Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs

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Performance biking is growing in popularity everyday and motorcycles are becoming more than just a means of transport to get you from point A to B. For the enthusiast they are means of unwinding, taking a break from the boring daily routine, feeling that rush you get only on a motorcycle. And with a budget of around 1.5 lakhs will fetch you an entry-level sports bike. Hence, you get a near perfect blend of everyday usability and performance. So what exactly can you get your hands on for this kind of money and which is the best bike you can get for less than INR 1.5 lakhs? Find out in our list of the Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs here.

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Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs – Bajaj Pulsar AS 200

Before we begin we would like to point out that this is not exactly a performance bike and some might even argue its inclusion in this list. But the Pulsar AS 200 finds a place here as it is more budget friendly than the rest of the bikes featured here, and doesn’t mind a bit of spirited riding. Aimed at consumers looking for a cross country tourer, the Pulsar AS 200 is well suited to the urban environment and the highways.

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Engine Displacement 199.5cc, Single Cylinder
Power 23 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 18.3 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Mileage 35 kmpl
Top Speed 135 km/h
Price INR 93,552

Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs – TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

Launched in late Jan, 2016, the new Apache RTR 200 4V is the most powerful and the most expensive mass produced model from the Hosur-based bike maker. Powering the TVS Apache RTR 200 is an air-cooled single-cylinder engine uthat pumps out a max. power of 21 PS. The bike is available with options of both Carburetor and Fuel Injection system and many new features. Combined with razor sharp handling, the new 200cc motor makes this model one of the most fun bikes in its segment. Also, the RTR 200 4V makes for a great upgrade from the RTR 160.

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Engine Displacement 197.75 cc, Single Cylinder
Power 20 bhp
Torque 18.1 Nm
Transmission 5-speed
Mileage 40 kmpl
Top Speed 129 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 88,990 – 1,15,000

Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs – Yamaha YZF-R15 V2.0 and R15-S

This is the bike that brought serious sports biking to the masses and established Yamaha as a major player in the entry level sports bike segment. It still remains one of the best handling bikes on sale in India, but it is a bit old now and beginning to show its age. The Yamaha YZF-R15, in both V2.0 and R15-S formats, still makes for a compelling buy if you are in the market for a budget sports bike.

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Engine Displacement 150cc, Single Cylinder
Power 16.7 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Mileage 45 kmpl
Top Speed 130 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 1.15-1.21 lacs

Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs – Bajaj Pulsar RS200

The sportier cousin of the Pulsar AS200 featured above, the RS200 has turned out be a runaway success for the Indian two-wheeler manufacturer. This striking looking bike has found many takers in India thanks mainly to the fantastic value for money it offers. We are not big fans of the overly fussy styling, but the average Indian buyer seems to like it.

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Engine Displacement 199.5cc, Single Cylinder
Power 24.5 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 18.6 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Mileage 35 kmpl
Top Speed 135 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 1.20-1.32 lacs

Best Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs – KTM Duke 200

In just a few years time, the bike manufacturer from Austria has managed to establish quite a strong fan following itself. Local production of the bikes has enabled KTM to price them very competitively. And then there is the iconic edgy and menacing styling KTM is so famous for. The single cylinder motor’s responsiveness, ride & handling, the distinctive engine note have all made the KTM Duke 200 one of the most desirable bikes on sale in India and have helped it to the top of the list of the Most Exciting Bikes in India Under 1.5 lakhs.

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Engine Displacement 200cc, Single Cylinder
Power 25 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Torque 19 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Mileage 35 kmpl
Top Speed 135 km/h
Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) INR 1.18 lacs

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17 COMMENTS

  1. Royal Enfield beat all
    350cc either standard , electra or Classic
    Isko le daala toh life zingalala..

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