- BS-VI Honda Activa is expensive than the BS-IV models.
- The deliveries will start from Navratri on September 29, 2019.
- BS-VI Honda Activa comes in four colors.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has launched the country's as well as the brand's first BS-VI scooter in form of Activa 125 at a starting price of Rs 67,490 (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). It will be available in three variants - Standard, Alloy, and Deluxe - while being a bit less powerful than the BS-IV models. The BS-VI Honda Activa is offered with 3 years of standard engine warranty and 3 years extended warranty. The entry-level variant of the new Activa is nearly Rs 2478 pricier than the top-end model of the outgoing model.
Earlier this year, when Honda had officially unveiled the BS-VI Activa, it had stated that it had filed 26 patents during the development of this new scooter. Some of the new features include a new starter system with no noise, digital-analog meter, and an idle start-stop system. Moreover, the new instrument cluster also reflects the real-time mileage figures and range info. It also displays the side-stand down indicator with an engine inhibitor which doesn't start the engine when the side stand is down. There are a couple more notable updates in form of a front glove box and external fuel-filler cap. The scooter will be available in four colors while it features a sharper headlamp than before.
Under the hood, it has the 124cc BS-VI certified engine which generates maximum power output of 8.1bhp at 6500rpm which is lesser than the BS-IV model as it used to have a top power of 8.5bhp. Also, the engine now features fuel-injected technology which results in being 13 percent more fuel efficiency along with reduced emission levels. The BS-IV model used to feature a carburetted engine. Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road, Transport & Highways and MSME, Government of India was the chief guest on the launch of India's first BS-VI two-wheeler. The mass production of the scooter has already commenced while the deliveries will start from the first day of Navratri, i.e. September 29, 2019.