Best Bike Under 1.5 Lakh in India | Top Bike Under 1.5 Lakh By Team BikeJinni, 12 April, 2018
The Indian motorcycle market now has wide range of motorcycles. Enthusiasts and bike lovers now get a wide range of choices in the market in the affordable price segment of below Rs. 1.5 lakh. The choice is wide and people can choose from touring bikes, cruiser bikes and even sports bike in this range. Let’s find out below, In India what are the best bikes under 1.5 lakh.
10. Suzuki Intruder
Price: Rs. 99.995
The Suzuki Intruder is the scaled down version of the Suzuki Intruder M1800. The cruiser bike has gained a lot of attention in the market because of its stealthy looks. The Intruder 155 looks quite different in its segment and it is Suzuki’s first affordable cruiser for the Indian market. The bike gets an angular designed body with big fuel tank extensions and a triangular headlamp similar to the flagship cruiser bike of the brand. The bike also gets full LED headlamp set-up and a fat rear cowl with loads of plastic shaped in a very bulgy way.
The bike gets wide handlebar with kicked out foot pegs that allows the rider to sit in a very relaxed position. The bike is based on the Suzuki Gixxer and gets the same platform and the engine. It is powered by a 155cc four-stroke engine that is carburetted. The single-cylinder engine produces a maximum power of 14.5 Bhp and 14 Nm. It gets a throaty exhaust that ensures that the bike gets a very thumpy note that suits it. The bike also gets a single-channel ABS, disc brakes on both the wheels and relatively light at 148 kg. The instrument cluster of the Intruder is also similar to the Gixxer and is a fully digital unit. This is one of the best cruiser bike under 1.5 lakh in India.
9. Suzuki Gixxer SF FI
Price: Rs. 89,219
The Suzuki Gixxer SF Fi is the faired version of the Suzuki Gixxer naked bike and it looks quite dramatic. The motorcycle is inspired by the legendary Suzuki GSX-R1000, which is a flagship litre-class motorcycle of Suzuki. The bike has been developed in the same tunnels were the iconic machines like Hayabusa, GSX-R and Moto GP bikes were developed and the Gixxer SF sure carries the DNA of those bike in its design. The motorcycle gets a bold design with full body fairing and bold graphics.
It also gets fuel injection system that offers optimum performance under any weather condition while returning a high fuel efficiency. The bike is powered by a 155cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that delivers a maximum of 14.6 bhp and 14 Nm of peak torque. It gets a 5-speed transmission. The bike also gets Suzuki Eco Performance system that makes sure that the lower end torque is very strong. The bike gets numerous features like Auto Headlamp On (AHO), clear lens LED tail lamp, and a fully digital console.
The bike also gets 41mm telescopic front fork and a 7-step adjustable monoshock in the rear. There is an optional Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) too. If you want to buy mileage bike under 150cc than this is the best bike under 1.5 lakh.
8. Bajaj Pulsar RS 200
Price: Rs. 1,23,891
This is the only full-faired bike that Bajaj offers in the market and the design of the bike has received some flak over the years. The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is the fully-faired version of the Bajaj 200 NS. It gets a layered body design with features like twin projector headlamps that give a great look to the bike. It also gets a telescopic front forks and a monoshock in the rear. It gets disc brakes at both the front and rear with ABS as an optional choice. The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 gets double-spoke alloy wheels that look quite good.
The fully faired bike is powered by a 200cc single-cylinder engine that gets 4-valve. The bike gets triple spark technology and generates a maximum power of 24 Bhp and a peak torque output of 18.6 Nm. It gets a 6-speed transmission.
7. Mahindra Mojo UT
Price: Rs. 1,49,000
Mahindra recently launched the Mojo UT, a low-cost version of the original Mojo, which is now known as Mojo XT. The UT stands for Universal Tourer and the Mojo is undoubtedly an excellent motorcycle for long distance touring.
The Mojo has a very distinctive look with twin-pod headlamp unit and a very stylised engine cover. The new bike is quite cheaper than the Mojo XT but loses out on a certain features. The bike misses out on fuel injection and gets the carburettor back. It also gets regular MRF tyres and not the Pirelli Diablo Rosso II units. The bike gets telescopic front forks, disc brake on both the wheels but the ABS is not present even as an optional unit.
The bike gets powered by a 292cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC four-stroke engine that produces a maximum power of 23 Bhp and peak torque of 25.2 Nm. If you are buying bike for long distance touring than this is one the best bike under 1.5 lakh.
6. Royal Enfield Classic 350
Price: Rs. 1,29,118
Royal Enfield motorcycles have a cult fan following in India. The vintage design motorcycles are much appreciated by many in the market. Royal Enfield rules the above 300cc market in India with its Classic model. The bike offers a perfect blend of the past and the future. The bike has minimal features but the classic look and feel of the motorcycle makes it one of the most wanted bikes in the segment.
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes with solid metal body and design inspired by the vintage bikes. It gets features like round headlamp, spoke wheels, chrome body parts and so on. Powering the Classic 350 is a 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that generates a maximum power of 19.8 Bhp at 5,250 rpm. It is the best selling bike in India under Rs. 1.5 lakh.
5. Yamaha FZ25
Price: Rs. 1,19,500
Yamaha FZ for long has been the motorcycle of choice for many youngsters. The muscular design of the bike blended with performance and value for money has kept the FZ series as the top choice for many youngsters. Yamaha launched the higher powered FZ25 in the Indian market sometime back. It marked Yamaha’s entry into the 250cc segment.
