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.

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