Honda SH150i Motor Scooter Guide

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With the lived 2010 SH150i, ended their 22 year from the mid-sized scooter (the Elite 110 was announced a few later). Not since the 1987 150 had Honda offered a scooter 80cc and 250cc. The SH150i just one model year in and USA, with the newer and priced PCX 125 / 150 taking over as mid-sized scooter offering in


Providing propulsion for the was a modern 153cc engine out a respectable 15.5 horsepower. The motor was both fuel and liquid cooled, so it made good power for its size. top speed for the SH150 is a quite 65-70mph. Fuel milage is quite good thanks to the injection.

70-80mpg is a reasonable expectation in use.

Design and Amenities

The was a ‘commuter’ scooter, which it has large 16” wheels give it a non-traditional look. design is quite popular in but less so in North America only a few large wheeled are offered. These large mean increased stability at speeds and smoother performance uneven terrain like

On the downside, the large rear intrudes into the under area, reducing the amount of that would otherwise be

The under seat storage is still of moderate size and the of a medium sized glovebox the SH150i fairly well for most storage needs. did also sell a rear that will swallow any This case was optional in the USA for an hundred extra, while it was as a standard feature in Canada.

The also has a huge 276mm disc brake which an impressive 3 piston caliper. means the brakes are up the task of the 65-70mph top speeds.

The instruments on the are quite nicely laid out and informative. A large speedometer the center of the gauges, while and fuel gauges possess the corners. It’s nice to see a temperature gauge instead of a warning light.

There is also a clock, odometer, odometer and several lights for the usual things.

Honda SH 150 i

Around 2010, the SH150i was the selling scooter in Europe but in North America were — likely due in part to a MSRP of $4499. This put it $500 more expensive Kawasaki’s Ninja 250 motorcycle and more expensive than competing Zuma/BWS 125. It was more expensive than 150cc scooters.

The main why the SH150i was expensive was because it was in Italy where labor are high. The SH150i was a solid scooter, but its position as the most scooter in its class made it a sell.

The scooter market was also in a during 2010 thanks to the so it took Honda a few years to through their run of SH150’s. the price, the SH150i had quite a few points. The SH150i offers

handling/stability, remarkable quality and and an impressive 15.5hp that it great acceleration for a 150cc. It to the practical scooterist who wants the of big wheels.

In general, North seem to prefer small to mid wheels on their scooters. The appealed to some folks for reasons but there doesn’t to be too many scooter enthusiasts about 16” wheeled

The main competitors to the SH150i Kymco’s People / People S SYM HD200 and Aprilia’s Scarabeo Kymco’s and SYMs offerings quite a bit more affordable, Aprilia’s Scarabeo models a long reputation of being large wheeled scooters.

In a comparison test with the People S 125 and SYM HD200, the SH150i first place due to its excellent fuel economy, low emissions, acceleration, ‘dream-like’ suspension and fit and finish. Overall, the SH150 was an excellent mid sized large scooter, but that market is a pretty small in North the short run. Owners of scooter tend to glow it and history is likely going to be to the SH150, as it will be one of those but very well designed that’s still purring 20 from now.

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