Which bike is better between Honda Hornet 160R and Yamaha FZ?
Honda Hornet is powered by 162.71cc air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine, which produces maximum power of11.68 kW @8500 rpm and maximum torque of 14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm mated to 5 speed transmission gears.
Yamaha FZ is powered by 153cc Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve engine which produces maximum power of 10.3 kW @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 13.6 Nm @6000 rpm, mated to 5 speed transmission gears.
Dimensions of Hornet are: length (2010mm), width (783mm), height (1067mm), wheelbase (1345mm), ground clearance (164mm), kerb weight (140 kg) and fuel capacity (12 liters)
Dimensions of Yamaha FZ are: length (2075mm), width (770mm), height (1045mm), wheelbase (1334mm), ground clearance (160mm), kerb weight (135 kg) and fuel capacity (12 liters)
Both bikes are featured with tubeless tyres and telescopic suspension at front and monocross suspension at rear; stopping power comes in both the bikes from disc-brake on front wheel and drum brake on rear wheel but the Hornet 160R has offer for optional rear disc brake and combine braking system.
As per users experience the mileage of this bike is around 50 kmpl while of Yamaha FZ is around 45 kmpl.
The ex-showroom price of Yamaha FZ in Delhi as on 20.01.2016 is Rs. 73,991 while of Honda Hornet 160R is 79,900 for standard model and Rs. 84,400 for CBS model.
So, Hornet 160R seems to be a better option here as it has better power & torque, brakes and mileage although it is expensive than FZ; we advise you to take a test drive of both and make your choice as per need & priority.
Questions about Honda Hornet 160R
I have purchased Honda Hornet 160R but it hasn’t been provided with proper rear tyre mud guard, so during rainy season rear tyre sprays mud from open area.S.V.Ramanarao Teacher 2016-07-14 1 Answer