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2015 Honda CB300F Review
2015 Honda CB300F on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
Less Is More: the New CB300F is Here…
This lightweight and nimble-handling naked bike offers plenty of fun for beginners and experienced motorcyclists. Featuring a 300-class engine, the new CB300F carries a dash of attitude and independence along with its versatile creds. Whether you’re commuting, zipping around town or headed out for a weekend ride, its roomy ergonomics, great handling and broad powerband make every ride a blast. Thanks to its affordable price tag, adding on a few Honda Genuine Accessories is easy-a simple way to give it that extra bit of flair and make it uniquely your own.
The new 2015 Honda CB300F–you get all the great CBR300R features, but in a bike that offers the pure, clean look some riders prefer—and once you see a CB300F, you may prefer it yourself. An added plus: The CB300F is a little bit lighter, and you sit up a little straighter. You’re a little more involved in your riding world. It’s an especially good choice for the urban rider.
The two share the same great engine—bigger and more powerful than the CBR250R, it offers a wider powerband and more power, great traits for a bike in this category. Like the CBR300R, thanks to it’s single-cylinder engine design, the CB300F is narrow, light, and fun. And the fuel-injected engine also offers excellent fuel economy.
But maybe the best news of all is the price. This is one bike you’ve got to check out.
Light, Narrow, Low.
Because it’s a single-cylinder machine, the CB300F is narrow, and with its low 30.7-inch seat height and light 348-pound curb weight, putting your feet down in parking lots or at stoplights can be a lot easier.
The Power of One.
The CB300F uses a single-cylinder engine with fuel injection, double-overhead cams and a counterbalancer. Sure that’s tech talk, but the architecture offers some very real advantages. Maybe the most important is power delivery: a single offers the kind of torque and midrange power that’s well suited for all levels of riders.
Awesome Fuel Efficiency.
The new CB300F is a huge winner at the gas pump, with an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 71 miles per gallon*. Plus, the bike is passenger capable and freeway legal—versatile, affordable, and fun!
*Honda’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions; tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
2015 Honda CB300F Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
– Engine displaces 286cc for responsive power throughout the rev range.
– Derived from the CBR250R engine, a new crankshaft and connecting rod create a longer engine stroke (up to 63mm from 55mm) to add 37cc of displacement.
– PGM-FI fuel injection produces crisp throttle response throughout the rev range.
– Stylish CBR500R-inspired exhaust system features larger internal volume for increased performance, enhanced appearance and a throaty exhaust note.
– Specially configured seat and side covers provide an easy reach to the ground.
– Full LCD multi-function digital meter.
– Affordable pricing: $3999.
– Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Honda Genuine Accessories†
Honda Racing Seat Bag, Carbon Fiber Tank Pad, Carbon Fiber Fuel Lid Cover, Drive Chain Case (Carbon-Style), Under Engine Cowl (Carbon-Style), Front Fender (Carbon-Style), Under Cowl (Carbon-Style), Front Headlight Cover (Carbon-Style), Tank Shroud (Carbon-Style), Chrome Bar Ends, Seat Cowl (Color-matched), Honda Racing Red Reflective Wheel Stripe Stickers
Honda Signature Accessories†
Available Accessory Seat is more than 1 inch lower than standard seat for easier reach to the ground.
† WARRANTY: Because we’re so confident in the quality of each of our Honda Genuine Accessories, we’re pleased to offer one of the best warranties in the industry. One-year warranty begins on the day accessories are purchased by the customer.
2015 Honda CB300F Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Multifunction Digital Instrumentation
The CB300F’s digital gauges with analog tachometer provide vital riding information in a styled, hi-tech instrumentation package featuring digital speedometer, fuel gauge, coolant temp, tripmeter/odometer and clock.
Clean, Open Design
Less is more with a CB300F. The minimal bodywork gives this machine a clean, open naked styled sport bike look that’s not only cool but that helps make it even lighter.
The CB300F features front and rear hydraulic discs for excellent stopping power and brake feel. The single front 296mm and 220mm rear hydraulic discs helps keep things simple and lowers unsprung weight, too.
Fuel injection means the CB300F starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhance performance and fuel efficiency.
A single is the perfect choice for a bike like the CB300F. It’s light, simple, provides excellent fuel efficiency and features a broad powerband with plenty of low-revving torque—just what you want in your first motorcycle.
Because it features a counterbalancer, the CB300F engine is a smooth runner. You get the narrow overall width and power advantages of a single along with the smoothness of a multi-cylinder bike.
Pro-Link® Rear Suspension
The CB300F uses a single-shock preload- adjustable rear suspension that not only gives you a smooth ride, but helps enhance handling as well, just as on some of our larger sport models.
Narrow Seat & Low Seat Height
A low 30.7-inch seat height does more than help make sure the CB300F fits a wide range of riders. It makes it easier to put your feet down at stoplights and in parking lots—a big confidence builder. Plus, we’ll offer a Honda Genuine Accessory seat that’ll lower seat height even further!
Removing the rear passenger seat provides a lockable area to throw a map, gloves, or a spare set of sunglasses.
A separate passenger seat, integrated grab rail, and standard passenger footpegs mean you can take a friend along when you go riding–another example of the CB300F’s versatility.
2015 Honda CB300F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3,999 USD
286cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke
76mm x 63mm
PGM-Fi, 38mm throttle body
Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
DOHC; four valves per cylinder
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
37mm fork; 4.65 inches travel
Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjustability; 4.07 inches travel
Single 296mm disc
Single 220mm disc
98mm (3.9 inches)
348 pounds. Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.
Miles Per Gallon
71 MPG – Honda’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
2015 Honda CB300F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $NA CDN
Model not available at press time.
2015 Honda CB300F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European/UK Specifications/Technical Details
UK/European MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for Pricing in GBP (On The Road).
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Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice.