Honda Dio 50 Scooter Review

by Heather
(Athens, Georgia)

Photograph of a Honda Dio Scooter

Photograph of a Honda Dio Scooter

Heather shares this Honda Dio scooter review with us... My father bought this Honda scooter for me to use in college, instead of the car I wanted.

At first I was very disappointed, but it does look cool as it's black with a cool light built into the handle bars.

I do believe in saving the environment, so from that view this is a great way to move around town. I don't know what the mileage is, but it's a very very good, well over 75 miles per gallon as I hardly ever fill it up.

It only has a 50cc engine, and while the engine seems very well made, my only problem with it is that it's kind of slow.

So it's extremely good for driving around the campus, but I don't think I would take it on the interstate, as I think it lacks that kind of power for safe riding.

So we have to get a U haul to move it back and forth from campus to home. Also, it really seems to strain the engine to have a second person on it. However it can be used for this as well.

So in summary, I think the Honda Dio is a great scooter to get around a large campus like University of Georgia and to go to the food store, etc. The cost of the gasoline is so little I don't even notice it, but I would wish for a little bigger engine so I could use it outside of campus.

Hope you enjoyed this Honda Dio scooter review!

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Nov 29, 2011
Honda Dio
by: Long time scooter guy

For those of you asking questions, Honda used the Dio name on many different scooters. It started back in the late 80s (1989 IIRC) and is still in use today. They started as two stroke scooters and are now four stroke scooters. None of the Honda Dios were sold in the USA by Honda. They were imported by private companies and/or individuals.

The 1994-2001 Honda Elite SR is the closest scooter to the Dio that Honda has ever released in the USA.

Nov 08, 2009
by: karthi

hi can u send me the cost and some features about

Honda Dio 50 ............

Apr 30, 2009
where to buy one?
by: Anonymous

Where did you guys find one, and hoe much does a Honda Dio 50 cost?


Aug 11, 2008
Thanks for Sharing, Heather
by: Kathi

Great review, Heather. The little Honda Dio may not have been your first choice, but still, you do have wheels at college!

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