Hero Splendor iSmart: 102.5 kmpl
The #1 on the list is Hero Splendor's technologically advanced 'i3S' version christened as the iSmart.
The mileage friendly bike iSmart becomes the first motorcycle to come equipped with a start-stop system, a feature seen in cars.
The innovative system puts-off the engine when in idle state, and automatically restarts when the clutch is pulled.
Packed with a single cylinder 97cc engine producing 7.6 bhp of power and 8 Nm of torque, the Hero Splendor iSmart delivers spectacular claimed mileage of 102.50 kmpl.
Hero Splendor iSmart is priced at Rs 55,037 (Ex-showroom New Delhi) for the sole self-start drum brake alloy wheel version.
Bajaj CT 100: 99.1 kmpl
It won't be wrong to say that Bajaj CT 100 checks all the right boxes of an ideal fuel efficient commuter with low price label.
The earlier version of CT 100 was one of the most successful bikes in the segment.
Bajaj brought back its mileage-munching nameplate last year in order to give a befitting reply to its rivals in the segment.
It shares most of its features from Platina like SNS suspension at the rear, but with no DTS-i technology element, it generates lesser torque compared to Platina.
Lately, in order to join the budget-bike bandwagon company introduced the CT 100 B featuring round headlight in place of bikini fairing, making it cheaper by more than Rs 4,000.
Known to be the cheapest motorcycle in India, Bajaj CT 100 B carries a price label of Rs 32,651 (Ex-showroom New Delhi) and goes up to Rs 38,639 (Ex-showroom New Delhi) for the alloy wheel equipped CT 100.
Bajaj Platina 100ES: 96.9 kmpl
Since its initial launch, Platina has been a synonym to style and efficiency.
This time its new avatar christened as Bajaj Platina 100ES is claimed to give out a whopping fuel economy of 96.9 kmpl.
The latest edition comes with standard electric start feature alongside company's proprietary DTS-i twin-spark for enhanced combustion and better mileage.
The latest version that is marketed as 'ComforTec', features the Bajaj's dual-spring SNS rear suspension, making it one of the most cozy motorcycle in the segment with company claimed 20 percent less jerks against competitors.
The 102cc engine gives out max power of 8.1 bhp and a decent torque of 8.6 Nm.
Bajaj Platina price is kept lucrative at Rs 42,646 (Ex-showroom New Delhi) for the spoke wheel version, whereas the alloy wheel model comes at Rs 45,639 (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
TVS Sport: 95 kmpl
Under the fuel efficiency banner, TVS is bound to make a place. The fourth spot is taken by TVS Sport.
The Chennai-based bike manufacturer launched an updated model last year with a claim to deliver mileage as high as 95 kmpl.
Packed with advanced DuraLife motor, Sport gets chrome plated piston rings and roller cam follower, resulting in reduced friction and pressure on the engine, eventually leading to superior fuel economy.
The sporty and sleek styling of the commuter bike appeals one and all, alongside electric start feature is another great feature to underline.
TVS Sport acquired the No.1 spot among economy segment motorcycles in the JD Power APEAL Study 2015.
TVS Sport price falls in the range of Rs 36,905 to Rs 49,668. All prices ex-showroom, New Delhi.
Hero Splendor Pro: 93.2 kmpl
The last but one of India's favourite Hero Splendor is always high on mileage. Since inception, company's 97.2cc 'tried and trusted' motor hasn't gone through any mechanical changes, however, the recently launched 'Pro' model claims to have improvised in terms of power (8.36 hp) and torque (8.05 Nm), and mileage figures.
The Pro model here comes with better ergonomics and numerous features like tri-set cockpit style meter console, sporty looking visor and clear headlamps etc.
Famous for its greater resale value and low maintenance, the Hero Splendor Pro is priced reasonably and falls in the price bracket of Rs 49,598–Rs 51,476 (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
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