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Hero HF Deluxe i3s

Hero HF Deluxe i3s

69,152
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Hero HF Deluxe i3s Overview

Engine Capacity-icon

Engine Capacity

97.2 CC

Mileage-icon

Mileage

88.5 KM/L

Fuel Tank Capacity-icon

Fuel Tank Capacity

9.6 L

Gears-icon

Gears

4 Speed

What's New?

There is no doubt that Hero has been ruling the automobile industry for quite a few years no. They had introduced one of the highest selling bikes, the Hero Honda Splendour, in collaboration with Honda, which marked their growth in the industry. Since then, there has been no stopping them. Although there was a recent fall out with their partner, Honda, that has not stopped them from coming out with new and innovative bikes, making them one of the most reliable companies in the market. Recently, they have launched the Hero HF Deluxe i3s, which is undoubtedly their answer to the regular market. Every Hero fan was asking for a bike that is not only fuel-efficient but also powerful and helps them go through an entire day without hurting their pockets, and Hero has answered.

The Hero HF Deluxe i3s has a 97.2 CC engine that can offer a maximum power of 7.91 BHP @ 8000 RPM and a peak torque of 8.05 Nm @ 5000 rpm. These numbers are quite impressive. Along with that, the bike introduces Advanced Programmed Fuel injection in budget models for the first time. Installed with BS-VI compliance, this bike truly lives up to its name and is a solid buy. If you are planning on buying it or just want to know more about its specifications and features, this review is ideal for you. Keep reading to learn why you should not miss out on the Hero HF Deluxe i3.

Specifications & Features

Explore an in-depth overview of the Hero HF Deluxe i3s specifications and features, offering comprehensive details on its engine, fuel efficiency, mileage, brakes, max power, and tyre. Additionally, gain insights into the bike's advanced safety features.

Engine CC

97.2 CC

Fuel

Petrol

Mileage

88.5 KM/L

Brakes

Drum/Drum

Max Torque

8.05 Nm

Max Power

7.91 bhp

Tyre

2.75 x 18 - 4 PR / 42 P/ 2.75 x 18 - 6 PR / 48 P

  • c&b iconI3S Technology
  • c&b iconEngine Kill Switch
  • c&b iconFuel Gauge

Hero HF Deluxe i3s Expert Review

8.5
c&b expert Rating
design
8.0
safety
8.0
comfort
8.0
performance
8.0
significance
9.0
value for money
9.0
fuel consumption
9.0

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Pros

  • Price is low
  • Manufacturer is reliable
  • Easily available parts
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Cons

  • It looks a bit outdated
  • It does not come with the necessary safety features
  • It can be troublesome on bumpy roads
Verdict

One of the most cost effective products from Hero MotoCorp, the Hero HF Deluxe features a robust design that is liked by all, while offering a comfortable stance that helps commuting less stressful. It's designed for frugal running costs, as well as a low price point. But the lack of modern features and the noisy engine are its major flaws apart from the absence of disc brakes which is now standard on most products in this segment.


Introduction

One of the most affordable Hero MotoCorp products, HF Deluxe i3s is available at 59,800, with one petrol variant, Self-Start BS VI. The bike features 5 attractive single tone dual tone colour options: Techno Blue, Purple with Black, Heavy Grey with Black, Green with Heavy Grey, Black with Red. The popularity of the bike lies in the fact that it is low-priced, with reliable manufacturers, and parts are easily available. 

How is the design? 

Coming to the designs, it is not expected that Hero would disappoint its customers. That said, there is not a lot to expect from this motorbike, which appears to be quite basic, featuring a regular tail-light and a big lamp headlight. Besides this, HF Deluxe i3s features four attractive dual tone colours and one single tone colour. The graphics and body work on the motorbike comes with a new and sporty look, and it is mated with a pair of 5-spoke silver alloy wheels along with tubeless tyres. Overall, in terms of design, the HF Deluxe i3s looks a bit outdated. However, anyone looking for a bike that apparently looks nice, but certainly not out of this ordinary, the HF Deluxe i3s will suit their requirements. 

How is the performance?

