The CB500F is an aggressively-styled street-fighter; it’s one of Honda’s tried-and-trusted formulas, with uncompromising lines that further elevate its technical and mechanical aspects. The CB500F has an entertaining twin-cylinder engine wrapped in a simple, lightweight, sporty chassis, which can be as much fun for a veteran rider as it is for those still building their riding experience. Compact dimensions and welcoming manners make it a great tool for learning plus sensible running costs are ideal for commuting. Those same attributes also make it a genuine pleasure for weekend outings along sweeping winding roads.
Lightweight and nimble
190kg and 785mm seat height
Responsive and economical
471cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder engine with PGM-FI
41mm telescopic fork with adjustable pre-load and ABS
Cast wheelsStrong and stylish, the CB500F’s Y-spoke cast-aluminium wheels are easy to keep clean, look great and are another CB500F feature that just makes sense.
Anti-lock braking systemOur Anti-Lock Braking System can be a big help in making controlled stops in less-than-ideal conditions, like on wet pavement or other compromised surfaces. It’s a great choice whether you’re using your new bike as a commuter or just riding it for fun, since it helps you stop with added confidence.
The CB500F offers a step seat with a low height. Perfect for around-town riding or out on winding roads, it also offers plenty of room for a passenger and is specially designed to fit a variety of riders.
Passenger handholdsSturdy passenger handholds provide security for your passenger or tie-down points for smaller items.
Unique styleLess is more when it comes to the CB500F. With its lean, progressive style, the CB500F is a motorcycle that looks great while still providing incredible value and performance.
Compact exhaustThe CB500F’s compact exhaust system has a twin-outlet muffler and large-diameter pipes that put out a pleasing exhaust note.
DOHC twin-cylinder engineHonda twins are famous for their versatility, and the CB500F’s engine is one of our best ever. With increased low-end horsepower and torque this year, the parallel-twin offers accessible performance across all RPM ranges.
Programmed fuel injection
The CB500F’s PGM-FI continuously monitors several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture is delivered for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions for crisp throttle response throughout a wide variety of riding conditions.
A slipper/assist clutch lightens up the clutch-lever effort and automatically locks up tight when you release it.
A new, modern, easy-to-read LCD screen features digital speedometer and tachometer and more, including a clock, odometer, trip meter, real-time and average fuel consumption meters and illuminated engine diagnostic indicators.
Dual-lens LED headlight and LED tail and braking lights further highlight the CB500F’s street machine styling, projecting plenty of light for optimum visibility.
1× 320mm disc, ABS
1× 240mm disc, ABS
Front Suspension Type
41mm telescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel (mm)
Rear Suspension Type
Rear Wheel Travel (mm)
Fuel Capacity (L)
Ground Clearance (mm)
Overall Height (mm)
Overall Length (mm)
Overall Width (mm)
Seat Height (mm)
Kerb Weight (kg)
Bore & Stroke (mm)
67 × 66.8