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2017 Honda Grom Review

2017 Honda Grom on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Check out the new Grom!

Part minibike, all motorcycle, the Grom has been a resounding success from the start, with a package that's manageable yet comfortable for full-sized adults. Though its wheels are only 12 inches, the bike has full-size features like a sturdy steel frame, a 31mm inverted fork, mono-shock rear suspension, hydraulic disc brakes and a 125cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine. Now the Grom gets an edgier look, thanks to an integrated fuel tank and side panels, along with a modern, stacked LED headlight layout. Add a new flip-key, sportier handlebar, under-slung exhaust, upswept tail unit and a higher passenger seat, and you've got a Grom that's as fun as ever but with a daring new look.

 

Reduced Size, Increased Fun!

If you—and about three-quarters of the planet—thought the Honda Grom was cool before, check out the new 2017 version! The first thing you’ll notice is the new, aggressive bodywork and rad new colors. Then pay some attention to the new headlight—its LED design not only looks fresh, but it works great too. There’s a new two-tier seat, a more defined tail section, and a new low-mount muffler design.

Some things haven’t changed, though. The Grom still features a 125cc engine, and its fun factor is still off the charts. It really is a blast to ride—giving you all the excitement and freedom of a motorcycle, but because it’s so user friendly and approachable it basically eliminates any intimidation factor.

And the Grom makes a ton of sense when it comes to dollars and cents too: You can run it on pocket change, and you can park it just about anywhere too.

Everyone who sees a Grom can’t help falling in love with this awesome little fun machine. So why not get in on the fun yourself? Get a Grom, and let the Gromance begin!


All new styling for 2017.

For 2017, the Grom gets some fresh new bodywork and colors, so this hot little bike looks cooler than ever.


Surprising performance.

What makes the Grom so much fun? It all starts with a great motor. The Grom’s single-cylinder design is light, narrow, and revs fast. Fuel injection helps performance, electric starting makes it a snap to get going, and plenty of maintenance-reducing features mean more time to ride.


Big-bike features.

Exhibit A: the four-speed transmission. You get all the control and performance of a standard motorcycle gearbox, and the fun of shifting and deciding when to shift. Exhibit B: Hydraulic disc brakes front and rear give you excellent stopping power.


Just the right size for fun.

With its low 30.0-inch seat height, lightweight, low center of gravity and narrow profile, the Grom inspires confidence, and is a blast whether flicking around corners or cruising around town.

 

Honda Grom is also the Honda MSX125 in Europe:

Pocket performer.

Unique, unconventional, with an attitude all its own, this bike may be compact and incredibly nimble, but it rides and feels like a much bigger machine. If you’re looking for serious fun, look no further than the MSX125.

 

Get noticed

It’s everything expected of a Honda, in terms of performance, build quality and usability, but also wears a style and has an attitude all of its own.

Clutch, gear change and throttle control are all operated as you would a full sized bike. Underneath its bold muscular body, a whole host of features create a balanced, agile and comfortable ride. These include inverted front fork, a mono-backbone steel frame, thick 31mm tyres and Y-shaped spokes - like those featured on our very latest Sports bikes.

Side on, 3 quarter facing white MSX, parked, road location, right facing.

 

A strong performing 125cc engine.

Rear, 3-quarter view, right-facing black MSX.

Increased intake and exhaust efficiency along with low friction technology has produced a highly economical PGM-Fi fuel injected, air-cooled 2-valve, 125cc engine. Together with a 4-speed gearbox and wet multi-plate clutch, the unit delivers good torque from low, but with a smooth, responsive roll-on acceleration when you need it.

Hard-working pipes

The exhaust pipe features a larger, 28.6mm diameter bore with increased 3L multi-section muffler volume, allowing a strong power output in the mid and upper rpm ranges.

 

See and be seen

The MSX125 uses a combined projector headlight, not only does this feature give the front of the bike a strong identity and presence, it also uses a single light source rather than a pair of bulbs for both high and low beam. Easy to read for its compact size, the LCD digital dash delivers all the information the rider needs.

Dual purpose frame

The MSX125 has a rigid steel mono-backbone frame. Specifically tuned vertical/horizontal rigidity and flex in the swingarm pivot and engine hanger plates provides the perfect balance of comfort and confidence.



 



2017 Honda Grom www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Engine/Drivetrain
•Single-cylinder 125cc SOHC four-stroke engine packs a perfect blend of performance with impressive fuel efficiency plus accessible and fun all-around ability.*
•The engine uses low-friction technology such as an offset cylinder and a roller rocker arm for the valve gear.
•Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) offers excellent throttle response over a wide range of riding conditions by continuously monitoring several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions.
•The four-speed gearbox is managed via a manual clutch and offers smooth and consistent gear changes.

