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2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150

2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150

2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150

2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150

2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150

2013 Honda PCX150
2013 Honda PCX150


2013 Honda PCX150 Review

2013 Honda PCX150

Your Ticket To Ride…

With all the scooters on the road, you want one that really delivers. The PCX does—and more. From its innovative styling, motorcycle-inspired seating, reliable Honda engine and transmission, the PCX is one of the most exciting ways to get around in years.

Think of the new Honda PCX150 as the do-everything scooter. It offers the fuel economy of the most frugal scooters out there, but it’s big enough and powerful enough to carry a passenger and ride on the highway. Storage? Check. Automatic transmission? Check. Easy to park? Do you even have to ask? A blast to ride? Double check on that one. The new PCX150 has it all, and it’s the perfect choice if you’re looking to replace that second car with something a whole lot smarter for these times when every dollar counts.

The new PCX150 features a 150cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine that makes it freeway capable. This stylish and sporty scooter also serves as an enjoyable ride for errands, commuting or weekend fun, thanks to its nimble and friendly handling characteristics. With comfortable seating to accommodate the rider plus a passenger, and a handy 25 liter under-seat storage compartment that can fit a full-face helmet and more, the new 2013 PCX150 offers expanded capabilities while remaining remarkably economical.

Power to the People.

With its new, bigger 153cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine, the PCX150 is powerful enough to ride on the highway and carry you and a passenger, all while getting up to 102 MPG.

More Than Meets the Eye.

The PCX is all about taking care of its rider. Exhibit A: the large seat and floorboards. You get room to move around and your passenger gets plenty of room too. The full-length floorboards and step-through design also makes getting on and off a whole lot easier.

Space Explorer.

A full 25 liters of underseat storage is safe, secure, and convenient. Use it wisely—to store a helmet, your groceries, office materials and more.


 

 

2013 Honda PCX150 Key Features

New for 2013

– New, larger-displacement 150cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine adds freeway credentials to this modern scooter that captures a distinctive, motorcycle-like style.

– New seat padding material adds to the PCX150’s comfort factor.

– Excellent fuel mileage makes for remarkably economical transportation.

– Modern motorcycle-inspired styling in a full-sized scooter.

– The 150cc PCX150 is freeway legal.

– Available in Metallic Black and Candy Red colors.

Honda Genuine Accessories†

– Rear Trunk, Trunk Base Kit, Windscreen, Outdoor Cover

† WARRANTY: Because we’re so confident in the quality of each of our Honda Genuine accessories, we’re pleased to offer one of the best warranties in the industry. One-year warranty begins on the day accessories are purchased by the customer.



2013 Honda PCX150 Features and Benefits

PGM Fuel-Injected Engine – With plenty of power to carry you and a passenger too, the PCX150 features liquid cooling and Programmed Fuel Injection (MPG-FI) for great performance in all traffic conditions. Plus the PCX150 offers some impressive fuel economy too—up to 102 miles per gallon! PCX 150 (for the US market) is not equipped with an Idle Stop feature.

Easy To Park – The PCX150 gives you the choice of both a sidestand and a centerstand. That makes it easy to park for a fast dash into a store (the sidestand) or when you need to park it upright in a tight space (the centerstand). With a lot of other scooters, you only get one or the other.

V-Matic Transmission – With the Honda V-Matic automatic transmission, riding couldn’t be easier. Just start the engine, twist the gas, and go. The V-Matic means no shifting, ever – so you concentrate on the road ahead and simply enjoy the ride! he V-matic is a continuously variable design, so you’ll never feel it lurch from one gear to another. Smooth.

Underseat Storage – Flip that seat open and you have 25 liters of storage, enough for a full-face helmet and groceries for Thanksgiving dinner. The main compartment locks for security, and is weather-resistant too. There’s even a second compartment in the dash for your mobile phone, wallet or MP3 player.

Rider Comfort – That long, plush seat does more than just look comfortable, it’s probably nicer than that sofa in your living room. An improved seat cushion this year makes it even better, while the stepped passenger section gives your copilot a better view.

Electric Start – There’s nothing wrong with retro, but when you’re riding every day you need a scooter that offers you all the modern conveniences and features that the PCX150 does. Its advanced technology and design not only make the PCX150 practical, they make it more fun to ride.

Honda Genuine Accessories – Looking for a way to make your new PCX150 even better? Then check out all the great Honda Genuine Accessories we have to offer. You can get a versatile Rear Trunk, a Windscreen, and more. And best of all, they’re all designed to look great, fit right, and function as flawlessly as your new Honda. Just see your dealer for details.


 


 

2013 Honda PCX150 – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3,449 USD

ENGINE
Engine Type 153cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 58.0mm x 57.9mm
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Ignition Digital with electronic advance
Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Valve Train SOHC; two-valve

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission Honda V-Matic belt-converter automatic transmission

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension 31mm hydraulic fork; 3.5 inches of travel
Rear Suspension Unit swingarm, 3.1 inches of travel
Front Brake Single 220mm disc with three-piston caliper and CBS
Rear Brake Drum with CBS
Front Tire 90/90-14
Rear Tire 100/90-14

DIMENSIONS
Rake 27.0 degrees
Trail 86mm (3.4 inches)
Wheelbase 51.8 inches
Seat Height 29.9 inches
Curb Weight 286 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gallons
Miles Per Gallon 102 MPG*

OTHER
Model Id PCX150
Emissions Meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards
Available Colors Candy Red, Metallic Black

FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
One Year Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Note *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.

 


 

2013 Honda PCX150 – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
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2013 Honda PCX150 – Europe/UK Specifications/Technical Details
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