The fad of commuter bikes is growing rapidly in the country, whereas some other international brands are showing their interest in the commuter segment. People are generally choosing those bikes which are comfortable, fuel efficient, on/off-road oriented and cheap price. The bikes in this price segment are performance driven robust.

Top 10 Motorcycles Under INR 1 LakhIt is not a surprise that almost every bike buyer in India has some major requirements such as low fuel mileage and low maintenance cost. The bikes these days offers best in class features as per the price segment and now the consumers are attracted towards high-performance bikes for regular commuting. The good sporty looking bikes cost a bit more due to their features and engine capacity. Here we bring you some popular bikes in India under 1 lakh rupees. So have a look at the top 10 bikes available in India under INR 1 lakh, that will help you to choose the best one.

Best Bikes Under 1 lakh Rupees in India

Model Name Ex-showroom Price in New Delhi
Bajaj Pulsar 160NS Rs. 78,368
Bajaj Pulsar 200NS Rs. 96,747
Yamaha FZ-S Fi Rs. 83,042
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 Rs. 87,740
Suzuki Gixxer Rear Disc Brake Rs. 77,936
Suzuki Gixxer SF Rear Disc Brake Rs. 90,144
TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Rs. 92,215
Honda CB Hornet 160R Rs. 86,313
Bajaj Avenger Street 150 Rs. 80,960
Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0 Rs. 88,143
Bajaj Vikrant (V) 150 Rs. 62,513

1. Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS

Bajaj earlier launched Pulsar NS 160, at a price of Rs 78,368, ex-showroom which is a sporty bike. In terms of features and specifications, it is a younger sibling of Pulsar 200NS. It is available in three different color options: Sapphire Blue, Passion Red, and Glossy Grey. The new version of Pulsar 160 NS comes with 160.3cc, air-cooled, single- cylinder engine.

Bajaj Pulsar 160 NSIt churns out a maximum power of  15.5PS at the rate of  8500 rpm whereas, maximum torque of 14.6Nm at the rate of 6500 rpm. Transmission duties are carried out by 5- speed gearbox. Pulsar 160 NS competes with Honda CB Hornet 160R, Yamaha FZ version 2 and Suzuki Gixxer. The motorcycle is loaded with big pillion foot pegs, a nicely-mounted gear shift indicator, and attractive instrument cluster. In terms of safety aspects, it comes with the always-on headlamp (AHO) which are constantly ON even in the daylight.

2. Bajaj Pulsar 200NS

The Bajaj Pulsar 200NS is a refreshed iteration of the outdated one that was discontinued from the market. the updated Pulsar 200NS gets new livery which offers a promising naked streetfighter appeal to the bike. The new livery contains new dual-tone color scheme, redesignated Pulsar logo and new components. Other than this, the Pulsar 200NS features a new technological aspect of Automatic Headlamp On(AHO), along with 17 inch MRF NyloGrip tires wrapped alloys.

Bajaj Pulsar 200NSMechanically, the Pulsar 200NS is packed with the same 199.5cc engine that performs propelling duties on AS200. Mated to a six-speed unit, the engine is capable of generating 23 bhp of peak power along with 18.3Nm of peak torque. In the market, the bike will be in direct competition with the likes of KTM Duke 200 in the segment.

3. Yamaha FZ-S Fi

The second generation FZ-S FI version 2.0 is the successor of the trademarked first generation FZ, which has received sharp and minimal styling along with the old muscular stance. Marketed with a tagline of ‘The Lord of the Streets’, the motorcycle features a rear fat tubeless tire, mono-shock suspension, and digital instrument cluster.Yamaha FZ-S Fi

The bike furnishes a 153cc carbureted unit, which propels the bike propels with the aids generated 13.8bhp  of peak power and 13.6Nm of peak torque. The equipped mill on the FZ-S FI V.2.0 is claimed to return the fuel efficiency of 50 kmpl. The bike is a formidable bike on in the street bike segment in the country, which is available to select from three different shades.

4. Bajaj Avenger 220

Bajaj Avenger 220The Bajaj Avenger 220 is the carried forwarded model with improved styling on similar stance. Available in two trims of Street and Cruise, the cruiser bike receives the fitment of new grab rail, new instrument cluster along with an all-black paint scheme with red highlights. Other than this, the Avenger 220 also features mag wheels, black exhaust, and a 220cc black finished engine. The engine is capable of returning the maximum power of the 18.76 bhp at 8400 rpm along with 17.5 Nm peak torque at 7000 rpm.  Moreover, the 220 Street model has chrome essence on the bits such as headlamps, side grabs, and handlebar.

5. Suzuki Gixxer Rear Disc Brake

The most famed bike in the domestic market since after its launch in the country has received so much applause and gained good sales number. To continue the success history of the Gixxer, the automaker recently launched the rear disc brake variant on 15th April this year. The new Suzuki Gixxer rear disc variant was first previewed at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo and it receives a hike of Rs. 5000 in price tag than the existing one.

Suzuki Gixxer Rear Disc BrakePowering will come from the same single-cylinder BS 4, air-cooled, four-stroke and 155cc displacement engine which produces the max power of 13.94 Bhp and peak torque of 14Nm and the engine unit is incorporated with a five-speed transmission. The one is a better performance bike with the healthy mileage figure of 63.5 Kmpl in the 150cc segment.

