plus holding conventional tubed tires. Here Honda Livo featured 80/100-18 size wheels both in front and rear. But rests all are carrying the same 2.75x17 & 3.00x17 size wheels respectively in their front and rear.
In the braking system, all the models here coping the drum-type brake in their both wheels. But the Honda Livo and Metro-Plus also featuring optional front hydraulic disc brake setup. Further, the Livo also featured with advanced Combi-Brake-System which commonly gives the rider comparatively a safer braking experience.
In the suspension system. All the models here holding a conventional upright hydraulic telescopic-fork suspension system at the front. At the rear, all are holding a sealed hydraulic coil-spring loaded double unit suspension system. Further, these suspensions are featured with few ranges of adjustability. In addition, Discover-110 also featured with Nitrox-Gas charged canisters.
Control & Handling Characteristics
In the controlling and handling segment, all of these discussed models commonly holding the best possible commuting characteristics. All of them are holding upright riding position including upright pipe handlebar, foot-peg, and other controlling element positions. Further, the seating also arranged spacious and comfortable to support urban & rural commuting situations.
Further with a very nearer measure of overall weight, ground clearance, and other dimensions all the models are much handy to control and ride. But Honda Livo has few advancements due to 18” wheel and 180mm of ground clearance including 111kg of weight. Further, the aerodynamic body panel gives additional advancement in dealing with air pressure.
On the other side, TVS Metro-Plus featuring 172mm of ground clearance with nimble body design. It also allows very ease of controlling which is also very same in Suzuki Hayate even with 165mm ground clearance and 114kg of weight. Lastly, the Discover-110 is already a very known figure that also allows comfortable handling even being the heaviest model in this row.
Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Engine & Performance Features
In the engine segment, all the motorcycles here are holding quite the same type of single-cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled engine. All are featured with 2-valve and SOHC including the carburetor fuel feeding system. But the dissimilarities are in their cylinder capacity and dimension which are not the same.
Moreover, Discover-110 featured with the DTS-I ignition system, where the rest are featured with the Single-Spark ignition feature. Hence, all the motorcycle engines here are featured with four-speed gear transmission. Further, those are also equipped with both the kick & electric start system.
Coming to the engine performance figure all the models come with quite nearer range of power and torque figure. Hence its 6.20kW, 6.30kW, 6.17kW, and 6.11kW respectively in Livo, Discover110, Metro-Pus and in Hayate. So, the Torque figure is sequentially 9.09NM, 9.81NM, 8.7NM, 8.8NM.
Hence considering 110cc range of commuter and overall profile these performance figure looks quite well enough. Lastly, the fuel economy figure is also very nearer among the models as the manufacturer addresses. Hence obviously it depends on riders riding pattern, road & traffic situation, and of-course on the motorcycle condition. That’s it from the Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Feature Comparison Review.
Honda-Livo VS Discover-110 VS TVS-Metro-Plus VS Suzuki-Hayate Specification
|Specification||Honda Livo||Discover 110||TVS Metro Plus||Suzuki Hayate|
|Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Air Cooled, BS-IV SI Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Air Cooled, DTS-I Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Air Cooled, SI Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Air Cooled Engine|
|Bore x Stroke||50.0mm x 55.0mm||53.5mm x 48.8mm||51.0mm x 55.2mm|
|Valve System||2-Valve, SOHC||2-Valve, SOHC||2-Valve, SOHC||2-Valve, SOHC|
|Maximum Power||6.20kW(8.43PS) @7,500RPM||6.30kW(8.6PS) @7,000RPM||6.17kW(8.4PS) @7,500RPM||6.11kW(8.3PS) @7,500RPM|
|Maximum Torque||9.09NM @5,000RPM||9.81NM @5,000RPM||8.7NM @5,000RPM||8.8NM @5,500RPM|
|Ignition||CDI||CDI||DC -Digital Ignition||CDI|
|Clutch Type||Wet Type Multi-Plate Clutch||Wet Type Multi-Plate Clutch||Wet Type Multi-Plate Clutch||Wet Type Multi-Plate Clutch|
|Starting Method||Kick & Electric||Kick & Electric||Kick & Electric||Kick & Electric|
|Air Filter Type||Paper Air Filter||Paper Air Filter||Paper Air Filter||Paper Air Filter|
|Transmission||4-Speed, Rear N-1-2-3-4||4-Speed||4-Speed, Rear N-1-2-3-4||4-Speed, Front N-1-2-3-4|
Frame & Dimensions
|Frame Type||Diamond Frame||Diamond Frame||Single Cradle Tubular Frame||Diamond Frame|
|Dimension (LxWxH)||2,020mm x 738mm x 1,099mm||2,035mm x 760mm x 1,085mm||1,980mm x 750mm x 1,105mm||2,030mm x 720mm x 1,070mm|
|Kerb Weight||111Kg (Disc)||117.5Kg (Drum)||109Kg (ES)||114Kg|
|Fuel Capacity:||8.5 Liters||8.0 Liters||10.0 Liters||10.5 Liters|
|Engine Oil Capacity||1.0 Liter|
Wheel, Brake, & Suspension
|The Suspension (Front/Rear)||Telescopic Fork / Spring-Loaded Hydraulic x2||140mm Travel Telescopic Fork / 120mm Travel Nitrox Gas Charged x2||Telescopic Fork / Spring-Loaded 5-Step Adjustable Hydraulic x2||Telescopic Fork / Coil Spring, Oil Damped x2|
|Brake system (Front/Rear)||Front: 240mm Disc / 130 Drum Rear: 130 Drum; Combi-Brake System||Front: 130mm Drum Rear: 110mm Drum||Front: 200mm Disc /130mm Drum Rear: 110mm Drum||Front: Drum Type Rear: Drum Type|
|Tire size (Front / Rear)||Front: 80/100-18 Rear: 80/100-18 Both Tubeless||Front: 2.75x17 Rear: 3.00x17||Front: 2.75x17 Rear: 3.00x17||Front: 2.75x17 Rear: 3.00x17 Both Tubeless|
|Battery||12V, 3Ah (MF)||12V, 5Ah (MF)||12V, 5Ah (MF)||12V, 5Ah (MF)|
|Headlamp||12V 35/35W Bulb||12V 35/35W Bulb Including LED DRL||12V 35/35W Bulb Including LED DRL||12V 35/35W Bulb|
|Speedometer||Analog-Digital Combo Unit||Digital||Analog-Digital Combo Unit||Analog|
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Published by Raihan Opu