With India being the world’s largest two-wheeler market, it is natural that the two-wheeler segment would also feature mid-sized motorbikes, which fall in the 200cc to the 250cc category; what makes this particular category important is that it is also one of the most preferred ranges for most Indian consumers. The one reason that this particular category is popular among motorbike consumers in India is on account of its overall cost and functionality. So if you happen to be on a limited budget and are looking to purchase a motorbike that comes with decent amount of power, and good functionality, then do check out our list of the top bikes in the 200 CC to 250 CC categories. you may like to check out a full collection of Best mileage Bikes in India here
Best 200cc to 250cc Bikes in India
#1 BAJAJ AVENGER STREET
The Bajaj Avenger is your typical cruiser which owes its popularity to its price tag as well as the functionality of the bike itself. The bike comes without the usual chrome excess, and it has gone some way to make sure the latest upgrade has removed most of the chrome bits, with the end result, a cruiser that looks different, and stands out for the right reasons. For example, most of the chrome rims have been replaced with stylish alloys; the chrome accented exhaust system has now been replaced by one in matte black now.
The bike avenger comes with a 219.9CC engine, which ramps up a power output of 18.8bhp as well as 17.5Nm torque. It also comes with the top speed of 130 km/h. This is a liquid cooled engine and it is coupled to a 5 Speed transmission for a better ride. The mileage offered by the bike is 40 Kmpl and the kerb weight of the bike is 150 kg. It is certainly very comfortable to cruise on this bike. There are only colour options available in the bike. Bajaj Avengers Street 220 is available in 2 variants. One of them is the standard variant while the other one is ABS variant. Both the versions come with disc brakes. The cost of the non-ABS variant is Rs 95,706 and the ABS version costs a little more because of the obvious reasons. This costs Rs 1, 02,426.
#2 BAJAJ PULSAR 220F
The Bajaj Pulsar is a popular brand; the motorbike is a performance motorcycle, one that comes with a sporty look, strong body lines, and an eye-catching design to boot. It also features projector headlamps, a muscular fuel tank that comes with new laser edge graphics. As a result, the bike looks quite aggressive, with the silencer in carbon black, as well as sporty tail section and much more. What makes this bike stand out is its unique pulsar twin strip LED light.
It comes with a 220 CC engine that’s oil cooled and comes with a power output of 21bhp as well as the torque of 18.5nm. Incidentally, the Pulsar comes with a top speed of 144 km/h. Bajaj claims that Pulsar 220 F can offer a mileage of 38 Kmpl. It should be noted that this bike comes with an air cooled engine and a 5 speed transmission. There are 4 colour options available on this bike. Bajaj Pulsar 220F also comes with two variants. Both have disc brakes but the difference is of ABS. The base variant is priced at Rs 97,670 and the top model is priced at Rs 1, 05,254.
#3 YAMAHA FZ25
When it comes to premium motorcycles, you would definitely need to take a closer look at this model. The Yamaha comes with a sleek look with a striking front end design that manages to catch your eye right away. And the fact that it comes with LED headlights along with a muscular tank just adds to the allure. It also features a few decals that help to lend an aggressive tone to the motorbike, while the rear end looks stylish with new LED taillight. What’s interesting is that this bike also features a short, stubby exhaust pipe with the side panels in black.
The Yamaha comes with a 249CC engine that’s air cooled and comes with a power output of 20.6bhp as well as 20 Nm of torque. The mileage offered by Yamaha FZ25 is 39 Kmpl and the kerb weight is 148 kg. The bike is available in 4 different colour options and all look really good. The transmission is the usual 5 speed transmission. The standard variant comes with disc brakes and it is priced at Rs 1, 18,335 while you can also buy the Dual Channel ABS variant which costs Rs 1, 32,000.
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#4 KTM 250 DUKE
The KTM 250 Duke is a powerful bike and certainly looks like it, especially with its 250 CC engine. It also stands out in the sense that it is a naked bike, with its exposed trellis frame which adds to its allure. The motorbike has a definite appeal with its innovative look, and design. It features a sleek headlamp with day time running LED lights.
The motorbike does stand out in the crowd as it also comes with 248.7 CC engine as well as a power output of 29.6 bhp as well as a torque of 24Nm. It also comes with 6 speed gearbox. The engine is a liquid cooled module. The bike is available in 2 colours and it should be noted that the kerb weight of the bike is 161 Kg. The mileage offered by the bike is around 41 Kmpl in ideal conditions and the top speed of the bike is 131 Kmph. The standard variant of KTM 250 Duke is priced at Rs 1, 80,058 and the ABS variant is priced at Rs 1, 94,000.
#5 KAWASAKI Z250
This motorbike packs in quite a punch and can rev up to high speeds in under a few seconds. The motorbike stands out on account of its overall design, its triangular headlamp as well as its functionality. Overall, this motorbike stands out for the right reasons.
It comes with a 249 CC, liquid cooled engine that comes with a power output of 31.5 bhp as well as 21 NM of torque. The kerb weight of the bike is 168 Kg and the bike offers a mileage of 28 Kmpl. The top speed of this model of Ninja is around 134 Kmph and the bike has a 6 speed transmission. There is only one standard colour available on the bike. Kawasaki Z250 comes in just one variant which is priced at whopping Rs 3, 08,000.
These are some of the top bikes in this category. Each bike is different from the other. Some are more durable than others and should last for a long while. So do review the description for each motorbike, and find out which one would be good fit and is exactly what you need. You may also like to check 150cc bikes with the best mileage