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Honda CB250R

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RM 22,999
CB250R Price
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CB250R Specs
Engine 250 cc
Power 27 hp
Start Option Electric
ABS Yes
Pass Switch Yes
Ignition System Transistorized
Odometer Digital
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CB250R Pros & Cons

Things We Like in CB250R

Modern café racer

Modern features

Learner friendly

Things We Dont Like in CB250R

Underpowered

Polarizing design

Expensive by comparison

Recent Updates of CB250R

Honda’s newest range of bikes under the CB name has now been given styling that is being called neo sports café. The CB250R is the quarter-litre bike in the range. Sporting the same modern and muscular naked styling that is shared across the range it stands out easily from all the other bikes in the market today. It is equal parts futuristic and retro. As for the performance, the bike comes equipped with a liquid-cooled and fuel injected single-cylinder DOHC engine producing 28 PS of power and 23.3 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission. Also, part of the package are upside down front forks, LED lighting, digital instrumentation, and dual-channel ABS. Priced at RM 22999, it gives a great alternative to the established choices in the naked streetfighter market and one that appeals to both new riders and veterans alike.

Honda CB250R 2019 Price List

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Standard RM 22,999 *
OTR Price
250 cc, 27 hp, Electric, Petrol
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CB250R is available in 3 different colors - Red, Black and Silver.

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Honda CB250R Review

  • Overview
  • Design
  • Ride & Handling
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking & Safety
  • Verdict

Overview

The resurgence of the café racer with the millennial generation has inspired many motorcycle manufacturers to bring out their own take on the concept. The Honda CB range is certainly one of the most charming of these little-naked motorcycles. Honda has decided to bring the 250 cc version of the bike here. They could have similarly launched the 125, 150, 300 or 1000 cc version too. Here in Malaysia, it stands out in the quarter-litre segment due to its classic yet futuristic appearance. Does this give it a big enough advantage over the likes of the Kawasaki Z250, KTM Duke 250, and BMW G310R apart from all the other sportier quarter litre motorcycles? Or does its price of RM 23000 prove too high for its classic styling?

Design

Neo Café Racer. This is what Honda has decided to call the new design language of their CB range. And it isn’t hard to see why. From every angle, the CB250R looks like a café racer made for the modern age. The round headlight and the indicators mounted on top of it uses LEDs. The boxy dial on top of it houses an LCD screen with a digital display. The muscular haunches of the tank make their presence known even from the front view. But only when we move to the side profile are we exposed to the rugged and futuristic beauty of this bike. From the shape of the tank to the minimalist tail section with recessed grab handles - the bike captures the essence of café racer very well. The stance of the bike - with a length of 2012 mm, width 802 mm, height 1052 mm, wheelbase of 1352 mm, ground clearance of 151 mm and 17-inch Y spoke alloy wheels with 110 / 70 front and 150 / 60 rear tires - ticks all the right boxes. Even added conveniences like the radiator shroud and the engine cowl look just right. The beefy exhaust, blacked out engine components, and the exposed framework give it some added muscle.

The body panels carry a sculpted and layered yet minimalist look that goes very well with the overall design. This is complemented by the bike’s color schemes and a general lack of decorative embellishments. Some might argue that the CB150 Exmotion does a better job, but the CB250R is undeniably an attractive bike. The only complaint would be the overly extended rear mudguard that also carries the LED indicators. Also, that instrument panel displays a lot of information (including a gear indicator) and feels a bit cramped.

Ride & Handling

The 41 mm upside-down front forks and a Showa pro link monoshock at the rear make for a decent setup. The ride is set on the softer settings and works very well in absorbing road imperfections. For riding around town this setup will not pose any problems. The bike is very stable at higher speeds. The seating position is upright and relaxed with well-placed foot pegs and slightly raised handlebars. The only gripe is the slightly raised seat height of 799 mm. Some shorter riders are surely going to be left disappointed.

Engine & Fuel Consumption

Producing 28 PS at 9000 rpm and 23.3 Nm of torque at 8000 rpm, is a liquid cooled and fuel injected DOHC single-cylinder engine. While it is a bit low on power than the equivalent KTM Duke, the power delivery is refined and controllable. The six-speed transmission is equally smooth. As an urban naked it has learner friendly dynamics. Weighing just 145 kg, it is nimble and zippy. This is no streetfighter but more akin to an urban cruiser. And this much power is decent for its intended purpose. The fuel tank has a capacity of 10-litre that should last for a good while without a fill-up.

Braking & Safety

Braking gets great setup with a 296 mm floating disc with a radially mounted Nissin 4 piston caliper and a 220 mm disc ina the rear with a single piscalliperiper. The CB250R also comes with a 2 channel ABS as standard. The brakes themselves are not the best but sufficient for normal use.

Verdict

The Honda CB250R then is the best combination of modern features with retro design that anyone could ask for. Its asking price and learner friendly nature makes it very attractive to beginner riders. So, what if it isn’t going to tear up the roads? It simply doesn’t need to.

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    Harry Jan 09, 2019 for Honda CB250R
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    Being on the wrong side of 25 and dangerously close to 30, I wanted to invest on a real good bike with greater piece of reliability. I ll admit that Honda CB250R has these features with amazing looks. The astounding style reminds me of the old Hornet generation but the build quality, you would not have ever thought of…. It Read More

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    Danny Sep 07, 2018 for Honda CB250R
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Honda CB250R FAQ

  • What are the Safety Features Available in Honda CB250R?

    The safety features available in Honda CB250R Below:

    Feature Value
    ABS Yes
    Pass Switch Yes
    Shutter Lock No
    Back Rest No
    Engine Immobilizer No
    Side Reflectors Yes
    Anti-Theft Alarm No
    Central Locking No
    Leg Guards No
    Wheel Lock Front/back No
    Traction Control No
    Launch Control No
    Riding Modes Sport
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