Honda Activa: What makes it #1 Scooter in India?

Honda Activa: What makes it #1 Scooter in India?

Honda is popular for producing best-in-class scooters globally and India is among its core market. Its most popular product line-up – Activa has been the sensation in the Indian market for some time now. The Honda Activa scooters are being produced since 2000 and with time it has managed to consolidate its position in the Indian market.

The iconic Activa series is the most popular two-wheeler from the company’s portfolio. Since its launch the company has sold more than 1.5 crore units worldwide. The latest model in this lineup is the Honda Activa 4G, which is the updated version of Activa 3G. The 2017 Honda Activa price is quite affordable starting from Rs. 50,730 (ex-showroom, Delhi), which along with its best-in-class features make it the strongest contender in the segment. In 2017, the company has managed to sell around 2.78 lakh Activa, which is way above the next placed two-wheeler, Hero Splendor with only 2.30 lakh sales.

Let’s go through the interesting features of the Honda Activa 4G, which make it the best scooter in the country.

Special Features

The 2017 Honda Activa has received tweaked styling elements along with a newly introduced Always On Headlamps (AOH). The fourth generation model is offered in two new colour options – Matte Selene Silver Metallic and Matte Axis Grey Metallic, in addition to the existing shades.

The Activa 4G retains the basic designing of the previous model, but gets a revised front apron and sharper character lines. Additionally, it is offered with a mobile charging socket, tubeless tyres and larger storage space under the seat.

The suspension system offers a hydraulic spring loaded fork up front to offer comfortable riding and the presence of Combi Brake System (CBS) with Equalizer provides adequate braking.

The Power plant

The Honda Activa 4G receives the same set of Honda Eco Technology engine but it is now BSIV compliant. The 109 cc motor is capable enough to produce a maximum output of 8 bhp at 7,500 revolutions per minute and a peak torque of 9 Nm at 5,500 revolutions per minute. The engine comes paired to an automatic CVT gearbox.


The unique Honda Activa 4G features along with its reliable and efficient performance makes it a unique product. It has been the most popular product among the people over the years and a prompt after-sales services offered by the manufacturer gives it an edge over the others in the segment, making it the number one scooter in India.

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