Comparison between Yamaha Ray and Honda Dio – The sporty scooters

Comparison between Yamaha Ray and Honda Dio – The sporty scooters

When various companies are willing to offer their best scooters at a competitive pricing, it becomes difficult for customers to make a right decision. In the last 10 years, Indian market has shown tremendous growth that has led to the arrival of new scooters from different companies that are trying to establish their place in the market. Yamaha Ray and Honda Dio both are equally powerful and look stunning as well and this is the reason which makes it very difficult to make a choice between them. Honda Dio specifications have been much talked about and so are the sporty looks of Yamaha Ray.To solve your dilemma, we provide you with the comparative review of Yamaha Ray and Honda Dio that will help you to get a clear picture of what they both have to offer and make a right decision.

Design and Style

Yamaha Ray – Yamaha Ray has been given a sleek and subtle sporty design. It is decent looking scooter as compared to other two-wheelers offered by Yamaha. The scooter comes in 5 classy shades – Black Thunder, True Blue, Regal Red, Pristine White, and Green Rage.

Honda Dio – Although not many have been impressed by the looks of this sport scooter, there are people who have loved it. Honda Dio comes in 4 different shades – Black, Sports Red, Candy Palm Green & Candy Jazzy Blue.

Overall, Yamaha Ray possesses a better style angle than Honda Dio which gives Yamaha Ray an extra point for design of the scooter.

Engine andperformance

Yamaha Ray – Yamaha Ray has the same engine that its sibling Fascino runs on. The scooter is powered with an air-cooled 113cc four stroke single cylinder engine which also has the blue core technology and is capable of generating a maximum power of7 BHP @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 8.1 NM @ 5000 rpm.

Honda Dio – Dio is equipped with an 109.22cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, SI engine that can generate a maximum power output of 8 BHP @ 7000 rpm and maximum torque of 8.77Nm @ 5500 rpm.

Yamaha Ray and Honda Dio hardly have any difference with respect to engine performance. However, Yamaha Ray has a slight advantage over Honda Dio with 3cc more and higher power as well as torque output.


Yamaha Ray- Ray delivers an average of 45 kmpl in city traffic conditions and 55 kmpl on highways. You can fill up to 5 liters of fuel in the scooter

Honda Dio- Dio provides you with the mileage of 40 kmpl in city conditions and 50 kmpl on highways, slightly lower than Ray. Fuel tank capacity of Dio is 5.3litres.

Overall, Yamaha Ray has a better mileage as compared to Honda Dio. Most of the people choose their scooter based on the mileage and if you are concerned about it, Ray is the one to go with.


Yamaha Ray – The ex-showroom price of Yamaha Ray is around INR 49,336 whereas the on road price is INR 54,300.

Honda Dio- The ex-showroom price of Honda Do is around INR 48,260 and the on road price is around INR 52,780. There are various Honda Dio specifications that are totally apt for the price tag it comes in.

Prices of both the scooters are quite competitive and similar. Price of a scooter also depends on the location you are purchasing a scooter from as well as the dealer who is selling you the scooter. Honda Dio is slightly cheaper than Yamaha Ray. So, if you are looking to save a few bucks on the purchase, go with Honda Dio.


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