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Honda Activa Scooters: Activa Price in India, Specifications, Mileage

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Highlights

  • The Honda Activa is the largest selling two-wheeler in India
  • It has three variants on sale in India at present
  • The Honda Activa made its debut in India in 2000

The Honda Activa is reigning the two-wheeler market as the most sold two-wheeler model in India. Over 10 million units have been sold ever since it made its debut in the country in 2000. Over the years, it kept on receiving updates and currently, there are 3 models of the Honda Activa which are on sale. These are the Honda Activa 3G, the latest generation model of the Activa; the Honda Activa I, a smaller, lightweight version of the Activa and lastly, the Honda Activa 125, which gets a bigger 125cc engine along with few other updates. Here is a quick recap of what all these models offer and their features.

1. Honda Activa 3G: 

Honda Activa 3G Scooter
(The Honda Activa is a best-seller for HMSI)

This Honda Activa 3G is the third generation model of the Activa, which was launched in early 2015, 15 years after the first generation Activa made its debut in India. It is still powered by an 110cc engine which produces 8bhp and 8.83Nm of torque. Of course, Honda Two Wheelers introduced new technologies such as Honda Eco Technology (HET), which essentially improved the fuel efficiency figures and the performance too. The ARAI claimed efficiency for the Honda Activa 3G is 60Km/l. The Activa was always a spartan scooter and was more about practicality and ease of use than performance and desirability.

It gets an analogue instrumentation panel whereas some of the competition has moved on to digital or at least part analogue part digital consoles. Its immediate competition is the TVS Jupiter and the Hero Maestro Edge along with the Mahindra Gusto and the Yamaha Fascino. A few months ago, 50 Honda Activa scooters were retro-fitted with CNG engines in order to create awareness about green and sustainable energy as well. The price for the Honda Activa 3G is ₹ 50,048 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Honda Activa 3G Specifications

Length 1761mm
Width 710mm
Height 1149mm
Engine 109.2cc air-cooled, single cylinder
Max Power 8bhp @ 7500rpm
Transmission type V-Matic
Max Speed 82km/h
Tyre Size (Front) 90/100-10
Tyre Size (Rear) 90/100-10
Rim size (front) 10 inch
Front Suspension Spring loaded hydraulic type
Rear Suspension Spring loaded hydraulic type
Kerb Weight 108kg

2. Honda Activa i: 

Honda Activa i Scooter(Honda Activa i)

The Honda Activa i, in essence, is a smaller, lighter version of the Activa itself that was targeted towards young college-going students and riders of the fairer sex. It makes use of plastic body panels as compared to the metallic body of the Activa and is what Honda calls a 'Personal Compact Automatic Scooter.' It weighs 103kg, which is 5kg lighter than the Honda Activa's 108kg. The engine and the underpinnings are the same as that on the Activa. The claimed efficiency of the Honda Activa i is 67Km/l. As far as features are concerned the Activa i too has the exact same features as they are on the Honda Activa. The Activa i was launched with new colour schemes a couple of months ago as well. The prices for the Honda Activa i start at ₹ 46,744 (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Honda Activa i Specifications

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Length 1795mm
Width 705mm
Height 1115mm
Ground Clearance 165mm
Engine 109.2cc single-cyliinder, air-cooled
Max Power 8bhp @ 7500rpm
Max Torque 8.74Nm @ 5500rpm
Transmission V-Matic
Max Speed 83km/h
Tyre Size (Front) 90/100-10
Tyre Size (Rear) 90/100-10
Rim size (front) 10 inch
Rim Size (rear) 10 inch
Front Suspension Spring loaded hydraulic type
Rear Suspension Spring loaded hydraulic type
Kerb Weight 103kg

3. Honda Activa 125:

Honda Activa 125 Scooter(Honda Activa 125)
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The Honda Activa 125 was first showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo and was launched a couple of months later across India. This was the first time Honda had ventured into the 125cc scooter segment. The Honda Activa 125 saw a few changes as compared to its other Activa siblings. The engine remained the same but the displacement was increased by increasing the bore and stroke, making 8.7bhp and 10.12Nm of torque. The claimed efficiency was 59Km/l. Also, there were a few styling changes as well. The biggest change was the telescopic suspension, 12-inch wheels and the optional disc brake upfront. This was also the first time that these three particular features made their way into a Honda scooter, giving it high speed stability and a great ride quality. The instrumentation panel too is part analogue-part digital with a trip meter as well, a first on an Indian scooter. The Honda Activa 125 had the longest list of features amongst the three Activa models and of course, is the most expensive too. The prices for the Activa 125 start at ₹ 56,221. (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Honda Activa 125 Specifications

Length 1814mm
Width 704mm
Height 1151mm
Ground clearance 155mm
Engine 124.9cc four-stroke, air-cooled
Transmission V-Matic
Max Speed 85km/h
Tyre Size (Front) 12 inch
Tyre Size (Rear) 10 inch
Front Suspension Telescopic
Rear Suspension Spring loaded hydraulic type
Brakes 190mm front disc or 130mm front drum,
130mm rear drum (CBS)
Kerb Weight 110kg

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