Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has launched the new Dio 125, a scooter that boasts of a 125cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine with eSP technology. The Dio 125 comes in two variants, starting at Rs. 83,400 for the standard version and Rs. 91,300 for the Smart variant. Both models will be available in seven cool colors, including Pearl Siren Blue, Pearl Deep Ground Grey, Pearl Night Star Black, Matte Marvel Blue Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Matte Sangria Red Metallic, and Sports Red.
The Dio 125 shares the same engine as the Grazia and Activa 125, with an expected output of 8.3hp and 10.4Nm of torque. The scooter runs on an underbone frame with a telescopic fork/monoshock suspension combo, and it offers a comfortable 171mm of ground clearance. It also features a front disc brake and a rear drum brake, with a unique ‘wavy’ pattern on the front brake.
In terms of design, the Dio 125 has an apron-mounted headlight and turn indicators, sleek body panels, a split-style pillion grab-rail, and a dual outlet exhaust with a heat shield. The Pearl Night Star Black, Sports Red, and Matte Marvel Blue Metallic variants have eye-catching graphics on the front fender, apron, and side panels, while the other colors have a solid color finish with different Dio 125 logos.
The Dio 125 is packed with awesome features, including a start/stop system, a silent starter, a digital dashboard, an LED headlight, and a dual-function switch to open the spacious 18-liter underseat storage and an external fuel filler cap. But the real kicker is the incredible 10-year warranty, which includes the standard 3-year warranty and an optional 7-year extension.
The Dio 125 will be competing with the TVS Ntorq 125 in the Indian market. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has truly stepped up their game with this new scooter, offering consumers a powerful, stylish, and feature-packed option with an unbeatable warranty.