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Honda CBR650R Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Honda CBR 1000RR comparison


Honda CBR650R Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Honda CBR 1000RR Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the CBR650R Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

CBR650R Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CBR 1000RR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 16.43 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.28 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Honda Africa Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh Lastly, the Honda CBR650R starts at ₹ 8.88 Lakh.

SummaryHonda CBR650RHonda Africa TwinHonda CBR 1000RR
Price₹ 8.88 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 16.43 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadSports
Mileage25.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power86.00 bhp87.70 bhp189.00 bhp
Engine649.0 CC999.1 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

CBR650R Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CBR 1000RR base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 Km/l. The Honda CBR650R basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Km/l.

CBR650R Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CBR 1000RR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CBR650R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc999.1 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 424
Max Power 86 bhp @ 12000 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm189 bhp @ 13000 rpm
Max Torque 57 Nm @ 8500 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm114 Nm @ 11000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 1644
Fuel Delivery PGM-FIFuel InjectionPGM-DSFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid-cooledLiquid CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf/Kick StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.4 L18.8 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 25.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 211 kg243 kg196 kg
Length 2128 mm2334 mm2065 mm
Width 749 mm932 mm720 mm
Height 1149 mm1478 mm1125 mm
Wheelbase 1449 mm1571 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 132 mm251 mm130 mm
Seat Height 810 mm840 mm832 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet ClutchWet, MultiplateWet, Multiplate With Diaphragm Spring With Assist Slipper

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASemi Double CradleDiamond; Aluminium Composite Twin-spar
Front Suspension Telescopic SuspensionInverted Telescopic ForkTelescopic Inverted Fork With An Inner Tube Diameter Of 43 Mm, And A Big Piston Front Fork With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 120mm Stroke
Rear Suspension MonoshockPro-LinkUnit ProLink With Gascharged HMAS Damper Featuring 10step Preload And Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 138.2mm Stroke. Rear Balance Free Rear Cushion With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 62mm Stroke.


Front Brake Type Dual DiscHydraulic Double DiscHydraulic Discs With 4-piston Calipers (Nissin/Brembo)
Rear Brake Type DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm256 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches21 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70-17 M/C 58W90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 ZR17 58W
Rear Tyre 180/55-17 M/C 73W150/70R18M/C 70H190/50 ZR17 73W


Battery 12V/8.6Ah12V 6A-h12V - 7AH

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual-Channel ABStick--
Effortless Assist/Slipper Clutchtick--
Elegant Designcross--
Embellished With Full LED Lightingtick--
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valvescross--
Heat Management Technologycross--
LCD Displaytick--
Modern Instrumentationcross--
Ninja Stylingcross--
Redesigned Exhaust & Mufflertick--
Roading Four-Cylinder Enginetick--
World's Smallest ABS Unitcross--
Dual Clutch Transmission-tick-
Dual LED Headlamps-tick-
LED Winkers and Taillights-tick-
Manual Shift Selector-tick-
Rally Style Rider Console-tick-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-tick-
The DCT Engine-tick-
More than the Need for Speed--tick
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter--tick
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight--tick
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound--tick
Tuned for Hard-core Riders--tick
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning--tick

Additonal Features

Dual Throttle Valvescross--
Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feelcross--

Key Features

Competitor of Honda CBR650R

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

Competitor of Honda CBR 1000RR

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