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10 Best 250cc Bikes In India 2022—The Ones with Best Powers

10 Best 250cc Bikes In India 2022—The Ones with Best Powers

The passion for bikes is just getting new hype every day. The race to introduce new bikes at the regular interval in the market is just getting intense with the competition. The most crucial segment becoming the centre of competition for every bike maker company in India is the 250cc segment.

The 250cc bike demand is increasing with each day; from day to day, commuting to long route journeys, the 250cc engine bikes are making their way into the house of maximum bike lovers in India.

As the bikes are getting more subtle and stylish in looks, they are becoming more powerful and smooth performers. The bikes in the 250cc engine segment are getting some best innovations with time; whether it is engine performance or looks, the bike makers are leaving no loopholes.

1. KTM Duke 250

KTM Duke 250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 2,36 Lakh
₹ 2,37 Lakh
₹ 2,37 Lakh
₹ 2,35 Lakh
₹ 2,37 Lakh
₹ 2,36 Lakh

KTM Bikes give a raw and opulent look on the streets, and the new KTM 250 Duke BSVI is no less than other KTM Duke bikes.

With a 248.8cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled DOHC engine capable of generating the max power of 30 PS at 9000 rpm and max torque of 24NM at 7500 rpm, this bike has to be on the list of best 250cc bikes.

KTM 250 Duke can easily shadow the other bikes in this segment with its features. The short people might get uncomfortable while riding this bike because of the high seat, but it still manages to mark its reputation in the market and on this list.

The bike’s price is around Rs 2.35 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi price).

What makes KTM 250 Duke Special?

  • A fully digital cluster is mounted on its head.
  • BSVI engine coupled by a Dual Channel ABS.
  • Six-gear matted engine with assist and slipper clutch
  • Available in one variant with two colour options;
    • Silver Metallic
    • Dark Galvano

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    248.76 cc
  • Mileage
    41 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    148 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    170 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13.4 litres
  • Seat Height
    822 mm

Pros and Cons Of KTM Duke 250

Pros Of KTM Duke 250
  • Powerful engine
  • Aggressive design
  • Support of dual-channel ABS.
  • Six-speed transmission with assist and slipper clutch
Cons of KTM Duke 250
  • The price of the bike is a bit expensive.
  • high seat height
  • Features are less compared to Duke 390.

2. YAMAHA FZ 25

YAMAHA FZ 25

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.4 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.4 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.4 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.43 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.4 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.4 Lakh
₹ 1.39 Lakh
₹ 1.4 Lakh

The new quarter-litre model of Yamaha Motors FZ25 is dynamic in looks and performance.

Yamaha FZ25 is available in two variants FZ25 Standard 2022 and FZ25 S, the price of the standard version is around Rs 1,47,685, and the cost of the top variant is around Rs 1,52,182 (ex-showroom Delhi price).

Both the variants are powered by a 249cc BSVI engine that generates a max power of 20.51 brakes horsepower and a max torque of 20.1NM.

What makes Yamaha FZ25 Special?

  • The bike gets Bi-Functional LED headlights and an engine cut-off switch.
  • The Dual-Channel ABS provides max safety.
  • Disc brakes are used in both front and rear tyres.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    42 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    130 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    153 kg
    Kerb Weight
    154 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14 litres
  • Seat Height
    795 mm

Pros and Cons Of YAMAHA FZ 25

Pros Of YAMAHA FZ 25
  • The typical 250cc Yamaha carries the tag of the most affordable bike in the quarter-litre segment.
  • Yamaha FZ25 offers exceptional mileage of 43kmpl. And all the others in a similar segment cant cross more than 40.
  • The FZ series is Yamaha by birth. And the brand is known to deliver the best quality, suitable components and high featured products.
  • Yamaha has used tried and tested formula that builds more credibility and performance for everyday riding on roads.
  • The bike gets built in such a way that it weighs merely 148kgs. The weight is including the fuel tank and fluids in the engine.
  • The easy ergonomics and weight give the ride tighter control of the FZ25 on harsh roads and heavy traffic.
  • The all-new digital instrument console is impressive. It presents decent features and gets easily visible while riding.
  • The design of Yamaha looks inspiring, carrying a macho look, thus enhances the bike’s street appeal.
  • The fuel tank of the bike gets redone for maximum attitude. Also, cowls are extended for the bike to look completely new and better.
  • Yamaha offers a comfortable seat height, making it lower and better than another street fighter in the price segment.
Cons of YAMAHA FZ 25
  • Highway riding experience on the bike is not to the capabilities expected in a Yamaha FZ 25
  • The LCD instrument is small and lacks many modern-day features, which makes it a bit outdated.
  • The motorcycle comes mated to a 5speed gear; basically, it misses out on 6th gear for cost-cutting.
  • Yamaha carries an oil-cooled engine, and the engine gets taken from the Fazer 250 solid in Brazil. However, it should have an air cooling engine as the performance delivery is compelling.
  • With aggressive LED headlights improvising the style, it doesn’t contribute much to the overall performance of the Headlight.

