- Honda sold 29,528 units of Dio last month
- Grows by over 300 per cent compared to 2019
- Oversells Suzuki Access 125 by 3052 units
Honda managed to sell 29,528 units of the Dio as compared to the Suzuki Access 125’s sale of 26,476 units last month; overselling the latter by 3,052 units. Interestingly, the Honda Dio also witnessed a staggering 337 per cent year-on-year growth as compared to 6,761 units sold in March 2019.
The Honda Dio BS6 was launched in India in early February this year priced at Rs 59,990 for the standard model and Rs 63,340 (both prices ex-showroom) for the deluxe model. The Japanese bike maker updated the youth-targeted scooter with a sharper LED headlamp and tail lamp, a split grab rail as well as edgier contours around its bodywork.
Additionally, the new Dio is also equipped with a side stand engine inhibitor, external fuel filler cap,ACG silent starter, dual-function switch that opens seat and fuel-lid, and a utility box in the front apron. Furthermore, the Honda Dio sports a larger, 12-inch front wheel and telescopic forks up front. The scooter's 109cc engine is also revised to comply with BS6 norms and comes with a fuel-injection system.