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Honda PCX125 Review (2021)


Honda PCX125

The Honda PCX125 is a cunning mix of looks, performance and reliability. Easily a 10/10.
- Rating: 10 / 10

What Is It?

The Honda PCX125 is a popular mid-range maxi scooter which often tops the sales charts and is powered by a Euro 5 compliant liquid cooled 125 cc single cylinder engine, producing 12.3 bhp at 8,750 rpm and maximum torque at 6,500 rpm.


  • Seat Height: Low (764 mm / 30.1 inches)
  • Weight: Light (130 kg / 287 lbs)
  • Economy: Very good (120 mpg / 2.4 l/100km / 42.5 km/l)
  • Range: High (210 miles / 338 km)
  • Power to Weight: Low (0.092 bhp/kg / 0.069 kW/kg)
  • Top Speed: Average (65 mph / 105 km/h)


  • Sharp looks
  • Cool lights
  • Reliability
  • Economy
  • Handling
  • Storage
  • Value


  • Check that your helmet fits under the seat
  • ABS only operates on the front brake
  • Only a drum brake at the rear
  • Wind protection

What Is It Like?

Honda PCX125

Honda PCX 125 2021

Tell us a bit about you

I'm a 55 year old male, 5'10" and I have 4 years riding experience.

Why did you choose it?

The PCX is a very reliable bike.

What is good about it?

Looks, performance and reliability.

What could be improved?

Not a lot.

Any mods or upgrades?

None at the moment.

What is the economy like?

It costs roughly £8 for 180 miles.

How is the engine?


How does it handle?

One word, awesome.

What are the brakes like?

Very good.

Is it comfortable?

Yes but I have not been on a long trip yet.

How reliable have you found it?


What's the servicing frequency and cost like?

I had the first service at 599 miles and it was £90.

How would you sum up the model?

The Honda PCX125 is easily a 10/10.

- Richard B, 2021

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