Expert Review of Suzuki Access
Suzuki has tried to give the most loved scooterette Honda Activa some competition by its value for money scooter Suzuki Access 125cc. This scooter by the company has been gifted with a sound 125cc engine, the performance of this scooter is competitive enough to give a healthy competition to its rival. Suzuki Access 125cc has an elegant design, its simple and sober look can easily grab attention. Scooters of this era have been designed for comfort irrespective of all ages. Now-a-days, people of all ages, starting from school-kids to retired people, because these scooters are easy to ride as they are gear free. Scooters are playing a major role in the Indian two-wheeler market and have a high consumption too. These gear free vehicles are also going through a cut throat competition as all the two-wheeler manufactures have introduced a trendy and stylish and at the time efficient scooters for the people of India. Sometimes its hard to judge for the consumer to decide which scooter is better for him to buy. Some of the scooters available are Honda Activa, Honda Aviator, Honda Dio, Yamaha Ray, etc. But people choose only the one that gives the best fuel economy and is durable. Suzuki has tried to make the best but somehow it seems that the company could have done better. Suzuki Access has been loaded with a 124cc,4 Stroke, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled OHC engine. The mileage given by the scooterette is 60kmpl. The front wheel as well as the rear wheel of the vehicle is fitted with the 120mm drum brakes. The front suspension installed in it is a Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped and the rear one is a Swing Arm Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped. The appearance of this two-wheeler is decent and it comes in few exciting colors.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
The gear-less ride has been very efficient in terms of fuel economy. The company claims that it will give a suitable mileage of 54kmpl which is quite low in comparison to its rivals that deliver a mileage above 60kmpl. The fuel tank of the vehicle has the capacity to store 6 liters of fuel. The mileage of this scooter on the traffic laden roads will be around 52-55Kmpl while on the highways the mileage will increase to 60Kmpl. However, overall, it can be quite aptly said that the scooter has the capability to run 324 kilometers per 6 liters.
This amazing machine comes in the market in five exuberant colors, that are Pearl Nebular Black, Candy Antares Red, Metallic Flint Grey, Pearl Mirage White and Metallic Sonic Silver.
Acceleration and Pick up
This is specially for youngsters as the engine of this vehicle is more powerful and displaces 124cc. The engine is able to crank out the utmost power out of 8.58 Bhp which is met at the acceleration of 7000RPM with the utmost torque value of 9.8 NM which is met at the acceleration of 5000 RPM. This machine can turn its speed from o to 60 Kmph in 6.56 seconds to be exact. The top speed attainability of this two-wheeler is 92 Kilometers per hour.
The appearance of the bike is quiet a disadvantage to Suzuki Access 125cc as no special equipment is given to the ride which can speak its uniqueness. But there is no negative point against this scooter, it is a good choice against its price. The smart long indicators on its body looks good on it. The wide headlight on the handle gives a nice appearance from the front. The legroom for the rider is large and sufficient. The under seat space provided is adequate enough to store a full size helmet. The integrated grab rails are built nicely enhancing the looks as well as giving a safety ride to the pillion rider. The muffler of this machine sports a muscular view with chrome plated silencer cover. The tail light of the bike is nicely deigned as the taillight and the indicators are perfectly combined. The stylish key switch is designed in a way that its almost impossible to steal the scooter. The name of the machine is planted on the back body of it. The instrument cluster built in is easily readable and it displays speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge. The front fender is big and gives a nice protection to the wheel.
The legroom for the rider is large enough for a rider to rest his legs in the front. The soft seats does not make the rider feel tired on the long journeys. For the pillion rider long and strong grab rails are provided keeping the person intact in his position. The clear and multi-reflector headlight accommodates a perfect visibility at night. The 20 liters big under seat storage enables rider to carry its belongings without any effort. For the rider, a wider seat is presented which makes the ride more comfortable and easy going. The telescopic fork armed at the front reduces the harshness of the road and the journey goes on smoothly.
The scooter is designed in a manner that it can be easily rode by a person of any age above 13 years old. The dimensions measurements of this machine are as provided: the length is 1780mm, width is 650mm and height is 1125mm. The kerb mass possessed by the two-wheeler is 115 Kg only. The wheelbase measurement done to the machine is 11250mm. The scooter scores the minimum ground clearance of 160mm. The seat height of the bike is highly suitable of 780m.
Suzuki Access 125cc speaks allowed its engines displacement, though it is 124cc to be exact and the type of the mill is a 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder, Air Cooled OHC. The engine does a continuous variable transmission which is popularly known as CVT. To start the engine, there are two options are given to the rider, one is self start or electronic start and the other one is kick start. Xtra Torque Performance is introduced with the scooter to increase the pick up and power of the vehicle. The measurements of bore into stroke present in the engine are 53.5mm x 55.5mm.
The wheels equipped to the machine are small ans stylish. The measurements of the tyres running with the scooter are 90/100-10 inches. These wheels comes fitted with a 120mm drum brakes at both the sides.
Suzuki Access 125cc has been equipped with a nice pair of suspensions. The front suspension of this machine is Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped while the rear suspension is Swing Arm Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped.
Handling and Control
The handling and control of the vehicle is appreciable. The light weight of the vehicle makes it very easy to control. It is easily steerable at high speed, though it is risky to take a sharp turn on this scooter as tyres are not wide that could grip the body of the vehicle properly. The telescopic fork at the front is rare to find in this scooterette segment, this fork makes the ride stable through bad road conditions.
Powerful pick up and acceleration, Easy to ride, Convincing Performance.
Simple and sober looks, mileage is considerably low.