TVS Jupiter vs Honda Activa: Which scooter should you buy?

The Honda Activa is the top choice of many people looking to buy a new scooter. However, this is changing since TVS launched the Jupiter in the Indian market, which was able to grab quite a bit of attention and started to grab some of the market share once dominated by the Honda Activa. So, here is the comparison between TVS Jupiter and Honda Activa.

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December 27, 2022 at 15:18 pm

Both manufacturers have taken great care when it comes to the design of their scooters.

Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter: Looks

Both scooters are very traditional in design, as they are aimed at reaching a wider audience, so neither manufacturer took any risks with the design. Having said that, both manufacturers offer special edition scooters in case people want their scooters to stand out.

The Activa’s design has remained largely unchanged since its first iteration. Honda provided some updates so it doesn’t start to look dated. So it gets LED elements, but the scooter is still instantly recognizable as an Activa. To some, the Jupiter might look cleaner, as it has a slightly more modern design with the turn indicators on the front apron. It also uses LED headlights up front, but the taillights are halogen. TVS also sells a classic variant of the Jupiter, which has some vintage elements.

Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter: Specifications

The Honda Activa is powered by a 109.51 cc fuel injected engine producing 7.68 bhp at 8,000 rpm and a peak torque output of 8.84 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The Jupiter, on the other hand, has a 109.7 cc fuel-injected engine producing 7.77 bhp at 7,500 rpm and a peak torque output of 8.8 Nm at 5,500 rpm.

Also read: Honda Activa 125 vs TVS Jupiter 125: Which 125 cc scooter should you buy?

Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter: Features

In terms of features, the Jupiter is clearly ahead of the pack with optional mobile charger, digital speedometer or analog gauge cluster, Bluetooth connectivity, voice assistant, navigation assistance, call and text alerts, external fuel filler, automatic start-stop, seat-rest Backseat and so on. Most of these features are available on later versions of Jupiter. The Activa, on the other hand, comes with an exterior fuel filler cap, an engine kill switch, and an analog gauge cluster.

Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter: Prices

Honda Activa started in ¥73,086 and rose to ¥76,587. Cost between TVS Jupiter ¥69,990 and ¥85,246. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom prices. Yes, some variants of Jupiter are expensive compared to Activa, but they do have more features.

First published date: December 27, 2022 at 15:18 PM CST

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