A quick-look at the 200-250cc segment in India

Looking to upgrade from your old 150cc? Which one should you buy?

The Yamaha FZ25 is here and we take a look at how it fares against its closest rivals,on paper. Yes, we are aware that the Karizma is an old-horse and is not comparable with the FZ25, but so is the Duke and the TNT25, both of which are targeted at a different consumer base. We are here to provide you with a list of 200-250cc naked bikes that are sold in the country right now.

MotorcycleYamaha FZ25Bajaj Pulsar NS200TVS Apache RTR 200 4vHero Karizma RBenelli TNT25KTM 200 Duke
TypeSingle-cyl, air-cooled, SOHCSingle-cyl, air-cooled, SOHCSingle-cyl, air-cooled with oil cooler, SOHCSingle-cyl, air-cooled, SOHCSingle-cyl, air-cooled, DOHCSingle-cyl, air-cooled, DOHC
Engine Capacity249cc199.5cc197.75cc223cc249cc199.5cc
Maximum Power20.65bhp23bhp20bhp (Carb)/21bhp (FI)19bhp28.16bhp24.6bhp
Maximum Torque20Nm18.3Nm21Nm19Nm21.61 Nm19.2Nm
Bore x stroke74×58NA66×57.8NANA72×49
Fuel Injection/CarburretorFIFI (expected)FI / CarburretorCarburretorFIFI
Compression Ratio9.8:1NA9.7:1NANANA
Top speedNA135kmph127kmph(Carb.)/129kmph(FI)125kmphNANA
Front brake282mm disc280mm disc270mm disc276mm discNA300mm disc
Rear brake220mm disc230mm disc240mm disc130mm drumNA230mm disc
ABSNoOptional (expected)Yes, dual-channelNoNoNo
FrameDiamondPerimeterDouble cradleDiamondSteel trellisSteel trellis
Front suspensionTelescopic forksTelescopic forksTelescopic forksTelescopic forksUSD forksUpside-down
Rear suspensionMono shockMono shockMono shockDual shockMono shockMono shock
Weight (kerb)148kg151kg148(Carb.)/148.5(FI)154kg159kg128kg
Fuel tank capacity14litres12litres12litres15litres17litres10.5litres
Price (Rs) (ex-Delhi)1.19lakh1.15lakh-1.24lakh (estimated)90,015/95,015(Pirelli)84,7801.68lakh1.43lakh

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