With Honda Cliq , the largest player in the Indian scooter market segment has tried to further consolidate its position.Honda targets to provide a cheap and high mileage automatic scooter to the rural people. This scooter has been priced at Rs 42,499 only. The price is ex showroom, New Delhi.
Honda has given a tagline to this scooter – ‘Bade Kaam Ke’ , and this scooter makes its tagline completely meaningful because it has a lot of storage space and both male and female can ride it.
The scooter comes fitted with gearless powerful 110 cc HET Honda engine. This engine generates 5.91 kW (8 bhp) of power @ 7000 rpm and 8.94 Nm of maximum torque @ 5500 rpm.
Launching the Cliq in Jaipur, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) president and chief executive Minoru Kato said, "six out of 10 two- wheelers sold in the country today belong to 100 – 110 cc segment. Within this segment, automatic scooters have witnessed tremendous growth and now count for almost half of the total size."
Talking about the main features of Honda Cliq it has been made Available in four colours – Patriot Red, Orcus Grey, Morrocan Blue and Black.The company claims that it has a mileage of 60 kmpl with a 3.5 liter fuel tank capacity.Unlike the other scooters of Honda the new one in the lineup has received more legroom with flat footboard.
The new Honda Cliq also boasts a Large under seat storage where there is a provision of a Mobile charging socket (like other Honda’s recent models only slot is given and you need to buy and fit the USB charging socket from else where).The engine capacity is 110 cc with an effective Combine Break System .Additional load carrier is given for extra load carrying scenarios.
The bike due to the low weight (102 KG Kerb Weight) seems easy to use with further helpful low seat height and long chaired seat .