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KTM RC 200 VS HONDA CBR 250R

KTM RC 200 VS HONDA CBR 250R
Paarth Powale
Written by Paarth Powale

If you wanted an entry-level, fully faired, 200cc+ motorcycle in India, there weren’t many options a decade ago. But with the market evolving in recent times, buyers have been spoilt with choices.

Now, if you wish to take the plunge, there’s much more than just selecting one from the lot. Each bike is different to look at, different to ride & at different price points.

Today, let’s have a specs comparo of Honda’s quarter-litre offering for India against KTM’s 200cc, track-focused RC200.

  KTM RC200 Honda CBR250R
Displacement 199.5cc 249.6cc
No. of cylinders Single-cylinder Single-cylinder
Engine cooling Liquid-cooled Liquid-cooled
Max power 24.65 BHP 26.15 BHP
Max torque 19.2 Nm 22.9 Nm
Gearbox 6-speed 6-speed
Brakes Front & Rear Disc without ABS Front & Rear Disc with optional C-ABS
Weight 154 kg 167 kg
Fuel capacity 9.5L 13L
Suspension Upside down front & Rear monoshock Front telescopic & Rear monoshock
Tyres MRF Continental
Instrumentation Full digital Full digital + analogue