Boon Siew Honda Launches New Sporty Scooter Honda Vario 125 

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Penang, 12th March 2023 – Boon Siew Honda launches the new sporty scooter Honda Vario 125 in Malaysia.

The arrival of The Honda Vario 125 in Malaysia is the answer for riders searching for a perfect affordable ride, as it offers sophisticated modern features that are also found in premium scooters.

The new Honda Vario 125 key features include:

  • New 4-Stroke Liquid-cooled 124.9cc engine with eSP that ensures optimum power on the road and Idling Stop System (ISS) that ensures fuel efficiency.

  • Honda SMART Key System including Anti-theft Alarm System for extra security and an Answer Back System.

  • USB charger port in console box with 18 litres of under-seat baggage compartment for riders’ additional convenience.

  • Full LED Lighting System on all lighting points with a fully digital panel meter to deliver a luxurious style.

  • Sporty body pattern and elite accent line graphics that give a stylishly cool outlook.

The Honda Vario 125 is powered by a 4-stroke liquid-cooled 125cc engine, with Enhanced Smart Power (eSP), and is capable of producing 8.55kW at 8,500rpm and 11.74N.m at 5,000rpm torque from internal testing results. The eSP technology has proven to be efficient in terms of fuel used during combustion and provides minimal friction that reduces the risk of wastage without compromising performance.

The Honda SMART Key System is one of Honda Vario 125’s highlights, as it is the first for a 125cc category to have this advanced feature, providing many conveniences to riders. It also includes an Anti-theft Alarm System, which gives riders peace of mind when leaving their motorcycle behind. The built-in alarm will be activated with signal lights flashing when it detects vibration or movement. In addition, the Answer Back System can locate the motorcycle and inform the rider of his motorcycle’s location when the immobilizer function is active. All these embedded advanced features will increase the sense of security and comfort for riders.

One of the useful convenience that comes with the Vario 125 is the USB charger port in the console box, which will sustain the riders’ gadget battery life whenever on the go. The Honda Vario 125 also comes with two open compartments that can fit a water bottle and other items such as gloves.

Under the saddle of the Honda Vario 125 comes an 18-litre storage compartment, which is the largest in its category, sufficient to store a standard helmet and a few items to support the rider’s daily activities.

To provide a more premium look, The Honda Vario 125 is equipped with a Full LED Lighting System on all its lighting points, offering riders a sense of exclusivity upon arriving at their destination. The motorcycle’s meter panel also comes in full digital length, giving riders a modernistic point-of-view while providing all necessary information at one glance.

The body is fitted with wider tire sizes of 100/80-14 at the rear and 90/80-14 at the front, which gives riders more confidence and comfort during a ride. Besides, the new cast wheel designs also embellish the overall appearance.

The Honda Vario 125 sporty look is designed to fit the preferences of young adults, who would like to be seen stylish on the road. The accent line graphic further enhances the cool factor of the motorcycle and adds to the luxurious feel.

The Honda Vario 125 is available in three colours: red, blue, and yellow and will be available at all authorized dealers from 14th March 2023.

Honda Vario 125 colour option:


Honda Vario 125 is priced as below:

Vario 125RM 7,080

Prices shown are recommended showroom price excluding of road tax, insurance, and registration. Boon Siew Honda offers two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).


TypeSingle Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, SOHC 4-Stroke
Displacement124.9 cm³
Bore X Stroke52.400 mm X 57.907 mm
Compression Ratio11 : 1
Max. Power8.55 kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max Torque11.74 N.m @ 5,000 rpm
Engine Oil Capacity0.8 ℓ (After Draining) 0.9 ℓ (After Disassembly)
TypePGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection)
Fuel Tank Capacity5.5ℓ
StarterElectric Auto Start
Battery Capacity5 A.h (10 HR)h
ACG Output12 V
Clutch TypeAutomatic Centrifugal Clutch Dry Type
Transmission TypeCVT
Seat Height769 mm
Frame TypeUnder Bone
Dimensions (L x W x H)1,918 mm x 679 mm x 1,066 mm
Wheelbase1,280 mm
Ground Clearance131 mm
Curb Weight112 kg
Suspension TypeFrontTelescopic
RearUnit Swing Arm
TyreFront90/80 – 14M/C 43P (Tubeless)
Rear100/80 – 14M/C 48P (Tubeless)
BrakesFrontHydraulic Disc
RearMechanical Leading Trailing


Customer CarelineFor more information on the Honda Vario 125, customers can visit Honda dealers or visit FAQ.

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