Expert Review of TVS Jupiter
TVS Motors is seriously charging on the scooter segment of the country. They already have a healthy fan following for their attractive and value for money scooters but they are not stopping by earning laurels. Another scooter from the company has descended onto the scooter landscape of the Indian Scooter market. The name of this offering is TVS Jupiter 110. This scooter is not as Jazzy as its sibling TVS Wego but is more elegant and beautiful. This is a unisex scooter designed to score on both the sexes. Jupiter looks extremely enthralling if one looks at it from a distance as its alloy wheels are so ideally designed that you cannot resist them. Overall, looks of this scooter are average but its plain body with vibrant colors namely, Titanium Grey, Pristine White, Midnight Black, and Volcano Red, make it look stunning and shinning. The maker of this scooter has used the same engine which it used in Wego.
TVS Jupiter houses a 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, OHC engine with 109.7cc displacement. The company claims that this is the best in mill engine, which will show higher fuel efficiency along with higher power and also, rev from 0 to 60kmph in just 7.2 seconds. Also, there are many features that are applied to it, which makes it more comfortable and helps to sustain its performance. There is an Econometer present along side the instrument console, which indicates the acceleration done while riding, for higher acceleration will indicate power while decent acceleration will indicate Eco which means economic. This feature will help the rider to gain optimum mileage. There is a long list of features that make this scooter quite impressive and the list includes Pass-By switch, largest leg space, low fuel indicator, retractable bag hooks, wider plus more comfortable long seat with integrated grab rail, E-Z center stand which is a patent, outer fuel fill system, least turning radius, twin city lamps, 17-litre large under seat space, brightest headlight, LED tail light, easy kick start feature, popular key shutter lock, and trendy 3-D emblem.
The other technical fixations in this machine are as follows: chassis type is of high rigidity, underbone type suspensions are front advance Telescopic and rear Unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic and gas filled, both 90/90-12 inches tubeless tyres equipped with 130mm drum brakes, viscous paper filter, V-matic transmission, and self plus kick start. The vehicle seems to be perfect for daily use. The dimensions of this scooter are also very friendly and its also very lightweight. With a good fuel efficiency of 62kmpl, this scooter will be preferred by most of the Indians.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
TVS Jupiter 110 claims to return the best in class mileage of 62kmpl. TVS has incorporated a smart 110cc engine in this vehicle with CVT-i transmission, which will enhance the mileage of this scooter along side of the power. Also, there is an Econometer which will help rider to acquire the best mileage. The mileage of this scooter on a practical basis, is around 60kmpl on the highways while around 55kmpl on the city roads. This mileage will be more helpful with the use of a large fuel tank capacity of 5.3 litres. This scooter is also provided with Viscous Air Filter which increases the overall performance of the engine. Riders who travel long distances everyday will surely appreciate this machine.
Scooters by TVS are always very good looking and attractive. If we see its other scooters also, colors play a vital role in their design and appearance. This scooter has no graphics but is still very catchy and pleasing due to its soothing shades. People can choose this scooter from four color choices, which are Pristine White, Titanium Grey, Midnight Black, and Volcano Red. This scooter sports all black theme which includes footer for pillion rider, full chain case, alloy wheels, and rear view mirrors. The front fender of the machine comes in body color while the grab rail comes in silver. The leg room is also given in black color which matches well with all the available colors.
Acceleration and Pick up
TVS Jupiter 110 comes with an intelligent 109.7cc, 4-Stroke engine which is capable of availing better mileage and power. The mill churns out a maximum power product of 7.88bhp at an acceleration rate of 7500rpm which gets along with the supreme torque product of 8Nm at an acceleration of 5500rpm. This mill with the incorporation of CVT-i technology makes this scooter achieve a quick acceleration of 0 to 60kmph in just 7.2 seconds. This two-wheeler will reach to a top speed of around 85 to 90kmph. The pleasure of riding a scooter like this only comes when you ride it at a speed of around 40kmph which will also be resulting in better fuel efficiency.
TVS has shown that simplicity also looks very beautiful with this scooter. The designer of this machine has kept it very clean and clear-cut. The long panel at the front comes with small V-shaped RAM air duct and the panel looks very smooth and curvy. The front panel also houses the fantastically shaped side-indicators quite similar to the eyes of a deer. The front fender of the scooter is nicely placed on the stylish wheels. The most likable part of the appearance of this scooter is its wheels, they look like a smaller form of wheels which are equipped in TVS Sport. Forming a star with five-spokes alloys, these are also the largest alloys ever fitted to a scooter. The cowl with the long headlight is an old design that we have seen in many other scooters but this time, this scooter will also be showing-off Twin Pilot lamps with the headlight to ensure safety at the time of dawn. Also, the headlight of this machine is said to be the brightest one by the company and comes in trapezoidal shape.
The instrumentation of this scooter is analog type that displays speedometer, fuel gauge, and odometer. The company has also given this machine with the Econometer, which we have seen in TVS Scooty. Also, there is a low fuel indicator in the instrument console, which is easily readable. The legroom of this scooter is very large that helps tall riders to sit comfortably. The seats are widespread and long to ensure quality ride and is integrated with grab bars to ensure safety for the pillion rider. The rear panel of the scooter is embossed with the 3-D emblem that sports the name of the machine. The rear looks extremely mesmerizing with its clearly visible LED tail light that comes with attached clear lens indicators. The overall design of the bike is truly likable.
TVS Jupiter 110 has a very comfortable ride as this scooter has ample number of comforting and soothing elements. The large 17-litre under-seat storage of this scooter helps the rider to keep his full sized helmet. The retractable bag hooks help to carry bags without any trouble and won't hurt once they are retracted. There is a low fuel indicator in the instrument console which indicates the rider that the fuel tank needs a refill. The largest leg space makes the ride more soothing.
The scooter is enveloped in a high rigidity underbone type and brings out the following dimensions: (length) 1834mm x (width) 650mm x (height) 1115mm. The wheelbase in this machine is of 1275mm with a saddle height of 765mm. The minimum ground clearance shown by the motorcycle is 150mm.
TVS Jupiter 110 is embedded with a 4-stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, OHC engine with a displacement of 109.7cc. The engine is mated with V-matic transmission system. The engine is very sound as it has great fuel efficiency and healthy power. The Digital IDI Ignition with ignition map technology is used in this engine. There are two starting options for this engine - one is electric-start and the other is kick-start.
The bike runs on 90/90-12 inches tubeless tyre equipped at the front and back. There are five-spokes alloy wheels with these tyres and only 130mm drum brakes at the front and rear wheels.
The front wheel is linked to the Telescopic suspension, while the rear part of the machine is balanced on a Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic & Gas Filled Suspension. The suspensions of this scooter make it very comfortable and buttery smooth.
Handling and Control
One can easily master this scooter as its dimensions and weight make it very easy and user friendly and with the V-matic transmission, this scooter becomes easily controllable. Their are no advance disc brakes but the current brakes will also provide a nice control of the scooter. Suspension system of this machine is very sound, both the suspensions gives the rider a fatigue free ride.
Appealing design, lots of features
Outdated braking system