The commuter segment that caters a big share of Indian audience recently gets the introduction of Honda CD 110 Dream DX. The motorcycle with a rear set luggage rack and new colour schemes is considered as the replacement of discontinued CD Dream 110. In the entry-level 110cc segment, the CD 110 Dream DX will face competition with the rivals like the Bajaj Discover 110 and the Hero Splendor iSmart 110.
Let’s compare all three bikes on write down basic yet significant aspects:
Evidently, all the three bikes are different in styling. The Honda Dream DX goes with its traditional styling with the new dual tone graphics job, which offers a refreshing appeal. The Hero Splendor iSmart 110 which is known for its better fuel efficiency owing to the presence of the brand’s patented iSmart system gets curvy and stylish design language. On the other hand, the Bajaj Discover 110 gets simple styling however, it gets the fitments which are unavailable on the other two competitors are the LED DRLs and a semi-digital instrument cluster.
Beneath the fuel tank, all three of the bikes use 109cc single-cylinder engine. However, the churned out power and performance from all three powertrains are different. The CD110 Dream DX gets 8.3bhp and 9Nm of torque. The Splendor iSmart uses slightly more power churn of 9.3bhp and 9Nm of torque that makes it a powerful offering in the row. However, with the 9.8Nm of torque along with 8.6bhp power, the Discover 110 is the torquey-est bike. The power transmission on all the bikes takes place via a mated four-speed gearbox with chain drive.
On the suspension front, all the three bikes are equipped with the conventional telescopic forks at the front and dual-shock absorbers at the rear. While the braking is under the consideration of drum brakes at both wheels. The fuel tank capacity for the models such as the Discover 110 and CD110 Dream DX are 8-litre. Whereas the Splendor iSmart supplies comparatively larger fuel tank of capacity 8.5-litres.
In addition to this, the Splendor along with the CD110 Dream DX ride on 18-inch alloy wheels shod up with tubeless tyres. Whereas, the Discover uses tubed tyres wrapped on 17-inch alloy wheels.
in terms of pricing, tagged with the price sticker of INR 55,837, the Hero Splendor iSmart is most expensive of all. The Bajaj Discover 110 and the Honda CD110 Dream DX, on the other hand, are accessible options which retail for INR 51,174 and INR 48,272 respectively.