Honda CBR250RR

Honda CBR250RR

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₹ 3,75,000
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The Honda CBR250RR is a great choice for those looking for a reliable and affordable sports bike. It has great features, including a smooth ride and good power delivery. The design is modern and attractive, and it has good handling and braking. The expected price for the bike in India is around Rs 3.7 lakhs (ex-showroom). Overall, the Honda CBR250RR is a great option for those who are looking for a sporty ride.
Latest Updates
Sunday, 22 January 2023 12:06 PM

The Honda CBR250RR has been revealed for 2023 and it comes with a much more powerful engine and a brand new design. The new design is sleeker looking than the previous version and offers a more aerodynamic design for a faster and smoother ride. The engine has been upgraded to a 249cc engine which offers more power and torque than ever before. The CBR250RR is sure to be a favorite amongst motorcycle enthusiasts and casual riders alike.

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2023 Honda CBR250RR
Availability Status in India Upcoming
2-Wheeler Type Sports
Latest Price in India 2023 Honda CBR250RR price is expected to be around Rs 3.75 lakh (ex-showroom).
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Matte Gun Power Black Metallic, Pearl Glare White, Grand Prix Red, Grand Prix Red (Striped Version)
Official Tagline Total Control
India Launch Update This may not be a piece of good news for Honda fans but the launch of CBR250RR in India is only possible via local production route. At present, the 2021 model of the sportbike is available in Japan for JPY 8,21,700 (INR 5.79 lakh, approx). An aggressive and affordable price tag via CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route is not possible as placing the CBR250RR at around INR 3.75-4.00 lakh (ex-showroom) would not get the number of buyers required by Honda to keep the operations going. If Honda starts the local production of CBR250RR and manages to price the sports bike at around INR 3 lakh, only then the brand would be able to get a decent sales number in India. As of now, HMSI has not announced anything officially regarding the launch of the CBR250RR in India. The brand may consider the sports bike for the Indian market at a later stage in future.
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Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
ENGINE AND GEARBOX
Engine Details 4-Stroke, 8-Valve, Parallel Twin Cylinder
Fuel System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-Fi)
Cooling Liquid Cooled With Auto Electric Fan
Engine cc (Displacement) 249.7 cc
Maximum Power 40.2 HP @ 13,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 25 NM @ 11,000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 2
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
Lubrication Wet (Pressing and Spray)
Compression Ratio 11.5 : 1
Bore 62.0 mm
Stroke 41.4 mm
Valve System 8 Valve, DOHC
Spark Plug Model Type NGK SILMAR8C-9 (Iridium Spark Plug)
Engine Redline 14,000 rpm
Throttle System Throttle-By-Wire System with Accelerator Position Sensor
Number of Gears 6
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch with Coil Spring (Assist & Slipper)
Gear Pattern 1-N-2-3-4-5-6
MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED
Mileage As reported by Honda, the certified mileage of CBR250RR is 40.1 kmpl.
Performance In terms of performance, the 250cc sportbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 6 seconds.
Top Speed Honda CBR250RR top speed is 180 kmph (approximate).
BRAKES AND TYRES
Front Brake 310mm Hydraulic Disc, Dual Piston
Rear Brake 240mm Hydraulic Disc, Single Piston
ABS 2-Channel ABS
Front Tyre 110/70-R17 54H
Rear Tyre 140/70-R17 66H
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
PERFORMANCE FIGURES
0-60 kmph 2.75 secs
0-100 kmph 6 secs
0-400m 14.50 secs
KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS
Braking System 2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Features LED Headlights, Powerful Engine, Impressive Design, Slipper Clutch, Fuel Injection, Dual Channel ABS, Ride Modes, Informative Console
Ride Modes 3 Ride Modes - Comfort, Sport, and Sport+
Similar Bikes Yamaha YZF-R3, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R, Suzuki GSX-250R, Benelli 302R
SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic Front Suspension (Golden USD Forks)
Rear Suspension Aluminum Swing Arm (5 Adjustable Mono Suspension with Pro-Link System)
Frame (Chassis) Diamond Truss Frame
Exhaust/Muffler Double Barrel Design
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Overall Length 2065 mm
Overall Width 725 mm
Overall Height 1095 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1390 mm
Kerb Weight 168 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 litres
Engine Oil Capacity 1.9 litres
Turning Circle 2900 mm
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator
Service Reminder
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Rev-limiter Indicator
BATTERY AND LIGHTING
Pass Light
Battery Type MF
Capacity 7Ah
Voltage 12V
Head Light LED
COMFORT FEATURES
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Electric Start
Riding Modes
Engine Kill Switch
Pillion Footrest
Pillion Grabrail
Self Cancelling Indicators

