Honda Activa 5G : Test Drive Review

We all know that Honda Motors always delight the customers with the high potential & charming 2-wheelers. This time it launched the most prestigious fifth generation scooter ‘Activa 5G’ into the market. This latest edition from the Activa series comes with high-end technicalities to relish the rides of the customers. The engine unit it equips, the design elements it carries and the colour schemes it was available will surely grab the attention of the market and customers too. Let’s see what more interesting features & elements it offers to us.

Honda Activa 5G comes in 8-elegant colour options as;

The Honda Activa 5G equip the same engine unit as the previous models. The engine is nothing but the 109.19 cc 1-cylinder, air cooled, BS-IV compliant engine, which gets configured with the HET (Honda Eco Technology) specification. This commendable engine develops 8 bhp of power @ 7500 rpm with a peak torque of 9 Nm @ 5500 rpm. While the transmission duties are carried by a CVT gearbox.

Being a latest generation scooter model, Honda Activa 5G claims an efficient fuel figure of 58.1kmpl, which is said to be the second best scooter option in India, where TVS Jupiter sits in the first position for returning 60 km/l. Hence Activa 5G is one of the best scooter options for pure performance and efficient mileage return.

Coming to the profile of the scooter, it comes with the refreshing LED headlight appears to be elegant and also the light rays it exhibits gives decent vision on the roads but the not as the traditional Activa lamp.

The black panels of the scooters enhance the stance of the scooter. While the silver finishing and pillion grab rail are carried from the previous model which appears to be neat clean. The engraved Activa 5G name in chrome colour elevates the appearance of the scooter.

Nothing much has changed in the Activa 5G. As said, The brake light collection with integrated turn blinkers remains unchanged when compared to previous. Hence, Honda played the safe game by not tweaking the profile, so that the customers feel no any awkward with the design of the scooter. Thus, Honda intends to conquer the scooter market by keeping the stance of the scooter the same as previous, but with little updations. Hence, the robust build quality with appealing design elements turn the heads of the customers.

The handling of the Activa 5G is good & decent with no any discomfort. The Suspension units fitted at both the ends absorb all the bumps, potholes and discomfort that comes across the road. The front suspension unit will decrease the dissimilarities on the road and hence, it functions up to the mark to settle the rider & pillion with great comfort. While, the monoshock absorber at the rear, also performs well to increase the level of comfort.

In order to stop the speed ferociously running scooter, Honda Motors took certain precautions to restrict the speed of the scooter by incorporating Combi Braking System (CBS), which effectively reduce the prone of accidents. While scooter holds good in all surface conditions with the help of 90/100 section front and rear tubeless tyres, sits on 10-inch wheels. Thus, the tyres develop good friction with a surface to reduce the chance of skidding.

This new generation ‘Activa 5G’ comes with a four-in-one ignition mechanism to delight the customers.

The seating position of the scooter offers tremendous comfort to both the rider & pillion. While the 18-Litre under-storage is enough to accommodate the belongings of the rider.

Finally

The Honda Activa 5G is the boon for the scooter enthusiasts who desire for the decent performance, elegant design, premium stance & safety too. Hence, it is clear that it is an all in all scooter option to relish the auto market and also to revive the customers with its trendy design and refined performance. May this scooter bring all the joy to customers by owing this latest generation sumptuous scooter.

Honda Activa 5G Features, Specs, Colours, Price, Mileage, Images & 360 View

NOTE: All the prices stated above are of ex-showroom, Delhi.

Honda Activa 5G comes in 8-elegant paint schemes as; Dazzle Yellow Metallic, Majestic Brown Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Black, Matte Selene Silver Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Pearl Spartan Red & Trance Blue Metallic. 

Honda Activa 5G equips a powerful engine unit that pumps enormous power & torque to run the scooter at high speeds.

Though it equips a powerful engine unit, it returns 60 km/l of mileage, which is a good number to claim by the scooter.

The sturdy chassis and flexible suspension units at both the front & rear enable comfortable rides to the rider & pillion.