Powered by a two-valves, single cylinder, air-cooled 97.2cc engine, the HF Deluxe i3s is expected to deliver an impressive on-road performance, probably the best in its segment. The engine has the capacity to churn out a maximum power of 8.2BHP at 8,000rpm, and a peak torque of 8.05Nm at 5000rpm. Apart from that, the air-cooled engine of the HF Deluxe i3s is sufficient even for long rides. At this price, it would be unfair to expect anything more than this. Another interesting feature that boosts the performance of the bike is Advanced Programmed Fuel Injection, and this is the first time this feature is integrated in a budget model. Installed with a BS-VI compliance, it is expected that HF Deluxe i3s would truly live up to its name. Thus, the HF Deluxe i3s is still considered a fuel-efficient motorbike with a mileage of up to 88.5Km/L. 

How does the HF Deluxe i3s ride? 

Overall, the ride quality of the HF Deluxe i3s is quite impressive keeping in mind that it is coming from a trusted and reliable manufacturer like Hero. Even though there could have been an improvement with the sitting posture of the rider, the seat quality may live up to the expectation, and make up for it. The seat on the bike is very well-padded and it has ample space to fit two adult riders comfortably. Besides, the HF Deluxe i3s also features a stiff suspension, which is especially designed for Indian roads, ensuring comfort to the riders even when they go for long rides. Not only that, the motorbike is believed to be apt for bumpy roads and it has the capacity to absorb shocks effectively. Overall, the ride quality of the HF Deluxe i3s is not so much of a disappointment, but it still does not come with any exceptional features. 

How comfortable is the HF Deluxe i3s? 

There is no denying the fact that the HF Deluxe i3s is exceptional when it comes to comfort. The bike is especially designed for city commuting, and therefore, provides ample comfort, even for long rides. The motorbike features drum brakes on both the rear and the front, and this ensures a high level of comfort to the rider. Now coming to the seat, the single seat on the bike is even, long and wide enough to fit two full sized adults comfortably. Furthermore, the bike provides an upright sitting posture, which is particularly important for riders using this bike for daily commuting. The seats are well-cushioned to offer an extra comfort to the riders, even when they go out for a long ride. The motorbike has been engineered to perfection to provide the necessary balance and agility. Even the fuel tank is designed in a manner so that there is more room, and that too without having to compromise on look and quality. 

How's the tech? 

At this price, there is not much to expect from the HF Deluxe i3s, rather than a few basic features including:

  • Analogue Speedometer
  • Fuel Gauge
  • Engine-Kill Switch
  • I3S Technology

Tech features is yet another aspect lacking in the Hero HF Deluxe i3s, and at this price, the manufacturer needed to cut short in various technological advancements. However, it certainly features a few things that riders expect from a daily-user bike, and the idle start/stop system is one such feature. It allows the riders to save fuel when idling for a while, The engine of the bike turns off automatically, when the bike is standing idle in neutral for a while. 

How's the mileage of the HF Deluxe i3s?   

The bike has the capacity to return a mileage of up to 88.5Km/L, which is believed to be both efficient and powerful, despite having a kerb weight of 112 Kgs. 

Is the HF Deluxe i3s good value for money?

At its price, the HF Deluxe i3s comes with all the necessary features and impressive looks. Even though it is not extraordinary in terms of performance, it is still a budget vehicle that does the job. Especially designed for Indian roads, the bike is not only ideal for daily commuting, but also for long rides. So basically, it is value for money.  

How is the after sales service? 

Hero offers 4 free services for its HF Deluxe i3s. The first free service is offered after 1 month, or 500 Km, whichever is earlier, while the second is offered after 5 months or 3000 Km, whichever is earlier. The 3rd free service is offered after 9 months or 6000 Km, whichever is earlier and the 4th free service is offered after 12 months or 9000 Km, whichever is earlier. 

Which motorbikes compete in this segment? 

The other motorbikes competing in this segment include Hero Splendor Plus, Bajaj Platina 100, TVS Radeon, Honda CD 110 and so on. 

Verdict (Value for money)

The bike definitely has much to offer. While delivering an overall impressive performance, the HF Deluxe i3s comes with comfort and is ideal for daily commuting as well as long rides, and definitely is a value for money. 

Hero HF Deluxe i3s Price List (Variant Wise)

Hero HF Deluxe i3s price starting from 69,152. Hero offers HF Deluxe i3s in 1 variants.

