The 125cc scooter segment in India, is the most popular space among the biking enthusiasts. As it is new and evolving with the introduction of new models from different manufacturers. Here, in this post we are going to compare three lately launched 125cc scooters which belongs to renowned automakers of our country. They are Suzuki Burgman Street 125, TVS Ntorq 125 and Honda Grazia. Let's check how these scooters will go against each other via comparing their specs on write down aspects.
In terms of design and styling, all three of the scooters are head turners. However, the TVS Ntorq 125 which make us remind of Honda Dio features least busy design of all. Thanks to dual tone colour, and executive bits like very stylish LED tail lamp and split grab rails offers an appealing look to the scooter.
The Honda Grazia follows intense body language with aggressive headlamp setup at front and lots of edges across the body. Besides, it got dual tone treatment as like the TVS Ntorq and large tail lamp with integrated turn indicators and split grab rails.
The Suzuki Burgman Street is the only maxi-scooter available in the segment which draws design and styling cues from its elder sibling in international lineup. It gets a large windscreen and smart looking headlamps and taillamps.
In terms of technological perspective, the Burgman Street and Honda Grazia receive LED headlamps with position lights and a fully digital instrument cluster. While, the TVS Ntorq gets halogen lamps with DRLs and 'Smartxonnet' infotainment system which offers electronic aids such as Bluetooth connectivity, navigation assist, riding modes, caller id, last parked location assist and more.
On the safety front, the braking setup on all three of the scooters contains a single front disc and a rear drum brake. While the telescopic front forks is usual on all three of scooters. The Suzuki Burgman Street 125 get hydraulic type rear shock absorbers. The TVS Ntorq gets hydraulic coil spring rear shock absorbers and the Honda Grazia is blessed with spring loaded hydraulic type rear shock absorbers. The tyres are all tubeless units.
The 2018 Suzuki Burgman shares its powertrain from the flagship scooter available in market, the Suzuki Access 125. The 124 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke engine churns out 8.7 bhp at 7,000 rpm and 10.2 Nm of peak torque at 5,000 rpm.
Almost similar engine unit takes care of propelling on the Honda Grazia with 8.52 bhp at 6500 rpm and a peak torque of 10.54 Nm @ 5000 rpm.An all new CVT-REVV 124.79 cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled SOHC single spawn out 9.3 bhp at 7,500 rpm and develops a peak torque of 10.5 Nm.
The CVT transmission is a common unit on all the three scooters. Brand Reliability: According to the history of all these companies, it is found that the Honda has survived the longest in the terms of customer assurance as well as reliability. With Activa being the most awarded and household name in the scooter segment and from the house of Honda it must be safe to say that the Honda have won the relaibility point just by offering foolproof engine and durability in its scooters.
Honda Grazia having the same tried and tested 125cc engine may survive longer than the similar offerings from Suzuki and TVS.