TVS Jupiter 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC

Drum scooter

TVS Jupiter 125


₹ 82,825

STD Drum Brake scooter

Hero Destini 125 XTEC

STD Drum Brake

₹ 71,108

STD scooter

Honda Activa 6G


₹ 74,536


Specifications Overview

Variant Name Drum STD Drum Brake STD
On Road Price ₹ 93,012 ₹ 79,854 ₹ 83,704
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Mileage(ARAI) 50 kmpl 50 kmpl 45 kmpl
User Rating 4.1 3.9 4.0
Transmission Type Automatic Variomatic Drive Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.1 Litres 5 Litres 5.3 Litres
Engine Displacement 124.8 cc 124.6 cc 109.51 cc

Body & Suspension

Jupiter 125 colours

Destini 125 XTEC colours

Activa 6G colours
Body Type --Scooter
Suspension - Front Telescopic HydraulicTelescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorberTelescopic
Suspension - Rear Monotube Inverted Gas filled shock (MIG) with spring aid 3 step adjustableUnit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Frame Type High Rigidity Underbone type-Under Bone

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled-Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & SI Engine
Max Power 8.15 PS @ 6500 rpm9.12 PS @ 7000 rpm7.79 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 10.5 Nm @ 4500 rpm10.4 Nm @ 5500 rpm8.79 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Engine Capacity 124.8 cc124.6 cc109.51 cc
No. of Cylinders 1-1
No. of valves per cylinder 2-2
Bore x Stroke 53.5 x 55.5 mm52.4 x 57.8 mm47 mm x 63.1 mm
Cooling type Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Type AutomaticVariomatic DriveAutomatic
Fuelling Fuel Injection-PGM-FI
Configuration --Single Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type Analogue and Digital-Analogue
Distance to Empty Indicator --Yes
Engine Kill Switch Yes-yes
Luggage Space 33 L--
Odometer DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogueAnalogue
Seat Style --Single Seat
Shutter Lock --Yes
Tachometer --Yes
Start Type Electric Silent StartElectric StartKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage DigitalYesYes
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ABS - Anti-lock braking system --No
Brake Assist --No
Power Modes --No
Slipper Clutch -Dry, CentrifugalNo
Traction Control System --No
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) 50 kmpl50 kmpl45 kmpl
Max Speed -85 Kmph85 Kmph

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1852 mm1809 mm1833 mm
Width 681 mm729 mm697 mm
Height 1168 mm1154 mm1156 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 108 Kg114 kg107 Kg
Wheelbase 1275 mm1245 mm1260 mm
Seat Height 765 mm778 mm692 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm155 mm171 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.1 Litres5 Litres5.3 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 220 mm-130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm-130 mm
Front Type Disc-Drum
Rear Type Drum-Drum
Front Tyre Size 90/90-12 54J90/100-1090/90-12
Rear Tyre Size 90/90-12 54J90/100-1090/100-10
Tyre Size Spare -90/100 - 10No
Tubeless Tyres -Yes-
Wheel Type SpokeAlloySheet Metal Wheels
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Battery Capacity 0.048 kwh0.48 kwh0.036 kwh
Battery Type MF BatteryMF BatteryMaintenance Free

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) --No


Charging Socket YesYesNo

Pros & Cons

  • Good ride and handling balance
  • Powerful engine
  • Well-priced spares
  • 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
  • Fuel tank filling from outside
  • Full metal body
  • Silent Start
  • Doesn't have resale value of its main rival
  • Not as refined as Honda Activa 125
  • Feels dated already
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Not as equipped as the rivals
  • No front disc
  • No USB charging port
  • Weak performance

Detailed Comparison of Jupiter 125 and Destini 125 XTEC

Comfort & Convenience

TVS Jupiter 125 has features like Engine Kill Switch and Hero Destini 125 XTEC, on the other hand, has Fuel level guage.


Jupiter 125 comes with a 1 cylinder, 124 cc, Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled Petrol Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Hero Destini 125 XTEC comes with a cylinder, 124 cc, Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.


TVS Jupiter 125 has a 5.1 Litres fuel tank with 1168 mm seat height. Hero Destini 125 XTEC has 1154 mm seat height and 5 Litres fuel tank capacity.

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TVS Jupiter 125 and Hero Destini 125 XTEC and Honda Activa 6G Owner Reviews

  • Jupiter 125 Review
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  • Activa 6g Review
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    Haider   (Verified)
    18 Jan 2023
    Review for TVS Jupiter 125
    I think best scooter in Jupiter history Because this scooters engine is more powerful First his attractive in his sound is muscular
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    Taj Uddin   (Verified)
    1 Month ago
    Review for TVS Jupiter 125
    Hello good I m very happy TVS Jupiter Sucuti new
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    Anonymous   (Verified)
    4 Months ago
    Review for TVS Jupiter 125
    It's wonderfull drive nice features and comfortable
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    Gopal soni   (Verified)
    5 Months ago
    Review for TVS Jupiter 125
    Good Mileage and design.
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    Sailabala Devi   (Verified)
    5 Months ago
    Review for TVS Jupiter 125

    As per company claim it is 60 km. But actually it goes 45 km per one lit of petrol
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Comparisons for TVS Jupiter 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC

Confused between Jupiter 125 & Destini 125 XTEC? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on TVS Jupiter 125 or Hero Destini 125 XTEC? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Drum variant of TVS Jupiter 125, it has been priced at Rs 93.01 K. On the other hand, Hero Destini 125 XTEC will cost you Rs 13.16 K less than Jupiter 125. STD Drum Brake variant of Hero Destini 125 XTEC comes with a price tag of Rs 79.85 K. When comparing both the models from a technical perspective, Destini 125 XTEC has more power under the hood with a 124 CC engine . Contrastingly, Jupiter 125 comes loaded with a 124 CC engine . 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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TVS Jupiter 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC vs Honda Activa 6G FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of TVS Jupiter 125?

    The on-road price of TVS Jupiter 125 is Rs. 93.01 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Hero Destini 125 XTEC?

    The on-road price of Hero Destini 125 XTEC is Rs. 79.85 K in New Delhi