Best 150cc Bikes in India

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The 150cc motorcycle segment in India has blossomed over the years and currently has a very strong line up of products. If you have to buy a new 150cc bike right now, you might end up spending a lot of time researching about what’s best. This is where we come in. To save you from the trouble of looking for details, we have come up with a list of the best 150cc bikes in India right now. The segment is broadly divided into two categories- commuter and premium or performance-oriented bikes. We have taken into consideration bikes belonging to the higher end of the 150cc segment. Read about the Best 150cc Bikes in India 2017 in our list here

Best 150cc Bikes in India

Also See- Top 5 Most Fuel Efficient 150cc Bikes in India

7. Yamaha Fazer V2.0

Yamaha positions the Fazer as a touring bike. This bike is essentially an FZ-S V2.0 with a quarter fairing. Moreover, it also has a dual-headlamp setup with a pilot lamp below the base of the windshield. You can spot a fully digital instrument console on this bike. A 149cc single cylinder fuel-injected motor powers the Fazer V2.0. At Rs 89,000, this bike is priced quite steeply. However, it is one of the only two bikes here that has fuel injection.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Yamaha Fazer V2.0

Engine Displacement 149cc, Single Cylinder
Power 13 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 12.8 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 55 kmpl
Top Speed 109 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 89,000

6. Yamaha FZ-S Version 2.0

The FZseries of motorcycles enabled Yamaha to establish a firm foothold in the 150cc segment. The FZ-S is easily among the best in most areas and the V2.0 even gets fuel injection. Adding FI has pushed up costs and hence made it one of the most expensive in the segment. Powering the FZ-S V2.0 is a 149cc single cylinder fuel-injected motor. Apart from the Fazer V2.0, this is the only other fuel-injected bike on this list.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Yamaha FZ-S FI

Engine Displacement 149cc, Single Cylinder
Power 13 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Torque 12.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 53 kmpl
Top Speed 107 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 84,000

5. TVS Apache RTR 160

The Apache has been around for quite some time now  and still enjoys a very strong fan following. The bike scores high on performance and handling. TVS recently started selling the bike in Matte Blue colour scheme as well. The Apache RTR 160 has a 160cc single cylinder carbureted engine.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - TVS Apache RTR Matte Blue

 

Engine Displacement 160cc, Single Cylinder
Power 15 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque 13 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 60 kmpl
Top Speed 118 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 79,000

4. Suzuki Gixxer

The Gixxer is Suzuki‘s most popular model since it entered the Indian market. The Gixxer and the Gixxer SF have together clocked an impressive sales figures and it is not hard to see why. It is easily one of the best-looking bikes in the segment. The Gixxer has an aggressive stance and muscular styling. Ride and handling are also impressive. However, Suzuki does not have the best dealership/after sales network in India. This pushes it down in our list of the best 150cc bikes in India.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Suzuki Gixxer

Engine Displacement 154.9cc, Single Cylinder
Power 14 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Torque 14 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 64.13 kmpl
Top Speed 115 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 75,040

3. Bajaj Pulsar 150

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is one of the most known 150cc bikes in India. Bajaj has continuously updated this bike with new features. The latest update brought new paint schemes and graphics to this bike. It has adjustable rear Nitrox suspension. Also, it is one of the few bikes on sale in India that come with backlit switchgear on the handlebar. The Pulsar 150 offers a punchy engine, considerably high fuel mileage, many features and cheap spares. This is the reason why it features so high on this list of best 150cc bikes in India despite remaining largely unchanged for a long time.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Bajaj Pular 150

Engine Displacement 149cc, Single Cylinder
Power 14 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 13.4 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 65 kmpl
Top Speed 110 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 75,000

2. Honda CB Unicorn 160

Honda revived the Unicorn nameplate with the Unicorn 160 some years ago. The Japanese bike maker offers this bike in five colour options. Powering this bike is a carbureted motor that displaces a little over 160cc. It has monoshock rear suspension and fully digital instrument console. Honda also offers Auto Headlamp On (AHO) as a standard feature on this motorcycle.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Honda Unicorn 160

Engine Displacement 162.7cc, Single Cylinder
Power 13.8 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 13.92 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 62 kmpl
Top Speed 106 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 74,000 (Standard variant)/ INR 76,000 (CBS variant)

1. Honda CB Hornet 160R – Best 150cc Bike in India!

Honda first showcased the CB Hornet at the Revfest alongside the CBR650F. The motorcycle is the replacement for the slow-selling CB Trigger and promises to be a sportier offering than the CB Unicorn. The Honda CB Hornet 160R has been on sale since December last year and is easily among the sportiest in its segment.

Best 150cc Bikes in India - Honda CB Hornet 160R

Engine Displacement 163cc, Single Cylinder
Max. Power 15.67 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque  14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage  58.9 kmpl
Top Speed -NA-
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Single Disc INR 79,900
Dual Disc with CBS INR 84,400

List of Best 150cc Bikes in India 2017 

Motorcycle Mileage Price
#1 Honda CB Hornet 160R 58.9 km/l Rs 79,900 – Rs 84,400
#2 Honda CB Unicorn 160 62 km/l Rs 74,000 – Rs 76,000
#3 Bajaj Pulsar 150 65 km/l Rs 75,000
#4 Suzuki Gixxer 64 km/l Rs 77,000 – Rs 89,000
#5 TVS Apache RTR 160 60 km/l Rs 79,000
#6 Yamaha FZ-S V2.0 53 km/l Rs 84,000
#7 Yamaha Fazer V2.0 55 km/l Rs 89,000

Is there any other bike you think that deserves to be in this list? Or if you have any comments regarding the bikes featured in our list of Best 150cc Bikes in India please feel free to do so via our comments section below. And stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for more news and reviews from the automotive world and more posts like the Best 150cc Bikes in India story that we have here.

