Honda Activa 5G comes equipped with LED headlamp and position lamp among other feature additions; powertrain remains the same

Honda’s legacy with Activa is so profound in India and has established the brand’s credentials in the domestic market. It took the opportunity at the 2018 Auto Expo to showcase a slew of upcoming launches including the next generation Activa. At the Activa Legacy Zone, Honda has also displayed the previous avatars of the Activa from the last 17 years. Here is everything you need to know about the Honda Activa 5G:

Honda Activa 5G India Launch

Honda Activa 5G India LaunchMarch or April 2018

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd., has revealed the upcoming version of the bestselling Activa at the ongoing 2018 Auto Expo in Greater Noida. It is expected to enter the domestic market sometime next month.

Honda-Activa-5G-Top.jpgHonda Activa 5G India Price

Honda Activa 5G India PriceRs. 54,000

The fifth-generation Activa is more likely to be priced at around Rs. 54,000. That is, not in a dissimilar fashion to the outgoing model.


Honda Activa 5G Engine and Specification

Engine109.19 cc HET single-cylinder BS4 air-cooled
Power8 bhp at 7,500 rpm
Torque9 Nm at 5,500 rpm
TransmissionCVT automatic
Top Speed83 kmph

The Honda Activa 5G is powered by the same single-cylinder air-cooled BS4 compliant engine which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 8 bhp at 7,500 rpm and 9 Nm of peak torque delivered at 5,500 rpm. The reliable 109.19 cc HET engine is connected to a variomatic transmission and is claimed to have a top speed of around 83 kmph.

Honda-Activa-5G-Badge.jpgHonda Activa 5G Dimension

Length1,761 mm
Width710 mm
Height1,149 mm
Wheelbase1,238 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity5.3 litres
Kerb Weight108 kg
Under Storage Capacity18 litres

The Honda Activa 5G won’t have any dimensional changes compared to its predecessor. It measures 1,761 mm in length, 710 in width, 1,149 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1,238 mm. It stands 153 mm above the ground and features a seat height of 765 mm.


Honda Activa 5G Mileage

Honda Activa 5G Mileage58 kmpl

Honda could introduce slight changes to the HET engine in order to make it more fuel efficient and we expect the claimed mileage to be around 58 kmpl.

Honda-Activa-5G-Instrument-Cluster.jpgHonda Activa 5G Design and Features

The Honda Activa 5G comes equipped with noticeably substantial updates compared to the outgoing scooter. Additionally, it gets a new variant called Deluxe. The Activa 5G will feature full LED headlamp and position lamp which are claimed by the Japanese manufacturer to be the first in the 110 cc segment.


It also gets part-analogue and part-digital instrument cluster for the first time as there is an ECO speed indicator, as well as Service Due Indicator for signaling the next trip to the mechanic. Aesthetically, Honda has not introduced any design change but the front end does feature chrome garnish. It has added a metal muffler protector, front hook and a 4-in-1 lock with seat opener switch and retractable rear hook.

Honda-Activa-5G-Headlamp.jpgHonda Activa 5G Colours

The upcoming scooter will be made available in two new colours schemes namely Dazzle Yellow Metallic and Pearl Spartan Red.

Honda Activa 5G Tyre, Brake and Suspension

Front Brake130 mm Drum
Rear Brake130 mm Drum
Front SuspensionSpring loaded hydraulic
Rear SuspensionSpring loaded hydraulic
Front Tyre90/100-10
Rear Tyre90/100-10

Honda continues with the same mechanical components as the outgoing 4G and uses link-type front suspension and a single rear shock absorber at the rear. The new Activa comes equipped with 130 mm drum brakes on either end with Combined Braking System (CBS) aiding in additional stopping power.


Honda-Activa-5G-Ignition.jpgHonda Activa 5G Key Rivals

The new generation Honda Activa will compete against the likes of TVS Jupiter, Hero Maestro Edge and Suzuki Access.

Honda Activa 5G Images

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