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Read about Hero Honda CD Dawn bike review. Hero Honda CD Dawn motorcycle is an entry-level motorcycle in India.

Hero Honda CD Dawn

Hero Honda CD Dawn
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.

Engine 4 - Stroke, Air Cooled, single cylinder OHC
Displacement 97.2cc
Clutch Multiplate wet
Gear box 4 Speed constant mesh
Frame Tubular double cradle
Battery 12V - 2.5 Ah
Head lamp 35W / 35W - Halogen bulb
Suspension(Front) Telescopic hydraulic shock absorber
Suspension(rear) Swing arm with hydraulic shock absorber
Wheelbase 1230 mm
Dimensions (LxWxH) 1980x720x1045 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Kerb weight 108 kgs
Starting Kick start
Tyre(front) 2.75 x 18-4 PR
Tyre(rear) 2.75 x 18-6 PR
Max Power 5.44 kw (7.4 PS) @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 0.79 Kg-m @ 5000 rpm
Bore-Stroke 50.0 x 49.5 mm
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel tank capacity 10.5 L(Reserve : 1.8 L)