Are you looking for a premium scooter that offers style, performance and features? If yes, then you might be interested in the upcoming Honda PCX 125. This is a maxi-scooter that has been showcased by Honda in various international markets and is expected to launch in India in October 2023.Know these scooter facts.
Honda PCX 125 Expected Launch Date and Price
The Honda PCX 125 is likely to be launch in India in October 2023. However, the launch confidence is low, so there might be some changes in the timeline. The expected price range of this scooter is Rs. 85,000 – Rs. 1,10,000, which makes it a premium offering in the 125cc segment.
Engine and Mileage
The Honda PCX 125’s single-cylinder liquid-cooled 125cc engine develops 11.17 horsepower and 11.56 Nm1. The engine features Honda’s patented enhanced Smart Power technology, which helps in improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. A start-stop mechanism switches off the engine after three seconds and resumes it when the throttle is twisted1. The fuel-injected engine is paired with a smooth-accelerating V-Matic CVT.
The mileage of the Honda PCX 125 is not officially revealed yet, but it is expected to be around 45-50 kmpl, based on the international models. With an 8.1-litre petrol tank, the scooter can go over 350 kilometers on a full tank..
Dimensions, Ground Clearance and Seat Height
The Honda PCX 125 has a large and spacious body that gives it a maxi-scooter look. The dimensions of the scooter are as follows:
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The ground clearance of the scooter is 137 mm, which is adequate for most Indian road conditions. The seat height of the scooter is 764 mm, which makes it accessible for riders of different heights. The kerb weight of the scooter is 124.4 kg, which is on the heavier side for a 125cc scooter.
Look and Features
The Honda PCX 125 has a sharp and aggressive design that makes it stand out from other scooters in the market. The front fascia of the scooter features a large LED headlamp with integrated LED DRLs and indicators. The side profile of the scooter has a sleek and aerodynamic shape with angular body panels and graphics. The rear end of the scooter has a stylish LED tail lamp with integrated indicators and a sporty exhaust muffler.
The Honda PCX 125 also comes with some unique features that make it more attractive and convenient for the riders. Some of these features are:
- A smart navigation system that connects with the rider’s smartphone and displays directions, speed, time and other information on the instrument cluster.
- A theft-proof system that prevents unauthorized access to the scooter by using a smart key fob.
- A large under-seat storage unit that can accommodate up to 30.4 litres of luggage.
- A digital instrument cluster that displays speedometer, odometer, trip meter, fuel gauge, clock, battery voltage and other information.
- A Honda Selectable Traction Control system that prevents wheel slip and enhances stability on slippery surfaces.
- A disc brake at both front and rear wheels with single-channel ABS for effective braking performance.
- A telescopic fork at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear for comfortable suspension.
- 14-inch front and 13-inch rear wheels improve handling and stability.
The Honda PCX 125 is a promising scooter that offers a lot of value for money in terms of style, performance and features. It is expected to compete with other premium scooters like Yamaha Ray ZR 125 , TVS Ntorq 125 , Hero Maestro Edge 125 , etc. If you are looking for a scooter that can make your daily commute more enjoyable and exciting, then you should definitely keep an eye on this upcoming launch.