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2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R BSIV – All You Want to Know

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R

Equipped with BSIV compliant engine & AHO function, the 2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R is priced at Rs 82,095 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Honda 2wheeler India has launched the 2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R in the country at Rs 82,095 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new model is available with BSIV compliant engine and AHO (Auto Headlamp On) function. Bookings for the 2017 naked streetfighter model have already commenced at a token amount of Rs 5,000, while deliveries will start from this month. Adding to it, the company has also introduced two new colour variants of Hornet 160R. These two new colours include Athletic Blue Metallic and Sports Red.

The naked streetbike features aggressive styling, and is claimed to deliver sporty performance. First unveiled at the Honda RevFest in August, the Honda’s new CB Hornet rivals the Yamaha FZ Version 2.0, Suzuki Gixxer 160 and others in its league. Just so you know, the ‘Hornet’ is a quite popular Honda brand name that has several motorcycles ranging from 250cc to 900cc, and for the first time this name will be used for a low capacity bike.

Honda CB Hornet 160R Special Edition Orange

Talking about India-spec model, this CB Hornet is powered by a 162.71cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that is good for 15.6bhp and 14.76Nm of torque. For transmitting power to wheels, this engine is paired to a 5-speed gearbox. If media reports are to be believed, Honda is also considering a fully-faired motorcycle based on the CB Hornet. Also Read: Honda CB Shine SP Price, Specs, Mileage & Pictures

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R Price in India

CB Hornet 160R STDRs 82,095
CB Hornet 160R CBSRs 86,595

This bike is available in two versions – Std and CBS (Combi-brake System) – priced at Rs 82,095 and Rs 86,595 respectively. All the prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R Specifications & Mileage

Engine162.71cc single-cylinder, air-cooled
Maximum Power15.6bhp @ 8,500rpm
Maximum Torque14.76Nm @ 6,500rpm
Transmission5-speed manual
Top Speed110kmph
Mileage59kmpl (claimed)

The all-new CB Hornet 160R is powered by a 162.71cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that is claimed to deliver the class-leading power and a good low end torque. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 15.6bhp at 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 14.76Nm at 6,500rpm. A 5-speed gearbox with 1-down-4 up shift pattern transfers the drive via chain drive. It is claimed to have a top speed of 110kmph. Thanks to Honda Eco Technology (HET), the new Hornet 160R is claimed to offer a “high acceleration” and sporty performance. This system reduces engine weight and friction, and improves its fuel efficiency. It is claimed to return an ARAI-certified mileage of 59kmpl.

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R Design

The CB Hornet 160R shares some of its design cues with the CX-01 concept, which was showcased at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo. The bike sits on a tubular diamond frame, and features halogen headlamp with minimal fairing, muscular fuel tank, high-mounted handlebar, a black centre piece and plastic side cowls. It also gets highlighted knee recesses, a single piece seat, electric starter and fully digital instrument console.

Other design elements include a silver tailpiece, split grab rails, multi-spoke alloy wheels with black coat, dual-tone front mud-guard, clearshort silencer and X-shaped LED taillights. It is assembled with 17-inch multispoke alloy wheels that are shod with 100/80-17 and 140/70-17 front and rear tubeless tyres respectively. It comes equipped with telescopic front fork and semi-loaded rear mono suspension system. Its braking system comprised of front and rear disc brakes, coupled with Honda’s CBS (Combi braking system).

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R Colours

The naked streetfighter is available in four paint jobs – Striking Green, Mars Orange, Athletic Blue Metallic and Sports Red.

