Are you ready to experience a world of fun on two wheels? Because Honda Dio 125 is here to entice those who “wanna have fun”! Amidst several vehicles launched in the NADA Auto Show 2023, Syakar Trading, the authorized distributor of Honda in Nepal, has launched the all-new Honda Dio 125, just three months after its launch in India.
In this blog, we'll delve into the key specifications, design, performance, and price of the Honda Dio 125 in Nepal.
Honda Dio 125 Overview
Honda, founded by Soichiro Honda in 1948, has evolved from humble beginnings in the world of motorized bicycles to become a global icon known for its unwavering commitment to innovation, adaptability, and groundbreaking engineering. In the realm of scooters, Honda's Dio stands out as a testament to the company's legacy. This model has captured the hearts of riders in Nepal and beyond, offering a harmonious fusion of Honda's distinctive style, engine refinement, and affordability.
With its predecessor models like the Honda Dio 110 being super popular in Nepal, we expect nothing less from the Honda Dio 125 as well. Let’s dive into the details to know the Honda Dio 125 better.
Engine and Performance of Honda Dio 125
The heart of the Honda Dio 125 is its 123.92cc single-cylinder, Fan-Cooled, 4-stroke, SI Engine. This engine is not only BS6 compliant but also packed with power. It can produce a maximum power of 8.28 PS at 6250 rpm and a peak torque of 10.40 Nm at 5000 rpm, ensuring you have the necessary oomph to conquer any road.
With a top speed of 92 Kmph and a 5.3-liter fuel tank capacity, the Dio 125 is designed for thrilling rides that can go the distance. Its mileage of 60 km pl means you'll spend more time riding and less time refueling.
Design and Styling of Honda Dio 125
The design of the Honda Dio 125 is an absolute head-turner. It takes inspiration from the Honda Grazia for the body and the Honda Dio 110 for the headlights. It seamlessly blends sporty elements with a dash of elegance. The LED Headlamp with Integrated Split-LED DRLs in the front section not only provides excellent visibility but also adds to its overall aesthetics. The halogen side indicators mounted on the apron give it a contemporary look.
On the side, the sharp cuts and dual-tone color add a touch of dynamism to its already impressive appearance.
The rear section features a Jet-styled Tailamp, Halogen Side Indicators, External Fuel Cap, and Split Grab Rail. We have an all-digital instrument console and a new Dual-Tip Muffler.
Dimensions of Honda Dio 125
The Honda Dio 125 is not just a looker; it's also well-proportioned. It measures 1830mm in length, 707mm in width, and 1172mm in height, with a wheelbase of 1260mm. The scooter boasts a ground clearance of 171mm, ensuring it can handle varied terrains with ease. With a kerb weight of 104kg, it's agile and easy to maneuver.
Chassis and Suspension of Honda Dio 125
The Dio 125's Underbone frame provides the perfect balance between stability and agility. Telescopic forks in the front and a 3-Step Adjustable Spring Loaded Hydraulic handle the suspension duties, ensuring a smooth and comfortable ride, even on rough roads.
Brakes and Tires of the Honda Dio 125
Safety is paramount, and the Honda Dio 125 doesn't compromise in this area. It features a front Disc and rear Drum configuration, along with a Combined Braking System (CBS). This setup offers precise control and stopping power when you need it the most. Moreover, the scooter comes with tubeless tires for added safety.
Electronics and Features of Honda Dio 125
The Honda Dio 125 is not just about power and looks; it's also packed with modern features. Here are some of the highlights:
- Smart Key (Available only in the H-Smart variant)
- Alloy Wheels
- Wave Disc Brakes (Available only in the H-Smart variant)
- Digital Meter
- External Fuel Lid
- Auto Idle Start/Stop
- Front Pocket
- Smart Switch (H-Smart variant)
- Multifunction Switch (Standard variant)
- Passing Switch
- LED Headlamp
- LED Position Light Underseat Storage
- Stylish Muffler Protector
- Split Grabrail
- Retractable Pillion Foot Step
- eSP Technology
- Silent Start with ACG
- Side Stand Engine Cutoff^
- Battery Indicator (Available only in H-Smart variant)
- Smart Key Indicator (Available only in the H-Smart variant)
Colors of Honda Dio 125
The Honda Dio 125 is available in a range of striking colors, including Blue, Red, Gray, Gray Metallic, Black, Red Metallic, and Blue Metallic.
