Top 5 Bikes In The 200-250cc Segment You Can Buy

CalenderPublished at April 8, 2024 by BikeJunction
Top 5 Bikes In The 200-250cc Segment You Can Buy

The Indian motorcycle market saw a rise in demand for 200-250cc bikes in 2024. These bikes are known for their performance, fuel efficiency, and style. However, the demand for 350-400cc bikes is also rising in India. The most affordable 350-450cc bike in India is the Hunter 350, priced at 1.50 Lakh (ex-showroom). 

On the other hand, 200-250cc bikes are cheaper than 350-400cc bikes and the Pulsar N250 price (Rs. 1.44 and 1.50 lakh) is the cheapest among them. Many other options are available in the Indian market under this segment, and they offer a great balance of performance and affordability. 

Let’s know more about the top bikes in the 200-250cc segment. 

TVS Ronin | Price: Rs. 1.49-1.73 Lakh  

TVS Ronin

TVS Ronin is a cruiser bike designed for style and performance on the road. It has a 225.9 cc single-cylinder SOHC engine that delivers 15.01 kW and 19.93 Nm torque. 

The TVS Ronin comes with modern features such as full-LED lighting and an advanced LCD instrument cluster with TVS SmartXonnect Bluetooth. Moreover, this 200-250cc bike features ABS modes for different road conditions and a slipper clutch. It also incorporates Glide Through Technology for smoother urban rides.

Here are some of the key specifications of the TVS Ronin bike:   

Aspects TVS Ronin Specifications 
Displacement 225.9cc 
Gearbox5 Speed Manual 
Top Speed 120 Kmph 
Mileage 42 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 Litres 

Front: 300mm disc 


Rear: 240mm disc 


Type: Single-channel ABS


Front: 41 mm USD


Rear: Mono Shock with 7 Step Adjustable Preload

Wheelbase 1357mm

KTM 250 Duke | Price: Rs. 2.39 Lakh  

KTM 250 Duke

This KTM bike is one of the top bikes in the 200-250cc segment. Its engine has been updated with a 248.8 cc single-cylinder engine that delivers 30.57 bhp and 25 Nm of torque.

Moreover, it features a new ride-by-wire throttle system, which enhances responsiveness and control. Also, the slipper clutch and quick shifter further improve the riding experience.

This 200-250cc bike has an aggressive front fascia and muscular fuel tank. The new bodywork looks great and enhances aerodynamics and performance.

Furthermore, the KTM 250 Duke features a modern 5-inch LCD display, which is Bluetooth-enabled for connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation. This adds convenience and functionality to the riding experience.

Below are some of the key specifications of the KTM 250 Duke bike.  

Aspects KTM 250 Duke Specifications 
Displacement 248.8cc
Gearbox6 Speed Manual
Top Speed 148 kmph 
Mileage 41 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 Litres 

Front: 320mm disc 


Rear: 240mm disc 


Type: Dual Channel ABS 


Front: WP APEX USD forks, 43mm diameter


Rear: WP APEX Monoshock, 10-step preload adjustable

Wheelbase 1354mm 

Bajaj Pulsar N250 | Price: Rs. 1.44-1.50 Lakh  

Bajaj Pulsar N250

Bajaj has introduced a new 200-250cc bike in its Pulsar series with the launch of the N250. The Pulsar N250 stands out as the naked variant with a fierce front design with a single-piece handlebar. On the other hand, the F trim sports a semi-faired look with a robust front cowl and clip-on.

This 200-250cc bike is powered by a 249.07cc single-cylinder engine that produces 24.13 bhp @ 8750 rpm and 21.5 Nm of torque @ 6500 rpm. Its front LED projector lights flanked by slim LED DRLs exude a modern and aggressive aura.

The bike offers an assist and slipper clutch for smooth gear shifts and a new semi-digital console. Additionally, a handy USB charging port is integrated beneath the handlebar, catering to modern riders' needs.

Let’s know more about the key specifications of the Bajaj Pulsar N250 bike:   

Aspects Bajaj Pulsar N250 Specifications 
Displacement 249.07cc
Gearbox5 Speed Manual 
Top Speed 132 kmph 
Mileage 36.5 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 Litres 

Front: 300mm disc 


Rear: 230mm disc 


Type: dual channel ABS


Front: 37mm telescopic 


Rear: Monoshock 

Wheelbase 1351mm 

Bajaj Dominar 250 | Price: Rs. 1.84 Lakh 

Bajaj Dominar 250

The Bajaj Dominar 250 is designed to be the go-to touring motorcycle in 200-250cc segment bikes. This Bajaj bike features a 248.77cc engine, delivering 26.63 bhp and 23.5 Nm of torque. It has a muscular design with full LED lights, a digital instrument cluster, and a twin-barrel exhaust. Moreover, this 200-250cc bike also comes with a secondary display on the fuel tank for additional ride information and handy straps under the seat for carrying luggage.

Check out the top specifications of the Bajaj Dominar 250 bike:  

Aspects Bajaj Dominar 250 Specifications 
Displacement 248.77cc 
Gearbox6 Speed Manual 
Top Speed 132 kmph
Mileage 32.5 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 Litres

Front: 300mm disc 


Rear: 230mm disc 


Type: Dual-Channel ABS


Front: Telescopic, 37 mm USD Fork, 135 mm travel


Rear: Multi-step adjustable Monoshock with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110 mm

Wheelbase 1453mm 

Hero Karizma XMR | Price: Rs. 1.73-1.93 Lakh  

Hero Karizma XMR

Hero Karizma XMR is the latest bike in the 200-250cc segment. This bike comes in three colour options, including Iconic Yellow, Matte Phantom Black and Turbo Red. The Karizma XMR features LED headlights with an adjustable windscreen, clip-on handles, and a split-seat setup.

Moreover, this 200-250cc bike features a 210cc engine, generating 25.5 PS @ 9250 rpm and 20.4 Nm of torque @ 7250 rpm. It features a fully digital LCD display with smartphone connectivity and dual-channel ABS. 

Below is the list of top specifications of the Hero Karizma XMR bike:   

Aspects Hero Karizma XMR Specifications 
Displacement 210cc 
Gearbox6 Speed Constant Mesh 
Top Speed 130 kmph
Mileage 41.55 kmpl 
Fuel Tank Capacity 11 Litres 

Front: 300mm Petal Disc 

Rear: 230mm Petal Disc 

Type: Dual Channel ABS 


Front: Dia 37 mm, Telescopic Front Forks with Anti Friction Bush

Rear: Gas Charged Mono Shock, 6 Step Pre-load Adjustable

Wheelbase 1351mm 

The future of the bikes in the 200-250cc in India looks bright with these top 5 bikes leading the way. Above all, riders now have various options to choose from.

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