Honda Activa 125 vs Suzuki Swish 125 vs Vespa LX 125

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Comparison About Honda Activa 125 vs Suzuki Swish 125 vs Vespa LX 125 ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Comparison.


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.

Scooter Name Mileage Ex Showroom New Delhi Price After GST
Honda Activa 125 55-60 kmpl Rs. 58,081 – 62,466
Suzuki Swish 125 55-60 kmpl Discontinued
Vespa LX 125 45-50 kmpl Rs. 74,399

Last updated on 06-06-2018

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Honda Activa 125



Vespa LX 125



Suzuki Swish 125


Basis of Difference Honda Activa 125 Suzuki Swish 125 Vespa LX 125
Engine 124.9cc 124cc 125cc
8.6 Hp @ 6500 rpm
8.58 Hp @ 7000 rpm
10 Hp @ 7500 rpm
10.12 Nm @ 5500 rpm
9.8 Nm @ 5000 rpm
10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Dimensions (LxWxH) 1814 mm x 704 mm x 1151 mm
1780 mm x 650 mm x 1140 mm
1770 mm x 690 mm x 1140 mm
1260 mm
1250 mm
1290 mm
Front Brake Type Drum / Disc Drum Drum
Kerb Weight 111 kg
110 kg 114 kg
Fuel Efficiency (Claimed) 59 km/l 57 km/l 50 km/l
Ex-Showroom New Delhi Price After GST

STD – Rs. 58,081

Alloy – Rs. 60,017

DLX – Rs. 62,466

STD – Discontinued

STD – Rs. 74,399

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 starting priced at Rs. 58,081/- to 62,466/- (Price After GST Ex-Showroom New Delhi).
Swish manage to fit in with a price tag starting at Rs. 48,241/- (Last Know Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi)
The Vespa is the most expensive by a significant premium, priced at Rs. 74,399/-, (Price After GST Ex-Showroom New Delhi) but also offers better aesthetics and a more powerful engine.

It is available in 5 different colours :

  • Black,
  • Rebel Red Metallic,
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Pearl Amazing White
  • Mat Crust Metallic

It is available in  5 attractive colours:  

  • Metallic-Triton
  • Blue-Sparkle-Black
  • Metallic-Flint-Grey
  • Pearl-Mira-Red
  • Sparkle-Black
  • Pearl-Mirage-White.

It comes with four exciting colours:

  • Monte Bianco
  • Rosso Dragon
  • Giallo Lime
  • Nero Black Matt


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. Honda Activa 125 and Vespa LX 125 are in close line of competition. So it is advised to make a careful choice among the two keeping in mind the above factors.



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Last modified: June 6, 2018