The Activa-i is a more affordable, lighter and more stylish version of its bestselling scooter, the Activa. The scooter carries a several cosmetic changes over the regular Activa, while retaining the engine, dimensions and the platform. Though Honda claims that the Activa-i is a unisex scooter, there is a hint of feminism in the design.
The 2018 version of the Activa-i has cosmetic changes to it. There is a redesigned instrument cluster and new graphics for the five colours it is available in. It also gets a metallic exhaust muffler, a front storage hook, and the four-in-one ignition key slot that unlocks the seat as well.
Mechanically it remains powered by a 109.2cc Honda Eco Technology (HET) engine with CVT, which churns out 8bhp and 9Nm of torque. The fibre body has helped reduce the scooter’s weight and it now tips the scale at 103kg as compared to 110kg of the Activa.
The Activa-i is priced at approximately Rs 50,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) and is available in five colours – magenta, red, blue, grey and purple.