CD Dawn is a value-for-money bike, good for people who need a bike to get to office daily and return home. The bike is available in unique suspension, which smoothens and absorbs the bumps on uneven roads and provides riding comfort. Having features like fuel efficiency, economy and dependability, the bike has found popularity. It is a beginner's bike well tested on Indian roads and proven in city conditions. The no-frills CD Dawn is the cheapest bike till date from the Hero Honda stable. It has ex-showroom price of Rs 32,000.
Looks and Styling
The bike features a rectangular multi focal reflector headlight, imparting CD Dawn stylish looks. The bike has simple, yet impressive looks. It comes it several colors which add to the variety. Color variants available are Black with Golden Stripes, Black with Yellow Stripes, Candy Tahitian Blue, Cool Mint Green, Amranth Maroon, Candy Blazing Red and Cloud Silver. It is a no-nonsense bike that is all about price and utility.
Control and Comfort
Double tubular cradle frame assures stable and steady riding. Its telescopic hydraulic shock absorbing front suspension and swing arm with shock absorbing rear suspension result in a smooth ride, helping in coping with sudden jerk due to the unkind roads and bumps. Strong tubular frame is its another salient body feature. Drum brakes at the front and rear can bring the bike to quick halt. The bike has analogue speedometer and fuel gauge. The seat is wide enough to enable one to sit comfortably. The bike can be controlled easily in heavy traffic.
Its 97.2 cc 4 stroke air-cooled single cylinder OHC engine churns out maximum power of 5.44 kw (7.4 PS) @ 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 0.79 kg-m @ 5000 rpm. It has 4 speed constant mesh gear box. This low-end bike scores high on the mileage front too.