Evey bike lover wonders how much power & mileage efficiency he can get with a bike whose price tag falls under INR 1 lakh rupee mark. Isn't it?
For finding answer to this question, we have come with an amazing article that shed light on some most amazing bikes and scooter that falls just below the one lakh price mark and meet out all your power and mileage efficiency needs.
To spice up things, we have also identified the power to cost (PS/INR) delivered by each bike and has ranked it accordingly. One must note that the bike price is based on the ex-showroom price in Delhi. Please consider that any disparities in bike price may appear due to different pricing structure in your region, which happens due to constraints like state tax, duty, etc.
Now, with further adieu, let's figure out the top five powerful & value for money bikes under INR 1 Lakh:
5. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V (INR 5,460/PS)
With a price tag of INR 90,101, the Apache RTR 160 4V stands as the most expensive price in this bike list, but don't take it as an excuse to avoid this absolute power beast in the 160cc segment with a power output of 16.5 PS. Apache RTR 160 4V also offers the highest power to cost output in this list.
When it comes to bike features, Apache RTA 160 4V packs a punch and offers features like digitized instrument console, LED DRLs and LED tail lamps. The bike also comes with super cool dynamics all thanks to its tuned suspension set up.
4. Hero Xtreme 200R (INR 4,940/PS)
Hero Motorcylces in two-wheeler segment has up their game by offering the larger 200cc bikes at the price of a 160cc motorcycle. Hero Extreme 200R is one such powerful 200cc bike from the company that is priced at just INR 90,900 mark, which also makes it the most affordable 200cc bike. This bike feature list unfolds LED DRLs, pilot lamps, and a semi-digital instrument panel. The absence of a full-digital console is dishearting, but again, the bike offers a good city performance. It also has a power output of 18.4 PS, making it a complete value-for-power bike in this list.
3. Bajaj Pulsar 150 (INR 4,875/PS)
Pulsar 150 Neon with no-frills design starts at just INR 68,250 price offers exceptional value to the customers. Generally, the customers get a tops-spec 125cc bike at this price, but Pulsar has done an excellent job here by offering a value for money 150cc bike. Similar to other aforementioned bikes, the bike sports a semi-digital instrument console, LED DRLs and LED tail lamp.
2. Hero HF Deluxe (INR 4,772/PS)
At first glance, the 100cc power engine with modest 8.36 PS power in Hero HF Delux may disappoint the lovers of performance-oriented bikes. But, don't worry, the low price tag of INR 39,900 drastically improves the cost to performance ratio of this bike and put it at the second spot.
You must know that at such a low price point this bike comes with fuel-saving option like i3S start-stop technology, which is also present on more expensive Hero i Smart bike. The bike comes with a basic kick start and drum brake, and given the price, you can't expect more.
1: Bajaj CT 100 (Rs 4,073/PS)
You must have heard about the mileage kind in 100cc bike segment. Yes, you're right, we are talking about Bajaj CT 100, an absolute mileage beast in the 100cc bike segment that is priced around INR 33,402. The power output of the bike is quite low at 8.2 PS, but the low cost makes up for it, allowing it to take the pole position in the list with a superior cost to power ratio. Features of this bike include unique rear SNS shock absorbers with a smaller spring inside the main one to take care of road bumps.