Honda India has launched the 2017 version of the Activa 125 with a set of updates. The scooter hasn’t undergone any major changes but now comes with a chrome plate on the front apron. The only change you observe is the bigger Honda badge on the front and new LED position lamps. Honda claims that 2017 Activa 125 is the automatic scooter to get both auto headlamp on (AHO) and BS IV engine.
“Activa 125 is No. 1 selling 125cc automatic scooter of India with over 6 lakh customers and counting. Invigorating the segment once again, Honda’s Activa 125 is now the first automatic scooter in India to meet both the AHO and BS-IV norms. Having completely new Fantastic looks with a compelling combination of new LED position lights and chrome chest, the new Alloy variant and added convenience features; we are confident that the all new Activa 125 will strengthen its leadership even more in 2017-18.” Says, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
Elaborating into the 2017 Activa 125 features, it gets a retractable hook at the front and a mobile charging socket. On engine font, the scooter remained same without any noticeable changes. The 125cc engine produces 8.52 bhp at 6,500rpm and churns out 10.544 Nm torque at 5,000rpm, mated to a CVT unit. The honda’s patented Combi Braking system does make its presence in the latest 2017 Activa 125.
The telescopic suspension up front remains same in the new Activa 125. The equalizer system balances the braking inputs on both the wheels and reduces stopping distances. The updated 125 cc Activa is available in same five colors, while the Mat Crust Metallic color added to the range. 2017 Activa 125 price starts at Rs 56,954 (Ex-showroom Delhi)