2017 Honda CB Hornet 160R Dimensions

DimensionsCB Hornet 160R
Length2,041mm
Width783mm
Height1,067mm
Wheelbase1,345mm
Ground Clearance164mm
Fuel Tank12-litres
Kerb Weight140kg (Std) & 142kg (CBS)

This naked streetfighter measures 2,041mm in length, 783mm in width and 1,067mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,345mm. The bike comes with a ground clearance of 164mm, which is more than sufficient to tackle Indian road conditions. While the standard model weighs 140kg, the CBS equipped model weighs 142kg

Honda CB Hornet 160R Other Details

Suspension

Front – Telescopic fork
Rear – Semi-loaded mono

Braking System

Front – Disc
Rear – Disc
Combi braking system

Tyre Size
Front – 100/80-17 (Tubeless)
Rear – 140/70-17 (Tubeless)

Key Features

– Headlamp with minimal fairing
– Muscular fuel tank
– High-mounted handlebar
– Black centre piece and plastic side cowls
– Highlighted knee recesses
– Dual-tone front mud-guard
– Single piece seat
– Silver tailpiece
– Split grab rails
– Short silencer
– X-shaped LED taillights

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97 Comments

  1. Prabu

    November 17, 2015 at 8:10 PMNov

    Nice to know about release date… could someone provide Mileage details after riding bike

    • Editorial Team

      IndiaCarNews

      December 7, 2015 at 8:10 PMDec

      We’ll update you on this as soon as we ride it.

      • Gaurav

        January 7, 2016 at 8:10 PMJan

        please compare with pulsur 150 AS, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZR

  2. nuwan

    December 25, 2015 at 8:10 PMDec

    When is this bike coming sri lanka….

    • faizan khan

      January 15, 2016 at 8:10 AMJan

      No only india

  3. dinesh kumar

    January 7, 2016 at 8:10 PMJan

    whats mean combi braking system?

    • param

      January 8, 2016 at 8:10 PMJan

      A combined braking system (CBS), also called linked braking system (LBS), is a system for linking front and rear brakes on a motorcycle or scooter.[1] In this system, the rider’s action of depressing one of the brake levers applies both front and rear brakes

    • sagar kumbhare

      June 20, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

      frind, i hate honda bike & tvs apache rtr old look gret & good looking horse power racing bike in india no.1

  4. Biker

    January 22, 2016 at 8:10 PMJan

    Man.. it is carburetor based.!! Don’t want. thanks.

  5. Ashok Kumar

    January 29, 2016 at 8:10 PMJan

    I need to know, in real world Honda cb hornet 160R mileage details on city road and high-way roads.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 27, 2016 at 8:10 AMApr

      Hi Ashok

      The CB Hornet 160R delivers around 40kmpl in city and close to 45kmpl on highways.

      • thejas

        June 19, 2016 at 8:10 AMJun

        I’m getting 56in city and 58 in highway the best bike I used ever., tks Honda For the wonderful machine .. It Thrills beyond 5000rpm ..

  6. girish

    February 3, 2016 at 8:10 PMFeb

    What showroom price in Mumbai

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

      Ex-showroom Mumbai prices for STD and CBS variants are Rs 84,469 an Rs 89,094 respectively.

  7. Halchal raza

    February 10, 2016 at 8:10 AMFeb

    Very good looking byk harnet

  8. Amrit agarwal

    February 22, 2016 at 8:10 AMFeb

    Back seat ko thora high m rakhna chaheye tha aur feature honi chaheye like pass light , small led on head lamp , sensor on stand , dual indicator blinking , speed more than 135lkmph , light on no. plate ,dashing look & most important safety sensor

  9. kevin

    February 25, 2016 at 8:10 PMFeb

    please share the average of bike ?..

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      February 28, 2016 at 8:10 AMFeb

      Hi Kevin

      The CB Hornet 160R is claimed to return 59kmpl of fuel efficiency.

  10. jerlina

    February 27, 2016 at 8:10 PMFeb

    Nice bike.. my husband bought it…

  11. Azam

    February 27, 2016 at 8:10 PMFeb

    What is on road milage ( average )??
    City …..?
    Highway….?
    Common…..?
    Thanx

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      February 27, 2016 at 8:10 PMFeb

      Hi Azam

      The Honda CB Hornet 160R is claimed to return 59kmpl of fuel efficiency. In real condition, the bike deliver close to 50kmpl.

