Compare Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer

Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer

Check the comparison between Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer bike here. The recently launched Honda CB Unicorn 160 is a famous bike compared a lot with the another famous new launched giant – Suzuki Gixxer before purchasing. The motorcycle – Honda CB Unicorn 160, doesn’t replace the Trigger or the nearly 10 year old Unicorn. 

This is a powerful rival against the Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ Fi version 2.0 and the TVS Apache RTR 160. Lets check which is better in engine, mileage, power, performance, safety and stability. Gixxer gets the best looking tail pipe as well as instrument cluster. Unicorn has the added advantage of highest capacity engine and torque output, in addition to the Combi-Braking.

Engine, Performance and Mileage

Honda CB Unicorn 160 powered by 162.71 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled 4-stroke SI engine. Honda used Honda Eco Technology (HET) for more power and efficiency. The engine can churns out 14.5 BHP @ 8000 rpm power and 14.61 NM @ 6000 rpm torque. Engine mated to 5-speed gears transmission. 106 kmph is the top speed of Honda CB Unicorn 160. It can return 62 kmpl mileage on ride.

Suzuki Gixxer 155 commuter powered by 4-Stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC 155 cc engine. This is said to be the  best affordable and available 150cc bike in this segment. The engine can churns out 14.8PS power at 8,000 rpm. Maximum torque produced is of 14Nm at 6,000rpm on ride. It is mated with five speed manual gears transmission. 63.2 kmpl is the claimed mileage of Suzuki Gixxer 155.

Safety and Comfort Features

Your safety is well assured in Honda CB Unicorn 160 with 240mm Disc brake in front and 130mm Drum brake at rear. Suspension offered is Telescopic Forks Front Suspension and Spring Loaded Hydraulic Type (Monoshock) suspension at rear. There is Ground Clearance of  150 mm and Wheelbase of 1324 mm. 

Suzuki Gixxer 155 gets good suspension and braking option. The bike gets Telescopic suspension in front and Monoshock suspension at rear. Brakes used are Disc in front and drum brakes at the rear. The  light, rigid frame and technology ensures best class performance and comfortable riding on roads. It has 12 litres fuel tank capacity and 135kg kerb weight. 

Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS Honda CB Unicorn 160 Suzuki Gixxer
Engine displacement 163cc 155cc
max Power 14.71PS 14.8PS
max Torque 14.61Nm 14.00Nm
Ignition CDI CDI
Fuel system Carburettor Carburettor
Wheelbase 1324mm 1330mm
Ground clearance 150mm 160mm
Kerb weight 135kg 135kg
Starting option Kick/electric start Kick/electric start
Transmission 5-speed 5-speed
Max Speed 106kmph 112.78kmph
Fuel tank capacity 12l 12l
Suspension (Front ) Telescopic Telescopic
Suspension (Rear) Monoshock Monoshock
Front brake 240mm disc 240mm disc
Rear brake 130mm drum 130mm drum
Front wheel / tyre 80/100-17 100/80-17
Rear wheel / tyre 110/80-17 140/60-R17
Price (Ex-showroom-Delhi) Rs 74,414 Rs 72,199

Suzuki Gixxer Price in India: Rs 72,199/-

Honda CB Unicorn 160 Price in India: Rs. 74,414/-

2 thoughts on “Compare Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer

  1. Sweedy
    February 13, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Dont think so
    gixxer tops better then unicorn.

  2. rahul
    December 29, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    no doubt Honda wins the battle than the newcomer gixxer

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