2017 Honda CBR500R: All You Need To Know

Honda is known for making bikes that can be used on a daily basis. Its latest entry in the middleweight sport bike segment, the CBR500R, pushes the same idea further. Unlike the bonkers CBR600RR, the CBR500R is a more sedate motorcycle with better ergonomics. As a result, Honda claims, it is better suited to city dwellers and highway mile munchers. But is it really that good? Let’s find out in this article where we know more about 2017 Honda CBR500R price in USA, specifications and features.

2017 Honda CBR500R - Front left

2017 Honda CBR500R Price in USA

MSRP $6,599


At least in terms of price, the 2017 Honda CBR500R is not being too ambitious. As a bike meant for everyday riders, which include newbies, this bike is a great choice. Honda’s name stands for reliability and no one should have a problem with using this bike for years at end.

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2017 Honda CBR500R Specifications

Engine displacement and type 471cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected DOHC, parallel twin-cylinder
Power 47HP
Torque 43Nm
Transmission 6-speed
Suspension (front) 41mm fork, preload adjustable
Suspension (rear) Link-type monoshock, preload adjustable
Brakes (front) Single 320mm wave disc with single 2-piston caliper
Brakes (rear) Single 240mm wave disc with single 1-piston caliper
Top Speed >150kmph
Fuel Consumption 63.5mpg (27kmpl)

Looking at the specs, one can safely say the 2017 Honda CBR500R is not too powerful. Not only can this bike be used on a daily basis but it should be more forgiving than race bikes due to its ‘low’ power output. However, this also means that you can go on a road trip on this bike and will have to make less fuel stops on the way.

2017 Honda CBR500R - Right

2017 Honda CBR500R Features

  • ABS (optional)
  • Adjustable suspension
  • LED lighting front and back
  • Two variants
  • Cast aluminium wheels
  • Heated grips
  • Mobile charging port
  • Four colour options
  • Digital dashboard

Not only is the 2017 Honda CBR500R usable in terms of power but in terms of features too. With heated grips, a mobile charging port, and optional ABS, you will be able to appreciate its value-for-money quotient. The LED lighting all around lend this bike a modern feel. In short, the CBR500R is a friendly bike that you can use for whatever purpose you like.

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