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Latest On Honda Dio

Honda launched the 2018 version of its youth focused scooter, the Dio, in May 2018. The standard variant of the Dio gets LED DRLs, an all-LED headlamp and a 4-in-1 key slot with remote seat opener, derived from the Honda Grazia. The Deluxe version though gets golden pressed steel wheels and an all-digital instrument console with ECO mode to keep your throttle inputs in check. There are 8 colour options available, of which the brighter set - Orange, Blue, Yellow and Red are available on the Standard variant. The Deluxe variant gets metallic shades, which include Yellow, Green, Black and Grey.

Honda Dio Mileage

The claimed ARAI mileage for the Honda Dio petrol is 55 kmpl.

Editor's View of Honda Dio

  • Upside

    Styling, Refined engine, Fuel efficiency, Neutral handling

  • Downside

    Pillion comfort, Poor headlight

  • Our Verdict

    Ideal for youngsters and college-goers, the Honda Dio is a hot favourite for its trendy styling and low saddle height

Honda Dio Colours

  • Dazzle Yellow Metallic
  • Grey
  • Matte Marshal Green Metallic
  • Pearl Igneous Black
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Blue

Honda Dio Expert Reviews

October 29, 2012
March 22, 2012

Honda Dio Highlights

Overview

With only limited stocks on sale, the Base variant of the Honda Dio is priced at Rs. 50,292, followed by the 2018 Standard variant, priced at Rs 51,292. The top end Deluxe variant is priced at Rs. 53,292 (all ex-showroom Delhi).One of the highest selling scooters designed for youngsters, the Honda Dio looks funkier than ever before thanks the updates like the all-LED headlamp, LED DRLs, all-digital instrument console, 4-in-1 key slot and golden rims. However, the digital console and golden rims are available on the Deluxe variant only. The Deluxe and Standard variants are also classified by their colour options. Here the Standard variant gets a set of vibrant colour options like Orange, Blue, Yellow and Red in gloss finish. Whereas the Deluxe variant gets metallic shades that include Yellow, Green, Black and Grey. Apart from these updates the basic design language stays true to it roots. Tubeless tyres and Combi Brake System with equalizer are a standard fitment on both variants. However, the mobile charging socket is only available on the Deluxe version, but can also be fitted on the Standard variant as an optional extra.

Design and Features

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.

Specifications

The Dio is powered by a 109.19cc air-cooled motor that makes 8.11PS @ 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 of 158mm is generous and a seat height of 765mm means it should be accessible for most riders. The front suspension is a bottom-link unit while the rear utilizes a single hydraulic damper. The scooter has 10-inch wheels wrapped in tubeless tyres on both ends. 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.

Competitors

TVS Wego: Segment-first features including an all-digital instrument console and alloy wheels as standard, makes the Wego a more attractive alternative to the Honda Dio. The frugal engine, comfortable ride quality and the fact that you get a front disc brake for the same price as the Honda Dio Deluxe, makes the TVS Wego a value for money offering.

Yamaha Ray ZR: The Yamaha Ray ZR poses a youthful design with sharp design lines. Being a Yamaha it also gets well-engineered mechanicals. The Yamaha Ray ZR constitutes a fairly attractive package for college-goers. Being a Yamaha, the pep on offer is also addictive and features like alloy wheels and a front disc again make it a strong alternative to the Honda Dio. It’s also a more welcoming scooter in comparison to the Dio (whose handlebars hit the knees of tall riders while taking sharp turns), since riders of all shapes and sizes can ride it.

Suzuki Let’s: The Let’s is Suzuki’s answer to the strong competition here. It is a scooter with petite dimensions, which should make it more manageable for the fairer sex. It isn’t really feature-packed when compared to the competition, but it still comes across as a decently packaged scooter. Again, it is not meant for the taller set of riders as the handlebars will hit your knees while taking turns.

ZigSays

The Honda Dio has been around for a while but the added dash of modernity has given it some much needed freshness. However, it’s still lacking when it comes the mechanical components on offer, which TVS offers even on the standard version of the Wego.

Honda Dio News

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Honda Dio User Reviews

4.0 /5
(Based on 122 ratings)
  • Mileage
    3.8
  • Performance
    4.1
  • Features & Styling
    4.2
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Maintenance Cost
    3.9
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akash_vasudevan
akash_vasudevan 18 Jan 2019 3.4

Less suspension....which causes pain in spinal cord.. otherwise..good

Uses this bike for : Daily Commute
Gets mileage of : 40 kmpl
shaik_mateen
shaik_mateen 16 Jan 2019 4.2

it a gud bike to drive but mileage is low other all gud

Uses this bike for : Daily Commute
Gets mileage of : 40 kmpl
Bashav_Hazarika
Bashav_Hazarika 14 Jan 2019 5.0

It"s a really nice product from Honda.

Uses this bike for : Daily Commute
Gets mileage of : 50 kmpl
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