Honda is one of the most popular sports bike manufacturers in the world. The Honda CBR125R is the smallest bike from the prestigious CBR line-up. Its design is inspired by its bigger sibling the Honda CBR 150R. It is a perfect entry-level supersport bike for beginners. Here is everything you need to know like the CBR 125 price, specs, mileage, top speed and images.
Honda CBR125R Price, Specifications, Features & Images
Colours & Images
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|Model Name||Honda CBR125R|
|Colours||1. Pearl White|
2. Repsol Orange
- Stylish Fully-Faired Design
- Fuel-Injected Engine
- Clip-On Handlebars
- Front & Rear Disc Brakes
- Comfortable Step Up Seats
- Alloy Wheels
- Multi-Function Digital Instrument Console
- Twin Spar Steel Frame
Pros & Cons
- Good Looking Sporty Design
- Powerful 1-Cylinder Engine
- Solid Build Quality
- Comfortable Riding Ergonomics
- Refined Motor
- No LED Headlamps
Honda CBR125R Specifications
Engine & Transmission
|Engine||Single-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SOHC|
|No. Of Cylinders||1|
|Valves Per Cylinder||2|
|Bore x Stroke||58 x 47.2mm|
|Fuel Supply||PGM-FI Electronic Fuel Injection|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooling|
|Clutch||Wet Multiplate, Coil Spring|
Performance, Mileage & Top Speed
|Maximum Power||13.1 HP @ 10,000 RPM|
|Peak Torque||10.4 NM @ 8,000 RPM|
|Top Speed||115 km/h|
|0-100 KMPH*||14 s|
Chassis & Suspension
|Chassis||Pentagonal Steel Twin Spar|
|Front Suspension||31 mm Telescopic Forks|
|Rear Suspension||Mono-shock Damper|
|Front Wheel Travel||120 mm|
|Rear Wheel Travel||126 mm|
Brakes & Tyres
|Front Brakes||276 mm 2-Piston Callipers Disc|
|Rear Brakes||220 mm 1-Piston Callipers Disc|
|ABS / CBS||None|
|Kerb Weight||137 Kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13 Litres|
|Oil Tank Capacity||1.3 Litres|
|Ground Clearance||185 mm|
|Seat Height||795 mm|
|Overall Length||1,946 mm|
|Overall Width||704 mm|
|Overall Height||1,089 mm|
Battery & Lighting
|Battery Type||12V 5 Ah|
|Headlamps||55W H4 Halogen|
|AHO (Auto Headlamps On)||No|
Instrument Cluster Features
|Low Fuel Warning||Yes|
|Gear Position Indicator||No|
|Gear Shift Light||Yes|
|ABS Warning Light||No|
Comfort & Convenience Features
|Type Of Seat||Split Seats|
|Engine Kill Switch||Yes|
Honda CBR125R Overview
Design & Styling
The Honda CBR125R comes with a fully-faired body. It gets a sharp-looking halogen headlamp and a tall visor that protect against wind blast. The side fairing looks good and boasts the CBR insignia. It gets a muscular fuel tank and split step-up seats that give the CBR 125 a sporty look. It is available in three colour options but the Repsol edition paint scheme looks the best.
Engine & Performance
It is powered by a 124.7cc single-cylinder, SOHC, 4-stroke engine. The Honda CBR125R produces 13.1 HP of maximum power at 10,000 RPM and 10.4 Nm of peak torque at 8,000 RPM. The engine is liquid-cooled and It uses a programmed fuel-injection technology for fuel supply. It comes mated to a six-speed transmission like its street sibling the Honda CB125R. The CBR 125 has a top speed of 115 km/h and it returns a mileage of 43 kmpl.
Frame, Brakes & Suspension
Honda CBR125R is based on a pentagonal steel twin-spar frame that is very lightweight and stable. It comes fitted with 276mm 2-Piston callipers disc brakes at the front wheel and 220mm 1-Piston callipers disc brakes at the rear wheel. The suspension duties are taken care of by 31mm telescopic front forks and a hydraulic rear mono-shock. The front fork has a stroke of 120mm while the rear mono-shock has a stroke of 126mm.
Dimensions & Wheels: It runs on 17-inch 5-spoke cast alloy wheels that are lightweight as well as look sporty. Its seat height is 795mm and it offers a ground clearance of 185mm, which is really impressive. The Honda CBR125R weighs 137 kg and it has a fuel tank capacity of 13 litres. Its front tyre is 100/80-17M/C and its rear tyre is 130/70-17. It doesn’t get 2-channel ABS like the Honda CB150R streetfighter.
Honda CBR125R Price in India & Launch Date
The last model of the CBR125R was launched back in 2018 and since then it has not been updated by the brand. Recently Honda has updated its naked sibling the CB125R for the year 2023 with new colours and a more powerful engine. Hopefully, Honda will relaunch the updated CBR 125 in 2023. However, there is no official confirmation regarding its launch by Honda yet.
If Honda launches the updated version of the CBR125R this year then it will carry the same price tag as its street sibling. If luckily it makes it to the Indian shore then it will carry a premium price tag like its competitors RC 125. The Honda CBR125R price in India is expected to be around Rs 1.1 Lakhs INR.
- KTM RC 125
- Yamaha YZF R125
- Kawasaki Ninja 125
The Honda CBR125R competes with the KTM RC 125, Kawasaki Ninja 125 and Yamaha R125 in the entry-level supersport segment. All of these bikes are powered by a single-cylinder engine and produce nearly 15 PS of power. With sleek and sharp design the KTM RC 125 and the Yamaha R125 has an upper hand in terms of looks.
The YZF R125 and RC 125 comes with premium equipment like USD forks and a slipper clutch. Also, these bikes have been updated constantly every year with new colours and features, While the CBR125R has not been updated for a long time now. If Honda CBR125R is relaunched with a new design and a more powerful engine it could regain its spot in this segment.
Verdict on Honda CBR125R
The Honda CBR125R is a perfect beginner sports bike. It looks good and comes with a refined motor that provides an ample amount of power. It is lightweight and compact that makes it a great handler in city traffic. The 6-speed transmission makes sure you touch triple-digit speed on wide-open highways.
Even though it is a sports bike, it has very comfortable riding ergonomics that makes it commuter-friendly. It has a solid build quality, and it is very easy to maintain. The Honda CBR125R is a value for money sports bike that has a stylish look and offers good performance. We hope Honda updates this gem real soon so that it can match it, peers.
Its kerb weight is 137 kg.
It comes with a 6-speed gearbox.