Slim, agile, nippy etc… The Honda CBF250's bar/seat positioning, along with the taut chassis, low weight and sporty geometry make for light handling and good fun. Narrow width makes the Honda CBF250 great for city filtering but it’s more than happy to be thrown around faster roads too, if not at great speed. The brakes are good and gearing’s slick and precise.
The Honda CBF250's engine uses its 249ccs wisely with an easily accessible powerband, just where you want it. It’s a revvy and fun motorcycle to ride but has enough balls to get you out of trouble; just don’t try any heroic overtakes. The Honda CBF250 has very smooth delivery and it’ll cruise happily at up to 65mph; beyond that, you’re pushing it.
The Honda CBF250 looks very cute and appears well finished, true to Honda fashion. Reliable commuting motorcycles are sought after so value shouldn’t drop too much. However, there was a recall on some Honda CBF250s after problems with the ignition coil affected engine performance. Check with your dealer.
The Honda CBF250 is excellent value: it’s a great little motorcycle and very competent. With its low insurance group, large tank and tiny running costs, the Honda CBF250 is a wise choice for anyone who isn’t interested in balls-out performance but doesn’t want a mini-traillie or cruiser. Find a Honda CBF250 for sale.
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The Honda CBF250's “back to basics” styling works wonders: unpretentious but modern and pretty. The mirrors work well and the seat’s comfy whilst there’s been no skimping on the clocks: the Honda CBF250's clear dash has two large electronic dials (revs and speedo) with a digital readout for the clock, fuel gauge etc. Centrestand, flyscreen and luggage are optional extras.