The commuter bike segment in India is one of the most popular and highest-selling segment. Majority of people living in cities and towns prefer this segment due to its adequate performance and pocket-friendly nature. Both the Splendor and Passion have become common names for Indians over the years. Find out below Hero Splendor Plus vs. Hero Passion Pro.

Why people love the Hero Splendor?

Price and Engine


To keep the prices competitive, we will compare the top variant of the Hero Splendor Plus with the base variant of the Hero Passion Pro. More about Hero Splendor Plus vs. Hero Passion Pro below.

NameHero Splendor PlusHero Passion Pro
Price (ex-showroom)Rs.64,470Rs.66,500
Max. Power8.13bhp/8000rpm9.27bhp/7500rpm
Max. Torque8.05Nm/8000rpm9.89Nm/5000rpm

Hero Passion Pro 2


NameHero Splendor PlusHero Passion Pro
Fuel Tank Capacity9.8-litre10-litre
Ground clearance165mm180mm
Kerb Weight112kg117kg

Hero Splendor Plus BS6

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Hero Splendor PlusHero Passion Pro
Sturdy Build QualityMore affordable than Splendor iSmart
Bulletproof powertrainAuto Sail is a blessing in heavy traffic
Great fuel efficiencyStriking Colours and Graphics
Simplistic design for eldersModern design for younger riders



Hero Splendor PlusHero Passion Pro
Quite expensive in BS6 avatarWeight is on the heavier side
Lacks PerformanceCan handle more performance
Old-school looksRe-sale value less than Splendor
Lack of height

To put all the above things together, we would like to say that buying the passion pro makes sense if you are an urban buyer. The bike has more modern lines and looks better than the Splendor plus. But if your riding is on broken roads and you don’t want a bike that will blend in the crowd the splendour makes for an ideal deal. Also for modification projects the Hero Splendour provides a much cheaper platform that is reliable.

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