Honda Activa 110 or Activa 125 - which is better for ladies?

Honda Activa is available in two variants Activa 110 and Activa 125. We can help you decide which model is most suitable for ladies. This article compares handling, durability and stylish designs vis-à-vis the two models.

Honda 125 has more safety features like disc brakes and is a more powerful variant than 110 CC. Activa 125 model would be a better option for those who look for the latest features, safety, stability and pick up. It is well suited for tall ladies and has ample leg space to take care of their shopping needs. It has a 125 cc, single cylinder, four stroke engine, that has a max power of 8.6bhp at 6500 rpm and peak torque of 10.12 Nm at 5500 rpm along with a V-Matic CVT transmission.
The telescoping forks up front and spring loaded hydraulic type shock absorbers at the rear of Activa 125 ensures a smooth ride and pillion ride experience. It has a 190mm disc brake, which can bring the vehicle to a halt smoothly.

Though Activa 125 is only a little more powerful than 110, its higher torque is what makes the real difference in performance. It has a high pick up and ensures stability and a smooth ride even in high speeds and can take on the rugged road conditions in its stride. The Activa 110 lacks telescopic forks and has Spring loaded hydraulic type suspension at both ends and lacks the disc brake option.

The new Activa 125 tackles bumps better and offers an enhanced stability and less shake of the front while riding at high speed over rough and bumpy roads. The disc brake upfront is the big plus of Activa 125 and it has enhanced its stopping power significantly. The brake offers good bite and progression and the Combined Braking System by using the left lever liberally and the right one judiciously can bring the vehicle to a halt instantly without the risks of instability.

Women who go by a stylish appearance of the vehicle while buying a scooter would surely find Activa 125 a stupendous choice. It has an analogue speedometer well complemented by the digital odometer, fuel-gauge and trip-meter are digital. Unlike the Activa 110, the clear-lens indicators are placed on the apron. The seat and tail lamps of the 110 are retained in this version as well and the grab rail done is solid alloy is eye catchy.

The scooter is quick to gain speed and ensures a smooth and steady rise up to 80kmph in no time, after which the power delivery tapers. Unlike the Activa 110, the 125 is easier to zip around the traffic bottlenecks and excels in overtaking too.

The improved Activa has everything that the contemporary rider can ask for. The Activa 125 will have a mileage of around 48-50 kmpl, which makes it an ideal scooter for city rides. The key shutter mechanism, Combi brake system, digital speedometer and five-spoke alloys ensure style and substance to this new variant of one of the top selling scooters of Honda Activa.

The Activa 125 would definitely be a clear choice for women for all the above factors. But the first and foremost advantage of Activa 125 would be the ultimate comfort offered by the telescopic suspension. Disc brake for added safety and more power and pick up would make it a favorite among women users.


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