Honda entered in the 125cc segment with the new Activa 125. After the huge success of Activa, Honda thought of making it big and then launched Activa 125 in 2014. However, there are no major changes in the looks, but the performance has definitely been improved. Let’s meet up with the all new scooter.
Looks - Honda has not majorly changes the outer look of the body as the users were quite impressed with the Activa. However, certain changes have been made. On the instrument console, you can find the digital meter that shows the speed and the distance travelled. The wheels have also been made by the alloys that give an attractive look. The seat and the handlebar has not been changed. So there is no compromise with the comfort of the driver.
Dimensions - Since the engine has been made heavier, so the size of the body has also been changed and made a bit bigger than the original Activa. The dimensions of this bike are 1814x704x1151mm. The wheelbase is 1260mm and you get a ground clearance of 155mm. The Kerb weight of this vehicle is 110kg and the fuel tank capacity also remains unchanged to 5.3 litres.
Engine - The Honda Activa 125 is powered by the 125cc air-cooled 4 stroke engine, that produces
maximum power of 6.38 Kw @ 6500 rpm and maximum torque of 10.12 Nm @ 5000 rpm.
The Honda Activa 125 comes installed with the new Honda Eco Technology that became a standard in all the Honda scooters thereafter. This technology improves combustion, optimizes transmission and reduces friction which in turn increases the mileage of this vehicle. The Activa 125 gives you a mileage of 59 kmpl.
Suspension & Brakes - With the telescopic suspension, the Activa 125, produces minimum vibrations and enables you to have a smooth drive in bad road conditions too. The vehicle comes powered by the CBS at the rear, which means Combi Braking System, that ensures shorter braking distance, with more stability.
Other features - Apart from the above features, you also find new features like the tubeless tyres, maintenance free battery, 5-spoke alloy wheels, HET and the CBS. You also get an option of the storage box under the handlebar.
Overview - Priced between Rs. 50,00 to Rs. 52,000(varies from city to city), the Honda Activa 125 is a great option if you are looking for a heavy engine vehicle. This scooter is available in 4 colours - Black, Pearl Sunbeam White, Midnight Blue Metallic, and Sword Silver Metallic. So, with the new technology and bigger body, Activa 125 will surely steal the show.