Activa, the loveliest and the best-selling brand of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) launched its Honda Activa 125 BS-VI (Bharat Stage 6) version on 11 September 2019.
Well, it was undoubtedly, one of the most-awaited two-wheeler of 2019.
The BS-VI version of Honda is the only second 125 cc scooter after the Hero Maestro Edge 125 FI with the fuel injector technology. A successor of Honda Activa 125 BS-IV, it provides more than ten times the fuel efficiency feature.
Minoru Kato, Managing Director, President, and CEO at HMSI, said that the Honda Activa BS-VI is a kind of revolution in superior technology.
How true, isn’t it?
Want to know more about this exclusive beauty? Well, then keep scrolling.
- The fuel injector technology gives a premium of more than 10% superiority over its previous variants.
- It has the world-renowned and the most stringent BS-VI emission norms, a great initiative to combat pollution.
- It comes in various colors such as Rebel Red Metallic, Pearl Precious White, Heavy Grey Metallic, Majestic Brown Metallic, and Midnight Blue Metallic.
- Its several awesome updates include chrome inserts on side panels, LED headlamps with reflectors, new-tail lamps, and so on.
- It is the first model in the segment with a ‘Side Stand Indicator,’ means, the engine will not start while the side stand is engaged.
- It has a single-cylinder 124 cc engine with Honda Enhanced Smart Power and Honda Eco Technology to minimize friction and improve combustion.
- Instead of the conventional starter, the model with the AC generator charges the battery during the ride.
- It is 707 mm in width, 1,850 mm in length, and 1,170 mm in height and has a 1,260 mm wheelbase.
- Its digital readout can display range, current fuel economy, average fuel economy, total trip, eco-indicator, clock, and service due along with an indicator for side stand. In short, its instrument panel is part analog as well as part digital.
Here are some specifically defined technical details of the new two-wheeler from Honda.
It gets a BS-VI compliant single-cylinder 124 cc, Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), four-stroke, a fan-cooled engine that provides 8.29 hp and 10.3 Nm of torque @ 5000 rpm.
The engine creates a maximum power of 6.1 kilowatts @ 6,500 rpm. On the other hand, the older version gives out 8.52 bhp @ 6,500 rpm.
The new model comes with a telescopic suspension at the three-step adjustable and front spring-loaded hydraulic unit at the rear.
It has a 10-inch tire at the back and a 12-inch one at the front.
These are 130 mm drums at the rear and 190 mm disc at the front.
The Honda Activa 125 BS-VI comes in three variants:
STD – Rs. 67,676 (Metal Sheet Wheels)
Alloy – Rs. 71,276 (Alloy Wheels)
Deluxe – Rs. 74,726 (Alloy Wheels)
- Fuel and Ignition key
The fuel filler cap is external in this model. Also, its multi-function ignition key features remote fuel lid operation and seat hatch opening function as well.
The mileage of the new version Honda Activa 125 BS-VI is better by almost 13% if you compare it with its older versions or its strong competitors in the market.
It has an impressive standard three years of warranty provided by HMSI, which you can further extend up to six years.
However, the newer model with the BS-VI version retains the same silhouette and dimensions as the outgoing one. But there are some cosmetic updates in the overall structure as described above. It is vigorously challenging the Suzuki Access 125 and Hero Maestro Edge 125.
Well, the fact is that an eco-revolution is more than mandatory in a rising state of vehicular pollution and this concern is well-examined and taken care of by Honda Activa 125 BS-VI. No wonder India’s Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari himself launched the model and spoke on the importance of alternate fuel.
So, have you planned the test ride for the new scooter from Honda yet? Well, if not, click here to register today.
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