Honda Activa 6G BS 6 receives a second price hike since launch
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has hiked the pricing of the famous Activa 6G BS 6 scooter for the second time since its launch in January. After the latest price hike, the scooter now costs ₹65,419 for the Standard variant and ₹66,919 for the Deluxe variant. Both the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. This is a direct increment of ₹955 against the previous pricing.
The latest Activa 6G BS 6 is a heavily updated offering against the previous BS 4 scooter. It comes with an array of new features such as an external fuel filler cap, engine start-stop switch, multifunction key fob and a silent ACG starter.
Along with the new features, the scooter also gets an improved hardware setup which includes telescopic forks up front instead of the previous link-type suspension setup, and a bigger 12-inch wheel as against the 10-incher found on the previous scooter. As far as braking goes, it continues along with drum units at the either ends. It also gets CBS setup for added safety.
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The propulsion power on the Activa is delivered by a 109 cc air-cooled engine that now gets an electronic fuel injection. For the record, the previous model featured a carbureted fuelling setup. The engine is paired to a CVT gearbox and is known to produce 7.6 bhp and 8.79 Nm.
The scooter’s colour palette includes six options - blue, red, yellow, black, white and grey. It rivals the likes of the TVS Jupiter BS 6 and here's how the two fare against each other.
HMSI has also recently announced that it has crossed 1.1 million unit sales of BS 6 products and the top contribution to this achievement comes from Activa 6G and the Shine.