6. Suzuki Gixxer SF Rear Disc Brake

Suzuki Gixxer SF is a fully faired version of the Gixxer. Now the Japanese automaker also offering this fully faired Gixxer SF with a rear disc. The motorcycle looks very stunning with its aerodynamic sports fairing that has been designed to give it a sporty and premium look. The compact engine under the fairing of Gixxer SF has been powered with the modern technology, i.e. SEP technology, which makes it able to deliver outstanding power output without compromising the fuel economy. The bike has received a front 7 step adjustable rear mono shock suspension and front telescopic suspension, which gives good confidence to the riders at the corner.

Suzuki Gixxer SF Rear Disc BrakeThe Gixxer SF is powered by the same 155cc single cylinder, Bharat Stage IV (BS-IV) compliance and air-cooled engine, which returns 14.6 BHP of power and 14 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox. The bike is being sold in two variants as Standard variant and Special MotoGP Edition along with rear disc optional. The exclusive showroom price for the rear disc Gixxer SF is Rs. 89,659 (ex-showroom Delhi).  Recently, Suzuki company has launched the Gixxer SF FI (Fuel Injected Version). The fuel injected system increases the engine fuel efficiency with the multi-point cylinder to cylinder. The exclusive price with a rear disc is INR Rs 93,499 (Ex-showroom New Delhi).

7. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Motors extends its Apache series by launching a new bike Apache RTR 200 4V in India which is inspired by the racing DNA. The design point of views, it features sharp fuel tank shape.The split seat offers good comfort both for pillion and rider at the driving time. The engine head has been finished in red with the RTR logo engraved on it while the indicators are swept pack.TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

The motorcycle is powered by an all-new,198cc, four-stroke, oil cooled BS 4 engine and Power plant churns out a maximum power of 20 BHP at 7000 RPM and 18.1 Nm torque at 700 RPM. The Ex-showroom price is INR 92,215.

8. Honda CB Hornet 160R

Honda India has created a lot of furor among the Indian enthusiasts by launching a new motorcycle, Honda CB Hornet 160R in the domestic automobile sector. It gets the rattling design that is borrowed from the Honda CX-01. It also receives a muscular fuel tank and front cowl that give a stunning look to the bike. Other noteworthy components are high mounted handlebar and underbelly exhaust. It is also featured with X-shaped rear light and wider tyre.

Honda CB Hornet 160RThe motorcycle sports with a single cylinder BS4 and a 162.71cc motor that churns out the maximum power of 15.66 BHP and a peak torque of 14.76 Nm. The engine is coupled to the 5-speed unit that transfers the power to the rear wheel. The bike gives a decent mileage of 50 KMPL as it is loaded with Honda Eco Technology (HET). Overall it is a fabulous product from Honda in its category. There are two variants available of this model in Indian automobile market, such as CB Hornet-160R STD ( Delhi Ex-showroom Price: Rs. 81,863) and CB Hornet-160R CBS ( Delhi Ex-showroom Price: Rs. 86,313).

9. Bajaj Avenger Street 150

Bajaj Auto has introduced a new model in its cruiser series, named Bajaj Avenger Street 150. This motorcycle contains lots of new technologies and innovative elements which make it stylish and more attractive in the auto market. It comes with the round shaped headlight, a taller handlebar, and forward-set foot pegs which offer a comfortable riding position.

Bajaj Avenger Street 150

The power includes a 150 cc twin Spark, 2 Valve, BS 4 DTS-I engine, that generate the maximum power of 14.54 BHP at 9000 RPM and maximum torque of 12.5 NM at 65oo RPM which gives better efficiency and performance at the end.  This model is available in two attractive colors such as Midnight Blue and Cosmic Red. The motorcycle exclusive showroom price is INR 79,476. If you want 200cc engine displacement then you can go with Avenger Street 200.

10. Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0

Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0 is a quarter-liter motorcycle which is featured with Yamaha’s reliable engine and dynamic technology. The motorcycle has an excellent throttle response as the motor is featured with fuel injection system which returns outstanding performance and mileage.

Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0The FI Version 2.0 is the only motorcycle in this category which is featured with fuel injection system. The motorcycle is powered by a four-stroke, single cylinder and air cooled motor carrying an engine displacement of 149cc. The motorcycle is being sold in the country at a price tag of INR 88,143.

11. Bajaj Vikrant (V) 150

Bajaj Vikrant 150 is made from the metal of the INS Vikrant that played a vital role in the victory of India in 1971 India-Pak war. The Indian giant, Bajaj Auto has presented this classic bike in the domestic market recently. The Bajaj V has been priced at a price tag of Rs 62,513 (Ex-showroom). The bike is available with four paint schemes as Pearl White, Heroic Red, Ebony Black, and Ocean Blue. The company claims that bike gives a decent mileage of 75 kmpl. In terms of design and style, the fuel tank is made from the recycled metal of Vikrant.

Bajaj Vikrant (V) 150Talking about the powering of the bike, the Bajaj Vikrant is powered by a 149.5cc, single-cylinder BS 4, and air-cooled engine that churns out a maximum power of 11.83 BHP at 7500 RPM and a peak torque of 13 NM at 5000 RPM. The powerhouse is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The bike gives a dynamic performance as it comes with twin spark technology. Mechanical side, the braking duties are managed by a 240mm of the front disc brake and 130mm drum brake on the rear side. While the suspension duties are performed by 33 mm front telescopic forks and twin spring-loaded hydraulic rear suspension but engine heating issues are coming from the customers’ reviews.