Honda is the oldest two wheeler manufacturer in the World which is originated in Japan. If we consider the top four bike manufacturing brand in the World, we must admit Suzuki and Honda there. Both Suzuki and Honda products are now assembled in different countries like India and Bangladesh but the engine is still originated in Japan. Japanese brand products are considered most reliable in the World and so, their price range are a bit higher than Indian and other brands so far. Honda CB Hornet 160R is a newest addition of Honda in Bangladesh which is a naked sports bike. On the other side, Suzuki Gixxer is a product of Suzuki which is available in Bangladesh since few years. Today we would like to make a comparison review between this two bikes. The both are same segmented naked edition sports bikes and both are available in almost same price range. So, the obvious question has raised that which one will be better. Let’s check it out below.
# Looks: If we consider the looks of the bikes Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet 160R, we must admit that both are very attractive looking naked sports bike. It seems that some people would ie Suzuki Gixxer and some will go for Hornet no doubt. Honda CB Hornet has attractive new shades with muscular and aggressive fuel tank. It has stylish alloy wheels wit sporty handlebar. The seat is single plated. Rear end of the bike Suzuki Gixxer and CB Hornet are wider which makes the looks great. On the other side, Suzuki Gixxer is more attractive than CB Hornet considering the looks. It has sharp front end with unique designed fuel tank with extended kit. The handlebar is also sporty. It has also single plate seat but still the rear end is higher. The exhaust of the bike is also not common in design. Overall, the both bikes CB Hornet and Suzuki Gixxer are very good to look at.
# Engine Performance: The engine of Suzuki and Honda brand products are very reliable. The both bikes have Japanese engine where Honda CB Hornet 160R consists of 162.71 cc engine that can create 15.04 Bhp max power and 14.76 Nm max torque. Besides, the engine of the bike is four stroke and SI technology added along with air cooling system. However, Suzuki Gixxer is 155 cc bike which consists of four stroke, one cylinder and BS 4 approved engine. The engine has air cooling system. Both bikes are naked edition sports segmented but instead of liquid cooled, company has used air cooling system. The engine of Suzuki Gixxer isb powered by 14.6 Bhp max power and 14 Nm max torque. However, both Gixxer and Hornet have five speed gearbox with wet multi plate clutch. If we consider the reliability, both Suzuki and Honda are Japanese brands and so, both are regarded very reliable in Bangladesh.
# Suspension & Brake: If we consider the suspensions of the bikes Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet 160R, we must admit that they have completely updated suspensions installed. Front suspension of both bikes are telescopic and rear suspension of Gixxer is mono which is also swingarm. Besides, the bike CB Hornet has rear mono suspension added. However, The braking system of Honda CB Hornet 160R is very updated. It has front and rear disc brake added. Front disc is comparatively bigger which is 276 mm with triple pot nissin caliper and rear brake is 220 mm disc which is single pot nissin caliper. On the other side, Suzuki Gixxer has two different versions of the bikes available. One of them single disc brake version and other one is double hydraulic disc brake version. Obviously double disc brake version bike’s price is higher than single disc brake.
# Comfort & Control: Comfort is one of the prime fact in a bike. So, now we are going to see that which one Suzuki Gixxer or Honda CB Hornet 160R will be much comfortable. Both bike has almost same category suspensions in front and rear and most amazingly both Hornet and Gixxer have single plate seating position which are also thick. So, they are much user friendly and female pillion can easily ride on the bikes. Besides, Suzuki Gixxer is available in two different braking version and so, the controlling of the bike is very much acceptable. On the other hand, Honda CB Hornet 160R is a newbie bike and so, it’s braking is yet to be proved. But due to double hydraulic disc brakes, it will not disappoint the riders. However, both CB Hornet and Suzuki Gixxer have rear wide tyres and so, they can provide better balance on rough road.
# Fuel Consumption: Honda CB Hornet 160R and Suzuki Gixxer both are fuel efficient sports bike in the segment. As stated by the report, Suzuki Gixxer consists of BS 4 engine and it would provide more than 45 km average mileage. On the other side, due to complete updated technology, the bike CB Hornet 160R would provide handsome mileage as well. Reportedly the bike Honda CB Hornet 160R will provide almost 45 km average mileage.
# Top Speed: If we consider the speed of the bikes CB Hornet 160R and Suzuki Gixxer 155, we must keep ahead Suzuki Gixxer in that case. The bike has good combination of power and torque. So, it’s top speed can cross 130 kmph reportedly. On the other side, Hornet 160R is not much good at speed. But it would provide good acceleration. The top speed of the bike would be 120 kmph reportedly.
# Price: When Suzuki Gixxer was first introduced in Bangladesh, it consisted of high price tag added. But later, it was reduced a little. Now, it has come to a level and general people can be the respective owner of the bike. It’s current price is BDT 209,95 only. On the other side, the current price of Honda CB Hornet 160R is BDT 199,900 only.
Honda CB Hornet 160R and Suzuki Gixxer both are top rated naked sports bikes in Bangladesh. Due to Japanese brands, both are very demanded. But Suzuki Gixxer is bit older bike and already proved in the country where CB Hornet is a newest addition so far. Both have attractive features and between them we can not take one. But you can. We present above the complete comparison review between this two bikes which will help you to make a choice.