Honda U-Go electric scooter: price (on-road), range, colors, images, and specifications

We take a close look at the Honda U-Go price, specifications, colours, range, and more as we wait for the electric scooter to launch in India.

Yet again this year, Honda scores in its venture to please people with a high-quality, durable scooter. As of common knowledge, the Japanese brand Honda is known for maintaining a good pricing range on all of its products. They make it a point to keep their prices aggressive while providing the best possible quality to their customers. This makes it one of the most praised brands among the general population around the world. With the U-Go, Honda has proved their work efficiency and innovation.

The Honda U-Go was initially released only in China last year and is an upcoming electric scooter in India. The Honda U-Go is said to be one of the best budget-friendly scooters, which still gives you a good function. Though there are many mixed feelings towards such things from the general public, making a sustainable change towards greener stuff is something to be appreciated.

Honda U-Go price in India

The scooter was launched in the Chinese branch of Honda, the Wuyang Honda. The launch price of this scooter in China lies at CNY 7,999, which is equivalent to about Rs 91,860. This is for the high-end product, which comes with a top speed of 53 kmph and a range of 65 km. This 65 km range can easily be raised up to 130 km with the appropriate battery packs. 

There are other options that are provided with a top speed restriction at 43kmph, which stand at a price point of about CNY 7,499 or Rs 86,118. The major difference between these variants is the battery and its power. For the first one, the lithium-ion battery pack of 48V 30Ah is linked to a 1200W hub motor. On the other hand, the economical variant has the same battery attached to an 800W hub.

Honda U-Go features

Though this scooter falls within the budget-friendly line of vehicles and scooters, the design of this vehicle is something that exceeds general expectations. This is evident from the top-notch design, specifically designed to adapt to the high-quality battery and engine system of the Honda U-Go. 

This scooter might look like a relatively toned-down version of the similar ventures of the competitors, all within the sleek yet sporty designs which are directed towards the somewhat younger crowd. The lighting system is also something that deserves mention, as it is one of the first scooters which fall under the affordable price range with an intriguing tail light design. The lighting of the vehicle is entirely LED and is very practical as well. The Honda U-Go also comes with additional useful accessories like the USB charging port, which is apron mounted. 

The vehicle also has a very elaborate under-seat storage that can accommodate up to 26 liters. This is also accompanied by a very spacious floorboard. This is accompanied by an LED DRL. This sporty scooter comes with an LED headlight with three headlights on the front. 

Honda U-Go specifications

The Honda U-Go is an electric scooter that is available in two versions for now. The first instance is one with a higher speed. This system is considered the standard model, and it has a 1.2kW continuous rated hub motor. This motor, when calculated appropriately, can create a peak output of up to 1.8 kW, leaving it with a peak speed of 53 kmph.

The lower-speed variant of the same Honda U-Go comes with an 800 W hub motor. It holds a power of 1.2 kW with a top speed of 43 kmph. The general battery itself in both these cases is a 48 V and 30 Ah removable lithium-ion battery. The Overall capacity of this battery is around 1.44 kWh, and the powertrain is seen to allow users to get a range of 65 km. This range can further be increased by about 130 km just by adding a second battery alongside the first one.

Specs:

  • Brand: Honda
  • Model: U-go
  • Speed: 25 and 45 km/h
  • Power: 1.2 kW (1.6 hp)
  • Weight: 83 kg
  • Battery: 18650 Lithium
  • Battery Life: 3,000 cycles
  • Range: 133 km
  • Charge Time: 2 hours
  • Motor: 1.2kw
  • Maximum Range: 130km
  • Top Speed: 53kmph
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Fork
  • Rear Suspension: Dual-Shock Absorbers
  • Battery: 48v 30Ah Lithium-ion
  • Front Brake: Disc
  • Rear Brake: Drum
  • Seat height: 740mm

Since the vehicle uses all kinds of top-notch goods and raw materials straight from the Japanese brand, This electric scooter was specifically designed to meet heavy-duty work. With an excellent level of durability and quality, this vehicle proceeds to remain one of the most underrated scooters. This vehicle and the engine were designed separately from the bottle only.

Honda U-Go colours

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The Honda U-Go is available in four pretty color options, 

  • White
  • Silver
  • Red 
  • Blue

    Honda U-Go warranty

    Like every other Honda vehicle, the Honda U-Go also comes with all the benefits of the Honda SHield. The Honda Shield is a unique variant of extended warranty that allows you to secure up to half a decade of vehicle warranty. This warranty is checked and maintained every single time you let your vehicle be serviced at your nearest authorised dealer. By checking the validity themselves and not bothering you to take any additional measures, this becomes majorly convenient for the generic user.

    Honda U-Go review

    The Honda U-Go can be safely called one of the best economic vehicle options of late. With the additional quality of being fully electrical, it also satisfies the aspect of protecting the environment. The Honda U-Go comes with an elaborate set of benefits that are unexpected for its price. Especially the top-notch aesthetics and the highly comfortable ergonomics are very much ahead of the usual provisions available in this price range.

    For the same reason, many people from around the globe are eagerly waiting for the launch of this two-wheeler in their places. The vehicle also has extensive advantages like a clear display window, a wide and comfortable seat, a footboard that is set to be of the least possible difference, and more. You can also check them out in more detail, for the battery has even more complicated functions to it. Again, the extendable range of the battery is very much appreciated because of its practicality.

    Pros:

    • 2 Removable lithium batteries
    • Long battery life of 3000 cycles
    • Very economical, especially in the long run
    • Easy extensions of range

      Cons:

      • This scooter has not been released in many places yet, India included.