TVS Star City Review

by Deepak on October 5, 2008

TVS Star City is also known to be the tidy handler on the roads just like other bikes from TVS and it offers decent handling traits and ride character within its segment. Bike riders will find the bike in an upright and commuter-friendly posture. The rectangular section swing arm is another good thing that continues even in Star City. Riders of the Star City can adjust the rear shock absorber through a convenient lever and it doesn’t require additional tools. The major improvements of Star City are the aerodynamic shape, front faring, new-age graphics, sporty silencer and Roller Cam Follower (RCF) technology for improved mileage.

tvs star city

Star City is a good-looking machine in its segment with pleasing dual tone appearance. The new bike replaced the clumsy-looking chrome metal mudguards with attractive modern plastic units. The tube metal grab handle is replaced by a dandy alloy bit. The silencer of the Star City is modified where in there is a new heat shield.

This stylish and elegant Star City comes in four attractive colors; the flaming red, midnight black, purple and greenish gray all of them the metrosexual colors. The seating position in Star City is so good even for an above average height person and equally comfortable seating for the pillion.

The basic blue backlit instruments are easy to decipher. Star city comes with comprehensive switches that include a pass light switch and a push to cancel indicators. Other features include the tall TVS trademark mirrors, quality plastics and rubber parts, cool palm grips and decent control levers.

The main difference between the Star City and the Star Sport include a new face-lifted silencer in the sport, with sleeker body panels and tail lamps that gives it more elegant appearance. Additionally, the fuel tank of Star Sport is also sleeker with double toned side panel that make it look attractive. TVS Star Sport also features 5-spoked alloy wheels, fuel gauge and three colors- silver, black and blue.

TVS Star city is a new 110cc CVTi engine with VTi technology A few important tweaks have been done to the 4-stroke and air-cooled 99.7cc single overhead camshaft-driven motor. Engine is sturdy and the bike delivers 7.5bhp at 7500rpm. The kerb weight of the vehicle is 108kg and the major changes made on the bike include a keihin carburetor as well as adding on roller rocker-arm followers. The gearbox internals however, remain unchanged and all up gearshifts are smooth. Switch to a healthier exhaust note is another change made on the bike and the cable-controlled clutch enables the right level of progression and weight to a rider. The improved motor makes it to ride effortlessly from low speeds in high gears.

It has fairly conventional suspension with a brace of telescopic front forks in the front and rear hydraulic twin shock absorbers. Another improvement in Star City is braking and it also excels in the mileage. Even in heavy city traffic, stoplights and potholed road situations, it provides about 60kmpl and on the highways it gives about 65kmpl. The bright halogen-powered headlamp makes the night riding relaxed and effortless.

Finally, it can be said that Indian bike riders are offered the right stuff by TVS in this Star City. Star City in fact is competent in its soft spoken and slick-shifting motor, plush suspension set-up and also fuel economy according to the review. It also has the features such as snazzier style with more frills to boot. All of these features make the Star City a city star in its segment. Priced at Rs. 38,000 Star City it is an economy bike delivering par economy comforts.

TVS Star City Specifications:

Type: 4-stroke, air-cooled OHC
Engine Displacement (cc): 109.7cc
Max. Net Power 6.1 kW @ 7500 rpm
Max. Net Torque 8.1 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Transmission 4 speed, constant mesh
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks, 105mm Stroke
Rear Suspension Hydraulic, Co-axial spring, Triple  rated,
Front Brake 110mm / 130mm Drum
Rear Brake 110mm / 130mm Drum
Front Tyre 2.75 X18 tyre (1.6X18 rim)
Rear Tyre 3.00 X18 tyre (1.6X18 rim)
Fuel Tank 16 litres
Fuel Reserve 2.5 litres
Length 2005mm
Wheel Base 1250mm
Ground Clearance 165mm

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Bhakta Vatsala April 6, 2009 at 3:21 pm

