Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has started the deliveries of its first BS-VI product - the new Activa 125. The Indian arm of the Japanese two-wheeler brand selected the first day of Navratri to commence the deliveries of vehicle. The keys of the BS-VI Activa 125 were handed over to the first customer, Ankur Arora, in New Delhi.
Commenting on the beginning of the PAN India deliveries of the BS-VI Activa 125, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said:
There is a lot of excitement around the 1st BSVI mass segment 2Wheeler in India. With the overwhelming response, we are delighted to begin the deliveries giving one more reason to our customers to celebrate this festival with ‘#aQuietRevolution’.
Launched on 11 September, the new, BS-VI Honda Activa 125 is available from INR 67,490* onwards. Check out the variant-wise prices below:
- Standard: INR 67,490
- Alloy: INR 70,990
- Deluxe: INR 74,490
The BS-VI version comes with as many as 26 new patent applications. The vehicle is available in three variants – Standard, Alloy and Deluxe – and 4 colours options – Rebel Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Heavy Grey Metallic & Pearl Precious White. Honda is also offering a special 6-year warranty package (3 years standard + 3 years optional extended warranty) with the BS-VI Activa 125.
The feature list on the new BS-VI Honda Activa 125 includes a LED headlight with signature LED Position Lamp and a chrome chest on the apron. The BS-VI Activa 125 is larger (36 mm longer, 3 mm wider and 19 mm taller) than the model it replaces.
The cockpit has also received revisions, and the updated instrument console features a semi-digital display. The various readings available on the instrument console include ECO indicator, real-time economy, average fuel consumption and distance to empty. The speedometer is an analogue unit, and a digital screen combines the functions of the odometer, malfunction light, service due indicator and the clock. The vehicle also benefits from a external fuel lid, 5-in-1 key slot, front glove box, full metal body and a side-stand indicator with engine inhibitor.
In terms of performance, the new BS-VI Activa 125 employs a 124 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with a fuel injection system that delivers 6.10 kW (8.29 PS) of power at 6,500 rpm. Key additions to the BS-VI compliant engine include PGM-FI Honda Eco Technology (HET), a new ACG silent start system, Honda Enhanced Smart Power (eSP) and Idling Stop System. Honda claims a 13% improvement in the fuel economy numbers over the BS-IV model.