The 2013 Honda Metropolitan combines super-cool style, brilliant fuel economy and unmatched practicality and wraps it all up in a sharp package that offers the quality. It comes with a new headlight treatment, new handlebar, new instruments and new turn signals lend an even fresher look to a stylish scooter. An automatic transmission, a fuel-injected engine, plenty of storage and more, the new Metropolitan is the smartest way ever to get around town and going to make just getting around your favorite part of the day. A bigger convenience hook holds totes and grocery bags, an inner rack catches your water bottle or other small items, and a full 22 liters of secure underseat storage holds a helmet and more complete the Honda’s scooter class with 2012 Ruckus and Silver Wing. The technology that is equipped give the urban errand-runners surprisingly good performance and a real winner at the gas pump, returning excellent fuel economy.
2013 Honda Metropolitan Specification
Engine Type – Single-cylinder, Four-stroke
Displacement – 49cc
Induction – PGM-FI with Automatic Enrichment
Ignition – CDI
Transmission – Automatic V-Matic Belt Drive
Chassis and Dimension
Model Id – NCH50
Available Colors – Pearl Black, Pearl White, Pearl Black/Red
Front Suspension – Twin-downtube Fork, 2.1 inches travel
Rear Suspension – Single shock, 2.3 inches travel
Front Brake – Drum
Rear Brake – Drum with CBS
Front Tire – 80/100-10
Rear Tire – 80/100-10
Wheelbase – 46.5 inches
Seat Height – 28.3 inches
Curb Weight – 179 lbs (includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity – 1.2 gallons
Estimated MPG – 117
2013 Honda Metropolitan Features
Engine and Transmission – The Metropolitan now comes and features the Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI). It is more efficient fuel management and crisper performance, especially during start-up on colder days. It has one-speed V-matic automatic transmission that means no shifting ever—not even into park or neutral, just turn the key, press the starter button, and ready to go for enjoying the city.
Chassis and Suspension – It features a large, 22-Liter under-seat storage area that is big enough for a helmet, books, or some groceries. The storage area features a lock for added security and is weather-resistant too. A bigger convenience hook holds totes and grocery bags, an inner rack catches your water bottle or other small items. A clean and stylish instrument panel is right in line with the smart design. The scooter’s light weight makes it easy to move when parking and when activate the rear brake, CBS automatically adds front braking to help you stop. The new handlebar helps make the comfortable riding on 2013 Honda Metropolitan.