2017 Honda Dio Coming Soon; Spied Testing
Honda Two Wheeler has recently launched the 2017 Activa 4G and Aviator scooters in the Indian market. The Japanese automaker is now gearing up to launch the 2017 Honda Dio scooter in the country. Folks at BikeAdvice.in have managed to click the scooter, revealing the exterior changes to be offered on the scooter. Going by the spy images, it is visible that the 2017 Dio gets some noticeable updates and other changes. 2017 Honda Dio Coming Soon; Spied Testing.
The scooter gets new front apron and new lighting system, which appears like DRLs over the apron. It also comes with a new exterior paint jobs – Yellow with grey accents and new orange/matte grey shade/. The scooter also gets new body graphics. Like new Activa & Aviator, the scooter will also get Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) function. Powering the scooter is the same 109.20cc engine that is good for 8bhp of power at 7,000rpm and 8.77Nm of torque at 5,500rpm. This new powertrain will be BSIV compliant and will be paired to a CVT unit.
2017 Honda Dio Launch Date
The exact launch details for the updated Dio is yet to be announced, but we expect the scooter to go on sale by the end of March or early April. We will update you as soon as Honda reveals its launch date.
2017 Honda Dio Price
The current Dio scooter is priced at Rs 48,651 (ex-showroom, Delhi). With BSIV compliant engine and new features, the facelift model could see a price hike. It is expected that the scooter will be priced around Rs 50,000.
2017 Honda Dio Specifications
The new Dio will be powered by the same 109.20cc engine that also powers the existing scooter, but it will be BSIV compliant engine. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 8bhp at 7,000rpm and a peak torque of 8.77Nm at 5,500rpm. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels via a CVT unit. The current model is claimed to have a top speed of 83kmph, which is likely to remain unchanged with the new model as well.
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2017 Honda Dio Mileage
This scooter is one of the lightest scooters in its league, which helps to achieve high fuel efficiency. The current model is claimed to have a mileage of 62kmpl, which is likely to remain unchanged.
2017 Honda Dio Colours
The new model will come in 7 exterior paint jobs – Yellow-Matte Grey, Matte Grey, Orange-Matte Grey, Candy Jazz Blue, Black, Candy Palm Green and Sport Red.
2017 Honda Dio Design & Features
This moto scooter measures 1,781mm in length, 710mm in width and 1,133mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,238mm. It comes with a seat height of 765mm. The updated model gets visual exterior upgrades, which makes it look refreshing. It is equipped with a revised front apron and new lighting element. The lighting system seems like a daytime running lights fitted over the front apron.
The 2017 Dio gets two new exterior paint jobs – yellow shade with grey accents and orange with matte grey. The scooter also gets new body graphics to offer a refreshing look. This model also features Automatic Headlamp ON (AHO) function that all two-wheelers will need to have mandatorily from April 2017. There is no switch to turn off the headlight as the headlight turns on as soon as engine starts.