Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India have announced the launch of the MY 2018 Honda Dio in India With prices starting from Rs 51,292 ex-showroom, it will be offered in standard and deluxe trim option. Under the 2018 update, the Dio now features an LED headlamp with position lamp, 4-in-1 lock with seat opener switch, front hook and a retractable rear hook.
The moto-scooter now gets a metal muffler protector instead of a plastic one. Apart from the features provided in the standard variant, the deluxe trim comes with a fully digital instrument cluster with 3-Step Eco Speed Indicator and service-due indicator. Also included in the deluxe trim are signature gold rims (first in the segment) and nine trendy colour options. Customers can also get an optional mobile charging socket as well.
The new Dio continues to be powered by Honda’s trusted 110 cc HET (Honda Eco Technology) engine which is popular for its balance between fuel economy and power. Combi Brake System (CBS) with Equalizer technology is offered standard on the scooter.
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, Yadvinder Singh Guleria said, “Taking ahead the 15-year legacy of Dio, the 2018 avatar is available in 2 variants. More youthful than ever, with stylish new looks, new digital meter, 3 Step Eco Speed Indicator and Service Due Indicator, the new Dio raises the bar even further. The Dio is also the largest exported scooter from India and has crossed the 5-lakh exports milestone. The new world is all yours, when you’re Dio-ing it the new way.”