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44 COMMENTS

  1. while looking on the reviws found somethng like bajaj pulsar As150 has 6 speed transmisson which is wrong please correct it …

  2. I am a unicorn 160 user unicorn 160 top speed is incorrect the bike is very powerful it touches 0-100 in about 14-15secs and the top is 131kmph but the mileage reduces when u start to rip in the bike

  3. hello I want to buy a new bike in 150 cc segment which is the best for me..my look is smart to match with any bike…plz send me replay….

  4. hello I want to buy a new bike in 150 cc segment which is the best for me..my look is smart to match with any bike…plz send me replay….

  5. hello I want to buy a new bike in 150 cc segment which is the best for me..my look is smart to match with any bike…plz send me replay

  6. Hello sir..is pulsar 150NS is a good in mileage, maintainance and performance?
    Woukd it be a decent choice to buy this bike?
    Plz suggest me sir!!

  7. Hi…

    I visited Yamaha and Honda showroom as i was looking to buy a new 150 cc bike.. i took test ride of Honda hornet and FZ version 2 ..

    I liked FZ more in compare to Hornet, as its looks is more attractive.. But it seems that Yamaha FZ ‘s mileage is least as compare to Hornet and Suzuki Gixer.
    still i did’nt visit suzuki showrooom for gixer. Today morning i came to know through your article that gixer is very tough competitor of yamaha and honda..
    Please guide which bike will be more suitable in all aspects.
    Can you please specify the mileage of all bikes

  8. hello sir… m planning to buy 125cc-150cc bike please suggest me a bike …. i heard good response about discover150f ….should i have to buy this bike or not ….

    plz reply

  9. Yamaha FZ is the best bike among the above. Don’t be fooled by these comparison. Go to the dealer and take a test drive. I am using Yamaha Fazer for last five years. Even today it’s run like a new bike.

  10. Hey this is Atul, and I am looking for 150cc sports bike with good all round road performance, looks and mileage. And specially bike with good suspension for long drive. I have test rided Honda hornet cb 160 and Suzuki zixer naked bike. I am a 5’10” tall guy please suggest. Honda hornet is muscular and tall than Suzuki but I came to know that zixer has good handling and performance and Honda has better mileage. Please suggest me which way to go

  11. I have cbhornet160r ,performance is to good,smooth engine,milage is 56kmph from last five
    moths….very good confert seat and stearing compare to yamaha fz-fi
    But i think gixxer is good beacuz it hase also gear indicater,time ,treap and good milage

  12. Sir, I am just 5 feet high. Pls suggest me a suitable bike with at least 150cc, good milage and low maintenance. Also I supposed to drive in rural areas where the roads are not good.

  13. I want to buy a 150cc bike.
    I was thinking for Yamaha SZ RR 2.0.
    Please guide me.
    My daily travel is almost 40-50 km.
    My budget 65-80 K.
    Kindly guide.

  14. i want to buy a 150 cc bike with in one month in full payment. i recently sold my herohonda passon pro because of back pain and lack of smoothness in ride. plz suggest a good bike that is smooth to ride and doesnt make back pain. i am 42 years old. 6 ft height, 85 kg. less cost, good mileage, smooth ride are my preferences (less importance to look). i ride daily 15km to and fro (total 30) to office with my wife, via town ride. test ride of unicorn 150 made me less interested in it. i didnt like its sound…. please help

  15. I want to buy 150. Cc , I am a commuter, I think it is Yamaha fz s , my age 38 yrs, it is suitable for me old suggest , I am looking also mileage.

  16. I am buy a 150 cc bike with in one month in full payment. i recently sold my herohonda spelder because of back pain and lack of smoothness in ride. plz suggest a good bike that is smooth to ride and doesnt make back pain. i am 42 years old. 6 ft height, 85 kg. less cost, good mileage, smooth ride are my preferences (less importance to look). i ride daily 15km to and fro (total 30) to office with my wife, via town ride. test ride of unicorn 150 made me less interested in it. i didnt like its sound…. please help

  17. plz
    suggest me, I want 160 cc bike
    good milage and low maintenance.
    I run per day something 120 km

  18. Could some one please suggest me the best bike in indian market which having a very smooth engine.
    I have seen that Honda Unicorn-160 is a very smooth engine. Do we have any other bikes apart from Honda Unicorn ?
    Looking for a very smooth engine bike and with sufficient powerful engine.

  19. From my personal experience unicorn 160 is d worst ever bike mainly becoz of its below average or d worst suspension

  20. When it comes to 150cc segment Honda CB Hornet 160 R is a dynamic machine with Raw Real & Ripped feel in each ride.
    Wings of trust to rely upon! ●!●

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