Last updated on – 28 April, 2017

The popularity of commuter bikes in India has rapidly kicked up in the past few years. The 150-200cc segment motorcycles have always been a standard choice of the nation. Besides this, we have seen continues growth in the commuter segment as many conventional and widespread brands have entered into the race and setting up their monopolies all over. These brands include, Bajaj, Suzuki, TVS, Yamaha and Hero.

As 2017 has started, the competitors had an impressive, profitable ratio this year with their recently launched premium commuters.

Ranking Model Name Ex-Showroom Price Details
1 Bajaj Dominar 400 INR 1,39,000 More
2 Suzuki Gixxer 150 with Rear Disc Brake INR 80,528 More
3 Royal Enfield Himalayan INR 1,60,148 More
4 Bajaj Vikrant (V) 150 INR 63,001 More
5 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V INR 92,215 More

Bajaj Dominar 400

Bajaj Dominar 400 was launched on 15th December 2016. The bike is inspired by the Leo stance design. It is loaded with 373cc 4-valve BS 4 DTS-I engine which returns outstanding performance with 35 PS of power and 35NM torque. For the safe riding and handling, the bike comes with wide and low profile radial tires, slipper clutch and beam type perimeter frame. Dominar 400 gets full LED headlamps (head to toe), AHO technology and split, reverse LCD display and speedometer, etc.

Bajaj Dominar 400

Bajaj Dominar 400

The bike has two variants, below is the details with exclusive showroom price in Delhi

  • Dominar 400 Disc Brakes: INR 1,39,000
  • Dominar 400 Twin Channel ABS: INR 1,53,001

Suzuki Gixxer 150 with Rear Disc Brake

The Japanese two wheeler maker, Suzuki is all set to launch a new version of Gixxer with rear disc brake in the Indian market. The expected price of the updated bike will be around INR 5,000 more than the running model. The bike was showcased at 2016 Delhi Auto Expo.

Gixxer Black

Gixxer Black

There are no mechanical changes excepting the rear disc brake. The bike gets new color scheme as Black, Blue and Red that gives a new look to the bike. The bike gets the power from the same single cylinder, four stoke, BS IV and air-cooled engine. The 155cc unit generates 14.5 BHP and 14 NM torque

  • Engine: 155cc
  • Power: 13.80 BHP @ 8000 RPM
  • Torque: 14 NM @ 6000 RPM
  • Bharat Stage IV (BS-IV) compliance
  • Exclusive Showroom Price Delhi: INR 80,528

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield Himalayan

The much awaited bike, Royal Enfield Himalayan has finally launched to Indian market at a price tag of Rs. 1,60,148 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The Indian cruiser maker, Royal Enfield has made this bike with high end of quality features. It comes with a standard round headlamp and high mounted front mud-guard. The bike runs on of-road tyres.

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The bike is powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, BSIV, fuel injection engine and 411 cc motor that produces a maximum power of 24.5 BHP and a peak torque of 32 NM. The new developed engine is more powerful than its existing series of RE. The mill is connected to a five speed gearbox. The bike offers a dynamic balancing power as it is featured with 41mm telescopic forks at the front side and rear monoshock with linkage suspension. The braking duties are managed by 300mm disc brake at the front and 240mm disc brake at the rear side.

Bajaj Vikrant (V) 150

The Bajaj Auto has launched the spirit of INS Vikrant that was hero of the victory of 1971 Indian-Pak war by introducing a new bike that called Bajaj V 150. The bike is made from the metal of INS Vikrant. When you will ride on this bike, you feel of patriotism as it carries a lot of feels of proud in itself. The bike has been priced at a handsome price tag of Rs. 63,001 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

Bajaj Vikrant Heroic Red

Bajaj Vikrant Heroic Red

The Bajaj V sports with a simple 149.5cc, single cylinder BS 4 compliant and air-cooled engine that draws out a maximum power of 11.83 BHP at 7500 RPM and a peak torque of 13 NM at 5500 RPM. The powerhouse is mated to five speed transmission that transfers the total power to the rear wheel. Its commuter style and comfortable sitting posture make it different from other in its category.

See More: Bajaj V (Vikrant) VS Suzuki Gixxer

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

Earlier in 2008, TVS has launched Apache RTR 160, with a long list of features and performance figures. The latest model, Apache RTR 200 4V has been recently launched a few months ago after a quite long time. This superior commuter bike has magnificent performance specifications. The motorcycle is engineered with a 197.75 cc, single cylinder, BS IV, oil cooled engine which produces a maximum power of 20.23 BHP with 18.1 NM torque. Price for TVS Apache RTR 200 4v is Rs. 92,215 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

These above mentioned superior commuters have gained a huge applause from the audience and still maintaing their charm in the automobile market.

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