Honda Activa 125 FI BS6 that is the first mass-market scooter to comply with upcoming BS6 emission norms, has finally been launched in India. The scooter gets a complete overhaul from its exterior to underpinned motor and included features as well. The Honda motor company has boost up the production of this new BS-6 compliant Activa 125 FI and its delivery to customers to commence from September 28, 2019. Here in this post, we are going to put light on the 5 major aspects which will lock your focus instantly.
The design of the new Honda Activa 125 is all identical to the outgoing model. However, the bike maker has made a sort of changes to give a fresh appeal to its styling. It is full steel body scooter which receives chrome accents on the front apron and side panel which give it a premium look. The LED headlight and signature LED position lights are new along with the newly added front glove box for extra storage.
In terms of features, the new Honda Activa 125 FI gets the inclusion of 4-in-1 lock setup which comprises of functionalities such as steering lock, remote operation for under-seat hatch operation, and remote operation for the external fuel filler lid as well. In addition to this, the instrument cluster is all-new which is a part-analogue and part digital unit supplying information like fuel economy, average fuel economy and others. While the side stand indicator restricts riders from starting the engine in case the stand is down.
Engine and Performance:
The Honda Activa 125 BS-6 FI is powered by a 124 cc, four-stroke, fuel-injected engine that is rated to develop the maximum power of 8.2bhp at 6,500rpm and the peak torque of 10.3Nm at 5,000rpm. As the company claims the engine has been revised to lower down friction and it is a more refined iteration and operate smoothly.
If the fuel efficiency of the scooter is concerned, it's around 10-13 per cent more over the outgoing model. The introduction of an idle-stop system also supports increasing fuel economy by switching off the engine at lights, and brief stops.
The new Honda Activa 125 BS6 is launched in three variants. The introductory price tag for its standard variant is INR 67, 490 (ex-showroom, Delhi) which increase up to INR 70,990 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the alloy wheel variant, and INR 74,490 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the deluxe variant.