Fuel efficiency is one of the top most features everyone has to reflect upon when planning to buy a new bike or any other vehicle for that matter. We are bringing out a few bikes which are not only best in style and performance but can give the best class mileage.
Mahindra Centuro, launched as a premium commuter segment bike, enters the premium 100-110 cc segment that is fast growing. The Centuro is packed with MCi-5, 106.7cc engine which is capable of generating 8.5 bhp at 7500 rpm and torque of 8.5 Nm at 5500 rpm. Good looks, unique features and an economy of 79 kmpl on the highway and 60 kmpl in the city makes the bike a good option. Adding to that is the 5 years warranty. The new intake and ignition system and the 4 speed manual gearbox will ensure a smooth and comfortable ride on roads.
From the home of Bajaj, the Platina 100 is best known for its cheap price and unbelievable mileage. Undoubtedly the best option for any commuter rider who is solely considering mileage and price, the Platina is capable to run up to 85 kmpl. Loaded with new graphics and technology, the refreshed engine of the Platina churns out a maximum power of 8.5 PS at 7,000 rpm and develops a peak torque of 10 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The five-speed transmission has enhanced the riding experience. The bike is fitted with a new technology called Ride Control Switch that helps to choose economy zone which results in more fuel economy.
TVS Star City, one of the best selling bikes from TVS, has relaunched this bike with minor changes. Powered by a 109.7cc OHC engine which produces 8.2 bhp at 7500 rpm power and torque of 8.1 Nm at 5000 rpm, the engine is mated with 4 speed gears and multi-plate clutch that offers powerful performance. It takes 7 seconds to reach 60 kmph and an economy of 83 kmpl on the highway and 50 kmpl in the city is attainable.
The Dream Yuga, an 110cc bike from Honda India, comes with an engine based on the Honda Eco technology. The 4-Stroke HET engine is powerful enough to produce 8.5 bhp at 7500 rpm power and torque of 8.91 Nm at 500 rpm on ride. The 4 manual gears aid in giving a smooth ride as well as a mileage of 70 kmpl on the highway and 55 kmpl in the city.
The never ending increasing fuel price is forcing a lot of consumers to choose the best fuel efficient bike rather than going for the style and killer looks.
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