Top 10 Best and Most Popular Sports Bikes in India Below 3 Lakhs for 2018

10 Most Popular Sports Bikes in India Below 3 Lakhs

Do you have a dream about your own sports bike? Is the price range of super bikes a little high than what you except? if your budget is below 2 lakhs and above Rs. 80000, hot sports bikes are here waiting for you. They are most famous and well popular for their performance including KTM Duke 390, Bajaj Pulsar 220, Hero Karizma ZMR, Yamaha YZF R15, Honda CBR 150R, KTM Duke 200, Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS, Honda CBR 250R etc. We have removed the name Bullet only because, this is the sports bikes section.


If you are ready to pay something more for a sports bike, you have choices like Hyosung GT 250r and Kawasaki Ninja 300 worth near Rs. 3,00,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). The list below given includes the best performance offered bikes from trusted bike makers. Read in detail including price, colors, mileage, engine, performance, variants, technical specifications, safety, comfort  and full features of most Wanted and Best Selling Sports Bikes Below Rs. 3 Lakhs. 

1. KTM Duke 390
2. Bajaj Pulsar 220
3. Hero Karizma ZMR
4. Yamaha YZF R15 V 2.0
5. Honda CBR 150R
6. KTM Duke 200
7. Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS
8. Honda CBR 250R
9. Kawasaki Ninja 300
10. Hyosung GT 250R

1. KTM Duke 390



KTM 390 Duke is a new launch from the Bajaj in India.  390 duke is the much awaited model in India and released on June 25th, 2013. It is available in India for 1.80 lakh. With a standard ABS the price is really awesome.  KTM 390 Duke is a naked type bike with attractive look and gives you remarkable performance. 

KTM 390 Duke offered mileage is around 22-25km/ltr. Four-stroke, 375cc, single-cylinder, liquid cooled- fuel-injected engine offers power of 44 BHP at 9500 rpm and a torque of 35 Nm at 7250 rpm. Engine weight is 36kg. 6 speed gear box offers good transmission. Ground clearance 172mm helps in better ride in Indian roads. The company claims, it can reach 0-100km/hr in 7 seconds.

KTM Duke 390 Price in India: Rs. 1,95,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi), Onroad price: Rs. 2,16000/- (Approx)

2. Bajaj Pulsar 220

Bajaj-Pulsar-220Bajaj Pulsar 220 an aggressive sports bike from Bajaj . Bajaj Pulsar 220 available in 2 variants and attractive color shades. The design and style of this “fastest Indian” bike dominates in black theme. This 2 seater have 150kg weight and measures 2035.00 mm x 750.00 mm x 1165.00 mm(length x width x height).

The ground clearance is 165mm. It is powered by a 220cc, DTS-I engine that can produce power of 20.8 Bhp at 8500 rpm and torque of 19.12 Nm at 7000 rpm on ride. The engine mated with 5 speed gears. 44 kmpl is the offered average mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 220F. The attainable top speed of the bike is 144kmph.

Bajaj Pulsar 220 Price in India: Rs. 87,460/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) to Rs. 98600/-

3. Hero Karizma ZMR

Hero-Karizma-ZMRHero Karizma bikes launched in India after understanding the increased demand and like for full fairing bikes specially those with aggressive look and attractive sports bike design by the Hero moto corp. Hero Karizma bikes currently available in 2 variants in India.

They are Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R. Hero Karizma ZMR 220cc powered by a 223cc, 4-Stroke engine that can give you power of 17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm and a torque of 18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm on ride. The engine mated with 5 speed manual gears and Multiplate Wet clutch.

The bike can reach 0-60km/hr in just 3.8 seconds. Acceleration and performance is really good. The attainable top speed is 125kmph. Ground clearance is 150mm. The company offered mileage of  Karizma ZMR bike is average 35-45kmpl. You have 4 color options to choose for  Karizma ZMR.

Hero Karizma ZMR Price in India: Rs. 105,880/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) to Rs. 1,12,220/-

4. Yamaha YZF R15 V 2.0

Yamaha R15 New Version 2.0 powered by a 149.8cc, 4-stroke engine that can produce power output of 16.8 Bhp at 8500 rpm and torque of 15 Nm at 7500 rpm. 149.8cc is the displacement of this bike. The engine mated with 6 manual gears gives you best power and performance.

The bike can reach 100km/hour in 13 seconds. The performance is really awesome and it need to compete with Bajaj Pulsar 220 and Honda CBR 250R which has the almost same power. Yamaha R15 New Version 2.0 can return you a mileage of 42kmpl in highway and 32kmpl in city.

The Yamaha R15 New Version 2.0 available in single variant only. Increased wheelbase and large fatty tyres of the bike offers good grip and safe ride. Both in front and rear the bike fitted with disc brakes. Telescopic suspension applied in front and Linked type Monocross used in rear. 

Yamaha YZF R15 V 2.0 Price in India: Rs. 1,15,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

5. Honda CBR 150R

Honda-CBR-150RHonda CBR150R is another stylishly designed bike from Honda well known as “baby CBR”. The bike available in standard and deluxe variants in two attractive color shades. 

