Mahindra Duro 125 DZ in its first glance, appears to be an everyday commuter scooter without many specialities. Yes the design language on Duro 125 DZ is more of a conventional design with a ‘not-so-special’ essence, but looks aren’t all that defines a scooter. Underneath, the Mahindra Duro 125 DZ is a great daily driver with a much sleeker and upgraded look than the previous iteration of the Duro scooter model. Speaking of the first sight, the front would please most two-wheeler enthusiasts, while there may be slight disappointment while the eye is taking a look on the rear portion. But let us guarantee you, the riding experience won’t decay from the pleasant first impression.
Mahindra Duro 125 DZ has a powerful 124.6 cc engine. As we said, the looks don’t really define a scooter. It pulls of a high power output of 8 bhp at 7000 rpm and the generated maximum torque is 9 Nm at 5500 rpm. These figures are pretty impressive for a commuter scooter. The automatic transmission allows everyone to ride this scooter at ease and hassle-free – starting from a high school guy to the most senior member. It is lightweight at a kerb weight of 114 kg and the higher ground clearance of 155 mm keeps the undercarriage away from all potholes and improper sized speed-breakers in Indian roads and streets.
The speedometer marks the most economic riding speed 30-50 km/h which could be a great reminder on roads to save fuel and ride environment-friendly; certified mileage on this scooter is 56.25 km/l. With a wide seat and enough leg room for the driver, riding Mahindra Duro 125 DZ is a comfortable experience.
On overall assessment, this Mahindra Duro 125 DZ puts a check mark on all our wish list. Ex-showroom price – Rs. 46,000.