Honda Activa 4G vs. TVS Jupiter: Which is the best gearless scooter?
The Honda Activa 4G is undoubtedly the best-selling and most popular gearless scooter in India. Its ever increasing sales figures and demand proves that Honda Activa 4G is way ahead of its competitors, which include Hero Maestro Edge, Yamaha Fascino and TVS Jupiter. The Activa 4G is a reliable and refined super-refined gearless scooter, which comes at a decent price tag. The Honda Activa price tag reads at Rs. 51,325 (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi), which is really worth considering the overall product.
However, Honda Activa 4G has been facing a tough competition from other gearless scooters selling in India. The Hero Maestro Edge and TVS Jupiter are the closest and toughest rivals to the Honda Activa 4G.
Here, we bring you a quick side-by-side comparison review of Honda Activa 4G and TVS Jupiter.
Honda Activa 4G vs. TVS Jupiter
Design & Styling
When it comes to the exterior design and styling, the TVS Jupiter has a clear advantage over the Honda Activa 4G. It sports a fresh, unique and quite attractive body dynamics, which definitely attracts a lot of young buyers. However, the Honda Activa 4G has nothing new to offer. In past few years, it has received minor cosmetic updates with every new generation launch. However, it isn’t worth calling a major or brilliant upgrade. It doesn’t looks ugly but doesn’t look attractive too when compared to TVS Jupiter.
Both Honda Activa 4G and TVS Jupiter have quite similar features like under seat storage, passenger footrest and USB charging point. However, TVS Jupiter features external fuel filing, which is quite convenient at petrol pumps. The Honda Activa 4G misses this convenience feature.
The Honda Activa 4G features a 109.19cc, Air-cooled, 4 Stroke, single-cylinder engine that churns 8.11bhp of maximum power at 7,500rpm and 9NM of torque at 5,500rpm. Honda’s super refined engine gives a quick response as soon as you throttle it. The Honda Activa 4G can touch a maximum speed of 83kmph.
The TVS Jupiter is powered by a 109.7cc 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled, OHC engine that produces 5.88kw (8 bhp) of maximum power at 7500rpm. It also produces 8.4NM of maximum torque at 5500rpm. It can reach a maximum speed of 85kmph.
If you compare these two engines, the Honda Activa 4G stands proudly as a clear winner. It is powered by a super-refined and reliable engine, which isn’t going to age very soon.
Honda Activa 4G – 60kmpl
TVS Jupiter – 62kmpl
The Honda Activa 4G is available in only one variant. However, the TVS Jupiter is available in three variants – STD, ZX and ZX Disc.
Price in India
Honda Activa 4G Price – Rs. 51,325 (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)
TVS Jupiter Price – Rs. 49,766 (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi, Base Variant)
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