Honda CBR 250 R

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Rs 1,59,543 - 1,90,474


Bike Discontinued in December , 2023

Key Specs

249.6 ccEngine
29 KmplMileage
135 KmphTop Speed
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Honda CBR 250 R Highlights

19 February 2016: Apart from the concept models, NAVi and Goldwing at the 2016 Auto Expo, one more noteworthy thing to look at in the Honda's pavilion was Honda CBR250R. It is an another machine in company’s series of prime sports bike, CBR series and powering the bike is a 250cc engine. The bike is available in Standard, ABS and Repsol special edition. It is the second most affordable superbike from the stable of this bike maker, which is priced in the range of Rs. 1,59,000 to Rs. 1,87,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). 

CBR 250 R Bike Price and Variants

VariantCBR 250 R StandardCBR 250 R STD TricolorCBR 250 R ABS Tricolor
Ex-Showroom Price1,59,543 1,59,569 1,90,211
Start MechanismSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only Self Start Only
Front BrakeDiscDisc Disc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc Disc
Tyre & WheelAlloyAlloy Alloy
Available Colour(s)NANA NA

Honda CBR 250 R Specifications


Mileage29 Kmpl
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Wheel TypeAlloy
StartingSelf Start Only
Fuel Capacity13 Ltrs
Engine TypeLiquid Cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
Displacement249.6 cc
Maximum Speed135 Kmph
Gear Box6 Speed
Fuel TypePetrol

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeLiquid Cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
Displacement249.6 cc
Mileage29 Kmpl
Maximum Power26.15 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque22.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
StartingSelf Start Only
Maximum Speed135 Kmph
Cooling SystemLiquid Cooled
Gear Box6 Speed
ClutchWet, Multi Plate
No. of Cylinders1
Drive TypeSealed Chain Drive
Valves (per cylinder)4
Bore76 mm
Stroke55 mm
Supply SystemFuel Injection
Transmission TypeManual

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre Size

Front :-110/70 - 17,

Rear :-140/70 - 17

Tyre TypeTubeless
Radial TyresYes
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)29 psi
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)29 psi
Front Brake Diameter296 mm
Rear Brake Diameter220 mm

Features and Safety

Body GraphicsYes
Carry HookNo
Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Seat TypeSplit
ConsoleAnalogue and Digital
Passenger BackrestNo
Step-up SeatYes
Passenger FootrestYes
Underseat StorageNo
Distance to Empty IndicatorNo

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis/FrameTwin Spar
Front SuspensionTelescopic
Rear SuspensionSpring Loaded Hydraulic Type (Monoshock)


Length2032 mm
Height1127 mm
Width720 mm
Ground Clearance145 mm
Saddle Height780 mm
Kerb Weight163 Kgs
Wheelbase1367 mm
Fuel Capacity13 Ltrs


IgnitionDigital ECU Based
Head Lamp12 V - 60 / 55 W
Tail LampLED
Turn Signal LampBulb
Pass SwitchYes
Projector HeadlightNo
Battery TypeMaintenance Free
Battery Capacity12 V - 6 Ah
Low Fuel IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYes
LED Tail LightYes

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  • The honda CBR250

    Dec 10, 2015 by brij bhushan kushwah

    The CBR250 is Honda's flagship model in India, realeased inn 2011 and still going strong as one of India's most popular sport bikes. The term'sport bike' may be misleading, as the CBR is more inclined towards touring than towards..........Read more

  • My classy CBR Sport Bike

    Oct 7, 2015 by SURAJ KANDI

    My first impression at first glance is quiet Impressive.I was like totally in unconditional love with CBR 250 R .I felt it is up to my Budget that I can spend on it.The CBR 250R closely follows the style of the VFR1200F. The dome curves & side..........Read more

  • Cheap Quality Poor Service Support

    Feb 20, 2016 by mohit jain

    In the name of latest technology and designs honda is giving poorly built and cheap quality products not even able to perform in real Indian road conditions the service centers lack necessary tools, equipments and trained technicians to repair these..........Read more

  • Awesome features gives a dignified experience

    Oct 4, 2015 by Tejas Shah

    Following are the reasons I like / dislike the bike along with its features” 1. It gives a fatigue-free riding that has to be attributed to the Honda’s fantastically configured ergonomics suited for fast paced sport-touring. 2...........Read more

Honda CBR 250 R Expert Review

Honda’s premium sportbike series, CBR, now enter the entry-level segment of bikes in India with the introduction of Honda CBR250R. With its launch, manufacturer created opportunities for the Indian riders to experience the heavenly feel of riding a CBR model at such an affordable price. Honda released the bike in India focussing on the youth who want a package that includes pleasing power with magnetic looks. The much-awaited bike nows comes with a special edition as well.

