Key Specs of Honda Activa 125
|Maximum Speed||84 Kmph|
|Power||8.63 PS @ 6500 rpm|
|Cooling System||Air Cooled|
Honda Activa 125
Honda Activa 125 Highlights
Soon after the Grazia launch, Honda has been updating its scooter line-up with more modern features. As a result, the Activa 125, which has been around for quite some time, also recevied an update in the form of LED headlamps, LED position lamps and a bigger 'Honda' badge up front. Convenience enhancing features include the addition of a retractable hook behind the front apron and an optional mobile charging socket under the seat.
The 4-stroke BS-IV engine remains unchanged as the updates are only cosmetic. The 124.9cc, single-cylinder engine churns a maximum power of 8.63PS @ 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 10.54Nm @ 5000 rpm, mated to a CVT gearbox. The company claims that it can reach a top speed of 84kmph and returns a mileage of 60kmpl. It has a total fuel tank capacity of 5.3 litres.
Suspension duties are managed by telescopic front forks and pre-load adjustable rear monoshock. The Activa 125 is equipped with Honda’s Combi Brake System (CBS) for effective braking. The standard version gets 130mm drum brakes at both ends whereas the deluxe version comes with a 190mm disc brake upfront. The 12-inch front and 10-rear come with alloy wheels only on the mid and delxe variant. The base variant gets steel wheels instead.
The Standard variant of the Honda Activa 125 is priced at Rs 59,921. The mid variant with Drum brakes and alloys wheels is priced at Rs 61,858. The Deluxe version on the other hand costs Rs 64,307 (All prices ex-showroom, Delhi). Marketed as a premium family scooterm the Activa 125 competed against the Suzuki Access 125, Hero Destini 125 and the TVS NTorq.
Honda Activa 125 Pros and Cons
Things We Like in Activa 125
- Contemporary styling
- Alloy wheels
- Smooth refined engine
- Good ride quality
- Large comfortable seat
- Big analogue-digital instrumental cluster
- Large footboard
- Disc brakes on option
- Combined braking system
Things We Don't Like in Activa 125
- Pricing for Deluxe version is on higher side
- Power output
- Basic instrumentation
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Honda Activa 125 Price
|Activa 125 Standard60 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.9 cc||Rs.59,921|
|Activa 125 Drum Brake Alloy60 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.9 cc||Rs.61,858|
|Activa 125 Deluxe60 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.9 cc||Rs.64,307|
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Honda Activa 125 Mileage
Honda Activa 125 Standard gives a mileage of 60 Kmpl as claimed by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
Honda Activa 125 Specifications
|Mileage||60 Kmpl ARAI Mileage|
|Fuel Capacity||5.3 L|
|Engine Type||Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SI Engine|
|Maximum Speed||84 Kmph|
Honda Activa 125 Features
|Head Lamp||LED (AHO) With LED Chrome Chest|
|LED Tail Light||N|
Honda Activa 125 User Reviews
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Honda Bike dealers in Delhi
- Smooth Honda
6-A Netaji Subhash Marg, Darya Ganj, Delhi., Delhi 110002
- V. D. Honda
RZ-1A, Gali No. 2, Sitapuri, Pankha Road, New Delhi., Delhi 110006
- Bhasin Honda
28, Raja Garden, New Delhi., Delhi 110015
- Uday Honda
81, Adhchini, Sri Aurbindo Marg, New Delhi., Delhi 110017
- Shuban Sai Honda
WZ-64 Guru Nanak Nagar, New Delhi., Delhi 110018
Activa 125 price in India
|Hyderabad||Rs. 61,898 - 66,284|
|Chennai||Rs. 62,678 - 67,063|
|Delhi||Rs. 59,921 - 64,307|
|Mumbai||Rs. 62,071 - 66,456|
|Pune||Rs. 61,180 - 65,565|
|Bangalore||Rs. 62,343 - 66,729|
|Kolkata||Rs. 62,430 - 66,816|
Honda Activa 125 Expert Review
Honda has added a tinge of excitement to Activa 125 by including numerous features to the offerings list and making it compliant with the BS-IV emission standards. It supersedes opponents predominately on these grounds. Honda Activa 125 is a powerful, appealing and rider-focussed scooter that lives up to the consumer expectations. The style enhancing elements are more than pleasing especially the FRONTASTIC chrome chest equipped with LED position lights. Further features like the mobile charging socket, 18-litre under seat glove box, retractable front hook and telescopic front suspension system make it a desirable ride to own.
Moving from the convenience front to practical and safety front, Honda has blessed the scooter with the Combi braking system, AHO, solid metal body, disc brake which is a part of Activa 125 Deluxe variant. To get your hands on this amazing Honda product you need to shell out Rs 56,954 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) for the Standard variant which comes with steel wheel, Rs 58,900 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) for Alloy variant with Drum brakes and the range-topping variant Activa 125 Deluxe can be bought at Rs 61,362 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) which comes with alloy wheels and front disc brake.
Design and Features
Honda is known for its elegant yet practical styling and with all new Honda Activa 125, the company designers have certainly not disappointed anyone. The 125cc scooter is simply a treat to watch as it glides down the road. Despite its tough metal looks it has the poise to attract new buyers. What makes you fall in love with this scooter is its uniquely designed front panel. The front features a large headlamp cluster with LED position lights and an attractive chrome chest that leaves a fantastic impression on viewers’ mind. There is a sophisticated digital analogue meter which displays components like analogue speedometer, digital trip meter, odometer and fuel gauge. The display is lit by adequate lighting which makes it easy to read for the rider. The cuts and cosmetic lines across its side add sparkle to its overall appeal. The seating position is optimal for a rider ensuring a comfortable commute. At the rear end, it has grab rails which are stronger than earlier and offer great support to the pillion. Giving a satisfying end to the scooter is the sharp tail which features peculiarly designed tail light with integrated turn indicators.
On the convenience front, it has a lot to offer- from a retractable front hook to an under seat 18L storage space. There is a mobile charging socket in the under seat compartment which is a quite handy feature to have in a two-wheeler when you are on the move. Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) is a part of all new Honda Activa 125 which improves visibility significantly not just in dawn, dusk or fog but also in bright sunlight. Honda has blessed the scooter with Eco Technology and made it BS-IV compliant as well.
A new mid trim with alloys and drum brakes and a new colour (Mat Crust Metallic) option are now part of the Activa 125’s offerings list. Other available colour choices include the Midnight Blue Metallic, Black, Rebel Red Metallic and Pearl Amazing White.
Braking and Handling
Honda Activa 125 features a telescopic suspension at the front which lets the rider pass bumps with ease. While the rear end gets spring loaded hydraulic type suspension unit. Other than Deluxe variant both the variants get drum brakes at the front as well as at the rear ends. Range-topping variant Activa 125 Deluxe gets a 190mm disc brake with 5-spoke alloy wheel at the front and drum brake at the rear. Talking about the tyres, front end sports 90/90 12-inch tubeless tyre while the rear features 90/100 10-inch tubeless tyre. In addition to this, Honda Activa 125 features Combi brake system that adds an extra layer of stability.
Safety and Features
The highlight of safety department would be Combi brake system (CBS) with equalizer. It not only adds stability while braking but a sense of safety to the rider. Plus, there is AHO (Automatic Headlamp On) that lets rider aware of what’s coming with a crystal clear vision. It works well not only in fog, dust or dawn but in bright sunlight.