The working class people are slowly increasing their average budget for bikes. Earlier, it was under Rs 1 Lakhs, which is now increasing slowly. The bikes under this budget offer daily commuting and occasional touring bikes as well. Read on the list of best bikes in India under Rs 1.5 Lakhs to choose the perfect bike.
The bikes sub 1.5 Lakhs budget are getting better day by day. Earlier, a handful of bikes were only available in this budget. But now, the list is extensive with every type of bike like Cruisers, Sports bike, Naked street bikes, Mileage bikes and more available in this price range. These bikes are generally quite stylish, offer decent features and mainly are commuter-friendly sport or touring bikes. The list includes various brands like TVS, Bajaj, Yamaha, KTM. Royal Enfield, Suzuki and more. Each brand has one of their bike, which possesses something special and gets its name in this list. Read on to know the best bikes in India under Rs 1.5 Lakhs with their price, mileage, features, specs and images.
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – Bajaj Dominar 400
|Engine Displacement||373 CC|
|Top Speed||147 KMPH|
|Price||Rs 1.44 Lakhs (ex-showroom)|
Bajaj gave India one of the earliest sort-of sports bikes. In the early 2000s, Pulsar was launched which was a blockbuster in the country. Still, it is considered as a heavy player in the market. However, with the launch of Bajaj Dominar 400, Bajaj got a new blockbuster in the market. Well, it lives up to its nickname as the power cruiser is truly a beast machine. Bajaj Dominar is a 400 CC powered half cruiser-half sports bike. It can easily be the cheapest option in its segment. With a brawny body, beastly engine and sporty looks, it is a hit amongst the youth.
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – TVS Apache RTR 200 4V
|Engine Displacement||197.75 cc, Single Cylinder|
|Top Speed||129 km/h|
|Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 93,685 to Rs 1,10,000|
Launched in late Jan 2016, the new TVS 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 that pumps out a max. power of 21 PS. The bike is available with options for 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.
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – Yamaha YZF R15 V3.0
|Engine Displacement||155cc, Single Cylinder|
|Power||18 bhp @ 8500 rpm|
|Torque||14.7 Nm @ 7500 rpm|
|Top Speed||130 km/h|
|Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 1.25 Lakhs|
The latest iteration of the Yamaha R15 made its global debut in Indonesia in January this year. The India-spec model, however, is not an all-new version and is based on the V2.0. This will ensure that the prices remain under check. The new version of R15 takes some underpinnings from its sibling, Yamaha R1. The Yamaha R15 is priced starting from Rs 1.25 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The sports bike competes with the likes of Suzuki Gixxer SF and Honda CBR 150R. Read on for complete details on the new Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Price, Launch Date, Specifications, and Images.
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – Bajaj Pulsar RS200
|Engine Displacement||199.5cc, Single Cylinder|
|Power||24.5 bhp @ 9500 rpm|
|Torque||18.6 Nm @ 8000 rpm|
|Top Speed||135 km/h|
|Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||INR 1.20-1.37 lacs|
The sportier cousin of the Pulsar AS200 featured above, the Bajaj RS200 has turned out to 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. It looks like a muscular sports bike with proper rugged looks. The bike sports a 199 CC engine that produces 23 BHP worth of power and 18.6 Nm worth of torque. Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 starts from Rs 1.20 Lakhs onwards (ex-showroom).
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – KTM Duke 200
|Engine Displacement||200cc, Single Cylinder|
|Power||25 bhp @ 10000 rpm|
|Torque||19 Nm @ 8000 rpm|
|Top Speed||135 km/h|
|Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||INR 1.50 lacs|
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.
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350
|Engine Displacement||346 CC|
|Top Speed||120 KMPH|
|Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||INR 1.49 lacs|
Royal Enfield is a blessing for some people. The raw muscular cruiser with old-school instruments and heavy built, it caters to a certain type of people. Royal Enfield Thunderbird looks a little better than the Classic and Electra, offers a different seating type with different colours. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 gets a BS-IV compliant engine, Front and rear disc brakes, engine kill switch, projector headlamps, rear backrest, gas-charged Rear Shock Absorbers and an Always-On Headlamps. The cruiser comes with a 346 CC engine that produces 19.8 BHP worth of power and 28 Nm worth of torque. The Thunder 350 is priced at Rs 1.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Best Bikes in India Under Rs 1.5 lakhs – Overview
|Bajaj Dominar 400||Rs 1.46 Lakhs to Rs 1.58 Lakhs||379cc||27 KMPL|
|TVS Apache RTR 2004V||Rs 93,685 to Rs 1.10 Lakhs||200cc||35 KMPL|
|Yamaha YZF – R15||Rs 1.25 Lakhs||150cc||40 KMPL|
|Bajaj Pulsar RS200||Rs 1.20 Lakhs to Rs 1.37 Lakhs||200cc||35 KMPL|
|KTM Duke 200||Rs 1.5 Lakhs||200cc||33 KMPL|
|Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350||Rs 1.49 Lakhs||346cc||28 KMPL|
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