Honda Dio Bike Review, Price, RTO & Insurance | Royal Sundaram
Ever since the grand launch in the year 2002, Honda Dio has rocked the scooter market of India by selling over 30 lac units. Honda Dio has seen vast updates over the year. Not only in India, but Dio has also managed to create strides in foreign markets as well. Dio has been accredited as the Honda India’s highest exported product. It is the constant upgrades that this scooter has been through over the years that have been the reason behind its success and has chalked up over 15 lac units in just three years, a task, considering that it took over eleven years to sell the 1st fifteen units.
The Honda Dio has been one of the brand's most admired models for quite some time now. Designed, marketed, and targeted at the Indian youth, the Honda Dio dons an athletic design aesthetic. Last year, Honda upgraded the scooter with a range of additions, which includes the addition of LED DRLs, and more.
Honda Dio Price
Honda Dio is currently available in the market in two variants, STD and DLX. STD version is valued at an ex-showroom Mumbai price of Rs. 54,562/- and the DLX version is retailed at an ex-showroom Mumbai price of Rs. 56,562/-. Note that the prices can change as per the location and the dealer.
Honda Dio 150 Price List in India [September 2019]
Given below is the latest price list of all the available models of the Honda Dio
|Variant||Ex-Showroom Price (Mumbai)|
|STD (Drum Brake. Spoke Wheels. Electric Start.)||54,562/-|
|DLX ( Drum Brake. Spoke Wheels. Electric Start.)||56,562/-|
Honda Dio Review
Back in the year 2017, the Honda Dio received an all-new facelift. Besides a BS IV-complaint engine, the brand new model gets an array of updates and a fresh set of paints to boost its sporty aesthetics further.
The brand new cosmetic updates on the Honda Dio comprises of two white lamps that are placed seamlessly on the front apron. Honda Dio now comes with an LED strip on the handlebar to accelerate the look. On the rear section, you can now see a re-designed tail lamp. However, this lamp isn't LED. Dio now comes with a broader seat that makes it even more comfortable for both rider and the pillion. There is now a provision for a mobile charging unit that is placed under the seat which adds to the overall convenience. The fresh set of four dual-tone colour schemes with bold decals makes this scooter, eye-catchy! The Honda Dio also comes with an AHO or the auto headlamp on feature for added safety. The DLX variant of the Honda Dio is available in three colour variants and comes with semi-digital instrument cluster and an LED headlight. The same old 109cc single-cylinder engine drives the new options of Honda Dio. The engine now delivers 8bhp, 9Nm torque through an automatic transmission.
The brand new Dio rides on a bottom-linked front suspension and a monoshock in the rear. The set of wheels on the Dio are 10-inch, and the tyres are tubeless. The drum brakes at the front and the back now come with Honda's exclusive combi braking system.
Honda Dio Insurance
According to the government of India, It is binding for all the Indian bike and scooter owners to obtain an insurance policy to cover their bike in case of an emergency or breakdown. With multiple insurance companies in the market, selecting the one that covers your needs becomes difficult. This is where Royal Sundaram comes in. Royal Sundaram makes that choice easier for you by offering you a range of insurance policies that you can trust and rely on in case the need arises.
What a sound insurance policy provides you with does go beyond mere coverage; it is a sense of security.
The notable benefits of Royal Sundaram insurance package involve:
- It offers claim settlement within ten working days.
- Royal Sundaram insurance package provides comprehensive cover for the bike, accessories, and any damage to the third party life and property.
Honda Dio RTO Registration
To legally own and ride a bike in India, getting your bike registered with the Regional Transport Office is mandatory.
Registering your bike or a scooter is a two-step process:
- RTO registration that is issued by the dealer.
- You get a temporary number when you buy your scooter, which is valid for a few days and you have to apply for a permanent number.
- Permanent Vehicle Registration Number in India, which is issued by RTO.
- The fees for the registration depends on which state the owner is registering their scooter.
- Required documents for the registration are:
- Insurance policy
- CMV20 form
- RTO issued NOC and sales tax certificate
- Fees of registration
- Certificate of sale for the scooter.
- Address documents
- Copy of PAN card
- Invoice of purchase
Alternate Bike Brands in India
Honda Dio is undoubtedly the best selling, reliable and fuel-efficient city scooter. You can rely on this scooter for both style and comfort!
However, these are the strongest competitors of Hero Pleasure you might want to consider before making a purchase decision.
- Honda Activa I
- Hero Electric Optima
- TVS Jupiter
- TVS Scooty Zest 110
- Suzuki Access 125
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