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Honda CB Hornet 160R

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Rs.86,500 - 94,608*
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Key Specs of CB Hornet 160R

Engine162.71 cc
Mileage42.85 kmpl
Maximum Speed115 Kmph
Power15.09 PS
BrakesDouble Disc
Cooling SystemAir Cooled

Honda CB Hornet 160R Highlights

The Honda CB Hornet 160R has been updated with ABS to comply with the recent government safety norms. On the design front, the bike features a new all-LED headlamp unit, LED tail light and a full-digital instrument console. The CB Hornet 160R also gets fresh new graphics and a new colour option: Dazzle Yellow Metallic. Mechanically, though, the bike remains unchanged. 

 

The CB Hornet 160R draws power from a 162.71cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled BSIV-compliant HET (Honda Eco Technology) engine. It produces a maximum power of 15.9PS at 8500rpm and a peak torque of 14.78Nm at 6500rpm. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox and returns a company-claimed fuel efficiency of 42.85kmpl. 

 

Suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks at the front and a rear monoshock unit. In terms of braking, the standard variant gets a 276mm front disc and a 130mm rear drum, while top-spec variants are equipped with 276mm front and 220mm rear disc brakes. Speaking of variants, the Honda CB Hornet 160R gets four: standard (Rs 86,500), CBS (Rs 91,000, ABS (Rs 92,000) and the top-end ABS Deluxe (Rs 94,500, all ex-showroom Delhi). It rivals the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160, the Yamaha FZ-S and the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in India. 

Honda CB Hornet 160R Pros and Cons

BikeDekho Verdict
BikeDekho Verdict:
The CB Hornet is a sporty alternative to the reliable Honda CB Unicorn

Things We Like in CB Hornet 160R

  • Agressive styling
  • Combined braking system with rear disc rotor enhances sharp braking
  • Responsive handling around corners
  • Smooth engine

Things We Don't Like in CB Hornet 160R

  • Switchgear feels dated
  • Speedometer console could have been better designed
  • Engine kill switch missing
  • Stiff ride

CB Hornet 160R Price List (Variants)

CB Hornet 160R STD162.71 ccRs.86,500
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CB Hornet 160R CBS42.85 kmpl, 162.71 ccRs.91,000
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CB Hornet 160R STD ABS42.85 kmpl, 162.71 ccRs.92,108
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CB Hornet 160R ABS DLX42.85 kmpl, 162.71 ccRs.94,608
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*Ex-showroom price in Delhi

Honda CB Hornet 160R Mileage

Honda CB Hornet 160R gives a mileage of 42.85 kmpl as claimed by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).

ARAICityHighwayOverall
42.85 kmpl-52 kmpl-

CB Hornet 160R User Reviews

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  • Extraordinary breaking power.....

    If you own this you are the KING breaking power and milage...and grip...i owned cbs model...superb..

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    Sujan
    On: Jun 23, 2019 | 8 Views
  • AWESOME BIKE OF HONDA, HONDA.....

    The full power packed and the best design and successful bike of the decade in Honda under 160 cc. INDIA PRIDE

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    K CHANDRAYA REDDY
    On: Jun 22, 2019 | 15 Views
  • Nice Bike

    Good bike, mileage is super with no noise and looking is sporty, nice bike overall Honda Hornet is the best bike.

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    Anonymous
    On: Jun 19, 2019 | 9 Views
  • Love it's performance good.....

    The nice bike I ride it's performance very well. Love Honda bike was so good looking. I'm reached in highway 110 above.....Read More

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    Hemanth
    On: Jun 15, 2019 | 189 Views
  • Great bike to any youngster

    Worth buying it ...love the engine..design..graphics.The engine kill switch is not there but doesn't require. Fuel.....Read More

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    Ankur
    On: Jun 14, 2019 | 148 Views
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  • An Awesome Pick for a Middle.....

    The Bike is a real fun to ride. It gives you that eye-candy feeling. Everyone ask you about the price, mileage. You can.....Read More

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    Unmesh Gavade
    On: Apr 12, 2016 | 25650 Views
  • A ride with Honda Hornet 160r

    I bought this bike one month back and drove nearly 1000 kms. I had one long drive also about 300 kms. It's very.....Read More

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    Srini
    On: Apr 12, 2016 | 20289 Views
  • Do not buy this bike,.....

    I bought this bike a year back and now i rode near about 18,000 kms, my over all experience is very bad, the look of.....Read More

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    Abey Thomas
    On: May 16, 2017 | 12569 Views
  • Honda Hornet is a damn good.....

    this is a very good bike. good pickup with a good mileage of 45-48 kmpl. i have drive bike at 105 kmph and the got a.....Read More

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    Mitul Choudhary
    On: Mar 19, 2016 | 11775 Views
  • Excellent bike

    1) when I bought this bike and start riding on road every one asking details about bike and saying wowwww very.....Read More

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    Bharadwaj
    On: Feb 06, 2016 | 11133 Views
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Recently asked questions about Honda CB Hornet 160R

  • Q.

