Top 5 Best Bikes under 2 lakhs in India

Top 5 Best Bikes under 2 lakhs in India

India is a country where biking is a religion. Commuting places in India is easily done on two wheelers and the highest number of vehicles preferred by Indians are two wheelers. Everyone looks for budget bikes in India and Indians want value for their money no matter what they buy. But when they are spending an amount of about 2 lac rupees, they would want their things to be the best. Here are top 5 bikes you can buy under 2 lakh rupees in India(not ranking them, just listing budget motorbikes under 2 lac rupees):

1. KTM Duke 200


KTM Duke 200 has the composure and the character of a kind which cannot be beaten by any other street fighter bike in India. I totally stand by this bike, with the price it comes at and the package it offers, it surely is the best street fighter bike you can get in India under 2 lakh rupees. It has a single cylinder 200 cc engine which gives out the best in class 25 bhp of power and 18 Nm of torque. With what it weighs and the power it delivers, it flies by like a rocket on city streets.

Price: 1.43 Lakhs (ex showroom Delhi)

2. Royal enfield Himalayan


Are you a person who loves going touring on bikes and like to go off roading while doing that? Then the Royal Enfield Himalayan is the perfect choice for you. This bike has the looks and the capability of a perfect off road tourer and it really holds up to its name. If you are a person who would like to take it to the Himalayas and your dream Leh-Ladakh trip, this is the perfect purpose built motorbike for you. Royal Enfield also offers you a ton of accessories which you can buy from the outlet to carry it during your trips across India. It has an all new engine from Royal Enfield which they call it the LS410. It is a single cylinder 411 cc oil cooled engine which delivers 25.4 Bhp and 32 Nm of torque.

Price: 1.56 Lakhs (ex showroom Delhi)


3. KTM RC 200


You cannot hit the track with the Himalayan or the Duke, unless you don’t want to go down on your knee and if you do, then here is another  bike you can do that on, the KTM RC 200.  The RC 200 is a track focused bike for beginners who dream of contesting in the MOTO GP some day. This is a bike which lets you explore the racer in you and test you while you do the same. Its got the same engine as the Duke 200 and the power delivered is the same. If you are not much of a tourer but a track focused person then this a perfect low budget performance bike for you under 2 lac rupees.  Read Atul’s take on KTM bikes.

Price: 1.69 Lakhs (ex showroom Delhi)


4. Royal Enfield Classic

I don’t have to introduce this bike to you, do i? This has been around in the market for a long time and Royal Enfield just keeps making it better and better. The classic has the signature Royal Enfield feel to it and sure does look stunning with its modern styling. Its a bike loved by everyone and if you love Royal Enfield and love it with a pinch of a modern touch to it, the Classic is the perfect bike for you. It has two engine options, 350 and 500 cc. The 350 cc puts out 19 Bhp and 28 Nm of torque and the 500 puts out 27 Bhp and 41 Nm of torque.

Price (350 cc): 1.31 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi)

Price (500 cc): 1.68 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi)


5. Honda CBR250R

CBR250R is a great bike which Honda has on offer on above 200 cc category. CBR250R with its comfortable riding position makes for a good bike to ride around in the city, to tour on it or make it carve corners. Its a good bet when it comes at 1.89 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi, CBS version). It has a very good engine from Honda which makes 26.15 Bhp @ 8500 rpm.

Price: 1.89 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi, CBS version)



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