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.

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