2005 Honda VTX 1300 C

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2005 Honda VTX 1300 C before buying this Cruiser bike. The 2005 VTX1300 C is made in Japan. With front Disc brakes that will securely stop this VTX 1300C motorcycle on demand. It comes standard ...     read more
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2005 Honda VTX1300 C

Model Overview:

2005 VTX1300 C

Bodystyle Cruiser
Warranty 12 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year N/A
Displacement (cc) 1312
Engine Type V Twin
Nextstep Bg

2005 Honda VTX 1300 C

Intro

Honda released three different models in the VTX 1300 lineup for 2005. The MSRP for each of the three 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers is around $9,600. The engines in the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 series are liquid-cooled and have three valves per cylinder. These cruisers come equipped with a vinyl seat that is designed to accommodate two riders. The 2005 Honda VTX 1300 C cruiser comes with a grab rail and foot pegs for both riders, while the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R and VTX 1300 S motorbikes both come equipped with a floor board for the driver and foot pegs for the passenger.

These two models also feature a detachable passenger seat and a standard grab rail as well. The frames of these 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers are made of steel and the wheels are made of aluminum. The center dashboard of the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers feature digital instrumentation, a speedometer, a trip odometer and fuel level warning and temperature warning lights as well. These motorcycles also have storage space available underneath the seat as well. Many people say that the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers are great starter bikes for novice riders.

Many riders feel these Honda cruisers are much more comfortable than Softail models. Riders say that these 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers are a great choice for a daily commuter. Many people like these 2005 Honda cruiser motorcycles more than Harley-Davidson models. Riders routinely praise the powerful performance the engines in the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 cruisers provide. Many riders are able to get around 45 to 50 miles per gallon. Riders also say that the 2005 Honda VTXC 1300 cruisers are very low maintenance and easy to work on from home.

Many people use these motorcycles to get to work, travel around town on errands and cruise the roadways on the weekends. Riders say that these motorcycles are reasonably priced, have great styling and powerful engines as well. Riders love these cruisers for their reliability and often use them to travel hundreds of miles on the weekends. These motorcycles are dependable, durable and available at an affordable retail price. Most riders are thoroughly impressed with these motorcycles and think they are a great deal.

Riders typically show a significant preference for the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R when compared to other cruisers and other motorcycles currently available. Many riders think that the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R cruiser has significantly better engine performance, reliability, design touring capabilities and roadway safety than other bikes currently on the market. Riders also think these Honda cruisers are more fun to ride and provide more value for the money as well. However, riders typically indicate that other motorcycles have better racing track and off-roading capabilities than the 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R cruiser.

New For 2005
  • The Honda VTX 1300 C, VTX 1300 S and VTX 1300 R were all carryovers for 2005.

2005 Honda VTX 1300 Specs

  • Models: 2005 Honda VTX 1300 C, VTX 1300 S, VTX 1300 R
  • Engine Type: 1312 cc four-stroke two-cylinder V-Twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.53 x 4.11 inches
  • Compression ratio: 9:2:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gallons and 1 reserve gallon
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 65.5 inches, 65.7 inches
  • Rake: 32°
  • Trail: 5.9 inches, 5.7 inches
  • Seat Height: 27.5 inches, 27.4 inches
  • Curb Weight: 641 pounds, 661 pounds, 669 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 110/90 R19, 140/80 R17
  • Tires (Rear): 170/80 R15, 170/80 R15

Accessories

  • The 2005 Honda VTX 1300 lineup is available in Titanium, Bright Blue Metallic, Black, Magenta Metallic and Candy Red
  • Chrome Backrest With Low Pad
  • Chrome Backrest With Tall Pad
  • Chrome Driveshaft Cover
  • Chrome Light Bar
  • Chrome Master Cylinder Cap
  • Chrome Spotlight Visors
  • Chrome Square-Tube Rear Carrier
  • Custom Windshield
  • Cycle Cover
  • Deluxe Chrome Backrest Trim With Emblem
  • Deluxe Chrome Backrest With Pad
  • Deluxe Chrome Rear Carrier
  • Fringed Leather Front Pouch, Saddle Bags and Touring Bag
  • Headlight Cowl
  • Lower Cowl
  • Plain Leather Front Pouch, Saddle Bags, Tank Belt and Touring Bag
  • Saddlebag Mounting Brackets
  • Studded Leather Front Pouch, Saddle Bags, Tank Belt and Touring Bag

Key Competitors For The 2005 Honda VTX 1300

  • The 2005 Suzuki Boulevard C90
  • The 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado
  • The 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic
  • The 2005 Moto Guzzi California Stone
  • The 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic
  • The 2005 Husqvarna TC 250 motorcycle

Available VTX 1300 Sub Models

2005 Honda VTX 1300 R Buyer's Guide 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
2005 Honda VTX 1300 S Buyer's Guide 2005 Honda VTX 1300 S
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
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