As one of the best motorbike manufacturers, Honda has many products to offer, including mini motorbikes.
This company produces several mini motorbikes, such as Super Cub C125 and MONKEY, under its MiniMoto lineup.
One of its latest products is the 2022 Honda Grom.
Honda Grom Overview
The Grom, also known as MSX125, is a sports minibike. Honda first launched it in 2014 and recently the company launched the 2022 model.
This new model has several huge improvements, such as extra gear, a more comfortable seat, a higher compression ratio, and increased power.
The MSX125 is an entry-level minibike. It is perfect for beginners who want to have fun riding a sportbike at a relatively low cost.
Despite its smaller size and more affordable price, the MSX 125 has many exceptional features and specs.
Variants and Colors
The Grom is only available in one variant. It is the Grom 125. In terms of colors, the Grom comes with three choices of colors.
They are Queen Bee Yellow, Pearl White, and Matte Black Metallic.
The Queen Bee Yellow Grom has a color combination of yellow and black.
Meanwhile, the Pearl White Grom has a combination of white and black. Moreover, the Matte Black Metallic Grom is all black.
Honda Grom Design
The Grom has a unique sporty design. The design is minimalist and lacks graphics or striping.
However, it allows riders to be creative in customizing this mini bike. Most of them would love to apply custom decals on this bike.
Creating a modified Grom is not difficult because the new body panels are easy to remove.
Aside from using decals, riders can also modify this mini bike using various accessories, such as exhausts, handlebar grips, and rotors.
The new Grom has a flatter seat. Therefore, taller riders will be more comfortable riding this mini bike.
Moreover, this bike also features a bigger fuel tank, LED headlamps and taillights, and a multi-function digital display.
Below are some details on its dimension specs and features.
- Seat Height: 0.76 m
- Tank Capacity: 6L
- Tires: 130/70-12 (rear) and 120/70-12 (front)
- Weight: 103 kg
- Ground Clearance: 0,18 m
- Dimensions: 1.76 m x 0.72 m x 1.01 m
Honda Grom Braking & Safety
For a small sportbike, the Grom has exceptional braking and safety features.
The braking system features a 220mm single-disc with a hydraulic dual-piston caliper at the front and a 190mm single-disc with a hydraulic single-piston caliper.
Meanwhile, its safety features are a pass switch, ABS, traction control, and reflectors.
Therefore, riders will have a lower risk of getting into road accidents when riding this mini bike.
Honda Grom Ride & Handling
The Grom also offers an excellent riding experience and handling. The front inverted fork suspension of this mini bike allows riders to have a better road feel and control the bike easily.
Meanwhile, the combination of the 12-inch 10-spoke wheels and the single rear suspension makes the bike strong and tough but comfortable to ride on.
In terms of performance, the Grom exceeds most riders’ expectations.
It can reach 0 km/h to 60 km/h in 21 seconds.
However, riders can fasten the acceleration by using mods, such as upgrading the spark plug. Below are the Grom performance details and specs.
- Engine: air-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve SOHC engine
- Compression ratio: 10:1
- Fuel System: PGM FI
- Displacement: 123.9 cc
- Torque: 10.5 Nm
- Power: 9.65 BHP
- Top Speed: 117 km/h
- Fuel Consumption: 55 km/L
Honda Grom Features
- Low Seat Height
- Hydraulic Disc Brakes
- Unique Bodywork
- LED Headlight
- Five-Speed Transmission
- LED Taillight
- Multifunction Digital Instrument Display
- Optional ABS
Honda Grom Specifications
Engine and Transmission
|Engine||123.9cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Bore x Stroke||50mm x 63.1mm|
|Fuel System||PGM-FI with automatic enrichment|
|Valve Train||SOHC; two valves per cylinder|
|Suspension Front||31mm telescopic inverted fork; 3.9 inches of travel|
|Suspension Rear||Single shock with steel box-section swingarm; 4.1 inches of travel|
|Brakes Front||Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper|
|Brakes Rear||Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single piston caliper|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||1.6 gallons|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||25°|
|Curb Weight||TBD pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride)|
Honda Grom Price Philippines
In the US, the 2022 Honda Grom is for sale at USD 3,600. Meanwhile, in Manila, PH, the Grom price starts from PHP 164,000.
You can find promos that offer affordable downpayment and monthly installments.
Choose a scheme that suits your budget to bring this bike to your garage.
Honda Grom Pros and Cons
Below are the pros and cons of the Grom.
|Easy to maneuver||
Not suitable for a long ride.
Economical due to its excellent mileage
|Powerful and fast for a minibike|
The FAQs and their answers.
How Much do Groms Cost?
The Grom costs PHP 164,000
Is Honda Monkey Available in the Philippines?
It is not officially available in the Philippines, but few Filipino importers sell Honda Monkey.
Is Honda Grom Top Speed?
It is 117 km/h
Is a Honda Grom a 125cc?
Yes, it is officially a 125cc bike, but technically it is not.
Honda Grom is a sports mini bike.
Despite its smaller size, this mini bike is capable of delivering a great riding experience. It is fast and quite powerful for its class.
The best thing about the Grom is that it is economical. Its fuel consumption is approximately 55km/L.