When you think scooters, one name that comes to mind is Honda Activa. The brand Activa has been more popular than Honda itself, in India and the scooter has been the best sller for a long time now. Honda Activa has been receiving upgrades periodically and this has helped the brand grow stronger over the years. It has grabbed the mind share of customers and is top of the mind while making a purchase. The Honda Activa is in its fourth generation now and there are some changes it brings along with. This is the Honda Activa 4G, which stands for 4th generation. While the upgrades are not major like the Activa 3G, it does get some cometic upgrades that make it look more premium. The Honda Activa 4G is a sophisticated looking scooter and looks better than its earlier models.
The Honda Activa 4G get changes that are not major in nature though. The first major change is that the Activa 4G now gets a BS-IV engine. The scooter now complies with the new emission norms. It also gets AHO (Auto Headlamp On) and some minor tweaks in styling.
The basic design and features of the Honda Activa 4G the same as earlier. There is a USB charging facility though, which is available as a accessory at a higher price. We wish this could have been offered as a standard feature. The Honda Activa 4G is priced at ₹ 57,000 (on-road, Delhi) and to install any accessory, one has to spend extra money. Lets see in detail what all the Honda Activa 4G brings in.
Honda Activa 4G Price in India
|New Delhi||₹ 55,400|
|Bengaluru (Bangalore)||₹ 63,010|
There is no major increase in price of the Honda Activa 4G over the earlier Activa. The price difference is only about ₹ 600. As there is no major increase in price, the scooter does no see any new features as such. The changes are mainly mandatory in nature, for which Honda has increased the price minimally.
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Honda Activa 4G Top Speed
There is no change in the top speed of Honda Activa 4G, which is 82 km/hr. The scooter rides the best at 60-70km/hr. Though it can manage speeds beyond that, it is not recommended, as the Activa feels nervous at higher speeds, over 70km/hr.
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2017 Honda Activa 4G Specification Sheet
|Engine||110cc single-cylinder BS-IV|
The same 109.2cc engine powers the Honda Activa 4G. This was also was present in the earlier model. This engine has been doing duty in the Activa for a long time now. This time the engine also has become BS-IV compliant. The Activa 4G delivers 8bhp of power and the torque is 9Nm. The transmission on the Activa 4G also remains the same. It is the V-matic transmission which was present on other Activas as well.
Honda Activa 4G Dimensions
|Frame Type||Under bone|
|Front suspension||Spring-loaded hydraulic type|
|Rear suspension||Spring-loaded hydraulic type|
Honda Activa 4G Mileage
|Type of Area||Mileage|
|Honda Claimed||60 km/l|
As claimed by the company, Honda Activa 4G returns 60km/l of mileage. However, in real riding conditions, the results are different. In the city, it returns 45-50km/l and on open roads this will increase to around 55km/l. To extract a good efficiency, it is best to ride with a light throttle.
Honda Activa 4G Engine and Transmission
The Activa 4G is powered by the same 109cc engine which is a single cylinder, air-cooled unit. You get a power of 8bhp and the torque is set at 9Nm. There is no change in the engine including the power and torque figures. The only difference is the the engine now lower on emissions and meets the BS-IV norms. The V-matic transmission also remains the same.
Honda Activa 4G Design
The design of the Aciva 4G is similar to the Activa 3G, but it does get styling tweaks. From the front, this change is apparent. One can see new lines on the front panel, which looks nice. The plastics also see a minor change. The headlamp switch is done away with. The scooter now has Auto Headlamp On feature, which is mandatory. This scooter still does not get alloy wheels, which most of its competition is offering. The Activa 4G comes with steel wheels only. From the side too it remains identical, however there is a Activa 4G badge on the side panel. This badhe is quite bold and stands out. The rear is the same as the earlier model and there is no change here. Things like side stand and mobile charging facility are available as accessories and they do cost extra.
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Honda Activa 4G Colours
The Honda Activa 4G is offered in seven attractive colours.
- Imperial Red Metallic
- Trance Blue Metallic
- Matte Axis Grey Metallic
- Majestic Brown Metallic
- Matte Selene Silver Metallic
- Pearl Amazing White