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Honda Activa 125 vs Suzuki Access 125 | Price, Specifications, Features

Honda is well-known as the world’s biggest motorcycle manufacturer from the year 1959. Honda Activa was first introduced in India in the year 2000. There is only one scooter which is became as famous as the Activa and has precisely challenged Honda Activa in terms of fame. It is the Suzuki Access with its larger engine of 124cc version and typical Japanese reliability. It is an extremely practical scooter and the comfort level is great.

Suzuki Access 125

Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125-  Comparison

Suzuki Access has become so popular that Honda Activa had to introduce a larger, 125cc version of the Activa in order to compete with Access. However, over the years, Suzuki Access lost some of its sheen. This is because Suzuki Access was launched decades back and it has only got some minor cosmetic changes. These changes actually helped Honda Activa 125 perform better on the sales chart. So, who is the winner here. Let’s find out in our Honda Activa 125 vs Suzuki Access 125 comparison.

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Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125- Price Comparison

ModelEx-showroom Price (Delhi)
Honda Activa 125Rs. 57,000 – Rs. 61,000
Suzuki Access 125Rs. 54,000 – Rs. 59,000

This is the most considerable factor for almost everyone while buying a scooter. In terms of pricing, the Access 125 gets the better of Activa 125 in this comparison. The Activa 125 is comes in three variants – Standard, Standard with alloy wheels and Deluxe.

The Access 125 comes in a standard and one special edition variant only. Both variants come in drum and disc brake options. The Access 125 provides more options and that too at a lower price. So, when it comes to pricing, the Access 125 has a big advantage here.

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Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125- Specifications Comparison

Honda Activa 125Suzuki Access 125
Engine DisplacementAir-cooled, carbureted, single cylinder, 124.9ccAir-cooled, carbureted, single cylinder, 124cc
Power8.52BHP @ 6500 RPM8.58BHP @ 7,000 RPM
Torque10.54 Nm @ 5,000 RPM10.20 Nm @ 5,000 RPM
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic

It is difficult to pick a clear winner here. Both the scooters are powered by an air-cooled,  single cylinder, carbureted, 124cc engines (124.9cc for the Activa 125). The engines pump out identical power of 8.52BHP for the Activa 125 and 8.58BHP for the Access 125. If there is a difference in the specifications, its the torque. That too is not too big

The Activa 125’s engine produces a 10.54Nm of peak torque @ 5,000 rpm whereas the Access 125 makes 10.20Nm of peak torque @ 5,000 rpm.  That said, it would be difficult to make out which one has more torque in the real world conditions. It would be wise to say that specification wise both the scooters are equally good.

Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125- Mileage Comparison

Honda Activa 12552 KMPL
Suzuki Access 12550 KMPL

On paper, the Activa 125 is ahead of the Access 125. However, with a mileage of just 2 km/ltr higher than that of the Access it would be unfair to say that Activa is the winner when it comes to mileage. This is because the mileage depends on the rider as well as the real world condtions. Hence, the on paper mileage of the two scooters do not matter in actual conditions. It is safe to say that the Activa 125 and Access 125 are tied when it comes to mileage.

Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125 -Features Comparison

Honda Activa 125Suzuki Access 125
Electric StartElectric Start
LED position lightsDisc Brake
Metal BodyMetal Body
Retractable front hookChrome Headlamp Surround
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)Semi-digital Speedo Console
Combi Braking SystemLongest-in-Class Seat
Chrome ChestLongest-in-Class Footboard
Telescopic Front ForksOne Push Central Locking
Front disc brakeTwo Utility Hooks
Alloy WheelsDC Charging Dock
Mobile charging socketTelescopic Front Forks

The features of both the scooters are mentioned in the table above. The list is not exhaustive. Both the scooters have their own unique set of features. However, the Activa has more to offer than the Access. The Activa 125 has the Combi Braking System. This is as good a feature as the ABS and is also inexpensive. Activa 125 also has the Auto Headlamp Feature. The mobile charging dock comes as an optional feature and not standard in both the scooters. When it comes to features, the Honda Activa 125 is ahead of the Access 125 and hence justifies its slightly higher cost.

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Honda Activa 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125 – Conclusion

The prices of both the scooters are almost same. Suzuki Access 125 is available in the standard version and the special edition version with drum brake and disk brake features variants. The Honda Activa 125 is available  in three variants – Standard, Standard with Alloy Wheels and deluxe. Due to the number of options available for the Suzuki Access 125, that too at a lower price, we conclude that the Access 125 is the winner in this Activa 125 vs Access 125 comparison.

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Do leave your questions and views in the comments section below. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more such comparisons.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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