GOES EVERYWHERE YOU GO…
2018 Honda PCX150 Review on Total Motorcycle:
Freedom has rarely been this much fun.
Right brain, meet left brain. The right brain is all about the fun things in life. The left brain is all about logic. So how do you keep both sides happy? Simple: just choose a 2018 Honda PCX150.
We all need a way to get around, so let’s head over to the left brain and start with the practical parts. First, as you’d expect, the PCX150 offers some awesome fuel efficiency. How awesome? An estimated fuel economy of 100 miles per gallon!** Next, it’s loaded with smart features like integrated, lockable underseat storage for all your stuff. Its effortless Honda automatic transmission means no shifting ever, not even into park or neutral. It’s freeway legal, and offers Honda’s unmatched reputation for engineering quality.
Now, time for the right brain. How about having some fun? The PCX150 has you covered there, because riding it is a blast. Then there’s the beauty side of things, and the PCX hits a home run in that department too. The crisp bodywork looks great, and there’s plenty of room to share the fun with a passenger.
So check out a Honda PCX150, and turn just getting around into the best part of your day.
2018 Honda PCX150 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
With its 153cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine, the PCX150 is great for urban commutes, trips around town, and is freeway-legal, should you need to head onto the highway. Plus, since it’s a Honda, you know it’s built to last.
Save gas. Save time. Save money.
How far can you go on a tank of gas? With its great fuel efficiency and a large gas tank, the PCX150 means less time spent on fill-ups and more time riding. And who doesn’t like saving money at the gas pump too?
Dual front LED headlights along with two great color choices and sharp bodywork really make the PCX150 stand out. Who says practical can’t look great too?
2018 Honda PCX150 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
A blast to ride
The lightweight and compact liquid-cooled SOHC two-valve 153 cc engine powering the PCX150 offers high durability with excellent performance, plus quiet, smooth operation and reduced CO2 production.
Technologies designed for efficiency
The engine layout is built around a host of low-friction technologies working in harmony. An offset cylinder reduces friction caused by contact between piston and bore efficiently transmitting combustion energy to the crankshaft. A ‘spiny’ cast-iron sleeve—with tiny surface extensions—reduces distortion of the inner bore diameter allowing lowered tension in the piston rings, reducing friction. A shell-type needle bearing is used for the rocker arm shaft while small and light rollers work in conjunction with carefully chosen cam profiles and low tension valve springs to minimize valvetrain friction.
The electronically controlled brushless ACG starter is an integrated component mounted directly on the end of the crankshaft. Serving as both starter motor and alternator it spins the engine directly when starting eliminating noise from starter gear engagement.
Easy automatic transmission
A V-Matic wide-ratio continuously variable transmission employs a quiet, durable drive belt, manufactured from high-elasticity rubber, delivering efficient drive to the rear wheel.
Turn the throttle and go
A compact combustion chamber and PGM-FI fuel injection system optimize burning rate, tailoring torque characteristics to suit the rpm ranges typically used in urban situations.
Reduced frictional losses
A compact high-efficiency radiator – integrated into the exterior of the right-side crankcase – employs a small, light fan reducing frictional losses, lowering drag.
Reduced rolling resistance
Rolling resistance within the transmission unit is reduced by the use of three low-friction main bearings, each specifically designed to deal with the loads it individually receives.
The low-slung fuel tank is mounted under the floorboards to keep the center of gravity low, enhancing maneuverability around urban obstacles.
Durable tubular steel underbone frame features a short 1,315 mm wheelbase and optimized steering geometry to provide nimble handling and a stable, comfortable experience for rider and passenger.
Combined braking system
An advanced Combined Braking System links the front and rear wheels for balanced stopping when pedestrians or other road users do the unexpected.
Improved fuel efficiency
A tight 2 metre turning radius, allows easy manoeuvring in tricky spaces, while 5-spoke 14” cast aluminum wheels add stability and rider confidence. Special Dunlop tires – with a compound designed to reduce drag – are fitted and contribute toward improved fuel efficiency.
