2016 Honda CB300F

Honda headed strong into current motorcycling season. Japanese company prepared many new bikes for riders of all experience. From pro users, to beginners, everyone can pick a suiting model. However, it all starts with entry bike, 2016 Honda CB300F. This naked sportbike offers great styling. Nevertheless, it has best price in entire lineup. Some riders could recognize CBR250R in this model, but CB300F is larger. Also, It is more powerful.

2016 Honda CB300F front view

2016 Honda CB300F engine

New motorbike is using the same drivetrain as CBR250R. However, this unit suffered few changes for 2016 Honda CB300F. It is longer for 8 mm, which brings better swept volume. With it, displacement was increased to 286 cc. Furthermore, engine is working through 4-valve head, and there is 38 mm throttle body connected with computer-controlled ignition system. Although this is small engine, it can develop maximum speed of 106 mph. Not only that, but fuel economy doesn’t suffer. In the matter of fact, Honda announced improvement here too. Last model could go 71 mpg, and according to info, new 2016 CB300F will do 78 mpg. This is possible with tuned 6-speed transmission.

2016 Honda CB300F redesign

The 2016 Honda CB300F is a naked sport bike. It can be used for commuting, fun or novice practicing. Bike is light and riding position is lower than before, but more upright. However, seat is far away from position on cruisers. With narrow frame, finding ground for feet is easier. Furthermore, we can find LCD instrument panel. There, rider can read all important things about bike. Some of them are tachometer, fuel gauge, speed, etc. Driving impression is positive, and only lack is struggle above 80 mph. Although its max speed is set above 100 mph, driver can’t relax after it reaches 80.

2016 Honda CB300F

2016 Honda CB300F competition and price

Price of the 2016 Honda CB300F starts from $4,000 and goes up. If we compare prices, engine volume and performance, we can find few similar motorcycles. First rival could be Suzuki GW250F. However, this is not naked bike, as Honda CB300F is. Then, there are Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS and KTM 300 Duke, also interesting bikes from 300 cc range.

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