Honda Hornet 160R was launched in 2015, and the hornet was the best-looking naked sports motorcycle under the 1 lakh price segment. Honda upgraded the hornet with a bs6 compline 200cc engine and gave it a new name honda hornet 2.0. If Are you looking for a bike for a regular city ride or a daily commuter, then you should consider this motorcycle. Not only does hornet 2.0 on road price around 1.5 lakh rupees in the Indian market, but it is also the cheapest 200cc bike from the Honda two-wheeler.
Honda Hornet 2.0 specification
The Honda hornet 2.0 edition got a complete makeover, in the front hornet has led headlights which are inspired by the honda x blade. The hornet 2.0 comes with led turn indicators and upside-down forks which other manufacturers offer in this price segment. The side profile of the bike looks really sporty, the hornet 2.0 is available in five colours option which is metallic grey, marvel blue, metallic red, pearl black and Repsol edition. At the tail end, the bike gets the same hornet x-shaped tail light and the led turned indicators, then is this side hung single barrel exhaust which gives the hornet 2.0 more muscular and more sporty looks. Talking about the instrument cluster, hornet 2.0 has a fully digital instrument cluster, it shows lots of info like a digital tachometer, digital speedometer, digital odometer, then it has the trip meters, time, digital fuel gauge, gear position indicator and also has the battery voltage indicator.
Honda Hornet 2.0 Engine spec
Honda hornet 2.0 powring by a bs6 compliant, 184.4cc four-stroke air-cooled engine which is mated with a five-speed gearbox. It produces 17ps of max power at 8500rpm and 16 Nm of max torque at 6000rpm, and the hornet 2.0 can reach a top speed of 130 kilometres per hour.
Considering the price it is competing with, it really outshines it because it is better than the Hero extreme 160 in terms of fuel efficiency as well as performance. and it is better than the pulsar 180 as well plus it looks more sporty and futuristic. the hornet 2.0 gets a 12-litre fuel tank and it gives a mileage of around 57 kmpl in cities and 55 kmpl on the highway, which makes it the best fuel-efficient bike and just take into consideration that this is not even a 160cc bike it gets a 184cc and still, it gives you such excellent fuel efficiency. Hornet 2.0 gets a seven-step adjustable mono-shock in the rear and segment-first usd folks at the front, the rear bike gets a 17-inch alloy wheel which has a 140 by 70 section tubeless tire. Talking about stopping power, hornet 2.0 gets a 220 mm petrol disc brake at the rear and a 276 mm disc brake at the front with a single channel abs setup.
Honda Hornet 2.0 ride comfort
With the bs6 it was supposed to be hornet 160r but then honda made an excellent move to make it for it 2.0 and with the hornet 2.0, everything changed. The hornet 2.0 gets a big rider seat, slightly rare position footpegs and wide handlebars for a sporty stance. The pinion comfort is also decent considering this motorcycle is now sitting in the naked sports genre. It gives you a good commanding posture with a straight back so that you have no stress points on your back or your shoulders you might be wondering if. The seat height of the honda hornet 2.0 is 1064mm which means if you are 5.5 or above you can easily ride this bike, and the seat is decently padded but slightly on a stiffer side.
The ground clearance of hornet 2.0 is 167mm and the complete bike weight is 142 which is ideal for a new rider, you can use hornet 2.0 as a city commuter and you can take it on a weekend-long ride as well. The hornet 2.0 comes with hazard lights which is a very cool add-on for those who want to go on long rides. The engine is aggressive as well, it does get the job done pretty well, and there is no sudden spike of power. The bike progresses linearly and offers throughout the rev range still the red line so the graph keeps on rising and there is no flat area which is good because it keeps on going and because of the lack of rawness. The engine is very smooth and super silent with no traces of vibration, Honda never compromises with the refinement and because it is the lightest in this segment it gains few perks. The brakes are a good one on this it gets single-channel abs and it fits well it is not underpowered or overpowered it’s just apt the rear brake is good in terms of bite the feedback is slightly on a lower side but no complaints front brakes are a charm good amount of feedback and a good bite plus the abs works well. Hornet 2.0 transitioned from commuter to naked sports, the suspensions are now stiffer than ever. the front upside-down folks work really well the travel is fairly less and it utilizes almost all of it the rear mono-shock is also stiff offering a good amount of feedback, which makes it fun at the corners and also helps in increasing high-speed stability,
Honda Hornet 2.0 price
The price of the 2021 honda hornet 2.0 is 1.35 lakh rupees and you can get the Repsol edition at 1.3 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. and the Honda 2.0 is the best-naked sport bike that you can buy on-road price under 1.5 lakh rupees from the Indian market