Honda seems to be updating its entire 400cc line. Last week, we showed the new look of its CB400X. This week, the CBR400R gets an update.

Honda updates CBR400R for 2020 image

It’s actually quite minor. The only thing that has changed is the font used in the “CBR” lettering on the livery. It has now been adjusted to match the CBR1000RR, which it takes inspiration from. Other than that, it’s still pretty much the same CBR400R.


It’s powered by a liquid-cooled 399cc parallel twin with PGM-Fi fuel injection. This engine produces 45.4bhp of power at 9,000rpm and 38Nm of torque at 7,500rpm. It’s paired to a six-speed transmission with an assist and slipper clutch.

Honda updates CBR400R for 2020 image

The CBR400R makes itself a tempting offer with full-LED lighting, fully-digital instrument cluster, twin-barrel exhaust, aluminum cast wheels, ABS, and even an auto hazard light feature in case of sudden braking.

It’s still offered in the same three color options: Champion Red, Matte Gray and Pearl Glare White.

Honda updates CBR400R for 2020 image

While the change is fairly minor, it could hint that we can expect a similar update to the model we get locally, the CBR500R. In addition, since it looks like Honda is updating its 400cc range, we can expect an update to its CB400 Super Four next week.

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