It has become an utmost priority of the time to have a vehicle of your own. People are now preferring private vehicles over public transport. But the budget has become a major issue. So, if you have a budget of ₹70,000, here are 8 bikes you can go for, which offer optimum mileage and VFM. Let’s get started! Do note that all the bikes mentioned below have an FI system as it is mandatory under BS6 norms. Also, note that all the prices mentioned below are Ex-Showroom Delhi.
Hero Splendor Plus BS6
Splendor has a cult of its own. And coming from India’s biggest two-wheeler manufacturer, Splendor is a bike you can rely on for sure. The Splendor comes equipped with a 97.2cc 4-stroke engine that churns out 7.9hp @8,000rpm and 8.05Nm @6,000rpm. There are three variants of the bike being offered at present. Prices are as follows:
Hero Splendor Plus | Variant-Wise Prices
Variant Price KICK START DRUM BRAKE ALLOY WHEEL – FI ₹60,500 SELF START DRUM BRAKE ALLOY WHEEL – FI ₹62,800 SELF START DRUM BRAKE ALLOY WHEEL – FI – i3s ₹64,010
Hero Splendor is known to have one of the best fuel efficiency in the segment. It has an ARAI claimed mileage of 80 kmpl. The engine is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission.
If you are ready to spend a few extra bucks, 5k extra, over the top-spec Hero Splendor Plus, you can get a 125cc bike with a muscular stance. Yes, I am talking about the Hero Glamour which gets a 124.7cc engine which is capable of churning out 10.73hp of power @7,500rpm and maximum torque of 10.6Nm @6,000rpm. The price for the Self Start model with drum brake and alloy wheels is ₹69,750. This bike can offer you a fuel efficiency of 55 kmpl. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Honda Shine (Drum Brakes Variant)
Shine has been one of the good 125cc bikes under budget from Honda. The 124cc engine is capable of producing 10.59hp of power @7,500rpm and a peak torque of 11Nm @6,000rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The ARAI claimed mileage is around 55 kmpl, which is good for the daily commute. You will have to spend ₹68,812 for the Shine Drum variant. For the one with disc brakes, you will have to spend ₹3,512 more than the budget we are discussing today.
Honda CD110 Dream
It is one of the few bikes left under 110cc segment as the BS6 made it tough to keep the prices down. Still, Honda is able to provide everything with the CD110 Dream or as they say, ‘Kuch Kuch nahi, sab Kuch hai!’ which means the bike has everything. With that being said, the commuter is equipped with a 109.51cc engine capable of churning out 8.67hp of power at 7,500rpm and a peak torque of 9.30Nm @5,500rpm. It is mated to a 4-speed transmission. The prices are as follows:
Hero CD 110 | Variant-Wise Prices
Variant Price CD110 DREAM STD ₹64,505 CD110 DREAM DLX ₹65,505
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The new BS6 Bajaj CT110 is ‘Kadak’ as well as ‘Stylish’. It packs a robust 115.45cc engine capable of producing 8.48hp of power @7,000rpm and a peak torque of 9.81Nm @5,000rpm. It is mated to a 4-speed MT. The best part, it is one of the most affordable bikes on the list. You will have to spend ₹52,147 on this 115cc bike.
Bajaj Platina 100
Coming from India’s very own two-wheeler manufacturer, Platina also offers a great deal at a great price. It gets a 102cc engine which produces 7.8hp @7,500rpm of power and a peak torque of 8.3Nm @5,500rpm. It offers fuel efficiency of 74 kmpl. Talking about the price now, take a look:
Bajaj Platina 100 | Variant-Wise Prices
Variant Price Platina 100 ES Drum ₹58,605 Platina 100 ES Disc ₹60,826 Platina 100 KS Alloy ₹50,592
‘Jiyo Buland, Badho Buland.’ This is what TVS Radeon offers. The FI tech offers 15% more fuel efficiency compared to the BS4 gen. It has a 109.7cc engine which produces 8.08hp @7,350rpm and a peak torque of 8.7Nm 4,500rpm. It is mated to a 4-speed constant mesh MT.
TVS Radeon | Variant-Wise Prices
Variant Price Based Edition: Self With Alloy Wheel ₹59,942 Self Drum ₹62,942 Self Disc ₹65,942
TVS StaR City+
Endorsed by the captain cool himself, the Star City+ has been one of the few bikes with 3 million units plying on the road. The 109.7cc engine is capable of producing 8.08hp @7,350rpm and a peak torque 8.7Nm @4,500rpm. The bike offers fuel efficiency of 70kmpl.
TVS StaR City+ | Variant-Wise Prices
Variant Price City+ Dual Tone ₹63,884 City+ Mono Tone ₹63,384
So these are the bikes that you can go for in a budget of ₹70,000. Do let us know in the comments section below if you have any questions regarding the bikes. Or do you have some specific budget you would like to spend? Feel free to contact us at email@example.com.