  12. Gaurav singh Rajput

    March 10, 2016 at 8:10 AMMar

    ya nice bike . . . .
    i bought . . ..
    riding is so light, and after riding i got average . . .45 kmpl
    NOT BAD . . .

  13. B.R.Sumesh

    March 10, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

    what is the exact mileage of the bike,how is the performance,what is the total price for bike in coimbatore?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 12, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

      Hi Sumesh

      The bike will return close to 45kmpl in real condition.

  14. Koushal

    March 13, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

    Hornet 160r ka milenge apache rtr 160 se jyada he kya…..

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 14, 2016 at 8:10 AMMar

      Hi Koushal

      Both bikes delivers a mileage close to 50kmpl. However, Hornet 160R with HET technology gives a slightly improved efficiency.

  15. Koushal

    March 13, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

    Het technology kya hai….

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 14, 2016 at 8:10 AMMar

      Hi Koushal

      The HET refers to Honda Eco Technology, which enhances the overall fuel efficiency of the bike. This technology reduces friction, improves combustion and optimized transmission in Honda engine that contributes to its better mileage.

  16. Anurag

    March 17, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

    is it availabe in raipur chhattisgarh??

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 17, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

      Hi Anurag,

      The CB Hornet 160R is available in Raipur. It will cost you between Rs 90,000 – Rs 95,000 (on-road) in Raipur.

  17. Navneet Singh

    March 18, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

    Plz tell me actually mileage of this honda hornet bike

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 19, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

      Hi Navneet

      The Hornet 160R will give you close to 40-45kmpl of mileage in real conditions.

    • Raj Patel

      April 13, 2016 at 8:10 AMApr

      50-52 mileage of this honda hornet bike

  18. MMS

    March 19, 2016 at 8:10 AMMar

    Hornet’s solid mileage?
    Road price in chennai?
    Which is the best either unicorn160 or hornet?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      March 19, 2016 at 8:10 PMMar

      Hi MMS

      The Honda Hornet 160R returns close to 40-45kmpl of fuel efficiency in real conditions. It is priced at INR 90,000 (on-road Chennai). We would suggest you to go for Hornet as it has better braking mechanism and initial revs compared to Unicorn 160.

  19. alwin

    March 27, 2016 at 8:10 AMMar

    is it possible for carrying ladies?
    (they sit with their legs on one side of bike)

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 2, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Alwin

      The CB Hornet 160R is a very practical bike and has offer decent space for a lady pillion to seat comfortably.

  20. supartha

    April 7, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

    cb hornet or suzuki gixxer sf?
    which one best?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi Suparth

      While the Gixxer SF is a fully faired bike, the Hornet is a naked streefighter. When it comes to ride, we suggest you to go for Gixxer.

  21. Nitish kumar

    April 7, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

    Kya ye bike Bihar Jharkhand me uplabdh hai kya…… ya fir kab tak hogi aur price

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi Nitish

      Yeah bike bihar or jharkhand me uplabdh. Aap apne nazdeeki Honda dealer k yaha jakar book karwa sakte ho.

  22. utpal boruah.assam

    April 19, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

    nice bike…I brought it..after riding I got 50kmpl

    Nice…

  23. dinesh

    April 20, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

    on road price for coimbtore how much

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 28, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi Dinesh

      The bike will cost you Rs. 89,775 in Coimbatore (on-road).

  24. E.jaganathan

    April 24, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

    Honda cb horn bike milage 60 kilometer per hour you can be increase. This is hole indian people requesting please consider

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi

      The CB Hornet 160R is powered by a 150cc engine, and is claimed to return close to 45-50kmpl. It is very hard to extract a fuel efficiency of around 60kmpl from a 150cc bike.

