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Hero Impulse

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Key specs
  • Displacement149 cc
  • Transmission5 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight134 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 72,651

Hero Impulse is now discontinued in India.

Hero Impulse Summary

Impulse key highlights

Engine Capacity 149 cc
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 134 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 11.1 litres
Seat Height 835 mm
Max Power 13 bhp

About Impulse

Hero introduced the Impulse in late 2008 and it was the first affordable dual sport to be available in the Indian market. Oriented towards those who choose to take the path less trodden, the Hero Impulse from first glance looks to play the part. It gets a 90/90x19 52P MRF Zappers in the front and 110/90x17 60P rear tyre which is also an MRF Zapper. The upright seating position and high front mud guard all contribute to the butch appearance of the motorcycle.

It gets an analogue RPM and digital speedometer combination which is directly attached to the front cowl. Along with the usual bells and whistles, the digital section also contains the fuel gauge, trip metre and a clock for easy reference. Other standard features include electric start, front disc brake and rear swing arm with Nitrox mono suspension.

It is powered by an air cooled 149cc single cylinder mill that produces 13bhp and 13Nm of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheel via a chain drive and a five-speed sequential transmission. The Hero Impulse is currently a niche motorcycle in the Indian market.
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Hero Impulse mileage

As per ARAI, the average of Impulse is 55 kmpl.

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Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 13 bhp @ 7,500 rpm

    Max Torque 13.4 Nm @ 5,000 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 5 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard --

    Displacement 149 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore 57 mm

    Stroke 57 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 2

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition A.C - CDI with TCIS

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Clutch Multiplate wet

    Fuel Delivery System C.V with CCVI (Carburetor controlled with variable

    Fuel Tank Capacity 11.1 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 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 610.5 Km

    Mileage - ARAI 55 kmpl

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

    Top Speed 115 Kmph

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    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 --

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 240 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 90/100 x 10 – 53 J

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Radial Tyres No

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 110 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Wheel Type Spoke

    Front Wheel Size 10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size --

    Front Tyre Size 90/100 x 10 – 53 J

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers

    Rear Suspension Swing Arm with Mono Suspension with Nitrox

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 134 kg

    Overall Length 2,100 mm

    Overall Width 820 mm

    Wheelbase 1,360 mm

    Ground Clearance 245 mm

    Seat Height 835 mm

    Overall Height 1,160 mm

    Chassis Type Semi Double Cradle

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Features

Odometer --

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

GPS & Navigation --

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Analogue

Stand Alarm No

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator No

Low Battery Indicator No

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System--

Battery12 V - 4 Ah, MF Battery

Headlight TypeMulti-Reflector Type

Headlight Bulb Type12 V - 35 W / 35 W - Halogen Bulb

Brake/Tail Light12V-0.5W/4.1 LED Lamp

Turn Signal12 V - 10 W (Amber Bulb) x 4 nos (MFR)

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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Hero Impulse User Reviews

4.5 35 ratings 16 reviews
  • 3

    Visual Appeal

  • 4

    Reliability

  • 4

    Comfort

  • 3

    Service Experience

  • 4

    Value for Money

  • 5

    Performance

  • 3

    Maintenance cost

  • 4

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  •  5King of off road 4 months ago by Daniel Job, Thrissur

    Only one thing about hero impulse best ever bike I ride. Using this bike from 2012 till now 202. Not going to sell. That much I like the bike design, riding comfort main thing acceleration, Only one complaint lack of parts available now. If hero impulse launch again I w

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      55 kmpl

  •  5Adventurous rider 9 months ago by Pradeep, Cuttack

    Nice bike for the adventurous rider, its a superb bike for off-road driving with a comfortable ride and having a complete adventurous look with great mileage and look. But little more improvement requires like tubeless tyres etc and soon i am going for a new model but i

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

  •  5Love for hero impulse 1 year ago by Adithya, Kottayam

    The only one wonderful machine made by hero. I love to ride it on roads and of-course offroads. It's like a toy on offroading and on rural roads. The bike can fulfill your needs except on highways. That was hero's mistake. They didn't give the power it needs. On highway

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      40 kmpl

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  •  3Problem in rear shock mono shock 1 year ago by Dinesh

    I bought this bike three months ago, i am riding this bike daily. The main problem is in the mono shock. I did not find the bike comfortable while i ride in the rough road, i think rear mono shock is not working well, might be technical default. I took the bike in the s

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

  •  3Problem in rear shock mono shock 1 year ago by Dinesh

    Bike appearance is good, fuel tank is looking but the capacity is less, i think the main problem is in the rear shock mono is not good, should be heavy, if you ride in the rough road there is noise in the rear side, due to shock. It is good that there is abs in the fron

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      30 kmpl

  •  5My personal experience about impulses bike 2 years ago by Manoj Kumar Panigrahi, Bhubaneswar

    Beautiful bike. Comfortable riding maintenance nil i am riding this bike from last 9 years, 40000km running. Mileage 50 + change 1 spark plug, 2 clutch wire. I haven't change my battery. I use to change my bike every 5 year, but i don't want to change the impulse bike,

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      50 kmpl

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