Buying a new Honda PCX 150 in Thailand is an easy process and can be completed in under a few hours. The Honda PCX 150 is a popular motorcycle in Thailand and a more powerful alternative than the new Honda Click 125i.
Dealerships all over Pattaya sell the Honda PCX 150. The main locations are:
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12.908106, 100.885343 Theprassit (opposite Soi 6 on Theprassit Road)
12.924077, 100.879254 Soi Buakhao (intersection of Soi Buakhao and South Pattaya Road)
12.949805, 100.897204 North Pattaya (intersection of Pattaya Nua and 3rd Road)
12.933917, 100.894586 Central Pattaya (opposite Big C Extra Pattaya Klang)
12.923643, 100.882478 South Pattaya (intersection of Pattaya Tai and 3rd Road)
The Honda PCX 150 comes in 2 matte paint and 2 gloss paint colors; pearl white (matte), metallic silver (matte), candy red (gloss), metallic black (gloss).
The drive away price for the Honda PCX 150 in Thailand is quoted 81,000 Baht. The Honda PCX 150 is 76,000 Baht and an additional 5,000 for name transfer, motor vehicle tax, compulsory insurance, theft insurance and license plate. Theft insurance is optional on the Honda Click 125i, however Mityon Pattaya bundle the cost into the price of the Honda PCX 150.
The new Honda PCX 150 has a dual LED headlight, LED taillights and LED blinkers. The LED headlights give a much whiter light compared to regular halogen globes. The driver compartment box has a 12 volt cigarette sized power outlet that can be used as a USB charger.
The engine is liquid cooled 150cc with an alternator starter and idling stop system. The idling stop switch on the new Honda PCX 150 will cut the engine when the motorcycle is idle and restart when the throttle is twisted. The bike also has a anti-theft alarm with remote control.
Honda includes a 5 year warranty on the engine and 3 years on the electrical system.
To buy a new Honda PCX 150 you will need the following:
Your passport (foreign name) or a Thai ID card (Thai person)
Residency Certificate (foreign name) from Jomtien Immigration (300 Baht)
Money paid in full. A stack of 1,000 Baht Thai Bank notes is normal or a bank cheque.
The new Honda PCX 150 will be delivered to the motorbike shop whilst you wait. If the bike is already at the dealership then a mechanic will inspect the bike whilst the transaction is being processed. The new PCX 150 will be issued with a red dealer license plate. After 2 months this will be replaced with a white Chonburi province plate. Your name and address are printed into the green book and is used to prove ownership of the Honda motorbike. This is also required annually to pay for motor vehicle tax and to sell the bike to another owner.
Check this bike is in new condition before you leave the dealership including scratches and everything works. It may be difficult to prove damage on the bike after it has left the dealership.
The Honda PCX 150 must be registered and insured every year. The cost is 105 Baht if you choose to pay the motor vehicle tax at the Banglamung Motor Registry. You will need to drive out to Highway 36 and spend a few hours waiting for the paperwork to be completed. This will include your time and cost for fuel.
Insurance can be purchased from AA Insurance Brokers near Big C South Pattaya for 323 Baht. This takes less than 5 minutes and you will receive a printed certificate.
Agents provide a service where you can pay the registration and insurance. The green book is left with the agent and collected after 2 weeks. There is an additional fee of 300-600 Baht for this service. The Mityon dealer Soi Buakhao location is quite efficient for providing this service.
Jomtien Immigration 12.897872, 100.871405
Banglamung Motor Registry 12.968273, 100.972150
AA Insurance Brokers 12.916007, 100.895334
Mityon Soi Buakhao 12.924077, 100.879254
Mityon Service Center 12.920208, 100.889594
Servicing and repairs are done at the Mityon Service Center located on South Pattaya road opposite Soi 10. Their prices are fair and the service center will supply and fit genuine Honda PCX 150 parts. The Center is open 6 days per week and closed Sunday.
If buying a new Honda PCX 150 is out of your budget then you may consider buying a used motorcycle instead.