Honda VFR800X Crossrunner

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Honda VFR800X Crossrunner (2014-2016)

The crossover model `` Honda VFR800X Crossrunner was first presented in 2010 at the EICMA exhibition in Milan, and went into series since 2011. The model was targeted at sales in Japan, Europe and Australia.

The appearance of the Crossrunner was driven by Honda's desire to offer the market a new model in the rapidly gaining popularity class of modern crossovers - road bikes with the ability to ride comfortably on roads of various qualities. So, based on the sports tourist Honda VFR800F, the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner appeared.

Initially, the Crossrunner had a fairly short-travel suspension and not the highest ground clearance, but since 2014 the motorcycle has received a number of changes - from the exterior to the engine. The new modification has become higher, increased ground clearance, received new suspensions with increased travel and more powerful radial brakes. It was this generation that endowed the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner with features that make it a full-fledged crossover and one of the most attractive models in the class.

The basis of the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner was a 4-cylinder V-twin liquid-cooled engine, 782 cc, producing 102 hp. power and 74 Nm of torque. Since 2014, the engine has received some changes (in particular, increased compression ratio) and increased performance to 106 hp. / 75 Nm. The motor was not an independent development, but migrated from the Honda VFR800F model.

In 2017, the model receives further changes, which, however, were not so noticeable compared to the last restyling. So, the model received a windshield adjustment, a new muffler and a black front caliper mount (in previous versions - white).

The key features of the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner include an aluminum frame, ABS (with combined braking system), traction control system (since 2014, TCS traction control has been replaced by the new S-TCS (Selectable Torque Control System) traction control system from Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer, allowing you to choose one of two options or disable it completely), cantilever rear swingarm, hydraulic clutch, Hyper VTEC system (disables part of the valves at low revs and connects from medium), 6-speed gearbox and from 238 kg curb weight.

Of the touring and comfort options available for the Crossrunner, we should single out the standard wardrobe trunks system, height-adjustable windshield, adjustable seat height, heated handlebars, automatic turn-off and quick-shifter.

The "big brother" of the model is Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer.

The main competitors of the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner in the class:


Honda VFR800X Crossrunner
Honda VFR800X Crossrunner
Honda VFR800X Crossrunner


Specifications Honda VFR800X Crossrunner:

ModelHonda VFR800X Crossrunner
Motorcycle typetourist enduro (adventure, dual sport)
Release year2011-2017
Engine type4-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped (90 °)
Working volume782 cm³
Bore / stroke72.0 x 48.0 mm
Compression ratio11.6: 1 - VFR800X (2011-2013)

11.8: 1 - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder with Hyper VTEC
Fuel supply systeminjector, PGM-Fi, 36mm
Ignition typetransistor
Maximum power102.0 h.p. (75.0 kW) @ 10,000 rpm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

106.0 h.p. (78.0 kW) @ 10,250 rpm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Maximum torque74 Nm (7.5 kg * m) @ 9250 rpm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

75 Nm (7.6 kg * m) @ 8500 rpm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Drive typechain
Front tire size120/70-ZR17 M / C (58V)
Rear tire size180/55-ZR17 M / C (73V)
Front brakes2 discs, 296mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS) - VFR800X (2011-2013)

2 discs, 310 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (ABS) - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Rear brakes1 disc, 256 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)
Front suspension43 mm telescopic fork, xod - 108 mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

43 mm HMAS telescopic fork (adjustable), 145 mm travel - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Rear suspensionpendulum Pro-Link with monoshock, travel - 119 mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

pendulum Pro-Link with monoshock (adjustable), stroke - 148 mm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Motorcycle length2130mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

2190 mm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Motorcycle width800mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

870 mm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Motorcycle height1240mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

1360 mm - VFR800X (2014-2016)

1385 mm - VFR800X (2017)

Wheelbase1465mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

1475 mm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Saddle height815mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

815/835 mm (adjustable) - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Minimum ground clearance140mm - VFR800X (2011-2013)

165 mm - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Acceleration to 100 km / h3.7 sec
Maximum speed200 km / h
Fuel tank capacity21.4 L - VFR800X (2011-2013)

20.8 L - VFR800X (2014-2017)

Motorcycle weight (curb)238 kg - VFR800X (2011-2013)

244 kg - VFR800X (2014-2016)

246 kg - VFR800X (2017)

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda VFR800X Crossrunner is 5.2 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.