The decent dimensions with good ground clearance & kerb weight make the rider to feel delighted for easy handling nature.

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Honda Activa 125 : Test Drive Review

We all know that Honda Activa a 110cc family scooter that serves us to the utmost. Many models had rolled out from the Honda nameplate and also get applauded for the offerings. Now Honda Motors entered into the 125 cc segment so as to rule. Under the hood, Honda Activa 125 is forayed into the Indian auto market. Don’ t get worried about the design, it will not share any of the styling cues of Activa. Continue.. reading.

 PERFORMANCE

The Honda Activa 125 now comes gets a BS IV compliance engine that gets powered by a 124.9cc fan-cooled 4-stroke SI engine that is pumps of out a power of 8.52 PS @ 6500 rpm and a peak torque of 10.54 Nm @ 5000 rpm. The transmission duties are carried by a V-Matic transmission system, which ensures comfortable shifts to the rider.

The scooter attains a top speed of about 84 km/h with an efficient fuel figure of 59 km/l. The Honda’s Eco-Technology is the good option to see on the scooter.

 DESIGN & STYLING

Honda Activa 125 is simply a superb model to experience the elegant beauty. The front fascia is the most astounding element in the bike.

The large headlamp cluster with LED position lights with an attractive chrome chest gives all the prominent appearance to the bike. The prolonged lines at the side is an eye feast for the customers. While the nicely textured seats offer good comfort to the rider. The rear profile gets a grab rail which comes more sturdy than the predecessor.

The sharp tail light with turn blinkers ensures safety rides to the rider & pillion. While the sophisticated digital analog meter which displays components like analog speedometer, digital trip meter, odometer, and fuel gauge. The display is now clearly visible to the rider.

The highlights like a retractable front hook to an under-seat 18L storage space,  a mobile charging socket,  Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) are the talkative ones in the scooter. A new mid trim with alloys and drum brakes and a new Mat Crust Metallic color option gives the good appearance to the bike.

 RIDING DYNAMICS 

Honda Activa 125 sports a telescopic suspension set up at the front that gives no any discomfort to the rider. While the rear end gets spring loaded hydraulic type suspension unit.

Other than Deluxe variant both the variants get drum brakes at the front as well as at the rear ends. Range-topping variant Activa 125 Deluxe gets a 190mm disc brake with 5-spoke alloy wheel at the front and drum brake at the rear.

As of the tyres, the front end gets a 90/90 12-inch tubeless tyre while the rear features 90/100 10-inch tubeless tyre. In addition to this, Honda Activa 125 features Combi brake system that adds an extra layer of stability.

 WHAT ABOUT PRICING?

The Honda Activa 125 gets a priced at INR 62,992 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

 IS IT BEST?

Yes, Activa 125 is another astounding & elegant model, which is incomparable in 125 cc segment. The Honda Activa 125 contends with the segment scooters Suzuki Access 125, Mahindra Gusto 125, Honda Grazia and the Yamaha Fascino.

Honda DIO : Review

Another splendid model is rolled-out under the nameplate of Honda is nothing but the ‘Dio’. Honda Dio is a contemporary and stylish scooter that appears to be fresh in the lineup. The scooter now gets BS IV compliance engine for refined performance figures. This trendy scooter will surely attract the young studs, who desire for naked performance. And this also a first motor scooter to serve the enthusiastic to the greater extent.

 PERFORMANCE

The Honda Dio now comes with a BS IV compliance 109cc, single cylinder, the air-cooled carbureted engine that pumps out the maximum power of 8bhp and peak torque of 9Nm that comes mated automatic transmission. The new BS IV compliance engine that gives refined and increased fuel figures. The scooter also gets accessible with the electric start button, that gives effective riding experience.

With all the improved setup, Honda Dio claims the top speed of 83 km/h which in turn returns an efficient fuel figure of 60 km/l.

