Honda ADV 150
Specification: Honda ADV 150
|2. Engine & Transmission|
|4. Brakes, Wheels & Suspensions|
|5. Top Speed and Mileage|
- Very powerful.
- Very secured body.
- Very attractive design.
- Very big.
Honda ADV 150 is a maxi scooter. Maxi scooters are basically big scooters that come with a lot of style and features. These scooters are basically made to tear through the highways/freeways. These scooters can easily compete with bikes and in some cases, also beat them. These scooters are fun to ride, really safe with all-around protection, and stylish. These scooters redefine the scooter industry and make sure to turn the eyes of every motorcycle enthusiast on their way.
Honda is one of the biggest motorcycle manufacturers in the world. It is considered as one of the Japanese giants. Honda is popular for its reliability and build qualities around the world. Honda does business in Bangladesh through Bangladesh Honda Private Ltd. Some of the most popular motorcycles of Honda around the world are: Honda CBR1000RR, Honda Grom, and the Honda Africa Twin. One of the most selling Honda bikes in Bangladesh is the Honda CBR150R.
Over the years, we have seen a lot of premium motorcycles going Keyless. One of the most common examples is the Suzuki GSX R150. However, we rarely see this particular feature in scooters. Well, no worries, Honda has got your back. Honda introduced the Honda ADV 150 with Keyless ignition and an anti-theft system. This makes this scooter not only premium level, but also unique.
The Honda ADV 150 comes with a full digital infotainment system (instrument cluster). It can successfully show time, speed, date, RPM and many more. It also has a voltmeter, which shows your battery health, and an average fuel consumption meter. These stuffs are unique and you get them only in the premium segment of motorcycles.
The Honda ADV 150 also comes with ABS. The front brake of the Honda ADV 150 is equipped with standard ABS. This is a really good feature, as this will allow the scooter to brake safely during dangerous situations.
The Honda ADV 150 is also very fuel efficient. Considering the power and torque of the scooter, and also the fact this is a scooter, it still has a very good and fuel-efficient engine. The engine is expected to have a fuel economy of about 40-45kmpl (external factors may affect efficiency).
The Honda ADV 150 also gets Showa suspensions for the rear, which makes the pillion’s ride more comfortable and the scooter more stable while leaning.
As previously mentioned, the Honda ADV 150 comes with a large body, which is intended to secure the rider from accidents. The scooter comes with a weight of 134kg (ride ready), which may seem a bit too much for a scooter, but there is a good reason for this. This scooter comes with a 8liter fuel capacity, so the long rides out of town won’t be that much of a problem.
Although there is little to no information about the physical height, width, or length of the Honda ADV 150, from a visual point of view, it can be expected that the scooter is quite big. However, the seat height is 795mm, which is good enough for anyone of 5’3”. The wheelbase of the scooter is 1300mm, which is also adequate for cornering.
Engine and Transmission:
The Honda ADV 150 comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 149cc engine. The engine is liquid-cooled. The scooter comes with only an electrical starting mechanism and not kick-start. The engine provides 14.34BHP of power and 13.8Nm of torque. The scooter is equipped with PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection), which is why the fuel efficiency is quite good of the scooter. It is expected to have a fuel economy of about 40-45kmpl.
The Honda ADV 150 comes with a fully automatic transmission system. There is no gear shifting involved while riding this scooter. Although the scooter is expected to be very smooth with its acceleration on the road. The scooter is theoretically can go at 120kmph of maximum speed.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Honda ADV 150 comes with a dual-disc setup. The front wheel has a single disc, which increases the braking efficiency significantly. It also comes with a disc at the rear wheel, which is very rear when it comes to scooters. The dual disc setup will put the braking of the Honda ADV 150 over many other scooters of the same segment. The scooter also gets about single channel ABS. The front brakes are equipped with standard ABS.
The Honda ADV 150 has regular telescopic forks and spring-loaded twin shocks at the front and rear respectively. The front telescopic fork suspension is expected to have a decent response like most telescopic suspensions have. The rear has twin Showa suspensions, with 4.7inch travel. The overall suspension setup of the scooter is really premium, which is great for the price and the scooter.
The Honda ADV 150 also comes with alloy wheels and tubeless tires. The front tire is 110/80, which is expected to perform decently on the road. The rear tire is 130/70, which is also expected to perform decently and well at both dry and wet roads.
The Honda ADV 150, regardless of the power and the attractive design, is a scooter. It was not made to attract bikers; it was made to attract scooter lovers; but still, it attracts both. The Honda ADV 150 is also not recommended for beginners, just learning to ride scooters. It is recommended for a veteran or intermediate rider who wishes to have a powerful and fast machine. But considering the specifications of the Honda ADV 150, many bikers may also want to convert to scooters.
Overall, the Honda ADV 150 is one of the most premium class scooters you will ever come across within the 165cc. This scooter will easily be one of the best scooters in Bangladesh. The Honda ADV 150 is an example of a perfect job done by Honda.