2013 Honda CB500F/CB500F ABS Specifications
Model: CB500F / CB500FA
Engine Type: 471cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin
Bore and Stroke: 67.0mm x 66.8mm
Compression ratio: 10.7:1
Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with 34mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Six-speed
Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
Suspension Front: 41mm fork; 4.3 inches travel
Rear: Pro-Link single shock with nine-position spring preload adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Brakes Front: Twin-piston caliper with single 320mm wave disc
Rear: Single-piston caliper 240mm wave disc
Optional Honda ABS
Tires Front: 120/70ZR-17M/C
Rear: 160/60ZR-17M/C
Wheelbase: 55.5 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 25° 5’
Trail: 103mm (4.05 inches)
Seat Height: 30.9 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.1 gallons including 0.7-gallon reserve
Estimated Fuel Economy**: 71 MPG
Colors: CB500F: Black, Pearl White
CB500FA: Black
Curb Weight*: 420 pounds (CB500F) / 424 pounds (CB500FA)

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride.

**Miles per gallon values are calculated estimates of fuel consumed during laboratory exhaust emissions tests specified by the EPA, not during on-road riding. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride and maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, cargo and accessories, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

Meets current EPA standards.

Models sold in California meet current CARB standardsand may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

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