Overview

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Engine Capacity

97.2 CC

Mileage

70 KM/L

Fuel Tank Capacity

9.5 L

Gears

4 Speed

The C&B Verdict
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Hero MotoCorp had launched the Hero HF 100 back in 2021 with major cosmetic updates. It also happens to be the company's most affordable motorcycle on sale right now. The Hero HF 100 is positioned below the Hero HF Deluxe and the styling is quite similar to the between the two. The Hero HF 100 Deluxe is offered in multiple colours while the Hero HF 100 is offered in just one colour- black with red.
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HF 100 Variants

Variant

Ex - Showroom

HF 100 STD

Petrol,70 KM/L

Starts at 49,400

Features & Specifications

  • Engine CC

  • 97.2 CC
  • Fuel

  • Petrol
  • Mileage

  • 70 KM/L
  • Brakes

  • Drum/Drum
  • Max Torque

  • 8.05 Nm
  • Max Power

  • 7.91 bhp
  • Tyre

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    • Fuel Gauge
    • Pass Light
  • Detail

    Hero MotoCorp, the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India, has launched a new entry-level commuter motorcycle to its range – HF 100. It is priced at Rs.49,400 and is the most affordable Hero model in India right now in the brand’s line-up.

    The Hero HF 100 shares its design with HF Deluxe with a little cost-cutting in the manufacturing process. The pillion grab rail has a black finish to it and it is slimmer than the one in the HF Deluxe. The commuter bike is currently available in a single colour, black with red. The bike also features the company’s X-sans system of sensors which aims at ensuring optimum performance as well as the i3s (idle-start-stop) system to save fuel and cut down running costs.

    The Hero HF 100 focuses more on functionality than form. The engine is 97.2 cc, an air-cooled, single-cylinder unit that is also equipped with fuel-injection technology. It has a seat height of 805mm and a ground clearance of 165 mm and offers 18-inch alloy wheels and tubeless tires without an option of an electric start. The fuel tank is slightly smaller at 9.1 litres. The motor belts generate a maximum power output of 7.91 bhp at 8,000 rpm along with a peak torque output of 8.05 Nm at 5,000 rpm and comes mated to a 4-speed gearbox. It is suspended on telescopic forks up front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. The motorcycle weighs a light 110 kg. The braking hardware consists of 130 mm drum units at the front and rear, along with a blacked-out handlebar.

    Hero MotoCorp is planning to offer some relief to buyers at the bottom end of the spectrum by launching new affordable motorcycles. Hero HF series is the second most popular motorcycle nameplate in the brand’s line-up, the first being the Splendor series. With the popularity in the commuter motorcycle market space, it is planning to expand its audience even further.

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    Hero HF 100

    Price in India

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    On-Road Price
    49,400

    Hero HF 100 Colors

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    Hero HF 100 : Black/Red

    Available for all variants.
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    How is the design of Hero HF 100?

    Hero MotoCorp, the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India, added a new entry-level commuter motorcycle to its range – HF 100 at a price of Rs.49,400, making it the most affordable motorcycle in India.

    Talking about the exterior designs, the HF 100 shares the same visuals and dimensions as the HF Deluxe, i.e. 1965 x 720 x 1045 mm (LxBxH). The wheelbase is 1235 mm, ground clearance of 165 mm, and a seat height of 805 mm. The seat provides plenty of cushioning for a comfortable upright sitting position for 2 people. Moreover, it offers 18-inch alloy wheels and tubeless tires with 130 mm drum brakes on both wheels and a blacked-out handlebar. The pillion grab rail is made of steel, much slimmer than the previous HF Deluxe finished in black colour.

    Unlike the Hero HF Deluxe which is available in multiple colours, the HF 100 is only available in a black and red colour combo. Some other features of this motorcycle include an idle start-stop system, double-cradle frame, Hero’s Xsens technology, and an analogue instrument console. However, it does not have a self-start and it does not feature any body parts or trims finished in chrome.

    All in all, the HF 100 sports a simple and neat look.

    How does the Hero HF 100 ride?

    Hero truly stands by its tagline - “Hum mei hai Hero”, by launching the most affordable commuter bike in India, the Hero HF 100, priced only at Rs. 49,400. Sharing its dimensions and designs with Hero HF Deluxe, the HF 100 is the latest offering by Hero MotoCorp within the 100 cc segment, which promises a maximum power output of 7.91 bhp at 8,000 rpm along with a peak torque output of 8.05 Nm at 5,000 rpm. The OHC engine is supported with technologies like air-cooling, 4-stroke single-cylinder which makes it super easy and comfortable to ride.

    Apart from this, the motorcycle also features Hero’s XSens system which has an array of sensors that helps the performance to remain at optimum levels. Plus, the bike also features Hero’s patented idle-start-stop system, in a bid to save fuel and lower running costs.

    The ultimate lightweight body of 110 kg only makes this bike super agile to handle in every situation, making it the best commuter bike currently available in India, both in terms of price and features.

    The external features that set apart a ride on Hero HF 100 include its 9.6-litre fuel tank that is placed in the front, making the ride hassle-free for the rider allowing them to maintain an upright posture. It has an upgraded seat and pillion grabrail, which makes it much smoother to sail through long rides or even off-road tracks. Hero has also taken care of the security of the riders with its analogue instrument that constantly provides all the required details, for a comfortable journey, to riders.

    How comfortable is the Hero HF 100?

    The Hero HF 100 is an extremely attractive, high-performance, and convenient Hero motorcycle with exceptional fuel efficiency for your daily travel. It has a long and cushioned seat that easily accommodates two people in a comfortable upright sitting position. The all-black design with red highlights distinguishes it from the crowd.

