Acquiring Zenith in scooter segment, Honda’s stellar performer Activa underwent a series of updates in its itinerary so far. Having been around for a long time, the 110cc scooter is currently running in third generation. Design largely remains same, but this apart, it has received various updates such as new winkers, side panels, tail lamp etc. Power is derived from the 113cc mill which comes mated to a CVT tranny.
Honda Activa 3G Looks
Propelling to third generation changes nothing much in terms of design and styling, although the scooter comes with a number of additional features. The scooter radically remains unchanged wearing the same silhouette. Moreover, the massive stance is also retained, this somewhat segregates it from being mistaken a scooty. Handle bar in front features head lamp flanked by side indicators. The large seat is well cushioned offering great ride experience to the rider as well as pillion. Grab rail at rear is fitted for the safety of pillion and there is enough space for storage under seat and around the foot area.
Honda Activa 3G Engine Specifications & Transmission
Powering Activa 3G is the reliable 109.2cc, air-cooled, 4 stroke SI engine good for 8bhp of max power at 7500rpm along with top torque of 8.83Nm at 5500rpm. The air-cooled engine is paired to a V-Matic transmission.
Honda Activa 3G Features
Up front, Activa 3G features reworked head lamp and side indicators and lift-up independent cover that enables easy and fast service. Other vital features like combi-brake system, comfortable large seat, edgy side panel, new tail lamp, instrument panel with fuel gauge and indicator, under seat storage space, 3D emblem etc are available also on the Activa 3G.
Honda Activa 3G Performance & Mileage
The 110cc petrol mill achieves claimed top speed of 82 kmph, moreover the spring loaded hydraulic suspension set up is responsible for keeping the scooter balanced on road. The frugal petrol engine is capable of returning promising mileage of 60 kms in a litre.
Honda Activa 3G Braking & Handling
Braking action is dependent on 130mm dual drum brakes and a combi-brake system is also incorporated to add force to the stopping power.
Honda Activa 3G Wheels and Tyres
Tyres measuring 90/100-10 are fitted in front and rear featuring 10 inch rims. The tyre size although could have been a tad bigger considering the massive body of the scooter.
Honda Activa 3G Competition
Clearly the segment leader, Activa has maintained its pinnacle over the years. In fact Activa was a crucial product in giving the feeble segment a new lease of life. With the popularity increasing manifold, two-wheeler manufacturers have brought in their models to grab a pie of the popular segment. TVS’ Jupiter is the prime rival climbing up the popularity chart, besides, rivals like Hero Maestro, Mahindra Gusto and TVS Wego also compete with Activa.
Imposing fuel economy, reliability, affordable and feature loaded
Under-sized tyres and lethargic suspension