Honda CBR250RR Review

20 Oct, 2022 03:02 PM

Detailed Review by Maxabout Team

Overview

The Honda CBR250RR is the company’s entry-level twin-cylinder SuperSport bike, which is already available in a few international markets. It has got some new schemes, and the engine has also been upgraded. The upgraded version is already available in Japan.

Honda CBR250RR Design and Style

There are no major changes in terms of fundamental design except for the added colour schemes in the CBR250RR, continuing to flaunt the aggressive style with its twin-LED headlamp setup with double-barrel exhaust, an aluminium swing-arm, dual-channel ABS, gold-finish upside-down front forks and gold alloy wheels. It is installed with an all-digital instrument cluster which comes with Honda Connect, 3 ride modes and many interesting features.

Honda CBR250RR Engine and Gearbox

The upgraded BS6 compliant engine is a 249.7cc 4-stroke 8-valve DOHC parallel twin-cylinder PGM-Fi (programmed fuel injection) liquid-cooled with auto electric fan and is set to generate a max power of 40.2 HP @ 13,000 rpm and a max torque of 25 Nm @ 11,000 rpm. It is still mated with a 6-speed gearbox with a multi-plate wet clutch with coil spring assist and slipper along with an optional quick shifter at 168 kg of kerb weight and 14.5 litres of fuel tank capacity.

Honda CBR250RR Suspension, Brakes and Tyres

2023 CBR250RR is suspended on the Diamond Truss Frame with Inverted Telescopic Golden USD Forks at the front and Aluminium Swing-arm 5-adjustable mono-shock suspension with Pro-link System at the rear. 310mm Hydraulic Disc dual-piston at the front and 240mm Hydraulic Disc single piston and rear is installed to regulate the braking duties. The front wheel is a 17-inch 110/70-R17 54H (tubeless, alloy) and the rear wheel is also a 17-inch 140/70-R17 66H (tubeless, alloy) adapted with dual-channel ABS at both ends.

Instrument Console of Honda CBR250RR

A full digital console that demonstrates high performance. The width of the bezel surrounding the liquid crystal area is designed to be as thin as possible. The liquid crystal part is designed to enhance visibility to acquire all the information presented by it. It displays information like gear position, two-type trip meters, clock, fuel consumption meter, water temperature gauge, riding mode and such. It is also equipped with a 5-unit REV indicator that notifies the shift timing that has been set arbitrarily by lighting and blinking the LED, and a lap timer function. There are three Ride Modes available, Sport, Sport+ and Comfort. It also comes with Bluetooth connectivity, which can be used to connect to the Honda Connect App and also gets a smart key with theft detection.

Key Features of Honda CBR250RR

Some of the key features include LED headlights, DOHC in-line twin-cylinder engine, Impressive Design, Assist and Slipper Clutch, Dual-channel ABS, 3 Riding Modes, All Digital informative Console, Smartkey, Theft Deterrence, Quick-shifter, Throttle-by-Wire System. Comfort features include a step-up seat/split seat, electric seat, riding modes, engine kill switch, pillion footrest, pillion grab rail, self-canceling indicators, etc.

