Honda CBR125R

  • Sports
  • A1 licence from 17 up to 125cc

For

  • Stylish, reliable and economical
  • Cheap to buy and run
  • Quality finish

Against

  • Hard work when it's windy
  • Soft suspension and brakes

Wiki

The 2011 model was a major re-design and updated the looks in line with the latest CBR250R and VFR1200F. It retailed for £3,599 had a higher seat height of 793mm and crucially a larger rear tyre from the CBR250R. In fact both 17" wheels and tyres are from the larger sibling.

Features include:

  • Steel twin spar frame
  • 31mm fork with 120mm travel
  • Rear shock with 126mm travel
  • 276mm disc up front with 2 piston caliper
  • 220mm disc at the rear with 1 piston caliper
  • 6 speed gearbox
  • Electric start

The four stroke single cylinder 124.7cc engine is liquid cooled and develops the maximum 12.75bhp at 10,000rpm. A digital console is included showing speed, temperature, rpm, fuel level and clock.

Available colours: red/white/blue, red, black and Repsol.

Let's be honest, you probably know more about this bike than we do. If we've missed something vital or got something laughably wrong please let us know.

Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2011 £2,000 £1,600 £1,400 10,800
2012 £2,200 £1,750 £1,550 8,800
2013 £2,400 £1,900 £1,700 6,700
2014 £2,600 £2,100 £1,850 4,100
2015 £2,850 £2,300 £2,000 3,100
2016 £3,150 £2,500 £2,200 2,100
2017 £3,800 £3,050 £2,700 1,650

Prices Updated: 20th October 2017

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Insurance Costs

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Reviews

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Videos

Here's a quick walk around a 2013 model by OnroadZone:

and a 2015 model by Świat Operatora:

Model History

The CBR125R originally launched in 2004 to replace the NSR125, powered by a 124cc single cylinder engine and producing 13bhp at 10,000rpm.

In 2007 Honda introduced new sharper looks from the CBR600RR, fuel injection, a black finish to the swingarm and some tweaks to comply with Euro3 emission standards.

2011 was a complete re-design of the bike and bought the looks into line with the new CBR250R. The rear tyre increased in size while the seat height increased by 17mm and the exhaust took on a more sculpted form.

2017 saw it dropped due to Euro 4 regulations.

Availability

How many bikes like this are around, by year of production, including those licensed for use on the road and those off the road with a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN).

Year On The Road Off The Road Total Around
2011 596 51 647
2012 780 56 836
2013 854 4 858