There are many options when it comes to 150cc bikes in India. There is the Suzuki Gixxer 155 SF, the Bajaj Pulsar 150, the Honda Unicorn 160 and the Hero Xtreme 160R. If you are looking for a sporty commuter, you can consider the Yamaha YZF R15. This bike has aggressive styling and a large fairing with twin headlamps. It is equipped with a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine that produces 17 bhp and 15 Nm of torque. The bike is nimble and great for high-speed runs, but it is also a little cumbersome in traffic.

Suzuki Gixxer 155 SF

The Suzuki Gixxer SF 150cc motorcycle is a full-faired machine with a sporty avatar and an aggressive styling. Its price is also competitive at around Rs.1,25,000, making it a good value proposition. Aside from its snazzy new styling, it also boasts of aggressive performance and a comfortable riding position.

The Suzuki Gixxer SF is a BS6-compliant 150cc motorcycle that was showcased at the Auto Expo in February 2020. The bike was launched at Rs 1.22 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi and has since received multiple price hikes. It is one of the most popular bikes from Suzuki and is sportier than most 150cc bikes in its price bracket.

The Suzuki Gixxer SF features a lightweight body with a single-cylinder SOHC air-cooled engine with a five-speed transmission. It generates 13.4 bhp at 8000 rpm, and its throttle response is fast and responsive. The fully faired body and nimble handling give this bike a sportier feel than its predecessor.

Bajaj Pulsar 150

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is one of the most comfortable commuter bikes in India. Its ergonomic seat and fuel tank combine to offer a smooth ride. The bike’s seat is also long enough to accommodate the rider and passenger. The bike has a hefty fuel tank of 15 litres and a decent 15 mph top speed.

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 has an engine that combines a short bore with a long stroke. This engine produces 14 bhp at 8000 rpm and 14.4 Nm at 6000 rpm. It also has a five-speed manual transmission. It is mated to 230mm disc brakes at the rear and Telescopic forks up front. The rear brake has a 5-way adjustable twin-shock design.

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 offers an updated look and a more robust engine. It comes with LED taillamps and halogen headlamps. Its instrument cluster is split between analogue and digital displays for speed, odometer, and trip meters. The bike is available in a range of colours including black, white, and blue.

Honda Unicorn 160

The Honda Unicorn 150 was introduced in 2004. It is a compact bike that can meet a variety of riding needs, including family commutes, solo riding, and adventure riding. Its smooth engine and low NVH levels make it a good choice for many riders. The Unicorn is also very comfortable, offering a high level of comfort and peace of mind.

It offers outstanding in-gear acceleration, with a top speed of 50 kmph in first gear. Despite its lightweight, compact size, the Unicorn 160 generates an impressive 14.5 bhp. It can easily leave behind other sport bikes on straight tracks. In our test, the Unicorn reached 60 kmph in 5 seconds. The bike can cross the 100 kmph mark in 15 seconds, and can easily touch 106 kmph.

The Unicorn 160 has decent braking capabilities. It is equipped with front and rear drum brakes. However, the Gixxer’s rear drum brakes are stronger and more responsive than the Unicorn’s. Moreover, the Gixxer has beefier Telescopic Shock absorbers and better suspension.

Hero Xtreme 160R

The new Hero Xtreme 160R 150cm bike in India by Hero Motocorp is powered by a powerful 15.2 PS engine and boasts a maximum torque of 14 Nm. Its power-to-weight ratio is also impressively high, at 138.5 kg. The company claims that the bike can go from zero to 60 kph in under 4.7 seconds. The bike also comes equipped with a full LED lighting setup.

The Hero Xtreme 160R 150ci bike is priced very reasonably. It starts at Rs 99,950 for the single disc version and goes up to Rs 1,03,500 for the dual-disc model. When compared to its rivals, it’s surprisingly affordable. The company has taken into account the huge demand for the 150cc category to come up with a competitively priced bike.

The Xtreme 160R’s 163cc single-cylinder engine delivers decent torque even at low rpms, which helps it manage lower speeds in top gear. This means that gear changes are less frequent, especially in city riding. Its five-speed gearbox offers smooth gear changes and a light clutch. The bike also features 37mm front and rear forks and a 7-step pre-load adjustable rear monoshock for better handling Read more