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Hero Splendor iSmart Vs Indian Chief Classic Vs BMW K 1600 GTL comparison

Hero Splendor iSmart Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 65,950
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₹ 21.3 Lakh
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₹ 28.3 Lakh
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Hero Splendor iSmart Vs Indian Chief Classic Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Splendor iSmart Vs Chief Classic Vs K 1600 GTL 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.

Splendor iSmart Vs Chief Classic Vs K 1600 GTL – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW K 1600 GTL in New Delhi starts at ₹ 28.3 Lakh. On the other hand, Hero Splendor iSmart price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 65,950 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 68,150 for range topping model Lastly, the Indian Chief Classic starts at ₹ 21.3 Lakh.

SummaryHero Splendor iSmartIndian Chief ClassicBMW K 1600 GTL
Price₹ 65,950 ₹ 21.3 Lakh₹ 28.3 Lakh
Body TypeCommuterCruiserSports
Mileage75.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Power9.00 bhp100.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine113.2 CC1811.0 CC1649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Splendor iSmart Vs Chief Classic Vs K 1600 GTL – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW K 1600 GTL base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The Hero Splendor iSmart base returns 75 Kmpl. The Indian Chief Classic basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Kmpl.

Splendor iSmart Vs Chief Classic Vs K 1600 GTL – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW K 1600 GTL gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Hero Splendor iSmart comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Indian Chief Classic is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 113.2 cc1811.0 cc1649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 126
Max Power 9 bhp @ 7500 rpm100 bhp @ 3000 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 9.89 Nm @ 5500 rpm138.9 Nm @ 2600 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectedClosed Loop Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledOil/water-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 50.0 x 57.8N/AN/A
Compression 9.7:1N/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 9.5 L20.8 L26.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 75.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 116 kg357 kg350 kg
Length 2048 mm2630 mm2489 mm
Width 726 mm1000 mm1000 mm
Height 1110 mm1176 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 1270 mm1730 mm1618 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm140 mm146 mm
Seat Height 180 mm660 mm750 mm


No. Of Gears 4 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet, Multi-PlateMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil Bath

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type DiamondSplit Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-overBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Dia.30 With Conventional ForkTelescopic Fork/4.7" (119 Mm)BMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Twin ShoxSingle Shock/3.7" (94mm)BMW Motorrad Paralever


Front Brake Type DrumDual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 130 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm300 mm320 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches16 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelAlloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 80/100 - 18"- Tubeless130/90B16 73H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 80/100 - 18"- Tubeless180/65B16 81H190/55 ZR 17


Battery 3Ah (MF Battery)Maintenance Free12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight 12V - 35W / 35W - Halogen Bulb, Trapeziodal, MFRHalogen BulbXenon
Tail Light 12V - 5/21 W, MFRLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeAnalogueDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
125cc DTSi Enginecross--
8 Liter Fuel Tank Capacitycross--
Air-Temperature Sensingtick--
Alloy Wheelscross--
ECU Monitored Fuel Intaketick--
Electric Startcross--
Engine Temperature Controltick--
Extra Long Seatcross--
Improved Fuel Efficiencytick--
Intelligent MCi-5 Enginecross--
LED Tail Lampcross--
Part-Digital Instrument Clustercross--
Proprietary i3S Technologytick--
Spider Mag-wheelscross--
Textured Tail-lamp Bezelcross--
Twin LED Daytime Running Lampscross--
7-Step Adjustable Rear Mono Schok Suspension-cross-
Aerodynamic Sport Fairing-cross-
Alloy Wheels Makes Your Ride Feel Like Heaven-cross-
Aluminium Muffeler Cover-cross-
Automatic HeadLamp on (AHO)-cross-
Clip-On Handle Bars-cross-
Digital Instrumentation-cross-
Iconic Style & Design-cross-
Integrated Tail Lamp-cross-
Key Mascot for Pride of Ownership-cross-
Long Wheel Base The Perfect Cruiser Posture-cross-
New Multi - Function Display-cross-
Smart Digital Instrumentation with Gear Postion & RPM Indicator-cross-
Stiffer Font Suspension-cross-
Ultra Light & Robust 155cc Engine-cross-
Wide Rear Tyre A Stable Ride-cross-
17 Inch Orange Wheels--cross
Brand New Twin Headlight--cross
Elegant Design--cross
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves--cross
Heat Management Technology--cross
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC--cross
Modern Instrumentation--cross
Ninja Styling--cross
Pillion Ride Seat --cross
Telescopic Fork--cross
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look--cross
World's Smallest ABS Unit--cross

Additonal Features

Handle-mounted Chokecross--
Muscular Styling & Golden Ribscross--
Stylish Flip Keycross--
Street Control Handlebar-cross-
100% Digital LCD Display--cross
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity--cross
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position--cross
Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feel--cross
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars--cross

Key Features

Twin Muffler-cross-

Competitor of Hero Splendor iSmart

Competitor of Indian Chief Classic

Competitor of BMW K 1600 GTL

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