HMSI showcased the Honda Activa 5G at the 2018 Auto Expo last month. The scooter has now been launched at INR 52,460 (ex-showroom Delhi). The Honda Activa 5G Deluxe is priced at INR 54,325 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Subtle exterior upgrades differentiate the Activa 5G from its predecessor. There is a new Deluxe variant on offer. The new variant features digital-analogue instrument cluster with ECO speed indicator and Service Due Indicator, full LED Headlamp and position lamp, which Honda claims is industry-first in any 110cc two-wheeler. The Activa 5G also features a new front chrome garnish. Other features include front hook, 4-in-1 lock with seat opener switch and retractable rear hook, and a more durable metal muffler protector.
The tried-and-tested 109.19 cc HET engine continues to power the Honda Activa. It makes makes 8 bhp at 7,500 rpm and 9 Nm at 5,500 rpm. With the variomatic transmission, the scooter can reach a claimed top speed of 83 kmph. It gets a link-type front suspension and a single rear shock absorber. The scooter comes to a halt using 130 mm drum brakes on both ends, with Combined Braking System (CBS).
There are eight colours to choose from: Dazzle Yellow Metallic, Majestic Brown Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Black, Matte Selene Silver Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Trance Blue Metallic, and Pearl Spartan Red.