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Honda CD 70 vs Road Prince 70 | Price and Features

Bikes in PakistanHonda CD 70 vs Road Prince 70 | Price and Features
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Honda has been reigning in the Pakistani motorbike industry since the 70s. Throughout this time, Honda was known for its reliability. 2004 is when their first worthy competitor entered the market by the name of Road Prince. Honda and Road Prince have been rivals ever since. This piece is all about Honda CD 70 vs Road Prince 70.

Road Prince did storm the market by offering a replica of the CD 70, but with a price point advantage. It enabled them to attract the masses, especially the lower-middle sector. Honda, on the other hand, relied on its durability and performance. Let’s see which manufacturer’s entry motorbike stands tall today.

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CD 70 vs Road Prince 70: Specifications & Performance.

Let’s look at the specifications of the CD 70 and RP70 so that we may pinpoint the key to their difference.

Honda CD 70 2023

Engine4 Stroke OHC, Air Cooled, Single CylinderDisplacement72cc
Bore & Stroke47.0 x 41.4 mmCompression Ratio8.8:1
ClutchMultiple Wet PlatesTransmission4-Speed Transmission System
StartingKick startFrameBackbone Type
Dimension (lxwxh)1930x 790x 1190 mmGround Clearance136
Petrol Capacity8.5 Liters (Reserve: 1.0 Liter)Tire at Front2.25 – 17 (4 PR)
Tire at Back2.50 – 17 (4 PR)Dry Weight82KG
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Road Prince 70

Engine4 Stroke OHC, Air Cooled, Single CylinderDisplacement78cc
ClutchMultiple Wet PlatesTransmission4-Speed Transmission System
StartingKick startFrameBackbone Type
Dimension (lxwxh)1930x 790x 1190 mmGround Clearance135mm
Petrol Capacity9.5 Liter (Reserve 0.9l)Tire at Front2.25 – 17 (4 PR)
Tire at Back2.20 – 17 (4 PR)Dry Weight80KG

Looking at this information, we can see why Road Prince users often feel the speed lag when they switch to Honda. The fact is that RP 70 has a displacement of 78cc as compared to CD 70’s 72cc. And being 2Kgs lighter might explain why RP 70 is faster in terms of acceleration. Other numbers seem slightly better on the RP 70’s chart. The top speed for RP 70 is 80 km/h, whereas CD 70 can do up to 97km/h.

Regarding fuel economy, RP 70 offers a mileage of 65 km/l, which is quite good. However, Honda CD 70 2023 has a fantastic fuel average. Under ideal conditions, CD 70’s mileage is 72 to 80 km/l. The carburettor upgrade helps in getting closer to Honda’s claimed figures. Overall, Honda felt to me smoother in its mechanics.

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The latest models for both motorbikes were released this year, back in September.

CD70

CD70v Road Prince

Durability

We saw that both manufacturers produce commendable motorbikes in terms of performance. Regarding durability, it’s safe to say that Honda takes the lead.

Honda CD 70’s build quality is noticeably declining, yet it manages to stay ahead of Road Prince 70. The parts installed are of better grade and do not need to be frequently replaced. RP 70 users complain of having to visit the mechanic too often, either for spare parts or mechanical faults.

With little maintenance and regular check-ups, Honda CD 70 looks new and rides smoothly.

Price and Brand Value

Road Prince 70 price for 2023 is marked at PKR 81,500, whereas the price of The Honda CD 70 2023 is PKR 121,500. You can also check out the Instalment plans for Honda CD 70.

The significant price gap is a crucial factor in why many people go for RP 70. But because of having better service and brand overall, Honda has a much better resale value for its motorbikes. With this and the performance and durability CD 70 offers, consumers find it hard to say no.

You have a detailed dissection of the Honda CD 70 vs Road Prince 70.

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