|Mileage :||55 Kmpl|
|Engine Displ. :||109.19 cc|
|Brakes Front :||Drum|
|Power :||7.92 PS @7000 rpm|
|Kerb Weight :||103 Kg|
|Starting :||Kick and Self Start|
|Wheels Type :||Alloy|
|Tyre Type :||Tubeless|
|Digital Fuel Indicator :||No|
|Standard Warranty (Years) :||2|
Honda has passed on the GST benefits to its customers and prices for its two-wheelers have dropped between Rs 300 and Rs 700 depending on the state of purchase. The Dio has been a successful product for Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI). The company has sold 10 lakh Dio’s and to commensurate the same, the 2016 model has been launched. The new model comes with a new Matt Axis Grey colour and a premium 3D emblem. The new colour and premium emblem are offered at no extra cost to the customer and will continue to be sold at Rs 48,264 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
Yamaha had recently unveiled a sportier variant of the Ray-Z scooter called the Cygnus Ray-ZR at the 2016 Auto Expo. We have done a spec comparo of the new Yamaha offering with the Honda Dio and the Suzuki Lets
Are they two of a kind or is Yamaha's new Ray so different in its underpinnings that it took the country's most youthful scooter to prove us wrong? We take the revamped Honda Dio and the female focused Yamaha Ray on a quick spin around town to figure out where their 'scooter similarities' really do end
The college-goer's heart throb, the Honda Dio has seen a complete revamp this year. We get our hands on the scooter every teenager wants and find out just what Honda has been up to
Aimed at youngsters, the Honda Dio is funky and sporty scooter offering from Honda. In its latest avatar, the Dio has become a whole lot more fuel efficient thanks to the company’s Honda Eco Technology (HET). To add to the youth quotient further, the Dio now comes in a new shade of ‘Pearl Trance Yellow’.
The Dio features a moto-scooter design with a large headlamp and turn indicators integrated into the front apron. In place of where the headlamp is mounted on conventional scooters, it has LED DRLs. The tail lamp is a large one with integrated clear lens indicator. The Dio gets a two-tone paint scheme with graphics and is available in five colours. Features include Automatic Headlamp On (AHO), tubeless tyres and combi brake system. There is a mobile charging outlet in the underseat storage bay.
The Dio is powered by a 109.19cc air-cooled motor that makes 7.9PS @ 7000rpm and 8.91Nm of torque at 5500rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheel via a variomatic transmission. Top speed is a claimed 83kmph. The frame is a tube-type underbone unit. Seat height is 765mm. Ground clearance is 158mm. The front suspension is a multi-link unit while the rear utilizes a single hydraulic damper. The scooter has 10-inch wheels wrapped in tubeless tyres. It employs 130mm drum brakes on both wheels with combi brake system (CBS) as standard. Kerb weight is 103kg while fuel tank capacity is 5.3 litres.
TVS Jupiter: Segment-first features have made the Jupiter a popular alternative to the Activa. The frugal engine, comfortable ride quality and the fact that it is cheaper than the Honda Activa despite offering much more make it our pick as the best 110cc scooter on sale.
Hero Maestro Edge: The Hero Maestro Edge is the first scooter to be indigenously designed and developed by Hero. The Maestro Edge does make a statement with its sharp styling and striking graphics. The Hero scooter also gets a plethora of features and benefits from Hero’s humongous dealership network.
Yamaha Alpha: The Yamaha Alpha is the second scooter offering from the Japanese brand after the Ray range of scooters. It offers a great mix of style and reliability and is among the lightest scooters in its segment. Although priced at a premium, the Alpha does manage to stand apart from its rivals.
The Honda Dio has been around for a while but still looks sporty. It does miss out on quite a few features and the ride and handling characteristics of its rivals.
Honda Dio is available in 5 Colours :
Styling, Refined engine, Fuel efficiency, Neutral handling
Pillion comfort, Poor headlight
Ideal for youngsters and college-goers, the Honda Dio is a hot favourite for its trendy styling and low saddle height
The updated Dio gets BS IV-compliant engine, new dual-tone colour scheme, Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) and LED position lights
The sixth generation model will be offered with an additional new colour and 3D emblem at no additional cost
Honda Motorcycles and Scooters have collaborated with Delhi Police to launch a Road Safety workshop and Self Defence Training Camp for women in Delhi
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