Honda CB500X

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The Honda CB500X budget travel enduro model was first presented at the EICMA exhibition in Milan in 2012. The motorcycle is built on a single platform with models Honda CB500F and Honda CBR500R, and is mainly aimed at novice drivers with a category of A2 rights (according to European classification).

The Honda CB500X is based on a specially developed in-line 2-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 471 cc, producing about 43 hp. power and 43 Nm of torque. The maximum engine performance is from 7000 to 8500 rpm. This motor was subsequently also installed on the Honda Rebel 500 model.

In 2016, the Honda CB500X underwent a slight restyling, slightly changing the appearance, slightly increasing the capacity of the fuel tank, increasing the height of the windshield, receiving a new fork (with preload adjustment), as well as LED optics and adjustment of the front brake lever.

In 2017, the motorcycle receives a more massive exhaust and updates to meet the new environmental requirements of Euro-4.

The main features of the model include a steel frame, simple suspensions in the form of a conventional telescopic fork in front and a progressive monoshock at the rear, disc brakes (there are versions with ABS), an injector, a 6-speed gearbox, a 17.5 liter fuel tank and up to 196 kg curb masses.

Currently, the Honda CB500X is sold in many countries around the world in the European, Asian, American and other markets.

Intra-Japanese modification of the model - Honda CB400X.

The main competitors of the Honda CB500X in the class:


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Specifications Honda CB500X:

ModelHonda CB500X
Motorcycle typetourist enduro
Release year2013+
Framesteel diagonal
Engine type2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line
Working volume471 cm³
Bore / stroke67.0 x 66.8mm
Compression ratio10.7: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systeminjector, PGM-Fi
Ignition typefully transistor
Maximum power47.6 hp (35.0 kW) at 8500 rpm
Maximum torque43.0 Nm (4.4 kgm) at 7000 rpm
Drive typechain
Front tire size120 / 70ZR17 M / C (58W)
Rear tire size160 / 60ZR17 M / C (69W)
Front brakes1 disc 320mm, 2-piston caliper (CB500XA - ABS)
Rear brakes1 disc 240mm, 1-piston caliper (CB500XA - ABS)
Front suspension41mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 140mm Travel - CB500X (2013-2015)

41mm Telescopic Fork (Preload Adjustable), 140mm Travel - CB500X (2016+)

Rear suspensionpendulum Pro-Link with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 120 mm
Length2095 mm
Width830 mm
Height1260mm - CB500X 2013-2015 (windshield low)

1290mm - CB500X 2013-2015 (windshield in top position)

1360mm - CB500X 2016+ (windshield low)

1390mm - CB500X 2016+ (windshield in top position)

Wheelbase1420 mm
Minimum ground clearance170 mm
Saddle height810 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h6.0 sec
Maximum speed175 km / h
Fuel tank capacity17.3 L - CB500X (2013-2015)

17.5 L - CB500X (2016+)

Motorcycle weight (curb)192 kg - CB500X (2013-2015)

194 kg - CB500X ABS (2013-2015)

196 kg - CB500X ABS (2016+)

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda CB500X is 3.5 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.