Top Speed and Mileage of Honda CBR250RR

2023 CBR250RR can reach 0 to 60 kmph in 2.75 seconds and 0 to 100 kmph in 6 seconds, and the top speed it can achieve is approximately 180 kmph. Honda has claimed the mileage to be 40.1 kmpl at a 60 kmph of a constant value.

Honda CBR250RR Colour Options

2023 Honda CBR250RR is available in 4 new shades namely, Graphite Black, Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic, Pearl Glare White and the Grand Prix Red (stripped).

Honda CBR250RR Price

The standard CBR250RR is suggested to be around 821,700 Japanese Yen (including the consumption tax) which is approximately 4,88,966 INR and the Grand Prix Red (striped) is suggested to be around 854,700 JPY which would amount to 5,08,510 INR (including the consumption tax).

Honda CBR250RR Competitors

The closest rival to the CBR250RR is the Yamaha R25, which is more affordable than the Honda sportbike, but R25 also lags behind in terms of performance and safety. R25, with its twin-cylinder engine, can deliver 35.5 HP @ 12,000 rpm of max power and 22.6 Nm @ 10,000 rpm of max torque.

India Launch Expectation

This may not be good news for Honda enthusiasts, but the CBR250RR will only be available in India through a local production method. A competitive and accessible price via the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) approach is not conceivable since pricing the CBR250RR at roughly INR 3.75-4.00 lakh (ex-showroom) would not attract the number of purchasers necessary for Honda to keep the operations running. HMSI has yet to make a formal announcement on the launch of the CBR250RR in India. The brand may consider the sports bike for the Indian market in the future.

Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for Honda CBR250RR
What would be the on-road price of Honda CBR250RR in India?
29 December 2022 06:10
The Honda CBR250RR is not yet available in the Indian markets. But it is expected to be available in India at a price of INR 3,50,000. However you can can buy Honda CBR250R variant in India anywhere in the range of INR 1,56,759 to 2,24,846. Honda CBR 250RR comes with a twin cylinder engine and Honda CBR 250R is a single cylinder engine bike. Both the bikes come with a 249 cc engine. The former is more powerful with a top speed of 178 kmph while Honda CBR250 R has a top speed of 145 kmph. If you want, you can wait for CBR250RR if you are willing to spend extra money on it.  Know more about the bike here: https://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/honda/cbr250r/cbr250rr

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Reviews Submitted by Maxabout Community

One of the Best 250 Segment Bike Honda CBR250

Bhaskar - | One year ago
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Ever 250cc segment best bike also the price is manageable. Bits really worth other compare to other bikes. Performance also good for street rider also can at the same time long ride and touring's the best one.

Best Features: The main is cooling type of engine

Pros: Performance

Cons: ABS and Gear Indicator

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Cross Beam Racer 250 R

Samrudh Dixit | 8 months ago
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CBR should be a genre of Cross Beam Racer but not this 250R. Its more of a compromise on quick bike to make a to do all tourer. Comfortable stance with good wind block from the fairing. Quality of components is really good but misses out on no. of components, like side stand indicator and no radiator protection. First thing I did was dump those ContiGO's/MRF's and put Michelin Street Pilot radials the accuracy on leans and grip is way sorted than stock (note rounder profile of rear tyre makes it a bit shaky after 100kph). It's a infantly sensitive on 1st to 3rd gear (forearm clutch exercise in traffic) but post that 4th-5th have a mid range hammer to 6th, which can take 5k to 8.5k revs; from 70kph to 130ish kph. But passing power in 7. 5k to 8. 5k revs is non-existent/mellow. To conclude, if you want one bite of all types of bikes it's a good option and is a really exciting one. Though the price and updated competitors make it hard to recommend it now. (Honda should desperately launch 300 etc.)

Best Features: 6th gear is an overide, smooth gearbox and throttle response.

Pros: Mid Range - usable power & Well dressed - fairing works.