HI this is the bhakta from Bangalore,
I purchased TVS Star City on 22nd Aug 2008, really it is a very smooth and good bike, before first service the bike was a little bit late pick up after 2nd service really the bike had good pick within 10 to 15 sec we can reach 80 speed, the millage is giving nearly 72 per lit after 5th services from first it was giving me the same millage even now it is giving us almost 72 to 75 per lit, and even my bike after 11,500 km the performance is very smooth and comfortable really those who are interested in economy they can go for Star City 110 cc easily without any problem. The cost when I purchased it was 45,000 ex-showroom now it is 44,000 with self start and alloy wheels.

thank you

Rgds
bhakta vatsala
my email id
chinnu_chocoalte@yahoo.co.in

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nithin April 18, 2009 at 9:34 pm

the bike sucks……..i hv been using ths bike fo abt 3 years now…..and im really fed of it ……….its riding poition or posture is terrible for a person having height over 5’5…….i hv been having back pain bcoz of ths bike…..

im now plannin to buy a unicorn or a pulsar

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prakash September 30, 2011 at 8:33 am

dont buy unicoarn if u have low back pain u want buy discver 125cc

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sunny November 22, 2011 at 11:59 pm

Better to buy bobby (rajdoot)

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Yogesh May 27, 2009 at 4:15 pm

2 months back i had purchased the bike within a week it got punctured & u wnt believe that at the time of removing pucnture it was alreay having 4 patches,
while riding sometimes it produces hmhmhm noise & machine gets stop automatically
just looks cool but performance wise poorrrrr

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amandeep singh arora July 4, 2009 at 11:47 pm

Bhakta Vatsala: HI this is the bhakta from Bangalore,I purchased TVS Star City on 22nd Aug 2008, really it is a very smooth and good bike, before first service the bike was a little bit late pick up after 2nd service really the bike had good pick within 10 to 15 sec we can reach 80 speed, the millage is giving nearly 72 per lit after 5th services from first it was giving me the same millage even now it is giving us almost 72 to 75 per lit, and even my bike after 11,500 km the performance is very smooth and comfortable really those who are interested in economy they can go for Star City 110 cc easily without any problem. The cost when I purchased it was 45,000 ex-showroom now it is 44,000 with self start and alloy wheels.thank youRgdsbhakta vatsalamy email idchinnu_chocoalte@yahoo.co.in

sir,
i think u made a wrong decision buying this stupid bike…… I think acc to me it’s better if u seell it and buy bajaj platina….. I bought it and it was a bird and gave me mileage of 90 per litre…. those people who want economy bike with good pickup should go for platina…. Bajaj mcycles resale value also the best….. cosst u around rs 38,000/- otherwise go and check it’s price with some Bajaj Dealer nearest to you……… I interested in selling a TVS Scooty PeP+ it’s brand new…. If u knw anyone who want to buy for rs 38,000/- only,,, Then u contact me at:- 2780343,,,,,,,
not e my address it is as follow:-669/8-b,chd…….
urs
asarora

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Raj December 10, 2009 at 3:43 pm

asarora
U r wrong
My TVS Star city is far better than all vehicles
Dont commenmt on this

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vinod November 17, 2011 at 5:50 pm

pls tell about star city full details milage and model

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udhaykadhir December 28, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Please tell me your main dealer address and quotation for this star ciry bike of tvs

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rishi dwivedi March 29, 2010 at 10:50 am

Dear,
Tvs star city 110cc bike
plese give me on road price dt.31 Mar 2010.

With Regards
Rishi

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parthiban April 29, 2010 at 11:42 am

i hav tvs star city bike. before its ok. engine rougth running on road. i am not satisty this bike. hero honda is best

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FAZAL July 28, 2010 at 9:15 pm

IT IS BETTER TO DRIVE A CYCLE RATHER THAN TVS BIKES

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manoj katiyar October 27, 2010 at 2:44 pm

I have purchased TVS starcity but I dont, know. who is best bike
please tell me.

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Ayan October 30, 2010 at 9:03 am

hi… all
m Ayan frm blr…
i want a wel economy bike can any one sugest me d best bike under 50’000 in blr on road

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Muruli krishna N November 6, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Hi There,
Murli here , I am looking for a well economy bike range of 45000. No matter gear or non-gear just expecting a good mileage on road (Bangalore city). Well planing to buy TVS STAR CITY. kindly let me know which bike matches my requirements at

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Arghya January 10, 2011 at 11:39 am

can anybody give me the mileage of bajaj platina………what about tvs star city….comparing between these two which one is the best????????please lemme know through email..

