Bajaj Pulsar 150 – 1.30 lakh
Pulsar is still one of the powerful yet affordable bikes in India. It is powered by a 149.5 cc engine which generates a power of 14 PS @ 8500 rpm and a torque of 13.25 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Bajaj Pulsar 150 gets Drum brakes in the front and rear.
Yamaha Fz- V3 – 1.35 lakh
FZ aka ‘The Lord of Streets’ is one one of the super popular street bikes of India. It comes with a 149cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. It makes 12.4PS of power at 7250 rpm and 13.3Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The telescopic fork and monoshock setup makes it one of the coolest bikes for streets.
TVS Apache RTR 180 – 1.40 Lakh
RTR 180 is a handy street bike from TVS, which comes with a 177.4cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It makes 17.02PS and 15.50Nm. The engine is nestled in a double-cradle frame. The suspension setup consists of a telescopic fork and twin gas-charged shock absorbers at the rear.
Hero Xtreme 160r – 1.40 lakh
Xtreme 160r is one of the lightest bikes in this list. This is one of the affordable and reliable naked bikes. It comes with a 163cc air-cooled and fuel-injected motor. It produces 15.2PS and 14Nm. It gets a diamond-type frame with telescopic forks and a 7-step preload-adjustable monoshock. If you are looking for the best fuel efficient bike just go for it.
Honda Unicorn 150 – 1.40 lakh
Unicorn 150 is probably the best commuter bike in India. The CB Unicorn has a 149.2cc air-cooled, four-stroke motor which produces 13PS of power and 12.80Nm of torque.This peak power is produced at 8,000rpm, which is a little on the higher side but the max torque kicks in at the 5,500rpm, which gives it good rideability in city traffic. It gives a mileage of 55- 60 kmpl on the highways and a close figure in the city as well.
TVS Apache 200 4v – 1.60 Lakh
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V has been one of the best 200cc motorcycles in India to date. It is sharp and agile, while maintaining friendly power delivery. It comes with a 197.7cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine with oil cooler. The motor churns out 20.82PS at 9000rpm and 17.25Nm at 7250rpm in Sport mode, and 17.32PS at 7800rpm and 16.51Nm at 5750rpm in Urban and Rain modes.
Honda Hornet 2.0 – 1.65 Lakh
Hornet is the entry level sports bike from Honda. The 2.0 bike has undergone a lot of improvements. It comes with a 184cc single-cylinder air-cooled mill on the Hornet 2.0. It produces 17.27PS at 8,500rpm and 16.1Nm at 6,000rpm.
Hero XPulse 200 4v – 1.65 Lakh
Hero Xulse 200 4v is the affordable off road bike in India. It comes with a 199.6 cc engine, which generates a power of 19.17 PS @ 8500 rpm and a torque of 17.35 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Though it can’t reach extreme speeds but it’s enough as it is an off road vehicle. The claimed mileage of XPulse 200 is 51.59 kmpl.
Bajaj NS 200 – 1.70 lakh
One of the most powerful bikes on this list of best bikes under 2 lakhs is the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200. It comes with a powerful 199-cc engine that can deliver a maximum power of 24.5 bhp and a torque of 18.5 Nm. The BS-6-compliant engine now has a fuel-injected motor that can produce a mileage of 40.84 KMPL.
Bajaj Pulsar N250 – 1.76 lakh
Bajaj has built an all-new 249.07cc air/oil-cooled single-cylinder engine developing 24.5PS and 21.5Nm. This engine is paired with a 5-speed gearbox equipped with a slip-and-assist clutch. This bike is the closest rival of FZ- 250 and Gixxer 250.
Honda CB200X – 1.77 lakh
Honda CB200X is a road-biased tourer which offers extreme comfort ride quality. The bike comes with 184.40cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine that puts out 17.26PS at 8500rpm and 16.1Nm at 6000rpm, mated to a 5-speed transmission. People who love cruisers and tourers can bet on this bike.
R15 V3 – 1.94 lakh
The R15S is powered by a 155cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled 4-valve motor with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). It makes 18.6PS and 14.1Nm, 0.7PS and 0.6Nm less than the BS4 R15 V3.The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It is one of the stylish street bikes in India.
Yamaha MT -15 V2 – 1.95 Lakh
Yamaha launched the V2 of the power house MT. The bike is known for its captivating fairings and design. The naked bike comes with a 155 cc engine.This MT-15 Version 2.0 engine generates a power of 18.4 PS @ 10000 rpm and a torque of 14.1 Nm @ 7500 rpm. The claimed mileage of MT-15 Version 2.0 is 56.87 kmpl.
KTM Duke 125 – 2 lakh
The KTM 125 Duke BS6 is the most affordable way into the KTM family. It serves as the perfect stepping stone to performance-oriented motorcycles. It is powered by 124.7 cc engine.This Duke 125 engine generates a power of 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm and a torque of 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm. The claimed mileage of Duke 125 is 48.05 kmpl. KTM 125 Duke gets Disc brakes in the front and rear.