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Reviews of Honda CBR250R

Overall rating:

4.6
283 ratings 114 reviews
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Honda CBR250R Reviews

Honda CBR250R

Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 1,66,572

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  •  5CBR 250R- Comfortable Sports Cruiser 3 years ago by Sreekar
    very stylish bike and the ride was super comfy and it lacks low end punch upto 3k rpm and the bike is very stable even at high speeds and only bad thing about the bike was tyres. they are shit . better switch for michellin then you can put your knee down . in 2018 the i...
    very stylish bike and the ride was super comfy and it lacks low end punch upto 3k rpm and the bike is very stable even at high speeds and only bad thing about the bike was tyres. they are shit . better switch for michellin then you can put your knee down . in 2018 the instrument cluster should have a gear position indicator. Thank you.
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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      42 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  5My first ride with honda cbr.. 2 years ago by Haris
    Was one of the best riding experience with new cbr 250r abs 2018, no vibration, powerful breaking and superb look, you will love it's headlamp, you can reach a high speed 60kmph within 2 ms shift and mileage getting as per specification.. What i say i loved it. If you c...
    Was one of the best riding experience with new cbr 250r abs 2018, no vibration, powerful breaking and superb look, you will love it's headlamp, you can reach a high speed 60kmph within 2 ms shift and mileage getting as per specification.. What i say i loved it. If you compare with any other bike you will find heavy vibration when you go above 100 but cbr will give you a new era in riding.
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    • Used it for

      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      28 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  • Loving this bike, been using cbr250r more than a year,when i first saw i was flattered just keep looking the bike bought in just 2 days amazing delivery. I clocked 35000kms without a hassle buttery smooth engine revv friendly, performance is excellent 26bhp of leaner po...
    Loving this bike, been using cbr250r more than a year,when i first saw i was flattered just keep looking the bike bought in just 2 days amazing delivery. I clocked 35000kms without a hassle buttery smooth engine revv friendly, performance is excellent 26bhp of leaner power delivery, maintenance is affordable. Except for parts service center guy's are very friendly with faster services, pros best touring bike,comfortable sitting position,can do all day riding. Cons. Only issue is major parts availability need to wait for at-least 2 weeks that's the only cons, apart from that bike is excellent just go for it!!!
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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      37 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  4Surfing the fireblade jr. 2 years ago by Rahul
    Hi guys, i bought my cbr 150r in 2012. I have been using it off and on ever since. I had always dreamed of owning a honda fireblade and the cbr 150r is an affordable option. The looks are amazing. It has a distinct swag, and heads turn, even to this day, as the cbr pass...
    Hi guys, i bought my cbr 150r in 2012. I have been using it off and on ever since. I had always dreamed of owning a honda fireblade and the cbr 150r is an affordable option. The looks are amazing. It has a distinct swag, and heads turn, even to this day, as the cbr passes by. The cbr is not an average daily commuter and must not be used that way. It's racing dna ensures that the bike itches for higher speeds and torque. The ideal places for using the bike are on long straight highways as a lone rider. Sharp turns or frequent braking are not it's forte. Driving with a pillion is also a hassle as the increased weight will reduce the maneuverability of the bike. With due care the honda engine will serve you beautifully. There is no fixed mileage after which a servicing would be required but an oil change every 1500km should be enough. Overall it's a solid baseline performer with stunning looks and a must have for every fireblade lover. Happy riding!!!
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    • Used it for

      Occasional Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      45 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  3HONDA:- BECAME A SCOOTER BRAND 2 years ago by Marc Thomas
    I never owned this bike and will not ever I will purchase it because I am very disappointed with honda. they are selling the cbr fireblade- looking 250r in foreign countries. and what they gave, the same old with leds and new colour scheme. What Honda! you became a scoo...
    I never owned this bike and will not ever I will purchase it because I am very disappointed with honda. they are selling the cbr fireblade- looking 250r in foreign countries. and what they gave, the same old with leds and new colour scheme. What Honda! you became a scooter brand. I was a big fan of honda when i was in my childhood. but they stopped making new updates on their motorcycle. they would say like "Indians don't deserve such good motorcycle, lets give them same old bike and milking them forever."
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    • Used it for

      Everything

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      Never owned

  •  5Mini super bike  3 years ago by Sai Dheeraj
    Best bike for look and performance is good maintenance is cheap compared to other bike providing services all over India each and every part is available to replace and it is less polluting bike and the bike moves smoothly and the owner will feel proud to ride this bike...
    Best bike for look and performance is good maintenance is cheap compared to other bike providing services all over India each and every part is available to replace and it is less polluting bike and the bike moves smoothly and the owner will feel proud to ride this bike for many years and finally this bike is totally amazing.
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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      Never owned