Honda CBR150R powered by 149.4cc, 4-stroke Liquid Cooling engine which wil produce power of 17.58 Bhp @ 10500 rpm and torque of 12.66 Nm @ 8500 rpm on ride.The engine displacement is 149.4cc.

It is supported with 6 mnual gear box offers powerful performance. 132kph is the attainable top speed of this bike. Honda CBR150R will return mileage of 45kmpl in highway and 32kmpl in city from its fuel efficient engine.

Honda CBR 150R Price in India: Rs. 1,19,949/- to 1,32,000/-(Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

6. KTM Duke 200

KTM-Duke-200KTM 200 is  powered with 199.50cc. and is available in two colors white and black. The bike looks very sharp elegant, equipped with trellis frame. Duke 200 has got LED indicators and Brake lamp.

Duke’s tanks are carved around to your knees and is quite good enough to ride. The tank design is the main feature of the bike which gives Duke an elegant look. The torque is good enough and gives ultimate level of fun while riding.

The bike gives mileage up to 35 -45 kmpl. Spare parts like disc pads, mirrors, foot pegs etc.are so costly if they get damaged you have to spend lot of money for repairing it. Overall Duke 200 is a super bike giving splendid performance to the rider.

KTM Duke 200 Price in India: Rs. 1,43,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

7. Bajaj Pulsar 200 NSBajaj-Pulsar-200-NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS one of the best bikes in the 200cc segment with quality performance.  The NS in the name of this bike indicates “Naked Sports”. The bike available in attractive color shades and graphics. 

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS powered by SOHC, 4-valve-Triple Spark engine that can produce 23.17 Bhp at 9500 rpm power on ride. The torque is 23.17 Bhp at 9500 rpm. 167mm is the ground clearance of this bike. The bike offers displacement of 199.5cc. The mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 200NS is 58kmpl in highway and 35kmpl in city. 

The brakes are 280mm disc in front and 230mm disc brake in rear. This 200cc bike packed with 6 speed gears, 37mm Telescopic Front Fork suspension  in front and Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber in rear. 200NS weights 145kg and have dimensions 2017.00 mm x 804.00 mm x 1195.00 mm(length x width x height).

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS Price in India: Rs. 91,500/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

8. Honda CBR 250R

Honda-CBR-250RThe 2013 Honda CBR250R is a good performer with the powerful engine. It ts easy to handle with 6 manual gears and offers awesome ride quality. Honda CBR250R 2013 edition powered by a strong 249.6cc, 4-stroke engine.

That is capable to produce power of 25 Bhp at 8500 rpm and torque of 23 Nm at 7000 rpm on ride. 249.6cc is the displacement of this bike. The bike also equipped with 6 manual gears. 145kmph  is the top speed of this bike.

The offered mileage is 35kmpl in highway and 25 kmpl in city. For a sports bike of 250cc it is really good. The features include Telescopic Fork suspension in front, Pro Link suspension in rear, 296mm Disc brake in front and rear you have a 220mm Disc for best braking and handling on ride.

Honda CBR 250R Price in India: Rs. 1,54,100/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

9. Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki Ninja 300 is one of the dream bike of young boys who loves sports bikes. It cost little above Rs 3 lakh but really worth for the money you pay. Kawasaki Ninja 300 Powered by the 296cc Four-stroke, Parallel-twin engine which makes power out put of 39 Bhp @ 11000 rpm and 27 Nm @ 10000 rpm torque on ride.

You will get 28.00kmpl mileage in highway and around 22kmpl in city on ride from this bike. If your budget is around 3 lakh go for standard version of this bike without ABS. Engine mated with 6 Manual gears, Wet multi-disc, manual offers good performance.

Top speed attainable for this bike is 160kmph. Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS variant priced Rs. 3.7 lakhs. It have an added feature of ABS, other than technically remains the same as the standard Ninja 300. The bike actually replaces the another famous sports bike model Ninja 250R.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Price in India: Rs. 3,78,200/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

10. Hyosung GT 250R

Hyosung-GT-250R BikeHyosung GT 250r powered by 249cc, V-Twin four stroke engine which is capable to produce 27.61 Bhp @ 10000 rpm power and 22.07 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque on ride. Offered displacement of engine is  249cc. You will get 30.00kmpl mileage in highway and 25kmpl mileage in city on ride.

300 mm Twin Discs in front and 230mm Disc in rear for best class safety. Engine mated with 5 Speed manual gears. It measures 2060.00 mm Length, 655.00 mm Width, 1125.00 mm Height, 177.00 kg Weight in terms of dimensions.

Another features include 130.00 mm Ground Clearance, 17.00 ltrs Fuel Tank, 1435.00 mm Wheelbase, Alloys, Tubeless tyres etc. Hyosung GT 250r available in White-Red, Silver-Red and Red-Black color options.

Hyosung-GT-250R Bike Price in India: Rs.  2,99,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

136 thoughts on “Top 10 Best and Most Popular Sports Bikes in India Below 3 Lakhs for 2018”

  1. i love ktm rc is the best bike with good looks .. its best bike for teenagers …carrying your gf …oh …keman val lage…haha..


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