– Honda Activa 5G was first unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018.
– The scooter comes in two variants – Standard and Deluxe.
– It uses the same 109cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with HET.
– The scooter gets two new colours – Dazzle Yellow Metallic and Pearl Spartan Red.
Honda 2wheeler India has finally rolled out the updated version of its highly popular 110cc scooter – the Activa. Called the Honda Activa 5G, this new model was put up on display at the Auto Expo 2018 in February. The scooter is available in two variants – Standard and Deluxe – priced at Rs 52,460 and Rs 54,325 (ex-showroom) respectively. Official bookings for the vehicle were already commenced in February, 2018.
Design and styling of the 2018 Honda Activa 5G is identical to the old model. Though, it gets subtle design upgrades and new paint schemes making it look more refreshing. However, mechanics remains unchanged. For people not in the known, Honda Activa nameplate was first introduced in 2001 and it has been the first scooter in its league to cross 1.5 crore cumulative sales. Read: Honda X-Blade 160 Sport Bike – Price & Details
Video – Honda Activa 5G At Auto Expo 2018
The new model has witnessed minor cosmetic makeover along with new colour options. With these attributes, the new Honda Activa 5G gets slightly pricier (around Rs 1,000) than the old model. The standard version of the scooter has been made available at Rs 52,460 and the Deluxe variant is priced at Rs 54,325 (all, ex-showroom). Check Out – Upcoming Honda Bikes & Scooters In India
The new 2018 Activa 5G retains the original design and dimensions. Though, the new body graphics and slightly revised front fascia enhance its new look. The updated model features all-LED headlamp with a position lamp. It also gets the mandatory automatic headlamp on (AHO) function. The Deluxe variant comes with some additional features such as new front hook, new chrome inserts and the muffler with a more durable protector.
The instrument cluster has also been revised with a digital display showing information such as ECO options and additional service due indicator. Similar to the Honda Grazia, the Activa 5G comes equipped with a four-in-one hook with the seat opener switch. It also gets Honda’s Combi Brake System (CBS) with equalizer technology. Read: 2018 Honda CB Hornet 160 ABS Price & Details
Honda has introduced two new shades on the Activa 5G – Dazzle Yellow Metallic and Pearl Spartan Red. Besides this, the scooter comes in seven regular colours – Imperial Red Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Black, Matte Selene Silver Metallic, Majestic Brow Metallic and Trance Blue Metallic. Read – Honda PCX Electric Scooter Is Coming To India
|Engine||109cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
|Max Power||8bhp @ 7,500rpm|
|Max Torque||9Nm @ 5,500rpm|
As mentioned in the beginning, the 2018 Honda Activa 5G derives its power from the same 109cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine benefited with the Honda Eco Technology (HET). This motor, with a CVT gearbox, delivers a top power of 8bhp at 7,500rpm and 9Nm at 5,500rpm of torque. The engine meets the BS4 emission norms.
The new Activa 5G shares its engine with the old 4G model. Therefore, the mileage figure for the new model remains unchanged. It returns a claimed ARAI mileage of 60kmpl. Read: 2018 Honda CBR250R – All You Need To Know
With subtle aesthetic updates, the 2018 Activa 5G will continue to lock horns against the Hero Duet and TVS Jupiter.