2023 Honda ADV150 Guide

2022 Honda ADV150
Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications

2022 Honda ADV150

Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications


Introducing the 2023 Honda ADV150…

Injecting an enjoyable sense of escapade into even the most mundane urban commutes, Honda’s ADV150 delivers on the “City Adventure” concept, with a rugged-yet-capable design that combines a low vehicle weight with practical features like an automatic transmission, two-stage adjustable windscreen and under-seat storage. Put it all together, and the result is the Africa Twin of the scooter world—a sensible machine that adeptly traverses metropolitan roads and is even up for mini-adventures.

Think you need to ride across the Sahara to have an adventure? Not on a Honda ADV150. This awesome adventure-style scooter is a loyal travelling companion for journeys big and small—as in running errands, defeating cross-town traffic, or even exploring that dirt road you pass every day. Under its tough bodywork there’s a dependable four-stroke liquid-cooled engine that can get up to 134 miles per gallon.* A steel frame makes the ADV150 a lot tougher than some of the other scooters out there, and the generous underseat storage lets you carry along your expedition supplies—or your weekly groceries. A two-position windscreen, Honda SMART Key, and automatic transmission makes the ADV150 a spectacular choice for a wide range of riders. Why not join them?






2023 Honda ADV150 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Changing riding conditions? No worries—the ADV150 features an innovative two-position windscreen. Want more breeze? Just lower it. Want improved wind and weather protection? It’s easy to raise, no tools required.

Because the engine, drivetrain and fuel tank are mounted low in the frame, the ADV150 has a low center of gravity. That helps inspire confidence, especially in parking lots or tight traffic conditions.

The ADV150’s long, plush seat is designed for comfort. The two-tone look also features two textures. Your passenger even gets an elevated section, so they can see their surroundings better. Plus, the ADV150’s bodywork narrows down where you sit, giving you more room.

Your ADV150 has tons of available storage. First, flip open the seat and there’s a weather-resistant 27-liter main compartment that locks securely. It’s big enough for a full-face helmet and lots more. Then there’s a convenient 2-liter compartment up front with a 12-volt charging port—perfect for your phone or other quick-access needs.

Scooters can find parking way more easily than cars, but the ADV150 makes it even easier. You get 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 tighter space (the centerstand).

Forget about fumbling for an old-school key—with Honda SMART Key, starting the ADV150 is as easy as pushing a button or two—no conventional key is needed. Best of all, you can just leave it in your pocket. Plus, the ADV150’s fuel-injected engine fires right up and runs smooth, even in colder weather.

If you thought scooters were all about European vacations, the new ADV150 is going to rock your world. With its tough, muscular looks, it’s built for the way we ride today. Plus, check out the all-LED lighting package, including the turn signals and instrumentation.

Like all Honda scooters, the ADV150 is incredibly fuel efficient—plus, its large fuel tank means you can go even longer and ride even further between fill-ups.

The ADV150 features Showa® telescopic front suspension with the most travel in its class. In the rear, a pair of premium Showa shocks feature remote piggyback reservoirs and triple-rate springs.

The ADV150 features liquid cooling and Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) for great performance in all traffic conditions and easy starting, even in cold weather. Plus the ADV150 offers impressive fuel efficiency.

Sometimes adventure means not knowing what’s around the next corner. Don’t worry; the ADV150 has your back. Every ADV150 features Honda Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) giving you the power to make confident stops, even in less-than-ideal conditions.

The ADV150’s integrated 12-volt adaptor makes it easy to keep your personal electronics charged up when you’re on the go. It’s located inside the two-liter storage compartment up front on the left side.

Great handling and rugged construction starts with a solid chassis design, and that’s where the ADV150 really shines. It uses a duplex-cradle steel-tube design rather than the more common “underbone” style. You may never see it, but you’ll feel the benefits every time you ride.

With the Honda V-Matic automatic transmission, just start the engine, twist the throttle and go. That means no shifting, ever—you concentrate on the road ahead and enjoy the ride! The V-Matic is a continuously variable design, so you’ll always have smooth power delivery.





2023 Honda ADV150 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Styling should not come at the expense of comfort or range, which is why Honda took all aspects into account when finalizing the ADV150’s unique crossover design. The result is a machine that only Honda could imagine—rugged, comfortable and incredibly practical. Still very much intended for around-town commutes, the ADV150 features ample storage, great wind protection and an elevated rear seat that enables a passenger to take in the scenery. Additional considerations were made for range and ease of use, the ADV150 featuring a centerstand and side standanda 12-volt accessory adapter for keeping personal electronics charged. It also has a 2.1 gallon fuel tank which, when combined with the scooter’s impressive fuel economy, results in impressive range for day-to-day adventures.