New lights, new look
Sporty but elegant styling is never out of place and is complemented by full LED lighting.
Convenient, spacious under-seat storage area easily accommodates a laptop or most full-face helmets.
Information at a glance
A central console presents all the information within a neat, concise design. Speed is displayed by a luminous needle moving around the outside of the LCD panel, which contains an odometer, trip metre, fuel gauge, fuel efficiency metre and clock.
Protection from dirt
Protective bodywork sweeps back into generous floorboards for the feet, that help shield the rider from urban grime.
Handy glove compartment up front allows quick access to the essentials gum, sun glasses, cell phone, wallet or even a bottle of water.
Opening both the seat and fuel lid is via one-touch switches. The seat features a sprung hinge so it stays up when open.
Versatile store & charge
12V power outlet in the glove compartment allows convenient charging of personal electronics.
A hazard function that flashes all four turn signals provides additional conspicuity when needed.
12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus.
2018 Honda PCX150 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3599 USD
|Engine Type||153cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Bore And Stroke||58.0mm x 57.9mm|
|Induction||PGM-FI with automatic enrichment|
|Ignition||Full transistorized ignition|
|Valve Train||SOHC; two-valve|
|Transmission||Honda V-Matic belt-converter automatic transmission|
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
|CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES|
|Front Suspension||31mm hydraulic fork; 3.9 inches of travel|
|Rear Suspension||Twin shock, 3.1 inches of travel|
|Front Brake||Single 220mm disc with three-piston caliper and CBS|
|Rear Brake||Drum with CBS|
|Trail||86mm (3.4 inches)|
|Seat Height||29.9 inches|
|Curb Weight||295 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel–ready to ride)|
|Fuel Capacity||2.1 gallons|
|Miles Per Gallon||100 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.|
|Available Colors||Dark Pearl Blue, Pearl White|
FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
|FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION|
|One Year||Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.|
2018 Honda PCX150 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
Engine & Drivetrain
Liquid-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke
Bore & Stroke
58 mm x 57.9 mm
SOHC, 2 valves
PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Honda V-Matic Automatic
Chassis & Suspension
31 mm fork; 100 mm (3.9 in.) travel
Twin shock; 76 mm (3 in.) travel
Front: 90/90-14 Rear: 100/90-14
Front: 220 mm single disc with three-piston caliper
Rear: 130 mm drum with Combined Braking System
760 mm (29.9 in.)
1,315 mm (51.8 in.)
132 kg (291 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas—ready to ride
Pearl Dark Blue
12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus
2018 Honda PCX150 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Bore × Stroke (mm) 52.4 x 57.9
Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Compression Ratio 11:1
Engine Displacement (cc) 125
Engine Type (cm³) Single-cylinder, liquid cooled, SOHC 4-stroke 2-valve
Max. Power Output 8.6kW/8,500 rpm (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque 12Nm/5,000 rpm (95/1/EC)
Brakes Front 220mm hydraulic disc with combined 3-piston caliper
Brakes Rear 130mm Combined leading/trailing drum
Suspension Front 31mm telescopic for, 100mm stroke
Suspension Rear Twin suspension aluminium swingarm, 75mm stroke
Tyre Size Front 90/90-14M/C
Tyre Size Rear 100/90-14M/C
Wheels Front 5-spoke cast aluminium
Wheels Rear 5-spoke cast aluminium
Dimensions and Weights
Battery Capacity (VAh) 12V-6Ah
Caster Angle 27°
Dimensions (L×W×H) (mm) 1930 × 740 × 1100
Frame type Tubular Steel Underbone
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 8.0 litres
Fuel Consumption 133.9 mpg (Without idling stop)
Ground Clearance (mm) 135
Kerb Weight (kg) 130
Seat Height (mm) 760
Trail (mm) 86
Wheelbase (mm) 1315
Clutch Automatic, centrifugal, dry type
Final Drive V-Belt
Gearbox Continuously Variable (V-Matic)
Instruments and Electrics
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