Honda CBR 150R Price, Mileage, Colours, Launch In India in 2020
Honda CBR 150R is an entry-level Supersport offering from the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturers. CBR 150 is already available in some of the international markets. it was discontinued in India during the BS4 transition.
The bike still holds an important place in the motorcycling community in India. It offered a great mixture of performance and comfortable riding positions with a smooth engine.
The previous-gen bike had a great performance and riding posture. One of the main advantages of CBR was its riding posture, as it was not that aggressive as Yamaha R15.CBR had a great refined motor and was an amazing 150cc sports bike.
So in this article, I will try to answer most of the questions regarding the bike and a quick overview of the new-gen CBR available in the International Market.
Launch in India
The launch of CBR 150R in India is not on the cards as honda two-wheelers India has said nothing regarding this launch. However, we can expect honda to bring the BS6 variant CBR 150R to India.
If there is any possibility of the launch of CBR 150R in India then, Honda might reveal it at the auto expo 2020.
Let’s find out what the new-gen CBR 150R has to offer.
Key Features Of Honda CBR 150R
- Super lightweight (135 KG curb weight)
- Aggressive and Stylish design
- ALL-LED Headlamps
- Refined Engine
- Fully Digital Console
Pros and Cons Of Honda CBR 150R
- stylish Design
- Liquid Cooled
- Fuel Injected
- Available in limited countries
- Less power and torque output than competitors
- Slim Tyres
Expected Price, Mileage and Colours.
|Expected Price||Rs 1.4 Lakhs INR|
|Mileage In KMPL||38 KMPL Aprrox*|
Colours of CBR 150R
- Dominator Matte Black
- New Matte Black
- Victory Black Red
- Honda Racing Red
- Repsol Moto GP Edition
The New Gen Honda CBR 150R looks similar to its elder sibling, CBR 250RR. The headlamps are now full LED and sleek looking. The new design of the bike is really Stylish and aggressive than its predecessor.
The Bike Is available in 5 colours option including a Repsol Moto Gp Edition. It has a sleek rear tail section and a compact step-up seat. However, the front end of the bikes looks amazing and the sleek LED headlamps add more charm to it.
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|Engine||149.16 CC 4-stroke Single-Cylinder|
DOHC four-valves Engine
|Fuel System||PGMI- Fuel injection|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled With Fan|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual Transmission|
CBR 150R is powered by a 149.16 cc single-cylinder, Fuel-Injected engine. It uses the honda in house developed PGMI fuel injection system. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox, However, it lacks a slipper clutch system like the Yamaha R15 V3.
|Maximum Power||17.1 PS at 9,000 RPM|
|Peak Torque||14.4 Nm at 7,000 RPM|
|Top Speed||138 Kmph|
The motor is capable of producing 17.1 Ps of maximum power at 9,000 RPM. The peak torque of Honda CBR 150R is 14.4 Nm at 7,000 RPM. In comparison with the Yamaha R15 V3, both the power and the torque figure of CBR 150R is less by a considerable margin.
Still, CBR manages to perform well in the real world. The company claimed top speed of CBR 150R is 138 KMPH*
Chassis And Suspension
|Chassis||Diamond (Truss) Frame|
|Front Suspension||telescopic front forks|
|Rear Suspension||Pro-link System mono-shock|
CBR 150R uses the tried and tested diamond truss chassis. It is the same suspension used on the twin-cylinder CBR 250RR. The chassis provides amazing feedback when thrown into corners and keeps the rider in control.
The front end suspension duties are taken care of by a simple telescopic fork, while the rear end is equipped with the pro link system mono-shock. It doesn’t get the USD front forks like its elder sibling CBR 250rr.
Brakes and Tyres
|Front Brakes||Hydraulic disc brakes|
|Rear Brakes||Hydraulic disc brakes|
|Front Tyre||100/80 – 17 52P (Tubeless)|
|Rear Tyre||130/70 – 17 62P (Tubeless)|
The braking duties on the CBR 150R are taken care of by hydraulic disc brakes at both ends. The size of the disc has not been disclosed by the official honda site. It must be around 280mm at the front and 230mm at the rear. The braking performance is further enhanced by the inclusion of the ABS system.
The wheel size of the bike is 17 inches at both front and rear. Sadly CBR 150R doesn’t get wider Tyres. The front Tyre is 100/80 sections wide, while the rear Tyre is 130/70 sections wide.
Dimensions of Honda CBR 150R
|Seat Height||787 MM|
|Ground Clearance||166 MM|
|Kerb Weight||135 KG|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12 Liter|
The wheelbase of the bike is 1311 mm and the ground clearance is 166mm. The seat height of the bike is 787 mm, which is fairly accessible. One of the best things about the bike is its weight, it weighs only 135 KG which is super light in its category.
The fuel tank capacity of the bike is 12 litre, which is smaller when you want to use this bike for touring. The lightweight of the bike makes it easy to handle and manoeuvre.
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Electricals And Lighting
|Battery||MF Wet 12V 5Ah|
|Console||Fully Digital Console|
|Headlamps||All LED Headlamps|
|Tail Lights||LED Taillights|
The lighting from head to tail is LED, even the turn indicators. The instrument cluster is a fully digital setup with a bluish-black backlit. The instrument cluster shows important features like trip meter, odometer, tachometer, gear shift indicator, gear position indicator, and service light.
Final Verdict On Honda CBR 150R
Honda CBR 150R is a good motorcycle in the premium 150cc segment, and honda must bring this amazing bike to India. Due to the emission norms the power and torque output has taken a dip, but still, it is a good overall package.
CBR 150R is a lightweight machine that can be easily used for daily rides. Due to its easy riding posture, it also can be used as a sports tourer. However, the pillion seat on the new CBR 150R is not that comfortable.
If honda launches this bike in India under the Rs 1.5 Lakhs price range, then definitely it will pose a threat to Yamaha R15 v3 sales numbers.
The approx mileage off CBR 150r is around 38 KMPL*
There is no official word from Honda two-wheelers India regarding the launch of CBR 150R in India. It could be shown at the 2020 auto expo.
The company claimed the top speed of CBR 150R is 138 KMPH. it can also go beyond that.
CBR 150R is available in five colour options.
New Matte Black
Moto GP Edition
The expected on-road price of Honda CBR 150R would be around Rs 1.75- 1.8 lakhs INR.
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