Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Specifications Comparison

BS-6 Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs BS-6 BHonda Activa 125 – Engine Specifications / Mileage / Features / Prices / Dimensions / Suspension And Braking / Competition

Yamaha has entered the 125cc scooter space with the new Fascino 125. It replaces the existing Fascino 110, with a new engine, refreshed styling and more features as well. Yamaha has also unveiled the Ray ZR 125.

The prices and engine specifications have been revealed and the bookings have also commenced. The scooter will start reaching dealerships by January 2020 and by the end of the month, the deliveries will commence smoothly. Here, we have put the Yamaha Fascino Vs Honda Activa, both 125cc BS-6 scooters.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Price

Fascino 125Activa 125
Price (ex-showroom)66,430 up to Rs 69,93067,490 to 74,490

The Fascino 125 comes in two variants – Disc and Drum, priced from Rs 66,430 up to Rs 69,930 (ex-showroom Delhi). As for the Activa 125, its prices have been increased by Rs 8,500. It now starts at Rs 67,490 to Rs 74,490.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Engine Specifications

PowerFascino 125Activa 125
Engine125cc air-cooled with Fuel Injection124cc fan-cooled with Programmed Fuel Injection
Power8.2 BHP8.1 BHP
Torque9.7 Nm10.3 Nm

Powering the Fascino is a 125cc air-cooled engine with fuel injection as standard. The motor is capable of producing 8.2 BHP and 9.7 Nm of peak torque. As for the Activa, it uses a 124cc fan-cooled engine with PGM-FI. The power spec is just 0.1 BHP lesser, at 8.1 BHP. The torque is higher by 0.6 Nm, at 10.3 Nm peak.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Mileage

Fascino 125Activa 125
Fuel Tank Capacity (exp)5.2 Litres5.3 Litres
Mileage (expected)58 kmpl52 kmpl
Riding Range (as per expected mileage)300-320 kms280-300 kms

Due to revisions to the BS-6 engine and addition of Fuel injection, the mileage figures are better than the BS-4 version. The Fascino now offers 16% better mileage, of around 58 kmpl. The mileage of Activa 125 is higher by 30%, expected around 52-53 kmpl. Both the scooters will offer a riding range of around 300 kms.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Features

The features list of Fascino includes:

  • Auto Start Stop System
  • CBS (Combi Braking System)
  • LED Headlamps
  • Analogue Classic Instrument Panel
  • In-built Side Stand Engine Cut off Switch
  • USB charger

The features of Activa 125 are better, including:

  • Start-Stop Technology
  • Analogue Instrument Console with MID showing real time mileage, average mileage, remaining range, etc.
  • LED headlamps and LED tail lamps
  • Pass Switch
  • External Fuel Filler Cap
  • Side Stand Engine Cut off
  • Front Glove Box
  • CBS

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Suspension And Brakes

835mmFascino 125Activa 125
Front SuspensionTelescopic ForksTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionSwing Unit3-Step Adjustable Spring Loaded Hydraulic
BrakesFront Drum and Rear Drum with CBS (Front Disc Optional)Front Disc And Rear Drum With CBS
Tires12-inch front/10-inch rear12-inch front/10-inch rear

For suspension, both of them use telescopic forks at the front. At the back, Fascino gets a unit swing arm suspension. The Activa 125 uses advanced 3-step adjustable spring-loaded hydraulic at the back.

On the Fascino, you get front and rear drum brakes as standard with an option of a front disc brake. Activa 125 comes with front disc and rear drum brakes as standard. Both use 12-inch front and 10-inch rear tyres.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Vs Honda Activa 125 – Dimensions

Fascino 125Activa 125
Ground Clearance145mm169mm
Weight99 Kgs111 Kgs

The Fascino is longer than the Activa 125 by 70mm and is lighter as well, by nearly 12 kgs. The Activa, in turn, is wider by 22mm, taller by 20mm and offers a better ground clearance of 169mm, compared to 145mm of Fascino.

Other Rivals

The list of other rivals includes Suzuki Access 125, Hero Destini 125 and Hero Maestro Edge 125. Hero scooters are yet to receive BS-6 engines, but the Maestro Edge is already equipped with FI. So, it is ready for the transition and would not demand a major price hike. Suzuki has unveiled the BS-6 Access 125, but is yet to announce the prices.

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