DSK Benelli TNT 600i vs. Honda CBR 650F

Are you wondering about which bike to buy between DSK Benelli TNT 600i and Honda CBR 650F? DSK TNT 600i is considered as one of the most effectively priced bikes in the Indian market. It is the most affordable inline-4 bike in India and comes in 3 different colors. This bike is powered by the 600cc engine that produces about 84 BHP at 11500 RPM and a maximum torque of 54.6 Nm at 10500 RPM. It is quite heavy weighing about 231 kg. The 6-speed gearbox of the motorcycle is butter-smooth. Honda CBR 650F is the first super-sport bike from Honda that is being sold in India. It comes in 7 different colors. This is an inline-4 bike much like the DSK TNT. It is powered by the 648cc engine that produces 85.42 BHP at 11000 RPM and a maximum torque of 60.5 Nm at 8500 RPM. This bike also comes with a 6-speed gearbox. It weighs about 216 kg and comes with a top speed of about 194 kmph. However, it has got limited 133mm of ground clearance and the seat height is very high for an average sized Indian at about 810mm.


The ex-showroom price of Honda CBR 650F is Rs 7.82 lakh while that of DSK TNT 600i is Rs 5.75 lakh.


According to the claimed fuel efficiency, Honda offers a mileage of 21 kmpl while DSK offers a mileage of 19 kmpl. The fuel tank capacity and reserve fuel capacity of the former bike is 17.3 L and 2 L respectively, and that of the latter bike is 15 L and 4.5 L respectively. The overall riding range of the former bike comes to 363.3 km that is more than the DSK bike, which comes at about 285 km.

Chassis and Suspension

The chassis type of the Honda bike is steel diamond and that of the DSK one is bassinet type. The front suspension of the former motorcycle comes with SDBV telescopic fork and that of the later comes with inverted front telescopic forks. The rear suspension comes with pro-link for Honda and that for the other one comes with hydraulic monoshock absorber.


CBR 650F comes with a dimension of 2107 mm x 753 mm x 1149 mm with a wheelbase and ground clearance of 1449 mm and 133 mm respectively while TNT 600i comes with a dimension of 2160 mm x 800 mm x 1180 mm with a wheelbase and ground clearance of 1480 mm and 150 mm.


DSK comes with LED tail light and multi-reflector type headlight while Honda comes with LED headlight and tail light along with pilot lamps. DSK has got added features like the high-quality comfortable split seat, legible crimson-lit instrument cluster and effective disc brae for split-second braking in comparison to Honda CBR. Both the bikes have a digital speedometer, pillion seat, pillion grab rail, pass light, clock, and engine kill switch.

While both the bikes are efficient in their own way but based on the above specifications and features, you can decide which one you want to go for, depending on your requirements.

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