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of internal combustion engines measured by volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines each year.[5] Honda surpassed Nissan in 2001 to become the second-largest Japanese automobile manufacturer.[6][7] As of August 2008, Honda surpassed Chrysler as the fourth largest automobile manufacturer in the United States.[8] Honda is the sixth largest automobile manufacturer in the world.

Heart on race, wheel on fire.The best for a scooter, the new Honda Activa is the new name on every youngsters lips. It?s hot, it?s cool, it?s easy, it?s fast and it?s spreading like wildfire. The Honda Activa is all about saying no to the sweaty public transport. Get ready beauties on scooties!Key FeaturesBy design, the Activa lets anybody in the family get their hands on it. To make riding fun, removed were the gears and retained were only those controls which can be safely left to th e reflexes, like the accelerator and the brakes in a lightweight body. The Honda Activa has been designed for the new era. Developed on Honda's globally tested 4 -stroke technology, it comes with a host of new features, which are designed to maximize riding comfort and ease of use. It has a 4 -stroke, Single cylinder, air cooled, OHC which makes up for a great engine and is the eye candy especially among the youngsters.It has a maximum power of 7 Bhp @ 7000 rpm and has a maximum torque of 0.8 Kg -m @ 5500 rpm. Blessed with a V-matic transmission and self/kick ignition, the Honda Activa is preety much a utility bike if you?re on the list of people who enjoys a city ride. A 6 ltr petrol tank adorns the active which can give an average mileage of 38 to 40 kmph. Said to have a good suspension pick up and speed, the active evokes mixed reactions.DesignVery light and peppy, the Honda Activa is like little butterflies considered to those huge devil Bikes. Framed with high rigidity under bone type body and accentuated with sleek colors, the active is modestly good looking. Integrated headlight/indicators create a smooth form along the handlebar and overall sleek aerodynamic design provides increased fuel economy. Hence, while mothers and daughters would enjoy an easy rid e, the fathers and sons will appreciate its sturdy built.ConclusionIn fact, an Activa has something in it for everyone. You can check out for yourself how ease, technology and style come together in such a smooth way. As in the Honda Activa. It might not b e that fast or have that powerful biker?s drool, but its sweet and easy for a short office and back home trip or a joy ride on a Sunday evening.

Honda Motors and Scooters India Pvt. Ltd is a leading automobile dealer in India. It covers major share of the two-wheeler market in India. In the 100CC segment, it has offered a highly efficient vehicle, Honda Activa. Since its launch, it has been quite popular among the many classes of consumers. Honda Activa is a unisex two-wheeler scoter. Now the Honda has updated it with more advanced features to cater the demands of users. Before the launch of Activa, Honda was known for geared scooter. Later it launched Activa, which is a gearless scooter. This scooter became an instant hit in the cities among the men and women both. Working women saw it as a tool to save their time and energy in their daily struggle to meet the deadlines on both fronts; home and office. Actually, the inspiration to device this scooter came from Kinetic Automation but this Honda had more features to catch the fancy of consumers. Honda Activa is the blend of perfect styling, high performance and great fuel economy. Look and style of the Activa is taken from its predecessor Aviator. This scooter is regarded as the family scooter in India. It offers great riding and handling comfort. Headlamp of this scooter is equipped with halogen lamps and there is clear lens turn-indicator on the rear side of the scooter. There is aluminum grab rail which is designed attractively. When it comes to colors of scooter, you have a wide range to choose from. It include vibrant colors like candy lucid red, wild purple metallic, pearl sunbeam white, grey metallic , space silver metallic to black. When we talk about the performance of this scooter, engine is the most important element. It is powered by a 110cc engine. This engine generates maximum power of 8bhp at 7500 rpm and 0.9 kgm of torque at 5500 rpm. It is lace with unique technology called CBS (Combined braking system). Using this feature, scooter can be stopped by applying any of the brakes. Though it has other good features, but there is little drawback in terms of reduced fuel tank with a capacity of 5.7 liter. Other features include increased storage, electric start, kick start, It comes with puncture proof rear tyre which has a tuff up tube. It is a light weight scooter with metal alloy and can be easily handled. It features a key shutter which protects it against any protect using duplicate keys. The Honda Activa delivers decent mileage. This scooter has become perfect symbol of style, performance and affordability among the Indian middle class.

