The new Hero Xpulse 200 4V gets –
- New colors,
- A larger oil cooler,
- Two extra valves,
- 1 ps and about 1 Nm more,
That sums up the changes that the hero gave the Xpulse 200 4v. But what does that result in?
Hero Xpulse 200 4V specification
|Engine type||Oil cooled, 4 Stroke 4 Valve Single cylinder OHC|
|Max Power||19.1 PS|
|Max Torque||17.35 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|Number of Cylinders||1|
|Fuel System||Fuel Injection|
|Number of Gears||5 Speed Gearbox|
The main change arrives in the engine as it now manages to put out 19.1 ps and 17.35 Nm in its four-valve. After the Hero has also tweaked the gear ratios and provided a larger 45-tooth rear sprocket. The final drive goes up by the 17th. The combination of these changes has resulted in the Xpulse feeling a lot livelier.
The improvements in combustion and the wider torque band. This results in a better city fuel efficiency score that’s quite commendable. considering the extra performance on tap yet its highway score hasn’t improved.
Dimensions and Suspensions
|Body type||Adventure Tourer Bikes, Off-Road Bikes|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Front Forks (dia 37) with anti-friction bush|
|Rear Suspension||Rectangular swingarm with mono-shock|
|Ground Clearance||220 mm|
|Seat Height||825 mm|
|Kerb weight||158 kg|
|Fuel Tank||13 L|
The Hero Xpulse 200 4V performs better in off-roading because of the new suspension. It gets a softer initial stroke. And while experienced riders would have preferred the firm suspension tune.
For most buyers, this suppleness would allow them to stay grounded. And inspire great confidence when riding over terrains.
with this change in suspension tune, the need for the rally kid for the experienced riders becomes even more obvious as that would allow them to fine-tune the ride.
Tyres and Brakes
|Front Tyre type||Tubeless|
|Rear Tyre type||Tubeless|
|Front Tyre size||90/91-21M/C|
|Rear Tyre size||120/80-18M/C|
|Head Light||LED headlight|
|Engine Kill Switch||Yes|
|Electric Start||Kick and Self Start|
|ABS Light||Yes (Single Channel)|
As long as you’re keeping your expectations in check and are comfortable with cruising at 85 90 kmph. Rather than 100 110, the x-pulse should do the job for you.
Considering what it’s set out to do. Hero has delivered a greater Xpulse one that newer riders will appreciate highly. It has become a better all-rounder for handling, commuting, touring, and off-roading duties.
Far better than before and since you are paying just 5000 rupees more than the outgoing model. Money is well spent. ₹ 1,32,420 Avg. Ex-showroom price
But if you are expecting it to be a do-it-all motorcycle well it still isn’t and that’s okay.