Best Twin-Cylinder Bikes under 5 Lakhs in India

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  • 17/07/2023

There has been a significant increase in demand for twin-cylinder bikes in India in the past few years as more and more bike enthusiasts are valuing the combination of power and control offered by double-cylinder bikes. A 2-cylinder bike is a bike with a twin-cylinder engine. It can be a parallel twin, a v-twin, or an L-twin.

The best twin-cylinder bikes in India are expensive, making them a hesitant option among bike enthusiasts. But don't worry; this article will look into the best 2-cylinder bikes in India that are under 5 lakhs and offer excellent performance and features while still being affordable.

CF Moto 650 MT

The fit spot for the best 2-cylinder bikes in India goes to CF Moto 650 MT, a multi-purpose bike from the 650cc family, a Chinese brand. The bike's twin cylinder is potent under the budget of ₹5 lakhs which is ₹4.99 Lakhs(ex-showroom) price.

Variant Standard
Engine 649cc Inline-2 cylinder, 4-stroke
Maximum Power 55.65 bhp at 8,250 RPM
Peak Torque 54.4 Nm at 7,000 RPM
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Front Brake Dual Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Single Disc Brakes
Front Suspension USD Retractable Type
Rear Suspension Mono-shock Cantilever Type
ABS Dual-Channel ABS
Weight 218 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres
Seat Height 840 mm
Key Features Multipurpose Bike, Powerful Engine, USD Front Forks, Dual Front Disc Brakes, TFT Instrument Cluster, Metzeler Tyres
Colour Matte Titanium Gray with Nebula Black and Athens Blue with Nebula Black

Kawasaki Ninja 400

The next best spot for dual-cylinder bikes in India goes to Kawasaki Ninja 400, from the house of Kawasaki. The bike comes in two colour options with parallel twins. The cost of the Kawasaki Ninja 400 is ₹4.99 Lakhs (ex-showroom price) in India.

Engine Capacity 399 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 168 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Seat Height 785 mm
Max Power 44.7 bhp
Front Brake 1 Semi-floating ø310mm petal disc
Rear Brake Single ø220mm petal disc
Front Suspension 41 mm telescopic fork
Rear Suspension Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, gas-charged shock
ABS Dual-Channel ABS
Weight 173 KG
Price (ex-showroom) ₹4.99 Lakhs
Key Features Of Kawasaki Ninja 400 Powerful 400cc twin Cylinder Engine, Slipper Clutch, Fuel Injection, Liquid Cooling, ABS, Dual Throttle Valves, Sporty Design

CF Moto 650 NK

The CF Moto 650 NK takes India's third-best spot for the best-naked streetfighter twin-cylinder bikes. A Chinese brand owns the Bike, and the cost of CF Moto 650 NK in India is ₹3.99 Lakhs , i.e., ex-showroom.

Engine Capacity 649.3 cc
Max Power 61.18 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 56 NM @ 7000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed manual
Fuel Type Petrol
Brakes (Front/Rear) Disc/Disc
Tyre Type Tubeless
Tyre Size (Front) 120/70-17
Tyre Size (Rear) 160/60-17
Seat Height 815 mm
Kerb Weight 206 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres
Mileage 20 kmpl
Top Speed 180 kmph
Dimensions 21147571100 mm^3
Service Cost Air filter: Unknown
Spark plug: Unknown
Variants STD (₹. 4.29 Lakh)
Key Features LED tail lights
LED turn signal lamps

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

The fourth in rank is Royal Enfield Continental GT 650, a racer-designed bike offered by Royal Enfield. The bike shares a similar engine design to its Sibling Interceptor 650. The cost of the bike starts at ₹2.80 Lakhs (ex-showroom price).

Bike Model Royal Enfield Continental GT 650
Engine Capacity 648 cc
Maximum Power 47 bhp at 7,250 RPM
Peak Torque 52 Nm at 5,250 RPM
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Front Brake 320 MM 2-Piston Disc
Rear Brake 240 MM Single Disc
Front Suspension 41 MM Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Twin coil-over shocks
ABS BOSCH Dual-Channel
Mileage 25 kmpl
Kerb Weight 211 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 litres
Seat Height 804 mm
Price (ex-showroom) ₹2.8 Lakhs 
Available Variants 4
Available Colour 7 (Slipstream Blue, Apex Grey, Mr Clean, Dux Deluxe, British Racing Green, Rocker Red, and another variant)
Key Features Fuel-Injected Engine, Cafe Racer Design, Engaging Riding Ergonomics

Benelli Leoncino 500

The 5th rank on the list is held by the Benelli Leoncino 500. It is a twin cylinder scrambler-styled bike made available in two variants. The cost of the Benelli Leoncino 500 starts at ₹4.79 Lakhs (ex-showroom) in India.

Engine 500 CC
Engine Type Inline 2 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Engine Displacement 500 cc
Max Power 47.5 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque 46 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Emission Type bs6
Bore 69 mm
Stroke 66.8 mm
No Of Cylinder 2
Drive Type Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition ECU - TLI
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Transmission Manual
No Of Gear 6 Speed
Brakes Front Disc
Brakes Rear Disc
Mileage (Overall) 23 kmpl
Tyre Size Front :-120/70-17, Rear :- 160/60-17
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tubeless
Radial Tyre Yes
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy
Seat height 815 mm
LengthWidthHeight 21608751160 mm^3
Wheelbase 1460 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Fuel Capacity 12.7 Litres
Kerb Weight 207 Kg
Tail Light LED
Front Brake Diameter 320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 260 mm
LED tail lights Yes
Turn Signal Lamp LED
Front Suspension 50 MM USD Forks
Rear Suspension Lateral hydraulic shock absorber
ABS Dual-Channel ABS
Price(ex-showroom) ₹4.79 Lakhs 


The article provides the best possible details to help you choose your dream bike at affordable rates. Also, every bike enthusiast must remember to get bike insurance online when they plan to buy their bike. Insurance for a bike is like security against potential financial losses for you and your bike. Therefore, it is best to get long-term two-wheeler insurance for long-term security. Purchasing bike insurance online from Tata AIG is quick and easy. Not only that, the renewal process as well as the claim process for the insurance for your bike, is completely hassle-free.

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