Bajaj CT 125X Vs Hero Super Splendor Spec Comparison

Bajaj CT 125X Vs Hero Super Splendor Spec Comparison

The Honda Shine-rivalling Bajaj CT 125X is currently one of the toughest and most reliable bikes in the segment

Bajaj recently launched the new Bajaj CT 125X in India and is offering it as a powerful and tough workhorse for the buyers looking for a well-built and affordable 125cc bike in the country. The new Bajaj CT 125X takes on the rivals like the Honda Shine and the Hero Super Splendor and is one of the most basic but dependable bikes in the segment. If you are also planning to buy a new car soon, here is a detailed Bajaj CT 125X Vs Hero Super Splendor spec comparison that will help you understand the two bikes better.

Bajaj CT 125X Vs Hero Super Splendor

Engine, Gearbox, And Performance

The Bajaj Ct 125X is powered by a 124.4 cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, petrol engine that churns out 10.9 hp @ 8000 rpm of maximum power while the peak torque output stands at 11 Nm @ 5500 rpm/ This engine comes mated to a five-speed manual gearbox and boasts impressive low-speed performance and refinement levels. The fuel economy figures too are impressive and the CT 125X is currently one of the most practical offerings in the market.

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The Hero Super Splendor on the other hand is a more powerful and premium iteration of the iconic Splendor and gets a 124.7 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled petrol engine. This engine churns out a peak power and torque output of 10.7 hp @ 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm respectively. Just like the CT 125X, the Super Splendor is also offered with 5-speed manual gearbox. The refinement levels are as good while the performance from this motor is comparable. A quick comparison is given below in the table:

Bajaj CT 125X Hero Super Splendor
Engine Air-cooled, 124.4 cc, single-cylinder Air-cooled, 124.7 cc, single-cylinder
Power 10.9 hp @ 8000 rpm 10.7 hp @ 7500 rpm
Torque 11 Nm @ 5500 rpm 10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Gearbox 5-speed manual 5-speed manual


For starters, the suspension setup of the CT 125X consists of the telescopic fork setup at the front and twin hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. The braking duties are handled by 240 mm disc brakes and 1230 mm drums at the front and rear respectively. The base drum variant however gets 130 mm drum brakes at the front and rear. For those wondering, the bike rides on 80/100-R17 wheels at the front while the rear gets 100/90-R17 wheels. The build quality levels are commendable while the suspension setup also offers a good balance of ride and handling.

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The Hero Super Splendor also offers a similar mechanical setup for the buyers and offers a similar suspension and braking setup. For those wondering, the bike gets telescopic forks at the front and 5-step adjustable twin hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. The bike is being offered in two variants – Drum Brake and Disc Brake. As the name suggests, the Drum variant is offered with 130mm drum brakes at the front as well as the rear. Likewise, the Disc Brake variant gets a 240 mm disc brake setup at the front and 130 mm drums at the rear.  The bike gets 80/100-R18 tyres at the front and 100/80-R18 tyres at the rear.

Bajaj CT 125X Hero Super Splendor
Suspension (Front) Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Suspension (Rear) Twin hydraulic shock absorbers 5-step adjustable twin hydraulic shock absorbers
Brakes (Front) 240 mm disc/ 130 mm drum brakes 240 mm disc/ 130 mm drum brakes
Brakes (Rear) 130 mm drum brakes 130 mm drum brakes
Tyres (Front) 80/100-R17 80/100-R18
Tyres (Rear) 100/90-R17 100/80-R18

Design And Dimensions

The Bajaj CT 125X gets a basic design language with subtle styling cues and retro-styled elements that give it a no-nonsense styling. While all the specifications are yet to be shared by the brand, the CT 125X boasts a seat height of 810 mm while the wheelbase is measured at 1285 mm. In all, this new bike does offer a subtle stance and attractive colour combinations.

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The Hero Super Splendor on the other hand looks slightly better with its premium and elegant styling. The bike is offered with elegant body graphics and clean body panels that do give it a strong road presence. It weighs 123 kg and has a seat height of 798 mm. The wheelbase on the other hand is slightly shorter when compared to the CT 125X and measures 1273 mm. Furthermore, it has a rated fuel tank capacity of 10 litres while the ground clearance is claimed to be 180 mm. While both these bikes offer an attractive package, it is the Super Splendor that has an edge over the newly launched Hero CT 125X with its clean and elegant styling.

Bajaj CT 125X Hero Super Splendor
Kerb Weight NA 123 kg
Seat Height 810 mm 798 mm
Wheelbase 1285 mm 1273 mm
Fuel Capacity NA 10 litres
Ground Clearance NA 180 mm

Bajaj CT 125 X Vs Hero Super Splendor – Price Comparison

Bajaj CT 125X Hero Super Splendor
Starting Price  Rs 71,354 (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 77,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi)

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Final Verdict

Both these bikes offer a similar package for the buyers and boast a tough build quality in addition to the refined and capable powertrain options. It is however the CT 125X that is priced much more aggressively in the market but it does miss out on many of the features that you get with the Super Splendor. Except for this, both these bikes are comparable when it comes to long-term maintenance costs, after-sales support, reliability, fuel economy, etc. Picking a clear winner here is difficult.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.