Whether you are a regular office goer, wanting to bust out of being stuck in the mighty metro traffic with your car, or the biking enthusiast, who loves living by the edge, a bike purchase requires some thought before it. But you need to select your bike within the budget comparing all the features like mileage, engine power, tank capacity, brake system, cylinder system and many more. Investing money on a wrong bike can leak out the pennies from your pocket.
For those looking for an option to buy within Rs 80000, here is a list of the top 10 bikes in the range available in the Indian market, to regard before you seal the deal.
10. TVS Apache RTR 160
The TVS Apache RTR is a hot selling bike in this segment. The exhaust note is completely different from other single cylinder bikes. It also presents with daytime running lights or DRLs, which many customers find a major attraction. It has been modeled with 160 cc engine that can produce 15 bhp maximum power and 13 Nm maximum torque output. Moreover, this bike is able to produce maximum of 118 kmph speed. The Apache RTR 160 is valued at Rs 70,252.
9. Honda CB Shine
The Japanese bike CB Shine offers 124.7cc displacement and runs on the Optimax engine. It produces a maximum power output of 10.12 BHP at 7500rpm and a torque of 10.54 at 5500rpm. It weighs 120kg and makes a comfortable ride. The fuel capacity of the storage tanks is 10.5 liters. The Honda CB Shine is available in variant colors like Force Silver Metallic, Rebel Red Metallic, Geny Gray Metallic, Monsoon Gray Metallic, and Black. It is priced at Rs 55,559.
8. Bajaj CT 100
The same 100cc engine as its predecessor powers Bajaj CT 100. However, Bajaj has added some modifications in order to make it better than ever. The CT 100 is said to offer a whopping mileage of 89 kmpl. It comes with 99.27 cc engine, 4 stroke single cylinder that is known to produce 8.1 bhp power at 7500 rpm. The highest speed it can pick up is 90 kmph. It is valued at a budgetary market price of Rs 38,500.
7. Honda CB Unicorn 150
The black visor atop the bike lends the Honda CB Unicorn 160 a highlighted look. It has replaced the previous version of CB Dazzler from every aspect. The exhaust is a modified design while the headlight at front gets the design of bikini fairings and the tank gets the touch of muscular edge. There are LED lamps in H-Shape given to the rear of the bike. The rear footrest is inspired from the CB Twister. The bike has a 163cc engine producing a power of 14.5 bhp and a torque of 14.61Nm. The mileage offered is a decent 62 km/l. The CB Unicorn 120 is available in 4 colors- Pearl Black, Geny Gray Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic and Sunbeam White. The bike cost lies in the range of Rs 72,218 to Rs 77,477. Buyer can select his convenient model according to the braking pattern such as CBS and disc.
6. Yamaha FZ-16
The stunning Yamaha FZ-16 was the pioneer of naked styling on motorcycles. Yamaha revised the FZ-16 and equipped it with a fuel injector. The new Yamaha FZ-16 is priced at Rs 77, 342. It comes with 153 cc engine which can produce the maximum power 13.80 bhp and 13.60 Nm torque output. The motor is housed with air cooling system which allows preventing temperature riding even when the bike is in the run for long time at higher rpm. More and more, it comprises of telescopic suspension at front and monocross suspension at the rear. It provides 50 kmpl mileage, which is more than average fuel efficiency.
5. Bajaj Avenger 150 Street
Built similar to the Avenger Street 220, this bike has a glossy Midnight Blue color. The handlebar is lower that makes maneuvering the bike easier and comfortable. With a 150cc DTS-I engine coupled with a 5-speed gearbox, the Avenger 150 Street produces a maximum power of 14.54 PS at 9000 rpm and a torque of 12.5 Nm at 6500 rpm. The bike also possesses clear lens reflectors, a round headlamp, and a cylindrical instrument pod that renders it the old-school charm. The instrument cluster has an analog speedometer and digital read-outs and odometer. The Bajaj Avenger 150 Street is priced at Rs 75,000.
4. Hero Xtreme
Hero Xtreme is a 150cc motorcycle generating 14 BHP of power at 7000 rpm and a maximum torque of 13Nm. It is a very fuel-efficient bike having an efficiency of 60kmpl and provides power and comfort. This new version of Hero Xtreme is designed with latest cosmetic facilities that are absent in previous editions. It is known to produce 55 kmpl mileage which more than normal fuel efficiency. In addition, the wheels are fabricated with disc brakes. The bike is priced at Rs 73,324 in the Indian market.
3. Bajaj Pulsar AS 150 DTS-i
Bajaj Auto has been a prominent name in the vehicle industry, especially two-wheelers. The new Pulsar 150 DTS-i features a more stylish look with a projector headlamp, a better engine, and more comfort. The handsome bike is one of the best selling bikes of India and priced at Rs 79,000 in India. It is highly advanced in terms of outlook and technology. The basic properties of this bike include dome headlight, digital speedometer, fuel gauge, tachometer and many more. It comes with 149 cc engine capacity providing an extensive power of 15 bhp at 9000 rpm while the maximum produced torque of 12 m at 6500 rpm. Volume of the fuel tank is 15 liter and provides mileage of 65 kmpl. It prices around 75,220 Rs in India which is quite affordable for common bikers.
2. Suzuki Gixxer
Gixxer is Suzuki’s hot launch. With a unique body and naked style, this bike is giving others in the bike town a run for their money. The Gixxer offers a maximum power output of 14 BHP and fuel efficiency of 42km/l. Comfortable and well suited for long journeys, this impressive bike is priced at Rs 76,430. The additional features that are included in Suzuki Gixxer are ample attractive than other similar counterparts within the same price range. It consists of dual exhausts in the back along with a muscular fuel tank. In the frontal scope, the naked headlamp adds more appeal. The front wheel is of 100/80 and the rear wheel is of 140/60R and the tires are tubeless providing uttermost comfort in riding bikes. The engine is designed with 155 cc capacity with 14 Nm of highest torque. It comprises of kick start and electric start as well. The capacity of the fuel tank is 12 liter. The overall features of Suzuki Gixxer within this price range are quite affordable and convenient.
1. HERO Hunk
The Hero hunk is built using Hero’s latest technology automatically shutting off the engine when idle and igniting it back on when required. It offers a displacement of 149 cc and runs on an air-cooled system. It comes with two different variants as per tha installment of brake pattern in the rear wheel. Front wheel has the same Disc brake system while one of the variants has Drum brake and another has Disc brake in the rear wheel. It can produce 14 bhp power at 8500 rpm and can speed up maximum up to 107 kmph. The fuel efficiency of the Hero Hunk is 53 kmpl. It is now available at Rs 73,678 in the Indian market.