19 Apr 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Hero Destini 125 is a very popular family scooter in India. The Hero Destini 125 was first launched in the Indian market in the year 2018 and over the course of its three years, it has received some subtle updates from time to time. Recently, the company has even launched a new Platinum Edition of this gearless scooter. Now, today in this article, we will be sharing with you all the Pros and Cons of the new 2021 Hero Destini 125 BS6.
Looks and Colour Shades on Offer - The Hero Destini 125 looks elegant. It has a conventional design language, nothing fancy at all, but it looks really good. The scooter gets chrome and aluminium inserts on the front apron. It also gets twin LED DRLs, body-coloured rear-view mirrors and some bold cuts and creases on the body panels. The new Destini 125 is available in six different colour shades. They are Candy Blazing Red, Chestnut Bronze, Matt Grey Silver, Noble Red, Panther Black and Pearl Silver White. It now gets a new Platinum Edition too with Matte Black shade and premium inserts.
Engine Performance and Mileage - The Hero Destini 125 is powered by a BS6 compliant 124.6cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. This motor churns out 9.1 PS of maximum power at 7000 RPM and 10.4 Nm of peak torque at 5500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a CVT and it gets Hero's XSens fuel injection technology too. The XSens fuel injection tech helps in offering better performance and in delivering good fuel efficiency. The Destini 125 BS6 is very fuel-efficient and it delivers a mileage of around 45-50 kmpl.
Mechanicals and Features - The Hero Destini 125 gets telescopic forks at the front and a unit swing with a spring-loaded hydraulic damper at the rear. It gets a semi-analogue semi-digital instrument cluster with optional connected tech features, USB charging port and light in the boot, etc.
Price and After-Sales Service - The Hero Destini 125 is one of the most affordable 125cc gearless scooters one can currently buy in the Indian market. The Hero Destini 125 BS6 is currently priced in India between Rs. 67,990 - Rs. 73,390, Ex-showroom Delhi.
No Disc Brake - For braking duties, the Destini 125 gets a 130 mm drum brake both at the front as well as at the rear. It gets Hero's IBS or Integrated Braking System too as an additional safety aid. However, it doesn't get a disc unit at the front, not even as an option.
Tyre Size - The Hero Destini 125 rides on small 10-inch tubeless tyres. Both the tyres of the scooter are of the same size and they measure 90/100-10.
Underseat Storage - The under-seat storage of the Hero Destini 125 stands at 19-litres and while it is of decent size, it could have been even better.
So, these were the Pros and Cons of the new 2021 Hero Destini 125 BS6. Do you own a Hero Destini 125 BS6 and want to share any pros and cons of this gearless scooter with fellow readers? Do feel free to share your thoughts and opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.