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Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

Let’s see ‘Kisme kitna hai dum..!!’

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.- the Indian arm of Honda has recently launched the refreshed look of its very popular scooter Activa which is now known as Activa 3G. Undoubtedly, the segment of scooters is now gaining the momentum again, making it absolutely necessary for the two-wheeler manufacturers to revise their strategies accordingly. In this article we have compared the Activa 3G with its very close rivals i.e. TVS Jupiter and Hero Maestro exclusively for our readers.

Side-view
Top to Bottom: Activa 3G, Jupiter & Maestro

Engine comparison- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

Engine comparison
Engine comparison- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

The above chart depicts the engine capacities and performance figures of the engines of the three contestants. It is very clear that the capacities of all of them are around 109cc but to be specific Jupiter has the highest i.e. 109.7cc. In terms of performance figures, Hero Maestro has the maximum power and torque output of the three.



Fuel matters- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

Fuel-matters
Fuel matters- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

 In terms of the diet of the engine i.e. Petrol, mileage and fuel tank capacity are of the atmost importance. According to the claims of the respective manufacturers, Jupiter has the highest mileage of 62kmpl considering the fact that the fuel economy of Maestro has not been mentioned on the website of Hero. A quick look at the chart makes it clear that both Activa 3G and Hero Maestro have 5.3 Litre tanks while that of the Jupiter is only of 5 litre capacity.

Rear-view
Rear end styling

Kerb Weight- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

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Kerb Weight- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

Assessing the weight is one of the important considerations while selecting a two-wheeler. In this matter, the competition is critical in between Activa 3G and Jupiter as they differ only by a kg. Thus Jupiter is the lightest of the three weighing 107 kg.



Tyres and Suspension- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

Suspension
Suspension- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

Every scooter of these three is tuned to offer the best ride to passengers in most of the conditions. However, TVS Jupiter is the only scooter that has telescopic front suspension on offer. Telescopic suspension is believed to offer the best riding comfort compared to the regular linked suspension. Considering the rear suspension, all of them have relatively similar configurations as shown in the comparison chart.

Rims-&-Tyres
Tyres- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

Coming to the tyres, again it is observed that Jupiter has the most modern configuration i.e. alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. Activa 3G also has tubeless tyres but they are fitted on the steel rims.

Brakes- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

Brakes
Brakes- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

Eventhough, all the three scooters offer only drum brakes on both the wheels, Activa 3G and Maestro have an advantage over Jupiter as they offer Combined Braking System(CBS).

Price- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro:

Price
Price- Honda Activa 3G vs TVS Jupiter vs Hero Maestro

The most dominating criteria in any vehicle selection is obviously the price. We have compared the Ex-showroom Mumbai prices of these scooters which are mentioned on the websites of the respective manufacturers and it is observed that Jupiter is the least priced, very closely followed by Maestro.

Based on the above mentioned data, we have awarded 1st Rank to TVS Jupiter while Activa 3G and Maestro achieve 2nd and 3rd ranks respectively.

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