Benelli TNT 25 vs Pulsar RS200 vs Honda CBR 250R

Benelli has just unveiled its much awaited naked motorcycle, TNT 25 in the Indian two wheeler market. The standard variant has been priced at Rs. 1.68 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the premium version costs Rs. 1.75 lakh. The sixth product in the Indian portfolio will be available in two color options- Red and White. The motorcycle will be competing against the likes of Bajaj Pulsar RS200 and CBR 250R.

Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 on the other hand, is another fully faired street fighter recently launched in India, a promising rival for the other two bikes. The motorcycle comes with an affordable price tag of Rs. 1.2 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Pulsar RS 200 has been powered by 199.5cc single-cylinder, 4 stroke liquid cooled engine and carries a kerb weight of 165 kgs.

Third in the section, Honda CBR 250R is a single-cylinder sports tourer, primarily intended for the Thai and Indian markets, but is currently on sale worldwide. The motorcycle is available in two variants- non ABS and ABS. As per the price perspective, CBR 250R carries a price tag of Rs. 1.59 lakh for the standard version and Rs. 1.88 lakh for the ABS version (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Specifications DSK Benelli TNT 25 Bajaj Pulsar RS200 ABS Honda CBR250RAD ABS
Displacement (cc) 249 199.5 249.6  
Type 4-stroke, 4 valves,Single-cylinder, Sparkler Engine Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC 4-valve,Triple spark ,FI Engine 4 stroke, 4 Valve, DOHC, SI engine  
Maximum Power 28.15 BHP @ 9500 RPM 24.5 BHP @ 9750 RPM 26.15 BHP @ 8500 RPM  
Maximum Torque 21.61 NM @ 8000 RPM 18.6 NM @ 8000 RPM 22.9 NM @ 7000 RPM  
Fuel Delivery System Electronic Fuel Injection Fuel Injection Fuel Injection  
Ignition N/A CDI Digital ECU Based  
Cooling System Liquid-cooled Liquid-cooled Liquid Cooled  
Top Speed N/A 140.8 135  
Gears 6-speed 6-Speed 6-Speed  
Clutch Wet Clutch Wet -Multi plate Multi Plate Wet Type  
Bore (mm) 42.7 72 76  
Stroke (mm) 61.2 49 55  
Chassis & Suspension
Chassis Type N/A Pressed Steel Perimeter Beam Section Frame Twin Spar Type  
Front Suspension Inverted front telescopic forks Telescopic Fork with Anti-friction Bush Telescopic Fork  
Rear Suspension Hydraulic Monoshock absorber Nitrox Mono shock with Canister Spring Loaded Hydraulic Type (Monoshock, PRO Link)  
Front Brake 280 mm Disc Single channel ABS, 300 mm Dia Disc Disc 296 mm  
Rear Brake 240 mm Disc 230 mm Rear Disc Disc 220mm (C-ABS)  
Tyres and Wheels
Wheel Type Alloy Alloy Alloy  
Front Tyre Size 110/70 x 17 100/80-17 52P 110/70 17  
Rear Tyre Size 150/60 x 17 130/70-17 62P 140/70 17  
Wheel Size (inches) 17 17 17  
Tyres Types Tubeless Tubless Tubeless  
Battery N/A 12 V Full DC MF 12V 6Ah (MF)  
Dashboard Analog-digital Digital  
Headlamp N/A 55 W Low beam Projector, 65 W High beam Projector 12V 60/55W  
Horn     N/A  
Colors Rosso, Bianco Red, Yellow, Demon Black Black, Pearl Amazing White, Sports Red  
Dimensions & Weight
Length (mm) 2080 1999 2032  
Width (mm) 810 765 720  
Height (mm) 1125 1114 1127  
Weight (kg) 159 165 167  
Ground Clearance 160 157 145  
Wheelbase 1400 1355 1367  
Fuel Economy & Capacity
Fuel Tank Capacity (liters) 17 13 13  
Fuel Consumption City (kmpl) 25.00 30.00 30.00  
Fuel Consumption Highway (kmpl) 30.00 40.00 35.00
Exclusive Showroom Prices Rs.1,68000 Rs.1,32000 Rs.1,89,208