Expert Review of Honda Dream Yuga
Honda, one of the leading motorcycles making company is up with another dream bike, Honda Dream Yuga 110. Dream Yuga was the much-awaited bike in the market. Honda is known for the confidence it creates on the customers with its products. The company has launched another stylish bike, Honda Dream Yuga 110. The new player in the automobile market was launched on May 15th 2012 but the announcement of the bike was made in January 2012 at Indian Auto Expo 2012. Honda is planning to increase its presence in the market with its new bike. Honda Dream Yuga comes installed with an 110cc engine, and it delivers an ultimate mileage of 72kmpl in cities.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
Regarding mileage and fuel economy, Honda Dream Yuga just tops the charts. The 110cc powered bike delivers a mileage of 72kmpl under test conditions. However, the company assures that the new player would generate much more on the roads. Under some test drives by experts, the bike succeeded to deliver a mileage of 55kmpl in harsh traffic and about 70kmpl in open highways. Honda Dream Yuga 110 runs on petrol and has a fuel capacity of eight litres with 2.3 litres of reserve.
Honda Dream Yuga 110 is simple and sober with its exteriors. However, the paint implemented on the bike plays a significant role in the looks of the motorcycle. Reports say that the bike is available in various bright and vibrant colors. The company believed to use metallic colours for the body paint for making it more appealing. Even so, the colours are not yet revealed by the company except of the dark maroon shade which was displayed in the Auto Expo 2012. The motorcycle will be available in five vibrant colours in the Indian market.
Acceleration and Pick up
The new member in the Honda family has simple looks and appearance. But it has excellent figures when we talk on the acceleration and pick up area. It seems like Honda has taken a good care while designing the motorcycle. The 109cc Honda Dream Yuga generated a peak power of 8.5bhp at 7500rpm which is good in its class. It also generates a maximum torque of 8.91Nm at 5500rpm. The bike comes with a four shift gearbox system.
As stated above, Honda Dream Yuga 110 has some simple and sober looks. The bike doesn’t give a muscular or dynamic look like the other bikes, but it gives a light impression on the viewer. The bike is designed to suit the people of every age category. It’s surely going to give tough competition to the leading bike in its segment, Splendor. The bike has got a good ground clearance for extra safety and it adds a good look too on the bike. The colors available for the motorcycles put stars on the looks of the bike. It looks quite appealing in the dark maroon shade, which was displayed in the Auto Expo 2012.
Regarding comfort, test drive results have shown some good statistics. The bike will be a tough competitor for several bikes in the Indian market in the same segment. The seat of the bike is very comfortable, and the seating position is good too. The rider can ride the bike for a long time without any aches. The gear system makes is simple to ride also.
The dimensions of Honda Dream Yuga 110 are as follows: Length: 2022mm, Width: 733mm, Height: 1095mm, Wheel Base: 1285mm. The bike has got an awesome ground clearance of 161mm. The curb weight of Dream Yuga 110 is 108Kg. It has got a medium-sized fuel tank of eight litres.
The simple looking motorcycle comes with a medium powered engine. Honda has gifted the bike with an 110cc engine. The engine is capable to deliver a mileage of 72kmpl, which is awesome. It generates a power of 8.5bhp at 7500rpm. The bike comes attached with a four speed manual gearbox. Dream Yuga has air cooled SI, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine. The bike generates a peak torque of 8.91Nm at 5500rpm.
The bike is available in both kick-start and self-start starting options.
Honda Dream Yuga has got large alloy wheels. The bike comes with pretty exclusive tyres in its segment. The tyres are tubeless on both rear and front. Honda Dream Yuga 110 has both options of spoke wheels and alloy wheels. The sizes of the wheels are 70/100x17mm in front and 80/100x17mm at the rear side. The tyres of the bike add superior comfort to it.
The feature which makes the bike much comfortable is the suspension installed on the bike. Honda Dream Yuga 110 comes with suspension of type Front-Telescopic, Rear-Tube. The shockers of the bike help to overcome the harsh and bumpy roads with much smooth experience.
Handling and Control
Since Honda Dream Yuga 110 is a medium powered bike, hence it is much easier to ride it. The bike has some interesting features, which make it superior in terms of handling and control. However, the bike lacks disc brakes, which are necessary on today’s automobiles. The bike has long seats, which make both the passenger and the rider comfortably seat and enjoy the ride. The bike makes less noise, but it increases gradually with speed. The 4 speed manual gearbox is simple, which again adds one more point in the scorecard of handling and control.
Honda Dream Yuga 110 is one of the best looking decent bikes in India in its segment. The most amazing quality of the bike is its handling and controlling, which is easy both for aged and young riders. The riding position is perfect, and reduces fatigue very well. The new colour look will surely attract people. The tubeless tyres of the bikes let the rider tension free ride against punctures and bursts. The mileage is another good feature of the bike.
The absence of disc brakes is the major disadvantage of the bike. The sales of the bike might get a little affected by the unavailability of the tachometer. Honda has surprisingly opted to install analog speedometer instead of digital one, which is trendy nowadays in the Indian automobile market.