Sports commuter vehicles are slowly gaining popularity in India. To stay competitive in this segment, Hero MotoCorp recently launched the Xtreme 160R 4V in the Indian market. It is one of the main competitors of the Honda Hornet 2.0, which replaced the CB Hornet 160R in its lineup. Here is a comparison between the Xtreme 160R 4V and the Hornet 2.0.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Honda Hornet 2.0: Design
Both the Xtreme 160R 4V and the Hornet 2.0 are straight up street fighters. They feature a low front design, gold USD forks, aggressive headlight design, clean rear and split seat setup. Both motorcycles are available in four color schemes.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Honda Hornet 2.0: Engines
The Xtreme 160R 4V features a reworked 163.2 cc oil-cooled engine producing 16.66 bhp at 8,500 rpm and peak torque output of 14.6 Nm at 6,500 rpm. It is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The Hornet 2.0 features a larger 184.40 cc fuel injected engine producing 17.03 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a peak torque output of 16.1 Nm at 6,000 rpm. It is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Honda Hornet 2.0: Features
Both motorcycles feature LED lighting, split seats, side stand cut-offs, single-channel ABS, digital instrument cluster and hazard switches. The Xtreme 160R 4V also features Bluetooth connectivity.
Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Honda Hornet 2.0: Hardware
Both motorcycles use USD forks at the front and a single shock at the rear. However, the lower version of the Xtreme 160R 4V is equipped with a telescopic fork at the front. Braking duties for both motorcycles are handled by 276 mm petal discs at the front and 220 mm petal discs at the rear.
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Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Honda Hornet 2.0: Prices and Models
The Xtreme 160R 4V is available in three models. Available in Standard, Connected and Professional editions.Their price is ¥127,000, ¥133,000 and ¥136,000 respectively.Hornet 2.0, on the other hand, offers a single variant that costs ¥136,000. All prices are ex-showroom prices.
First published date: June 21, 2023 at 12:53 PM EST