Honda Activa 5G Vs. TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

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Honda launched the new Activa 5G in India with a host of new features and two new colour options. The new Activa 5G remains the same when it comes to overall design. But subtle changes such as the new LED headlamp with prominent chrome garnish enhance the appeal of the scooter.

Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

The Honda Activa has been ruling the scooter segment in India, and we expect the Activa 5G to deliver the same results for Honda. One of the rivals for Honda Activa 5G is the TVS Jupiter. So, how does the TVS Jupiter fare against the newly launched Honda Activa 5G?

Let's find out in this comparison between Honda Activa 5G and TVS Jupiter on design, specifications, features, price and mileage.

Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

Design

The overall design of the new Honda Activa 5G remains identical to the Activa 4G. The prominent changes are the LED headlight with integrated DRL and chrome garnish. The front apron also remains unchanged as compared to the Activa 4G.

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    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    On the side profile, apart from the new 5G badging, rest of the design elements remains the same as the Activa 4G. The rear of scooter features the same taillight and a large pillion grab rail.

    The Activa 5G has not received any significant update, but Honda has made sure that the scooter looks refreshing with the addition of small design changes.

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    On the other hand, the TVS Jupiter has a simple design and more matured look. The scooter features a neatly designed headlamp, apron-mounted turn indicators.

    The side profile of the TVS Jupiter features a prominent Jupiter branding on the sides and chrome cover for the exhaust muffler. The rear of the scooter gets an external fuel filler cap and a simple tail lamp cluster. Overall, both the scooters are evenly matched when it comes to design.

    Overall Design Rating

    Honda Activa 5G 8/10
    TVS Jupiter 8/10

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    Features

    The new Honda Activa 5G comes loaded with new features such as a semi-digital instrument cluster with service intervals and ECO speed indicator, LED headlamp, LED daytime running lights and 4-in-1 lock.

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    The scooter also gets new shopping hooks on the front and rear of the front floorboard area and seat-release button. Apart from that the Activa 5G also gets mobile phone charging point similar to the Activa 4G.

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    The TVS Jupiter also comes with a host of features such as twin pilot lamps, LED tail light, retractable bag hooks, external fuel filler, mobile charging point, large under seat storage, alloy wheels and dual-side handle lock.

    The Jupiter gets all the features except for the LED headlight. But it gets an external fuel filler which will be very convenient.

    Overall Feature Rating

    Honda Activa 5G 8/10
    TVS Jupiter 7.5/10

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    Safety

    The Honda Activa 5G features Honda's Combi-brake System (CBS) as the 4G version but does not get a front disc brake even as an option.

    The TVS Jupiter also gets sync brake system which works the same as CBS. TVS also offers a front disc brake as an option.

    Overall Safety Rating

    Honda Activa 5G 7/10
    TVS Jupiter 8/10

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    Engine Specifications, Gearbox & Mileage

    Honda Activa 5G draws power from the same 109.19cc single-cylinder engine which produces 8bhp and 9Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a CVT gearbox. The Activa 5G returns a claimed mileage of 60kpl.

    Powering the TVS Jupiter is a 109.7cc single-cylinder engine producing 7.8bhp and 8Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a CVT gearbox. TVS claims that the Jupiter will deliver a mileage of 62kpl.

    Overall Engine Rating

    Honda Activa 5G 8/10
    TVS Jupiter 8/10

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    Pricing

    The Honda Activa 5G carries a price tag of Rs 52,460 for the standard model and Rs 54,325 for the DLX variant. All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi).

    The TVS Jupiter is priced at Rs 49,966 for the base variant and goes all the way up to Rs 55,066 for the ZX Disc variant. All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi). The Activa 5G and TVS Jupiter are closely priced, but the additional features of Activa 5G make it a wise choice.

    Honda Activa 5G Vs TVS Jupiter Comparison: Design, Specifications, Features, Price & Mileage

    Verdict

    Both the Activa 5G and the TVS Jupiter are ideal scooters for daily commuting and offer a lot of features for the price it demands. But the new Activa 5G now comes with a stylish LED light which makes it stand apart from the crowd.

    There is not much of a difference in the pricing of the two scooters, but with the few additional features, Activa 5G should be a good choice. If you are looking for a scooter with simple design and added safety of front sic brake, then TVS Jupiter should be your option.

    Story first published: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 18:48 [IST]
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