Honda’s production of the Elite 80 scooter first began in 1984 and eventually ended in 2007. The base MSRP for the 2004 Honda Elite 80 scooter is around $2,200. These scooters feature a one-piece nonadjustable vinyl seat that can accommodate up to two people. The frame of the scooter is made of steel and the body is made of plastic. The 2004 Elite 80 scooter comes equipped with a floor board beneath the driver and passenger as well. This can be a great choice for people looking for a simple way to get around town and run errands in the local area. The scooter weighs less than 180 pounds so it’s pretty easy to handle for just about anyone.
The scooter comes with standard hand grips and handlebars and standard front and rear fenders as well. The 2004 Elite 80 also comes equipped with a gauge that warns the driver when the fuel level gets low. The 2004 Honda Elite 80 also comes with a rear rack and offers lockable storage as well. Halogen headlights and rearview mirrors are standard on the 2004 Elite 80 scooters. The Elite 80 has enough room to store groceries, school books and other things riders may need to bring along. Riders also enjoy the benefits of saving a significant amount of money on gas. The Honda Elite 80 is a conservative choice of transportation that is adequate enough to get one or two people around the local area without incurring high costs.
Surveyed riders like the 2004 Honda Elite 80 better than other scooters but not as much as all of the other bikes on the market. Surveyed riders felt the engine performance from Honda’s 2004 Elite 80 scooter was inferior compared to other scooters and bikes on the market. These riders did indicate that the 2004 models of the Honda Elite 80 scooter were more reliable, more fun, better value for the money and had lower maintenance costs when compared to other scooters or motorcycles. The Elite 80 isn’t necessarily going to win any prizes, but it’s more than capable of being a reliable daily commuter vehicle around the local streets of the city, suburban or rUral regions.
Riders felt that other scooters and motorcycles were safer than the 2004 version of the Honda Elite 80 scooter. Riders also favored the touring, off-roading and racing track capabilities of other scooters and motorcycles over the Elite 80. Riders also indicated that other scooters and motorbikes had better designs and more appeal than the 2004 Honda Elite 80 scooter. The 2004 Honda Elite 80 scooter is the ideal choice for someone looking for substance and reliability more so than style or performance. The Elite 80 is one of the more moderately priced scooters of its class on the market.