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pavankumar January 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm

i am intrested to buy tvs bike but i am having a confusion which byke is sutable , and i need the price details of all tvs bykes

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Yashraj February 14, 2011 at 6:50 pm

I am purches tvs starcity on 20 jun 2006.really this is very good bikes rather than all 100 cc bike.my bike is very lucky for me.i love my bikes.

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j suryanarayana March 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm

hai,

this is suryanarayana i purchased tvs sports vehicle in 2010 june 14. no of times i went my mdh workshop at banjarahills but our problem was not solved our bike engine and chain sproket sounds
no pickup and low mailage this complant purpose i went no of times but no reponse from thier said
i contact local engineer but no response from their said can you suggest best workshop from our city
hyderabad i am suffering lot
my veh no ap 28 b m 5118 my name is j suryanarayana purchsed delar m d h banjarahills

with regards
j suryanarayana

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Protacio Marfe Dano April 18, 2011 at 6:46 pm

I suggest that, you exclusively dealing your TVS motorcycle in the Philippines especially in the Mindanao area in Davao city. I’m be the one whom to be a user of your motorbike a TVS100cc is nice and good quality,but I can’t reproduce the accessories that I want, so I try send my request to your good company.thank

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pankaj lochan sethi June 24, 2011 at 10:55 am

this is the worst bike in the world

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shankar July 19, 2011 at 7:06 pm

its good geeing 65 ok this good

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govindaraj August 1, 2011 at 9:21 pm

hai,every one
it very nice bike.my bike is give 70 km per litter

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pawan August 7, 2011 at 12:04 pm

it is good it is giving me 65 kmpl , i always run between 40 to 50 kmph

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J.Babu August 19, 2011 at 9:12 pm

Bought the TVS Star during its launch in 2005. Stil going well with and not even changed headlight bulb, clutch cables, front brake cables, sprockets and chain. Mileage is aroung 70 km in long and 65 km in city. Most reliable and is very suitable for hills with great pickup, stability while cornering. Can run non stop even in heavy rain with no starting problem. I used to visit the hill station near Coimbatore (TN) very often and so far no break downs has occured. Congrulate TVS for bringing such a quality bike.

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harry singh August 25, 2011 at 4:44 pm

i have parchase tvs starcity 110cc…..
now let us see how it works…..

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vinod November 17, 2011 at 5:53 pm

pls tell me your experience and details your model

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sandeep September 4, 2011 at 11:25 am

I have the bike at home since 7 years now and it is still as smooth as butter. The mileage is still > 70 and there has been just one battery change on my own cost till date on the name of maintenance.
Pro’s
Good styling and color options
Great mileage
Great riding position for tall people.
Best handling in the streets

Cons’s
Lacks the Fifth gear
Hard to go over 80 Km/hr speeds
Has an analog speedometer

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Vikram Shirsat September 4, 2011 at 1:54 pm

it is very smooth bike & good looking so. now in the market other bikes are also not good. it is 100% Indian bike for indian bad roads. it is more comfertable than other bikes due to its seat & hight. average is not much more but 65 to 68 is quit satisfactory. new black & silver colour is amezing.. It is really STAR BIKE. If u real biker then u should choos only & only YAMAHA Rx-100 b coz this bike is exclusively made for Dare davils & bike lovers.

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pavendhan October 3, 2011 at 12:53 pm

i want star city bike pl call me give the best price

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somnath October 19, 2011 at 9:41 pm

new bike is in market with dhoni signature..what is the Ex-Showroom price for this bike in Bangalore.
As we want to purchase two bikes.

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Anil kumar October 29, 2011 at 2:53 pm

i want star city bike pl call me give the best price

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manoj February 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm

tvs star

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Arm November 8, 2011 at 5:15 pm

I own the TVS Star from 2005. Running well till now, without any major problem. Mileage is around 60 to 70 km, no starting problem. Major drawback is poor resale value, Planning to buy Honda CB Shine.

