There are lots of Bikes in India which are preferred by the Indian in the country. But in India people buy those bikes which fulfill all the requirements that they need, it means style, mileage, performance, safety, life, quality products manufacturing etc. The bike which are sold at very high on numbers are in the segment of 100 to 160 cc engine capacity segments. Now we are going to compare the four popular bikes with Honda CB Unicorn 160 and show you which should you buy according to your required conditions. Below is the comparison between Honda Unicorn 160 vs Suzuki Gixxer vs Yamaha FZ V2.0 FI vs Bajaj Pulsar 150 in Detail.
The Honda Unicorn 160 was just launched less than a week ago for a starting price of INR 69,350 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The new Unicorn 160 is the logical heir apparent to the highly capable and the great popular Honda CB Unicorn (150cc engine) and goes rivalry with the likes of some really competent models such as the Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi, the Yamaha FZ V2.0 FI and the Suzuki Gixxer.
We’ve already brought to you a comprehensive report on the new Honda CB Unicorn 160 Price, Features and , Specifications and now, we have come up with a detailed spec-sheet comparison of the new Unicorn with all the above-mentioned rivals. Titled as the Honda Unicorn 160 vs Pulsar 150 vs Yamaha FZ vs Suzuki Gixxer.
This report takes you through a comparison of the prices, features, specifications, mileage, top speed and other details of all these highly capable models.
|Honda Unicorn 160||Suzuki Gixxer||Yamaha FZ V2.0 FI||Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi|
|Top Speed (km/h)||131||130||115||136|
|Price (ex-Delhi)||INR 69,350||INR 73,290||INR 78,250||INR 68,180|
|Fuel Mileage||62 km/l||59 km/l||54 km/l||55 km/l|
The Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi continues us to impress with the lowest asking price, but the new Honda Unicorn 160 is not far abaft in the VFM game. With a starting price of almost INR 69,000 (for the standard variant), the new model is almost 10,000 rupee cheaper than the Yamaha FZ V2.0 2015 model. Also, it is around INR 5,000 cheaper than the Suzuki Gixxer model bike. With a high refinement levels, torque motor, mono-shock, and a high fuel mileage and efficiency thrown in, the new Honda Unicorn 160, at a starting price of INR 69,350 makes for a compelling buy.
As we have show to you on the above table, the new Honda Unicorn 160 enjoys a scanty displacement advantage over all its above immediate rivals. However, unlike what some of you might have guessed, it is not the winner in the power stakes and the Pulsar 150 DTSi, with a maximum power of 15.5 PS, continues to be the most powerful model in this company. However, it is the torque-game where the Unicorn 160 gains back its lost territory. With a peak torque of 14.6 Nm, the new bike has considerably more torque than both the Pulsar 150. It is only the new Suzuki Gixxer that comes close to the Unicorn 160 with a max torque of 14 Nm. Inside real conditions of world world, all this should translate into an effortless performance from the new Unicorn. As we’ve been saying, HMSI seems to be aiming the commuter-end of the segment with its new motorcycle and with such a healthy torque figure, the new model should make for a strong performer in the stop and go traffic our cities are famous for. On the highway though, it is bound to suffer from a slightly less exciting top-end performance.
The new Honda Unicorn 160 does not have famous power figures to boast of, but it sure has what it takes to keep most of the buyers in this segment happy. Having a fuel economy of 62 km/l, the new model is highly more fuel efficient than other bikes here. It is only the Suzuki Gixxer that comes close to the new Honda Unicorn in the fuel mileage comparison. The least fuel efficient bike here is the updated FZ, which, even with a fuel injection system, has a fuel economy that is comparable to that from the fast aging Bajaj Pulsar 150 DTSi. Much of this can be attributed to the FZ’s fat rear tyre and hence, the higher rolling resistance.
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