Motorcycles are one of the most frugal and convenient ways of daily commuting for most of the people in India. It is mainly because of their compact size that makes it quite easy to manoeuvre in the daily city traffic, and, for the high level of fuel efficiency they deliver. There are many segments in the motorcycle market, but one of the most popular segments is the commuter bike space. Moreover, most of the sales in the overall two-wheeler industry also come from the commuter bikes. So, let’s have a look at some of the best commuter motorcycles available in our country.
- The Hero Glamour has been one of the largest selling bikes in India since it was officially launched in the country. It is a very good option in the commuter segment of motorcycles and sports a refreshed design. Moreover, with the brand name of its maker Hero, the bike is a favourite amongst the motorcycle buyers in the country. Available in four trendy colours – blue-Black, red-black, brown-black and yellow-black, the Hero Glamour comes with an ARAI-tested fuel mileage figure of 55 kmpl. Equipped with a 125cc motor, the bike is priced at Rs 56,405 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
- Next comes the popular Honda CB ShineSP which is the Japanese two-wheeler company’s player in the highly crowded and competitive commuter segment. The motorcycle is priced at Rs 64,115 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and is offered in five trendy colours – Geny grey metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Athletic Blue metallic, Rebel Red metallic and black. It is powered by a 124.73cc engine that churns out a max power of 10.57bhp at 7500rpm. The Honda CB ShineSP is a very popular product among the customers who like to experience a sporty feel while riding a commuter bike.
- Next in line is another product from the house of Indian two-wheeler manufacturer Hero; it is the Hero Achiever. Yes, the Achiever has achieved quite a lot of popularity in the market as a classy commuter bike that comes equipped with a decent 150cc drivetrain. The maximum power generated by the engine is rated at 13.4bhp. Priced at Rs 61,800 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the Hero Achiever is offered in three colour schemes – Black, Grey and Red.