Best Lightweight Bikes in India
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Motorcycles are probably one of the most common modes of transport in India. Nearly a million users depend on it for commuting and various purposes, so there is a call for different types of bikes with different seat heights and overall weights. However, this demand is best exploited by various manufacturers of Indian and international brands.
Choosing lightweight bikes in India is not that easy since there are plenty to choose from. One can get confused when buying a new bike.
But, do you know that today buying a bike isn’t the only thing? Apart from buying a bike, they need to equally take care of themselves as well as their bikes. They need to opt for a robust two-wheeler insurance policy since an insurance policy for bikes is a must for every bike owner in India. And having this in place will save them from drying their bank accounts due to accidental damages.
We at TATA AIG offer third-party bike insurance for riders and also give people the opportunity to claim your policy in a no-fuss manner. People just need to contact their customer service team, and they'll take care of the overall claim procedures.
So, before people purchase their two-wheeler insurance policy online with TATA AIG, let us look at the best lightweight bikes in the Indian market to buy in 2022. .
Top Lightweight Bikes in India
ere is a list of the top lightweight bikes in the Indian market. Check out the prices, variants, specs, features, etc., for these top-rated lightweight bikes.
The TVS Radeon is a commuter bike that weighs only 112 kg. This commuter bike also comes with a host of other features, including LED DRL, electric starter, USB charging port, alloy wheels, and synchronous braking technology. The TVS Radeon is powered by a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with a max output of 8.2hp and max torque is 8.7Nm. A four-speed gearbox propels the rear wheels.
The Bajaj Platina sits above the CT 100 of the Bajaj range and is designed for suburban travel. The Platina weighs 108 kg and is equipped with Comfortec suspension to provide the ultimate ride comfort both front and rear. The Bajaj Platina is powered by a 102cc single-cylinder air-cooled DTSi engine, develops a power of 8bhp with a peak torque of 8.6Nm. Bajaj boasts a mileage of over 90 km/l, making it one of the most fuel-efficient two-wheelers in India.
Based on the TVS Star City model, the TVS Sport is a 100cc commuter motorcycle. This model has several cosmetic changes like a sharp front cowl and sporty graphics. With a kerb weight of only 108.5 kilograms, this bike is an agile and light bike suited for urban conditions. It is powered by a 100cc engine that delivers a mileage of 95km/l (claimed by TVS), producing 7.4bhp and a peak torque of 7.5Nm.
Hero Splendor Plus:
The Hero Splendor Plus is the perfect lightweight commuter vehicle that combines the right style. The Splendor Plus has a long tried and tested name in India, and the more expensive variant comes with alloy wheels and electric boots. The Hero Splendor Plus is powered by a 97cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that produces 8.2 horsepower. It provides 8 Nm of torque via a four-speed gearbox. The Hero MotoCorp also claims a mileage of 81 km/l and a weight of 109 kg.
Bajaj CT 100:
The Bajaj CT 100 is a well-known brand in India and one of the best-selling Bajaj motorcycles. This economical motorcycle has a 99.27cc air-cooled 4-stroke engine and a 4-speed gearbox. The CT 100 engine produces up to 8.1 horsepower. The Bajaj CT 100 claims a mileage of 82 km/l, a weight of 109 kg, and a torque of 8.05 Nm.
The Honda Livo is a contender in the 110cc commuter bike segment, probably the most beautiful motorcycle in this category. It is built on the same diamond-shaped frame as the Twister, helping Honda balance the Livo between optimum efficiency and stylish design. It is powered by a 109cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine, develops a power of 8.2 hp. The maximum torque is 8.6 Nm. The engine is mated to a four-speed gearbox, Honda boasts a mileage of 63 km/l, and the Livo weighs 111 kg.
Lightweight Bike Prices at a Glance
|Bike Model||Ex-Showroom Price in Delhi|
|Hero Splendor Plus||₹65,610|
|Bajaj CT 100||₹51,802|
We now conclude our comprehensive guide to the top-selling lightweight bikes of 2022 in India, helping people handle city traffic with less effort. We hope that people will be able to choose a bike that suits their needs and usage. Always wear a helmet and obey all traffic laws when riding a motorcycle, and yes, people should not forget to purchase robust 2-wheeler insurance online from companies like TATA AIG to protect themselves and their bikes from heavy accidental bills.
Disclaimer: *All the bike prices and other information listed above pertain to a specific city and vehicle model. Since this information is subject to change, it is advisable to check the latest information before purchasing a vehicle or an insurance policy.