Top 10 Popular Bikes in India in 2020
1. Royal Enfield Classic 350
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is one of the most popular bikes in India. It got instant hit when it got launched. Now also after many decades, it is not not loosing its legacy. The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is powered by a 346 cc, single cylinder, Air Cooled, Fuel Injected, BS6 engine. That torque packed engine produces 19.1 bhp of power @ 5,250 rpm and 28 Nm of torque at early 4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to 5-speed manual gearbox and comes with dual disc and single channel ABS as standard.
2 .Royal Enfield Bullet 350
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 comes with the same engine as the Classic 350. But what differs from that is its looks. The Bullet 350 comes with 2 seats whereas the Classic 350 comes with single one. The bullet 350 is royal and more suitable for old age and middle age riders whereas the Classic 350 is more macho and suits for young age or college going students.
3. Yamaha YZF R15 V3
The Yamaha R15 V3 is one of the most affordable proper sports bike with committed, aggressive riding posture. The Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is powered by a 155 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, BS6 petrol engine, which produces 18.37 bhp of power @ 10,000 rpm and 14.1 Nm of torque @ 8,500 rpm. That engine is mated to 6-speed manual gearbox. If you want good mileage out of your performance motorcycle, then this will be an ideal bike for you as it gives 40-50 kmpl easily.
4. Yamaha MT 15
The Yamaha MT 15 has the same engine as that of Yamaha R15 V3. But produces little less power (18.23 bhp) and torque (13.9 Nm) compared to its faired sibling. It is the perfect city bike as it weighs just 138 kg! The bike returns great mileage figures also.
5. Hero Splendor Plus
The Hero Splendor was first produced when Hero and Honda were collaborating with each other. The bike out came with very aggressive price tag and off-course excellent mileage. The Hero Splendor plus is powered by a 97.2 cc single cylinder, air-cooled, fuel injected, BS6 motor which produces 7.91 bhp power and 8.05 Nm of torque. The bike is perfect for both village roads and city rides.
6. Bajaj Pulsar 150
The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is the bike which picked up the sales for Bajaj. The bike was the most powerful in its segment when it was first launched. The bike continues its legacy now also in 2020! The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is powered by a 149.5 cc single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected BS6 motor which produces 13.79 bhp of power and 13.4 Nm of torque. But it is loosing its power and toque gradually to be a refined bike which also gives good mileage. But sadly that amazing Pulsar magic is no more in this bike.
7. KTM 200 Duke
The KTM Duke 200 was the market changer bike from the company. Company launched the Duke 200 in very aggressive pricing which destroyed the whole market (except the legendary Honda CBR 250 R). After the launch of the KTM Duke 200, many companies started launching their products at very aggressive pricing.
The KTM Duke 200 is powered by a 199.5 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, BS6 motor which produces 24.6 bhp of power and 19.2 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to 6-speed manual gearbox. The bike doesn’t have top end and initial power is where this bike just shines. This bike is not for beginner riders who are upgrading from a scooter or some 100 cc motorcycle as it has brutal initial power.
8. Bajaj Pulsar NS-200
This is the bike which got instant pickup in sales when it was launched. It set a different bench mark in affordable naked power packed motorcycle. The bike has a different fan-base till now also!
The Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 is powered by a 199.5 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected, BS6 motor which produces around 24.5 bhp of power and 18.5 nm of torque.
9. KTM RC 125
The KTM RC 125 was first launched in India in 2019. The bike has a 125 cc engine but priced very high. It costs almost 2.0 lakhs (On-Road Bangalore) to buy it. If you are a KTM fan boy/girl amd you want a affordable KTM, then only we recommend you to buy this bike. Other wise we would recommend you to go with the more powerful and refined Yamaha R15 V3.
The KTM RC 125 is powered by a 125 cc singlw cylinder, liquid cooled, fuel injected motor which produces 14.5 bhp of power and 12 Nm of torque. The engine ,mated to 6-speed manual transmission.
10. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
This is the best sounding 160 cc bike one could buy! The Apache RTR 160 4V is a fantastic motorcycle with so much feature on it. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is powered by a 159.7 cc, single cylinder, oil cooled, fuel injected, BS6 engine which produces around 15.6 bhp of power and 14.12 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to 5-speed manual gearbox.