Honda launched its new scooter in 2015 called Honda Dio. Within a short period of time Dio has gained a huge fan following. The unique colour and design make it stand out in the crowd. Dio is bestowed with dual tone colors such as blue, red, green and black along with attractive graphics which makes it popular among youth and they can hire Dio from bike rentals and go for a fun ride.
Dio which supports a much sportier and has the same engine as Honda active is a good scooter launched by Honda. The power, design and mileage all appeal to the trendy youth.
Dio happens to be the most stylish scooter in India and front body profile gets a beautifully crafted headlamp mounted at the front with stylish and sharp clear lens turning indicators. The side and rear are in proper proportion to the front. Dual tone colors of sporty red, black, candy palm green, candy jazz blue and matte grey accompanied with attractive graphics give it a very pleasing aesthetic appeal.
The under seat storage compartment with a capacity of 18 liters is big enough to fit a full-size helmet. The front glove compartment provides extra space for extra goodies. Those who wish to pick up the scooter on rent can easily do so with the help of bike hiring services now available in many cities.
Honda Dio has been equipped with 109.20cc engine. The four-stroke, air-cooled, SI engine is coupled with Honda Eco Technology (HET) to ensure excellent mileage. Dio delivers a maximum power of 8bhp at 7000rpm giving a maximum torque of 8.77Nm at 5500rpm. With an excellent mileage of 60 kmpl and a fuel tank of 5.3 liters, Dio becomes a wise choice.
Dio has been equipped with 130mm drum brakes that are further blessed with Honda’s CBS (Combi Braking System). The benefit of Honda CBS is that it automatically applies both brakes while pressing the rear brake lever only. It is also fitted with 90/100-10 tubeless tyres at both ends. The spring loaded hydraulic forks at the front and rear that performs equally well on tarmac as well as rough surfaces.
The 90/100-10 tubeless tyres provide a good grip on the road and the Honda CBS braking system allow the rider to apply both the brakes at once. Along with the front headlight, Dio also has tiny parking light that illuminates the road well.