Quick Comparison: Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 vs Honda CBR250R

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 vs Honda CBR250R (Quick Comparison): Suzuki’s all-new 250cc Gixxer SF is the newest entry into the quarter-litre segment with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 1.71 lakh. The recently launched motorcycle seems to be slightly overpriced as we were expecting it to get an ex-showroom price tag of around INR 1.50 lakh.

The most talked-about rival for the Gixxer SF 250 is the Honda CBR250R, with both bikes having an equal overall power output of 26.5 HP. The torque value is slightly different while the Gixxer SF 250 produces both the values at 500 rpm higher than the current-gen CBR250R.

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

Honda offers liquid cooling and fuel injection while SF 250 is available with oil cooler and fuel injection. The cost-cutting may be visible on the Suzuki motorcycle in terms of engine components while ABS used here is dual channel. Also, the lighting is LED and further saves power consumption on the motorcycle. Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 is lighter by 6 kg, helping the brand claim a powerful position in terms of power-to-weight ratio on the paper. Here is a quick comparison between the newly launched Gixxer SF 250 and the Honda CBR250R.

Honda CBR250R
Honda CBR250R

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 vs Honda CBR250R

Engine & Performance

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

  • Displacement – 249cc
  • Cooling Type – Air-Cooled + Oil-Cooler
  • Max. Power – 26.5 HP @ 9000 rpm
  • Max. Torque – 22.6 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • Gearbox – 6-Speed
  • Fuel System – Fuel Injection
  • Top Speed – 150 kmph (Expected)
  • Mileage – 35-40 kmpl (Expected)

Honda CBR250R

  • Displacement – 249.6cc
  • Cooling Type – Liquid-Cooled
  • Max. Power – 26.5 HP @ 8500 rpm
  • Max. Torque – 22.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
  • Gearbox – 6-Speed
  • Fuel System – Fuel Injection
  • Top Speed – 145 kmph (Approx.)
  • Mileage – 35-40 kmpl (Approx.)
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Brakes & Suspension

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

  • Front Brake – Single Disc
  • Rear Brake – Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension – Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension – Monoshock

*Suzuki has not yet revealed the exact disc size for both the brakes.

Honda CBR250R

  • Front Brake – 296mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake – 220mm Single Disc
  • 2-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension – Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension – Monoshock
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250's Instrument Console
Suzuki Gixxer SF 250’s Instrument Console
Honda CBR250R's Instrument Console
Honda CBR250R’s Instrument Console

Dimensions & Weight

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 vs Honda CBR250R

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

  • Overall Length – 2010 mm
  • Overall Width – 740 mm
  • Overall Height – 1035 mm
  • Seat Height – 800 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1345 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 165 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 161 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12 litres

Honda CBR250R

  • Overall Length – 2030 mm
  • Overall Width – 720 mm
  • Overall Height – 1127 mm
  • Seat Height – 784 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1369 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 145 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 167 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 13 litres

Tyres & Frame

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

  • Front Tyre – 110/70-R17
  • Rear Tyre – 150/60-R17
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Wheel Size – 17-inch

Honda CBR250R

  • Front Tyre – 110/70-17
  • Rear Tyre – 140/70-17
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Wheel Size – 17-inch

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 ABS – INR 1.71 Lakh
  • Honda CBR250R ABS – INR 1.95 Lakh
Quick Comparison: Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 vs Honda CBR250R
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