In recent times, plenty of new adventure motorcycles have been launched in India, and here, we’ve listed the most affordable ones among them
In the Indian motorcycle market, the adventure-touring segment has gained a lot of traction in the past few years. Since then, multiple ADVs have popped up in the budget-end of the spectrum from various two-wheeler manufacturers. For people who want a cool-looking motorcycle, the ADV segment is full of possibilities!
Here, we have listed five of the most affordable adventure-tourer motorcycle that you can buy in India currently.
1. Hero Xpulse 200
Price: Rs. 1.23 lakh to Rs. 1.32 lakh
Hero Xpulse is the most affordable ADV currently on sale in the Indian market. Its 199.6cc, air/oil-cooled, single-cylinder mill generates 19.1 PS and 17.35 Nm of peak power and torque, respectively, and comes paired with a 5-speed transmission. The motorcycle has brilliant off-road capabilities, and it can easily double up as a daily rider too!
2. Honda CB200X
Price: Rs. 1.46 lakh
Honda’s entry-level adventure-tourer is an extremely handsome motorcycle, and it is essentially a Hornet 2.0 on stilts. The ADV gets the same powertrain as its streetfighter sibling – a 184.4cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine (17.2 PS and 16.1 Nm) with a 5-speed transmission. The motorcycle has been designed primarily for on-road use, however, it has decent off-road capabilities too.
3. Yezdi Adventure
Price: Rs. 2.10 lakh to Rs. 2.19 lakh
Yezdi Adventure was launched in India towards the beginning of this year, and it was one of the most exciting launches from Mahindra & Mahindra-owned Classic Legends. Powering it is a 334cc, liquid-cooled, single-pot motor that can belt out 30.2 PS and 29.9 Nm, which comes paired with a 6-speed transmission. The motorcycle is well suited for both on-road and off-road riding.
4. Suzuki V-Strom SX
Price: Rs. 2.12 lakh
The latest entry into the budget-friendly ADV segment, Suzuki V-Strom SX is a brilliant offering. It is available with a 249cc, oil-cooled, single-cylinder powerplant, which is capable of developing 26.5 PS and 22.2 Nm. Transmission duties here are handled by a 6-speed gearbox. The new V-Strom SX has brilliant on-road capabilities and would be a great partner for long-distance touring. That said, its off-road capabilities aren’t shabby either.
5. Royal Enfield Himalayan
Price: Rs. 2.15 lakh to Rs. 2.22 lakh
Royal Enfield Himalayan is perhaps the most popular ADV in India. It is powered by a 411cc, air/oil-cooled, single-cylinder engine with 24.31 PS and 32 Nm on tap, mated to a 5-speed transmission. The torquey powerplant is great for climbing over obstacles, and it can easily maintain cruising speeds on highways. Also, its rugged, retro-inspired design has its own charm.
All prices mentioned are ex-showroom, New Delhi