The Cult Classic Honda Grom Is Back For 2020

When the Honda Grom first arrived in the USA in 2014, no one could predict just how much of a success the little 125 would. Deemed too small for US roads, and far too impractical for American riders, something about this miniature motorcycle struck a chord with the American public. It became a cult classic – and now the Grom has become an important feature of the Honda line-up. It’s back for 2020, and here’s all you need to know about it.

Known overseas as the MSX125, short for Mini Street X-treme 125, the Honda Grom certainly is miniature in size but extreme in nature.

Powered by a SOHC, fuel-injected, four-stroke, air-cooled 124.9cc engine that’s capable of 9.7 horsepower and 8.0 lb-ft of torque, the Honda Grom might be small in stature but it is bucket loads of fun. With a smooth four-speed manual gearbox, light and nimble handling, snappy throttle response and excellent fuel efficiency—to the tune of 134 MPG—the Grom is the perfect vehicle for urban exploring,

For 2020, the Grom is available in Cherry Red, Blue Rasperry, Incredible Green, or Halloween Orange color choices for the standard trim. However, if you want ABS with your Grom, then you’re choice is limited to Cherry Red only.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new Honda Grom in one place.

2020 Honda Grom


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 3,399 / £3,389
  • Key Features:
    • ABS
    • LED lights
    • Low seat height

Key Specs

  • Engine type: 124.9cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke
  • Power: 9.7 horsepower
  • Wet weight: 229 lbs
  • Seat height: 30 Inch

2020 Honda Grom


2020 Honda Grom Specifications

From Honda

ENGINE

Engine 124.9cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke
Power 9.7 Horsepower
Bore x Stroke 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 19.3:1
Fuel System PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Starter Electric
Lubrication

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch Wet multiplate
Transmission 4-speed
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS

Suspension Front 31mm inverted fork; 3.9 inches of travel
Suspension Rear Single shock with steel box-section swingarm; 4.1 inches of travel
Brakes Front Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper
Brakes Rear Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single piston caliper
Tires Front 120/70-12
Tires Rear 130/70-12
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.2 L (1.45 US gal.)
Color Cherry Red, Blue Raspberry, Incredible Green, Halloween Orange

ELECTRICAL

Ignition Electronic
Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length
Overall Width
Overall Height
Wheelbase 1198mm (47.2 in.)
Ground Clearance 160 mm (6.29 in.)
Seat Height 762 mm (30 in.)
Curb Weight 103 kg (229 lb.)

WARRANTY

Warranty 12-month Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty
Extension Extended coverage available with a HondaCare Protection Plan®

2020 Honda Grom


2020 Honda Grom Features

125cc FUEL-INJECTED ENGINE

Nobody can match Honda’s reputation for engines, and even though the Grom may be compact, it’s a giant in terms of performance and reliability.

LOW SEAT HEIGHT

At just 30 inches the Grom makes it easy to flat-foot it in parking lots or at stop lights.

HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES

The Grom features 220mm front and 190mm rear single disc brakes for excellent stopping power.

LED HEADLIGHT

The Grom’s LED projector-style headlight not only looks great and is a major styling element, but it also provides superior illumination.

FOUR-SPEED TRANSMISSION

The Grom’s four-speed transmission gives you all the durability, control and efficiency of a conventional motorcycle.

LED TAILLIGHT

Forget about big, bulky taillights—the Grom’s LED lamp is bright and clear.

LOOK THE PART

Sharp bodywork, a LED headlight and cowl, a low-mount muffler and sweet new colors keep the 2020 Grom one hot little bike.

MULTI-FUNCTION DIGITAL INSTRUMENTS

Instrument display features speedometer, odometer, tachometer, A&B trip meters, fuel gauge, clock, and indicator for low/high beam.

OPTIONAL ABS

Honda’s Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is available on the Grom, which helps you make confident stops under less-than-ideal conditions.

FUEL CAPACITY

Who says being on a budget can’t be fun? With its 1.45-gallon fuel tank you can venture far and economically too.

TWO-UP CAPABILITY

Want to share the fun with a friend? No problem—the Grom makes it easy to bring a passenger along.

12-INCH 10-SPOKE WHEELS

Tough and strong, these cast wheels and wide tires are just what the urban rider needs.

INVERTED FORK SUSPENSION

Just like a top-of-the-line sportbike, the Grom features an inverted hydraulic fork front suspension for control and road feel.

SINGLE REAR SHOCK

Thanks to the Grom’s single hydraulic rear shock, you get a plush ride, even over choppy pavement.


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