Honda Motorcycles India, one of the largest two-wheeler makers in India has issued a recall for its scooter range. The recall affects the Activa 6G, Activa 125 and the Dio models that were manufactured between February 14 and February 25, 2020. A suspected quality issue near the rear cushion, which could lead to Oil leakage, and/or breakage and possibly cause vehicle imbalance is the reason for the recall. The number of vehicles affected is not mentioned by Honda.
Honda dealers all over the country will initiate the recall drive in a few days’ time. If your vehicle is found to have a defective part, the replacement will be done free of cost. The customers will also be notified via SMS or e-mail regarding the inspection. Alternatively, customers can also enter their VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) in Honda’s website to find if their scooter is a part of this recall.
Honda has previously issued a recall for the Activa 125 last month for replacing the “Cooling Fan Cover and Oil Gauge” in certain scooters. The BS6 Activa 125 was launched in September 2019 – way ahead of the deadline, while the Activa 6G made it debut in January 2020. The Active 6G and the Dio are powered by 109 CC single-cylinder engine that develops 7.8 PS of power and 9 Nm of torque. The Activa 125, on the other hand, is powered by a 124 CC single-cylinder engine that develops 8.3 PS of power and 10.3 Nm of torque.
The Activa 6G is available at a starting price of INR 63,912 for the Standard variant, while the Deluxe variant retails for INR 65,412. The Standard trim of the Dio is priced at INR 59,990, whereas the Deluxe version will set you back by INR 63,340. The BS6 Activa 125 – the most premium scooter of the lot is priced at INR 67,490 (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).