Honda ADV 150 2021 VS Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021, who is the most sophisticated of the two?
Motorcycle technology in Indonesia is currently increasingly rapid
Each manufacturer has its own flagship product, which is loaded with a variety of new technologies to pamper its users.
And there are at least two motor scooters that meet these criteria, namely the Honda ADV 150 and Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected. Both are the most modern and sophisticated scooters available today.
The battle of two sophisticated scooters, Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021 and Honda ADV 150 2021.
Indeed, if you look at market segmentation, the two are very different. The Honda ADV 150 is a premium scooter whose class is higher than the Honda PCX , another premium scooter of PT Astra Honda Motor.
While the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected, the level is actually below the Yamaha Nmax , Yamaha's flagship premium scooter. But if you look at the embedded technology, the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected can be said to be equal to the Honda ADV 150.
Honda ADV 150 2021
Regarding their appearance, the two are different, the Honda ADV 150 embodies a dashing and tough explorer scooter. Meanwhile, the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected is a sporty-style scooter.
So which one is the most sophisticated of the two? Is it the Honda ADV 150 2021 or even the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021? Let's look at the reviews together.
Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021 Instrument Panel More Complete
The cockpit area of the motorbike, especially the instrument panel, is the part that is most often seen when riding a motorcycle. In this component various information regarding the status of the vehicle is displayed.
The instrument panel of the Honda ADV 150 looks solid and complete, in the style of a Dakar Rally motorbike. Using a negative display screen, even though the information is solid, it can be seen clearly.
The information includes a speedometer, fuel meter, digital clock, AB trip, average and actual fuel consumption, ambient air temperature, oil trip, date, month and year.
For indicator lights such as keyless, ABS, turn signal lights, engine temperature, ISS and check engine are located on a small screen under the instrument panel. Buttons for menu settings are located at each bottom corner of the instrument panel.
The contents of the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021 instrument panel are more or less the same. The screen is a negative display with a black background which can be read very easily.
On the edge of the screen there are two tachometers with numbers 0 to 10. Then there are fuel meters, speedometers, 1-2 trips, real time and average fuel consumption, belt trip, oil trip, voltmeter and digital clock.
All new Yamaha Aerox models have the Y-Connect feature, which can be connected via a smartphone for service information and motorbike status. Do not miss the message info and incoming calls that will be displayed on the instrument panel.
To change information on the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected instrument screen, simply press the lever which is located on the left side of the handlebar. So more practical and safe.
Regarding the instrument panel, these two scooters are both sophisticated. But because the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected has connectivity features and message notifications or incoming calls, Yamaha can be said to be superior.
The legs of the Honda ADV 150 2021 are sturdy and safe
Okay, enter the legs sector, Honda ADV 150 2021 with the concept of an explorer scooter, using a different wheel circumference. Front use 14 inches and rear use 13 inches with a tire size that is large enough, 110 / 80-14 and 130 / 70-13.
The damping of the suspension is quite soft with a long playing distance, so it's not easy to get stuck. It's getting stronger thanks to the use of the rear suspension with a sub-tank, aka the tube.
Regarding braking, the Honda ADV 150 has two variants, namely CBS (combi brake system) and ABS (anti-lock braking system). Both variants already use disc brakes on both wheels, with the form of wavy discs.
Then glancing at the same part for the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021, it still looks solid. With the sporty scooter concept , the size of the rim circumference and the embedded tires are very suitable.
Telescopic front suspension and dual rear suspension with special tubes for the ABS variant. And of course ABS brakes can also be found only in the top variant.
The ABS brakes themselves only work for the front wheels because only the front brakes already use discs, while the rear wheels still rely on drum-type brakes. Because it was still drumming, Yamaha put on the parking brake.
In the legs sector, it can be said that the Honda ADV 150 2021 is superior because the components are more complete, with the only difference being the ABS and CBS systems.
The appearance of the Honda ADV 150 2021 looks even better
The first impression when you see the motorbike will give a positive and negative impression. But that doesn't mean these two bikes are bad, it's just that they give a different impression.
The impression of luxury with the status of a high-class scooter is clearly visible on these two motors. But the Honda ADV 150 excels with the use of all LED lights.
Meanwhile, Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021, diode light technology is only found in the headlights, DRL lights and taillights. For turn signal lights still use a bulb.
Problem Performance Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021 Champion
Advanced technology also covers the two scooter's pacemaker area. Each manufacturer has a name for their respective technology, Honda with eSP (enhanced smart power) and Yamaha with Blue Core.
Honda ADV 150 2021 relies on an eSP 150 cc engine, 4-stroke, SOHC 2 valve liquid coolant, with injection fuel supply. The engine uses a piston measuring 57.3 mm and a piston stroke of 57.9 mm.
The power that can be produced is 14.5 PS at 8,500 rpm, with torque reaching 13.8 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The Honda ADV 150 engine is known to save fuel consumption, with a smooth engine character.
Unlike the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected, the engine is a Blue Core 155 cc, 4-stroke, 4 valve SOHC with VVA support. The engine output reaches 15.3 PS rotated 8,000 rpm and torque reaches 13.9 Nm at 6,500 rpm.
Variable valve actuation (VVA) valve technology makes engine output evenly distributed at every engine speed. Plus the light weight of the motorbike, the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021 has the best performance for a 150 cc scooter.
From the above discussion, the two of them are relatively balanced in terms of technological lighting. For those who like dashing scooters, the appearance looks luxurious, tough legs and more safety can choose the Honda ADV 150 2021.But if you like sporty scooters with powerful engine performance and connectivity, then it is more suitable to use the Yamaha Aerox 155 Connected 2021.
Again, everything comes back to your tastes and needs, and don't forget to measure the capacity of the contents of your wallet, especially because the two are quite far apart in price. So which one do you choose?