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.


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.

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