  25. Ram

    April 25, 2016 at 8:10 AMApr

    what colour is best for hornet
    black, red or orange

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi Ram

      It solely depends upon you. The bike looks good in orange and black shade.

  26. tharindu

    April 26, 2016 at 8:10 AMApr

    this bike coming sri Lanka?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      April 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMApr

      Hi Tharindu

      The company is yet to announce their plans of launching the CB Hornet 160R in Sri Lanka. Though, the company might start exporting the bike to Sri Lanka in near future. Stay tuned to IndiaCarNews for more details on the same.

  27. Arindam

    May 14, 2016 at 8:10 AMMay

    Can u tell me what is the on road price of this bike( single disc) in kolkata??

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 14, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Arindam

      The CB Hornet 160R will cost you around Rs. 91,500, on-road Kolkata.

  28. Debashish

    May 18, 2016 at 8:10 AMMay

    Iam confused between Apache rtr 180 & Honda cb hornet ….which is best

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Debashish

      We suggest you to go for Apache RTR 180 over CB Hornet, as the Apache is more powerful than the 160R and offers better riding experience.

  29. PrakalpD

    May 18, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

    Please help me to know, which bike is best fzs version 2.0 or honda cb hornet 160r.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Prakalp

      We suggest you to go for Yamaha FZs 2.0; however, CB Hornet 160R is also a decent product to ride home.

  30. Pankaj Rj

    May 18, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

    ths bike is superb but the price is too high than the competitors in delhi and the price of this bike can be slightly down or not if the price cut so it would be great.

  31. mangal choudhary

    May 20, 2016 at 8:10 AMMay

    Can you tell me hornet on road price in Nagpur ( signal disc )?
    & suggest color

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Mangal

      The CB Hornet 160R will cost you around Rs. 92,000, on-road Nagpur. We suggest you to go for Orange shade.

  32. juganta

    May 20, 2016 at 8:10 AMMay

    It is available in guwahati, assam?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Juganta

      The CB Hornet 160R is already on sale in the country. We suggest you to visit nearest Honda dealership to book one.

  33. MADHAN

    May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

    can you tell what is the on road price in chennai with single disc..

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 21, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Madhav

      The CB Hornet 160R will cost you around INR 90,000, on-road Chennai.

  34. samir

    May 23, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

    Honda horney 250cc ka price kya hai india may??

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 24, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Samir

      The Hornet is only available with 160cc engine; the company is yet to launch the 250cc version in the country.

  35. ashish

    May 24, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

    Is hornet 160r tough & strong because i want to drive at offroad??

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      May 24, 2016 at 8:10 PMMay

      Hi Ashish

      The Hornet 160R is basically a streetfighter and it is only good for city and highway roads.

  36. Ashish

    June 10, 2016 at 8:10 AMJun

    Which is more fuel efficient bike hornet 160r or apache 160?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      June 10, 2016 at 8:10 AMJun

      Both the bikes return almsot equal mileage of 45-50kmpl.

  37. gavit isvan nandurbar

    June 14, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    Nice looking and powerful bike but back seat ki lambai 2inch jyada honi chahiye thi aur belly pan pahale se fitting hoti to our jyada look ata

  38. Sangamesh V V

    June 22, 2016 at 8:10 AMJun

    Review after 2 weeks of use
    Nice look, awesome response and easy handling compared to FZ in the corners as well.

    Well I’m getting 42-45 KMPL of mileage as of now. The bike has got awesome structure. You will fall in love if you ride this.

  39. j.m.Das

    June 24, 2016 at 8:10 AMJun

    Hornet 160 cc bike to mast hi lkin ek kami hi isme ..leg guard nhi hi…bakee sb ok…

  40. shashi

    June 25, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    6 feet hight ke person ko comfort he kya

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      June 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

      Ji bahut se 6 feet ke log bhi is gaadi ko comfortably chala rahe hain. Phir bhi aap ek baar iska test ride le lijiye apna comfort level check karne ke liye.

