Honda has launched BS6 compliant 2020 Dio scooter, with price starting at Rs 59,900. The scooter gets cosmetic tweaks, new features and an updated engine.
After launching the Activa 125 and Activa 6G, Honda has now launched its third BS6 scooter. BS6 2020 Honda Dio has been launched in India. The moto-scooter has been in the market for more than 15 years, appealing to the young buyers.
BS6 2020 Honda Dio gets an updated 110cc engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) as standard now. Further, it also gets the ACG silent start system as a part of the BS6 upgrade. All these upgrades have increased the mileage and also enable a smoother ride.
Cosmetic tweaks onboard include revised body panels, refreshed and sharper headlamps, funkier graphics and new colour options too. There are also the gold-finished wheels offered with some colours options.
New features on the Dio include split grab rail, engine start-stop switch, engine stand inhibitor, external fuel filler cap, dual-function switch, LED headlamp, a fully digital speedometer showing information such as riding range, average fuel efficiency and more and lastly, high/low beam pass switch.
Not just these, but the BS6 2020 Honda Dio also gets major mechanical upgrades. Most importantly, it now ditches the link-up suspension at the front with telescopic forks. It now runs on 12-inch wheels at the front instead of 10-inchers. The wheelbase has also been increased by 22mm.
At the back, it now gets a 3-step adjustable monoshock for better comfort. For braking, it continues with drum brakes at both the ends with CBS as standard fitment. There’s no option of an optional front disc brake.
New will be available in two variants – Standard & Deluxe. The standard variant will be offered in four colour options – Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Candy Jazzy Blue, Sports Red & Vibrant Orange. The deluxe variant will be offered in 3 colour options – Mat Sangria Red Metallic, Dazzle Yellow Metallic & Mat Axis Grey Metallic.
The Standard variant comes in for Rs 59,990 and the Deluxe variant for Rs 63,340 (all prices ex-showroom). Additionally, Honda is offering 3 years standard warranty and 3 years optional warranty with the new Dio.