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hello November 28, 2011 at 3:38 pm

nice new tvs ……model

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Neeraj.s December 6, 2011 at 12:11 pm

Hai friends,
I want to buy a new bike around 50000 to 60000 .which bike is more comfort.pls tell me.

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mahesha December 26, 2011 at 4:21 pm

hi ths s mahesha, pls tell about star city 110ccbike full details milage and perfomence and onroad price

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R Sai Srinivas January 4, 2012 at 8:00 am

The best bike below 125cc is the absolutely the TVS Star City 110 and no other company has place.

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R Sai Srinivas January 4, 2012 at 8:01 am

I specially thank TVS for not keeping 5th gear since for an engine below 125cc, 5th gear is nothing more nuisance per km in city traffic.

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Rajkishore Das February 16, 2012 at 4:17 pm

I want to sell my tvs star city(model-2006) at Rs. 22000. Mileage 65-70km/ltr. Nagpur passing. Serious buyers from nagpur may contact on 7385398160.

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Bharat Tumdi March 2, 2012 at 8:02 pm

Please let me know whether you have discontinued Flame 125, as one dealer at Surat told me so.

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Subhash Chand April 23, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Please provide Rate on road Bike TVS Star City 110CC Haryana, UP Rajrsthan and Delhi. 09313577940.

request for today urgent

Subhash Chand
09313577940 delhi

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Sen K Mathew June 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Hi to All
I have one TVS Star City Alloy wheel 100cc. When I Purchased it in the year 2006, Company offered around 80-85km/litre. It gave me that mileage. But after When I changed the Chain and Sprocket Mileage came down to 58km/Litre.
I checked it and found that The Original Chain and Sproket had 14 T(On Small Wheel and 40 Teeth on Big Wheel). Company stopped Producing this and they are giving 13T on small wheen and 41 T on Big Wheel that means I am losing arounf 1/2 to 3/4 rotation. I lost arounf 12- 15 km / Litre. Any one knows where I can get the Correct Chain and SProcket( 14T/40T). I am loosing too much money on Petrol. I am not intrested in Pickup or fast driving. what I want is mileage. Other Performance of TVS Star City
1. HeadLight – Excellent
2. Pick up – Ok for me
3. Mileage Previously -Excellent – I got around 80-85. but now very bad.
4. Seating – Excellent.
5. Engine Sound – bad.
6. Cold Start – No Problem.
7. Servicing Centers- Very bad performance. Service people are bad.
Moreover. I covered around 1,55,000 Km (now it is 1,63, 355 km) without Engine overhauling.
Secret Behind is nothing but changing engine oil for every 2750-3000km.
Running between 55-70km/hour without unnecessarly raising the engine.

regards
Sen

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vinay June 8, 2012 at 4:05 pm

hi guys i am intrsted in buying a used star sity in good condition prising below 23 thousand in bangalore please contact me at vinaykrishna1992@gmail.com

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K.NAVEEN KUMAR August 26, 2012 at 8:26 am

HI. TVS STAR CITY IS PERFECT BIKE FOR NORMAL PEOPLES IN INDIA. ITS MILEAGE IS GOOD. AND STYLE ALSO BETTER THAN HONDA TWISTER.

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Ramkumar October 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Hi… i have tvs star city 2012 model black color…its really a good bike…pick up is good.. mileage is good 70+… 2way adjustabe shock absorber.. smooth riding and smoother gear change.. head and tail lamps are effective.. best bike for indian roads…

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ramkumar October 29, 2012 at 5:52 pm

i have tvs star city 2012 edition black color…really a good bike…
pros…
good pickup
great mileage of 70+ kmpl
stunning graphics
effective head and tail lamps
2way adjustable shock absorber
low cost and low maintenance
CVTi engine
can catch up other 125cc bikes easily

///finally value for money
reliabe product
good bike for indian roads///

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mayur patel December 24, 2012 at 8:58 pm

it is a stunning bike yarr i like its design
and also the comfort i bought black with silver shadow
color srarcity110cc….the best bike……it is really a star…

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SACHIN VERMA January 14, 2013 at 10:01 pm

I AM TVS STAR SPORT CVTI BIKER MAN

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