Honda CB 500X

INTRODUCTION

Honda has updated the CB500X for 2022 with more premium brakes and suspension with new colour options. Honda has finally taken the plunge and introduced the first of its 500cc motorcycles in the country. But it arrives with a shocking sticker price of Rs 6.87 lakh. The CB500X has a look that exudes adventure. Inspired by the legendary Africa Twin – and with updated graphics – it blends irregular lines with an aggressive stance, and the tall screen offers comfort.

GALLERY

  • RIGHT PROFILE
  • RIGHT ANGLED PROFILE
  • MATT GUNPOWDER BLACK METALLIC
  • GRAND PRIX RED

KEY SPECIFICATIONS

DISPLACEMENT

471.03cc

MILEAGE

25-30km/l

POWER

47.58PS @ 8,500rpm

TORQUE

43.2Nm @ 6,500rpm

FUEL SYSTEM

PGM-Fi

TANK CAPACITY

17.7L

REAR SUSPENSION

Prolink Monoshock

KERB WEIGHT

199kg

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SPECIAL FEATURES

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SIX-SPEED GEARBOX
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EASY HANDLING
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TOUGH ABILITY
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TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE
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SLIPPER CLUTCH
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EVOCATIVE EXHAUST NOTE
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FULL LED LIGHTING
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MASS-CENTRALISED DESIGN
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EMERGENCY STOP SIGNAL
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INFORMATION DISPLAY
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BRAKING CONTROL
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STEEL TUBE CHASSIS

Full Specifications

City 25-30km/l
Highway 27-33km/l
Engine Type 4 Stroke, SI Engine (Parallel Twin)
Displacement 471.03cc
Power 47.58PS @ 8,500rpm
Torque 43.2 Nm @ 6,500rpm
Bore x Stroke 67.0mm X 66.8mm
Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1
Fuel Supply PGM-FI
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Tripmeter Yes
Fuel Guage Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator No
Start Type Electric
Kill Switch Yes
Clock Yes
Pass Light Yes
ABS Yes
Tyres (F) 110/80-19 M/C 59H
Tyres (R) 160/60-17 M/C 69H
Brakes (F) Disc 310mm
Brakes (R) Disc 240mm
ABS Dual Channel
Type Steel Tube Type
Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension
Rear Suspension Honda ProLINK monoshock
Wheelbase 1443mm
Ground Clearance 181mm
Length x Width x Height 2156mm x 828mm x 1412mm
Kerb Weight 199kg
Seat Height 830mm
Fuel Capacity 17.7l
Battery 12V, 7.0Ah
Head Lamp LED, DC

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HONDA CB 500X OVERVIEW

Honda CB 500X belongs to Honda’s 500cc family including a naked model, a sports bike and a cruiser. It is available in only one variant and two colours. The Honda CB500X gets a 471.03cc BS6 engine. With both front and rear disc brakes, Honda CB500X comes up with an anti-locking braking system. This CB500X bike weighs 199 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 17.7litres.

The Honda CB500X adventure tourer has entered the Indian market via the Completely Knocked Down route to rival the likes of Kawasaki Versys 650, Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT, and the Benelli TRK 502. The motorcycle sells through Honda’s premium big bike dealerships across India.

The ADV tourer packs a rugged design with features that include full-LED lighting and a negative LCD instrument cluster. Apart from the standard data, the display also shows information such as gear-position indicator, engine temperature indicator, and ABS indicator.

The styling cues include an acute design for the headlight, a semi-fairing, single-piece saddle, a tall windscreen, and an upswept exhaust. The motorcycle rides on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels that wrap in tubeless tyres. The CB500X builts around a diamond-shaped steel-tube mainframe and it uses telescopic forks at the front and a nine-step preload-adjustable mono-shock to perform the shock absorption tasks. The anchoring duties are performed by a 310-mm front disc and a 240mm rear rotor, while the safety net includes dual-channel ABS. The motorcycle also packs Emergency Stop Signal and Honda Ignition Security System.

Mechanical specifications include a 471cc, eight-valve, liquid-cooled, parallel twin-cylinder motor. This tunes to produce 47.58PS of maximum power at 8,500rpm and 43.2Nm of peak torque at 6,500rpm. The engine links to a six-speed gearbox that promotes an assist and a slipper clutch mechanism.The Honda CB500X is available in two colour options – Grand Prix Red and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.

HONDA CB 500X VERDICT

PROS

  • Engine is refined and torquey
  • Friendly motorcycle
  • Good ride quality

CONS

  • Limited service reach
  • Priced too high

About Honda

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Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India {HMSI} started the journey in India in 1999 and now holds a coveted place among the motorcycle companies reason – being among the top three. Earlier Honda bikes models and Hero bikes models had joint venture known by the very familiar name – Hero Honda which was made into reality in 1984 and parted ways in 2010 and also ending technological support to Hero lasting till 2014. Now both companies are in their quest to reach the number one position and the fight continues. Now Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) is a 100% subsidiary of Honda Motor Company Ltd., Japan and the list of all honda bikes now exceeds 20+ variants in India.

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