 DESIGN & STYLING

The Honda Dio front boasts an edgy headlamp setup that gets fitted at the apron. This new edition features a stylish body graphics which now appears to be plush among existing segment lineup.

The scooter gets a black themed graphics, which looks like a sci-fi model that was completely a revolutionary aspect. The Automatic Headlamp ON (AHO) facility is the mandatory feature imposed by the government to ensure lives by illuminating light day & night.

The Honda Dio now measures 1781mm longer, 710mm wider, and 1133mm higher with noteworthy ground clearance and wheelbase of about 1238mm and 158mm. The scooter looks muscular & sturdy and long lasting too.

The 5.3-litre robust fuel tank is enough with the bike. While the kerb weight of 103 kgs is lighter and hence it is easy for the rider to drive with no any flaws.

The reliable features like LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), a new 3D emblem, trendy body graphics, 18-liters of under storage space, wider seating, ample leg space at the front, combi-brake system and tubeless tyres are the noteworthy offerings.

 RIDING DYNAMICS 

The Honda Dio suspension duties are carried by a bottom link type unit at the front along with spring assisted hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. The Honda Dio rides on 90/100 sized front and rear tyres that come mounted over 10-inch steel wheels.

The Honda Dio gives effective riding experience where the rider can easily escape from hard conditions.

The Honda Dio has been fitted with 130mm drum brakes at both ends. These further come linked to the company’s Combi Braking System (CBS) guarantee from skidding.

 WHAT ABOUT PRICING?

The Honda Dio is accessible to the Indian customers in 5-elegant color options and the price of the scooter starts at INR 56,968 ex-showroom, Delhi

 IS IT BEST?

 As said earlier, the Honda Dio is the perfect scooter that mostly suits for the youth. No, doubt about the design, performance, and features. The only thing that is to be considered is the pricing, Otherwise, there is no incomparability to the Honda Dio.

Honda Aviator : Review

Honda Motors India launched the new product with the expectations at peaks. The scooter is none other than ‘Aviator’. After some sales, the bike maker made some tweaks so as to make it a decent model in the lineup. Honda Aviator now surely attracts even more customers with wide variety of refreshments. Continue reading.

 DESIGN & STYLING

Honda Aviator is the muscular boy which gets boasted with some contemporary updates. The front fascia of the scooter is now pulled upward to enhance the appearance of the scooter from the front angle. While the wide seats that are mounted at a height of 790 mm provide better comfort to both the rider & pillion.

The rear gets a trapezoidal tail lamp with clear lens turning indicators appears to be contemporary and stylish as well.

The Honda Aviator now weighs around 109 kgs which is easy for the rider to handle and control the scooter under all circumstances.

The robust build quality is the big asset to the scooter. The 6-liter sturdy fuel tank is more enough for the scooter which gives good mileage and also lasts long.

 PERFORMANCE

The 109.20cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces an enormous power output of 8bhp @ 7,000 rpm and a torque of 8.7Nm @ 5,500 rpm completes the drivetrain duty.

The Honda Eco Technology (HET) tunes the combustion and hence, optimizes the transmission and reduces friction in the engine which makes the motor to claim efficient fuel figure of 60 km/l.

The 9:5:1 is the compression ratio of the Aviator with a bore stroke ratio of 50mm x 55.6mm.

 DRIVING DYNAMICS

The 910/100-12 & 90/100-10 front and rear tubeless that comes fitted with 12-inch and 10-inch alloy wheels that ensures better conditions on the tarmacs.

The braking duties are carried by a 130 mm drum brakes at both the front & and an optional 190 mm disc brake also work to provide better performance. While the Honda’s combined braking system (CBS) makes the work done, which aids the rider to perform braking mechanism effectively.

On the other hand, The swing arm with coil spring with shock absorbers at the rear and telescopic forks at the front complete the suspension mechanism.

The rider now gets facilitated with high visibility of the roads under dark conditions with the help of  12V-35/35W headlamp setup.

Hence, Honda Aviator is a friendly scooter that restricts the user from visiting the garage infrequent intervals, which results in money saving.

