Though buying a bike may not be as complicated and time consuming as buying a car, it is, nevertheless an important decision in a person’s lifetime. Very often, the bike would be the first vehicle that one owns and hence a lot of emotional value is added to the purchase decision. Since majority of the buyers are newly employed youth or college goers, the demand for bikes that are economically priced is on the rise in India.
Since budget could be one of the major concerns of such buyers, here is a look at some of the popular bikes that are priced at INR 50000 or less.
Bajaj Discover 125
Bajaj Discover one of the most popular bikes around. Powered by a 122cc engine that delivers 11.5 bhp of power and 10.8 Nm of torque, the Bajaj Discover is a great performer. It offers features like electric start, four gears, dynamic designs, great shock absorbers and a chart topping mileage of 82 kmpl. Priced at INR 49217/- this bike is a good vehicle to own.
Powered by a 4-stroke, 100 cc engine that generates a power of 8.2 bhp and a maximum torque of 8.05 Nm, the Platina is also a good choice when it comes to bikes costing less than INR 50000/-. As in the case of the Discover, the Platina also offers great mileage – around 80 kmpl. The bike is reasonably priced at INR 39205/-, which makes it a popular choice among first time buyers.
Hero Passion PRO
The Hero Passion pro is a bike powered by a 97 cc engine that generates a maximum power of 7.8 bhp and 8.05 Nm of torque. It is fuel-efficient as it covers 79 kmpl. It is the bike, which brought in a radical change in bike commuting. It comes with premium look and feel. Priced at INR 50000/-, this is a great value for money bike.
Hero Splendor iSmart
Another good bike that comes under the price tag of INR 50000/-, is the Hero Splendor iSmart. Priced at INR 48550/-, this bike is powered by a 97 cc engine that generates a maximum power of 7.8 bhp and a torque of 8.04 Nm. It offers a fuel economy of about 75 kmpl, making it a good bike to own.
Honda CB Shine
Although this bike costs a bit more than fifty thousand rupees, it merits mention here. Priced at about INR 53000/-, the Honda CB Shine is a good option for a first buy. The bike is powered by a 125 cc engine, which delivers an impressive 10.12 bhp of power and 10.54 Nm of torque. It offers electric start, tubeless tyres and other features, making it an attractive option.