150Cc Indian Bikes Comparison Shootout Review

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150cc Indian Bikes – Ultimate Shootout of Twelve Bikes

Nowadays Bike are waking up from silent of the Fuel Efficiency. And every wants his machine to satisfy him in of Performance. Young blood is flowing… err with the changing trend in industry.

150cc bikes are machines which try to give you a mileage with a higher cc There was an era when a bike a HH Splendor, But nowadays higher Engines are making their

We look at this segment as a of opportunity as various Brands are various experiments to churn out extra revv you always in your machine along some healthy fuel Youngsters and many commuters this segment opt for them.

We be putting a total 12 machines to head in this shootout. We purposely kept R15 Out of this as it belongs to a different class, it been a clear winner if it was here, obviously.

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begin a healthy comparo the beast machines, with followed by a scoresheet!

1. Bajaj 150cc

One of the oldest 150cc in indian biking scene, machine with legendary so far. Bajaj is an innovative having number of technologies were debuted by the brand in Pulsar makes 15.06 Ps @ rpm with Max.

Torque Nm @ 6500 rpm with its 149.01cc which is tempting if you want a machine.

Though it lacks midrange grunt and you have to shifting gears to keep it in the band. Pulsar is able to top speed of 115km/h which is for a 150cc machine. The gearshift has been improved by several over its earlier versions. is equipped with Digital LEDs, Clip Ons, flaps, Nitrox suspension Maintenance and reliability is what you to worry about.

Bajaj bikes cost you but costs you more in maintenance. can still improve in engine and quality of spare parts.

is recommended for you if you are a performance freak, if you stunting, can compromise engine and maintenance, and is ready to ride a which is found almost and has lost its uniqueness upto extent. If performance and power you, Pulsar might be next bike!

2. Bajaj 150cc

Discover brand is for 100cc commuters being selling bike in the segment, 150 is Bajaj’s smart move to its commuter-customers into 150cc Bajaj Discover is cheapest bike which looks as its younger sibling Discover

Discover makes 13.0 PS @ rpm with Max Torque 12.75 Nm @ rpm with its 144.8cc Engine. The you pay for these figures is very The bike is equipped with console which surprised us as its 100cc sibling offers a console! Nitrox suspension, LED lamps, All black engine adds to its looks, though we havent mate anybody who discover’s looks. Being a product, bike lacks in refinement and aftersales maintenance.

We to wait and watch, if Bajaj’s works, Discover might be the best selling 150cc

If you want to test out 150cc without compromising fuel and can compromise maintenance, refinement and importantly ‘Looks’, then 150 is for you.

3. Honda CB Unicorn

CB is ruling this segment for 5 years in terms of engine Unicorns have seen cosmatic changes in these Honda CB Unicorn oozes engineering brilliance and top notch quality, but with its aging the refined marvel is lagging in the

Unicorn makes 13.3bhp @ rpm with max Torque 1.3 kg-m @ rpm with its 149.1cc Engine. It top speed of 111km/h.The performance is but is enough to tackle day to day rush. 3D on Fuel tank is the only element you can spot though black engine treatment and quality paintjobs, Unicorn its classy looks in its unique Unicorn features maintenance battery, TuffUp Tubes and air filter to minimize maintenance.

first mono-suspension works wonder even on bumpy Honda’s knee placement to the comfort and ergonomics of the bike. of Digital console, LEDs and power figures puts machine behind in competition.

If you are for High quality stuff almost no maintenance and Engine and can compromise on Style factor, might find its way to your

4. Honda CB Unicorn Dazzler

Honda finally listened to its Dazzler was born. It was first as the Unicorn ‘Sport’ concept at the Expo 2010. Honda us almost no chance to complain the machine which was superior in power, performance and style.

is equipped with same is unicorn but is tuned to produce @ 8500rpm with torque 1.3 @ 6500rpm. It registers an impressive top of 118km/h. Dazzler features console, Rear Disc Sporty looks, Floating featuring Honda Emblem, Tubeless tyres, Maintenance battery, Viscous air filter and the continues. Its one big step above

All these comes at slightly price which might you jump into higher cc to satisfy your perfomance

Honda Dazzler is for you if you want engine of Unicorn and cant on built quality but want a perfomance machine.

5. Hero Achiever

Achiever is old commuter Hero Honda stable recently got a botox treatment to the competition. Achiever comes basic looks which its competitive price. It makes bhp@8000 rpm with Torque rpm with its 149.1cc Engine, from Unicorn.

Achiever features basic elements. TuffupTube is only a mention feature which you in minimizing maintenance.

If you want a looking reliable 150cc, than discover in looks but than Unicorn, Then Honda Achiever is for you.

You may be in Hero Honda Achiever

6. Hero Honda CBZ – Xtreme

community was obessed with CBZ many years ago. All new CBZ promises you to deliver optimum and mileage with its upgraded

CBZ Xtreme makes 14.4PS@8500 rpm Torque 12.8N-m@6500 rpm with its engine, borrowed from

It features Analog console, LED lights, Split grab Dual tone rear with body tone wheel which adds to its quotient.

