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RC200 Vs. CBR250R Vs. HX250R: Specs comparo

RC200 Vs. CBR250R Vs. HX250R: Specs comparo
Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

The quarter-litre sportsbike segment will soon see two new additions. One brand new model while one refreshed model. The KTM RC200 will continue in its current avatar while the Honda CBR250R will receive a facelift and Hero MotoCorp will launch their flagship HX250R.

Let’s have a look at the specifications:

Hero HX250R

KTM RC200

Honda CBR250R

Displacement

249cc

199.5cc

249.6cc

No. of cylinders

Single-cylinder

Single-cylinder

Single-cylinder

Engine cooling

Liquid-cooled

Liquid-cooled

Liquid-cooled

Max power

31 BHP

25 BHP

28.6 BHP

Max torque

26 Nm

19.2 Nm

23 Nm

Gearbox

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Brakes

Front & Rear Disc with ABS

Front & Rear Disc without ABS

Front & Rear Disc with C-ABS

Weight

139 kg

137.5 kg

164 kg

Fuel capacity

12.90 litres

10 litres

13 litres

Suspension

Front telescopic & Rear monoshock

Front telescopic & Rear monoshock

Front telescopic & Rear monoshock

Tyres

Pirelli

MRF

MRF

Instrumentation

Full digital

Full digital

Digital + Analogue

Looking at the specs, the Hero MotoCorp HX250R looks very promising. The Honda CBR250R with the new bodywork and increased power & torque will also generate decent interest making the KTM RC200 the least powered motorcycle amongst the three.

If you were in for a 250cc motorcycle in the next six months; what would you buy? Leave a comment…