Hero MotoCorp recently launched all-new Pleasure Plus with several cosmetic upgrades, new features and a more powerful engine. With these changes, Pleasure Plus can turn up the heat on rivals such as Honda Activa 5G and TVS Jupiter. Here’s a quick comparison of these scooters to understand which one will be most appropriate for you. 2019 Hero Pleasure vs Honda Activa 5G vs TVS Jupiter.
Design and styling: 2019 Hero Pleasure looks a lot more attractive with its nifty headlamp design, eye-catchy front apron with unique bow-tie shaped silver plastic cladding, and redesigned side claddings with brushed silver accents.
Honda Activa 5G was updated in 2018 and it comes with LED headlamp, chrome accents, metallic muffler protector, and new colour options. TVS Jupiter also comes in a cute package and its top variant Grande offers stylish maroon-coloured seat with quilted pattern, Grande badging, chrome accents and body coloured grab handles.
Engine: New Hero Pleasure Plus comes with a 110 cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine, which replaces the 102 cc unit of the outgoing model. Power output is 8 bhp and 8.7 Nm of torque. In comparison, Honda Activa 5G is powered by a 109 cc engine that generates 8 bhp / 9 Nm. TVS Jupiter gets its power from a 109.7 cc engine that makes 8 bhp / 9 Nm. All three engines are mated to CVT transmission.
Suspension and brakes: New Pleasure Plus comes with spring-loaded suspension units at both ends while Honda Activa 5G utilizes spring loaded hydraulic type suspension units at front and rear. TVS Jupiter has telescopic fork at the front and monoshock preload-adjustable suspension system at the rear. All three scooters have drum brakes at both ends, but TVS Jupiter offers front disc brakes as an option.
Price: At Rs 47,300, new Hero Pleasure Plus 110 has a significant price advantage over its rivals. In terms of starting price, TVS Jupiter is second most affordable at Rs 52,645. Honda Activa 5G is priced at Rs 54,632.
Verdict – which one should you buy? New Hero Pleasure Plus 110 comes across as a viable option with its attractive looks, trendy colour options and feature-rich profile. It is also the most affordable among the three scooters. If you want to try something new and exciting, you can certainly go for Hero Pleasure Plus 110. Having said that, Honda Activa 5G and TVS Jupiter too have their unique specialities that could appeal to your heart and mind.