The Honda Activa 6G is the latest generation model of the extremely popular scooter and also gets the most comprehensive upgrades to grace the model in years. The new Honda Activa 6G meets the new BS6 emission norms with prices starting from Rs. 67,843 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The scooter is offered in the standard and Deluxe trim, while the feature list witnesses a major addition making the model more comparable to its competitors.
The new Honda Activa 6G retains the familiar design language but the body panels have been revised for a fresh new look. The scooter gets a redesigned front apron, revised LED headlamp, and a new tail section inspired by the Activa 125. The side panels get minor revisions including the new air vents for that fresh look. The new Activa now rides on a larger 12-inch front wheel while the rear continues to be 10-imch unit. There are no alloy wheels available even as an option.
The new Honda Activa 6G is based on the same platform as the Activa 125 and benefits from a larger proportions, longer wheelbase, improved floor space and higher ground clearance. The feature list has seen some major additions including the multi-function key with remote hatch opening, both for the seat hatch and new external fuel filler lid, as well as an engine kill switch. The scooter also comes with an ACG silent starter motor, engine start-stop switch with the one touch-start function.
Power on the Honda Activa 6G comes from the updated 109 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled motor with fuel injection that develops 7.68 bhp at 8,000 rpm, and 8.79 Nm of peak torque at 5,250 rpm. The engine is paired with a CVT automatic. The heavily revised motor comes with Honda's Enhanced Smart Power (ESP) technology also includes friction reduction inside the engine. These include an offset cylinder for better refinement, a compact crankshaft, optimised piston, and improved combustion. The new Activa 6G is said to be 10 per cent more fuel efficient than the Activa 5G it. The scooter is also lighter by 2 kg with a kerb weight of 107 kg.
The new Honda Activa 6G also gets telescopic forks at the front for the first time and single shock absorber at the rear. The model comes with drum brakes at either end with the company’s Combi-Braking System (CBS) as standard. The new Activa 6G is offered in six colours - Glitter Blue Metallic, Pearl Spartan Red, Dazzle Yellow metallic, Black, Pearl Precious White and Matte Axis Grey Metallic. The scooter competes against the TVS Jupiter 110 and the Hero Pleasure 110Plus in the segment.