Honda Activa 6G launched In India, Price, Specs, Colors, Mileage, Features
So, the 6th generation Honda Activa has launched in India. The new Activa 6G is available in two variants standard and Delux. Honda Activa has been the best selling scooter since it was revealed in the Indian market. The Name Scooter and Activa have been a synonym for a long time now, and now Honda is upgrading the Activa to the 6th Gen.
The base standard variant is priced at Rs 63,912, while the Delux variant is priced at Rs 65,412. The new model is priced slightly higher than the older 5th Gen variant, which is much considering the number of upgrades the new model gets.
So let’s find out what’s new in this 6th Gen Activa.
|Engine||109.51cc four-stroke, Fan Cooled BS-6 engine|
|Maximum Power||7.7 Hp at 8,000 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||8.79 Nm at 5,250 RPM|
|Milage KMPL||50-60 Kmpl|
|Price||Rs 63,912 Std|
Rs 65,412 Delux
|Starting Type||Electric and Kick|
|Brakes||130 mm Drum Brakes front and rear|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic forks|
|Rear Suspension||3 step adjustable spring loaded hydraulic suspension|
|Kerb Weight||107 KG|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||5.3 Liters|
Key Features Of Honda Activa 6G
- Fuel Injection System
- Telescopic Front Forks
- Improved Mileage
- Engine Start-Stop Switch
- 12 inch Front Wheel
- 3 Step Adjustable Rear Suspension
- LED Headlamps
Cons Of Activa 6G
- Reduced Power
- Increased Price
- Reduced Torque
- Same Design
Quick Overview of the New Activa 6G
Activa 6G carries the same design as the older 5th generation model which looks outdated now. There are no major design updates in the new model. The new model is available in 6 colors.
The Honda Activa 6G is now updated to a BS 6 engine. One of the major changes is that now it uses a programmed fuel injection system. The new Activa is powered by a 109 cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected, fan-cooled engine.
However, the performance figure on the BS6 model has taken a dip. The BS6 motor churns Out almost 7.7 hp of maximum power and 8.79 Nm of torque. The 5th Generation Activa churned out 8Hp of maximum power and 9 Nm of peak torque at the same RPM range.
One of the other major changes is the inclusion of front telescopic forks, and 3 steps adjustable rear suspension. Due to the suspension upgrade the new Activa will be more comfortable than the old ones.
while it still uses the same 130 mm drum brakes at both ends. It uses a honda in house developed combine braking system like the Activa 5G to further enhance the braking safety.
The New Activa is loaded with new features. The most impressive is the inclusion of a fuel injection system, it will increase the mileage of the Activa marginally and also ensure smooth power delivery.
Activa 6G ESP technology helps silent start. It’s ACG Starter Motor removes gear meshing, gear engagement noise and reduces maintenance.
The suspension on the new Activa has also been upgraded, the front end is now equipped with telescopic forks, while the rear end is equipped with a 3 step adjustable suspension. The comfort and rideability will further be improved with the upgraded suspension.
The new Activa 6G also comes with an engine kill switch. It also has a multi-function switch that makes opening under-seat storage and fuel tank lid convenient.
Now the fuel tank lid is shifted to the back of the seat, just like the Jupiter, which will make filling fuel more convenient. The front wheel of the Activa 6G is now 12-inch size.
The new Tumble flow technology increases the turbulence of the Air-Fuel mixture, which helps in achieving improved combustion and fuel efficiency.
The Honda Activa 6G is priced at Rs 63,912 for the Standard variant.
it is available in 6 color options.
The mileage is around in the range of 50-60Kmpl
Final Verdict On Honda Activa 6G
The new Activa comes with a lot of new features, which makes it still the leader in its segment. however, Honda could have updated its design. The specs and features look promising.
The power figure has been dropped slightly due to the new BS 6 emission norms, but it will not affect the performance of the scooter in the real world condition. Also, the new model returns 10 % more fuel efficiency.
One of the good things about the scooter is in spite of the addition of all-new features, the price is increased by a small margin. Overall Honda Activa 6G is a great and fully loaded scooter in its price segment.
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