Honda India recalls units of the new Honda Grazia, Aviator and Activa 125 scooters. Total 56,194 units manufactured between February 7 – March 16, 2018, are recalled.
The scooters are recalled due to a defect in the quality of the bolt flange (10×42) in the front fork telescopic forks which resulting in an excessive hardness of the bolt. The defected units are recalled for rectifying the fault through proper inspection. The faulty part of the scooter, if found, will be repaired free of cost.
Honda India announced that it will contact their customers via SMS or e-mails for voluntary inspection of their scooters. The customers also can check the status of their scooter by entering their Vehicle Identification Number on their official website. Customers also can book an appointment with their nearest service centre for inspection of their scooters.
However, the launch of Honda 5G and the running of Activa 4G are not affected by this recall. Since Activa 5G and 4G still run on the old trailing link unit suspension, their units are not recalled. Despite the minor issue in units of Grazia, Activa 125 and Aviator, Honda has been performing quite well in the segment.
Honda Activa and Aviator are one of the most selling scooters in the Indian market. They take on different variants like TVS Jupiter, Yamaha Alpha, Piaggio Vespa and many more. Activa and Aviator are very old players in the segment, whereas Grazia is the latest entrant in the market.
Honda Grazia, the newest launch of the Japanese maker, runs on a 125 CC engine producing 8.5 BHP power and 10.5 Nm torque. The Activa 125, also runs on a 125 CC engine producing same power and torque like Grazia. Grazia is priced between Rs 58,133 to Rs 62,505 and Activa 125 is priced between Rs 57,333 to Rs 62,005 (all ex-showroom).
Honda Aviator runs on a 110 CC engine producing 8 BHP power 8.77 Nm torque and goes on with the Activa 110 CC. Aviator is priced between Rs 52,796 to Rs 57,137 (ex-showroom).
Honda recently launched the 125 CC Honda 5G at the Auto Expo 2018. It comes with features like LED headlamps, digital and analogue instrument clusters, 4-in-1 lock with seat opening switch and more. The newest variant has been launched at a price tag of Rs 52,460 (ex-showroom).
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