Suzuki Intruder 150 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 – COMPARISON


Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL), the Indian subsidiary of the popular Japanese two-wheeler company, looks has launched the 150cc Intruder cruiser motorcycle. Being touted as India’s ‘first modern cruiser’, the latest from Suzuki combines the tried-and-tested mechanicals of the Gixxer with a design that takes plenty of inspiration from the Intruder M1800. Thanks to a high sticker price of 98,340, the new motorcycle ends up competing with both the Avenger 150 and the Avenger 220. As we have already compared the new Intruder 150cc with the Avenger 150, its time we compare it with the elder twin, the Avenger 220. So read on for our Suzuki Intruder 150 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 comparison.

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The new motorcycle from Suzuki Motorcycle India features a really bold design and comes with the same 155cc single-cylinder engine that is available on the Gixxer streetnaked. It comes loaded with many features, such as alloy wheels, front and rear disc brakes, ABS, and a LED projector headlamp.

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Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Price

Model Price
Suzuki Intruder 150 INR 98,340
Bajaj Avenger Street 220 INR 88,690

While the new Suzuki motorcycle comes with a 155cc engine, it is costlier than even the Bajaj Avenger Street 220. So, if you compare the prices of these two motorcycles, it becomes really evident that the new Intruder 150 is a really expensive product. For almost 10,000 rupees lesser, the Avenger offers a bigger engine and much more power. On the other hand, the Intruder 150 tries to make up for the high price tag by offering more features and a modern design. However, it won’t be wrong to say that the new offering makes the Avenger 220cc look pure value-for-money.

Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Specifications

Specs Bajaj Avenger 220 Suzuki Intruder 150
Engine 220cc, DTS-I single cylinder 154.9cc, single cylinder
Power 19 bhp @8,400 rpm 14.6 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 17.50 Nm @ 7,000 rpm 14 Nm @ 6,000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed Manual 5-speed Manual

The Avenger is the clear winner in this part of the comparison. If you compare the specs of the two, it is very evident that the Bajaj model is far more powerful. The Avenger comes with a 220cc, DTSi, single-cylinder engine that produces a maximum power of 19 bhp @ 8,400 rpm along with a peak torque of 17.50 Nm @ 7,000 rpm. This is basically the same engine that also powers the Pulsar 220 DTSi, albeit, in a slightly higher state of tune.

On the other hand, the Intruder makes do with a 154.9cc motor that outputs a far lower power and torque output. The engine for this motorcycle comes from the Gixxer 155. Maximum power is rated at 14.6 bhp @ 8,000 rpm while the peak torque is rated at 14 Nm @ 6,000 rpm. Both the engines come mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Thanks to the specs advantage that the Bajaj cruiser enjoys, the Intruder 150 loses this part of the comparison.

Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Mileage 

Model Price
Suzuki Intruder 150 47 KMPL
Bajaj Avenger Street 220 35 KMPL

While the Pulsar 220-sourced motor makes the Bajaj model here really much more powerful, a bigger engine with more leads to a lower fuel mileage. The Avenger offers a fuel efficiency of around 35 kmpl. On the other hand, the new Intruder 150 gets its juice from the same 154.9cc engine that powers the Gixxer. Hence, we can safely expect it to offer as much as 47 kmpl in normal riding conditions.

Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Features

The latest from Suzuki Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd comes with a host of features that are not available on the Avenger 220. Here is a look at the features list of the new motorcycle from SMIPL-

  • Electric Start
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Front and Rear Disc Brakes
  • Aerodynamic Design
  • Twin End-cans
  • LED Taillamp
  • LED Projector Headlamp
  • Raised Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Chrome-plated Rear View Mirrors
  • ABS
  • Stylish Decals
  • Intruder M1800-inspired looks

Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Design

The new Suzuki Intruder 150 takes design inspiration from the M1800 Intruder. Hence, it gets what you can term as a modern-day interpretation of the cruiser bike format. Basically, the new motorcycle combines the relaxed riding posture of a classic cruiser motorcycle with a modern design that looks stunning. Features like LED projector headlamps and alloy wheels make this bike look modern. On the other hand, a low seat height and a relaxed riding position validate its cruiser credentials.

In comparison, the Avenger 220 is a true-blue cruiser. The Avenger features a wider rear tyre and has a classic look.The Avenger is more of a highway-ready cruiser which seems to get design inspiration from the Harley Davidson Street 750. There is plenty of chrome along with black paint for the engine and alloy wheels. If you compare the instrumentation of these two, the Bajaj model gets an analogue speedo instead of the digital unit on the Intruder.

Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Comparison Verdict

  • Price- The Avenger 220 is the clear winner of this part of the comparison. It offers a more power engine and still costs a lot lesser.
  • Design– These motorcycles are as different as chalk and cheese. While the Avenger 220 is a true blue cruiser, the Intruder 150 looks much more modern due to bits like LED projector headlamps and stylish alloys
  • Specifications- The Avenger beats the new Suzuki hands down if you compare the specs. It offers much more power and torque, which comes in handy during high-speed cruising on the highway.
  • Features- The Intruder 150 offers many more features. These include ABS, digital speedo console, LED projector headlamps and LED taillamp.
  • Mileage- Again, the new Suzuki motorcycle turns out to be the winner of this part of the comparison.

So, which of these two motorcycles will you want to put your money on? Share your views with us by writing them down in the comments section below. Also, stay tuned to Car Blog India for the latest news on launch and price of the new baby-Intruder.

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