2013 Honda Rebel

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The Honda Rebel may not be as good looking as its more upscale siblings, but certainly has what it needs to make you look cool while riding it.

As far as looks are concerned, the Rebel features a timeless design with a fat rear tyre, a big headlight and an old school fuel tank. On the comfort side of things, the Honda Rebel rewards you with a spacious saddle and a modern handlebar which offer a pretty relaxed riding position.

The bike is built around a 234 cc four stroke twin engine which offers a decent amount of power and is paired with a smooth five speed transmission.

One of the biggest advantages offered by the Rebel is its fuel consumption which is rated at only 86 mpg.

The bike rides on a 33mm front fork (4.6 inches of wheel travel) and rear dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability (2.9 inches of wheel travel).

Hit the jump for more information on the Honda Rebel.


Honda Rebel

Rebel riders agree, this bike makes you look good no matter how long you’ve been riding. It’s an entry-level bike, sure, but it boasts big-bike styling with its timeless cruiser looks and nifty chrome highlights. Its reliable 234cc four-stroke twin delivers smooth power, and its five-speed transmission is a no-brainer to shift. Why pay more for a lesser bike? The Rebel’s sticker price is as unbelievable as its outstanding fuel efficiency—proof positive it’s a Honda.

The Rebel has ample power and handling to get you round your learning curve. Plus, it comes with a large measure of technology, like an automatic cam-chain tensioner and maintenance-free CD ignition to help ensure reliability. All in all, the Rebel excels at being a Honda.

Electric Starter

Honda Rebel

Simple, reliable push-button electric starter makes getting underway a snap, even on cold mornings or if your bike’s been sitting for a week.

Spoke Wheels

The Rebel’s spoke-type wheels with chrome rims add a real custom look to this sharp machine.

Front Disc Brake

Front disc brake with twin-piston caliper provides great, predictable stopping power and is self-adjusting.

Classic Styling Accents

Honda Rebel

Custom-styled, chrome-plated headlight, taillight and turn signal casings add gleaming touches to the classic Rebel package. Pullback handlebar, teardrop fuel tank, two-piece custom seat and bobbed fenders evoke classic look of yesteryear.

Screw-Type Valve Adjusters

Screw-type valve adjusters are simple, proven, reliable, and help to simplify maintenance.

Constant-Velocity Carburetor

Constant-velocity (CV) carburetor gives excellent throttle response and helps contribute to the Rebel’s estimated 84 MPG*.

234cc SOHC Engine

Honda Rebel

Proven four-stroke powerplant is smooth, quiet, fuel-efficient and easy to maintain. Screw-type valve adjusters simplify engine work, while automatic cam-chain tensioner and solid-state CD ignition are both maintenance-free.

Solid-State CD Ignition

Maintenance-free, solid-state CD ignition never needs adjustment and is super-reliable.

Automatic Cam-Chain Tensioner

Honda Rebel

Automatic cam-chain tensioner requires no maintenance and helps make an already low-maintenance motorcycle even better.


Semi-double-cradle frame allows a long wheelbase and extremely low seat height (26.6"). Hydraulic front fork with dual bushings and dual rear shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability deliver a smooth ride and light, agile handling.


Honda Rebel
Engine Type234cc air-cooled parallel twin-cylinder
Bore And Stroke53mm x 53mm
InductionSingle 26mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity (CV) carburetor
Compression Ratio9.2:1
Valve TrainSOHC; two valves per cylinder
Final DriveO-ring-sealed chain
Front Suspension33mm fork; 4.6 inches travel
Rear SuspensionDual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 2.9 inches travel
Front BrakeSingle-disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear BrakeDrum
Front Tire3.00-18
Rear Tire130/90-15
Rake30°40’ (Caster Angle)
Trail113mm (4.4 inches)
Wheelbase57.1 inches
Seat Height26.6 inches
Curb Weight331 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity2.6 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
Miles Per Gallon84 mpg—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.
Model IdCMX250C
EmissionsMeets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available ColorsBlack, Candy Red

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