Hero Honda CD Dawn [Discontinued]

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Hero Honda CD Dawn Review

  • Overview

    Hero Honda has launched a commuter bike, Hero Honda CD Dawn, in India to compete with Bajaj and TVS who have low priced entry-level bikes in India. This entry-level bike is loaded with reliable Hero Honda technology that proves itself on Indian roads. However, the Hero Honda CD Dawn could be as popular as its Hero Honda Splendor but fills the gap of lower-priced Hero Honda bike in India. Recently the company launched refreshed edition of the bike with new features.

    The Hero Honda CD Dawn comes loaded with a 97.2cc engine that is air cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder, OHC. The new improved powertrain produces a top power of 7.7 bhp at 7,500 rpm and generates a peak torque of 7.55 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The Hero Honda CD Dawn uses a 4 speed gearbox which follows all down gear shifting pattern. It has got CDI ignition and handle lock instead of ignition lock. The starting pattern is kick start only.

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    Hero Honda has launched a commuter bike, Hero Honda CD Dawn, in India to compete with Bajaj and TVS who have low priced entry-level bikes in India. This entry-level bike is loaded with reliable Hero Honda technology that proves itself on Indian roads. However, the Hero Honda CD Dawn could be as popular as its Hero Honda Splendor but fills the gap of lower-priced Hero Honda bike in India. Recently the company launched refreshed edition of the bike with new features.

    The Hero Honda CD Dawn comes loaded with a 97.2cc engine that is air cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder, OHC. The new improved powertrain produces a top power of 7.7 bhp at 7,500 rpm and generates a peak torque of 7.55 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The Hero Honda CD Dawn uses a 4 speed gearbox which follows all down gear shifting pattern. It has got CDI ignition and handle lock instead of ignition lock. The starting pattern is kick start only.

    The Hero Honda CD Dawn has been equipped with standard brakes and suspension. The rear suspension of the bike is swing arm type and two step adjustable. Apart from these, the Hero Honda CD Dawn has got standard tyres and multi-spoke wheels. The seat of the commuter bike is flat and long added with rear grab rail cum goods carrier.

    The Hero Honda CD Dawn has very simple and gentle appearance. But now it has been provided with eye-catching graphics, new side cover, utility box, and saree guard. It has got round multi-reflector head light and body color front fender. The Hero Honda CD Dawn comes with padlock facility for theft security. The company is offering 2 year/30,000 kms warranty period and plus 6 free services up to 1 year.

  • Design

    The dimension of the bike comprises of the overall length of 1965 mm. The width of the bike is 720 mm and its height is 1045 mm. The wheelbase of the Hero Honda CD Dawn is 1235mm and its ground clearance is 165 mm. The saddle height is 805 mm and the kerb weight of the Hero Honda CD Dawn is 109 kg with a fuel tank capacity of 10.5 litres and a reserve of 1.8 litres.

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    The rim size of the Hero Honda CD Dawn for both the front and rear wheels are 18 x 1.6. The broad look of the wheels makes the appearance very sporty and robust and leaves an unmatched impression in the heart and soul of the bike lovers. The front tyre size of the Hero Honda CD Dawn is of 2.75 x 18 – 4 PR / 42 P and the rear tyre specification is 2.75 x 18 – 6 PR / 48P. The big sized tyres of the Hero Honda CD Dawn ensure proper controlling of the bike in the event of off-roading and also minimize the risk of skidding in slippery and watery surfaces.

    The Hero Honda CD Dawn falls in commuter segment and decorated like other entry-level bikes in India. The looks of the bike improved due to new changes made to it that include new graphics, new forks, new instrument panel etc.

    Let's have a look at the front view of the Hero Honda CD Dawn. The round shaped front view with multi-reflector headlamp ensures clear vision at dark. The front mud-guard comes in body color. Front turn indicators are in the regular shape and located at the same position. The Hero Honda CD Dawn has got new design instrument panel which is comprised of two round shape pods. The panel has indicators showing speed, fuel status, turn indicators, low and high beam etc.

