2011 Honda PCX Scooter Review — Riding Impressions of the 2011 Honda PCX Scooter

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Honda PCX
Honda PCX

The Bottom Line


Big styling, small scooter

Flickable handling

Good protection


Riding is tight for taller folks due to divider

125cc engine qualify it for freeway duty in states

Foot area is


Liquid-cooled, 125cc single-cylinder engine

Honda Automatic Transmission

Front 31mm fork with 3.5 of travel

Rear Suspension: swingarm, 2.9 inches of travel

Brakes: Single 220mm w/3 piston caliper (front), drum, and combined braking to front)

Seat Height: inches

Fuel Capacity: 1.6

Colors: Candy Red, White

Curb weight: 280

Honda PCX

Price: $3,399

Guide — 2011 Honda PCX Review

Just a few years Honda offered only two for the US market. But those options finally expanded: in addition to the Ruckus. Silver Wing.

and Elite. the new PCX joins the US lineup as a model.

PCX comes from Honda’s new in Thailand, and bridges the gap between the Elite ($2,999) and the 153cc ($4,499.) Priced at $3,399, the PCX is by a fuel-injected, 125cc single-cylinder mated to an automatic transmission of an estimated 110 miles per gallon. brakes are linked to the front. and options include a side or center stand.

Climb this two-seater, and you’ll a 29.9 inch tall that separates operator and with a small divider bolted in (and Honda is removable.) The seating setup the rider to a somewhat confined with small footrest separated by a hump, as is typical larger maxi scooters. consists of an analog speedometer a digital trip odometer and gauge. and cockpit amenities a small storage cubby. a brake. and a handy ignition which uses the back of the ignition key.

Adjacent to that is a trunk and cap release button. Honda that the PCX’s underseat area is large enough for a helmet, though my large lid was a bit too big— the compartment did hold a bag and gloves with room to though. A plastic top case is an option for $120.95.

PCX’s 125cc engine up instantly, and off-the-line acceleration is but sufficient for most stoplight Once up to speed, this becomes more responsive to twisting. One full throttle, downhill episode yielded an 59 mph— though you should to top out at around 50 mph on level ground.

But maneuverability is more impressive its thrust: though it visually a 4/5th scale maxi (with a headlights recalling high-powered VFR1200F), handling is akin to a petite lightweight the Yamaha Zuma 125. and steering and suspension enable direction changes. Brakes are effective, and rear lockups only under very lever grabs. Ride is generally smooth, though bumps push the limits of travel, and the aforementioned seating issues had this 5’11 squirming towards the end of a 30 mile I kept wondering how easy it be to remove the bolt-in divider divies up the two-seat saddle.

Honda’s PCX brings maxi styling to a segment dominated by substantial looking options. ergonomic compromises make it than ideal for taller who spend prolonged time in the the PCX’s slick styling and handling should satisfy of riders looking for an affordable way to get

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