Bikes have always remained a favorite mode of transport for Indians. They are easy on the pocket, can zip through the traffic and look stylish. The 150 cc segment is a hot choice primarily because of its great power combined with decent fuel efficiency along with the style quotient. Hence no doubt, the 150 cc bike segment is flooded with a lot of options. So, picking up one bike won’t be an easy decision. To make things simpler, we have compiled a list of top 10 150 cc bikes in India based upon various parameters.
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Top 10 150 cc Bikes in India
So, here goes the list.
1 . YAMAHA YZF R15
Category- Sports | 150 CC
Price- Rs 1,19,466 Onwards
The first generation R15 got an update in the form of the Yamaha YZF-R15 . The engine is very sporty. The linear power delivery makes the YZF-R15 a great bike to ride, in the city as well as on the highways. This bike gets its power from a 150cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that produces 16.7bhp of power and 15Nm of torque. The engine comes mated with a 6-speed gearbox. Yamaha claims a mileage of 42km/l for this bile. The R15 weighs 136kg.
2. Honda CBR150 R
Category- Sports | 149 CC
Price- Rs 1,30,532 Onwards
The Honda CBR150 R is can be called as scaled down version of the 250 R which features similar design language. The CBR150 R is targeted at the younger audience. It still offers some of the features present on the 250 R such as a liquid-cooling system for the engine and disc brakes both at the front and rear. The Honda CBR150 R gets its power from a 149cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that produces 18bhp of power and 12.6Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Honda claims a mileage of 38km/ltr for the CBR150 R and it weighs 138kg.
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3. Bajaj V15
Category- Street | 149.5 CC
Price- Rs 65,996 Onwards
The Bajaj V15 is well known for carrying a piece of history even though the motorcycle is very new. Various parts of the V15 were made from the iconic INS Vikrant, which is a retired aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. This sole reason was good enough to make the V15 one of the best selling Bajaj bike in the country. The Bajaj V15 is powered by the same engine that powers the Bajaj Pulsar, however in a different state of tune. The V15 is equipped with a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine which pumps out a maximum power of 11.8bhp and a peak torque of 13Nm. The engine comes with a 5-speed gearbox. The bike returns a healthy mileage of 57km/ltr.
4. Honda CB HORNET 160 R
Category- Street | 162.71 CC
Price- Rs 84,469 Onwards
The CB Hornet 160R is a head turner with its muscular styling and the unique ‘X’ shaped tail lamp. It is surely obe of the most successful launches by Honda in recent times. The Honda CB Hornet 160R comes in four different variants. The top-of-the-line model features Honda’s Combi-Brake System. The bike comes with a 162.7cc engine which is a single-cylinder air-cooled engine and pumps out 15.4bhp of power and 14.7Nm of torque . The engine comes with a 5-speed gearbox. Honda claims a mileage of 52km/ltr. The CB Hornet weighs 140kg.
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5. SUZUKI GIXXER
Category- Street | 155 CC
Price- Rs 76,430 Onwards
The Suzuki Gixxer helped Suzuki to establish itself in the Indian market. The Gixxer’s success was primarily due to its design and sporty nature. The design of the Gixxer was inspired by the bigger GSX models. The Gixxer also features a unique exhaust design which is rarely seen in this segment. The Suzuki Gixxer is equipped with a single-cylinder air-cooled 155cc engine which churns out 14bhp and 14Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Suzuki claims a mileage of 54km/l for the Gixxer . It weighs around 135kg.
6. BAJAJ PULSAR 150
Category- Street | 149 CC
Price- Rs 73,382 Onwards
The Pulsar has been the most successful bike from Bajaj Auto. It has been so successful that it created sales record in the country. The Pulsar 150 was also the first model ever to feature a standard front disc brake in India. The Pulsar 150 DTS-i gets it power from single-cylinder air-cooled 149 cc engine which churns out a maximum power of 15bhp and 12Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 5-speed gearbox. The Pulsar 150 DTS-i returns a mileage of 65km/ltr.
7. TVS APACHE RTR 160
Category- Street | 160 CC
Price- Rs 72,800 Onwards
The TVS Apache RTR 160 was the first of the Apache bike to be introduced in India. This model has left behind several very successful bikes. The Apache RTR 160 can be called as a sports./racing bike as it comes with a lap timer and a 0 to 60km/h timing memory. The bike gets its power by a single-cylinder air-cooled 160cc engine that churns out 15bhp of power and 13Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It comes with optional disc brakes at both ends. The motorcycle weighs 137kg.
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8. HERO HUNK
Category– Street | 149 CC
Price- Rs 66,987 Onwards
The current Hero Hunk is a cosmetically updated version of the model that was launched when Hero and Honda were together in collaboration. However it got a major update is the form of an optional disc brake for the rear, along with various cosmetic changes. The Hero Hunk gets its power from a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine which pumps out 14bhp of power and 13Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated with a 5-speed gearbox. Hero MotoCorp claims a mileage of 52km/ltr. The bike weighs 146kg.
9. HERO ACHIEVER 150
Category- Street | 149 CC
Price- Rs 58,907 Onwards
The Hero Achiever is one of the most affordable bikes in the 150cc segment. Hero MotoCorp recently gave some cosmetic and mechanical updates to the bike. The Hero Achiever gets features such as an Always Headlight On (AHO) and the i3S technology. The bike is powered by a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that pumps out 13bhp of power and 13Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Achiver returns a mileage of 58 km/ltr and can reach a top speed of 111km/hr. The Achiever weighs 138kg.
10. BAJAJ DISCOVER 150F
Category- Street | 145 CC
Price- Rs 59,211 Onwards
Bajaj Discover 150F is primarily a commuter bike. It is the third model in the discover range of bikes and features a half fairing. This makes it a standout feature in this particular segment . The Bajaj Discover 150F is powered by a new 150cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine with 4-valve technology. The engine pumps out 14bhp of power and a peak torque of 12.75Nm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
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