It’s very complicated to declare the best value for money bike or any product. Some bikes are meant to last long due to their quality levels while some do offer lots of features. In the blog, we will point out some of the bikes in the Indian market that possesses segment-best value for money in the segment. However, we will give priority to technical specifications and features.
Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125 is the most powerful bike in the segment. The bike comes with a 125 cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that produces about 11.6 bhp max power and 11 Nm of peak torque. It also comes with a 5-speed gearbox. The features include a semi-digital instrument cluster, pilot lamps, LED taillamps, front disc brake option. Even with all these features and specifications, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 starts at Rs 70,95 (ex-showroom).
Bajaj Pulsar NS160
Bajaj has again won the segment by offering segment best power. The bike comes with a 160.3 cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected, oil-cooled engine. It produces about 17 bhp max power and 14.6 Nm of peak torque. It comes with twin-disc brake, single-channel ABS, nitrox mono-shock, etc. These specifications can easily grab sports bike enthusiasts attention. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 starts at Rs 1,05,901 (ex-showroom).
Hero Xpulse 200
Hero Xpulse 200 is the most affordable adventure motorcycle in the country. The features are not on par as the bigger adventure motorcycle but do the job what is meant for, i.e the off-roading. The bike is excellent at offroad trails that it literally challenges even bigger motorcycles which are very expensive. The bike comes with a 200 cc single-cylinder fuel-injected, oil-cooled engine that produces about 17.8 bhp max power and 16.45 Nm of peak torque. The ground clearance has been offered at 220 mm.
The front suspension travel is about 190 mm while the rear mono-shock comes with a 10-step adjustment that can set according to the required purpose. Braking is done with the help of twin discs assisted by the single-channel ABS. It also features a fully digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity. The BS6 variant is expected to be priced around Rs 1.15 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Bajaj Pulsar RS200
Bajaj has nailed almost every bike with its attractive pricing. Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is one of the popular sports faired motorcycle in the country. It comes with a pretty powerful engine that you nearly need extra Rs 20K to challenge the bike in terms of performance. The engine on the bike is a 200 cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled unit. It produces about 23.8 bhp max power and 18.7 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired with a six-speed gearbox.
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The bike is equipped with dual projector headlamps setup, LED taillamps, semi-digital instrument cluster. Also, the braking comes assisted with the help of dual-channel ABS. The Pulsar RS200 starts at Rs 1.48 lakhs (ex-showroom). Bajaj Pulsar NS200 also offers a great amount of value but misses out on dual-channel ABS.
Bajaj Dominar 250
It’s again the Bajaj and this time it’s the Dominar 250. We can say that no other manufacturer matches Bajaj in terms of pricing. The bike is equipped with a 250 cc single-cylinder, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled engine. It produces about 26.6 bhp max power and 23.5 Nm of peak torque. The bike comes with all-LED headlamps, LED taillamps and indicators. The instrument cluster on the bike is a fully digital unit with a negative display. The bike comes with dual disc brakes assisted by the dual-channel ABS. The suspension duty of the Dominar 250 is done with the help of USD forks at the front and mono-shock suspension at the rear. With all these features and technical specifications, the bike still costs Rs 1.6 lakhs (ex-showroom) which is staggering.