Mahindra Mojo vs Honda CBR 250R
So finally, after long time, Mahindra Mojo 300 has been hit the Indian auto market. It has been taken a lot of time period to launch in the country. The awaited motorcycle comes in a street fighter segment. The Mojo is the best bike in this price range. The Japanese two wheeler maker, HMSI had launched the CBR 250R in the year of 2013. CBR 250R competes the newly launched Mahindra Mojo 300. We are going to take a round on two middleweight motorcycles-CBR 250R and Mojo 300 that have got a lot of attention from the audience.
Design and Style
In the Indian auto market, all motorcycle manufacturer always try to make different looks and styles bikes to receive the attention of buyers. In terms of design, the CBR250R is a fully faired motorcycle. The full faired bike comes with new graphics and excellent designing. The motorcycle receives an aggressive look as it is featured with a twin projector headlamps. It’s sharp and edges curves give a stunning look to the bike. It is also built with new revised exhaust.
On the other side, Mahindra Mojo is a naked motorcycle. It comes with a unique design and rattling look. The motorcycle is featured with twin headlights that offer clear vision on the road during night riding. The Mojo 300 gets other major cosmetic features including the golden finishing forks, swing arm, and frame. The motorcycle also comes with mirror integrated indicators.
Power and Performance
The Honda CBR250R is powered by a 249cc engine that provides robust performance. The single cylinder, liquid cooled and fuel injected motor is able to produce a vertex power of 26 BHP and a peak torque of 22.9 Nm.
Whereas, the powering of Mahindra Mojo comes from a 300cc liquid cooled, EFI, single-cylinder, DOHC engine that produces a maximum power of 27 BHP and a peak torque of 30 Nm. The motor is coupled to a 6-speed transmission.
Feature and Instrument Cluster
Mahindra Mojo provides disc brake system on the both ends. The suspension duties are performed by USD suspension at a front side and rear mono-shock forks. The bike receives a muscular fuel tank that has fuel tank capacity of 21-liter. The Mahindra mojo gets a digital and analogue instrument console that carries a host of information as odometer, speedometer, trip-meter and fuel indicator.
While the CBR 250R is available in the optional CBS. The CBR250R also gets rear mono shock forks and telescopic front forks. CBR 250r gets a massive fuel tank (fuel capacity 13 liters) that gives a rattling look to the bike. The Ground clearance of the CBR 145mm. The motorcycle is housed with a semi-digital instrument panel that displays several information as odometer, speedometer, trip-meter and fuel indicator.
Price and Verdict
The Mahindra Mojo is priced at INR1,69,870 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and the Honda CBR250R CBS is being sold at a price tag of INR 1,89,208 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The CBR 250r had been run without competition for a very long time, but now the time has made change with the arrival of the Mahindra Mojo. The Mojo is tourer while the CBR250R sports bike, therefore positioning wise both machine opposites. The Question arises, which one is best to buy? These motorcycles are high end machine and gives the rider a choice to opt for something friendly and manageable. We will tell you more about their ride and handling when we put the proper test ride. So stay tuned.