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Steve Jones

Reviewed on July 25, 2023

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4.8
Just picked up a New Met Saturday the people at Crofton Honda were so understanding that I was new to Scooting took time to explain everything and made sure I was comfortable with how it was going to work took home on my truck been riding every day never had sooo much Fun people smile at you ima old people re... read more
Just picked up a New Met Saturday the people at Crofton Honda were so understanding that I was new to Scooting took time to explain everything and made sure I was comfortable with how it was going to work took home on my truck been riding every day never had sooo much Fun people smile at you ima old people retired just looking for new adventures and it’s coming with my scooter took me forever really making up my mind watched all the YouTube videos so finally made up my mind an pulled the trigger haven’t looked back I’m telling you if you can get a Honda Metro you’ll love it
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Jerry Uhlenbrock

St. Louis, Missouri

Reviewed on August 23, 2005

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5.0
I have been collecting and driving Puch mopeds, Honda Spree's, Honda Elite's, and Honda Metro. The Spree's and Elite's proved to be an improvement on speed and reliability over the moped. I had to sell 2-Spree's because they only had electric start. Always opt for electric and kick start. The oil injecton o... read more
I have been collecting and driving Puch mopeds, Honda Spree's, Honda Elite's, and Honda Metro. The Spree's and Elite's proved to be an improvement on speed and reliability over the moped. I had to sell 2-Spree's because they only had electric start. Always opt for electric and kick start. The oil injecton on the Spree and Elite proved to be very dependable,however, if they sat for awhile, I would have to take off the air cleaner cover and put my two fingers over the carburator intake to get gas into the carburator. I believe the Metro has a fuel pump rather than a vacuum activated gas feed. This fuel pump makes it easy to start. The 4-stroke engine is quieter, smoother and will possibly be a bit slower. That being said,the Metro will exceed 40mph and I'm told the Calf. Metro II will only do 25mph. Unfortunately, the salesmn do not know much about the the Metro if they sell ATV's and motorcycles, they make less or no money. The 4-stroke should hold up better than the 2-stroke and the noise factor should be a pleasure to the ears of the neighbors. The weight is about 25lbs heavier than the Spree and Elite so I'll have to use my ramp to wheel it onto my 2-scooter carrier on my Class C motorhome. I also purchased a cargo rack from HarborFreight.com for $39.00 and attached a rail to the center to carry my scooters on my Van and Sable station wagon. Make sure that you have a 2" or 1 1/4" receiver installed on your car and you will be happy to have the scooter to drop the car off for repair and just to take it out of town to enjoy other towns. Hope everyone enjoys their Metro. Make sure you ask the dealer if he has any 2003 or 2004 models at a better price. The Metro did not change over those years. Happy Scootering
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Llucas

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Reviewed on February 17, 2005

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5.0
I can't believe how much fun these things are. I'd wanted a scooter for as long as I can remember and finally decided on the Metropolitan. This scooter is amazing. It's got phenomenal pick-up. The brakes are responsive. The headlights are amazingly bright for their size. The seat is comfy (it also provi... read more
I can't believe how much fun these things are. I'd wanted a scooter for as long as I can remember and finally decided on the Metropolitan. This scooter is amazing. It's got phenomenal pick-up. The brakes are responsive. The headlights are amazingly bright for their size. The seat is comfy (it also provides some decent storage beneath). It was 30 degrees when I went outside to start it this morning and it fired right up. I love it. I've already convinced almost 6 people to buy one. Amazing! Kudos Honda.
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spombe7

Houston, Texas

Reviewed on September 7, 2004

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5.0
It has a smooth and powerful 4-stroke engine so it is better for the environment. It may not have as much low speed torque as other scooters with a good 2-stroke engine, but its acceleration is smooth and strong, and it can reach a top speed of 42mph effortlessly. The ride is not sporty but very comfortable... read more
It has a smooth and powerful 4-stroke engine so it is better for the environment. It may not have as much low speed torque as other scooters with a good 2-stroke engine, but its acceleration is smooth and strong, and it can reach a top speed of 42mph effortlessly. The ride is not sporty but very comfortable. It has thoughtful antitheft features: lockable stand and steering. The Honda quality control and build quality are unbeatable. If you are looking for a stylish, fashionable, and dependable transportation, this will be a great buy for you!
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Jim Malone

