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 Launch||March 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 India Price||Rs. 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
|Engine||109.19 cc HET single-cylinder BS4 air-cooled|
|Power||8 bhp at 7,500 rpm|
|Torque||9 Nm at 5,500 rpm|
|Top Speed||83 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.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||5.3 litres|
|Kerb Weight||108 kg|
|Under Storage Capacity||18 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 Mileage||58 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.
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.
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 Brake||130 mm Drum|
|Rear Brake||130 mm Drum|
|Front Suspension||Spring loaded hydraulic|
|Rear Suspension||Spring loaded hydraulic|
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.
The new generation Honda Activa will compete against the likes of TVS Jupiter, Hero Maestro Edge and Suzuki Access.