Honda Activa 125 Drum Brake vs Piaggio Vespa SXL 125 vs Mahindra Gusto 125 VX Comparison

Updated: 17, Mar, 2016 09:56 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 59,921
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 90,300
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 55,770
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
110 kgNA123 kg
Ground Clearance
155 mmNA165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
5.3 litresNA6 litres
Wheelbase
1260 mm1290 mm1275 mm
Overall Length
1814 mm1770 mm1825 mm
Overall Width
704 mm690 mm711 mm
Overall Height
1151 mm1140 mm1188 mm
Seat Height
765 mmNA770/735 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
84 kmphNA85 kmph
0-60 kmph
8 secsNANA
Mileage
40-50 kmpl (Approx.)NA45-55 kmpl (approx.)

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
124.9 cc125 cc124.6 cc
Bore
52.4 mmNANA
Stroke
57.9 mmNANA
Compression Ratio
9.8:1NANA
Number of Cylinders
111
Engine Description
4 Stroke, Air Cooled, SI Engine, BS43 Valve, Aluminium Cylinder Head, Overhead Cam and Roller Rocker Arm, MAP Sensing and Variable Spark Timing Management124. 57 cc, 4 Stroke, Air Cooled M-TEC Engine
Maximum Power
8.52 HP @ 6500 rpm9.9 BHP @ 7500 rpm8.5 BHP @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque
10.54 Nm @ 5000 rpm10.6 NM @ 6000 rpm10 NM @ 5500 rpm
Number of Gears
Automatic GearboxAutomaticAutomatic
Cooling
Air CoolingNAAir Cooling
Air Filter Type
Viscous paper filterNANA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalAnalog
Speedometer
AnalogAnalogAnalog
Clock
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
NANA
Odometer
DigitalDigitalAnalog

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
ScooterScooterScooter
Official Tagline
Make Life 1-2 Ka 5Urban Legend (Do You Vespa?)Kisi Se Kum Nahi
Warranty in India
2 Years or 24,000 kms (whichever is earlier)NANA
Scooter Variant
Honda Activa 125 with Drum BrakesPiaggio Vespa SXL 125Mahindra Gusto 125 VX
Current Status
AvailableAvailableAvailable
Price in India
Honda Activa 125 (Standard Model) is priced at INR 59,921 in India (Ex-Showroom).Piaggio Vespa SXL 125 is priced at INR 90,300 in India (ex-showroom).Mahindra Gusto 125 VX is priced at INR 55,770 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
Rebel Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Black, Mat Crust MetallicOrange, Matt Black, White, Azzure BlueOrange Rush, Bolt White, Monarch Black, Regal Red
Vehicle Overview
Activa 125 is a flagship scooter from India's largest scooter manufacturer. It comes with 124.9cc, air cooled engine producing 8.52 BHP at 6500 rpm and 10.54 Nm at 5000 rpm. Activa 125 is mated to an automatic gearbox while comes with a decent 110 kg of wet weight. It rivals Mahindra Gusto 125, Suzuki Access 125 and other scooter above the price tag of INR 50,000 in India. Activa is the largest selling product in Honda lineup and it offers alloy wheels, front disc brake and CBS option on the top spec 125cc model. The front wheel measures 12 inch while the rear wheel is 10 inch in diameter.Vespa SXL 125 carries a 125 cc engine producing 9.9 BHP at 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. The engine comes mated to an automatic gearbox. Piaggio also offers the SXL trim with 150 cc engine. It is equipped with 200 mm front disc brake, aircraft derived front single suspension, broad tubeless tyres with black alloy wheels and monocoque full steel body construction. The scooter rivals Suzuki Access 125, Honda Activa 125 and Mahindra Gusto 125 in its segment. Piaggio SXL uses the vintage rectangular headlight design for a unique character.Mahindra Gusto 125 is one of the most feature loaded scooter available in the 125 cc segment, It is even the most affordable one with a price tag of INR 54,920 for the top spec model. Gusto 125 is powered by a 124.6 cc, single cylinder engine producing 8.5 BHP at 7000 rpm and 10 Nm at 5500 rpm. The scooter comes mated to an automatic gearbox and claims a top speed of 85 kmph. It uses a 6 liter fuel tank and weigh quite high at 123 kg. It comes with an option of seat height adjustment (735-770 mm) in the top spec variant. Mahindra Gusto 125 rivals Honda Activa 125 and Suzuki Access 125 in its segment.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12VNANA
Capacity
3AhNA6 Ah, VRLA
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNAMF

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Broader Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
130mm Drum - CBS200 mm Ventilated Front Disc Brake130mm Mechanical Drum
Alloy Wheels
5-spoke alloy wheelsNA
Rear Brake
130mm Drum - CBS140 mm Rear Drum Brake130mm Mechanical Drum
Front Tyre
90/90-12110-70/11"90/90-12
Rear Tyre
90/100-10120-70/10"90/90-12

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic ForksAircraft derived single side arm Front Suspension with Anti-Dive characteristicsTelescopic with Air Spring
Rear Suspension
Spring Loaded HydraulicRear suspension with Dual-Effect Hydraulic Shock AbsorberCoil type, Hydraulic
Frame
High rigidity Under Bone typeMonocoque Full - Steel Body ConstructionUnderbone Steel Type, Tubular

LIGHTING

Head Light
12V 35/35W (AHO)NAHalogen with LED Pilot Lamps

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Honda’s Combined Braking System (CBS)
NANA

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