Honda Maestro Edge is the bold new mean machine with added features, electric colours and a powerful performance. Its telescopic front suspension gives a real edge over other vehicles in this category. This self-starting machine has a power of 8.31 BHP @ 800rpm against a torque of 8.30Nm @ 6500rpm. This not only adds to the cool quotient of the rider but also increases the josh of the uber cool rider. Now let us have a look on the staunch competitor of Maestro edge. Yes talking about the famous family scooty Activa.
Honda Activa is one of the most powerful and premium scooters with a 124.99cc engine. It makes 8.7 PS power @ 65000rpm and 10.12 Nm of torque @ 5000rpm. What makes an Activa more interesting is the safety and comfort of the pillion rider sitting at the back. Its telescopic front suspension adds to the safety of the rider, and this 125cc automatic scooter is available in two variants, Standard and Deluxe.
So it was the brief description of both the giants. Now let us have a look at the most important factors which a buyer should know before choosing between the two. There are different factors which make these two different from each other, despite the fact both belong to same niche and category. Activa enjoys fan following being slightly older than the other one, but maestro too has gained momentum in the Indian market.
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Both Maestro Edge and Activa comes from the same umbrella brand of the most trusted Honda, which spells of quality. Honda Maestro Edge and the Honda Activa 125 when compared have very little or negligible difference. Both are very similar when we talk about the sturdiness, safety and comfort factor. There is negligible difference in the ground clearance, Fuel economy, Power and torque. The rear suspension of a Maestro Edge has a Unit Swing with spring loaded hydraulic dampers while the Activa has spring loaded hydraulics. Similarly the front suspension in a Maestro Edge has Bottom Link with spring loaded hydraulic dampers while an Activa has spring loaded hydraulics. Honda Maestro Edge gives a mileage of 63.8 kmpl while the Activa offers 59 kmpl. Honda Active is available in four electric colours of Black, Rebel red metallic, Mid night blue metallic and Pearl amazing white, while the Honda Amaze Edge offers many more colours to choose from the palette. There is Panther Black, Pearl silver white, Shooting Night Star, Candy Blazing Red, Techno Blue, Matt Blue and Matt Vernier Grey.
The length, width, wheelbase, and ground clearance of both the scooters being almost same, it is up to you to choose as per the budget and the colour you decide on to.
Honda Activa is priced between the ranges of Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 66,000, while the Maestro Edge is priced at around Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 52,000 depending on the city you choose to drive.
It is advised to look into the after sales support of the company in your city. We should always buy vehicles with good after sales support.