Hero Xtreme 200R fits as the cheapest 200cc bike in India. The street naked bike competes with TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Pulsar NS200. Does the Hero bike beat its rival on the basis of specifications and features? Check out ahead!
Hero Xtreme 200R was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. Xtreme is basically a heavily redesigned work of CBZ Xtreme but in a sleeker and sportier way.
The street naked bike comes with an air-cooled 200cc, which gives out power a bit lower than the regular 200cc bikes. Performance part is a bit low, but the price makes you think twice.
Xtreme 200R comes with premium features, but not enough to match it up to Apache and Pulsar. Most importantly, it offers single-channel ABS setup as standard fitment. Its primary rivals do not offer one as standard fitment.
Check out the price, top speed, mileage and colours of Hero Xtreme 200R ahead.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Price In India
|Price (STD and ABS Variants)||Rs 89,900 (ex-showroom Delhi)|
The Xtreme 200R is priced at Rs 89,900 (ex-showroom Delhi). At this price, it is the cheapest 200cc naked bike.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Design
Hero Xtreme 200R gets a proper naked bike looks but with toned muscles. In terms of design, it is very similar to Xtreme Sports; however, it is sharper and sportier looking.
The bike comes in a diamond frame which is quite light and agile. Also, the style of headlamps adds to the muscularity of the bike. ‘Xtreme’ decal on the front shrouds of the bike looks a bit overdone, but still keeps the sporty looks alive.
The exhaust of the bike comes with a muffler cover, adding as a finishing touch. The rear fender kit comes with a good height, hence increasing the height of the pillion seat too. In short, we can say that it is an evolution of CBZ Xtreme, but with improved technology and better handling.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Engine Specifications
|Transmission||5-speed MT with Multi-Plate Wet Clutch|
The Xtreme 200R will be powered by a 199.6 CC single cylinder engine that produces 18.1 BHP worth of power and 17.1 Nm worth of torque.
It will be mated to a five-speed transmission with a wet multi-plate clutch. Also, the bike gets a balancer shaft, which keeps the vibrations to a minimum.
Hero says that the engine is built to dole out low-end torque which will make it easier to ride on traffic-laden roads.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Mileage
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12.5 Litres|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||1.5 Litres|
|Riding Range||490 Kms|
The claimed mileage for the bike is around 40 KMPL. The top speed recorded for the bike is 118 KMPH with a driving range of 496 Kms. It touches 0-60 KMPH is 4.6 seconds.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Chassis and Dimensions
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Hydraulic type with antifriction bush|
|Rear Suspension||7 Step adjustable Monoshock|
|Seat height||790 mm|
The bike is made of a diamond frame type. It comes with Telescopic Hydraulic type with antifriction bush suspensions in the front and 7 Step adjustable Monoshock suspension in the rear.
The suspensions are beefier than Karizma ZMR’s suspension which would help Xtreme 200R in proper handling.
The length of the bike is 2062 mm with a height of 1072 mm. The ground clearance of the bike is decent at 167 mm and the seat height is 790 mm. The bike weighs 147 Kg.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Colours
The Xtreme 200R comes in 5 dual-tone color combinations. They are as follows:
- Panther Black with cool Silver
- Panther Black with Red
- Sports Red
- Charcoal Grey with Orange
- Techno Blue
Hero Xtreme 200R – Features
The Xtreme 200R comes with disc brakes at both ends with ABS as an option. The bike comes with LED pilot lights, LED tail light, dual-colored seat, and a combination of digital and analog instrument console.
The digital cluster gets a clock, fuel indicator, and a trip meter. Above the digital cluster, there are basic indicators for ABS, power check, neutral gear, and indicators. Also, It gets a halogen LED headlamp.
However, the bike fails to live up to the high-level technology that its competitors are offering. It might be a late entrant in the market, but with its price expectations, it can do pretty well.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Variants
The Xtreme 200R comes only in STANDARD variant.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Competiton
Hero Xtreme 200R competes with the likeness of Baja Pulsar NS 200, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and Yamaha FZ 25.
Amongst all, the toughest competitor is Apache RTR 200 4V. As Apache offers a similar naked streetfighter styling with a little more technology features, it is dominating the 200 CC market.
The Pulsar NS 200 offers great value for money and performance for its asking price.
On the other hand, Yamaha FZ 25 is a beast that is a good buy for traffic rides as well as touring bikes. However, it is expensive than the other three competitors which makes it a tough choice. The Xtreme 200R, despite offering fewer features than its competitor, might turn out to be a good success.
Hero Xtreme 200R – Overview
Hero Xtreme 200R
|Price||Rs 89,900 (ex-showroom Delhi)|
LED pilot lights, LED tail light, dual-coloured seat, Halogen LED headlamp, and a combination of the digital and analogue instrument console
Front and Rear Disc Brakes with ABS