Honda Activa 6G is now BS6 compliant, gets telescopic forks for the first time
India’s second-largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Honda has launched its third BS6 product in the Indian market, Activa 6G. Honda Activa 6G is launched in two variants – Standard and Deluxe. The Standard variant of the Activa 6G is priced at Rs 63,912 while the Deluxe variant will set you back by Rs 65,412. Both the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
Powering the Activa 6G is the same 110cc single-cylinder engine which is now BS6 compliant. This powerplant puts out a slightly less power of 7.79bhp at 8000rpm down from 7.96bhp at 7500rpm. The peak torque output is also slightly down from 9Nm at 5500rpm to 8.79Nm at 5250rpm. The engine is mated to an automatic CVT gearbox connected via a centrifugal clutch. Honda claims that Activa 6G will return about 10% more fuel efficiency.
This is the first time in more than a decade that Activa received telescopic forks. The front wheel is now 12-inch in diameter while the rear rim is the same 10-inch unit. Activa 6G also gets a multi-function switch near the ignition for opening the seat and external fuel filler cap. The Deluxe variant gets a DC LED headlight setup and semi-digital instrument cluster. There is a silent start system which ensures quite starting of the engine.
Honda Activa 6G BS6 will rival against the TVS Jupiter Classic BS6 which is priced at Rs 67,911 ex-showroom. The base variant of the Jupiter 110 is yet to upgrade to the BS6 emission norms. Hero MotoCorp will upgrade its range of scooters to BS6 before the deadline.
Honda says that it has sold more than 75,000 units of upgraded BS6 products. Before this Honda launched Activa 125 BS6 and Honda SP 125 BS6.
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