I still remember the day I had bought my first bike in the year 2006 – Bajaj Pulsar 150 cc. Before purchasing it, I did a lot of research on the internet. I shortlisted the best bikes in India along with their prices and mileage. In the year 2006, Pulsar 150 cc and Hero Honda CBZ were two of the most popular 2 wheeler in India, hence both of them were at no 1 and no 2 spot in my list.
As i liked the looks of Pulsar and the fact that it gave a better mileage than most of the bikes, i purchased it. If you’re in a similar situation as I was and if you’re looking forward to purchase the best 2 wheeler in this segment, then you’re at the right place as, today we’ll share with you the bikes which rule the 150cc segment. So without wasting much time, let’s have a look at the list –
Powered with Bajaj’s DTSi technology, Pulsar 150 cc is a 4 stroke bike. It comes with a maximum power of 15.06 Ps and a maximum torque of 12.5 NM. This bike has a telescopic front suspension. It is equipped with an anti friction bush and a 5 way adjustable rear suspension. It also includes the famous Nitrox shock absorbers.
This bike uses tube tyres and it has a front disc brake, a rear drum brake. Thus, it ensures better safety on the roads. Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTsi has a 15 litre fuel tank and a 12v battery. It gives a good mileage of 50-60 Kmpl. This bike from Bajaj Auto is in a huge demand in the markets. There’s no doubt that it’s one of the best 150cc bikes in India for 2016. I’ve been using Pulsar since 8 years and I’ve never experienced any technical problems with it.
The bike is a top performer and it looks stylish and muscular. Its body parts are cheap. Well, my story might be old but believe it or not, Pulsar still leads the race.
Price in India:- Within 65000 to 70000 Rupees
Suzuki is a successful vehicle manufacturer. Some of its 2 wheelers are counted among the best in the world. Its Gixxer has been awarded the title of the best bike in India for 2015 as well as for 2014. It is a stylish 150cc sports bike that can be owned in the shades of red/black and white/blue color options. The color combination is awesome and it will catch others attention when you’re riding the Gixxer.
This bike uses displacement generated by a 155cc 2 valve 4 cylinder engine. It has a carburetor based fuel system and manual multi speed transmission. It comes with the disc as well as drum brake for better control. Suzuki Gixxer 155 has 12L fuel tank. Its weight is just 135 kilograms (lighter than Pulsar 150CC DTSI). It comes with tubeless tyres at the rear and front. This Bike has LED technology based tail light. It can reach up to 118 KMPH speed.
Price: 75000 to 85000 Rs.
Honda CBZ Extreme:-
Hero Honda CBZ extreme is yet another 4 stroke bike in our list. Its specifications include a front and rear disc brake, tube tyres, 12 V battery and a 12.1 liter fuel capacity. The Hero Honda CBZ Extreme bike has a telescopic front suspension. It uses hydraulic technology for the front suspension.
This 150cc segment 2 wheeler includes a Nitrox rear suspension. Its engine produces a maximum torque of 14.4 Ps at 8500 RPM. Its mileage is within 50 to 60 KMPL. If you’re a huge fan of Hero bikes, you should get the CBZ Extreme. CBR 150R is the latest Honda bike, but it is costly (Priced around 120000 Rs).
Price in India:- 69000 to 75000 Rupees
Honda Unicorn CB:-
Honda Unicorn CB had to be in this list of 6 Best 150cc Bikes in India due to its powerful features and huge popularity in India. This Honda bike comes with good features. It includes tube tyres, black alloy wheels, 13.0 liter fuel tank and a 12 v battery.
Honda Unicorn CB has a rear drum and a front disc brake. It is fitted with a front telescopic rear suspension. It has a rear mono suspension, which has been built with Honda’s most advanced technology. Honda Unicorn CB has a mileage around 50-60 KMPL. It offers a max torque power of 12.7 NM and a max power of 13.3 bhp.
Price in India:- 62000 to 69000 Rupees.
With a price tag around 70000-75000 Rupees, Yamaha FZ s can be considered one of the best 150cc segment bikes in India. Yamaha FZ s (popularly known as Yamaha Fazer) comes with a 12 liter fuel tank, tubeless tyres, alloy wheels, front telescopic suspension, rear mono cross suspension, front disc brake and a rear drum brake.
The tubeless tyres will save your money as they won’t get easily punctured. Yamaha FZ (Yamaha Fazer) gives a good mileage of 45 to 55 KMPL. It has a max torque of 14 NM (at 6000 RPM) and a maximum power of 14 bhp (at 7500 RPM).
Price in India: Within 70000 to 75000 Rupees.
Hero Extreme:- Yet another Hero Honda bike in the 150cc segment, Extreme is a powerful 2 wheeler that has a good mileage of within 60 to 62 KMPL. It is the latest bike from Hero motors. Extreme offers front hydraulic suspension, rear gas reservoir technology based suspension, max torque of 12.8 NM (at 6500 RPM), max power of 14.4 Ps (at 8500 RPM). It includes alloy wheels along with tubeless tyres. It features disc braking system.
Extreme may not be the most stylish bike in India, but it is known to be a top performer on the roads. Thus, it deserves to be in this list of 6 best 150cc bikes in India.
Price in India:- 69000 to 78000 Rupees.
So which bike would you buy?