India is a place where motorcycles are known for their fuel economy and the ease of commuting. Keeping this in mind, motorcycle makers have delivered affordable motorcycles for a long time now.
Naturally, when everybody starts making goods for a particular reason, competition will increase. So here are 7 budget motorcycles in India that manufacturers offer:
1. Bajaj CT 100:
- Price: INR 35,034 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 80 kpl
The CT 100 is powered by a 99.27 cc, air cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 8.2 PS of power and 8 Nm of peak torque. It has a 4-speed gearbox.
2. TVS Star Sport:
- Price: INR 37,489 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 66 kpl
The TVS Star Sport has a 99.7 cc, single-cylinder power plant, capable of producing 7.6 bhp and 7.5 Nm of peak torque. Power is delivered via a 4-speed gearbox.
3. Yamaha Crux:
- Price: INR 38,650 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 63 kpl
A 106 cc, air cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 7.4 bhp and 7.5 Nm torque is what powers the Yamaha Crux. The Crux too, has a 4-speed transmission.
4. Hero HF Dawn:
- Price: INR 39,470 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 72 kpl
The Hero HF dawn with its 97 cc, single-cylinder engine with 7.7 bhp and 8 Nm of torque is Hero MotoCorp's affordable motorcycle on offer. Power is transmitted through a 4-speed gearbox.
5. Mahindra Pantero:
- Price: INR 39,650 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 49 kpl
The Pantero has a 106 cc, air-cooled engine that develops 8 bhp and 8.5 Nm of torque, mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
6. Honda CD 110 Dream:
- Price: INR 46,212 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 83 kpl
This entry-level honda has a 110 cc engine that produces 8.25 bhp and 8.26 Nm of torque and delivers power with the help of a 4-speed gearbox.
7. Suzuki Hayate:
- Price: INR 44,969 (ex-showroom Delhi)
- Mileage: 69 kpl
The Hayate gets a 113 cc, air-cooled engine that generates 8.3 bhp and 8.8 Nm of peak torque. The Hayate too, like all the other motorcycles on this list, comes equipped with a 4-speed gearbox.
Comparing all these 7 affodable commuter segment motorcycles, the Honda CD 110 Dream offers the best fuel efficiency. The Bajaj CT 100 follows close behind, and is also the cheapest motorcycle. The Suzuki Hayate is a good looking motorcycle, followed by the Mahindra Pantero.