Honda CB Unicorn 160 is the entry-level 160cc motorcycle from Honda. It fits like a proper commuter bike combined with the sporty look and a more powerful 160cc engine. It goes off against the immensely popular, Pulsar 150.
Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India has an extensive lineup in India. It has nearly covered every commuter motorcycle segment from 110cc to 160cc.
One good thing about Honda bikes are, they feel a bit premium than its rivals. Such is the case with Honda’s three 160cc bikes. Out of the three, we pick the first in line, Honda CB Unicorn 160 for a detailed specifications report.
Unlike Hornet and X-Blade, CB Unicorn sports a rather simple bodywork, but a premium styling. It justifies as a proper commuter motorcycle, unlike Hornet, which looks like a premium one.
Honda has equipped this bike with adequate features, that make its stand in the entry-level 150cc bikes segment. Some of them include digital meter, front disc brake, black alloy wheels and more.
With prices starting at Rs 75,027 (ex-showroom), it takes on the likes of Hero Glamour, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and Yamaha SZ-RR V 2.0.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Price In India
*ex-showroom, New Delhi
Prices of the Unicorn start at Rs 75,027. The high-end, CBS-equipped model costs Rs 77,475 (ex-showroom Delhi). At this price, it is the cheapest 160cc in Honda’s lineup.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Engine Specifications
|Max. Power||13.82 BHP|
|Peak Torque||13.92 Nm|
This single-cylinder 163cc engine outputs 13.82 BHP of max. power and 13.92 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Mileage
|Claimed Mileage||62 KMPL|
The Unicorn 160 has a claimed fuel mileage of as much as 62 KMPL, which is really good for a bike in this class. So, we expect an on-road mileage figure of around 55 KMPL.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Top Speed
|True Top Speed||106 KMPH|
The Unicorn 160 has a true top speed of 106 KMPH.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Features
CB Unicorn 160 comes with features such as:
- Always On Headlamps
- Front Visor
- Front Disc Brake
- Combi Braking System
- Fully Digital Speedometer
- Alloy Wheels
- Mono Suspension
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Images
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Dimensions
|Kerb Weight||136 Kgs|
|Ground Clearance||150 mm|
The CB Unicorn measures 2045 mm in length, 757 mm in width and 1062 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1324 mm and a ground clearance of 150 mm. The bike weighs around 136 Kgs.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Design
In terms of design, it looks like a pure commuter bike. While Honda has tried to give it some sporty looks, it still does not appeal that much to a youngster. However, it is priced lower and has a decent mileage figure. In the front portion, it gets a sun visor along with AHO headlamps and alloy wheels with disc brakes. Over the body, there are minor creases for the show element. At the rear part, it gets H shaped tail lamps above the turn indicators.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Variants
The Unicorn 160 comes in 2 variants, which are as follows:
- STD Disc
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Colours
- Matte Marvel Blue Metallic
- Pearl Igneous Black
- Matte Axis Grey
- Pearl Amazing White
- Imperial Red Metallic
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Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Competition
Honda has 3 160cc bikes in its lineup. As this is the base variant, it goes against 150cc commuter bikes. The competitors include Hero Glamour, Bajaj Pulsar 150 and Yamaha SZ-RR V 2.0. All these bikes are mainly targeted for commuters who have long office commute on the highways.
Honda CB Unicorn 160 – Specification Sheet
2018 Honda CB Unicorn 160
Rs 75,027 to Rs 77,475
|Average Mileage||55-60 KMPL|
Digital meter console, Front Visor with Always-on Headlamps
Combi Braking System (CBS) with equalizer and front disc brakes