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2020 Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6; The Battle of 110cc Scooters!

Shakti Nath Jha

Car Expert, Editor at 91Wheels

17 Apr 2020

The demand for gearless scooters is ever-increasing in the Indian two-wheeler space as they offer punchy performance with the twist of the throttle, are economical, offer good fuel-efficiency, and most importantly are the easiest means of commuting from one place to another. The gearless automatic scooters have become the perfect choice of intra-city commutes and are loved by both male and female riders and by people of all age groups. In this article, we will be comparing the top three 110cc scooters currently available in the Indian market, the 2020 Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6.

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tvs jupiter colours

Before we begin, here is a brief minutia on all the three scooters. The Honda Activa has a massive fan following in India and the Activa badge has become a brand in itself. A few months ago, Honda has launched the sixth-generation Activa with a BS6-compliant engine and Activa 6G moniker. TVS Jupiter is another great scooter in the 110cc segment and it is the only scooter which has given a tough fight to Activa. Hero Pleasure Plus is a youthful scooter mostly inclined towards the female audience. Recently, TVS and Hero have also updated their scooters to comply with the stricter BS6 emission norms and so below we have for you a detailed specification-based comparo of the Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Looks and Colour Options

honda activa 6g

While looks are subjective and opinions vary from person to person, all the three scooters are mass-market product and they do look good in the flesh. Honda Activa 6G retains its body shape from its previous generations but now it gets sharp body lines to make it look a tad sporty. It gets an all-LED headlamp, a large tail-lamp that resembles the Activa 125 and subtle chrome inserts. However, it still misses out on alloy wheels. Honda is offering the Activa 6G in six colour options - Glitter Blue Metallic, Pearl Spartan Red, Dazzle Yellow Metallic, Black, Pearl Precious White and Matte Axis Grey Metallic.

tvs jupiter bs6

TVS Jupiter is a classy looking scooter. It gets a beige finish on the inner panels of the scooter with leatherette seat and also a backrest for the pillion rider. Upfront, it gets an all-LED headlamp, tinted visor and it gets alloy wheels too. TVS offers a wide range of colour schemes with the Jupiter and it is available in a total of 13 different colour options - Matte Blue, Midnight Black, Mystic Gold, Pristine White, Titanium Grey, Walnut Brown, Matte Silver, Volcano Red, Sunlite Ivory, Autumn Brown, Indi Blue, Starlight Blue, and Royal Wine.

hero pleasure plus bs6

Hero MotoCorp has launched the new-gen Pleasure Plus in 2019 and it looks way better than the older model. It misses out on a LED headlamp but gets an ivory finish wrapped around the headlamp, on the front apron and on the side profile. It also gets alloy wheels and looks very youthful, thanks to the funky colour options on offer. The Pleasure Plus is available in 7 different colour shades - Solid Red, Matte Velvet Red, Polestar Blue, Matte Vernier Grey, Glazed Black, Pearl Silver White, and Matte Bottle Green.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationActiva 6GJupiter BS6Pleasure Plus BS6
Length1833 mm1834 mm 1769 mm
Width697 mm 650 mm 704 mm
Height1156 mm 1115 mm 1161 mm
Seat Height765 mm 765 mm 765 mm
Wheelbase1260 mm 1275 mm 1238 mm
Ground Clearance171 mm 150 mm 155 mm
Weight107 kg108 kg 104 kg
Fuel-tank Capacity5.3 L5 L 4.8 L
Boot Space18 L 21 L 14 L
hero pleasure boot space
Hero Pleasure Plus Boot Space

TVS Jupiter is the longest scooter in its class, has the longest wheelbase, is the heaviest and offers the best boot space of the lot. Honda Activa 6G has the best ground clearance and the biggest fuel-tank capacity among the trio. Hero Pleasure Plus is the widest, tallest, and lightest 110cc scooter out here. However, all three scooters have an identical seat height.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Engine and Transmission

