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The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic.

The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic. (Honda/)
Last October we shared news of a coming Honda Grom update and now Honda has confirmed some additional details regarding the model’s release. The revised 2022 edition Grom will be available starting this May in three iterations—the base model at $3,399, the Grom SP at $3,499, and a Grom ABS for $3,599.

A new engine promises more pep.

A new engine promises more pep. (Honda/)
Editor’s Note: We have tested the entire line of Honda’s mini-moto category during the 2021 Honda Trail 125 ABS MC Commute Review, 2021 Honda Trail 125 ABS First Ride Review, 2019 Honda Monkey First Ride Review, and 2019 Honda Super Cub C125 MC Commute Review and videos.

The seat uses thicker foam and a flatter design.

The seat uses thicker foam and a flatter design. (Honda/)
It’s been a while since we last covered the model updates, so let’s recap. At the top of the list is a revised engine and drivetrain. The little fuel-injected 123.9cc air-cooled single gets a higher compression ratio and revised cylinder dimensions, which promises a bit more pep in performance. The bike also gets a five-speed transmission.

The base-model Grom in Queen Bee Yellow.

The base-model Grom in Queen Bee Yellow. (Honda/)
The LCD instrument panel is updated also, with a new gear indicator and tachometer, as is the seat which is now flatter and thicker than before. The fuel tank gains a little more capacity, increasing from 1.45 gallons to 1.6 gallons.

The 2022 Honda Grom ABS in Candy Blue colorway.

The 2022 Honda Grom ABS in Candy Blue colorway. (Honda/)
Another big change is the bodywork, which has updated styling along with new connectors that make it easier to release the panels. That’ll make things much easier for riders looking to customize their mini machines.


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The remainder of the bike is unchanged, however, curb weight remains TBD as of the writing of this article so that could mark another minor difference from the outgoing version once it’s released. When we reported on the changes last October the Grom had lost 2 pounds, so expect to see figures in that ballpark.

The 2022 Honda Grom SP.

The 2022 Honda Grom SP. (Honda/)
The standard-edition Grom will come in Queen Bee Yellow or Matte Black Metallic colorways. The SP will be in Pearl White dress, while the ABS model will come in Candy Blue.

The 2022 Grom gets a fifth gear and updated instrument panel.

The 2022 Grom gets a fifth gear and updated instrument panel. (Honda/)
2022 Honda Grom Technical Specifications and Price

Price:$3,399/$3,499 (SP)/$3,599 (ABS)
Engine:123.9cc, SOHC, air-cooled single-cylinder; 2 valves/cyl.
Bore x Stroke:50.0 x 63.1mm
Compression Ratio:10.0:1
Fuel Delivery:PGM-FI
Clutch:Wet, multiplate
Transmission/Final Drive:5-speed/chain
Frame:N/A
Front Suspension:31mm USD fork, 3.9 in. travel
Rear Suspension:Single shock, 4.1 in. travel
Front Brake:2-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Rear Brake:1-piston caliper, 190mm disc
Wheels, Front/Rear:10-spoke; 12 in. / 12 in.
Tires, Front/Rear:120/70-12 / 130/70-12
Rake/Trail:25.0°/3.3 in.
Wheelbase:47.2 in.
Seat Height:30.0 in.
Fuel Capacity:1.6 gal.
Claimed Dry Weight:TBD
Warranty:12-month, unlimited-mileage limited warranty
Available:May 2021
Contact:powersports.honda.com
 
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