HF Dawn is one of the finest 100 cc commuter bike of Hero MotoCorp in the Indian market. It is based on the base model of CD100 which was from the late 1980s. It has got the minimum features list and has a very low price tag. It can be easily purchased by the common consumers of the country as suggested by the tag line of the bike which is Public Ka Apna Transport.
This commuter bike is a very simple and basic looking bike with tale spherical headlamp dominating the front. In addition, it has in it a utility box, a under seat storage space for storing small things like a mobile phone, indicator of the side-stand, a hook and clear winkers. This bike has enough features to compete with the various other entry level bikes like Bajaj Platina.
HF Dawn has the capability to reach 60 kmph speed in an approx. time of 9 seconds and can run on a top speed of 90 kmph. It’s also a fuel efficient bike which can deliver 60 to 65 kmpl mileage in city and 65 to 70 kmpl on highway. To give better fuel economy, it comes with smooth multiplate wet clutch and top notch quality gears.
Talking about the engine of this bike, the bike is powered by a 97.2 cc air- cooled, single cylinder, four stroke, OHC engine which can churn out power of 7.8 Ps at 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 8.04 Nm at 4500 rpm. This is an ideal bike for daily commuting with a four speed constant mash gearbox. This bike is the best option for city roads.
The tubular double cradle frame type chassis help in making it a lightweight bike. It gives a nice and comfortable riding experience along with good riding posture through its wide seats. The front of the bike is equipped with telescopic hydraulic shock absorber and the rear is loaded with 2 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. Other features of the bike include, raised handlebars, sculpted engine tank and nice quality palm grips. The wheel base of HF Dawn is 1235 mm and ground clearance of 165 mm.
The overall performance of Hero HF Dawn is really very good along with basic, sophisticated and nice looks. This bike is available in different colors and variants which are- black with red stripes, black with purple stripes, silver color, red color and maroon color. This is a low priced bike with analogue console having just a speedometer, drum brakes on front and rear, wired wheels and single trip meter. This bike is very affordable and has a reasonable price Rs. 38,263 which can be afforded easily by any general person.
The bike is praised very well by all the customers, and is clearly evident from the fact that it is giving a very tough competition to its competitors in this range, and mostly is winning every battle that comes in its front by defeating each of its competitors by a very big margin. Hero is a leading brand name in the automobile sector. Hero is known for its economical bikes which have quite distinct features and stylish looks. This bike from Hero gave this company a steep boost. It is pertinent to mention about the Splendor series which can be still seen in many households. If you are seriously looking for a bike which can deliver you comfort, reliability and power all in one packet, then just go for it without a second thought. This bike will never fail you. It is made for you.