    My height is 6.1feet and weight is 48kgs. Will that be enough to handle or bear the bike or not?

    • on 20 Jun 2019

    The Honda CB Hornet 160R has a seat height of 790 mm which might be comfortable for you. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride of the bike so that you may get acquainted with the comfort, features and ride quality of the bike.Click here for the dealership: click here

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  • Q.

    I will be riding on hilly region mostly so which bike do you suggest Honda Hornet or Xblade?

    • on 11 Jun 2019

    Honda XBlade and CB Hornet 160R are powered by the same 162.71 cc single cylinder, 4 Stroke, SI engine yet, the engine in CB Hornet 160R is more refined and generates more power as well. So, for the hilly areas, you require more power and torque thus the CB Hornet 160R could be a better option. The CB Hornet 160R generates 15.09 PS of power and 14.5 Nm of peak torque. For more, follow the given link to check out the ride review by our experts: click here

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    What is the difference between std ABS and Delux ABS?

    • on 28 May 2019

    The major difference between the two variants of Honda CB Hornet 160R is the STD ABS has a single-channel ABS with the disc brake in front only whereas the DLX ABS has single-channel ABS with front and rear disc brake.

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  • Q.

    Available in white colour?

    • on 24 May 2019

    As of now, the bike isn't available in the white colour as of now.

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    What is the difference between ABS and CBS?

    • on 22 Apr 2019

    ABS stands for Anti Lock Breaking System. In the case of panic breaking the if you apply the break will be applied in 15 times in a sec. To stop skidding of the bike. In motorcycle there are two types of ABS are there 1) single channel anti-lock braking system 2) dual channel anti-lock braking systemWhereas CBS stands for the Combined braking system. Whenever you press the rear break in some proportion front brake is also being applied for better braking power. Read more Anti Lock Braking System (ABS) And Combi Brake System (CBS) - The Difference:- click here

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    Can I buy Honda CB Hornet 160R without license?

    • on 16 Apr 2019

    Please contact your nearest RTO department for the assistance regarding your query as they might be the better persons to help you.

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CB Hornet 160R Expert Review

The new Honda CB Hornet 160R now comes with a new LED headlamp, redesigned digital instrument console and a single channel ABS unit. The Hornet 160R features an agressive design thanks to its trapezoidal headlamp, large tank with edgy extensions, the petite split grab rails and the X-shaped LED tail lamp. The redesigned all-digital instrument console gets silver trim and looks sporty now. The quality, fit and finish are also as per Honda’s quality standards.

The Honda CB Hornet 160R gets the same engine as the Honda Unicorn 160. However, the 162.7cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine is tuned to produce a higher power output of 15.9PS at 8500rpm, while peak torque of 14.8 Nm is generated at 6500rpm. The HET-equipped engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Equipped with Honda’s combi-braking system (CBS), braking duties are managed by a 276mm petal disc up front and a 220mm petal disc at the rear. A single channel ABS unit cones standard in top variants.

The Honda CB Hornet 160R delivers a company claimed mileage of 60kmpl.

 

Priced at Rs 81,863 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the STD variant, the Honda CB Hornet 160R competes with the Suzuki Gixxer, Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 and Yamaha FZ V2.0

Design and Features

Honda CB Hornet 160R is designed while keeping in mind the concept of CX-01, which was first showcased in 2014 Auto Expo. The front profile of the bike is equipped with an edgy LED headlamp section at the front with clear lens turning indicators. Further, it has a dual tone shade front mudguard and muscular fuel tank. Its fuel tank is precisely chiselled which look amazing with the tank shrouds and offers an excellent riding posture to the rider. The bike comes with a single split seat that proves itself as a handy feature to the rider as well as pillion. Coming to the rear, It has an X-shaped tail light and LED tail lights. Its redesigned instrument console is purely digital which consists of speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, odometer, fuel gauge and low fuel and oil indicator lights.

Braking and Handling

Honda CB Hornet 160R is designed on a tubular diamond frame. It runs on 17-inch wide tubeless tyres that are mounted over elegant alloy wheels. The braking duties are carried out by drum brakes at both, front and rear end. Furthermore, the bike is furnished with a suspension system that includes telescopic forks at the front and spring loaded hydraulic type (mono shock) at the rear. To enhance the braking ability, the higher variants get a single channel ABS unit while the lower ones come with Honda’s CBS (Combi Braking System).

Safety and Features

Honda CB Hornet 160R is furnished with an all-LED headlamp that illuminates the road well in nights and dark areas. The tail lamp too gets the LED treatment. Higher variants get a single-channel ABS while the lower variants get Honda’s Combi Braking System (CBS).

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