The wholly owned subsidiary of Honda, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has amassed popularity and reliability across India. Even after the separation with Hero MotoCorp the company stood out and started a fresh with its HMSI. Honda came to India in 2004 with the launch of a commuter bike Unicorn. Honda continues the success even in the scooter segment by unveiling the outrageous Activa. Honda Bikes are the third largest motor-cycle manufacturing giant which is steadily mounting up the ranks. The best part of the bikes is the technology which is world class.
Honda Dio Features a perfect quality of suspensions as the front and the rear are both spring loaded hydraulic for a comfortable ride. The top speed of the new Dio is 78 km/h which is quite similar to Honda's other scooty's like Activa and Aviator. The new Dio sports foot-pegs for both the driver and for the pillion too to enhance comfort and safety. The storage capacity of Dio is not up to the mark as other models from Honda has much fuel tank capacity of 20 but this has only 18 litres capacity. As far as the tyre size is concerned the new Dio has made no progress and features the same 90/100 -10 mm wheels which was there in Activa and could not touch the mark of 12 mm.
Honda Dio Price is Rs. 44, 700* (Ex-showroom Delhi). As far as the price is concerned it is really not high and in fact quite affordable. The braking system of the new Dio is very good because the CBS system, which is an advanced safety system, is used to ensure the safety. It has a 130 mm dia, drum the front and the rear brakes. The scooty shows an analogue speedometer and a fuel-gauge as well. The new Dio has an automatic gear system which serves a free flowing journey with no hindrance. Honda Dio Pictures a beautiful design of ergonomics with great style and superb looks. The scooty is available in only a single variant and in four vital hues like Pearl Yellow, Grey, Red and White. All the colours are lively and eye-catching. Honda Dio sports a 4-stroke, one cylinder 109 cc engine with the V-matic transmission. The air-cooled engine delivers the maximum power of 8 bhp at 7500 rpm and the maximum torque which it cranks out is 8.74 @ 5500 rpm. The new Dio is out with a dream mileage of 60 km/l on long revs however, on short revs the mileage falls down up to 40-43 km/l.