    The fuel tank of the Hero Honda CD Dawn has new style graphics in stripes. Honestly, these new graphics enhance the look of the entry-level bike. The seat of the Hero Honda CD Dawn is flat and longer while the seating position is up straight. This seating posture proves comfortable for city and high way riding. Foot pegs and footrest are also come as standard fitment. The passenger can also use rear grab rail for safety. The grab rail comes with attached goods carrier to which you can tie your bag like articles.

    Rear view of the Hero Honda CD Dawn feels good with bold tail light and rear cowl. New changes also include swing arm type two step-adjustable rear fork that has body colour at upper arm. A padlock is also provided in the Hero Honda CD Dawn for theft security. The silencer of the bike is also upgraded for better looks.

    . The extra wide and large seat of the Hero Honda CD Dawn provides greater comfort and pleasurable journey to both the rider and the pillion. The Hero Honda CD Dawn is endowed with many comfort features to attract the bike riders. The comfortable foot rests and the comfortable foot pegs also offer a very smooth long distance journey. The larger wheelbase of the Hero Honda CD Dawn also gives proper controlling and safe journey.

  • Engine & Performance

    The cheapest entry-level bike from Hero Honda, Hero Honda CD Dawn , is powered by an air cooled, single cylinder, 4 stroke, OHC engine which is loaded with 97.2cc engine. This compact engine generates a maximum power of 7.7 bhp at 7,500 rpm and delivers a top torque of 7.55 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The Hero Honda CD Dawn houses a 4 speed gearbox and kick start facility. The entry-level bikes are bought for fuel efficiency and low-price and Hero Honda makes it sure to this bike also. The fuel economy of the bike is 75 kmpl due to its light weight that comes from thin tyres, lower wheelbase and body weight. The Hero Honda CD Dawn sports a 10.5 litres of fuel tank and a 1.8 litre of reserve.

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    The Hero Honda CD Dawn has been equipped with new engine that is comprised of air cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder, OHC. The engine is having 97.2cc of displacement. This powerful and fuel efficient engine develops a peak power of 7.7 bhp at 7,500 rpm and churns out a top torque of 7.55 Nm at 6,000 rpm. With the active support of four speed gearbox, the Hero Honda CD Dawn ensures nimble acceleration and pick-up. But it starts vibrating over the speed of 60 kmph. Hard braking is not possible at this speed too. The reasons behind it are thinner tyres and lower wheelbase.

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    The powerful engine with the displacement of 97.2 cc is bestowed in Hero Honda CD Dawn. The engine is packed with 4 Speed Constant Mesh gearbox which offers smooth and swifter shifting of gears. The powerful engine is extraordinary when talking about power and torque. The 4 stroke engine of Hero Honda CD Dawn is very impressive and a dynamic performer. The engine is also very economical on roads. The bike delivers an impressive power of 7.8 PS at 7500 rpm and a beating torque of 8.04 Nm at 4500 rpm. The single cylinder 4 stroke engine is endowed with air cooling technology and OHC valve configuration for greater performance.

  • Braking & Handling

    The powerful braking system present in the Hero Honda CD Dawn has increased the handling and controlling of the bike. The 130 mm internal expanding shoe type non asbestos type brake at the front wheel and the 110 mm internal expanding shoe type non asbestos type brake at the rear control the bike when moving in the high speed and also helps in decelerating the bike instantly. The advanced suspension used in the Hero Honda CD Dawn also offers safe ride to both the rider and the pillion.

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    The front suspension of Hero Honda CD Dawn is telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers and the rear suspension is of swing-arm type with 2 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. The suspension system available in the Hero Honda CD Dawn is very advanced and provides greater control and stability to the bike. No other bike in the class comes with adjustable suspension so far.

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  • Pros

    Amazing mileage and Good for family cool bike.

  • Cons

    Extra features can be added and changes in look may be welcomed.

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