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  5Living with cbr 250r 1 year ago by Manas Nayak
    Hello friends, how are you all doing? today i am going to share with you the review of 2018 cbr 250r and this is not going to be a bookish knowledge about the various number rather the real one year ownership experience of the bike with above 7000 kms on odometer.Perfor...
    Hello friends, how are you all doing? today i am going to share with you the review of 2018 cbr 250r and this is not going to be a bookish knowledge about the various number rather the real one year ownership experience of the bike with above 7000 kms on odometer.Performance: it has smooth delivery of power and every gear has enough punch. Moderate engine heating in traffic which kind of usual for this kind of bikes. Much stable, noise and vibration free in high speeds as well.Color scheme: initially i was confused between the green/orange and red/yellow variants. Luckily i took the yellow and trust me guys it has more road presence than the green/orange. But it’s up to you, if you want to ride a decent color bike you can go for green/orange with black combination. Anyway the new graphics has given a brand new look to the cbr with added advantage of led lights.Seats and posture: seats are very comfortable for both rider and pillion. I ride almost 60 kms every day without any issue. As a sports tourer, seating posture not too much aggressive. Here is the trick, for daily commute you can seat little near to tank and if you want aggressive ride then you can shift back for better ergonomics. I get little wrist numbness after riding in bumper to bumper traffic but i believe that’s ok if you change the posture and hold tight the tank with the thighs.Brakes: i have the dual channel abs version and they do the job very well. Tire: initially i was very happy to see some international brand (contigo from continental) tires on my bike. They are good but not great, you have to be careful on wet roads as they slip sometime. Planning to switch to michelin once i am done 20k kilometers or so.Suspension: before buying the bike, i read somewhere the suspension is low and we have to watch out for speed bumps with pillion on. But never faced that with rider and pillion combined weight up to 135 kgs.Mileage: now everybody is going to be interested in this. I get 35-36 kmpl if i ride between 5000-6000 rpm in moderate city traffic. It would be 2 kms higher in highways but difficult to maintain that rpm range in highways. So you need to decide what you want fun or fuel economy.Servicing cost: i have done 3 free servicing so far and the cost is 1000 to 1200 each time witch is pretty decent. I’ll update once i have done a paid servicing. Make sure to lubricate your chain every 1000 kms and read the tire pressure specification. Its 29 in both tires without pillion and with pillion 29 in front and 33 in rear.Things that i don’t like and please remember these are not going to be a deal breaker.1. If you are in top gear and suddenly you have to break then you need to make sure that you lower gear to 2nd before you come to complete stop otherwise shifting gears later on will be a problem. Note sure if other users have noticed this.2. Small front mud guard going to make you wet and muddy during rain but please remember it’s a sports bike not a commuter but can be used like one. 3. No hinges in fuel tank, seriously, yes. Its missing and each time you need to hold the cap while fueling.4. Only one trip meter and why not 2-3 like other 2.5 lakhs worth bikes.5. Lack of accessories availability: as this model kind of… i’ll not say dated but you don’t see much new bikes like other new lunches. So you will find challenges in getting accessories like frame slider, radiator guard etc. You may have to make custom ones. 6. Lack of service station and technician: not all honda service station does servicing for cbr so you may have to ride to far one from your home. This is tough for me as there are two near my home either side but none of them does cbr servicing. I read some reviews where other users have experienced spare parts non availability in small cities but i can’t comment on it at this moment.7. Mirror style outdated, self-explanatory with oval mirrors.8. Hazard light missing, when honda’s lower end model like hornet and xblade has it.Now the final verdict is if you need a well-tuned, versatile bike which can be used for touring, commuting and racing with the assurance of honda then please go for it. I have seen many new bikes which faces lot of problem with abs not working, chain sprocket issue etc but trust me i have not faced a single issue in last one year. With same or lessor price tag, you may get a bike with more advanced technology, higher bhp and torque but you will need to spend a lot to keep that in good condition ahead.
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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

  •  5Cbr 250 2 years ago by Muhilan
    Hi guys im from coimbatore, i had owned a honda cbr250 in 2018,and i am regularly using it and it is not just a bike ,the brakes are amazing,and the speed is quite good, mileage is about 25kmpl bcoz it is a superbike and the body dimensions gives you a better feeling,it...
    Hi guys im from coimbatore, i had owned a honda cbr250 in 2018,and i am regularly using it and it is not just a bike ,the brakes are amazing,and the speed is quite good, mileage is about 25kmpl bcoz it is a superbike and the body dimensions gives you a better feeling,it is very good in cities like coimbatore which is full of traffic always,and also it is good is pulling power.
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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      25 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  5Super sports bike 3 years ago by Mahi Gurjar
    I wanted to buy sports bike my friend suggested me honda cbr 250 I bought this bike. This bike looking so nice I went many long trip by this bike, Low maintenance and high performance bike but some part very fertile and mileage too weak at least 50 mileage are good for ...
    I wanted to buy sports bike my friend suggested me honda cbr 250 I bought this bike. This bike looking so nice I went many long trip by this bike, Low maintenance and high performance bike but some part very fertile and mileage too weak at least 50 mileage are good for middle class family, overall this bike is too good.
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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      40 kmpl

    • Got mileage of

  •  5A legend to own 2 years ago by Gavaskar
    Always wanted this bike cause of its legendary history and classic look. So wondering whether to purchase a pre-owned awesome looking bike or new 2018 version with leds and new graphics. The only issue is that its price competes not ktm 200 series bikes but ktm 390 seri...
    Always wanted this bike cause of its legendary history and classic look. So wondering whether to purchase a pre-owned awesome looking bike or new 2018 version with leds and new graphics. The only issue is that its price competes not ktm 200 series bikes but ktm 390 series ones. No doubt it’s going to be worth whether new model or the old one. Will write a detailed review after using the bike for a while.
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    • Used it for

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  • Good Things

    • The 250cc motor is quite refined and punchy
    • Striking LED headlamp design
    • Comfortable riding stance
  • Could be Better

    • One of the most expensive in the segment
    • Lacks low end torque
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