    Talking about the specifics, the bike houses a perfect engine with 7.91 bhp power at 8000 rpm and 8.05 Nm torque at 5000 rpm that produces much fewer vibrations, ultimately enhancing the comfort and handling. With a wheelbase of 1235 mm, this bike is extremely agile and stable, especially on wet roads. Moreover, the exhaust’s sound is not too harsh, nor too low, providing a pleasant enough commuter bike feel.

    All in all, with good looks, great handling, better mileage, comfortable seating, and much more, the Hero HF 100 is a pure delight to ride.

    How is the tech in Hero HF 100?

    Hero MotoCorp has introduced a new entry-level commuter bike, HF 100, in its portfolio, featuring a design and styling that is reminiscent of the HF Deluxe. Talking about the tech, it features the company's XSens system of sensors that is aimed at ensuring an optimum performance as well as the idle-start-stop system that helps to save fuel and cut down running costs.

    Coming to the tech of its engine, there is a 97.2 cc air-cooled single-cylinder that has the efficiency of generating a peak power of 7.91 bhp at 8000 rpm and a maximum torque of 8.05 Nm at 5000 rpm. To support this capacity, there is a 4-speed gearbox and a fuel tank of 9.1 litres.

    Moving to the tech used for balancing and handling the bike, the HF 100 is suspended on telescopic forks at the front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. Braking is done through a 130 mm drums unit at both ends supported by a combined braking system for additional safety.

    Finally, some other technical features that HF 100 houses are a comfortable single-piece seat, raised and upright handlebar, a halogen headlamp, taillamps, turn-signal indicators, crash protectors, a full concealed chain cover, and more.

    How is the mileage of Hero HF 100?

    Hero hasn’t compromised on the performance of HF 100 when compared to HF Deluxe, offering the same engine with a similar fuel economy of 70 kmpl. The fuel tank is slightly smaller at 9.1 litres, resulting in a slightly lesser overall range. The bike easily helps you cruise over 60-70 kmph without any stress to the engine with absolutely perfect handling dynamics. All in all our experts claim that it is the best commuter bike at a very affordable price for a stable and nimble long-run performance compared to its competitors.

    How is the performance of Hero HF 100?

    The Hero HF 100 is the most affordable commuter bike Presently available in India with a look similar to Hero HF deluxe, in a single colour (black and red). Having sharp looks and body structure, it is a very comfortable bike for lengthy rides.

    In terms of performance and aesthetics, it houses a 97.2 cc single-cylinder engine which is fuel-injected and air-cooled. Speaking about the specifics, the engine and throttle response of 7.91 bhp at 8000 rpm and 8.05 Nm at 5000 rpm respectively, just makes you feel lively within city commutes. To keep the performance at optimum levels, the motorcycle is equipped with Hero's XSens system and a 4-speed gearbox easily delivering a speed of up to 70-80 kmph.

    On the safety front, the performance is commendable as the motorcycle is equipped with drum brakes on both ends and is suspended on telescopic forks at the front while hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear.

    Finally, it has an analogue instrument on the front providing you with all the details necessary while riding. Its lightweight body and superior performance have left our experts impressed, proving itself to be a stand-out for busy traffic roads.

    Is the Hero HF 100 a good value?

    Priced at Rs.49,400 only, the HF 100 is the most affordable commuter bike in India which stands tall when compared to its competitors. It is a conventional motorcycle, but despite it being an affordable machine it houses all those features that are required for a comfortable and long journey.

    Firstly, talking about its exterior details, it is a new frills motorcycle with a practical design that shares the same dimension and attributes as the Hero HF Deluxe. Secondly, coming to its performance, it has a 97.2 cc engine, efficient enough to generate a peak power of 7.91 bhp at 8000 rpm and a maximum torque of 8.05 Nm at 5000 rpm, a 4-speed gearbox, and a fuel tank of 9.1 litres. Thirdly, its handling is super smooth supported by telescopic forks at the front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear with drum brake units on both ends. Lastly, you cannot ignore the additional safety and other features that HF 100 is equipped with like the i3 system, Xsens system, etc.

    To make it an even better offering, HF 100 comes with a standard 5-year warranty from Hero MotoCorp. To our readers, we recommend checking the apt price at their nearest Hero showroom.

    Final Verdict on Hero HF 100

    The Hero HF 100 is the most cost-efficient offering from the brand Hero MotoCorp. It is a junior version of HF Deluxe, housing the same features, dimensions, weight, and other attributes. It equips the Xsens technology of Hero and the i3 system, however, it is only available in a kick-start option.

    Talking about the specifics, we have discussed the same at great length in the preceding questions. Some other unique features that this bike is equipped with are an analogue speedometer and tachometer, fuel gauge, comfortable single-seat, pillion grabrail, analogue trip meter, pass light, and more.

    Hero MotoCorp has put in all the efforts to make the look and feel of HF 100 more premium and modern. With an extremely clean finish, our experts claim this bike to be one of the best 100 cc bikes currently available in India.

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    Hero HF 100 FAQs

  • Hero HF 100 ex-showroom price in New Delhi starts at Rs. 49,400. The Hero HF 100 on road price in New Delhi is Rs. 52,569 .

  • As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Hero HF 100 Petrol variant returns 70.00 Kmpl.

  • The price of HF 100 starts at Rs. 49,400 (ex showroom) and the CT 100"s price starts from Rs. 40,794 . Get detailed comparison between HF Dawn and CT 100 on the basis of specifications, mileage, price & others.