Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter – Everything You Should Know!

The Honda Activa is one of the best-selling automatic scooters in India and takes on other rivals like the Hero Maestro, TVS Jupiter, etc

The scooters in India are slowly getting popular amongst new two-wheelers buyers as they are not only easy to ride but in addition to this also offer impressive practicality and comfort levels. The Honda Activa and the TVS Jupiter are one of the best-selling scooters in the 110 cc segment. With both these scooters offering a similar package to the buyers, here is a detailed Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter comparison that will help you understand the two scooters better.

Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter Design And Dimensions

Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter

The Honda Activa 6G looks great and gets a super elegant design and subtle colour shades. With the launch of the latest iteration, the brand is now offering the Activa with features like LED headlamps, new sharp and aggressive tail lamps, adjustable rear suspension, an external fuel filling lid, and more. In addition to this, unlike the TVS Jupiter, the Activa misses out on features like alloy wheels, disc brakes, etc.

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The TVS Jupiter too looks smart but has slight aggression and sharpness in its design that makes it look fresh. With long colour options to choose from, the TVS Jupiter does allow the buyers to find the perfect variant and the look that they want. The build quality too feels solid and in all, both these scooters are neck and neck in the design and look department. The dimensions too are similar and mentioned below is a spec comparison of the Activa with the Jupiter-

Honda Activa TVS Jupiter
Length 1833 mm 1834 mm
Width 697 mm 650 mm
Height 1156 mm 1115 mm
Wheelbase 1260 mm 1275 mm
Ground Clearance 162 mm 163 mm
Seat Length 692 mm NA
Kerb Weight 106 kg 107 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.3 L 6 L
Frame Type Under Bone Under Bone
Tyre Size 90/90-12 54J (Front)

90/100-10 53J (Rear)

90/90-12 54J (Front)

90/90-12 54J (Rear)

Engine, Gearbox, And Performance

Powering the Honda Activa 6G is the tried and tested 109.51 cc single-cylinder motor that now features fuel injection and improved driveability. This engine churns out a peak power and torque output of 5.73 kW and 8.84 Nm respectively. This engine comes mated to a smooth CVT gearbox and offers impressive performance. However, the CVT rubber band effect is prominent when pushed hard. The throttle response is impressive and in all, the riding experience is decent for a commute class scooter.

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Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter

The TVS Jupiter gets a 109.7 cc engine that delivers maximum power and torque output of 5.8 kW and 8.8 Nm respectively. Just like the Activa, Jupiter also gets an automatic CVT gearbox. While the overall performance is similar, the Jupiter does feel a little more aggressive and energetic. Even the fuel economy of both the scooters is similar.

Honda Activa TVS Jupiter
Engine 109.51 cc 109.7 cc
Power 5.73 kW @ 8000 rpm 5.8 kW @ 7500 rpm
Torque 8.84 Nm @ 5500 rpm 8.8 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Gearbox CVT CVT

Honda Activa Vs TVS Jupiter Price

Honda Activa 6G TVS Jupiter
Starting Price Rs 71,432 (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 68,571 (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Final Verdict

The Honda Activa is one of the most VFM and reliable products in the segment and is backed by strong after-sales support. The quality levels and performance levels are decent and so are the overall comfort levels. The engine feels refined and responds well to the throttle inputs. The TVS Jupiter on the other hand offers a similar package but is better when it comes to comfort and outright performance. In all, both the scooters are equally good and will offer a similar ownership experience to the buyers.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.