Honda MSX125 2016

Honda MSX125 2016

The new look of MSX125 2016. More sharp lines, exhaust runs in the bottom position, LED lighting Honda MSX125 2016. In 2013, Honda created a stir by launching on the market a UFO name of MSX 125 (Street Mini X-Treme). Also known as Groom in Japan and the US, the spiritual son of Monkey and Dax aimed to attract urban youth. A goal that seems to have been reached since three years, the small Japanese 125 has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide. A great success which leads today the manufacturer to review its evolution with a big aesthetically.

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Still made ​​in Thailand, MSX has been extensively redesigned although it still retains the slurry that has contributed to its success. The major aesthetic changes concern the tank and side panels with more incisive lines. A design that also applies to the rear fender and the new saddle now "double floor". The 125 gives in to turn the sirens of LED lighting with the installation of LEDs in the front and rear.

Honda MSX125 2013
The old version of MSX
Exhaust side, a short silent placed in the lower position replaces the previous model without compromising power in medium and high speeds. The short silent is now installed in the down position. That's all for this new 2016 model akin therefore mainly an aesthetic rejuvenation. Technically, there are in fact the same elements as the original model launched in 2013 starting with 4 stroke that always delivers a power of 9.6 horsepower and a torque of 10.9 Nm.

The MSX analog meter
Based on its tubular frame single spine of steel, the chassis also retain his current skills because again, all equipment is kept in good condition. inverted fork, caster angle, shock absorber, front disc brakes and rear. Despite the changes to the exhaust system, even the ground clearance of 160 mm remains. At the front, the braking is provided by a 220 mm disc and a dual-piston caliper

Sold in the month of May, the MSX125 Version 2016 will be available in black, white or red on the French market. It will not be possible to opt for the green colors farting in France. Price later, the price has not yet been confirmed by the manufacturer, but will remain in the same range as the current version proposed to € 3,249.

Specifications of Honda MSX 125


  • Type: Single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled, single distribution tree overhead cam, two valves
  • Displacement: 124.9 cm3
  • Bore x stroke 52.4 x 57.9 mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.3 to 1
  • Power 7.2 kW at 7,000 r / min
  • Torque: 10.9 Nm at 5,500 r / min
  • Oil Capacity: 1.1 liters
  • Power supply: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
  • Ignition: Digital with electronic advance


  • Clutch: wet multiple
  • Transmission: 4-speed
  • Final Drive: ring chain


  • Frame: tubular steel
  • Front suspension: 31 mm inverted fork
  • Rear suspension: monoshock
  • Front brake: hydraulic disc of 220 mm with double-piston caliper
  • Rear brakes: hydraulic disc of 190 mm with single piston caliper
  • Wheels: cast aluminum wheels
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR12
  • rear tires: 130/70 ZR12

Dimensions and weight

  • Length: 1,760 mm
  • Width: 755 mm
  • Height: 1,010 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,200 mm
  • Ground clearance: 160 mm
  • Seat height: 765 mm
  • Steering head angle: 25 °
  • Hunting: 81mm
  • Turning circle: 1,9 m
  • Tank: 5.5 liters
  • Weight in running order: 101.7 kg

Availability / Price

  • Colours: Matt Gray metallic Axis, Pearl White Himalayans, Red Pearl Valentine
  • Availability: May
  • Price: about € 3,249

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