Honda Activa 125

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Honda Activa 125 Review

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Honda Activa 125 Design And Style

Honda Activa 125 Design And Style

The Honda Activa 125 is one of the most popular scooters in the Indian market. The new Activa 125 was launched earlier this year. The company has added a number of features on the new 2018 Activa 125, making it more premium and upmarket.

The Honda Activa 125 is one of the best commuter scooters in India. The Activa nameplate is the most popular brands in the Indian scooter segment. The scooter comes with a slightly different design with the chrome accents at the front. Also the new generation Activa 125, now features LED headlamps, unlike the previous models which has halogen lights. The Honda Activa 125 is available in three trims: Drum, Drum Alloy and Disc.

Honda Activa 125 Engine And Performance

Honda Activa 125 Engine And Performance

The Honda Activa 125 is powered by a 124.9cc, fan-cooled engine. It produces 8.52bhp and 10.54Nm of torque, mated to a V-Matic gearbox. The scooter is lightweight and offers a relaxed upright riding position. The seats offer sufficient padding for comfortable riding, even for long rides. The suspension though, is a bit stiff, with the vibrations and jerks from the road, being felt directly by the rider.

The Honda Activa 125 also offers sharp braking, with the optional disc brakes available at the front. The Activa 125 comes with either 130mm front and rear drum brakes or the optional 190mm front disc. Both versions, however, offer Honda’s combi-brake system (CBS) as standard.

Honda Activa 125 Mileage

Honda Activa 125 Mileage

The Activa 125 is powered by the larger displacement 124cc engine. The Activa 125 is also offered with Honda’s HET technology. This gives the scooter, a decent performance, with improved fuel efficiency. The Honda Activa 125 claims to give an overall mileage figure of around 59km/l.

Honda Activa 125 Important Features

Honda Activa 125 Important Features

The Honda Activa 125 comes with a host of new features, compared to the previous generation. Some of the main features on the Activa 125: LED headlamps with position lights, digital-analogue instrument cluster with ECO speed indicator, chrome metal muffler cover, full metal body and 4-in-1 lock with seat opening switch.

The Activa 125 also features standard telescopic front suspension, along with a monoshock at the rear. The scooter also comes with 12-inch and 10-inch tubeless tyres at the front and rear, respectively.

Honda Activa 125 Verdict

Honda Activa 125 Verdict

The Honda Activa 125 is one of the best-selling scooters in its segment. The Activa nameplate has gained a lot of popularity over the years, becoming a common name in the Indian scooter segment. The 125cc offering, carries forward the nameplate, allowing it to offer a stiff competition in the segment.

Honda Activa 125 Q & A

How is the riding comfort on the Honda Activa 125?

Yes, the Honda Activa 125 provides a relaxed comfortable riding position.

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How is the under-seat storage capacity on the Honda Activa 125?

The Honda Activa does provide a good storage capacity, with the addition of a USB mobile charging port as well. However, it will struggle to fit a basic full-size helmet.

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Honda Activa 125 Models

 62,591.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 64,527.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 66,976.00   Ex-Showroom Price

Honda Activa 125 Specifications

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Calliper Type No
Front Brake Size 130 mm
Front Brake Type Drum
Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension
Front Tyre Size 90/90-12
Front Wheel Size 12 inch
Radial Tyres No
Rear Brake Size 130 mm
Rear Brake Type Drum
Rear Suspension Spring Loaded Hydraulic Type
Rear Tyre Size 90/100-10
Rear Wheel Size 10 inch
Tyre Type Tubeless
Wheel Type Spoke
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Underbone Type
Ground Clearance 155 mm
Kerb Weight 111 kg
Overall Height 1,151 mm
Overall Length 1,814 mm
Overall Width 704 mm
Seat Height 765 mm
Wheelbase 1,260 mm
Engine & Transmission
Bore 52 mm
Clutch Automatic
Compression Ratio --
Cooling System Air Cooled
Cylinders 1
Displacement 124 cc
Fuel Delivery System Carburetor
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type Automatic
Ignition CDI
Max Power 8.5 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 10.54 Nm @ 5,000 rpm
No. of Gears --
Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder
Stroke 58 mm
Transmission Type V-Matic
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Fuel Efficiency & Performance
0 to 60 kmph --
60 to 0 kmph --
Fuel Efficiency Range --
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.3 litres
Mileage - ARAI --
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1 litres
Top Speed --

Honda Activa 125 Features

Antilock Braking System No
Battery MF 12V-3Ah
Brake/Tail Light Bulb Type
Clock Yes
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
Electric System 12V DC
Fuel Guage Yes
Headlight Bulb Type 12V 35/35W
Headlight Type LED
Killswitch No
Low Battery Indicator No
Low Fuel Indicator No
Low Oil Indicator No
No. of Tripmeters 1
Odometer Digital
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Analogue
Stand Alarm No
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat No
Tachometer No
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal Yes

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