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2023 Honda Rebel 300 [Specs, Features, Photos]

2023 Honda Rebel 300
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The 2023 Honda Rebel 300: You Little Rebel!

Many Japanese Manufacturers sell small displacement bikes, but the 2023 Honda lineup has the only true sub 400cc cruiser, the Honda Rebel 300. A compact and stylish cruiser motorcycle with a low-slung profile and minimalist blacked-out design that’s perfect for city riding and commuting.

Powered by a liquid-cooled 286cc single-cylinder engine that delivers smooth and reliable performance, mated to a six-speed transmission with a light clutch for easy shifting. The LED lighting will come in handy when the incredible fuel economy and 3-gallon fuel tank have you still riding well after the sun goes down.

The Rebel’s plush seat is low, measuring 690 mm (27.2 in) in height, making it simple for majority of riders to stop with both feet flat on the ground. Honda’s superb quality consistently delivers ergonomics that have a wide range of rider sizes feeling right at home in the saddle.

The 2023 Honda Rebel 300 starts at $4,749 USD / $7,134 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2023 Honda Rebel 300 in one place.

2023 Honda Rebel 300


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $4,749 USD / $7,134 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • Blacked-out style
    • Low seat height
    • Optional Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
    • “Fat” front and rear tires
    • LED Lighting
  • Colors: Candy Diesel Red or Matte Black Metallic

Main Specs

  • Engine: 286cc single-cylinder engine
  • Power: 25 hp
  • Torque: 17.6 lb.-ft
  • Curb Weight: 364 lbs. (165 kg)
  • Seat Height: 27.2 in (691 mm) at lowest point

2023 Honda Rebel 300


2023 Honda Rebel 300 Specifications

From Honda

ENGINE

Engine 286cc  liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Power 25 HP
Bore x Stroke 76.0mm x 63.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.7:1
Induction Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI); 38mm throttle body
Starter Electric
Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch
Transmission Six-speed
Final Drive O-ring-sealed chain; 14T/36T

CHASSIS

Suspension Front 41mm fork; 4.8-inch travel
Suspension Rear Dual shocks; 5.5-inch travel
Brakes Front Single 296mm disc; ABS
Brakes Rear Single 240mm disc; ABS
Tires Front 130/90-16
Tires Rear 150/80-16
Fuel Tank Capacity 3.0 gallons
Color Candy Diesel Red or Matte Black Metallic

ELECTRICAL

Ignition Full transistorized ignition
Spark Plugs
Headlight
Tail Light

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length
Ground Clearance
Trail 4.3 inches
Wheelbase 58.7 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 28° 0′
Seat Height 27.2 inches
Curb Weight 364 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)

WARRANTY

Warranty Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty
Extension Extended coverage available with a HondaCare Protection Plan®

2023 Honda Rebel 300


2023 Honda Rebel 300 Features

STYLE

BLACKED-OUT STYLE
The Rebel is a blank canvas for your self expression and customization. But unlike the canvas you buy at the art store, this one’s not boring white. As is, its blacked-out engine pieces, frame, and bodywork elements look great during the day and even better at night.

BLACKED-OUT MUFFLER
Forget about having to polish chrome—the Rebel’s blacked-out exhaust system blends perfectly with the bike’s overall look. And maybe the biggest plus? The awesome sound that’s so important to the riding experience.

CLASSIC INSTRUMENT SHAPE
Another iconic element combining traditional and new, the Rebel’s instruments take a classic shape and fill it with totally up-to-date digital LCD information.

ROUND HEADLIGHT
Another critical item in motorcycle design is the headlight. The Rebel 300 features a headlight with a round, three-inch nacelle that gives the bike plenty of character.

ALL LED LIGHTING PACKAGE
LED lighting is where it’s at now. LEDs can be lighter, brighter, and require fewer lifetime replacements than incandescent bulbs. That’s why the Rebel 300 features an all-LED lighting package—headlight, taillight, turn signals, even the license-plate light.

COLOR CHOICES
Check out the bold colors you could be styling: Candy Diesel Red or Matte Black Metallic.

