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Honda Wave125i Specs

Engine 124.9 cc
Power 9.06 hp
Start Option Kick & Electric
ABS No
Pass Switch Yes
Odometer Analog
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Wave125i Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Wave125i

Extremely fuel-efficient engine

Classy styling

Impressive luggage capacity

Things We Dont Like in Wave125i

Thin wheels

Recent Updates of Wave125i

The Wave 125i was introduced in the Honda Malaysia lineup in 2017, then a year later, the distributor introduced a revised version of the kapchai with a price cut and a few revisions. The Wave 125i is currently available in two versions, one equipped with a single-disc brake and a double-disc brake. While the former is priced at RM 5,999, the latter can be yours for RM 6,299. With the Wave 125i, Honda is eyeing towards the middle- and higher-end urbanites, and for the same reason, it has added a few modern elements to it, like LED headlights that offer longer service life and lower power consumption. The 18-litre storage compartment comes in handy for carrying all your essentials, plus the large seat provides the rider great comfort. On a full tank, i.e., 5.4-litre, the 125i delivers an estimated range of 300 km. Powering this Honda kapchai is a 124.9 cc single-cylinder four-stroke air-cooled engine making 9 hp at 7500 rpm and 10 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The power is sent to the ground via a 4-speed centrifugal clutch automatic gearbox

Honda Wave125i Variants

There are 1 variants available of Wave125i: Standard.

Honda Wave125i Power-trains

The Wave125i is powered by a Air Cooled PGM-FI 124.9 cc 1 Cylinder engine that gives 9.06hp of power at 7500 rpm and 10.2 Nm Torque at 5500 rpm. It comes with the option of a 4-Speed transmission gearbox. The Wave125i has a seat height of 761 mm. The Front Tyre size is 70/90 R17 & Rear Tyre size is 80/90 R17.

Honda Wave125i Features

The feature list of Wave125i includes Pass Switch, Shutter Lock, Street Riding Modes and Side Reflectors in terms of safety.

Features Chassis, Suspension & Brake include Duplex Rear Suspension, Telescopic Fork Front Suspension, Steel Body Frame Material, Backbone Body Frame Type, Side Wings, Dual Straight Seat Type, Disc Rear Brake and Disc Front Brake.

Features for Console include Analog Odometer, Analog Fuel Gauge and Analog Speedometer.

Honda Wave125i Competitors

The Wave125i Competitors are: Honda Dash 125, Honda Wave Alpha 2020, Honda Future Fi, Yamaha 135LC and Yamaha Lagenda 115Z.

Honda Wave125i 2020 Price List

Variant   Specifications  
Honda Wave125i Standard    124.9 cc, 9.06 hp, Kick & Electric, Petrol
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Honda Wave125i Colors

Wave125i is available in 3 different colors - Blue, Red and Black.

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Honda Wave125i Review

  • Wave125i Overview
  • Honda Wave125i Design
  • Wave125i Ride & Handling
  • Honda Wave125i Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Wave125i Braking & Safety
  • Honda Wave125i Verdict

Wave125i Overview

Underbones are meant to be cheap and efficient commuters. But there is no reason for them to be bare bones basic. Bringing up the slightly more premium end of Honda’s underbone lineup is the Wave 125i. Honda sells it in two variants:  a single disc brake and a double disc variant. Honda builds upon the tried and trusted underpinnings of the Wave by adding in a few premium features. However, these also push up its price closer to RM 6000. But with the influx of premium underbone mopeds from competitors like the Yamaha Lagenda 115Z and Honda’s own Wave Dash, its job is not easy. While its price is not much higher than its competitors, does it offer a good value for its price? Let’s find out.

Honda Wave125i Design

The Honda Wave 125i is meant to be a premium product and is not shy of showing its unique styling. The front end has a gorgeous look thanks to the large headlight with a split in between. Below it, the fairing with its classic lines and the front fender makes the two-tone color schemes really pop out. The color schemes - Pearl Magellanic Black with either Sword Silver Metallic, Candy Scintillate Red or Pearl Nightfall Blue – bring a lot of the premium appeal that Honda is aiming for. The large indicator lamps on the front fairing make it instantly recognizable.

From the sides, distinct graphics on the tail section come into view. The seat is stepped and follows the lines of the upswept tail section to end with a silver grab rail. The rear lights follow the design of the headlights with a split down the middle and large integrated indicators. Small touches like the shape of the mounts for the rear pillion footrests add another layer of premium feel to the bike. The instrument display is conventional but comes in a newly designed display. Bathed in blue light, it is just as visible under bright sunlight. Additionally, it also includes a gear position indicator, which is surprising in this class.

Other practical features include an under-seat storage compartment with 18L capacity. It is big enough to store a full-face helmet. The entire bike, however, has not gained any size. At 1962 mm (L) x 711 mm (W) X 1092 mm (H), it is still just as compact. The wheels are also the same as with 17-inch five spoke alloys front and rear with 70/90 tires on the front and 80/90 on the rear.

Wave125i Ride & Handling

The Honda Wave 125i weighs little over 105 kg for the single disc variant and 107 kg for the double disc brake equipped variant. With such a low weight to lug about, the engine does not feel underpowered. The underbone frame is suspended over telescopic front forks on the front and double shock absorbers in the rear. It provides stability while also coping with road imperfections. The 1258 mm long wheelbase gives it very good maneuverability. The slim profile of the bike makes it good for filtering through traffic on city roads. The handlebars are at a comfortable height and the seat can accommodate people of most heights.

Honda Wave125i Engine & Fuel Consumption

The engine in the Honda Wave 125i, as the name indicates is a 125 cc air-cooled SOHC unit. Producing 9.19 PS at 7500 rpm and 10.08 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm, it delivers just the kind of performance you’d expect from something like this. It uses Honda’s PGM-Fi for fueling and a 4-speed gearbox for transmission. The fuel tank is surprisingly larger than the usual 4-litre for the bike at 5.2-litre. With a fuel economy figure that reaches as high as 60 kmpl, it equates to an excellent range.

Wave125i Braking & Safety

Honda sells the Wave 125i with either a single disc in the front and a drum brake in the rear configuration or a dual disc brake equipped version. Both the configurations are sufficient for their intended purpose.

Honda Wave125i Verdict

The Honda Wave 125i, true to its nature and brand name is a very good undergone motorcycle. With dual disc brakes, premium paint schemes, impressive luggage space and fuel efficiency, the Wave 125i overdeliver on its promise. A very good commuter underbone for its price. 

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Honda Wave125i FAQ

What are the Safety Features Available in Honda Wave125i?

The safety features available in Honda Wave125i Below:

Feature Value
ABS No
Pass Switch Yes
Engine Immobilizer No
Anti-Theft Alarm No
Back Rest No
Central Locking No
Shutter Lock Yes
Engine Check Warning No
Wheel Lock Front/back No
Stability Control No
Traction Control No
Launch Control No
Riding Modes Street
Side Reflectors Yes
Leg Guards No
Is Honda Wave125i available in Electric?

No, Honda Wave125i doesn't comes with Electric Option. Electric Fuel Type is also available in Below:

What are the top variants of Honda Wave125i?

The top spec variant for Honda Wave125i is Standard at .Honda Wave125i Variants:

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