The lower commuter space is one, which factors like ergonomics, mileage, price etc are given utmost prominence. With the limitations of the segment, even small improvement in features or mileage will go a long way in getting more customers.
Hero and Bajaj have long since been the kings of providing most out of each liter of petrol Each manufacturer has two bikes in the list, which unsurprisingly has only Indian bike makers.
Here are the 5 most fuel efficient bikes under Rs. 50,000/-
- Hero Splendor iSmart- 105km/l
- Bajaj Platina CT100 – 99.1km/l
- Bajaj Platina 100ES- 96.9km/l
- TVS Sport – 95km/l
- Hero Splendor Pro – 93.1km/l
Most Fuel efficient bikes from Hero: Hero Splendor iSmart & Hero Splendor Pro
With incorporation of iSmart technology, the Hero Splendor iSmart is claimed to be the most fuel efficient bike in India, returning impressive 3 digit figures.
While it has the best looks in the segment (with dual tone colour scheme), the iSmart is also priced the most, at Rs. 50,000/-.
If you want something lower in the price range, there’s always Hero’s Splendor Pro which is priced at Rs. 46,650 (ex-showroom Delhi). It returns mileage of 93.2 kmpl (#5).
Both bikes are powered by a 97.2cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine.
Most fuel efficient bikes from Bajaj: Bajaj Platina CT100, Bajaj Platina 100ES
Bajaj bags second and third spot on this list, with their CT100 and Platina 100ES respectively. The Platina CT100 comes powered by a 99.3cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine, returning very impressive mileage of 99.1km/l. Even better is the Rs. 30,990 (ex-showroom Delhi) price tag that it comes with.
The Bajaj Platina 100ES is powered by a slightly bigger 102cc, DTS-I engine, claiming to return 96.9km/l. It is priced at Rs 43,241 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Most fuel efficient bikes from TVS – TVS Sport
The TVS sport was updated for the year 2016. The bike comes powered by a 99.7cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine, which now returns impressive 95km per liter. Apart from the improved mileage, the bike was also updated with new features.
The TVS Sport is priced at Rs 37,196.