First launched back in the year 2002, the Dio is the most stylish scooter in Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India‘s (HMSI) arsenal. Honda has always marketed the Dio as a ‘moto-scooter’, which, together with a sleek, stylish body and a peppy motor, has attracted the trend-setting youth. Now, to commemorate the Dio’s entry into the exclusive million Customers club, the manufacturer has launched a new Matt Axis Grey colour option along with a new 3D emblem as updates for the 2016 model. Apart from the Indian market, the 2016 Honda Dio will be also sold in Colombia, Mexico, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Speaking as the dispatches for the new Dio commenced, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd said, “In line with Honda strategy to delight our customers by refreshing our product portfolio regularly, the new Dio is Honda’s sixth new model of 2016. The new Matt Axis grey colour with value addition of the premium 3D emblem without any additional cost makes it a compelling proposition to own one.” This is the second set update for the Dio since last year. Back in early 2015, HMSI launched a thoroughly updated Dio alongside very popular 2015 Honda Activa 3G. You can find 2016 Honda Dio price, specifications, mileage and other details in our report here. Check it out –
2016 Honda Dio Price
Prices of this trendy scooter remain unchanged. The latest style-upgrade for the Dio comes at no additional cost, which means that the 2016 Honda Dio is priced at INR 48,264 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
|2016 Honda Dio Ex-Showroom Prices in Major Cities|
|New Delhi||INR 48,264|
2016 Honda Dio Specifications
The Dio doesn’t get any technical updates and continues to be powered by the same 110cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that powers the outgoing model. This engine comes mated with a CVT and offers enough zing for short city rides.
2016 Honda Dio Specifications Table
|Max. Power||8 BHP @7,000 RPM|
|Peak Torque||8.77 Nm @5,500 RPM|
|Brakes||130 mm Drum (F); 130 mm Drum (R)|
|Suspension||Spring Loaded Hydraulic(F); Spring Loaded Hydraulic (R)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||5.3-litres|
|Top Speed||85 KMPH|
The Dio’s engine benefits from the much publicized Honda Eco Technology. This helps the motor to offer optimum fuel mileage along with a healthy performance. Here are the approx. mileage figures for the 2016 Dio –
- Mileage (City)- 45 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway)- 60 kmpl
- Mileage (Combined)- 52 kmpl
The 2016 Dio is available in five exciting colour options-
- Matte Axis Grey (New)
- Jazzy Blue Metallic
- Candy Palm Green
- Sports Red
Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on the 2016 Honda Dio price, specifications, mileage and details.