I still remember the day I had bought my first 150cc bike in the year 2006 – Bajaj Pulsar 150 cc. Before purchasing it, I did a lot of research on the internet because I was confused that time as you’re right now.
I shortlisted the best mileage bike in India (150cc segment) that were within my budget. In the year 2006, Pulsar 150 cc and Hero Honda CBZ were two of the most famous two-wheelers in India. Hence, both of them were at number one and two spots on 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 purchasing the best two 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 –
Best 150cc bikes in India with fuel efficient engine
1Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi
Bajaj is one of the top bike manufacturers in India. Powered by Bajaj’s DTSi technology, Pulsar 150 cc is a four-stroke bike. It comes with a maximum power of 15.06 Ps and a maximum torque of 12.5 NM.
This stylish bike has a telescopic front suspension. It is equipped with an anti-friction bush and a five-way adjustable rear suspension. It also includes the famous Nitrox shock absorbers.
This bike uses tube tires, and it has a front disc brake, a rear drum brake. Hence, it ensures better safety on the roads. Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTsi has a 15 liters fuel tank and a 12v battery. It gives a good mileage of 50-60 Kmpl.
This bike from Bajaj Auto is in huge demand in the markets. It’s the best 150cc bike in India for 2018. I’ve been using Pulsar for eight 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
R15 is yet another top class bike from the Japanese manufacturer Yamaha for the Indian markets. This two-wheeler includes a 6-speed transmission system, and it has a SOHC technology based single cylinder engine with four valves and liquid cooling system.
The engine generates an unbelievable max torque of 15 NM at 7500 RPM a max power of 17 PS at the rate of 8500 RPM due to which it can reach up to 145 KMPH speed (on the highway).
Yamaha R15 features a T.C.I ignition system and it boasts a delta box frame. It includes hydraulic front and disc rear brake system. R15 weighs around 137.9 kilograms. Its other features are the same as FZ Fi. It is available in 3 color choices and has a mileage of 34.9 to 44.8 KMPL.
Price: Around 110000 Rupees
Suzuki is a successful vehicle manufacturer. Some of its two-wheelers are counted among the best in the world. The Gixxer bike 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 excellent, and it will catch others attention when you’re riding the Gixxer.
This bike uses displacement generated by a 155cc two-valve four-cylinder engine. It has a carburetor based fuel system and a manual multi-speed transmission. It comes with the disc as well as drum brake for better control.
Suzuki Gixxer 155 has a 12L fuel tank. Its weight is just 135 kilograms (lighter than Pulsar 150CC DTSI). It comes with tubeless tires 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.
4Yamaha FZ s Fi (ver 2.0)
With a price tag around under 83000 Rupees, Yamaha FZ s Fi can be considered one of the best 150cc segment bikes in India. Yamaha FZ s 2.0 (popularly known as Yamaha Fazer) comes with a 12 liters fuel tank, tubeless tires, alloy wheels, telescopic front suspension, rear mono cross suspension, front disc brake and a rear drum brake.
The tubeless tires will save your money as they won’t get easily punctured. Yamaha FZ (Yamaha Fazer) Fi gives a good mileage of within 41 to 46 KMPL. It has a max torque of 12.9 NM (at 6000 RPM) and a maximum power of 13.1 PS (at 8000 RPM).
This bike has a sealed 12 Volt battery and electric start option. It offers 160 mm ground clearance. It is available for purchase in 5 color options.
Price in India: Within 82000 to 85000 Rupees.
V12 and V15 bikes are built with the metal of the iconic Indian carrier INS Vikrant. Before it was retired, INS Vikrant served the Navy for a decade. The metal of INS Vikrant was rust free. Bajaj decided to make a good use of it.
Bajaj Motors bought the scrap of INS Vikrant for an unspecified amount from the Indian government for building two vehicles, Bajaj V12 and V15.
The V15 bike costs under 70000 Rs. It has a durable body and a robust engine. It ships with a beefy fuel tank and strong front frame. The bike has a solid design and nice features. V15 employs large disc brakes for the safety of the commuters. It includes the Bajaj’s trademark 149cc SHHC2 DTSi four-stroke engine and a powerful exhaust system.
Bajaj V15 has wide tubeless front and rear tires. Like other Bajaj bikes, it provides a rear Nitrox and front telescopic suspension. Bajaj V15 has a large 13L fuel tank and a powerful headlamp and a tail lamp that features LED bulb. Owners of this bike enjoy a good mileage of 57 to 58 Kmpl.
The V15 bike from Baja Auto provides a stylish instrumental panel and textured seats. It costs within 63000 to 67000 INR. You can buy Bajaj V15 in white and black color options.
6Honda Unicorn CB
Honda Unicorn CB had to be on this list of the Best 150cc Bikes in India due to its powerful features and immense popularity in India. The Honda motorcycle comes with decent features. It includes tube tires, black alloy wheels, 13.0 liters fuel tank and a 12v 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 is based on Honda’s most advanced technology. Honda Unicorn CB has a mileage around 50 to 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.
7Honda CBR 150R
Honda CBR 150R is yet another four-stroke bike on our list. Its specifications include a front and rear disc brake, tubeless tires, 12 V battery and a 12.1 liters fuel capacity. For providing better grip on all types of surfaces, the 150R bike features wider tires. Hero CBR 150R has a telescopic front suspension. It uses hydraulic technology for the front suspension.
This 150cc segment two-wheeler includes a DOHC technology enabled engine that produces a maximum torque of 12.6 Ps at 8500 RPM. Its mileage is within 50 to 60 KMPL. It has a top speed of 109 KM/hour. If you’re a huge fan of Hero bikes, you should get this bike. CBR 150R is one of the latest Honda bikes, but it is costly (Priced around 120000 Rs).
Price in India: Within 120000 to 150000 Rupees
8Hero Extreme Sports Edition
A top-selling Hero Motorcorp bike in the 150cc segment, Extreme is a powerful two-wheeler that has a good mileage of within 50 to 55 KMPL. It is one of the latest bikes from Hero Motors.
The Extreme Sports bike offers front hydraulic suspension, rear suspension based on gas reservoir technology, max torque of 13.58 NM (at 7000 RPM), max power of 15.6 bhp (at 8500 RPM). It includes alloy wheels along with tubeless tires. It features disc braking system.
Powered by a 149cc air-cooled OHC single cylinder engine, Hero ES features an AMI Ignition system. Its top speed is 107 Kmph.
Extreme Sports Edition is one of the most stylish bikes in India. It is known to be a top performer on the roads. Hence, we’ve mentioned it on our list of the best 150cc bikes in India.
Price in India:- 79000 to 82000 Rupees.
So which bike would you buy?
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