It has been a while since the prices of essential fuels like petrol in India were revised.
But that doesn’t mean retail price stability is here to stay. Hence, it is no surprise that the demand for the best mileage bikes in India is on the rise. And it is a wise move to be on the lookout for news related to fuel-efficient bikes always.
This post, in the following sections, aims to shine a light on some fuel-efficient bikes. The goal is to keep people apprised of the available options.
Without further ado, here is a short list of some fuel-efficient bikes –
Bajaj CT 100
The Bajaj CT 100 is one of the best-selling fuel-efficient motorcycles from Bajaj Auto. The real-world mileage of the bike is a whopping 70 KMPL! The primary unique selling point of the bike is its MSRP. The bike is available across India with an average ex-showroom price of Rs. 57,114*.
The motor on the bike is a 99.27 CC, single-cylinder, air-cooled unit. The engine is BS6-compliant and is paired with a fuel-injection system. The peak power available to the rider is 7.7 bhp. On the other hand, the peak torque available is 8.34 Nm.
The engine is paired with a four-speed transmission. To keep commutes comfortable, Bajaj equipped the bike with its patented ‘SNS’ suspension at the rear. At the front, the bike is equipped with a telescopic fork suspension.
The bike’s top-end variant is equipped with an analogue instrument cluster and a fuel gauge. The top-spec trim also comes from the factory with rubber tank pads as well as a cross tube on the handlebar. The seat cushions are revised and there is a large grab rail at the back. The mirror stalks are elongated as well which ensures better viewing angles for the RVM.
Bajaj Dominar 250
The Dominar 250 is more accessible compared to the D400. The best part is the bike’s mileage. Despite the 250 CC engine, the bike can run for 33 kilometres on a litre of petrol.
Next is the price. The D250 retails in India with an average ex-showroom price of Rs. 2, 10,389*. The bike is available in a single variant and 3 colour options. The bike is ideal for long tours and comes with the best bits of D400. To put things into perspective, the D250 has the bike parts and the style of the D400.
The D250 has full-LED lights. The bike is equipped with a digital instrument cluster. The exhaust manifold retains the twin-barrel design found in the D400. Even the mirror stalks on the D250 are the same ones found in the D400.
The bike is equipped with an upside-down telescopic fork suspension at the front. The rear suspension is a preload adjustable mono-shock unit. The seats are split into two sections. Dual disc brakes and dual-channel ABS is OEM standard fitment.
The engine on the motorcycle is a 250 CC engine. The single-cylinder, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, BS6-compliant engine has a direct overhead camshaft. The DOHC controls 4 valves that allow the engine to run efficiently and deliver jaw-dropping performance. Bajaj also equipped the engine with its patented twin-spark technology for efficient combustion cycles.
The peak power and torque available with a twist of the throttle are 26.6bhp and 23.5Nm respectively. The engine is paired with a six-speed transmission + slipper clutch. The addition of the slipper clutch ensures the rear wheel doesn’t lock when high gears are engaged at high speeds.
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Bajaj Pulsar 125
The Pulsar 125 is an entry-level bike under the Pulsar brand. This is the best-looking mileage bike from Bajaj. The real-world mileage of the bike is an astonishing 50 KMPL!
In terms of placement, the bike is categorised as a commuter bike. The motorcycle retails across India with an average MSRP of Rs. 99,582* (ex-showroom). The bike is offered in 4 variants.
The engine on the bike is a 124.4 CC, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected unit. It is also BS6-compliant and has Bajaj’s DTS-i technology. The peak power and torque available to the rider are 11.64 bhp and 10.8 Nm respectively. The transmission on the bike is a five-speed unit.