Very recently, HMSI (Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India) launched the new 2017 models of Honda Activa 125, Honda Activa and Honda Aviator. And now, it is heard that the manufacturer will soon launch the 2017 model of the Honda Dio ‘motoscooter’. The 2017 Honda Dio, like the other scooters from Honda, features a BS-IV compliant engine and an always-on headlam much more snazzier. Read further to know more about the new 2017 Honda Dio Price, Launch Date, mileage, specifications and features.
The 2017 Honda Dio
The engine remains unchanged and motoscooter is powered by the same 109.2cc engine that powers the outgoing model. The only change is that the 2017 model Dio engine has been updated to meet BS-IV emission norms. This engine pumps out a max. power of 8 BHP @ 7,000 RPM and a peak torque of 8.77 Nm @ 5500 RPM. The engine comes with a CVT. This is the exactly the same engine that also powers the new Activa 4G. The 2017 Dio is likely to have a top speed of not more than 85 KMPH. We will keep you updated with details once Honda releases the official specifications of the new Dio.
2017 Honda Dio – Price
|Price (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 49,000|
The BS-III Dio is priced at Rs 48,651 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). However the new 2017 model, is likely to come with a slight increase in the prices. The expected price of the 2017 Honda Dio model is around Rs 49,000.
2017 Honda Dio – Mileage
Due to its lower kerb weight than the Activa 4G, the Dio is slightly more fuel efficient. The 2017 Dio is expected to offer a mileage of upto 62 KMPL.
2017 Honda Dio – Specifications
|Engine Type||109cc, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled|
|Maximum Power||8 bhp @ 7500 rpm|
|Peak Torque||9 Nm @ 5500 rpm|
|Mileage (estimated)||62 kmpl|
|Top Speed||83 km/h|
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has yet not released the official specifications of the 2017 Dio. However, looking at the other BS-IV vehicles by Honda, it can be belived that there won’t be a difference in the specifications of the model year 2017 Honda Dio.
2017 Honda Dio – Features
- Electric Start
- BS-IV Compliant Engine
- Combi Brake System
- Underseat Storage Space
- Mobile charging socket
- New front apron design
- Always On Headlamp
- LED DRL
- New Decals
- Clear Lens Headlamp
2017 Honda Dio – Colors
- Matte Grey
- Candy Jazz Blue
- Candy Palm Green
- Sports Red
- Yellow-Matte Grey (new)
- Orange-Matte Grey (new)
As of now, the Dio is available in five colors. The 2017 model, however, will get two new colours- The Yellow-Matte Grey and the Orange Matte Grey.
2017 Honda Dio – Styling and Design
Various spy images show that while the design of the 2017 Honda Dio remains quite similar to that of the outgoing model, it has a bunch of styling updates to look fresher and more appealing. The major update is that the front apron is new and carries what could be called as an auxiliary lamp. Adding to this, there seems to be LED pilot lamps positioned inside the indicator lens. Also, the 2017 Dio gets a set of new decals and two new dual paint options the, Yellow-Matte Grey and Orange-Matte Grey.
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