 WHAT ABOUT PRICING?

The Honda Aviator gets accessible in 3-variant that gets priced at a start range of INR 60,451, which is reasonably priced.

 IS IT BEST?

Honda will not disappoint us with the 2-wheelers. So, this the scooter that satisfies all the needs of the rider to the utmost. The performance is decent, the design is good and what else, everything is gets served by the scooter. Go with Honda Aviator if you get fed up with existing lineup.

Honda Activa i : Review

Honda is building strategies to make their new scooter an alluring and number one in the 110cc segment as the Activa 4G aka (Activa). We have seen some scooters that rolled-out from the Honda badge and disappointed us to the utmost. So, all the users of Activa are in a feel that no model can replace the Activa, hence resulting in the drop in sales in remaining Honda scooter’s lineup.

In order to erase this feeling, Honda is trying hard to produce a magnificent model to get applauded by the customers which happened with the Activa. So Activa i rolled out and again disappointed as the same. And now with all the effort Honda Activa i was launched by receiving some cosmetic updates to claim the decent sales figures. Let’s what are the updates that are to be considered.

 DESIGN & STYLING

The design of Activa i the result of the Honda workmanship who worked hard to make the model a standout among the crowd. This facelift model spell-bounds the scooter enthusiastic to the great extent.


The rectangular shaped front fascia headlamps and clear lens turning indicators housed on the apron are the beautifications done by the Honda to elevate the overall appearance of the scooter.

As of the rear, the body of the scooter appears to be bold and macho. The refreshments like rear tail lamp unit and aggressive looking side panels are the eye-catchy elements in the scooter.

The 1,795mm longer, 705mm wider, and 1,115mm height with a wheelbase of 1,238 mm are the overall dimensions of the scooter. While the ground clearance of 165mm provides decent driving controllability to the rider. And the scooter weighs 103kg and hence results in good aerodynamics, that helps the rider to easily maneuver in the hard traffic.

 PERFORMANCE

The power of the scooter is drawn from the well-refined 109.2cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke engine that pumps out a power of 8 bhp @ 7,500 rpm and a peak torque of 8.74 Nm @ 5,500 rpm that comes connected to a V-Matic automatic transmission system which is the most prominent model to boast with.

While the viscous paper filter is the breath for this scooter, with a bore x stroke ratio of 50mm x 55.6mm and a compression ratio of 9.5:1.


With all the powerful execution Honda Activa I sprints to the top speed of 83 km/h. The efficient mileage figure of 60 km/l is possible with the employment of Honda Eco Technology (HET).

 DRIVING DYNAMICS

The rider feels delighted while driving the Honda Activa i because of the reliable and quality fitments. For this, Honda Motors employed 90/100-10 frictional tubeless tyres mounted over the sturdy alloy wheels that save you from skidding in wet conditions.

The spring loaded hydraulic shock absorbers at both ends completes the suspension duties with very ease.

The potent is stoppable by the 130mm drum brakes fitted at both the ends. Alongside it also gets a Honda’s Combined Braking System (CBS) where the scooter gets stoppable by applying only the rear brake lever both brakes get applied.

Hence, the Honda Activa i is the top class scooter with all the prominent and trustworthy features, that steals the heart of the scooter enthusiastic.

 WHAT ABOUT PRICING?

With the imposed Good & Service Tax (GST) Honda Motors revised its 2-wheeler lineup. The revised price of Activa i facelift is now comes priced at the start range of INR 48,059 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

 IS IT BEST?

The Activa i is the model launched by the Honda to make this product a standout one like India’s largest selling scooter ‘Activa’. So, this entry level scooter gets a quality fitting and upmarket elements that ease the rider to the extent.

The ample comfort, elegant design, powerful execution, and reliable suspension & braking setup pull the customers to the showrooms. While the driving dynamics are simply superb, where the rider can easily maneuver in all conditions. The affordable pricing is also a key factor to buy the product ASAP.