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.

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