Quick Answer: Are Honda Motorcycles Reliable?

Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, and Kawasaki are all among the more reliable brands, based on our survey of more than 11,000 Consumer Reports subscribers.

The predicted failure rates for four-year-old motorcycles ranged from 11 to 15 percent in this group.

What motorcycle brand is most reliable?

The Most Reliable Motorcycle Brand? Not Harley

  • Yamaha/Star (11 percent failure rate)
  • Suzuki and Honda (12 percent)
  • Kawasaki (15 percent)
  • Victory (17 percent)
  • Harley-Davidson (26 percent)
  • Triumph (29 percent)
  • Ducati (33 percent)
  • BMW (40 percent)

Which motorcycle is better Honda or Yamaha?

The Honda is a more refined type of motorcycle and more comfortable at lower speeds whereas Yamaha tend to be a little more race oriented particularly at higher speeds. Both are excellent motorcycles and hold their prices in today’s market.

Are Victory motorcycles reliable?

Victory motorcycles are a relatively new brand, with the benefit of the R&D clout and resources of Polaris, their parent company. Victory makes a solid, reliable, powerful, well-handling bike at a fair price point. If they were really better then Harley they would have sold more bikes.