2020 Honda CB300R

New color for the small Neo-Sports Café.

2020 Honda CB300RHonda

With its café racer styling and modern tech, the lightweight 2020 Honda CB300R nods to both the past and present in a user-friendly package built for less-experienced or first-time buyers. Its styling cues are pulled from its big brother, the CB1000R, but is equipped with the compact, yet entertaining 286cc single-cylinder engine encompassed by a lightweight, nimble-handling chassis. And not to mention that ABS comes as a standard feature.

2020 Honda CB300R Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

The Honda CB300R debuted in 2019 and replaced the CB300F. Now, the CB300R continues to support the trend of Neo-Café models. Competition in the “neo-café” realm includes Husqvarna's Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401, but if you are just interested in the general selection of minimally faired, small-displacement bikes, then the Yamaha MT-03 or past Ten Best Bike winners, the Kawasaki Z400 or KTM 390 Duke, can be worth a look. This naked bike comparison also lays out more of where the CB300R stands with the 390 Duke and Husqvarna Vitpilen 401.

Honda CB300R Updates For 2020

For 2020, the Honda CB300R is donned with a Matte Pearl Blue tank, as well as color changes to the wheels, shrouds, and headlight trim to “keep things fresh,” Honda says.

2020 Honda CB300R Claimed Specifications

Price $4,949
Engine Liquid-cooled DOHC single-cylinder; 4 valves/cyl.
Displacement 286cc
Bore x Stroke 76.0 x 63.0mm
Horsepower N/A
Torque N/A
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain
Seat Height 31.5 in.
Rake 24.7°
Trail 3.7 in.
Front Suspension 41mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in. travel
Rear Suspension Single shock; 4.2-in. travel
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 150/60-17
Wheelbase 53.3 in.
Fuel Capacity 2.7 gal.
Claimed Wet Weight 317 lb.