The all new Honda Dio 2017 edition has been launched in India for INR 49,132 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The scooter gets visible styling updates while the engine now comes out to be BS4 compliant. It now even arises equipped with AHO function for additional safety. Apart from these changes, the new Dio comes with LED daytime running lights on its handlebar panel. The changes to the color schemes and use of double tone shades has made the moto-scooter look even better than before.
Honda Dio can now be bought in Vibrant Orange, Pearl Sports Yellow, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Sports Red and Candy Jazzy Blue shades across India. Each of them looks better than the other as these paint schemes would target the entry level teen buyers with much ease in the Indian market. Not just that, engine (109.19 cc) on the new Dio is also the most economical unit available in the scooter division, producing 8 BHP at 7000 RPM and 8.9 Nm at 5500 rpm.
The scooter weighs just 103 kg and carries a fuel tank of 5.3 liters. The seat height for the same is 765 mm while it carries a wheelbase of 1238 mm. The only rival for the new Dio is Yamaha Ray-ZR as both the scooters share the same body mounted head-light design. Other features on the Dio are combi braking system, tube-less tyres, maintenance free battery and V-Matic automatic gearbox. The new shades would help in improving the sales of the scooter across the country.
Shades Available in 2017 Honda Dio
Pearl Sports Yellow
Matte Axis Grey Metallic
Candy Jazzy Blue