Hero Destini 125

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

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   1,816/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 19,959
Interest - 12.5 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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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 @ 7,000 rpm

About Destini 125

Hero Destini 125 is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹66,529 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹70,381 (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 Destini 125 has an automatic gearbox. Both rear and front brakes of Hero Destini 125 are drum brakes. 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.

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Destini 125 Specifications & Features


  • Destini 125 Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel TypePetrol

    Max Power9 bhp @ 7,000 rpm

    Maximum Torque10.4 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

    Emission StandardBS-VI

    Displacement124.6 cc




    Valves Per Cylinder--

    Compression Ratio--

    IgnitionElectronic Control Unit (ECU)

    Spark Plugs1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling SystemAir Cooled

    Transmission Automatic

    Transmission TypeV-Matic

    ClutchDry, Centrifugal

    Fuel Delivery SystemFuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity5 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity1.8 litres

    Riding Range--

    Mileage - ARAI--

    Mileage - Owner Reported--

    Top Speed--

  • Destini 125 Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake TypeDrum

    Front Brake Size130 mm

    Rear Brake TypeDrum

    Rear Brake Size130 mm

    Calliper Type--

    Front Wheel Size10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size10 inch

    Front Tyre Size90/100 - 10

    Rear Tyre Size90/100 - 10

    Tyre TypeTubeless

    Radial TyresNo

    Wheel Type--

    Front SuspensionTelescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorber

    Rear SuspensionUnit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper

  • Destini 125 Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight114 kg

    Overall Length1,809 mm

    Overall Width729 mm

    Overall Height1,154 mm

    Wheelbase1,245 mm

    Ground Clearance155 mm

    Seat Height778 mm

    Chassis TypeHigh Rigidity Under Bone Type


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking 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 --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

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

Low Battery Indicator No

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

Additional features--

Hero Destini 125 Price

Destini 125 LX - BS VI 66,529 Avg. Ex-showroom price Drum Brakes,
Destini 125 VX - BS VI 70,381 Avg. Ex-showroom price Drum Brakes,

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Hero Destini 125 User Reviews

4.2 (147 ratings) 52 reviews
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  • 3

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  •  5Become a hero 2 months ago by Abhishek, Kollam

    I like to ride this bike, that is my ambition.It is very experienced and i love to ride this every day. This bike help me a lot in my daily work. And another thing saying about service and maintenance is extremely good, helps a customer to satisfy. Thanks hero became me

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    • Ridden for

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    • Got mileage of

      65 kmpl

  •  5My review 2 months ago by Suchet, Gurgaon

    Buying is hassle free, riding is superb, looks and performance are excellent. Maintenance is very less. Overall very good experience of owning this bike.

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    • Used it for

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    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

  •  5Best 2 months ago by Medha, Hyderabad

    This is very nice scooty for college girls... I had chosen the best.... Good mileage and good performance good place of fuel tank.... Nice friction free scooty......Colour i have chosen is maroon.... It's best color as per my choice.... Vx model is better than lx... It'

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    • Used it for

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    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      45 kmpl

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