Can you ride the Honda CB500X on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CB500X (2013 - 2018) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Honda CB500X (2013 - 2018) motorcycle

Honda CB500X (2013 - 2018)

The CB500X is the last of Honda’s new-for-2013, novice and A2-licence friendly 500-twin triumvirate – the others being the CB500F roadster and CBR500R sports bike – and for our money, it’s the best of the bunch!

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CB500X is a 471cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size471cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output31 ft-lb
Top speed125 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight196 kg
Seat height810 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range235 miles
Fuel consumption67 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£84
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