Chassis/Suspension
•Integrated fuel tank and side panels with an edgier look.
•Stacked LED headlight layout.
•Under-slung exhaust, upswept tail unit.
•Sportier handlebar.
•Compact chassis features a sturdy mono backbone steel frame.
•Telescopic inverted 31mm front fork, like a full-size motorcycle, delivers 3.9 inches of travel.
•Steel box-section rear swingarm and a sturdy single shock yield 4.1 inches of comfortable rear-wheel travel.
•Single front 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper and single rear 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston caliper deliver strong stopping power.
•Compact 47.4-inch wheelbase and light curb weight of 225 pounds results in amazing agility to boost rider confidence.
•LCD digital dash includes speedometer, odometer/A&B trip meters, clock and fuel gauge.
•Flip key.

 

 

 

2017 Honda Grom www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Fuel efficiency + fun

Single-cylinder 125cc SOHC 4-stroke engine packs a perfect blend of performance with impressive fuel efficiency plus accessible and fun all-around ability.

 

Low-friction performance

The engine uses low-friction technology such as an offset cylinder and a roller rocker arm for the valve gear.

 

Excellent throttle response

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) offers excellent throttle response over a wide range of riding conditions by continuously monitoring several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions.


Compact & sturdy frame

Compact chassis features a sturdy steel frame.

 

Well-controlled ride

Telescopic inverted 31mm front fork, like a full-size motorcycle, delivers 3.9 inches of well-controlled travel. Steel box-section rear swingarm and a sturdy single shock yield 4.1 inches of comfortable rear wheel travel.

 

Powerful braking system

Single front 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper and single rear 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston caliper deliver strong stopping power.

 

Light curb weight offers amazing agility

Compact 47.4-inch wheelbase and light curb weight of 225 pounds results in amazing agility to boost rider confidence.

 

LCD information at a glance

LCD digital dash includes speedometer, odometer/A&B tripmeters, clock and fuel gauge.

 

What colour suits you?

Available in Pearl Red and Metallic Black.

 

Transferable warranty

Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

 

 



 

2017 Honda Grom - www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3199 USD

ENGINE
Engine Type 124.9cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Ignition Electronic
Valve Train SOHC; two valves per cylinder

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission Four-speed
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension 31mm inverted fork; 3.9 inches travel
Rear Suspension Single shock with steel box-section swingarm; 4.1 inches travel
Front Brake Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70-12
Rear Tire 130/70-12

DIMENSIONS
Rake 25°
Trail 81mm (3.2 inches)
Wheelbase 47.2 inches
Seat Height 30 inches
Fuel Capacity 1.45 gallons
Curb Weight 229 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Miles Per Gallon 134 MPG - Honda's fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

OTHER
Model ID Grom125
Emissions Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available Colors Matte Gray Metallic, Pearl Red, Pearl White, Bright Yellow

FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
One Year Unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.




 


 

2017 Honda Grom - www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN


Engine & Drivetrain


Engine Type

Air-cooled single cylinder


Displacement

125 cc


Bore & Stroke

52.4mm x 57.9mm


Compression Ratio

9.3:1


Valve Train

Chain-driven SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder


Fuel Delivery

PGM-FI electronic fuel injection


Transmission

Four-speed


Final Drive

#420 O-ring-sealed chain


Chassis & Suspension


Front Suspension

31mm inverted fork; 100 mm (3.9 in.) travel


Rear Suspension

Single shock w/ steel box-section swingarm; 103 mm (4.1 in.) travel


Additional Information


Tires

Front: 120/70-12 - Rear: 130/70-12


Brakes

Front: Single 220 mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper - Rear: Single 190 mm disc with hydraulic single-piston caliper


Seat Height

765 mm (30.1 in.)


Wheelbase

1200 mm (47.4 in.)


Curb Weight

102 kg (225 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride


Fuel Capacity

5.5 litres


Colour

Pearl Red, Pearl Himalayas White




 

2017 Honda Grom - www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £2899 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine

Bore × Stroke (mm) 52.4 x 57.9
Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Engine Displacement (cm³) 124.9
Engine Type Air-cooled 2-valve single cylinder
Max. Power Output 7.2kW / 7,000 rpm (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque 10.9Nm / 5,500rpm (95/1/EC)
Starter Electric

Wheels

Brakes Front Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper
Brakes Rear Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper
Suspension Front USD Front Forks, 31mm
Suspension Rear Mono shock, steel square pipe swingarm
Tyre Size Front 120/70-12
Tyre Size Rear 130/70-12
Wheels Front Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast
Wheels Rear Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast

Dimensions and Weights

Battery Capacity (VAh) 12V 3.5Ah
Caster Angle 25°
Dimensions (L×W×H) (mm) 1760 x 755 x 1010
Frame type Steel mono-backbone frame
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 5.5 litres
Fuel Consumption 185.8 mpg
Ground Clearance (mm) 160
Headlights 35W/35W
Kerb Weight (kg) 101.7
Seat Height (mm) 765
Trail (mm) 81
Wheelbase (mm) 1200

Transmission

Clutch Wet multiplate
Final Drive Chain
Gearbox 4-speed



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