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Hero Splendor vs Bajaj Platina: Compare Key Features, Specs & Prices

Compare Insurance Premium for Hero Splendor and Bajaj Platina

Here, you can check the bike insurance price for the below 2 models, The premiums are calculated as per the model and details given below.

Insurance Premium

Hero Splendor Bajaj Platina
Premium (for comprehensive policy) ₹ 968 ₹ 618
Consideration Model-  Hero Splendor STD Petrol 97, premium excluding GST, City - New Delhi, Brand New Vehicle, No Add-ons, IDV - Lowest available. Month - January-2024. Model- Bajaj Platina STD Petrol 100, premium excluding GST, City - New Delhi, Brand New Vehicle, No Add-ons, IDV - Lowest available. Month - January-2024.

Key Summary of Splendor and Platina


Splendor  Platina
*Ex-Showroom Price  Approximately ₹83,158 Approximately ₹87,296
Colours  Black and Accent, Force Silver, Sports Red Black, Black Red Purple, Black Grey Strip, and Blue Black  Black and Silver, Black and Red, Black and Gold, and Black and Blue 
Fuel Type  Petrol Petrol
Variants  4 variants  2 variants 
Mileage  80.6 kmpl 70 kmpl 
Top Speed  87 kmph  90 kmph 
Frame Type Tubular Double Cradle  Tubular Single Down Tube with Lower Cradle Frame 
Body Type  Commuter Bikes  Commuter Bikes 

*Ex-showroom prices are given as per Delhi and may vary across cities.

Engine Comparison of Splendor and Platina


Splendor  Platina
Engine Type  4-stroke, Single-cylinder, air-cooled, OHC  4-stroke, DTS-i, Single-cylinder 
Engine Displacement  97.2 cc 102 cc
Max Torque 8.05 N-m at 6000 rpm  8.3 N-m at 5500 rpm 
Max Power  8.02 ps at 8000 rpm  8.6 ps at 7000 rpm 
No. of Cylinders 1 1
Valves Per Cylinder  2 2
Emission Type  bs6-2.0 bs6-2.0
Bore  50 mm 47 mm
Stroke  49.5 mm 58.8 mm 
Drive Type  Chain Drive  Chain Drive 
Ignition - -
Cooling Type  Air-cooled  Air-cooled 
Transmission  Manual Manual 
Fueling Fuel Injection  Electronic Injection
No. of Gears  4-speed Constant Mesh  4-speed 
Clutch  Multiplate Wet Type  -
Compression Ratio  - -

Key Features of Splendor and Platina


Splendor  Platina
Brakes Front  Drum  Drum
Brakes Rear  Drum  Drum 
Braking Type  Integrated Braking System  -
Passenger Footrest Present  Present 
Bluetooth Connectivity Present  Present 
USB Charging Port  Absent  Absent 
Fuel Gauge  - Digital 
Front Tyre Pressure  25 psi  24 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure  41 psi  28 psi 
Wheel Size  The front wheel is 457.2 mm and the rear wheel is 457.2 mm The front wheel is 431.8 mm and the rear wheel is 431.8 mm
Instrument Console  Absent  Absent 
Wheel Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)  Alloy  Alloy 
Starting  Self and Kick Start  Self and Kick Start 
Seat Style  Single Seat  Single Seat 
Speedometer  Analogue Analogue
Low Fuel Indicator  Absent  Absent 

Dimensions of Splendor and Platina


Splendor  Platina
Seat Height  785 mm 807 mm
Wheelbase  1236 mm 1255 mm
Length  2000 mm 2006 mm 
Ground Clearance  165 mm 200 mm
Width  720 mm 713 mm 
Fuel Capacity  9.8 L 11 L
Kerb Weight 112 kg  117 kg 
Tail Light  Bulb  Bulb 

Safety Features of Splendor and Platina


The inclusion of tubeless tires provides additional safety  Has a combined braking system 
Has front disc brakes  Has an anti-lock braking system 
Has a multi-plate wet-type slipper clutch Traction control stands out as another advanced safety feature 

What Are the Pros of Splendor and Platina?


Has an efficient fuel economy that ranges between 70 to 80 kmpl. Comfortable seat with a simple ergonomic design. 
Comfortable seating position and enhanced ride quality.  Easy to handle due to its lightweight when riding solo. 
Comes under an affordable price range.  Low service charges and maintenance cost. 
It is known for its sleek design.  Good gear ratio makes it great for good journeys.

What Are the Cons of Splendor and Platina?


High price when compared to other bikes.  Faces some starting problems.
Lacks certain must-have features such as disc brake, ABS and digital instrument cluster.  Becomes unbalanced when heavy weight is placed on the pillion seat.
Poor engine and build quality.  Not pocket friendly and has bad mileage. 
  It lacks different colour options.

Thus, Splendor and Platina don’t differ much in terms of price. However, they differ significantly when we talk about safety. Splendor doesn’t accommodate the advanced safety features, which is a significant drawback. When we talk about Platina, it faces problems while carrying heavy weight on the back. Therefore, each bike can suit specific driving requirements if not all.


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