1. Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0
Yamaha has been one of the most reliable motorcycle brands in the country. This bike is the second generation version of the FZ series. The bike comes powered by an air-cooled, 149cc single-cylinder engine which benefits from a closed loop fuel injection system. The engine has been tweaked to deliver better fuel efficiency. Being one of the most fuel-efficient bikes in this category, the bike is ideal for almost all cities of Nepal. Along with being a good commuter bike, it also showcases good performance during lengthier rides. Priced at Rs. 3,39,900, the Yamaha FZ-FI V2.0 is an excellent choice for anyone looking to make the switch to a FI engine bike that comes under the cost of 4 lakhs.
2. Suzuki Gixxer
One of the best-selling bikes in India and Nepal, it is based on the design of its older sibling GSXR. This naked bike looks almost like its competitors such as the TVS Apache and the Bajaj Discover F. It is the best in its class, both in terms of performance and appearance. It has a 154.9cc single-cylinder engine that produces 14.6 PS and 14Nm of torque. Along with good mileage, this bike provides the rider with the power and comfort required for long rides with its powerful engine and the added pillion seat height. Even though being a 150cc bike, its acceleration is praise worthy for its power. The fully digital instrument cluster is neatly laid out with an easy-to-read speedometer, gear position indicator, digital clock and more. A maintenance-free battery, trip meter, tubeless tyres, and gear indicators are among the other features that makes this bike standout among its competitors. Priced at Rs. 3,56,900.
3. Pulsar NS160 ABS
Bajaj is most popular in the Indian and Nepali market for its street naked versions, specially the NS. With an aggressive muscular design, it was highly influenced by the popular NS 200. The bike comes with good looks and also has a powerful twin-spark DTS-i Fi engine. To match that power, the bike is protected by best-in-class ABS braking, which allows for braking on any surface to be smoother than any other bikes. The bike is not only appealing by its looks, but it is also powerful and extremely safe. The bike has wider tubeless tyres and alloy wheels, as well as Nitrox mono suspension, which makes it very comfortable and safe to ride on any surface.The price for Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 ABS is Rs 3,24,900.
4. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
This is one of the best bikes in the category, that gives a maximum power of 16.62PS at 8000 rpm and a maximum torque of 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. It uses the same 159.7cc engine that comes on the regular RTR but gets 4 valves. The engine has been redesigned heavily to offer better performance, and actually, it does. Thus, it hardly delivers any heavy vibrations. It makes use of a combination of oil and air cooling. The race theme, excellent comfort, and best-in-segment performance are some of the features that highlight the bike against its competitors.The bike is quite fast, with a 0-60 km/h pick up in just 4.2 seconds. The bike's handling is commendable, and the suspensions are made to make the riding experience pretty comfortable in any pitch condition. The fully digital console gives a different design to this street naked racer design bike which include fuel reading, trip meter, odometer and more. Priced at Rs. 3,44,900.
5. Honda XBlade
Honda calls it the “Robo Face” that it gets from its head lamp design. The honda Xblade is among the most competitive 160cc bikes in terms of design, looks and power. The X-Blade gets the same engine as the CB Hornet 160R, which is a 162.71 cc single-cylinder engine. The engine on the X-Blade makes
13.93 bhp at 8,500 rpm and peak torque is rated at 13.9 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The bike can go from 0 to 100 km/hr in about 16 seconds and its max speed is 115 km/hr. The design of this giant makes up its most unique feature that differentiates it from all its competitors. With the robo face head lamp, the sharp razor edged LED tail lamps and the aggressively sculpted fuel tank makes the bike’s overall design look mighty and fierce. The street-tech digital meter is an addition to its modern look which pulls together the complete structure of the bike. Price of Honda Xblade is Rs. 3,39,900.