Honda X Blade 160 Price, Mileage And Specs – All You Need To Know

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Commuter-friendly sporty bikes are most ideal for people in 20s and 30s. It ranges mainly in the 150cc-200cc range and offers decent styling and pricing. One such bike from Honda is the Honda X Blade 160. It looks appealing to the youth and offers good mileage figure. Read along to know more about this sleek machine. 

The latest entrant is Honda‘s lineup was the Honda X Blade 160. It gets some sharp muscle lines over the body and surely looks sporty enough. The rear tyre hugger, sporty exhaust and its cuts over the body. Another highlight of the bike is the unique ‘Robo’ LED headlamp. Honda never fails to impress with its bike range. Like Hornet 160R, CBR 250R, CB Unicorn and other commuter-friendly sporty bikes, this one also falls in the same line. The black inserts over the engine and the body add more to the raw appeal of it. The features of this bike include full LED headlamp with position lamp, full LED tail lamp, aggressive tank design, alloy wheels, dual outlet muffler & digital meter.

The bike is priced at Rs 79,059 (ex-showroom). Currently, its competition includes TVS Apache RTR 160, Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha Fazer and Bajaj Pulsar NS160. This article will help you decide whether the Honda X Blade 160 a good choice or not. 

 

Honda x-blade side profile

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Honda X Blade 160 – Price

Price Rs 79,059

As mentioned, Honda promised in the Auto Expo to keep the prices of the X Blade near Rs 79,000. Hence, the X Blade 160 cc retails at an ex-showroom price of Rs 79,059.

Honda X Blade 160 – Design

XBlade features muscular tank with sharp lines otherwise marking the sporty character of the bike. The side panels are offered with black paint. The motorcycle comes loaded with a dual-outlet exhaust that holds both visual as well as technical advantages. The most prominent feature of the X-Blade is the full LED headlight with LED position lamps. The Robo-Face full LED headlamp is a segment first offering good visibility to its rider. Also on offer is a fully digital instrument cluster with service reminder and gear indicator. In the front, it gets disc brakes with black alloy wheels. It also gets a skid plate. The razor-edged LED tail lamp gives it a sporty and stylish look. The rear tyre also gets a hugger fender. Overall, the bike looks toned and can easily fit for the youth as well as the working class.

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Honda X Blade Engine 160 – Specifications

Engine 162.7 CC HET
Power 13.93 BHP
Torque 13.9 Nm
Transmission
Link type gear shifter

The new X Blade comes with a 162.71 cc engine. The single cylinder motor is equipped with Honda’s HET technology. The motor produces 13.93 BHP along with 13.9 Nm of peak torque. Honda says that it has designed this engine so that it offers a good low and mid-range performance. Not only this, but it will also offer faster acceleration along with better load carrying capability. The X Blade comes with a link type gear shifter.

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Honda X Blade 160 – Features

The new Honda X Blade 160 comes with a host of features. These include full LED headlamp with position lamp, full LED tail lamp, aggressive tank design, alloy wheels, dual outlet muffler & digital meter. Compete list is as follows:

  • LED Headlamps
  • 9 LED Position Lamps
  • LED Tail-lamps
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Rear Tyre Fender
  • Dual Outlet Muffler
  • Gear Position Indicator
  • Hazard Switch
  • Service Due Indicator

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Honda X Blade 160 – Chassis, Brakes And Suspension

Chassis Diamond Type
Front Suspension Telescopic
Rear Suspension Monoshock
Brakes
Front Disc and Rear Drum

The bike gets a diamond type frame with monoshock rear suspensions and telescopic front suspensions. In the front, it gets 276 mm disc brakes and drum brakes in the rear.

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Honda X Blade 160 – Dimensions

Kerb Weight 140 Kgs
Length 2013 mm
Width 786 mm
Height 1115 mm
Wheelbase 1347 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 900 mm

The X Blade measures 2013 mm in length, 786 mm in width and 1115 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1347 mm and a ground clearance of 160 mm. It weighs moderately at around 140 kgs.

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Honda X Blade 160 – Colours

The X Blade will come in a total of 5 different colours. These include Matte Marvel Blue Metallic, Matte Frozen Silver Metallic, Pearl Spartan Red, Pearl Igneous Black and Matte Marshal Green Metallic.

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Honda X Blade 160 – Competition

The Honda X Blade 160 competes against the likes of Bajaj Pulsar NS 160, TVS Apache RTR 160 and Suzuki Gixxer. All of them are nearly priced around Rs 80,000 – Rs 90,000.

The Pulsar NS160 runs on the brand name and delivers the highest mileage figure among all. It looks bulky and muscular too. In terms of comfort, it might be better than the Honda bike. However, X Blade gives some more features than the Pulsar. On the other hand, Apache RTR 1604V is a tough competition. It gives some more features and has a better styling too. However, Apache top-variant goes up to Rs 90,000 (ex-showroom). Still, Apache has its own followers who would not be bothered much about this thing. Suzuki Gixxer is a 150 CC bike offers ABS and is priced moderately. It starts at around Rs 77000 and the ABS variant is for Rs 87000 (ex-showroom). In terms of features, it offers nearly same features as compared to X Blade. However, the Hornet CB160R is also a competitor to these bikes because of the same engine specs and near pricing.

Honda X Blade 160 – Overview

Model Honda X Blade 160
Price Rs 79,059
Fuel Petrol
Engine 160cc
Power 13.9 BHP
Torque 13.9 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual
Average Mileage 45 KMPL
Features
Robo LED headlamp with position lamp, full LED tail lamp, aggressive tank design, alloy wheels, digital meter.
Safety Features Front Disc Brakes
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