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Hero Electric Photon Vs Piaggio Vespa Vs Honda Dio comparison

  • Piaggio Vespa
Piaggio Vespa Price
Honda Dio Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 79,940
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₹ 91,492
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₹ 63,273
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Hero Electric Photon Vs Piaggio Vespa Vs Honda Dio Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Photon Vs Vespa Vs Dio on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Photon Vs Vespa Vs Dio – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Dio in New Delhi starts at ₹ 63,273 and goes up to ₹ 69,171 for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Hero Electric Photon price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 79,940 Lastly, the Piaggio Vespa starts at ₹ 91,492 and goes up to ₹ 1.19 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHero Electric PhotonPiaggio VespaHonda Dio
Price₹ 79,940 ₹ 91,492 ₹ 63,273
ManufacturerHero ElectricPiaggioHonda
Body TypeScooterScooterScooter
Mileage108.00 Km/Full Charge45.00 Km/l55.00 Km/l
PowerN/A9.78 bhp8.00 bhp
EngineLithium-Ion125.0 CC109.2 CC
Fuel TypeElectricPetrolPetrol

Photon Vs Vespa Vs Dio – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Dio base engine returns 55 Km/l. The Hero Electric Photon base returns 108 Km/Full Charge. The Piaggio Vespa basic model, on the other hand, gives 45 Km/l.

Photon Vs Vespa Vs Dio – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Dio gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Hero Electric Photon comes in bhp Electric engine. Lastly, the Piaggio Vespa is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Battery Type Lithium-IonN/AN/A
Charging Time 5 HrsN/AN/A
Fast Charging Time N/AN/AN/A
Engine Power N/AN/AN/A
Max Torque N/A9.6 Nm @ 5500 rpm9 Nm @ 4750 rpm
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledFan Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf / Kick StartSelf / Kick Start
Motor power 1200 N/AN/A
Top Speed 45 km/hN/AN/A
Engine CC N/A125.0 cc109.2 cc
No Of Cylinder N/A11
Max Power N/A9.78 bhp @ 7500 rpm8 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A32
Fuel Delivery N/AFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Emission Standard N/ABS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Battery Range 108 Km/Full ChargeN/AN/A
Fuel Tank Capacity N/A8.0 L5.3 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A1.0 L
Mileage N/A45.00 Km/l55.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 111 kg114 kg107 kg
Length 1970 mm1770 mm1808 mm
Width 745 mm690 mm723 mm
Height 1145 mm1140 mm1150 mm
Wheelbase N/A1290 mm1260 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm155 mm160 mm
Seat Height N/A770 mm650 mm


Clutch AutomaticAutomaticV - Matic
No. Of Gears N/AN/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Reinforced Steel ChassisTelescopic ForksUnder Bone
Front Suspension Telescopic SuspensionSingle ShockTelescopic Suspension
Rear Suspension Telescopic SuspensionRear Suspension With Dual-Effect Hydraulic Shock Absorber3-Step Adjustable


Front Brake Type DiscDrumDrum
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumDrum (CBS)
Front Disc/Drum Size N/A149 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size N/A140 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 10 inches11 inches10 inches
Wheel Type Steel Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSheet Metal
Front Tyre 10 X 3 Inch110-70/11 - Tubeless90/100-12 54J (Tubeless)
Rear Tyre 10 X 3 Inch120-70/10 - Tubeless90/100-10 53 (Tubeless)


Battery 72V/26AHMaintenance Free12V 3Ah (MF)
Headlight LEDBulb And ReflectorHalogen Bulb
Tail Light BulbLEDBulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrosstickcross
Fuel Gaugecrossticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosstickcross
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchcrosscrosstick
Tripmeter TypecrossDigitalAnalogue
Tripmeter Countcrossticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
18 Litres of Storage Spacecross-tick
3D Logocross-cross
Automatic HeadLamp on (AHO)cross-tick
Blue Core Enginecross-cross
Bold Body-Mounted Headlampcross-tick
Carved Tail Lightcross-tick
CBS with Equalizercross-tick
Convenient Hookcross-cross
Dual Tone Color & Graphicscross-cross
Extra Long Seat With Raised Grab Barcross-cross
Foot Boardcross-cross
LED Headlamp & position lampcross-tick
Metal Muffler Protectorcross-tick
Signature Gold Rimcross-tick
Small Storagecross-cross
Stylish Meter Consolecross-cross
Tubeless Tyrescross-tick
6-Spoke Cast Wheel: Light weight, easy to maintain-cross-
i3S Technology - Saves Fuel Every Time You Stop-cross-
Stylish Graphics: Contemporary Looks-cross-
Stylish Tail Lamp: Adds to the overall good looks of the bike-cross-
Symmetric Head Lamp: Uniform visibility at night-cross-

Additonal Features

Digital Instrument Clustertick-cross
Remote Lock & Anti-Theft Alarmtick-cross

Key Features

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