  41. shubham

    June 25, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    i want to buy but i have back pain it is safe like cb trigar what is prce in belgaum

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      June 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

      The on-road price in Belgaum should be around Rs 95,000.

  42. shivam

    June 25, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    full rural road me kitna milage degi hornet

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      June 27, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

      On an average 45-47kmpl ke aas paas hona chahiye. Par mileage road condition ke alawa, us gaadi ki maintenance aur chalane wale ke tareeke pe bhi depend karti hai.

  43. Harsh singh

    June 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    Which one will be better hornet,Bajajv,gixxer sf orFZ 2.0

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      July 14, 2016 at 8:10 PMJul

      Of these four pick either the Gixxer or the FZ 2.0.

  44. Harsh singh

    June 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

    Which one should I buy hornett,gixxer sf,Bajaj v ,FZ 2.0 for riding in off-road,highway or fuel efficiency and pickup

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      June 26, 2016 at 8:10 PMJun

      You can pick either the Gixxer SF or Yamaha FZ 2.0. Both will easily return around 45-50kmpl mileage.

  45. Soumya

    July 1, 2016 at 8:10 AMJul

    I want ABS in hornet

  46. nagarjun suryawanshi

    July 2, 2016 at 8:10 AMJul

    The price of hornet CBS and std too?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      July 2, 2016 at 8:10 PMJul

      Which city?

  47. nagarjun

    July 2, 2016 at 8:10 AMJul

    Plz tell me theon road price of cb 160r hornet std and cbs too in kinwat tq.kinwat dist.nanded and

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      July 2, 2016 at 8:10 PMJul

      In Nanded, it will cost you between Rs 89,800 to Rs 94,600 (on-road)

  48. sipun

    July 6, 2016 at 8:10 PMJul

    what is the price of hornet 160 in bbsr

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      July 6, 2016 at 8:10 PMJul

      Which city?

  49. Abhaysen

    August 25, 2016 at 8:10 AMAug

    Best bike i ever used upto 160cc. I have psn black cbs. I got above 53kmpl (above 60-70 kmph).Thanks to HONDA for this amazing product. Only problem i felt is the absence of ladies footrest.

  50. Kumar Mayank

    August 26, 2016 at 8:10 AMAug

    Silencer to ekdum faltu hai, Waist of money, No problem, There is TVS Apache RTR 200 4V With ABS, Fi & Split Seat & Great Dual Silencer, Zabardast bike of TVS

  51. Deepak

    October 23, 2016 at 8:10 AMOct

    Meri bike divali me ane vaali h .

    And mere friend ne bike hornet li h. So mine bike ki raiding dekhi its good.
    Iske baad hi mine hornet lene ki sochli.

    But muze lgtaa h ki jo new colors me jo bike ai h. Bike kaa standard fall kar rhaa h . like green black combination.

  52. Deepak

    October 23, 2016 at 8:10 AMOct

    Standard ki baat kre to abhi bhi cb unicorn 150 hi sbse aage h.

    Q ki uskaa color simple h .

    Or hornet kaa bhi standard badh rhaa h. But abhi jo new colors ke bje se its fall.

    Muze simple color sport read milne bohot tklif mili

  53. Kundan pe singh

    October 23, 2016 at 8:10 AMOct

    Please suggest 80 thousands to 1lakh best bike……

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      October 24, 2016 at 8:10 PMOct

      Hi Kundan

      You can go for Yamaha FZ or Suzuki Gixxer. Both bikes will cost you less than Rs 1 lakh.

  54. Sachin Prajapati

    November 30, 2016 at 8:10 AMNov

    HI,

    Appreciate your replies on every comment
    I just wanted to know that what is the waiting period in Mumbai.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team

      November 30, 2016 at 8:10 PMNov

      Hi Sachin

      The new Hornet 160R commands a waiting period of around 1 week to 4 week.

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