Hero Destini 125

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Key specs
  • Displacement124.6 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)9 bhp
  • Kerb Weight114 kg

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Hero Destini 125 Summary

Destini 125 key highlights

Displacement 124.6 cc
Kerb Weight 114 kg
  • Chestnut Bronze
  • Nobel Red
  • Pearl Silver White
  • Panther Black
  • Matt Grey Silver
  • Candy Blazing Red
Max Power 9 bhp

About Destini 125

Hero Destini 125 is a scooter available in 2 variants in India. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹67,644 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹71,466 (ex-showroom). Hero Destini 125 generates 9 bhp of power and 10.4 nm of torque from its 124.6cc engine. Single cylinder engine of Hero Destini 125 has an automatic gearbox. With both front and rear drum brakes, Hero Destini 125 comes up with combined braking system of both wheels. This 114 kg scooter is available in 6 colours.

The Destini 125 marks Hero's entry into the premium 125cc scooter segment. It borrows styling cues from its younger sibling, the Duet 110 with its masculine bodywork along with sharp lines throughout. It is offered in two variants- LX and VX.

The Destini 125 gets a handlebar mounted headlamp with LED guide lamps and turn indicators positioned on its front apron. Both variants also get an external fuel filler cap and the i3S system which helps in conserving fuel. It gets an analogue speedometer with a small digital unit that displays trip meter, odometer, and fuel level as standard.

The Destini 125 is powered by a 124cc engine that puts out 8.7bhp and 10.2Nm of torque. This unit is mated to a CVT gearbox. Braking is handled by drum brakes on both ends with a combined braking system (CBS) as standard. Meanwhile, suspension duties are taken care of by telescopic front forks and a linked monoshock at the rear.

Hero is offering the Destini 125 in three colour schemes- white, red, black, maroon and matte grey. The scooter faces direct competition from the Suzuki Access 125 and Activa 125 in the country.
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Hero Destini 125 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Has good fuel efficiency
    • Offers comfortable riding position
    • Has good service reach
  • Could be Better

    • Brakes could offer better feel
    • Has vibrations between 30kmph and 50kmph
    • Quality of components could be better

BikeWale's Take

The Destini 125 offers a plush seat, good low-speed stability along with decent performance and storage space. However, it could do better with a slightly more advanced braking setup and better ride quality.

Hero Destini 125 Price

Destini 125 LX - BS VI 67,644 Avg. Ex-showroom price Drum Brakes,
Destini 125 VX - BS VI 71,466 Avg. Ex-showroom price Drum Brakes,

Hero Destini 125 mileage

As reported by Destini 125 owners, the real mileage of Hero Destini 125 is 40 kmpl.

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Destini 125 Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 9 bhp @ 7,000 rpm

    Max Torque 10.4 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission Automatic

    Transmission Type V-Matic

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 124.6 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore --

    Stroke --

    Valves Per Cylinder --

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Clutch Dry, Centrifugal

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 5 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.8 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge 190 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 38 kmpl

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Drum

    Front Brake Size 130 mm

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Front Tyre Size 90/100 - 10

    Rear Tyre Size 90/100 - 10

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Size 130 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 10 inch

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type --

    Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Rear Suspension Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 114 kg

    Overall Length 1,809 mm

    Overall Width 729 mm

    Wheelbase 1,245 mm

    Ground Clearance 155 mm

    Seat Height 778 mm

    Overall Height 1,154 mm

    Chassis Type High Rigidity Under Bone Type

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Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) No

Mobile App Connectivity No

Low Battery IndicatorNo

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation No

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated IBS

USB charging port Yes

Front storage box No

Under seat storage Yes

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 1

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator No

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageNo

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System12V

Battery12 V - 4 Ah ETZ5 (MF Battery)

Headlight TypeHalogen

Headlight Bulb Type12 V - 35 W/35 W

Brake/Tail Light12V - 5/21W (Multi Reflector Type)

Turn Signal12V - 10W x 4 nos (MFR - Clear Lens - Amber Bulb)

Pass LightYes

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Hero Destini 125 User Reviews

4.6 (416 ratings) 71 reviews
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  •  1Very bad in mileage 1 month ago by Mayank Vora, Kolkata

    Buying experience is okay as they mislead you by saying that it gives mileage of 50 ,which is totally wrong. Riding experience is bad. It gives mileage between 37 to 39 which is too low. And it vibrates a lot and when we exceeds speed from 40 to 60 it sounds also very l

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      37 kmpl

  •  2Very disappointed with the service and will not recommend this bi 1 month ago by Baljinder Singh, Derra Bassi

    1.When i bought the bike it was working well.2. The riding experience wasn't good as the front wheel started touching the body after a few months. I faced an issues with the electrical wiring and self started automatically.3. The looks and performance was good.4. The se

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      44 kmpl

  •  1Worst experience 2 months ago by Anupam, Lucknow

    High maintenance scooter.Needs engine oil every month.Used this scooter for 12000 kms Heating problems Changed head light bulb four times.Finally while writing my experience bike is in service center as engine lost compression.Full plastic body even a slight bump will b

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      44 kmpl

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