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
|Oil cooled, 4 Stroke 4 Valve Single cylinder OHC
|17.35 Nm @ 6500 rpm
|Number of Cylinders
|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
|Adventure Tourer Bikes, Off-Road Bikes
|Telescopic Front Forks (dia 37) with anti-friction bush
|Rectangular swingarm with mono-shock
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.
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Tyres and Brakes
|Front Tyre type
|Rear Tyre type
|Front Tyre size
|Rear Tyre size
|Engine Kill Switch
|Kick and Self Start
|Yes (Single Channel)
Hero Xpulse Rally Kit
If you want to get serious about riding off-road Hero will also sell you the Xpulse rally kit. That gets you knocking tires longer, travel suspension higher ground clearance, a flatter seat, wider footbeds, and handlebar risers. All of which promises to elevate the expert’s experience to another level.
As long as you’re keeping your expectations in check and are comfortable with cruising at 85 90 kmph. Rather than 100 110, the Hero Xpulse 200 4V 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.