The XPulse bike has a 199.6cc air-cooled single-cylinder injection engine, now oil-cooled, producing 18.1hp at 8500rpm and 16.15Nm at 6500rpm rpm. That’s 0.3 hp and 0.95 Nm less than the BS4 engine.
This engine works in conjunction with a 5-speed transmission connected to a chain drive. Suspension in the front is a 37mm telescopic fork and a 7-position adjustable rear mono-shock at the back.
The XPulse 200T swiftly stops using 276mm front discs, 220mm rear discs and single-channel ABS. Rolls on 17-inch alloy wheels (at both ends) wrapped in MRF road tires.
This bike has a curb weight of 154 kg and a 13-litre tank. At 799mm, the seats are 24mm lower than the XPulse 200 unit.
Hero XPulse 200T is a touring bike; thus, it is for long hauls. The upright riding position helps in it and makes the ride comfortable.
The seat says otherwise because it is narrow in size, and the cushion padding arrangement is such that one cannot sit on it for a long time.
The handle gives an excellent grip and makes the city short rides fun and safe.
XPulse 200T mileage is one of the best things on the list of all the great things about Hero XPulse 200T; it gives a solid mileage of 40 to 42 km/l.
It gives the best performance when the speed is between 50 to 80 km/h; the moment rate exceeds 100 km/h, it runs out of breath, and the engine starts to take the strain.
For the sake of lower emissions, the quality of power and torque was lower. One can experience loud vibrations while riding at 100 km/h for a long stretch.
Nonetheless, the performance found on both XPulses is suitable for rapid city work or slow, challenging trails, but not for easy travel.
The suspension helps in clearing bumps and potholes but not the wildest ones due to the reduced ground clearance.