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2022 Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Price, specs, features comparison

The all-new 2022 Honda CB300F has been recently launched in India at a starting price of Rs 2.26 lakh, ex-showroom. Here’s how it fares against its neo-retro sibling, the Honda CB300R.

2022 Honda CB300F vs CB300R
2022 Honda CB300F vs Honda CB300R: Price, Specifications Comparison

Honda recently launched the all-new CB300F naked street-fighter motorcycle in India at a starting price of Rs 2.26 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. However, it’s worth noting that in the 300cc segment, Honda has a neo-retro motorcycle too, the CB300R. So, how do these 300cc siblings fare against each other on paper? Let’s find out in this specification-based comparison of the 2022 Honda CB300F vs CB300R. 

Honda CB300F price in India

Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Design and Colours

The Honda CB300F is a naked street-fighter and boasts aggressive looks while the CB300R is a neo-retro motorcycle and looks classy. Both the motorcycles get an all-LED lighting system, V-shaped alloy wheels, split seat set-up, and a stubby exhaust. The all-new Honda CB300F is offered in three colours – Mat Axis Grey Metallic, Mat Marvel Blue Metallic & Sports Red, while the CB300R is available in Pearl Spartan Red and Matte Steel Black shades.  

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Honda CB300F vs CB300R
Honda CB300F (left) and CB300R (right)

Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Engine and Gearbox

Powering the Honda CB300F is a 293.52cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, FI engine that develops 24.1 bhp and 25.6 Nm of peak torque. The Honda CB300R gets a 286.01cc, single-cylinder, FI, liquid-cooled engine that churns out 30 bhp and 27.5 Nm. Both these 300cc motorcycles come mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and they get an assist & slipper clutch as well. 

Honda CB300R price in India

Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationCB300FCB300R
Length2084 mm2017 mm
Width765 mm802 mm
Height1075 mm1047 mm
Wheelbase1390 mm1352 mm
Ground clearance177 mm157 mm
Kerb weight153 kg146 kg
Seat height789 mm801 mm
Fuel tank capacity14.1 litres9.7 litres

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Honda CB300F features
Honda CB300F’s instrument cluster (left) and CB300R’s console (right)

Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Hardware and Features

The new Honda CB300F and the CB300R get golden USD front forks and a mono-shock absorber at the rear. For braking duties, they sport disc brakes at either end with dual-channel ABS as standard. Also, they ride on 17-inch tubeless tyres. In terms of features, both these motorcycles get an all-digital instrument cluster but the CB300F gets some additional goodies as well like Bluetooth connectivity, a voice control system, etc.  

Honda CB300F launched in India

Honda CB300F vs CB300R: Price in India 

The newly launched 2022 Honda CB300F is available in two variants – Deluxe and Deluxe Pro. Bookings for the same are open while the deliveries will commence soon. It is priced from Rs 2.26 lakh to Rs 2.29 lakh, ex-showroom. The Honda CB300R, on the other hand, is available in a single variant and it’s priced at Rs 2.77 lakh, all prices ex-showroom Delhi. 

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