2016 Honda CTX 700N Review and Price

The unspoken truth of custom bikes is that although they may appear very cool, flipping the other side of the coin reveals many downsides such as they do not turn reasonably well, they do not halt well and are reasonably uncomfortable. Enter the world of the 2016 Honda CTX 700N with all style that a custom should offer, light-intuitive steering, reasonable suspension travel, shaft drive, great cornering-clearance and the ABS system. From extreme functionality to extreme styling the 2016 Honda CTX 700N has definitely got it all.

2016 Honda CTX 700N front

2016 Honda CTX 700N Review

With a sport fairing appearance, the bike looks just like other sport bikes featuring a small front mask together with mid-sized windscreen. In addition, it has 55 watt halogen headlamps and multifaceted reflectors that give the bike both a unique look and greater visibility. Its stainless steel exhaust tip is under the same angle as that of the rear bumper which makes it rather symmetric. It also has 17-inch aluminum cast wheels house (90/90_21 front and 200/50_18 rear tire). It feature both A. B.S. and C.B.S. braking platforms with the front single 336 millimeter disc having 2-piston caliper and the rear single 296 millimeter disc having a 1-piston caliper.

It is quite long with its 71.2’ wheel base and offers low seats positioned at 26.9 inches from the ground guarantee comfort to the users. Just like other Honda`s models, it is equipped with a full LCD screen that features trip meter, clock, illuminated engine diagnostic indicators, odometer, real time and average time fuel consumption meters. Its rear shock offers nine-stage preload of spring adjustability for a complete ride over both small and bigger bumps. The instrumentation is relatively advance with a digital bar graph tachometer and speedometer.

The 2016 Honda CTX 700N is offered in a gray blue metallic color way that represents a change from last year`s pearl white and cool candy red color. The minimalistic bike has a low windshield coupled with angular single headlight on its contemporary- looking mask. It has a standard bike resemblance with the seat being almost flat but positioned somewhat low at 28.3” the 41mm fork provides front suspension while offering 4.2” of travel whereas the rear suspension provides 4.3” of travel on a pro-link single shock.

2016 Honda CTX 700N Engine and fuel economy

The engine is usually the main thing about every bike. The 2016 Honda CTX 700N is powered with a 52 degree, V-twin, SOHC, three valves -per-cylinder twin parallel liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 1,312 cc that gives enough power for almost everyone. Its riding is smooth and the response is excellent in every rpm range. Just like other Honda bikes, it offers a flat torque curve for the constant power output without any lags; a feature that makes it easy to handle and pleasant for ride. Thanks to Honda`s programmed fuel injection and great shaft final-drive 5 speed transmission, the 2016 Honda CTX 700N rides very smooth and is capable for almost all styles of ride. I weighs about 681 lbs. with a full tank of gas that is in par with its class. Fuel capacity is a 3.4 gallons while the estimated average fuel consumption is around 45 mpg.

2016 Honda CTX 700N side

It features Honda’s sophisticated A.B.S. which basically serves the purpose of creating the complete balance between the rear and front braking force. This system will also help you to halt even on wet surfaces with great confidence. The system is also designed to distribute rear and front forces electronically for maximum braking in a light package. This electronic distribution platform is actually a world’s first in sport bikes.

2016 Honda CTX 700N Price and release date

The 2016 Honda CTX 700 will debut early on 2016 with a starting price of around $8,000.

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