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2022 All New Honda Vario 160 Prime Review

2022 All New Honda Vario 160 Prime Review

The All New Honda Vario 160 is the newest scooter product in Indonesia. The presence of the All New Honda Vario 160 replaces the Vario 150 which was previously Honda’s mainstay in the 150 cc segment and now comes with an engine update that is more powerful and very dynamic.

Design 2022 All New Honda Vario 160

Overall the appearance of the Vario 160 looks bigger, dashing and wider than the previous model. His body posture can be seen from the dimensions that have changed. The All New Honda Vario 160 offers dimensions of 1,929 mm in length, 679 mm in width and 1,088 mm in height. When compared to the old model, the dimensions reach 1,919 mm in length, 679 mm in width and 1,062 mm in height. The new model looks longer and taller than the old model thanks to several changes, such as the use of wider tubeless tires measuring 100/80-14 at the front and 120/70-14 at the rear.

Lamp Design

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160

The dual keen LED headlight design, which was previously present in older models, has been refined on the Vario 160. The headlamp with LED technology is now more assertive with the presence of a DRL lamp that cuts the front cover of the All New Honda Vario 160 motorcycle body. Honda’s approach to the All New Honda Vario This new 160 is premium while maintaining its sporty character.

Got the opportunity to try out the ABS model which is the top variant in the latest Vario. There are some things that are quite interesting from the presence of the Honda Smart Key system for safety and ease of starting the engine, as well as the USB charger type A which is now present in the left compartment. In addition, there is also a Digital panel meter which continues the convenience of the previous model.

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Panel Meter All New Honda Vario 160

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160

The All New Honda Vario 160 Panel Meter provides complete information including speed indicators, mileage, fuel, Smart Key indicators, digital clocks, fuel consumption, battery voltage indicators, oil change indicators, trip meters, ISS indicators, and ABS indicators on the type ABS. For buttons, on the left handlebar there are horn buttons, turn signal and headlights while on the right there are idle start stop and starter buttons to start the engine.

Not to forget as a premium scooter, the All New Honda Vario 160 still provides convenience in carrying various needs with a luggage capacity of 18 liters which is also present in the previous model. Regarding the size of the fuel tank, the latest Vario provides a fuel capacity of 5.5 liters.

Driving Position

Riding position is closely related to the changing dimensions. Height of about 169 cm with a vehicle weight of about 90 kilograms. The All New Honda Vario 160 uses 14-inch rims with a wide tread slightly increasing the ground clearance of this motorbike to 140 mm. As for the seat height, the Vario 160 has a height of 778 cm. So that the driving position is also considered comfortable.

There are several questions regarding the leg area on the Vario 160, is it quite narrow, especially at the knees. This is after seeing the compartment design that juts out enough to make attention to the knee area narrow. In yesterday’s short test drive the Vario 160, the leg area had no space issues.
Thanks to the use of a new frame, Honda revealed this footrest area to be wider. Riders with a foot size of 44 or around 27 cm have no trouble placing their feet on the Vario 160 deck. This area can also be used as a place to store bags or groceries because it has a large enough space.

All New Honda Vario 160
All New Honda Vario 160

Engine All New Honda Vario 160

Engine Type 4 Stroke, 4-Valve, eSP+
Liquid Cooling Cooling System
PGM-FI Ignition System (Programmed Fuel Injection)
Volume Step 156.9 cc
Diameter x Step 60 x 55.5 mm
Compression Comparison 12 : 1
Maximum Power 11.3 kW (15.4 PS) / 8,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 13.8 Nm (1.4 kgf,m) / 7,000 rpm
Automatic Transmission Type, V-Matic
Electric Starter Type
Clutch Type Automatic, Centrifugal, Dry Type
Wet Lubricating Oil Type
Lubricating Oil Capacity 0.8 liters (Periodic Replacement) Read More!

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