Honda Thailand entered a new territory when they introduced the Honda PCX 125i scooter in the Thai market. The Honda PCX 125i was the first Honda 125cc scooter in some time. It was based on a completely new design, and it was clear that Honda was targeting the daily city commuters. The first Honda PCX was powered by a newly designed 125cc PGM-Fi (fuel injection) engine. Honda Thailand. However, it failed to live up to the expected performance in the market and thus could not make an real impact as Honda had hoped. Taking lessons from the PCX 125i's shortcomings,Honda Thailand made the essential improvements and launched an upgraded variant of the scooter, called Honda PCX150i.