SpecificationActiva 6GJupiter BS6Pleasure Plus BS6
Engine 109.51cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected109.7cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected 110.9cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected
Max. Power 7.79 PS at 8000 RPM 7.99 PS at 7500 RPM 8.11 PS at 7000 RPM
Max. Torque 8.79 Nm at 5250 RPM 8.4 Nm at 5500 RPM 8.7 Nm at 5500 RPM
Cooling System air-cooled air-cooled air-cooled
Transmission CVT automatic CVT automatic CVT automatic
Emission Norm BS6 BS6 BS6
honda activa 6g vs tvs jupiter

Honda Activa 6G is powered by a 109.61cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected motor that churns out 7.79 PS of power and 8.79 Nm of torque. TVS Jupiter gets a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine churning out 7.99 PS and 8.4 Nm of torque. While Hero Pleasure Plus is the most powerful scooter and gets a 110.9cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that pumps out 8.11 PS and 8.7 Nm and yes all the scooters are BS6-compliant and comes mated to a CVT automatic gearbox.

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Activa 6G vs Jupiter BS6 vs Pleasure Plus BS6: Chassis and Suspension

Specification Activa 6GJupiter BS6Pleasure Plus BS6
Chassis Underbone type Underbone type Underbone type
Front Suspension Telescopic Telescopic Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper
Rear Suspension Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper Gas Charged Mono-shock Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper
hero pleasure vs honda activa

Honda Activa 6G and TVS Jupiter get telescopic front forks and spring-loaded hydraulic dampers at the rear, while Pleasure gets spring-loaded hydraulic dampers at both the ends. All the scooters are based on the identical underbone type platform.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Brakes and Tyres

SpecificationActiva 6GJupiter BS6Pleasure Plus BS6
Tyre Size Front 90/100-12
Rear 90/100-10
Front 90/90-12 
Rear 90/90-12
Front 90/100-10
Rear 90/100-10
Tyre Type tubeless tubeless tubeless
Wheel type sheet metal alloys sheet metal/alloys
Front Brake drumdisc/drum drum
Rear Brake drum drum drum
Additional Safety Aid CBS SBT IBS
Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6
Honda Activa 6G Instrument Cluster

All the three scooters get drum brakes at both the ends but TVS Jupiter has an upper-hand here as it also gets an optional front disc unit. As an additional safety aid, Honda Activa 6G is equipped with Combined Braking System (CBS), TVS Jupiter gets Synchronised Braking Technology (SBT) while Hero Pleasure Plus gets Integrated Braking System (IBS). The working of all the mechanism is completely identical and it means that when we apply the rear brake, the front brake will also be automatically engaged.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6
Hero Pleasure Plus Instrument Cluster

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Features

All the three scooters get an analogue instrument cluster and carry all the basic trip information like speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, etc. TVS Jupiter also offers features such as a USB charging port and boot light but they are optional on the Pleasure and the Activa doesn't get them at all. Additionally, TVS Jupiter and Activa 6G also get a handy feature i.e. the external fuel-filler cap.

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6
TVS Jupiter 'Grande' Instrument Cluster (used for reference only)

Honda Activa 6G vs TVS Jupiter BS6 vs Hero Pleasure Plus BS6: Price

PriceActiva 6GJupiter BS6Pleasure Plus BS6
Ex-showroom DelhiRs. 63,912 - 65,412Rs. 61,499 - 67,911Rs. 54,800 - 56,800

Honda Activa 6G is available in two variants - Standard and Deluxe and is priced at Rs. 63,912 and Rs. 65,412 respectively. TVS Jupiter BS6 is sold in three variants - Standard, ZX, and Classic and is priced at Rs. 61,499, Rs. 63,449, and Rs. 67,911 respectively. Hero Pleasure Plus retails at Rs. 54,800 for the sheet-metal variant and Rs. 56,800 for the alloy-wheel variant, all prices Ex-showroom Delhi.

honda activa 6g vs tvs jupiter bs6 vs hero pleasure plus bs6

Hero Pleasure Plus is the most powerful as well as the most affordable scooter of the lot. It is priced very attractively and it screams value. TVS Jupiter's base variant is more affordable than Activa 6G but its top of the line Classic variant is tad expensive. The price of Honda Activa 6G ranges between the Hero's and the TVS' and is the segment leader with two lakh+ units sold every month.

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Which of these three scooters will you pick and why? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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