Honda Activa 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC

Drum scooter

Honda Activa 125


₹ 77,743

STD Drum Brake scooter

Hero Destini 125 XTEC

STD Drum Brake

₹ 71,108

STD scooter

Honda Activa 6G


₹ 74,536


Specifications Overview

Variant Name Drum STD Drum Brake STD
On Road Price ₹ 87,305 ₹ 79,854 ₹ 83,704
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Mileage(ARAI) 50 kmpl 50 kmpl 45 kmpl
User Rating 3.9 3.8 4.0
Transmission Type Automatic Variomatic Drive Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.3 Litres 5 Litres 5.3 Litres
Engine Displacement 123.97 cc 124.6 cc 109.51 cc

Body & Suspension

Activa 125 colours

Destini 125 XTEC colours

Activa 6G colours
Body Type Scooter-Scooter
Suspension - Front TelescopicTelescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorberTelescopic
Suspension - Rear 3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded HydraulicUnit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Frame Type Under Bone-Under Bone

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & BS-VI Engine-Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & SI Engine
Max Power 8.29 PS @ 6500 rpm9.12 PS @ 7000 rpm7.79 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 10.3 Nm @ 5000 rpm10.4 Nm @ 5500 rpm8.79 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Engine Capacity 123.97 cc124.6 cc109.51 cc
No. of Cylinders 1-1
No. of valves per cylinder 2-2
Bore x Stroke 50 mm x 63.1 mm52.4 x 57.8 mm47 mm x 63.1 mm
Cooling type Fan CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Type AutomaticVariomatic DriveAutomatic
Fuelling Fuel Injection-PGM-FI
Configuration Single Cylinder-Single Cylinder
Read More

Comfort & Convenience

Console Type Analogue-Analogue
Distance to Empty Indicator Yes-Yes
Engine Kill Switch Yes-yes
Odometer DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogueAnalogue
Seat Style Single Seat-Single Seat
Shutter Lock Yes-Yes
Side Stand Indicator Yes--
Tachometer No-Yes
Start Type Kick & Self StartElectric StartKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage DigitalYesYes
Read More


ABS - Anti-lock braking system No-No
Brake Assist No-No
Power Modes No-No
Slipper Clutch NoDry, CentrifugalNo
Traction Control System No-No
Read More

Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) 50 kmpl50 kmpl45 kmpl
Max Speed 93.84 Kmph85 Kmph85 Kmph

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1850 mm1809 mm1833 mm
Width 707 mm729 mm697 mm
Height 1170 mm1154 mm1156 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 109 Kg114 kg107 Kg
Wheelbase 1260 mm1245 mm1260 mm
Seat Height 692 mm778 mm692 mm
Ground Clearance 162 mm155 mm171 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.3 Litres5 Litres5.3 Litres
Read More

Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 190 mm-130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm-130 mm
Front Type Disc-Drum
Rear Type Drum-Drum
Front Tyre Size 90/90 R1290/100-1090/90-12
Rear Tyre Size 90/100 R1090/100-1090/100-10
Tyre Size Spare No90/100 - 10No
Tubeless Tyres YesYes-
Wheel Type Sheet Metal WheelsAlloySheet Metal Wheels
Read More


Battery Capacity 0.06 kwh0.48 kwh0.036 kwh
Battery Type Maintenance FreeMF BatteryMaintenance Free

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) Yes-No


Charging Socket YesYesNo

Pros & Cons

  • Equipped with Modern technology
  • Service Network is vast
  • Super Smooth Drive
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Hero’s widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Powerful & fuel-efficient scooter
  • Ride quality is one of the best in the segment
  • Fuel tank filling from outside
  • Full metal body
  • Silent Start
  • Costilier than its competitors
  • Mileage is lesser than previous models
  • Suspension is not upto the mark
  • Feels dated already
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Not as equipped as the rivals
  • No front disc
  • No USB charging port
  • Weak performance

Detailed Comparison of Activa 125 and Destini 125 XTEC

Comfort & Convenience

Honda Activa 125 has features like Distance to Empty Indicator, Engine Kill Switch, Shutter Lock, Side Stand Indicator and Hero Destini 125 XTEC, on the other hand, has Fuel level guage.


Activa 125 comes with a 1 cylinder, 123 cc, Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & BS-VI Engine Petrol Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Hero Destini 125 XTEC comes with a cylinder, 124 cc, Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.


Honda Activa 125 has a 5.3 Litres fuel tank with 1170 mm seat height. Hero Destini 125 XTEC has 1154 mm seat height and 5 Litres fuel tank capacity.

...Read More

Activa 125 Similar Scooters Comparisons

Destini 125 XTEC Similar Scooters Comparisons

Activa 6G Similar Scooters Comparisons

Honda Activa 125 and Hero Destini 125 XTEC and Honda Activa 6G Owner Reviews

  • Activa 125 Review
  • Destini 125-Xtec Review
  • Activa 6g Review
  • RB
    Rathva Bhavna b   (Verified)
    23 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda Activa 125
    Nice activa nice experience 6 year nice nice very nice
    • Like
  • GS
    Gurwant Singh   (Verified)
    23 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda Activa 125
    I have good experience of using activa 3G scooter.Its ride is very comfortable.
    • Like
  • D
    Durai   (Verified)
    19 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda Activa 125
    Ok this is very good scotter but milage is very low
    • Like
  • S
    Shankar   (Verified)
    19 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda Activa 125
    Initial performance good for 2 yrs then average per mileage not good.
    • Like
  • SK
    Sumit Kumar   (Verified)
    19 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda Activa 125
    Do not like at all Need new one and want something new features
    • Like

Comparisons for Honda Activa 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC

Confused between Activa 125 & Destini 125 XTEC? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Honda Activa 125 or Hero Destini 125 XTEC? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Drum variant of Honda Activa 125, it has been priced at Rs 87.31 K. On the other hand, Hero Destini 125 XTEC will cost you Rs 7.45 K less than Activa 125. STD Drum Brake variant of Hero Destini 125 XTEC comes with a price tag of Rs 79.85 K. When comparing both the models from a technical perspective, Destini 125 XTEC has more power under the hood with a 124 CC engine . Contrastingly, Activa 125 comes loaded with a 123 CC engine . Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

Read More

Have More Questions ?

Get answers from our 91wheels experts

Have a question in your mind ?

Honda Activa 125 and Hero Destini 125 XTEC and Honda Activa 6G QNA

  • Activa 125 Qna
  • Destini 125-Xtec Qna
  • Activa 6g Qna

News for Honda Activa 125 and Hero Destini 125 XTEC and Honda Activa 6G

  • Latest News
  • Compare From Expert

Honda Activa 125 vs Hero Destini 125 XTEC vs Honda Activa 6G FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of Honda Activa 125?

    The on-road price of Honda Activa 125 is Rs. 87.31 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Hero Destini 125 XTEC?

    The on-road price of Hero Destini 125 XTEC is Rs. 79.85 K in New Delhi