1 . Hero Splendor Plus
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The Hero Splendor Plus is a perfect commuter that has a decent blend of style. The Splendor Plus carries a name that has been tried and tested in India for a long time, and the higher end variant comes with alloy wheels and an electric starter.
The Hero Splendor Plus is powered by a 97cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 8.2bhp and 8Nm of torque with the help of a 4-speed gearbox. Also, Hero MotoCorp claims a mileage of 81km/l, which makes it one of the most fuel efficient motorcycles in the Indian market today.
2 . Hero Passion PRO i3s
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The Hero Passion Pro i3S is a variant of the Passion, which made its debut in India recently with the i3S technology. The perfect mix of mileage, pricing, and styling makes the Passion Pro i3S a great commuter.
The Passion Pro i3S is powered by a 97cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 8.2bhp and 8Nm of torque with the help of a 4-speed gearbox. Hero claims a mileage of 84km/l, owing to the stop-start system, the i3S.
3 . TVS Victor
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The TVS Victor was synonymous with mileage, and TVS suddenly decided to discontinue the model. Later, in 2016, TVS revived the Victor brand, and the new motorcycle is impressive.
The new TVS Victor comes powered by a 109.7cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 9.4bhp and 9.4Nm of torque, paired to a 4-speed gearbox. TVS claims a mileage figure of 74km/l and the motorcycle weighs 112kgs.
4 . Honda CB Unicorn 150
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The name Unicorn brings back memories of the motorcycle being the first model in India to be sold with a monoshock at the rear. Times have passed, and the Unicorn has received cosmetic changes to appeal to the modern day commuter.
The Honda CB Unicorn comes with a 149cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 13bhp and 12.8Nm of peak torque paired to a 5-speed gearbox. Honda claims a mileage of 60km/l and the Honda CB Unicorn 150 weighs 146kg.
5 . Bajaj Avenger Street 180
The Avenger Street 180 was one of the updated Avenger models to have been launched in India. The Street 180 is focused on being a cruiser that can be ridden in the city and on occasional long rides. The Bajaj Street 180 features a low slung seat and a full black treatment.
The Street 180 is powered by a 180cc, single-cylinder air-cooled DTS-i engine that produces 18.7bhp and 13.7Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired to a 5-speed gearbox.
6 . Honda Livo
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The Honda Livo competes in the 110cc commuter segment and by far, the best looking motorcycle in the particular category. The Livo is built on the same diamond frame as the Twister, which helps Honda balance the Livo between fine design and optimum efficiency.
The Honda Livo is powered by a 109cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 8.3bhp and 9.09Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 4-speed gearbox, and Honda claims a mileage of 63km/l while the Livo weighs 111kg.
7 . Bajaj Discover 110
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Bajaj launched the updated Discover 110 in the Indian market in 2018. The new 2018 Discover 110 features stylish LED DRLs which enhances the looks of the motorcycle. The Discover 110 is an ideal family bike suitable for daily commuting. The low kerb weight and agile handling make it an easy-to-ride motorcycle.
The Bajaj Discover 110 draws power from a 115.45cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine producing 8.4bhp and 9.81Nm of torque. The Discover 110 is also available with electric start option.
8 . Yamaha Saluto RX
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The Yamaha Saluto RX is focused on being an efficient commuter, and it does exactly that. Being light is key, and the Saluto RX is one of the lightest motorcycles on sale in India today, weighing only 98kg.
The Yamaha Saluto RX is powered by a 110cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 7bhp and 8.5Nm of torque, with the help of a 4-speed gearbox. Yamaha claims a mileage figure 82km/l.
9 . Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500
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The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the ‘Bullet’ in its ultimate touring setup. The Thunderbird 500 features forward slung foot pegs, wider and taller handlebar for a relaxed riding posture, and other top-of-the-line bits like LED tail lamps, projector headlights, and disc brakes at both ends.
The Thunderbird 500 shares its engine with the Classic 500 range, which is a fuel injected, 499cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 27bhp and 41Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
10 . Royal Enfield Classic 350
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The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is the best-selling Royal Enfield model in India and carries forward a retro design. The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 19.8bhp and 28Nm of peak torque.
Royal Enfield claims a mileage of 37km/l, and fuel is fed via a carburettor. Although other models in the Royal Enfield lineup grab headlines, the Classic 350 is what registers sales numbers for the Chennai-based manufacturer.