OPTIONAL Honda ACCESSORIES
The Rebel 300 has an extensive line of accessories, ready for you to personalize your bike. For example, check out the diamond-stitched main seat, a backrest, saddlebags and a carrier, passenger seat with footpegs kit, backrest, and much, much more.

STEEL REAR FENDER
The Rebel has a steel rear fender that’s color-matched to the tank. The paint looks great, and the steel fender helps provide a solid support for the optional/removable passenger seat.

WIDE FORK
It’s what’s up front that counts most in style, and the Rebel knocks it out of the park. Of course the front suspension offers precise steering and a plush ride, but the fat fork tubes give the bike a substantial presence too. Last year we fine-tuned the fork for even better comfort and performance, and everyone loves the result.

REFINED REAR SUSPENSION
The Rebel 300’s rear shocks are nitrogen filled, and have a special spring rate too. Just like the front suspension, it’s about adding both comfort and performance to your riding experience.

WIDE FRONT AND REAR TIRES
The Rebel’s low, fat rear tire gives you plenty of grip while helping to lower the bike’s overall seat height and stance. The wide front tire not only gives the bike a great look, but it helps provide superior handling and stopping power. Plus, the wide profile perfectly complements the rear tire’s look.

COMFORT

LOW SEAT HEIGHT
When it comes to seat heights, almost everyone likes them lower, and the Rebel has one of the lowest seats in anyone’s lineup. It’s comfortable when you ride, and it makes it easier to flat-foot it at stoplights or in parking lots.

LIGHT WEIGHT
The Rebel 300 is a lot more fun and friendly to ride than some bigger machines—perfect if you’re just getting started, or if you’re looking for a nimble bike. The light overall weight and a low center of gravity help performance, too.

NARROW
Super-narrow, especially at the critical tank/seat junction, the Rebel makes it easier to get on and off the bike, and to put your feet down at stops. Plus, the Rebel fits a wide variety of riders.

ROOMY RIDER TRIANGLE
A rider makes contact with the bike at three points: the seat, the handlebar, and the footpegs. The Rebel’s rider triangle strikes the perfect balance between laid-back cruiser and more active sport riding. You ride with a commanding presence, and the minute you sit on a Rebel in your dealership, you’ll know it.

SINGLE SEAT WITH AVAILABLE ACCESSORY PASSENGER SEAT AND FOOTPEG KIT
With the Rebel 300 you can easily set your bike up for riding solo, or take a passenger along in style: the removable seat rails, optional passenger seat, passenger footpegs and footpeg hangers are all simple, bolt-on parts.

ENGINEERING

SLIPPER/ASSIST CLUTCH
This technology was first developed and perfected in Honda racing machines. The slipper/assist clutch means you get a lighter clutch pull at the lever, but a solid lockup when you release the lever and apply power. It’s technology that reduces clutch effort at the bar by about 30 percent.

SUPERIOR HANDLING
A lot of today’s motorcycles look great standing still, but disappoint once the road gets twisty. At Honda, we set high standards for the way all our bikes handle and feel, and the Rebel is a perfect example—we’ve paid just as much attention to the way this bike corners and handles as we have its knockout styling.

DIE-CAST ALUMINUM REAR SUBFRAME
Here’s a chance for Honda designers to take a functional part of the motorcycle and make it look extra cool. The aluminum subframe/fender mounts are strong, subtle, light, and provide a solid foundation for the optional/removable passenger seat.

FUEL TANK
One of the key items in motorcycle design is the fuel tank. The Rebel’s iconic fuel-tank shape is timeless, but functionally it also teams up with the bike’s great fuel efficiency to give you plenty of range.

PERFORMANCE

SPORTY ENGINE
At Honda, we’re famous for our engines, and we’ve given the Rebel 300 a great one. First, the facts: it’s a single-cylinder with fuel injection, double-overhead cams and a counterbalancer. Because it’s a single, it’s light and super narrow, which helps reduce the overall bike’s weight. It also offers the kind of torque and midrange power that’s well suited for all levels of riders.

CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS
Cast wheels front and rear are light, practical, easy to keep clean, and give the Rebel a look that tells you this is not built like a retro machine. The wide rims and tires add to the bikes appearance, too.

 


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