Hero Electric Photon vs Ather 450 Plus Gen 3

Base scooter

Hero Electric Photon

Base

₹ 79,940

vs
STD scooter

Ather 450 Plus Gen 3

STD

₹ 1.17 Lakh

vs
STD Drum Brake scooter

Hero Destini 125 XTEC

STD Drum Brake

₹ 70,290

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Specifications Overview

Variant Name Base STD STD Drum Brake
On Road Price ₹ 89,773 ₹ 1.23 Lakh ₹ 78,936
Fuel Type -Electric Petrol
Body Type Electric Bikes Electric Bikes -
Mileage(ARAI) --50 kmpl
User Rating 3.2 4.1 3.9
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity -z 5 Litres
Engine Displacement --124.6 cc

Body & Suspension

Colours
Photon colours

Destini 125 XTEC colours
Images
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Photon images
Hero Destini 125 XTEC  Front Profile image
Hero Destini 125 XTEC  Front Profile image
Hero Destini 125 XTEC  Front Profile image

Destini 125 XTEC images
Body Type Electric BikesElectric Bikes-
Suspension - Front TelescopicTelescopic forksTelescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Suspension - Rear -Symmetrically mounted progressive monoshockUnit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper
Frame Type -Precision machined hybrid chassis-

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Hub Motor--
Max Power 1000-1400 W8.42 PS9.12 PS @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque -22 Nm10.4 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Engine Capacity --124.6 cc
No. of valves per cylinder Electric--
Bore x Stroke --52.4 x 57.8 mm
Cooling type --Air Cooled
Type AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type Digital--
Odometer --Digital
Speedometer digitalDigitalAnalogue
Seat Style -Single-
Start Type Self Start OnlyPush Button StartElectric Start
Fuel level guage -NoYes
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Safety

ABS - Anti-lock braking system -No-
Slipper Clutch --Dry, Centrifugal
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) --50 kmpl
Max Speed 42 Kmph80 Kmph85 Kmph
Range/Charge 60 km/Charge85 km/Charge-

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1970 mm1837 mm1809 mm
Width 745 mm734 mm729 mm
Height 1145 mm1250 mm1154 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 116 Kg111.6 kg114 kg
Wheelbase -1295 mm1245 mm
Seat Height --778 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm153 mm155 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity -z5 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 254 mm--
Rear Disc/Drum Size 254 mm--
Front Type DrumDisc-
Rear Type DrumDisc-
Front Tyre Size 3.00-10-90/100-10
Rear Tyre Size 3.00-10-90/100-10
Tyre Size Spare --90/100 - 10
Tubeless Tyres -YesYes
Wheel Type TubelessAlloyAlloy
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Electricals

Battery Capacity 1.44 kwh3.7 kwh0.48 kwh
Battery Type Lithium-ionLithium-ionMF Battery
Motor Power 250 W5.4-

Entertainment & Communication

Charging

Charging Socket Yes-Yes
Charging Time 8-10 hours5 Hrs 40 min-
Fast Charging -Yes-

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • 1500W (output) BLDC motor
  • 18 Ltr storage
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Disc Brakes
  • Hero's widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Nimble in size, easy to maneuver in traffic
  • The portable battery pack is a boon for riders
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Hero’s widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Powerful & fuel-efficient scooter
  • Ride quality is one of the best in the segment
Cons
  • Feels dated already
  • hardware should be improved
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Low ground clearance
  • Plain jane design
  • Feels dated already
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Not as equipped as the rivals

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Hero Electric Photon and Ather 450 Plus Gen 3 and Hero Destini 125 Xtec Owner Reviews

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  • Destini 125-Xtec Review
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    Nilesh Sodnar (Verified)
    15 Days ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    1
    Ya photon elictric bike bhout kharab hai koi ise na kharide mere pass hai

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  • JR
    Julian Roy (Verified)
    3 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    At this pricing point, it's a fantastic scooter. It is highly beneficial to our environment, and the price of gasoline is rising every month.

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  • TH
    Tapan Hazra (Verified)
    4 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    Best option in this price segment, Environment friendly as it saves fuel. Even the looks, style and engine is quite powerful.

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  • DR
    Dr Roy (Verified)
    4 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    4.2
    Great looks, available at economical price. Also environment friendly but the battery back up sucks and replacement also takes of lot time, as service is all poor.

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  • K
    Kashish (Verified)
    5 Month ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    4.6
    When I went to inquire about the Hero Electric, I was immediately drawn to this scooter. The salesperson was also good, but he didn't have a lot of knowledge, and he was a little puzzled about several technical aspects.

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Comparisons for Hero Electric Photon vs Ather 450 Plus Gen 3

Confused between Photon & 450 Plus Gen 3? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Hero Electric Photon or Ather 450 Plus Gen 3? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Base variant of Hero Electric Photon, it has been priced at Rs 89.77 K. On the other hand, Ather 450 Plus Gen 3 will cost you Rs 32.77 K more than Photon. STD variant of Ather 450 Plus Gen 3 comes with a price tag of Rs 1.23 Lakh. Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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Hero Electric Photon vs Ather 450 Plus Gen 3 FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of Hero Electric Photon?

    The on-road price of Hero Electric Photon is Rs. 89.77 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Ather 450 Plus Gen 3?

    The on-road price of Ather 450 Plus Gen 3 is Rs. 1.23 Lakh in New Delhi