Fremont, California

Reviewed on September 2, 2004

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5.0
I got my Metro because I work fairly close to home and I was tired of spending so much money on gas. The dealership couldn't get me the color I wanted so I settled on "Juice" (orange). Being a male, I thought I would hear it from my friends or co-workers for looking too sissy. On the contrary, ever... read more
I got my Metro because I work fairly close to home and I was tired of spending so much money on gas. The dealership couldn't get me the color I wanted so I settled on "Juice" (orange). Being a male, I thought I would hear it from my friends or co-workers for looking too sissy. On the contrary, everyone that I've shown it too loves it. Everyone wants to ride it, and when they do they say they wish they could get one too. The Metropolitan is fun, economical, and cool as well. I look forward to my short commute every day. By the way, the "juice" color has grown on me. I call it "Orange Creamcycle".
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Jim

Linthicum, Maryland

Reviewed on August 15, 2004

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5.0
I bought my Metro in April. Had so many compliments I lost count. The engineering on this scooter is amazing!! I would not switch to a 2 stroke because the mileage is better and it runs quiet. I get real good acceleartion and on a straight stretch I can get 40 mph. Maybe the rest of America will wake up ... read more
I bought my Metro in April. Had so many compliments I lost count. The engineering on this scooter is amazing!! I would not switch to a 2 stroke because the mileage is better and it runs quiet. I get real good acceleartion and on a straight stretch I can get 40 mph. Maybe the rest of America will wake up when gas is $5.00 per gallon and ride these to work. Look at the fuel savings for 1 week !!! By the way, I haven't even put $4.00 in fuel with 480 miles on the odometer!!!
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anonymous

idaho falls, Idaho

Reviewed on August 13, 2004

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5.0
I just got my little Metro a week ago and as I was riding it home, I saw two other people on their Metros and they gave me a quick "beep beep", (I made my first metro friends). People are so friendly to you when they see you, that you can't help but being on the highest cloud possible. I love it!... read more
I just got my little Metro a week ago and as I was riding it home, I saw two other people on their Metros and they gave me a quick "beep beep", (I made my first metro friends). People are so friendly to you when they see you, that you can't help but being on the highest cloud possible. I love it!
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Brian Trudeau

Auburn, Washington

Reviewed on August 2, 2004

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5.0
I bought a Metropolitan three weeks ago. I have almost 400 miles on it and it's awesome. I drive it every place I go, take it on a 40 mile drive to Seattle on backroads. Sometimes I get dirty looks for being on a scooter, but I don't care. I love this little thing. I have a windscreen and a little inner ... read more
I bought a Metropolitan three weeks ago. I have almost 400 miles on it and it's awesome. I drive it every place I go, take it on a 40 mile drive to Seattle on backroads. Sometimes I get dirty looks for being on a scooter, but I don't care. I love this little thing. I have a windscreen and a little inner basket. Chicks dig my ride.
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Amanda

Vancouver, British Columbia

Reviewed on July 4, 2004

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5.0
AWESOME!! I got my lime green jazz today. I rode it for a minute and fell in love. This is an amazing little machine. I took it out for a spin and I saw the big guys on Harleys, they were all smiles. Although it doesn't go quite as fast, I guess thats all you can get from a 49cc. Anyone who needs a cheap ride... read more
AWESOME!! I got my lime green jazz today. I rode it for a minute and fell in love. This is an amazing little machine. I took it out for a spin and I saw the big guys on Harleys, they were all smiles. Although it doesn't go quite as fast, I guess thats all you can get from a 49cc. Anyone who needs a cheap ride to work, school, corner store...you gotta get one. ,
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Marlo

Wausau, Wisconsin

Reviewed on June 30, 2004

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5.0
My boyfriend and I each have a metropolitan and they ar so fun! I drive mine to work all the time and today I filled the gas tank for the first time. 73 miles and 1 gallon of gas ... less than $2.00!!!! What a buy!... read more
My boyfriend and I each have a metropolitan and they ar so fun! I drive mine to work all the time and today I filled the gas tank for the first time. 73 miles and 1 gallon of gas ... less than $2.00!!!! What a buy!
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