Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) has launched the latest generation model of the company's highest-selling two-wheeler in India, the new Suzuki Access 125. The Access 125 is also India's highest-selling 125 cc scooter, and Suzuki has updated the company's bestselling scooter ahead of the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission regulations which will come into effect from April 1, 2020. While the new Suzuki Access 125 is not radically different from the outgoing BS4 model it replaces, there are some important changes, to the fuelling, as well as some new feature additions. Here's a look at what all has changed on the new Suzuki Access 125.
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Design & Features
The overall design of the 2020 Suzuki Access 125 is not significantly different from the outgoing model it replaces. While Suzuki has decided to continue with the same overall silhouette and dimensions, there are some cosmetic and feature additions in the new model. The 2020 model gets a new LED headlight, an updated instrument console with new features like a battery voltage indicator, and a strip of light around the analogue speedometer which offers what Suzuki calls the Eco Assist Illumination; it essentially turns green when being ridden with optimum fuel consumption.
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Other features include a long and comfortable seat, enlarged footboard, and a best-in-class underseat storage space of 22.3 litres. Also new is an external fuel filler cap, although there's no remote fuel lid operation available from the multi-function ignition key.
Engine & Performance
The fuel-injected engine offers smooth and refined performance, although there's been a marginal drop in power and peak torque. The updated engine offers 8.6 bhp of maximum power at 6,750 rpm and peak torque of 10 Nm at 5,500 rpm, a marginal 0.5 Nm loss in torque. What that is compensated for is smoother throttle feel, and according to Suzuki, the BS6 model of the Access 125 offers top-class performance with low fuel consumption.
Prices & Variants
The 2020 Suzuki Access 125 is available in a choice of five variants, starting with a steel wheel, drum brake variant, with combined braking system (CBS), which is priced at ₹ 64,800 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The drum brake, cast alloy wheel variant is priced at ₹ 66,800 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), and the Access 125 drum brake, cast alloy Special Edition variant with matte finish colours and contrast coloured seat is priced at ₹ 68,500 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The base disc brake version in cast alloys is priced at ₹ 67,800 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), while the top-spec, disc-brake and alloy wheel Special Edition is priced at ₹ 69,500 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).