Honda CBR250R is powered by a 249cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine which is mated to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox. The engine produces an impressive power of 26bhp at 8500rpm with a peak torque of 22.9Nm at 7500rpm. The four-valve engine functions through PGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection System).

Honda CBR250R is crafted on a Diamond frame with truss structure. The bike comes equipped with 110/70-17 front and 140/70-17 rear sized tubeless tyres respectively. The braking duties of the machine are carried out by 296mm front and 226mm rear disc brakes that are coupled with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). It has telescopic suspension at the front and pro-link adjustable monoshock at the rear.

Honda CBR250R also shares its sporty full front cowling with its younger mate, CBR150R. The split seat incorporated in the bike looks stunning. The all-black coated exhaust with its pentagonal section enhances its aggressive nature. The instrument console with blue-backlight displays digital speedometer, analogue tachometer and twin tripmeters.

Coming to the rear, the bike features a pointed tail lamp with clear lens indicators. The split-seats with grab rail for the pillion rider and a smart rear end further enhances the appeal of the bike. The overall looks and dynamics of Honda CBR250R are truly inspired from experience of the race tracks. With Honda’s footprint in the 250cc class, it now aims to serve every sports-bike segment in India. 

Honda CBR 250R is an entry-level performance bike gets its appearance inspired by the legendary CBR series. The main attraction of the machine is its full front fairing and sporty rear end. With the body of a supersports bike, this little CBR is crafted on a Diamond frame with Truss structure that keeps the stability intact in various riding conditions. The motorcycle is made run on 110/70-17-inch front and 140/70-17-inch rear tubeless tyres. The 5-spoke alloy wheels encircled with the tyres sport 296mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc brake at the rear. The braking system is responsive and effective with the incorporation of Combined Anti-lock braking system.

The suspensions of the machine tick telescopic forks for the front section and monoshock absorber for the rear portion. The overall dimensions achieved with the bike are 2032mm x 720mm x 1127mm (l x w x h). With a wheelbase of 1367mm and a minimum ground clearance of 145mm, the bike is ready to roll on the Indian terrains. The kerb weight is 163kg, which is easy to handle for the rider. The aggressive fuel tank design comes along 13 liter of storage capacity. The bike sports split seat, split grab rails, stylish muffler and honeycomb cut tail light lens design that makes it totally worth spending the money it asks for.

The instrument cluster of the machine is equipped with a digital and an analog unit that sport speedometer, clock, fuel level, engine temperature, trip meter and other tell tales. The bike is available in Cynos Grey, Pearl Sunbeam White, Sports Red and CBR Repsol. 

Honda CBR 250R is propelled by a 249.6cc, air-cooled, 4-valve, DOHC, 4-stroke, SI engine that incorporates PGM-FI, which smoothens power delivery and throttle response. The motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox that performs one down and all up gear shift patterns. The mill is tuned to churn out a maximum power of 26.15bhp at 8,500rpm with a peak torque of 22.9Nm at 7,000rpm. With these values, the machine can touch a top speed of 135kmph. Viscous paper filter has been bestowed to the engine that keeps its maintenance low and pocket friendly. 

The fat rear tyre of the machine is equipped with sound braking system that consists of disc brakes at both the ends and Combined Anti-lock braking system. Therefore, rider has ample amount of power to stop the machine in time. The riding position of this sports bike is quite comfortable and with a good seat height riders find it easy to handle and steer in city. 

Honda CBR 250R is equipped with combined anti-lock braking system that enables rider to stop the machine easily and hassle free. The system reduces the chances of skidding and helps the rider control the situation well. The rear tyre, which is fat enough provides ample of traction and keeps the rider confident while cornering. 

CBR 250 R Mileage and Running Cost

City Mileage of Honda CBR 250 R

29 Kmpl

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CBR 250 R Colors

There are 6 variant(s) available. ​Honda CBR 250 R comes in 6 different colour(s) - CBR Repsol, Black, Sports Red, Pearl Sunbeam White, Sports Red, Pearl Amazing White. There are 6 variants starting from Rs. 1,74,944 onwards.

  • CBR Repsol
  • Black
  • Sports Red
  • Pearl Sunbeam White
  • Sports Red
  • Pearl Amazing White

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