The Honda Activa is a motor scooter made by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India. It was launched in India in 2000. It is a 102 cc, 7 bhp (5.2 kW) scooter. The vehicle has the option of kick- and self-start, includes the puncture-resistant "tuff-up" tyre and tube combination. The fuel efficiency is between 35 to 42 Kilometres per Litre or 82 to 98 MPG-US. Honda launched a new version of the Activa on 27 March 2009 with a completely new 110CC engine. Technical specifications==

Honda ActivaAppearence
Honda Activa is the most sought after scooter in India. Thanks to Honda which did all to make it a family two-wheeler. Its stylish looking and comfortability is major contributors to its success. Major changes are made in the cosmetic in New Honda Activa . At front the mask is refined. It had redesigned rectangular headlamps with clear front turn indicators. The front face has stunning curves and flowing lines. Turn indicators are worth looking. Ample storage space is there in the Honda Activa. One is under the seat and another is under the handlebars. A handy inner box is carved under handlebars. You can use it to put household items. An additional storage space is there under the seat. The total capacity of the space is 18 litre. You can use it for helmet, bottles, lunch box and other items. This time the rear grab rail is in fibre and uplifted as against to the Honda Activa . Moreover, you can use the space between front part and seat for boxes, kids and shopping bags. The wide dashboard incorporates fuel gauge, speedometer, low fuel and low oil indicators. Honda Activa was the first scooter launched by Honda in India. It has been designed as a family two-wheeler and features higher load carrying capacity. Now, Honda India has come up with all new Honda Activa with major styling changes all around. Honda Activa gets a redesigned front and rear section. The front is dominated by curvy and aerodynamic styling with redesigned headlamps. Clear lens turn indicators dominates the rear. Honda has used impact resistant ABS plastic panels to reduce the overall weight of the two-wheeler.

Honda Activa Colours

The flagship scooter of Honda comes in various attracting hues. These are candid lucid red, geny grey metallic, black, force silver metallic, wild purple metallic and pearl sunbeam white. The body colour is painted on front fairing and body panels of the machine. Body panels are impact resistant ABS plastic panels. Rear grab rails and rear view mirrors are in different colours.

Honda Activa Acceleration

The top speed of the Honda Activa is 80 kmph. New revamped engine is there to give the scooter more power and pick-up thereby increase the acceleration.

Honda Activa Brakes

Honda Activa houses drum brakes at both end. Yes, these are conventional braking system but smart enough to give instant braking to this kind of compact machine. The diameter is 130mm for both the brakes. The new Honda Activa is incorporated with combi brakes (in deluxe version) which promises shorter braking distance. One More effective safety system is also there in the Honda Activa that is called CBS. It comes in act when rear brake is activated. In other words, it applies front braking force when rear one is activated.

Honda Activa Fuel Efficiency

This family scooter is one of the best scooter exit in India. The Honda Activa is also liked due to its fine mileage figures. The company's engineers also did a fine job to increase its mileage by 15 per cent. It gives around 52 kmpl, as per HMSI test conditions. Nevertheless, Honda Activa owners reported it around 45 in city and around 50 kmpl on highway. Fuel filling system is remained the same that is by lifting seat. The petrol tank maximum capacity is 5.3 liters.

Honda Activa engine

The Honda Activa engine is an improved 4 stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, OHC power mill with the displacement of 109cc. This refined Honda Activa engine generates a maximum power of 8 bhp at 7500 rpm and churns 0.9 kg-m at 5500 rpm. It has v-matic 4speed transmission. The scooter comes with ABS plastic panels that are impact resistant. The bike weight is 110 kgs. There is an advantage of the weight. It helps the rider when cross winds come. It doesn't shake in any force of wind and be stable. The scooter comes with kick and self start options. Due to self start option, it is easy to ride for young riders and older people. This is also one of the reasons which make it a big hit initially.


Honda Activa is the most sought after scooter in India on account of it comfortability. The main things which add to the comfort are tuff-up tube and CLIC mechanism. Storage space is the USP of a scooter which give upped hand to a scooter against bike. Tuff-up tubes are used in Honda's two-wheelers. The tuff-up tube reduces the chances of puncture by 70 per cent. Tuff-up tubes are double layer tubes which is having fluid in between. This fluid makes up the hole off the puncture. Honda also made maintenance easier by providing the convenient Lift Up Independent Cover (CLIC) mechanism. One can easily lift up the cover under seat and repair the malfunction. Ample storage space is there in the Activa. One is under the seat and another is under the handlebars. A handy inner box is carved under handlebars. You can use it to put household items. An additional storage space is there under the seat. The total capacity of the space is 18 litre. You can use it for helmet, bottles, lunch box and other items.


Honda Activa's wheelbase is 1238mm. It is the best wheelbase specification for a 10" tyre scooter. The more the size of wheelbase the more the safety. Large wheelbase ensure better grip on road and stability.

Honda Activa Suspension

Honda Activa Suspension is made of better forks fitted at both end. The front fork is bottom link with spring loaded hydraulic damper whereas the rear one is unit link with spring loaded hydraulic damper. These forks make the ride memorable and fatigue less. The Honda Activa Suspension system is responsible for making your ride comfortable on Indian roads.


Honda Activa sports the best things related to wheels and tyres. This stylish scooter has alloy wheels and tuff-up tubes. The specifications of both the tyres are 90/100-10-53J. Tuff-up tubes are used in Honda's two-wheelers. The tuff-up tube reduces the chances of puncture by 70 per cent. Tuff-up tubes are double layer tubes which is having fluid in between. This fluid makes up the hole off the puncture.