Variants

Ex-Showroom Price

HF Deluxe i3s Self Start BS VI
Starts at
₹ 69,152
Petrol, 88.5 KM/L, 97.2 CC

Hero HF Deluxe i3s EMI Calculator

Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 69,152

Loan Amount

69,152

6915

69152

Duration (3 years)

3 years

EMI ₹ 2,280
For 3 Year @11.5%* Interest Rate

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Hero HF Deluxe i3s On-Road Price In India

Explore Hero HF Deluxe i3s pricing in India's major cities. Hero HF Deluxe i3s price starts from 69,152.

CityOn-Road Price
New Delhi₹ 73,410
Mumbai₹ 75,484
Bangalore₹ 78,942
Hyderabad₹ 76,867
Chennai₹ 76,176
Kolkata₹ 73,769
Pune₹ 75,484
Mysore₹ 78,931
Chandigarh₹ 72,707
Ahmedabad₹ 74,793
Lucknow₹ 75,473
Allahabad₹ 75,473
Agra₹ 75,473
Jaipur₹ 73,399
Nagpur₹ 75,473
Bhubaneswar₹ 74,090

Hero HF Deluxe i3s Mileage

88.50
KM/L
91 %
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Hero HF Deluxe i3s Colours

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Hero HF Deluxe i3s is available in 5 different colors namely Techno Blue, Black with Purple, Heavy Grey with Black, Heavy Grey with Green & Black with Red.

User Reviews on Hero HF Deluxe i3s

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Quick Compare With Hero HF Deluxe i3s Competitors

Hero HF Deluxe i3s
Hero HF Deluxe i3s
Hero Splendor Plus
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Bajaj Pulsar NS 125
Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 69,152₹ 69,380 - 72,900 ₹ 52,915 - 63,578 ₹ 93,818
C&B Expert Rating
8.5
8.4
7.9
8
Engine CC
97.2 CC97.2 CC102.0 CC124.4 CC
Gears
4 Gears4 Gears4 Gears5 Gears
Mileage
88.5 KM/L70.00 Km/L96.90 Km/L55.00 Km/L
Max Torque
8.05 bhp8.05 Nm8.30 Nm11.00 Nm
Max Power
7.91 Nm7.91 bhp7.70 bhp11.82 bhp
Brakes
Drum/DrumDrum,Internal expanding shoe type (Front) / Drum,Internal expanding shoe type (Rear)Drum (Front) / Drum (Rear)Disc (Front) / Drum (Rear)
Fuel Tank Capacity
9.6 L11.0 L11.0 L12.0 L
Colour Count
51144
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Hero HF Deluxe i3s FAQs

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  • The seat of the Hero HF Deluxe i3s is designed to offer maximum comfort, even during long rides. The seat is wide and well-cushioned, which helps to reduce pressure points and minimize fatigue. Additionally, the seat features a contoured shape that conforms to the rider's body, providing additional support and comfort.
  • The HF Deluxe i3s offers a comfortable riding position for riders of all heights. The bike features a low seat height and a well-positioned handlebar, which allows riders to sit in an upright and relaxed position. This position reduces strain on the rider's back and shoulders, allowing for longer rides without discomfort.
  • The suspension system of the HF Deluxe i3s is designed to absorb shocks and vibrations on rough roads, providing a smooth and comfortable ride. The bike features telescopic front forks and dual shock absorbers in the rear, which work together to provide excellent shock absorption and stability.
  • i3s Technology: The i3s technology in the Hero HF Deluxe i3s stands for "idle stop-start system." It is an automatic system that shuts off the engine when the vehicle is idle for more than a few seconds, and it restarts the engine when the clutch is engaged. The system helps to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, and it can be manually turned off if the rider prefers to keep the engine running at idle.
  • Engine: The Hero HF Deluxe i3s is powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke engine with a displacement of 97.2cc. The engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 7.91 PS at 8,000 rpm and a peak torque of 8.05 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a four-speed gearbox with a wet multi-plate clutch.
  • Power Output: The Hero HF Deluxe i3s engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 7.91 PS at 8,000 rpm. The power delivery is smooth and linear, and the bike can accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in just over 9 seconds. The bike's engine is designed to offer good low-end torque, making it suitable for city riding.
  • Fuel Consumption: The Hero HF Deluxe i3s is highly efficient in terms of fuel consumption. The bike's engine is designed to offer good fuel economy, and the i3s technology further improves fuel efficiency by automatically shutting off the engine when the vehicle is idle. The bike can achieve a mileage of up to 70 km/l, making it one of the most fuel-efficient bikes in its class.