2020 Honda CB300R

New color for the small Neo-Sports Café.

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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.

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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.