Cons: Minimal display & Low end wrt to gear ratios.

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Honda CBR250R ABS 2016 MODEL (BLACK WITH GOLDEN STICKER)

Tanmoy kanti pal | 2 years ago
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The bike is really good and comfortable for touring or long rides, its a sport tourer and not completely a sport bike so don't mix and compare with KTM RC 200 or Ninja. It is best in its sphere of 250cc. Considerable mileage of 30-40kmpl if u ride it with passion rather than rudely. And last but not the least nothing is perfect so make it perfect if u want and assurance lies with brand honda itself, get the road side assistance while purchasing and extended warranty.

Best Features: Comfortable with long rides, braking system, smooth and low-mid pickup, instant pickup, horn power

Pros: Handling, comfort, smooth pickup, sitting posture, pillion comfort, grabrail, storage inside bike, exhaust sound and braking with combined abs

Cons: Headlight power comparitively low though 55/60w, cornering is not confident with this, huge difference between 1st and 2nd gear, rear mudguard not enough to resist mud splashes

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Perfect Tourer for India

raghav - | 6 years ago
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Fantastic bike for touring and a great starter bike, but lacks in low end torque which is needed in the city, and looks a bit outdated. Would have been nice if the 300r was released last year. Probably has the best seating position in class. Has a meaty mid range and top end, ideal for high speed cruising on highways, very stable at high speeds. Engine is not stressed and is mod capable. City riding is manageable. Very very decent return of mile age depending on the riders' s riding style. Non existent exhaust note, poor low end torque.

Best Features: The engine, coolant system, seating position

Pros: The mid range and top end, cost of spares ,engine, coolant system

Cons: Non existent exhaust note, low end torque, slightly outdated looks, display, satisfactory braking (non abs)

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MY OPINION ABOUT HONDA CBR 250R STD

ACHINTYA BAAG | 6 years ago
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Please HONDA! Make good build quality and material, because this is your negative side for customers.

Best Features: Performance and looks

Pros: Stylish, comfortable for riding, good looking, good pick up, fuel service is also good

Cons: Low bhp and rpm, build material and quality is worse like as back light portion, handle portion

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Honda CBR250RR Comments

User Comments
Sana Sanaariz
5 years ago

Not value for money

Jit Yumnam
5 years ago

Don't care of anything else just need the
bike...really Baad

Clint Bonganciso Duhaylungsod
5 years ago

Helu to CBR 250rr 2017 owner.?
How's the fuel consumption of this bike? For 1 liter how far can take you?
Info would be greatly appreciated.

Veeru
6 years ago

Abhi cbr250rr ka india me aane ka koi chance hai kya sir.plz tell me.#respect

Yashwanth Dasari
6 years ago

We request u to launch in india so many people are waiting for cbr250rr ...myself waiting from a long time to own from October2016 now i cant wait more...

pravin
6 years ago

Launch same look & feature bike in india.....

marevan90
6 years ago

max power 28,5 kW (38.7 PS) / 12.500 and max torque 23,3 Nm (2.4 kgf.m) /11.000 rpm

Chrissy Radel
6 years ago

When is the bike going to come to Australia. I don't think I could last another year with out one

Megalos Prigipas
6 years ago

Hey people one question plz when you see this model to come to Europe??? And what price in eu's plzzzzz???

Parthraj Solanki
6 years ago

Hound should really think on lauching this bike in India, cause india is very good market for entry level sports bikes

ali
6 years ago

Honda is the no.1 bike in our world. Honda mean smooth biking. Honda mean sport biking. Honda mean wonderful looks. I love honda. I want to job in Honda.

arshad cool
7 years ago

How is it.. . Honda hornet 250cc... 40bhp...?? :-)

Rahul patnaik
7 years ago

Looking fucking ugly... As if it came out of a robot's ass

Jatin Dive
7 years ago

Wow Honda rocks. A 4 cylinder it will definitely be 40+ Bhp


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