125cc segment bikes are usually priced at 35000 to 55000 Rs, and they’re very fuel-efficient. If your old bike is not delivering decent mileage, there’s no reason to waste your money further on it. You should sell it on OLX or Quikr.
In India, you’ll find plenty of 2 wheelers with a 125cc engine. Out of the many bikes, just handful of them has managed to reach a sales figure of 500000 units or more. These two-wheelers are well-known as the best 125cc bikes in India.
Our today’s article will make you aware of high-performance low budget two-wheelers with good mileage. The motorcycles you’ll find here are from the top 5 bike manufacturers of India.
Best 125cc bikes in India
1Bajaj Discover 125 ST
Powered by an Air cooled twin spark 124.5cc four-valve engine, this Bajaj 125cc bike offers an excellent 13 PS of max power and 1.1 kg of max torque. Bajaj Discover 125 St delivers an impressive 54-65 KMPL on road mileage.
This bike can have top speeds of 125 kilometers per hour. With the Nitrox rear and telescopic front suspensions, this Bajaj bike comes with a digital CDI ignition system. It includes a 10 liters fuel tank.
Discover 125 ST comes with a constant mesh five-speed transmission system. The specifications of this two-wheeler are good. Hence, it has made it to our list of top 7 best 125cc bikes in India. Bajaj has launched the successor and the latest model of this bike in the form of Discover M.
This two-wheeler offers more mileage than its previous models.
Bajaj Discover 125 ST price in India: 53000 – 56000 Rupees.
2Hero Super Splendor
Meet the newest member of splendor series of bikes from Hero Motorcorp.
The super splendor 2016 edition is a 125 cc segment bike with stylish design and a reliable 124.7 cc engine. This two-wheeler uses the same engine as the Hero Glamour Fi, i.e. the OHC 124.7 cc Air cooled engine.
Hero Motorcorp claims that its super splendor bike has a top speed of around 90 KMPH. Like the Glamour bike, this version of Splendor has 131 kilograms weight, 12V battery, and hydraulic suspension system. It has 13 liters fuel tank and an AMI ignition system.
Hero Splendor bikes are known for their excellent mileage. The SS 2016 will not disappoint you as it offers a mileage of around 70 KMPL.
Price: Within 53000 to 55000 Rs
3Honda CB Shine
A top bike in the 125cc segment, Honda CB Shine is equipped with an SI technology based air-cooled 124.7cc engine. This powerful engine churns out a max torque of 10.29 NM and a max power of around ten bhp. Shine is being sold with a kick and electric start options in the shades of black, white, red and brown colors.
This bike gives a 56 – 61 KMPL mileage. The Honda CB Shine has an 11 liters fuel tank capacity, spring-loaded hydraulic suspension at the back and telescopic front suspension. With four-speed transmission, this 125cc segment bike packs alloy wheels and is fitted with tubeless tires.
According to its manufacturer Honda, this vehicle has a top speed of 93 KMPH. CB shine is one of the top-selling bikes in India (125 cc segment). The killer features have made Shine one of the greatest two-wheeler.
Honda CB Shine price in India: 60000 – 68000 Rs.
This TVS bike comes with a 124.6cc engine that churns out 10.8 NM of torque and bhp. The engine of TVS Phoenix is fuel-efficient. This bike from TVS gives a decent mileage of 66 – 70 KMPL. It comes with alloy wheels and a 12 liters fuel tank. TVS Phoenix boasts solid body. It has killer looks too.
TVS Phoenix 125 price in India: 49500 – 54500 Rs.
5Honda CB Shine SP (2017 Edition)
Honda CB Shine SP is a stylish 124.7cc air-cooled engine equipped bike that features a viscous paper filter system. It supports electric and kick-start.
The bike ships with a tubeless rear and front tires. It features a front disk and rear drum brake. It provides a Hydraulic Spring loaded rear and front telescopic suspension. SP Shine has a 10.5 liters fuel tank and a diamond frame.
The Honda CB Shine SP bike packs a 12V battery and has a 12 Volt headlamp. It has 5 gears and can reach a maximum speed of 93 Kmph. The weight of the Honda 125cc bike is 123.1 kilograms. Its price is within 54000 to 68000 Rs. The bike offers a nice mileage of 65 Kmpl.
6Hero Glamour Fi
Hero Glamour’s 124.8cc four strokes single cylinder OHC engine generates 9.10 PS of power at 7000 rpm along with 10.349 NM of torque at 4000 RPM. The Glamour Fi bike’s engine is air-cooled just as the above two bikes. The bike comes with a four-speed mesh transmission system and has a weight of around 131 kilograms.
Hero Glamour Fi comes with cast wheels (built with alloy), 12 volts battery and tubular chassis. It offers 50 – 60 KMPL of on-road mileage. With telescopic front suspension at the front, Hero Glamour Fi sports a spring hydraulic rear suspension. It is available in red, black and blue color options.
This bike has stunning looks and a good engine. You can use it in any place.
Hero Glamour Price in India: 55000 – 60000 Rs.
V12 is a 125cc segment bike built with the metal of India’s deadly carrier of the 1990s, INS Vikrant.
V12 and V15 Bajaj bikes share the same design but their specifications are different. The bike packs a 124.89 cc engine and it has tube tires. It has 30 diameter front fork and 130mm front disk brake. The bike’s 125cc engine provides 11 Nm Torque at 5500 RPM. It is based on SOHC technology.
Bajaj V12 offers 35-Watt headlamp and it carries a 130mm rear disk brake. The bike’s length is same as that of Bajaj V15. Its price starts at Rs 57000. V12 offers an excellent mileage of 63 to 64 Kmpl.
When we talk about 125cc segment bikes, a name like Yamaha cannot be ignored.
This bike delivers a max 8.29 PS of power at 7000 RPM and 10.1 NM of max torque. It is incorporated with a SOHC Air cooled four strokes two-valve engine. With a weight of around 111 kilograms, Yamaha Saluto comes with a four-speed transmission module. It features alloy wheels.
Yamaha Saluto has a top speed of 90 to 95 kilometers per hour. It gives an excellent mileage of 60 to 63 kilometers per liter. With such impressive mileage and specs, Saluto is undoubtedly one of the best 125cc bikes in India.
Yamaha Saluto Price in India: 52000 – 54000 Rs range.
Conclusion: TVS Phoenix, Hero Glamour F1, Splendour, Yamaha Saluto, Bajaj Discover ST, Honda Shine and its latest model (SP Shine) are the best 125cc bikes in India.