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 . Bajaj CT100
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The Bajaj CT 100 is a well Known brand in India. It was one of Bajaj's best selling motorcycles. This fuel efficient motorcycle comes with a 99.27cc, four-stroke air-cooled engine, mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
The CT 100's engine produces a maximum power of 8.1bhp and 8.05Nm of torque and Bajaj CT 100 boasts a mileage of 82 km/l and a top speed of 90km/h.
3 . 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.
4 . TVS Sport
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The TVS Sport is based on the TVS Star City and is a sportier version of the motorcycle. The TVS Star City gets sporty graphics and an aggressive front cowl, but yet manages to blend in with other commuter motorcycles in India.
The TVS Sport is powered by a 100cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 7.4bhp and 7.5Nm of torque, with the help of a 4-speed gearbox. The TVS Sport weighs 108kg and manufacturer claims a mileage of 95km/l.
5 . Honda CD 110 Dream
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The CD 110 Dream is currently the most affordable motorcycle in Honda’s stable. Despite being priced at such a low level, it is equipped with alloy wheels, but the base variant is only available with a kick-starter.
The motorcycle is powered by the tried and tested 109.19cc engine found in Honda’s other 110cc commuter motorcycles. The air-cooled, single-cylinder engine has a maximum power output of 8.25bhp and a peak torque output of 8.63Nm. A 4-speed gearbox handles transmission duties, and the motorcycle returns a mileage of 74km/l.
6 . Yamaha Saluto RX
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The Yamaha Saluto 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 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.
7 . Honda CB Shine
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The CB Shine is a 125cc commuter motorcycle from Honda, which does look understated, but performs brilliantly. A commuter motorcycle at this price point is expected to be extremely frugal and comfortable during commutes, and the CB Shine delivers on that front. It looks stylish to an extent, with edgy graphics on the fuel tank.
The Honda CB Shine is powered by an air-cooled, 124.7cc, single cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 10.16bhp and a peak torque output of 10.30Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed gearbox. The engine also comes with Honda Eco Technology (HET) which increases fuel efficiency and claimed mileage for the motorcycle stands at 65km/l.
8 . Bajaj Platina
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The Bajaj Platina is one of the best commuter motorcycles out there, equipped with more than just reliability and efficiency. The Bajaj Platina is placed above the CT 100 in Bajaj’s commuter lineup in India and features Comfortec spring in spring suspension at the rear, and the front suspension has 28 percent longer travel than other motorcycles in the segment.
The Bajaj Platina is powered by an air-cooled, 102cc, single-cylinder engine with an output of 8bhp and 8.6Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 4-speed gearbox and Bajaj claims a mileage of 108km/l however, the motorcycle realistically returns around 90km/l. If your primary requirement from a motorcycle is fuel efficiency, look no further than the Bajaj Platina.
With the 11-litre fuel tank capacity, the motorcycle realistically has a riding range of over 900 kilometres. Quite literally a fill it-shut it-forget it motorcycle.
9 . Hero HF Deluxe Eco
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Hero HF Deluxe ECO has an air of freshness around it with an eco-friendly demeanour, only cosmetic though. It has a stylish trapezoidal multi-reflector headlight, a Self-Start option, and new Green shade with cool 3D body graphics, more fuel efficiency than the standard variant, distinctive and aerodynamically designed rear view mirrors, clear lens indicators, a side stand indicator etc.
The Hero HF Deluxe ECO is powered by an air-cooled, 97.2cc, single-cylinder, engine with a maximum power output of 7.7 bhp and peak torque output of 8.04 Nm. A 4-speed gearbox handles transmission duties, and the motorcycle has a top speed of just above 85km/h. Hero claims that the HF Deluxe ECO returns around 90km/l.
10 . 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.