The Best 125cc Bikes in India That You Can Buy

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9Bajaj Discover 125

When it comes to 125 cc commuter bikes available in the Indian market, one of the very popular and bestselling products is the Bajaj Discover 125 cc. Recently, Bajaj Auto has updated the bike with a BS IV emission compliant engine and couple of new features. The 125 cc segment of Indian market is not very congested as only a number of models are available here. Discover is certainly at the forefront of them.

The bike comes with a very practical design offering comfort and convenience to both the rider and the pillion rider. In terms of design, the bike comes with a roundish headlamp, a twin pod-instrument cluster with analog display. The 8-litre fuel tank offers decent running range thanks to an impressive fuel efficiency. The fuel tank gets a charming paint scheme.

Being a commuter, the practicality is reflected through the design of the seat. The rider seat has been designed ergonomically and offers the rider control over the machine, while the pillion has been designed to offer a comfortable ride, along with a plain grab rail. The tail section is narrow and sharp with a sleek taillight. The exhaust comes with chrome plating on it, enhancing the style of the bike.

Engine 124.6 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke
Transmission 5-speed
Maximum Power 11 PS @ 8,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 10.8 Nm @ 5,500 rpm
Fuel Efficiency 82.4 kmpl
Top Speed 100 kmph

Powering the 120.5 kg weighing Bajaj Discover 125 is a 124.6 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke engine paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The engine is well capable of churning out 11 PS of peak power at 8,000 rpm and 10.8 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 rpm. The bike delivers an impressive fuel efficiency of 82.4 kmpl and the top speed for the Discover 125 is 100 kmph, which is pretty decent.

Bajaj Auto has introduced new colour scheme to the updated 2017 Discover 125. It comes available in four different colour options – Ebony Black with Deep Red graphics, Ebony Black with Deep Blue graphics, Electron Blue and Flame Red. It runs on alloy wheels, and the rear tyre has been widened by 30% in the new model. For braking duty, the Bajaj Discover 125 comes in two different options. These are a front disc brake variant and a drum brake only variant.

Price Rs. 50,559 – Rs. 52,559 (ex-showroom, New Delhi)