India has adopted the biking culture very well. Indian buyers love capable SUVs and they have now started hunting for rough-road-capable bikes too. This is where adventure bikes come into the scene. The segment for these bikes has started growing considerably. Buyers love the tall and bold looks of the adventure bikes. Every bike manufacturer is trying to bring an affordable one to the market. In this article, we have listed all the affordable adventure bikes you can buy in India.
Hero Xpulse 200 2V / 200 4V
The Hero Xpulse 200 is the most affordable adventure bike you can buy in India today. It has that tall look, a nice engine and that too in a lightweight package. It is also one of the most fun-to-ride motorcycles, thanks to its light weight. Hero MotoCorp offers two types of engines, the two-valve 2V, and the four-valve 4V. The 2V makes 17.8bhp & 16.5Nm of torque and costs Rs 1.48 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai), and the 4V makes 18.8bhp & 17.4Nm of torque, costs Rs 1.56 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
The CB200X is an affordable adventure bike by Honda. The front golden USD forks are the strongest highlight of this bike. It runs on the same engine of Hornet 2.0, which is a 183cc air-cooled motor that makes 17bhp & 16Nm of torque, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. This bike will cost you Rs 1.72 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Yezdi Adventure / Scrambler
Yezdi has come back after a very long time in India. They have launched two off-road bikes – the Adventure and the Scrambler. Both the bikes use the same 334cc liquid-cooled engines with a six-speed manual gearbox, but with different tuning. The Adventure makes 29.7bhp & 29.9Nm of torque while the Scrambler makes 28.7bhp & 28.2Nm of torque. The Adventure will cost you Rs 2.56 lakhs whereas the Scrambler will cost you Rs 2.50 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Royal Enfield Himalayan / Scram 411
Royal Enfield Himalayan is the most popular adventure bike in India. The Scram 411 is the latest launch from Royal Enfield and is completely based on the Himalayan. It is the same bike with reduced extra metal and a smaller front wheel. Both the bikes are powered by the same 411cc air-cooled engine that makes 24.3bhp & 32Nm of torque, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. The Himalayan will cost you Rs 2.60 lakhs and the Scram 411 will cost you Rs 2.46 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
KTM 250 Adventure
The KTM 250 Adventure looks like its elder sibling, the 390 Adventure, and shares the engine with the Duke 250, but it does its job very well. This bike is powered by a 250cc liquid-cooled engine that makes 29.5bhp & 24Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. This bike will cost you Rs 2.71 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Affordable Adventure bikes – Benelli TRK251
The Benelli TRK 251 is also a muscular and good-looking adventure bike. This bike runs on a 249cc liquid-cooled bike that makes 25.5bhp & 21.2Nm of torque with a six-speed gearbox. The TRK 251 is the most costly 250cc bike in India, which costs Rs 3.12 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Affordable Adventure bikes – BMW G310GS
The BMW G310GS is the most appealing adventure bike here. It has got a bold and attractive look, and it definitely resembles its elder siblings. The engine used is a 312cc liquid-cooled unit that puts out 33.5bhp & 28Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. It is one of the cheapest BMW bikes, with a pricing of Rs 3.56 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Affordable Adventure bikes – KTM Adventure 390
The KTM Adventure 390 is the most costly and powerful adventure bike on our list. The seat height is also the tallest with 855mm from the ground. The motor used in this bike is the same 373cc liquid-cooled engine with a six-speed gearbox from the Duke 390, which makes 42.3bhp & 37Nm of torque. You can bring this bike home for Rs 3.89 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
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