Honda CB350 RS vs Benelli 502 C


Honda CB350 RS


₹ 2.05 Lakh

Red bike

Benelli 502 C


₹ 5.42 Lakh

New Drum bike

Hero Super Splendor

New Drum

₹ 77,918


Specifications Overview

Variant Name CB350 RS MONOTONE Red New Drum
On Road Price ₹ 2.31 Lakh ₹ 6.14 Lakh ₹ 87,502
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Body Type Cruiser Bikes Sports Naked Bikes Commuter Bikes
Mileage(ARAI) 35 kmpl 20 kmpl 75 kmpl
User Rating 4.3 4.5 4.1
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 Litres 21 L 12 Litres
Engine Displacement 348.36 cc 500 cc 124.7 cc

Body & Suspension

CB350 RS colours

502 C colours

Super Splendor colours
ImagesHonda  CB350 RS  Side Profile LR imageHonda  CB350 RS  Rear Profile imageHonda  CB350 RS  Rear Profile image
CB350 RS images
Benelli 502 C  Front Profile imageBenelli 502 C  Rear Side Profile imageBenelli 502 C  Headlight image
502 C images
Hero Super Splendor  Front Side Profile imageHero Super Splendor  Front Profile imageHero Super Splendor  Front Profile image
Super Splendor images
Body Type Cruiser BikesSports Naked BikesCommuter Bikes
Suspension - Front TelescopicUpside down telescopic fork, ø41mm Outer TubeTelescopic Forks
Suspension - Rear Twin - HydraulicTelescopic coil spring oil damped, 50 mmHydraulic Shock Absorbers
Frame Type Half Duplex Cradle-Double Cradle

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type 4 Stroke & SI Engine2 cylinders in line, 4 strokes, liquid cooling, 4 valves per cylinderAir cooled& 4-stroke& Single cylinder& OHC
Max Power 21.07 PS @ 5500 rpm47.5 PS @ 8500 rpm10.8 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 30 Nm @ 3000 rpm46 Nm @ 6000 rpm10.6 Nm @ 6000rpm
Engine Capacity 348.36 cc500 cc124.7 cc
No. of Cylinders 121
No. of valves per cylinder -42
Bore x Stroke 70.0 X 90.519mm69x66.8 mm52.4 x 57.8 mm
Cooling type Air CooledLiquid coolingAir Cooled
Type ManualManualManual
Number of Gears 5 Speed6 Speed5 Speed
Fuelling PGM-FIFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Configuration Single Cylinder2 cylinders in line, 4 strokes, liquid cooling, 4 valves per cylinderSingle Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type Analogue and DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Distance to Empty Indicator Yes-No
Engine Kill Switch Yes-No
Handle Type --Single bar
Luggage Space --No
Odometer DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Speedometer AnalogueDigitalAnalogue
Seat Style --Single Seat
Shutter Lock --No
Side Stand Indicator --Yes
Tachometer -DigitalAnalogue
Start Type Self Start OnlySelf Start OnlyKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage DigitalyesAnalogue
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ABS - Anti-lock braking system Yes& Dual ChannelDual ChannelNo
Brake Assist No-No
Power Modes --No
Slipper Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch-No
Traction Control System Yes-No
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) 35 kmpl20 kmpl75 kmpl
Max Speed 135 Kmph175 Kmph90 Kmph

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 2163 mm2240 mm2042 mm
Width 800 mm950 mm740 mm
Height 1107 mm1140 mm1102 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 181 Kg216 kg122 Kg
Wheelbase 1441 mm1600 mm1273 mm
Seat Height 800 mm750 mm799 mm
Ground Clearance 168 mm170 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 Litres21 L12 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm-130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm-130 mm
Front Type Disc-Drum
Rear Type Disc-Drum
Front Tyre Size 100/90-19120/70 ZR1780/100 R18
Rear Tyre Size 130/70-18160/60 ZR1790/90 R18
Tyre Size Spare --No
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloyAlloy Wheels
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Battery Capacity 0.072 kwh2.688 kwh0.048 kwh
Battery Type Maintenance Free-Maintenance Free

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) Yes-No


Charging Socket --No

Pros & Cons

  • Ample differentiating elements from the regular CB make this one a good looker.
  • Good pricing for the segment
  • Torquey engine that also sounds great on the move.
  • After sale service is good
  • Good mileage
  • Parts are easily available
  • Limited number of Big Wing outlets in India.
  • Tall gearing a hamper during slow city rides
  • Top end isn't as punchy as expected.
  • Average build quality
  • Average looks
  • Engine is not realiable

Detailed Comparison of CB350 RS and 502 C


CB350 RS comes with a 1 cylinder, 348 cc, 4 Stroke & SI Engine Petrol Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Benelli 502 C comes with a 2 cylinder, 500 cc, 2 cylinders in line, 4 strokes, liquid cooling, 4 valves per cylinder Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.


Honda CB350 RS comes with 5 Speed Manual transmission and 502 C comes with 6 Speed Manual transmission.


Honda CB350 RS has a 15 Litres fuel tank with 1107 mm seat height. Benelli 502 C has 1140 mm seat height and 21 L fuel tank capacity.

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    Hemant   (Verified)
    20 Jan 2023
    Review for Honda CB350 RS
    Very nice I like Honda brand because of the mileage
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    5 Months ago
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    Rajeev   (Verified)
    5 Months ago
    Review for Honda CB350 RS

    Very nice riding comfort. Minus points.... No ladies foot rest, no back support fo back seat, small mud flap in the front, no proper mud guard at the rear. Weak head light.
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    Anand Das   (Verified)
    6 Months ago
    Review for Honda CB350 RS

    I would say just take a test drive of this bike, this is a full package,it is best for both city and highway,its performance is awesome and the slipper clutch is very smooth,the sound of the exhaust is lovely.
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    Manuj Bhatia   (Verified)
    8 Months ago
    Review for Honda CB350 RS

    Fit and finish are best in class. There is very little vibration. For this price range, features like traction control, ABS, side stand, engine turn off/on gear mode.
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Comparisons for Honda CB350 RS vs Benelli 502 C

Confused between CB350 RS & 502 C? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Honda CB350 RS or Benelli 502 C? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about CB350 RS MONOTONE variant of Honda CB350 RS, it has been priced at Rs 2.31 Lakh. On the other hand, Benelli 502 C will cost you Rs 3.83 Lakh more than CB350 RS. Red variant of Benelli 502 C comes with a price tag of Rs 6.14 Lakh. When comparing both the models from a technical perspective, 502 C has more power under the hood with a 500 CC engine . Contrastingly, CB350 RS comes loaded with a 348 CC engine . Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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  • What is the on-road price of Honda CB350 RS?

    The on-road price of Honda CB350 RS is Rs. 2.31 Lakh in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Benelli 502 C?

    The on-road price of Benelli 502 C is Rs. 6.14 Lakh in New Delhi