Ever since its introduction in 2002, the Honda Dio never received a generation change. Though it received several mid-life refreshes over the years which kept it going. To celebrate Dio's entry into the exclusive million customers club, the Japanese two-wheeler maker today intorduced a new Matt Axis Grey colour of Dio with a 3D emblem. The 2016 Honda Dio axis with Matte Axis Grey version comes at no addition cost as it continues to be priced at Rs 48,264 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Besides the new colour, no other changes have been made to the scooter. It continues to derive its power from the 109.2cc, single-cylinder engine with Honda Eco Technology (HET) that does duty in the Activa as well. Mated to a CVT automatic gearbox, this engine deelops 8bhp and 8.77Nm.
Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd said, “In line with Honda strategy to delight our customers by refreshing our product portfolio regularly, the new Dio is Honda’s sixth new model of 2016. The new Matt Axis grey colour with value addition of the premium 3D emblem without any additional cost makes it a compelling proposition to own one.”
Besides the new colour, the Dio is available in 4 colours - Jazzy Blue Metallic, Candy Palm Green, Sports Red and Black.