Comparison about Honda Activa 125, Swish 125 and Vespa Lx 125 ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.
COMPETITION IN SCOOTER SEGMENT
If you are planning to buy a new scooter then hold on, carefully read the following detailed comparison to make a right n smart choice. This article talks about the three powerful/demanding scooters of today’s fashion.
|Basis of difference||Honda Activa125||Suzuki Swish 125||Vespa LX 125|
|Power (HP)||8.6 @ 6500 RPM||8.58 @ 7000 RPM||10 @ 7500 RPM|
|Torque (Nm)||10.12 @ 5500 RPM||9.8 @ 5000 RPM||10.6 @ 6000 RPM|
|Dimensions in mm (LxWxH)||1814 x 704 x 1151||1780 x 650 x 1140||1770 x 690 x 1140|
|Wheelbase in mm||1260||1250||1290|
|Front Brake Type||Disc||Drum||Drum|
|Kerb Weight||Not Available||110 kg||114 kg|
|Fuel Efficiency (Claimed)||59 km/l||57 km/l||60 km/l|
|Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs. 58,156/-||Rs. 48,241/-||Rs. 67,425/-|
- Which is better?
|On the basis of||Honda activa 125||Suzuki swish 125||Vespa lx 125|
|Design||The Activa 125 stand out with a fresher appeal compared to the dated lines on the Swish.||It is not that appealing as Honda active and vespa.||If something out of the box is what you want, then the Vespa is your best bet.|
|Instruments||The Activa 125 offers a very premium looking analogue instrument cluster with a digital display unit.||The Swish however look very dated with the plain analogue instrument clusters.||The Vespa’s analogue instrument cluster comes with a retro twist.
|Dimensions||In terms of dimensions, it is the Honda Activa leading the charge being the longest, tallest and highest (1814 mm x 704 mm x 1151mm) in the segment.||Its wheelbase is considerable smaller than the Activa and Vespa.||The Vespa has the longest wheelbase in the segment though, measuring in at 1290 mm.|
|Power||It is the Activa 125 that has been tuned to offer more power in the segment, marginally more at 8.6 HP||The Swish is powered by the 124cc engine that produces 8.5 HP of power and 9.8 Nm of torque||The Vespa is the most powerful with 10.06 HP of power.|
|Fuel efficiency||The Activa 125 is the most fuel efficient in the segment returning a claimed fuel efficiency of 59 km/l||Swish thanks to its light weight that returns a claimed efficiency of 57 km/l.||The Vespa has an 8.5-litre fuel tank while others come with a 5 litre fuel tank, giving the Vespa the longest range.|
|Price||The Activa 125 is priced at a premium and comes with alloy wheels, front disc brake and Combined Braking System (CBS) on the top-end variant priced at Rs. 58,156/- for the Deluxe variant.||Swish manage to fit in with a price tag starting at Rs. 48,241/-||The Vespa is the most expensive by a significant premium, priced at Rs. 67,425/-, but also offers better aesthetics and a more powerful engine.|
|colours|| Four colors–
Midnight Blue Metallic
Peal Sunbeam White
Sword Silver Metallic.
|It is available in 5attractive colours:
|It comes with six exciting colors:
To sum up:
The Vespa seems to be a very attractive proposition with a host of features and is a refreshing design. However, the high pricing can be a huge deterrent when compared to the competition in the segment.
Swish is an excellent power-packed offering. Trendy and attractive tail lights, smart built-in turn signal and stylish silence cover makes it a perfect choice for discerning young couples. Activa and vespa are in close line of competition. So it is advised to make a careful choice among the two keeping in mind the above factors.