If you are looking for a bike that causes interest on the street, that is definitely Ruckus. Its design could be described as interesting, at least. Nevertheless, 2017 Honda Ruckus is more than that. We can talk about its economical engine. Naked bike has 50 cc drivetrain, which is excellent choice for scooter. Excitement while driving in urban areas doesn’t fail any buyer. Finally, new motorbike is going to be priced as its predecessor. So, there are extra upgrades, without paying extra.
2017 Honda Ruckus engine
Power source of the 2017 Honda Ruckus is a four-stroke 49 cc engine with liquid cooling system. Single cylinder unit has CD ingition and compression ratio of 11.9:1. Although its powertrain is tiny, Ruckus can deliver respectable amount of power. Overall weight is just 194 lbs, with all fluids and full gas tank. Estimated mileage, with correct maintenance, is 115 mpg. Tank can take up to 1.3 gallons. So, new Ruckus can go almost 150 miles without refueling. This wouldn’t be possible without PGM-FI and V-Matic automatic transmission. Riding quality is also at top level, with smooth controls, easy start and perfect handling.
2017 Honda Ruckus redesign
Trademark of the Ruckus lineup is its naked styling. However, it is not just about appearance, but also performance. Curb weight is low, so bike can offer great mileage. That is thanks to this kind of styling. Nevertheless, 2017 Honda Ruckus is also comfortable. Seat is at 29 inches. It provides excellent monitoring of nearby traffic. Unfortunately, company doesn’t offer any extra features, as it is the case with other bikes. There is no rear trunk or taller windshield. Only extra equipment, available for purchase, is cover for your Ruckus. There could be something custom made, but in Honda’s price, you can get only the bike.
2017 Honda Ruckus price
As we already mentioned, there is no change on price for 2017 Honda Ruckus. New motorcycle costs again $2,650. Only additional feature, a cover, costs just under $100. It could be very helpful, mostly at cloudy and rainy days.