The bike continues to get the highly muscular design with aggressive tank extensions and and sharp overall design. The bike gets an all-new LED headlamp unit with Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) feature. The tail lamp unit is also all-LED unit. The gets a similar short exhaust with an aggressive muffler design that goes with the overall body of the bike. Yamaha has also added an all-new all-digital console that gets two trip meters, distance to empty.
The power comes from a 249 cc, air-cooled plus oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces a maximum of 20.4 Bhp and 20.4 Nm. The fuel injected engine gets Yamaha BlueCore technology that provides optimum fuel efficiency with performance. It gets a six-speed transmission. The Yamaha is known for their smooth engines and the FZ25 is no different. The motorcycle provides smooth gearshifts alongwith Yamaha’s reliability. The FZ25 is also one of the fastest bikes in 250cc segment.
4. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race
Price: Rs. 93,685
TVS has recently launched the 2018 Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition in India. The flagship naked bike of the brand gets extremely sharp looks with new age body graphics. The Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition gets aggressive tank extensions, and a very forward design overall. The angular headlamp gets a large visor on the top to deflect the wind. The bike also gets fake air vents on the tail section and gets an all-black theme that adds a very look and feel to the motorcycle.
TVS Apache series has been extensively developed on the track and this bike is no different. It gets the same 197.5cc, single-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power of 20.2 Bhp. There is a fuel injected version too, which generates a maximum power of 20.8 Bhp. The torque peaks at 17 Nm for both the engine types. TVS has also added a new Anti-Reverse Torque (A-RT) slipper clutch, which is a segment first feature.
The clutch is said to reduce the clutch force by 22%, which results in quicker gear shifts and faster lap times. The new clutch system also reduces wheel hopping while doing high-speed downshifts. The bike gets optional ABS while the front and rear disc brakes are standard across all the variants. TVS also provides an all-digital console with the bike that shows various different readings like top-speed recorded, lap timer and many more things that will help the track enthusiasts. This is the one of the best bike in India under 1.5 lakh.
3. KTM 200 Duke
Price: Rs. 1,43,401
The KTM 200 Duke is the most affordable KTM that you can buy in India. The entry level bike is a nothing less than a hooligan and is one of the fastest bikes in 200cc segment. The 200 Duke has an aggressive styling that gets it noticed quite easily. The bike attracts a lot of youths and unarguably the best performance bike under Rs. 1.5 lakh in India.
The KTM 200 Duke gets big tank extensions, a fully digital instrument console, vertical headlamp and an underbelly exhaust. The unique paint scheme of the KTM comprising of bright orange highlights make it even more visible in the crowd. The bike is powered by a liquid-cooled 200cc engine that gets fuel injection. It develops a maximum power of 24.6 Bhp and peak torque of 19.2 Nm. It gets a 6-speed transmission and is one of the quickest bikes in the segment.
The 200 Duke is one the best bikes to get a hang of big bikes because of its sharp performance. Sadly, the bike does not get an ABS even as an optional unit. This is one of best sports bike under 1.5 lakh.
2. Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0
Price: Rs. 1,25,000
Yamaha has launched the YZF R15 V3.0 in India earlier this year. The much-awaited bike gets a generation update and is unarguably the best sport bike once can buy below Rs. 1.5 lakh mark in India. The R15 V3.0 gets a lot of followers due to its advanced technology and high-performance engine and most of the followers are young enthusiasts.
The R15’s design mimics the flagship sport bike of the brand, Yamaha YZF-R1, which in turn is inspired by the MotoGP prototype bike, the YZR-M1. It offers extreme design and a high performance engine.
This is the best-looking R15 till date. It gets many styling changes and looks extremely sharp. The bike gets twin headlamp set-up, which get LED lamps inside. The headlamps are positioned besides the faux air-intake that gives a very aggressive look to the motorcycle. The tail lamps are also LED. The motorcycle looks stunning in its present form.
The all-new R15 gets a full LCD console, which is same as the YZF-R1. It shows various information about the bike like average and instantaneous fuel efficiency, average speed even Variable Valve Actuation, which is a segment first feature. The bike gets power from a 155cc four-stroke engine that is an all-new engine. It develops a maximum power of 19.3 PS and 14.7 Nm. The engine is liquid-cooled and gets fuel injection too. Yamaha also offers slipper clutch with the 6-speed transmission. However, ABS is not offered even as an optional feature. Now this is the best good looking racing bike in India under 1.5 lakh.
- 1. Bajaj Dominar
Price: Rs. 1,42,108
Bajaj Dominar was launched in India sometime back and the motorcycle has slowly gained popularity in the Indian market. The most expensive Bajaj bike in the market is one of the best bikes under Rs. 1.5 lakh and is one of the quickest too. The Dominar 400 is the highest displacement bike in the segment. It is sold as long distance touring motorcycle and is marketed against the Royal Enfield bikes.
The Dominar looks quite good and different in its segment. It gets a Ducati Diavel inspired looks and a few features too. The Dominar is quite advanced too. It has a long list of features that attract the young customers.
The bike is powered by the same 373.2cc engine block that is used by the KTM 390 Duke. The engine has been given necessary changes to make it different. It gets single overhead camshaft, liquid-cooling, triple spark ignition, fuel injection and four valves. It produces a maximum power of 35 Bhp and 35 Nm. It gets a 6-speed transmission with slipper clutch. The bike gets telescopic front suspension and a monoshock in the rear. Disc brakes are standard on the bike and Bajaj also offers optional ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with the bike.
That’s not all, the Dominar is a very value for money product and gets features like full LED headlamps, split console and negative console that gives better view during broad daylight. The Dominar 400 is the fastest bike under Rs. 1.5 lakh in India.
This is our list of Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 Lakh.
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