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Comparison between Honda Activa 125 and Hero Dare 125


Honda Activa 125 vs Hero Dare 125

Honda Activa 125 vs Hero Dare 125The 125cc scooter segment in India now strong enough with powerful rivals in each side. Here is going to happen the battle between Hero, Honda, Vespa, suzuki and Yamaha. Here we can compare the Honda Activa 125 and Hero Dare 125. Once it will launched officially at showrooms it will be useful for you to choose the right and best one easily and quickly.

Look, Style and Dimensions

The all new Honda Activa 125 showcased in the 2014 auto expo.The activa stylish looks retained with its clear winkers, new front chrome bar, and bright crowned headlight. The rear of the scooter upgraded with the  an all new grab rail and reworked tail lamps. It gets a Old school analogue console.

Hero Dare 125 is a new scooter unveiled by the Hero at the auto expo 2014. It features dual-tone body colour and comfortable sporty textured seat. There is attractive dual tone alloy wheels, LED day light lamp, body painted brake calliper and LED tail light lamp also. All these gives a  snazzy and sporty styling for the Dare scooter.

Engine Performance and Mileage

The Honda Activa 125 packed with a powerful 124.9 cc engine. This engine features 125cc Displacement. It can churns out power outputs of 8.6 bhp at 6,500 rpm and torque of 10.12 Nm at 5,500 rpm on ride. Engine mated with Automatic gears transmission. 60 Kmpl(average) is the expected mileage.

The Dare 125 powered by the Forced Air Cooled, 4-Stroke Cylinder OHC Engine. The engine can churns out 6,8 kW power and torque of 9,5 Nm on ride. The engine mated with automatic gears. Telescopic fork suspension is fitted in this for safety and stability on ride. It is more powerful than maestro scooter.

Safety and Comfort Features

The Activa 125 gets a combi-brake system and added optional disc brake along with special tubeless tires. The scooter made with strong metal body. It also features a viscous air filter and long lasting MF battery. The Activa 125 gets Bottom Link with spring loaded hydraulic damper suspension in front and Unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic damper at rear. The brakes fitted is 190mm Disc at front and 135mm Drum at rear. Tuff up tyres are used instead of tubeless which are special prevents from easy puncturing.

Safety and comfort of passenger and rider ensured in Dare scooter with many features. It includes mobile phone charging socket, disc brake at front,  pass switch, side stand indicator and boot light. The brakes are Front disc and rear drum one. Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers suspension used in front and Single Hydraulic Shock Absorber at the rear for stability. The Dare scooter will launch by 2014 last and the company officially didn’t yet announced the pricing details.

Honda Activa 125 Price in India: Rs. 52,000/- (Expected)

Hero Dare 125 Price in India: Rs. 60,000/- (Expected)

Specifications of Honda Activa 125  and Hero Dare 125

Engine performance and mileage

Technical Specifications

Honda Activa 125

Hero Dare 125

Engine 125cc, 4 stroke, 125cc 4-Stroke Cylinder OHC Engine
Displacement 125cc 124.6cc
Power 8.6 BHP @ 6500 rpm 9 BHP @ 7500 rpm
Torque 10.12 NM @ 5500 rpm 9.8 NM @ 6500 rpm
Mileage 60 Kmpl(average) NA
Gears & Transmission Automatic Automatic
   Look, style and Dimensions Length  x width x height(mm) 1814mm X 704mm X 1151mm 1820.00 mm x 975.00 mm x 1180.00 mm
Wheelbase mm 1260mm NA
Weight kg 111 Kgs 114.00 kg
Headlight Yes Yes
Battery Maintenance free Maintenance Free & 12 V
Fuel gauge Analogue Digital
Ground Clearance 153 mm 155.00 mm
Speedometer Analogue Digital
Tyres 90/100-10 53J – 90/100-10 53J 90/90 12 – 100/90 -10 mm
Fuel tank 5.3 Ltrs 6.00 ltrs
     Safety and comfort features Suspension front Bottom Link with spring loaded hydraulic damper Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Suspension rear Unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic damper Single Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Starting system Self Self
Low Fuel/oil Indicator Yes Yes
Stand alarm Yes Yes
Wheel type Alloys Alloys
Brake front 190mm Disc 200mm Disc
Brake rear 135mm Drum Drum
Tubeless Yes Yes
Passenger footrest Yes Yes
Colors Available colors Purple, Black, White, Red, Grey red and black


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