TVS Raider 125 vs Honda SP 125 – TVS Motor has recently launched a new 125 cc commuter bike in the Indian market. TVS Raider price in India is Rs 77500 ex-showroom. It is powered by a 124.8 cc engine that claims to offer segment-best performance. The motorcycle gets many awesome features that compete against Honda SP 125. Let’s try to figure out which one is better –
TVS Raider 125 vs Honda SP 125 Power and Performance
TVS Raider is powered by a 124.8 cc Air and oil-cooled single-cylinder, SI engine that produces max power of 11.22 bhp at 7500 rpm and 11.2 Nm of peak torque at 6000rpm. Other hands Honda SP 125 is powered by a 123.95 cc 4-stroke air-cooled single-cylinder, SI engine that generates max power of 10.72 bhp at 7500 rpm and 10.9 Nm of peak torque at 6000rpm. while both bikes come with a five-speed gearbox.
|Specifications||TVS Raider 125||Honda SP 125|
|Engine||124.8 cc Air and oil-cooled single-cylinder, SI||23.95 cc 4-stroke air-cooled single-cylinder, SI|
|Max power||11.2 BHP @ 7500 rpm||10.7 BHP @ 7500 rpm|
|Max Torque||11.2 Nm @ 6000 rpm||10.9 Nm @ 600 rpm|
TVS Raider is marginally more powerful than Honda SP and TVS claims that Raider offers segment-best acceleration in Power mode.
TVS Raider 125 vs Honda SP 125 Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
TVS Raider has a telescopic suspension at the front and a five-step adjustable gas-charged mono-shock suspension at the rear. While Honda SP 125 uses telescopic suspension at the front and five-step adjustable twin shock absorbers at the rear. In terms of braking & wheels, the new TVS Raider comes with a 240 mm front disc and 130 mm rear drum brake. other hands Honda SP 125 as standard come with a 130 mm drum brake at the front but you can upgrade to 240 mm disc brake and 130 mm drum brake at the rear.
TVS Raider 125 vs Honda SP 125 Features
New TVS Raider comes with a colored LCD display that offers necessary information such as speed, trip meter, gear-shift indicator, tachometer, fuel economy, top and average speed, odometer, helmet indicator, fuel gauge, etc. The motorcycle comes with segment-first two riding modes “ECO & Power”. The bike also gets a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connectivity that offers navigation, digital document display, call and message alerts, voice assistant, etc.
While Honda SP 125 gets LCD Instrument cluster offers information such as speed, trip meter, gear position-indicator, clock, ECO indicator, fuel efficiency details and fuel gauge. Besides this, Honda SP 125 has an engine start-stop and silent start system.
TVS Raider 125 vs Honda SP 125 Price in India
TVS Raider price in India has Rs 77500 (ex-showroom) for the standard model while the SmartXconnect unit has a significant premium. While Honda SP 125 price in India has Rs 78381 for the drum brake variant and Rs 82677 (ex-showroom) for the disc brake variant.
|Motorcycle||Price in India (ex-showroom)|
|TVS Raider 125||Rs 77,500|
|Honda SP 125 Drum||Rs 78,381|
|Honda SP 125 Disc||Rs 82,677|