Yesterday my friend asked me about Honda Activa. He wanted to own it and was in need of its pros and cons and being a motorcycle blogger, he preferred to ask me. I told him only what I knew about the Scooty but in evening I realized bikeSpace has not reviewed Honda Activa yet. So it took me about 5 hours to examine this great scooty so as I could provide the necessary information to my readers and visitors. I should say, this is the best scooty out their in market. So let’s get to know this bike!
An Overview On Honda Activa:
Should I call it a scooter? It doesn’t offer any boring looks like any other scooter do. No doubt, it is the most adored scooty in India and the credit goes to its stylish looks and stunning color schemes. Design responses in comfort for family ride as well in style for youth. Activa comes with plastic panels featuring impact resistant ABS that make the scooty feel lighter and reduces the curb weight to 110kg. The Honda Activa features an OHC engine with displacement of 102cc which can produce a maximum power of 8bhp @ 7500rpm. Moreover, the scooty has V-Matic 4-speed transmission which delights the riding experience.
Spacing And Hardware Of Honda Activa
The latest version of Honda Activa has receivd some good changes. Like it feels the new one offers more space between handle bars and seating. Besides, to get your things stored, you have two places to choose within.
- A designed storage box below handle bars for light items
- Spacious storage (18lt) beneath seat so as to store large items like Helmet and tool kits
Brakes And Suspension Of Honda Activa
Not expecting much on this side, brakes in Honda Activa are 130mm drum type on rear as well on front. Here i should say, TVS Rockz takes a lead in here. But still a special add-on on brakes from Honda in the form of CBS which helps in managing balance on bike when rear brake is activated. In simpler words, front brake is activated when you hit rear one. This reduces chances of skidding. The suspensions earn a lot of credit for comfort criteria. The suspension at front is loaded with spring hydraulic damper whereas the rear suspension is unit link with same add-on.
Extra Points To Be Considered
- Honda Activa can produce a good amount of power and some quick acceleration to ride you over 80kmph.
- The fuel tank can reserve just 5.3lt of petrol for you.
- HMSI claims that the scooty can give a fuel mileage of 52kmpl.
Colors And Price Of Honda Activa
Honda Activa can be owned in various shades viz. pearl sunbeam white, metallic, black, lucid red, force silver metallic, wild purple metallic and geny grey.
Honda Activa comes with a price tag of 40,814INR which is pretty acceptable in accordance with its features and reliability.
Combi Brakes And Self-start in Honda Activa Delux version.
Technical Specifications Of Honda Activa
Chassis Tubular Underbone Engine Design SingleCylinder AirCooled OHC Displacement 102 cc Compression Ratio 9.0:1 Maximum Power 7.0@7000 BHP@RPM Maximum Torque 7.85@5500 Nm@rpm Cylinder Bore 9.0:1 Stoke 52 mm Wheel Base 1238 mm Tyre Size Front 90/100-10 53J Rear 90/100-10 53J Wheel Type Alloy Length 1765 mm Height 1130 mm Width 715 mm Clearance 145 mm Saddle Height 760 mm Curb Weight 111 kg Brakes Front Drum, 130 mm Dia, Rear Drum, 130 mm Dia
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