1 . 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.
2 . Yamaha FZ S V 2.0
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The Yamaha FZ-S Version 2.0 is one of the most popular motorcycles in the 150cc segment in India, because it offers an almost perfect combination of style, performance and fuel efficiency — Something that the average 150cc segment customer craves for.
The motorcycle remains the same as the Yamaha FZ Version 2.0, differing only in the colours and graphics offered. It sports a two piece seat, redesigned bikini fairing, and new cooling shrouds near the fuel tank. The new FZ-S is powered by a newly designed air-cooled, 149cc, single-cylinder engine fuelled by a closed loop fuel injection system.
The engine has been tuned towards being fuel efficient instead of being outright powerful, so it produces a maximum power output of 13.1bhp and a peak torque output of 12.8Nm, while mileage is at a pretty high 45km/l.
3 . Royal Enfield Classic 500
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The Royal Enfield Classic 500 features similar design language to the Classic 350 but separates the 500 is a bigger engine displacement and a fuel injection system. The Classic 500 has been in the market for a while now, and in spite of being a best-seller, the motorcycle commands a waiting period of nearly six months.
Powering the Royal Enfield Classic 500 is a 499cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 27bhp and 41Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
4 . Yamaha YZF R15
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The Yamaha R15 has marked itself as a legend of sorts in the Indian motorcycle market, garnering praise and rave reviews. The R15 V 2.0 is an updated version of the first-gen Yamaha R15, and takes the handling game to the next level. The motorcycle is good for the streets but perfect for the racetrack.
The linear power delivery from the rev-happy, butter smooth 150cc engine is a joy to ride with. The liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine produces a maximum power of 16.7bhp and a peak torque figure of 15Nm. A 6-speed gearbox handles transmission duties, while the mileage figure stands at 42km/l (Claimed).
5 . 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.
6 . 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.
7 . 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.
8 . KTM 200 Duke
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The KTM 200 Duke is a motorcycle which redefined the low capacity performance motorcycle segment in India. It has remained a hot seller ever since it was launched, thanks to its eager acceleration and performance traits. It broke previous performance benchmarks in the 200cc segment at the time it was launched.
The KTM Duke 200 is powered by a liquid-cooled, 199cc, single-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 24.6bhp and a peak torque output of 19.2Nm. A 6-speed gearbox handles transmission duties. Acceleration from 0-60km/h takes just 3.2 seconds and it will go on to touch a top speed of 138km/h. With a mileage of around 35km/l, the baby Duke is not too low on fuel efficiency.
9 . 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.
10 . TVS Star City Plus
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The TVS Star City Plus is the updated version of the Star City, and comes with a host of added features and cosmetic upgrades. The Star City Plus gets new side panel grills, a redesigned visor, and stainless steel muffler guard among others. Also available are new alloy wheels, a semi digital instrument cluster and a five-step adjustable rear suspension.
Powering the TVS Star City Plus is a 109cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that makes 8.3bhp and 8.7Nm of torque from a 4-speed gearbox. TVS claims a mileage of 86km/l and TVS Star City Plus Weighs 109kg.