Last updated on – May 01, 2017

150cc, it is very demanding segment in the two-wheeler industry which is mostly driven by youth and this section carries a newly launched commuter motorcycles that are busy in grabbing the attention of the crowds. This segment was initialized during the times of 1990’s when Bajaj brought their never dying scooters. Later the Hero Honda CBZ and Bajaj Pulsar came into the picture with very good technology and performance. Now a day’s this segment has become the first step towards biking for youth. Choosing a bike in a busy schedule is very tough as so many options are available among different companies. A short guide for the same is given here:

1. Suzuki Gixxer SF

Suzuki Gixxer SF Black

Suzuki Gixxer SF is the best motorcycle when price and performance considered. The Gixxer SF is the most stylish and bulky looking motorbike in the segment. It comes featured with modern technology and refined engine that boost the performance on the road. It becomes popular among youth because of its outstanding appeal and broad tyres. This bike is having the broadest tyre among all in the segment. Its specs and features are listed here:

  • Engine: 154.9 CC, BS VI
  • Power: 14.8 PS at 8000 RPM
  • Torque: 14 Nm at 6000 RPM
  • Fuel Tank: 12 litres
  • Start: Electric and kick Start
  • Transmission: 5-speed Transmission
  • Brake: Front disc and Rear drum brake
  • Mileage: 40 KMPL to 60 KMPL

2. Yamaha FZ-S FI V 2.0

Yamaha FZ-S FI V 2.0

Yamaha FZ-S FI V 2.0

The Japanese two wheeler maker, Yamaha India had launched a new edition of its street tracker, Yamaha FZ, called Yamaha FZ-S FI V 2.0. This new version carries a fuel injection system that enhances its performance more. It is also most selling two wheeler in India from Yamaha. It gets new looks as it is borrowed sharp creases, muscle line and styling cues from its first generation sibling. It comes with sharper headlamp, new instrument panel and redesigned graphics. The bike is powered by 149cc, fuel-injected powerhouse that makes a 13 BHP and 12.8 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to five speed transmission. The company claimed that the bike gives a decent mileage of 44 kmpl thanks to its new technology. The bike has been priced at Rs 82,789 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

  • Engine: 149 CC
  • Power: 13 BHP
  • Torque: 13.6 Nm
  • Fuel Tank: 12 litres
  • Start: Electric Start
  • Transmission: 5-Speed
  • Brake: Front Disc and Rear Drum Brake
  • Mileage: 40-45 KMPL

3. Honda CB Hornet 160R

Honda CB Hornet 160R

Honda CB Hornet 160R

The Japanese giant, Honda India has launched a new motorcycle, Honda CB Hornet 160R in automobile bazaar. It is borrowed designing cures form Honda CX-01. It is featured with a muscular fuel tank and front cowl that give a cool look. The motorcycle provides a stunning look as it is incorporated high mounted handlebar and underbelly exhaust. It receives X shaped rear light and wider tyre. It is powered by a, BS IV,  4 Stroke single cylinder and 162.71cc motor that develops the maximum power of 15.04 BHP and a peak torque of 14.76 Nm. The mill is mated to the 5 speed transmission. The bike is loaded with Honda Eco Technology (HET) whereby the it gives a decent mileage of 50 KMPL. Over-all it is a superb bike in its segment.

  • Engine: 162.71 CC
  • Power: 15.04 BHP @ 8500 RPM
  • Torque: 14.76 Nm @ 6500 RPM
  • Fuel Tank: 12 litres
  • Start: Electric and kick Start
  • Transmission: 5-Speed
  • Brake: Front Disc
  • Rear Drum/Disc Brake
  • Mileage: 50 KMPL to 55 KMPL

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