  • The rugged design is intended to spark a rider’s adventurous spirit.
  • A two-position toolless-adjustable windscreen provides protection from wind and weather in its highest setting or allows a breeze in its lowest setting. Total range is 71mm.
  • A 27-liter under-seat luggage box offers storage for essential adventure gear.
  • A dash compartment provides convenient storage of small items, while an inner accessory socket allows charging of electronic devices.
  • The compact, individual turn signals and slim rear fender create a lightweight, dynamic image.
  • The muffler is compact and positioned high for tough, adventure-ready looks.
  • The engine, drivetrain and fuel tank are mounted low in the frame, lowering the center of gravity, which adds to the confidence-inspiring handling, especially in parking lots or tight traffic conditions.
  • All-LED lighting to minimize size, weight and energy consumption, and to maximize mass-centralization and illumination.
  • The taillight is separate from the rear turn signals, and incorporates an “X” design that expresses the crossover concept.
  • The LCD main meter’s design is compact, but ample information is available, thanks to the meter’s square shape and a separate screen. The main meter displays date, time, oil-change indicator, fuel meter, odometer, A and B trip meters, speedometer, instant fuel consumption, average fuel consumption, air temperature, battery voltage and fuel meter. A separate sub-meter displays turn signals, high beam, coolant temperature and fuel injection.
  • With Honda’s Smart Key system, the scooter’s main knob is automatically activated as the owner approaches, and the engine can be started without inserting the key. (An on/off switch prevents a third party from using the scooter even when the owner is in the vicinity.) The system incorporates an “answer-back” switch that flashes the turn signals to help the owner locate the scooter, as well as an anti-theft mechanism whereby the handlebar remains locked when an attempt is made to start the scooter by force. The fuel lid and seat are unlocked via a rocker switch adjacent to the main knob.

Adventure is just around the corner, which is why the ADV150 was outfitted with features that will help riders venture off the beaten path. ADV-style suspension and tires are robust, while the scooter’s ground clearance lends itself to rough-road exploration. Commutes and city-street riding are also taken into account, the ADV150’s chassis emphasizing nimble handling and a low center of gravity.

  • The engine, drivetrain and fuel tank are mounted low in the frame, lowering the center of gravity. This adds to the confidence-inspiring handling, especially in parking lots or tight traffic conditions.
  • The lightweight, compact frame has optimized rigidity characteristics to manage rough backroads.
  • The wheels have narrow spokes (12 front, 10 rear), to transmit a consistent load from rim to axle. This provides the rider with accurate information about the road surface and helps him or her to make informed riding inputs.
  • The 31mm telescopic Showa fork has a class-leading front-suspension travel of 5.1 inches.
  • The twin piggyback Showa shocks offer 4.7 inches of travel and consistent damping force. Their triple-rate springs deliver progressive loading for excellent road-holding performance in varying situations, including two-up riding and traveling through rough terrain.
  • A petal-style, 240mm front brake rotor minimizes unsprung weight and sheds water and debris from the brake-pad surface, while a 130mm drum rear brake aids in overall stopping performance. Front ABS is standard.
  • The model-specific wide, tubeless tires feature a block pattern that works well in conditions from urban roads to rugged bypasses.
  • For increased strength, the handlebar features a tapered design (28.6mm at the clamp area), similar to those of larger adventure models like the Africa Twin.

The ADV150’s 149cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine features a smooth power delivery with a broad high-rev range, which helps it stand out in cities or on backroads. The fuel-efficient enhanced Smart Power design (eSP) features advanced technologies including an ACG starter. The air-intake/exhaust system is optimized, and ample torque in the low and middle rev ranges helps the rider to tackle varying terrain.

  • Compared to the city-focused PCX150, the ADV150’s intake system has a 21mm longer air-cleaner duct and a 2mm longer connecting tube, for improved low- and midrange torque.
  • A diagonally mounted muffler has an inner pipe structure and catalyzer location that are optimized to minimize emissions and deliver good performance in varying conditions.
  • The continuously variable Honda V-Matic automatic transmission provides a smooth power delivery and requires no shifting, enabling riders to concentrate on the ride.

Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a HondaCare® Protection Plan.

  • Meets current EPA standards
  • Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment






2023 Honda ADV150 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,349 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ NA CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ NA GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine Type 149cc liquid-cooled 80º single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 57.3mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Valve Train SOHC; two valves per cylinder
Induction PGM-FI; 26mm throttle body
Transmission Automatic V-Matic belt drive
Front Suspension 31mm Showa® telescopic fork; 5.1-inch travel
Rear Suspension Showa® twin shocks; 4.0-inch travel
Front Brake Single 240mm disc; ABS
Rear Brake 130mm mechanical drum
Front Tire 110/80-14
Rear Tire 130/70-13
Rake (Caster Angle) 26.5°
Trail 3.4 inches
Wheelbase 52.1 inches
Seat Height 31.3 inches
Fuel Capacity 2.1 gallons
Curb Weight 294 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel)
Miles Per Gallon
134 MPG – *Honda 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
weight, and other factors.
Model ID ADV150A
Available Colors Candy Rose Red
One Year Included Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty
Optional Extended Extended coverage available with a HondaCare Protection Plan®






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