2023 Hero Maestro Edge – Know what Hero MotoCorp’s best-selling scooter has to offer
Article by Drivio | 16th Feb 23
While the Hero Maestro Edge with its 110cc powertrain remained a top-seller for Hero MotoCorp, the new Maestro Edge 125 with its bigger engine and more features is definitely the more lucrative option.
- Hero Maestro Edge is available in two versions – 110cc and 125cc.
- Both the versions of Hero Maestro Edge are differentiated in terms of engine and a few color options, with the 125cc version getting a few additional features.
- The 110cc and 125cc versions of Hero Maestro Edge have the same suspension, types and brakes.
One of the first-ever products self-developed by Hero MotoCorp after the much-talked ‘Hero Honda’ split, the Maestro Edge has been one highly successful model for the world’s largest two-wheeler market. The Hero Maestro Edge, with its newly-developed 110cc engine, youthful design and affordable pricing, became one of the main volume churners for Hero MotoCorp.
However, Hero MotoCorp expanded the line-up of the Maestro Edge by adding a 125cc version of the same. With a more powerful engine, jazzier color options and more modern features, the Hero Maestro Edge 125 arrived as a more desirable alternative for younger buyers. Here, we take a detailed look at both Maestro Edge 110 and Maestro Edge 125 and check what things them two well-distinguished scooters.
2023 Hero Maestro Edge: Design & Features
Both versions of Hero Maestro Edge 110 come with the same sharp-looking design language, with the design of the handlebar cowl and headlamp and color combinations being the major differentiators. Both the scooters come with a rakish looking front apron with integrated sleek triangular turn indicators and a gloss black central garnish, which houses triangular daytime running LED.
While the Maestro Edge 110 comes with a bulky-looking handlebar cowl with a large halogen headlamp, the Maestro Edge 125 has a sleeker and more aggressive-looking compact housing for the LED projector headlamps.
The 110cc and 125cc versions of the Hero Maestro Edge have sharp-looking side body panels, split housings for the LED tail lamp, alloy pillion grab rail and external fuel filler. While the lower-spec variants get black alloy wheels, the higher-spec variants come armed with diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Also, while the Maestro Edge 110 has a part-digital instrument console with an analogue speedometer and an LCD panel for other information, the Maestro Edge 125 has a more modern fully-digital instrument console.
In addition, the Hero Maestro Edge 125 also gets Bluetooth connectivity and Hero Connect telematics system, which supports features like tow away alert, topple alert, driving score, geofence alert, Hero locate, trip analysis, vehicle start alert, speed alert and live tracking.
2023 Hero Maestro Edge: Engine & Specs
Both versions of the Hero Maestro Edge are well-differentiated in terms of performance. The 110.9cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine of the Hero Maestro Edge 110 produces 8.15 bhp of maximum power and 8.7 Nm of peak torque output, which makes it the most powerful 110cc scooter in the Indian two-wheeler market. Also, with a maximum power output of 9 bhp and maximum torque output of 10.4 Nm, the 124.6cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine of the Hero Maestro Edge 125 is notably more powerful on the go.
|Specifications||Hero Maestro Edge 110||Hero Maestro Edge 125|
|Engine||Four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected, 110.9cc||Four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected, 124.6cc|
|Maximum power||8.15 bhp @ 7,250 rpm||9 bhp @ 7,000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||8.7 Nm @ 5,750 rpm||10.4 Nm @ 5,500 rpm|
2023 Hero Maestro Edge: Chassis
While the 110cc and 125cc versions of the Hero Maestro Edge have different powertrains, they are the same machines under the skin. Sharing the same tubular steel frame, both Maestro Edge 110 and Maestro Edge 125 come armed with a suspension combination of telescopic hydraulic forks and unit swing with a spring-loaded hydraulic damper at the rear. Riding on 90/90-12 front and 90/100-10 rear types, both the scooters are equipped with the options of 190mm disc and 130mm drum for the front brake and a standard 130mm rear drum brake.
|Specifications||Hero Maestro Edge 110||Hero Maestro Edge 125|
|Front suspension||Telescopic hydraulic forks||Telescopic hydraulic forks|
|Rear suspension||Unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic damper||Unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic damper|
|Front brake||190mm disc / 130mm drum||190mm disc / 130mm drum|
|Rear brake||130mm drum||130mm drum|
2023 Hero Maestro Edge: Dimensions
Both versions of Hero Maestro Edge are equally long and wide and share the same wheelbase, though the Maestro Edge 110 is the taller scooter among the two. Also, the 110cc and 125cc versions of Maestro Edge have the same seat height, ground clearance, kerb weight and fuel tank capacity.
|Dimensions||Hero Maestro Edge 110||Hero Maestro Edge 125|
|Kerb weight||112 kg||112 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||5 liters||5 liters|
2023 Hero Maestro Edge: Variants & Price
Let’s start with the Hero Maestro Edge 110 first, which is available in two variants – Drum and Disc. Both these variants of the Maestro Edge 110 come with an LED tail lamp, mobile charging port and boot lamp, external fuel filling and pass switch. However, the Disc variant of this scooter comes in addition to diamond cut alloy wheels, daytime running LED and front disc brake.
Priced at Rs 68,698, the Drum variant of the Hero Maestro Edge 110 is offered in color options like Techno Blue, Panther Black, Candy Blazing Red and Pearl Fadeless White. On the other hand, the Disc variant of the Maestro Edge 110, which is available in dual-tone color options like Scarlet Red, Midnight Blue and Seal Silver, is priced at Rs 73,616.
The more premium and powerful Hero Maestro Edge 125 is available in three variants – Drum, Disc and Disc+Connected. All three variants come equipped with LED projector headlamps, daytime running LED, an LED tail lamp and a fully-digital instrument console.
However, the mid-spec Disc variant, in addition to all these features, also gets Bluetooth connectivity, diamond-cut alloy wheels, a mobile charging port and a boot lamp. The top-spec Disc+Connected, as the name suggests, gets an in-built Hero Connect telematics system.
While the Drum variant is priced at Rs 77,896, the Disc variant carries a sticker price of Rs 82,346. Both versions come with four color options, Pearl Silver White, Matte Techno Blue, Panther Black and Candy Blazing Red.
The Disc variant, in addition to these four colors, also comes in two exclusive ‘Prismatic’ colors – Prismatic Yellow and Prismatic Purple. Meanwhile, the top-spec Disc+Connected variant, which is priced at Rs 86,766, is available only in the Prismatic Yellow and Prismatic Purple color options.
The Hero Maestro Edge, in both 110cc and 125cc versions, might be two of the most affordable scooters in their respective segments. However, Hero MotoCorp hasn’t skipped on the features, edginess in design and performance of their engines, making them stellar value for what they offer.