Key Specifications of Honda Dio 125
Let's break down the key specifications of the Honda Dio 125!
Engine and Transmission Specs
Engine Туре 4-stroke, SI Engine
Max engine output 6.09 kW @6250 грm
Max torque 10.4 N-m @5000 грm
Fuel system PGM-FI
Bore x stroke 50.000X63.113mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Starting method Self
Clutch Type Automatic Centrifugal Clutch Dry Type
Length 1830 mm
Width 707 mm
Height 1172 mm
Wheel base 1260 mm
Ground clearance 171 mm
Kerb weight 104 kg
Seat length 708 mm
Fuel tank capacity 5.3 L
Brakes and Tires Specs
Tyre size & type (Front) 90/90-12 54J
Tyre size & type (Rear) 90/100-10 53J
Brake type (Front) Disc
Brake type (Rear) Drum
Chassis and Suspension Specs
Frame Type Underbone
Front Suspension Telescopic
Rear Suspension 3-Step Adjustable Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Honda Dio 125 Price in Nepal
The Honda Dio 125 is available in two variants: Standard and H-Smart. Both variants share the same specifications and features, with one notable difference. The H-Smart variant comes with a Wavy Front Disc and a Smart Key with keyless functions.
The Honda Dio 125 price in Nepal is as follows:
Standard Variant: NPR 2,99,900
H-Smart Variant: NPR 3,09,900
Riding Experience for Honda Dio 125
The Honda Dio 125 promises a riding experience like no other. With its powerful engine, striking design, and a host of modern features, every ride is fun with the Honda Dio 125. With a good weight distribution and dimensions, the scooter is comfortable to ride for everyone. The super smooth pickup as well is a plus point. Whether you're commuting in the city or exploring the scenic routes of Nepal, the Dio 125 has got you covered.
In conclusion, the Honda Dio 125 is more than just a scooter; it's a lifestyle choice. With its dynamic design, powerful performance, and advanced features, it offers an unmatched riding experience. If you're a daily commuter, the Dio 125 is designed to cater to your needs. The pricing is competitive, the features are cutting-edge, and the style is unbeatable.
Honda Dio 125 FAQs
What is the difference between Honda Dio 125 variants?
The difference between the two available variants of Honda Dio 125 in Nepal, Standard, and H-Smart, is that the H-Smart variant includes additional features like a Wavy Front Disc and a Smart Key.
What is the price of the Honda Dio 125 in Nepal?
The price of the Honda Dio 125 Standard variant is NPR 2,99,900, while the H-Smart variant, is NPR 3,09,900.
What are the available color options for the Honda Dio 125?
The Honda Dio 125 offers a wide range of color options to suit your style. You can choose from Blue, Red, Gray, Gray Metallic, Black, Red Metallic, and Blue Metallic.
What are the key features of the Honda Dio 125?
The Honda Dio 125 comes with a host of key features, including a 125cc BS6-compliant PGM-FI Engine, HET Engine with eSP Technology, LED Headlamp with Split LED DRLs, Jet-Inspired Tail Lamp, Dual Tip Muffler, Idling Stop System, and Smart Key Features (in H-Smart Variant Only).
What safety features does the Honda Dio 125 have?
The Honda Dio 125 prioritizes safety with features such as a Combined Braking System (CBS), front Disc and rear Drum brakes, tubeless tires for added safety, and a Side Stand Engine Cut-off.