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The Honda CB Hornet 160R is manufacture by Japanese two wheeler maker which is the third attempt after Dazzler and Trigger to attract young customers. The bike does not have major resemblance with the latter. Engine and chassis is derived from Unicorn 160 and impressive with diamond type frame and good handling. It has proved to be a great success for the company. The CB Hornet 160R is a premium bike in the 150cc range and competes with the Yamaha FZ-S and Suzuki Gixxer.
Having seen its overview let us now head towards its comprehensive review.
The Honda CB Hornet 160R 2018 is muscular and aggressively styled bike. It has four colour options-red, orange, olive green and blue. A modern looking bike with trapezoidal headlamp unit with twin pilot lamps embedded gives a sharp look. Two position lamps adds to the style statement of the bike. Carbon finished fuel tank has got raw muscular look with forward leaning shrouds. Fully digital meter gives accurate and precise information while riding. X shaped LED taillight enhances the overall rear view. Broad tyre looks good. Interesting touch added to the bike are multi split alloy wheels and compact muffler. Switchgear looks like generation old and needs to be updated. Flat and wide handlebar feels nice to hold while riding on an upright position. The foot pegs are rear set which goes well with the overall dynamics of Honda CB Hornet 160R.Seats offer a lovely balance between comfort and control.
The Honda CB Hornet 160R provides a mileage of 60kmpl. It has fuel tank capacity of 12L. Kerb weight of the bike is 140kg. Length of the bike is 204cm, width is 78.3cm and height is 106.7cm.It has ground clearance of 16.4cm and wheelbase of 134.6cm. Seat height is 79cm. Engine type is air cooled, 4 stroke, 2 valves, SI engine. Starting mechanism is kick and self-start. Transmission type is manual. Wheel size is of 17 inches each. Front suspension is telescopic and rear suspension is monoshock. It comes with standard warranty of 2 years. Top speed is 110kmph. The bike comes with all modern safety measure incorporated.
The Honda CB Hornet 160R on road price ranges from INR 80,000 to INR 95,000 depending on various aspects. The sharp styling, reliability, average performance and good handling make the bike a good choice for daily commuting especially for youngsters looking for extra spark in their bike.