CBZ is a healthy mixture of Performance, and Mileage. CBZ still can in areas like Suspension, quality and a Digital Console.

7. Honda Hunk

Hunk is a mean machine from Honda stable. It features console, LED tail light, Disc (Optional), Muscular Tubeless tyres, Hero first gas-charged shock etc.

It makes 14.4PS@8500 rpm Torque 12.8N-m@6500 rpm with its Engine, borrowed from It touches the top speed of 107km/h. immediately impresses with its midrange torque.

It’s is on par with its peers with the riding posture aiding

The Hunk is practically the CBZ Xtreme in a stylish and muscular costume. The build quality is trademark HH – and solid. The bulging tank shout for attention from angle.

 It still remains a overall competitor to high bikes in the segment.

8. Yamaha FZ 16

FZ the 150cc segment with its looks and perfomance. It completely how the 150cc bike ‘can’ Its … street bike inspired from its international sibling, the FZ1, makes it one of attractive deals on two wheels in currently.

FZ makes 14ps@7500 rpm with 14Nm@6000 rpm with its 153cc It features Eye-raising 140/60 tyre, Rear Monoshock Mascular Fuel tank and console but we found it almost to look into while With its Street fighter Yamaha built quality, Performance FZ-16 Stand to find its place somewhere in top

Its soft seat and a wide flat handlebar give you a riding stance even long rides. Uncomfortable Little space for pillion, console, Low mileage figures are the few worth a mention. FZ-16, is relieble in maitenance with like tubeless tyres, needs to work in service as many complain about services.

Most of the FZ Owners confess us that buying was taken solely considering

If you want to look Mean, a real performer at the cost of low FZ-16 plays the role. It is in one more avatar called which features some upgrades and nothing interesting in of performance upgrades.

9. Yamaha

Yamaha’s tricky machine for who want R15 – similar aesthetics but at a price.

Fazer is a Semifaired FZ some graphical upgrades FZ.

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With Exactly same as FZ, we wonder how Fazer manages to be a Spirit’! Fazer is for you if you wanted a FZ, but hide your love for machines!

10. Yamaha SZ-X

is latest bike from which is priced aggressively to the competition. It makes 12.1PS@7,500 rpm Torque 12.8N.m@4500 rpm with its 153 cc Though it surely looks and unique, no feature is worth a

SZ features both Drum which might be a disappointment for

It does not feature a tachometer. quality is appealing though not as to survive the competition. Its a overall but a little compromise on performance an entry level machine.

can be a good choice if you admire if you want a unique machine as not SZs found on roads, and if you want an level overall package.

11. TVS RTR 160

Performance is the key to success of this Ever since Apaches hit the road, TVS have made a new in the biking scene. TVS Apache high in the segment in terms of

It makes 15.2bhp@8500 rpm with 13.1N-m@6000 rpm with its 159.7cc These figures are enough to performance freak! Apache on all the way to a top speed of 118km/h. It features speedo, LED tail lights, handle bars, Gas charged MIG Engine Cowl, Aerodynamic and the list continues! There is a 0-60km/h timer and a top speed on the LCD display.

Running racing dual petal discs and set footpegs are some of the highlights of the design angles. Apache has one of the power-to-weight ratio in the segment. TVS needs to work on engine Service centre networks and

If you want a sheer performer and can on comfort and mileage, Book one and you regret.

12. Suzuki GS150R

first ever 150cc for Featuring 6 Speed gearbox, in its segment. GS150R gives you big feel as its biggest in its class. It Digital console, LEDs, Gas shocks etc. It looks and promising.

Console also which gear you are currently in. lets you choose between different modes. 149.5cc engine is making 13.8bhp@8,500 rpm with 13.4Nm@6,000 rpm.

The ride is and fuel efficient. Suzuki to improve its service network GS features the widest seat of the It touches 108km/h at ease.

Though its not the fastest but it is supremely and dependable.

If you always wanted extra gear, with balanced features and ok with looks, Suzuki just it for you!

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FZ rules Design and Looks and continues to be Lord of the Streets.

and Performance crown is shared by siblings and Apache. Unicorn feature most refined and Apache outperforms the competitors in the

Comfort and Ergonomics department by Hondas, HeroHondas and GS-150R

and Reliability is ruled by Dazzler stands still with quality and Tubeless tyres.

Efficiency finds a clear in Discover 150

Above analysis find give you an idea of winner, but all high ranked takes handful of money out of pocket.

Overall Scores

Top 3 can be as: If the Yamaha FZ16 is all about and the Honda CB Unicorn Dazzler is engine refinement and a superior it’s the TVS Apache RTR that performance in this segment. Honda Hunk achieves balanced ratings.

We hope you our 12 bikes shootout! We would to say that personal choices may over some subjects in the Kindly comment below the article and your opinions.

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