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Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Comparison

HMSI (Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India) has launched the 2017 Activa 4G and the Dio scooters. Primary new features include a BSIV-compliant engine and auto headlamp on. They also get slight changes to their looks and new features as well. Both scooters have the same engine. However, when it comes to appearance, these scooters are very different. Read further for a detailed comparison of Honda Activa 4G vs  Honda Dio 2017 to help you make the right decision while choosing one of these.

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Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017


Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Price

Honda Activa 4G2017 Honda Dio
Ex-showroom Delhi PriceRs. 50,730Rs. 49,132

With a price tag of Rs. 50,730, the new Activa 4G is slightly more expensive than the new 2017 Honda Dio. The  difference comes out to be around 1600 Rupees in the ex-showroom Delhi price of the two scooters.

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Features

Due to the new norms by the Government, both the Activa 4G and the 2017 Honda Dio get a BS-IV compliant engine and additionally an Auto Headlamp On. Both Scooters also feature Honda’s Combi Braking System better known as the CBS. Honda Dio features cool body graphics and LED pilot lamps, something the Honda Activa 4G lacks. There is an under seat charging point for smartphones in both the scooters . The Honda comes in 5 colours, while the Activa 4G is available in 7 color options.

Colors- Activa 4G and Dio
Source: Car Blog India

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Specifications

Honda Activa 4GHonda Dio 2017
Engine Displacement109 cc109 cc
Power8 BHP @ 7,500 rpm8 bhp @ 7,000 rpm
Torque9 Nm @ 5,500 rpm9 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

Both the scooters are mated with the same 109.10 cc engine. The power and torque figures for both are identical, however the Dio pumps out its peak power at a slightly lower RPM @ 7000 RPM.

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Mileage

Honda Activa 4GHonda Dio 2017
Mileage (estimated)60 KMPL62 KMPL

The fact that the Dio is a bit lighter could make it more fuel efficient than the Activa. That said, the official figures are unavailable right now.

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Dimensions

Honda Activa 4GHonda Dio
Length1,761 mm1,781 mm
Width710 mm710 mm
Height1,149 mm1,133 mm
Wheelbase1,238 mm1,238 mm
Seat Height765 mm765 mm
Weight108 KGs103 KGs

The Activa and Dio are based on the same platform. However, the Dio weighs around 5 KGs less. Both scooters have the same seat height and wheelbase.

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Design

The Activa 4G and Dio feature very different styling. While the Activa is  more conventional and conservative in its looks, the Dio looks more stylish. It gets bright colors with body graphics, which matched with the stylish exterior, give it a very youthful design. On the other hand the more conservative styling of the Activa is meant to please all and judging by its sales number it manages to do that. For the 2017 MY Dio, Honda has added new colors and updated the styling. It gets a new LED Pilot lamp and front apron as well. The 2017 Honda Activa 4G is very identical to the older Activa 3G.

Activa vs Dio

Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017- Verdict

  • Design – The Honda Dio’s design is much more sporty whereas the looks of the Honda Activa is comparatively conservative.
  • Specifications – Both scooters have the same engine.
  • Mileage – The Dio could be slightly less fuel burning due to a lower kerb weight.
  • Price – The Dio holds a slight advantage over the Activa 4G when it comes to pricing.However, for a slightly higher price, Activa offers an all-metal body.

Honda Activa 4G has looks which will please all. Nothing can be said against the tried and tested Activa, which also happens to be India’s most popular two wheeler. However, if you’re looking for something that looks a bit more stylish and sporty while offering the same frugal nature of the Activa then the Dio is a great option.

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What are your views on the Honda Activa 4G vs Honda Dio 2017 comparison? Do let us know by commenting below.

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, https://indiaautoz.in .

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