2019 Honda PCX150 Review

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By John Burns

2019 Honda PCX150

Editor Score: 89.0%

Engine 18.5/20
Suspension/Handling 13.5/15
Transmission/Clutch 9.0/10
Brakes 7.5/10
Instruments/Controls 4.5/5
Ergonomics/Comfort 8.5/10
Appearance/Quality 9.0/10
Desirability 9.0/10
Value 9.5/10
Overall Score 89/100

How it happened I know not, but in the excitement of new Indians, Svartpilens, and whatever else I rode this past year, the freshly upgraded 2019 Honda PCX150 escaped my attention. When my mistake hove into view, I immediately alerted the Honda authorities and borrowed one up.

“Endowed with a new frame, revised intake and exhaust system, multiple comfort-enhancing features, and optional ABS,” says Honda, “the PCX150 combines practicality and fun, now with a more premium feel and improved handling.”

Specifically, to wit, directly from Honda’s PR:

  • Low-friction, liquid-cooled engine offers enjoyable, user-friendly performance
  • Fuel tank holds 2.1 gallons for long range between fill-ups
  • Large air filter and improved exhaust layout enhance airflow, resulting in increased power at higher rpm
  • Redesigned body panels and all-LED lighting enhance high-end feel
  • New frame contributes to reduced weight and added stability, for a more confidence-inspiring ride
  • Three-stage rear springs with increased travel deliver improved ride comfort
  • Stylish eight-spoke wheels reduce weight and enhance overall handling
  • Large, 100/80-14 front and 120/70-14 rear tires with optimized construction reduce energy loss due to tire deformation
  • Modern LCD display is easy to read at a glance
  • Saddle hinge and reformatted, 28 liter storage box result in easy loading and unloading of items
  • Available ABS offers added sense of security

No, that’s not Mike Hailwood in the lead photo, it’s Christine Rogers in her first starring role for Motorcycle.com, throwing the mighty Honda on its side at Creg-ny-baa. Okay, really it’s a barbershop downtown; the beauty is you don’t have to leave town to have a hoot on this Honda. Chrissy’s been having the itch to ride her own motorcycle ever since she took up with me a few years ago (not …read more

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