3. Bajaj Dominar 250

Bajaj Dominar 250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.64 Lakh
₹ 1.64 Lakh
₹ 1.64 Lakh
₹ 1.64 Lakh
₹ 1.54 Lakh
₹ 1.64 Lakh

Bajaj Dominar 250 is a street bike with a weight of 180 Kg looks bulky and is one of the heaviest bikes in this segment.

Bajaj Dominar 250 is powered by a 248.8cc BSVI single-cylinder liquid-cooled DOHC engine that generates a hefty power of 26.6 brake horsepower at 8500 rpm and a max torque of 23.5NM at 6500 rpm. It has a four-valved engine similar to the KTM Duke 250.

At a price of around Rs 1.75 lakh, Bajaj Dominar 250 gives real tough competition to its rivals in the race to be the best 250cc bike in India.

What makes Bajaj Dominar 250 Special?

  • The meter has two displays, primary and secondary, for different readings.
  • It has a six-speed gearbox with the feature of a slipper clutch.
  • The bike takes only 10 seconds to reach a speed of 0-100 kph.
  • The motorcycle gets equipped with a dual-channel ABS.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    248.8 cc
  • Mileage
    35 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    132 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    180 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13 litres
  • Seat Height
    800 mm

Pros and Cons Of Bajaj Dominar 250

Pros Of Bajaj Dominar 250
  • Robust Underpinnings
  • Good for long-distance
  • Good power and torque figures
  • Comfortable riding position
  • Balanced suspension set up
  • Pocket-friendly when compared to its competitors.
  • Attractive Design
  • Handy console
  • All-LED headlights
Cons of Bajaj Dominar 250
  • Heaviest in the segment
  • Only two colour options
  • No new looks

4. Bajaj Pulsar N250

Bajaj Pulsar N250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.43 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.46 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.43 Lakh
₹ 1.43 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh

With a tag as the biggest and most powerful Pulsar bike, Bajaj Pulsar N250 undoubtedly is one of the best 250cc engine bikes in India.

The bike gets powered by a smooth 249cc oil-cooled engine, the most powerful motor engine in the Pulsar bikes. It can generate a max power of about 24.1 bhp at 8750 rpm and a max torque of 21.5Nm at 6500 rpm.

The bike comes in two variants, N250 Standard and N250 All Black. The former comes with single-channel ABS, while a dual-channel ABS supports the latter.

Pulsar N250 Std is priced at Rs 1,45,618, while Pulsar N250 All Black is priced at Rs 1,50,417 (ex-showroom Delhi price).

What makes Bajaj Pulsar N250 Special?

  • The bike has an infinity LCD.
  • It is equipped with a USB slot.
  • Both front and rear tyres have disc brakes.
  • The engine is mated with a five-speed gearbox.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    39 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    132 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    162 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14 litres
  • Seat Height
    795 mm

Pros and Cons Of Bajaj Pulsar N250

Pros Of Bajaj Pulsar N250
  • Great Pickup with smooth ride quality
  • The 249 cc engine gives a high-notch performance
  • Seat and Handle heights are perfect for flawless riding
  • One of the best street bikes in terms of looks
Cons of Bajaj Pulsar N250
  • No dual channel ABS in both variants
  • The price is slightly on the higher side
  • Build quality is not up to the mark
  • No Bluetooth connectivity option

5. Bajaj Pulsar F250

Bajaj Pulsar F250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.45 Lakh
₹ 1.47 Lakh
₹ 1.45 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.44 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh
₹ 1.5 Lakh

Alongside Bajaj Pulsar N250, Pulsar F250 was also launched with the same reputation as the N250. After Bajaj discontinued its lead Pulsar bike 220F, these two new bikes are carrying forward the Pulsar legacy.

A 249cc BSVI engine that develops the max power of 24.1 bhp at 8750 rpm and a max torque of 21.4NM at 6500 rpm powers the Pulsar F250. So, the bike’s engine capacity is awe-inspiring at this price range.

The bike comes in 2 variants;

  • Pulsar F250 Std is priced at Rs 1,45,615 and coupled with Single-Channel ABS.
  • Pulsar F250 All Black is priced at Rs 1,50,402 and is coupled with Dual-Channel ABS.

The Pulsar bikes N250 and F250 compliment each other in terms of performance and have a slight change in looks, but a motorcycle with such engine performance under Rs 1.5 lakh is too good to be the best 249cc engine bike in India.

What makes Bajaj Pulsar F250 Special?

  • The bike has a new semi-digital console with an infinity display.
  • Both front and rear tyres have disc brakes.
  • The motor gets a 5-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch function.
  • It is a fuel tank of 14 litres.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    39 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    132 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    164 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14 litres
  • Seat Height
    795 mm

Pros and Cons Of Bajaj Pulsar F250

Pros Of Bajaj Pulsar F250
  • Great Stylish Look.
  • An excellent powerful engine with smooth performance
  • Comfortable ride position with a good spacious seat
Cons of Bajaj Pulsar F250
  • Considerably high price.
  • No Bluetooth connectivity option.
  • Dual-channel ABS is available in only the top variant.

6. Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    36 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight
    161 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    12 litres
  • Seat Height
    800 mm
₹ 1,94 Lakh*

With a Sleek design and sporty look, Suzuki Gixxer looks like a giant on the streets. The bike gets powered by a 249cc BSVI single cylinder, air-cooled SOHC engine.

The engine can generate an impressive max power of 26.13 bhp at 9300 rpm and a max torque of 22.2 NM at 7300 rpm. The clip-on handlebars and split seats offer sportier riding ergonomics.

The bike comes in 2 variants;

  • Gixxer SF 250 Standard is priced at Rs 1,88,459.
  • Gixxer SF 250 Moto Gp Edition is priced at Rs 1,89,195.

What makes Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 Special?

  • A highly comfortable bike to ride
  • Disc brakes on both wheels (front and rear) with dual-channel ABS.
  • The motor gets a 6-speed gearbox.
  • The bike’s weight is 161 kg and has a 12-litre fuel tank.

7. Suzuki V-Strom SX

Suzuki V-Strom SX

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 2,13 Lakh
₹ 2,11 Lakh
₹ 2,14 Lakh
₹ 2,15 Lakh
₹ 2,14 Lakh
₹ 2,13 Lakh

A quarter-litre adventure bike from Suzuki is just good as it is claimed. The Suzuki V-Strom SX gives tough competition to bikes like KTM 250 Adventure, and it has to be on the list of best 250cc bikes in India.

The Suzuki V-Strom gets powered by a 249cc engine that churns out an outstanding performance. The single cylinder, oil-cooled motor develops the power of 26.1 bhp at 9300 rpm and a torque of 22.2NM at 7300 rpm.

The bike’s price is around Rs 2,14,097 (ex-showroom Delhi price) and comes in one variant with one colour option.

What makes Suzuki V-Strom SX Special?

  • The bike incorporates a fully digital instrument cluster.
  • A navigation system, SMS alert, and many other features are also added.
  • The motor gets a 6-speed gearbox.
  • The dual-channel ABS supports both disc wheels.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    38 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    140 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    167 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    12 litres
  • Seat Height
    835 mm

Pros and Cons Of Suzuki V-Strom SX

Pros Of Suzuki V-Strom SX
  • Visual presence
  • Looks like a big ADV bike
  • Relaxed riding
  • Good ergonomics
Cons of Suzuki V-Strom SX
  • Stiff rear suspension
  • Not good on off-road
  • Bad engines
  • Tall saddle

8. KTM 250 Adventure

KTM 250 Adventure

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 2,41 Lakh
₹ 2,44 Lakh
₹ 2,46 Lakh
₹ 2,35 Lakh
₹ 2,42 Lakh
₹ 2,41 Lakh

As the name suggests, the KTM 250 Adventure is an adventure bike priced at Rs 2,37,337 (ex-showroom Delhi price).

The bike is powered by a 248cc engine that is capable of generating hooping power of 29.5 bhp at 9000 rpm and torque of 24NM at 7500 rpm.

The bike might be slightly expensive, but its performance as an adventure sports bike is truly remarkable.

What makes KTM 250 Adventure Special?

  • Switchable dual-channel ABS.
  • The motor is connected to a six-speed transmission.
  • 14.5 litre capacity of the fuel tank
  • Available in two colour options and one variant.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    248 cc
  • Mileage
    38.12 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    140 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    177 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14.5 litres
  • Seat Height
    855 mm

Pros and Cons Of KTM 250 Adventure

Pros Of KTM 250 Adventure
  • Easy to manoeuvre in traffic
  • Smooth and refined engine
  • Lack of electronics and functionality doesn’t hamper off-roading
  • Classy looks
  • Outstanding engine reliability and performance
  • Good hardware
Cons of KTM 250 Adventure
  • Missing spoke wheels
  • Light on equipment and features
  • Not a value-for-money deal
  • Lack of plushness off-road from suspension
  • Highway overtaking demands downshift
  • Poor wind deflection setup
  • No LED headlight

9. Husqvarna Vitpilen 250

husqvarna vitpilen 250

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    248.76 cc
  • Mileage
    31 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight
    166 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    9.5 litres
  • Seat Height
    842 mm
₹ 2,19 Lakh*

A cafe-racer motorcycle for Rs 2,11,390 Husqvarna Vitpilen is a bike to watch out for. The bike is available in only one variant.

Husqvarna Vitpilen 250 gets powered by a 248.7cc BSVI engine. The quarter-litre engine of the bike can develop max power of 29.63 bhp and a torque of 24NM.

The bike shares its engine with the KTM Duke 250 as this production in India is sold through KTM dealerships, and Bajaj carries the production.

The bike looks solid if you go for its body. The Husqvarna Vitpilen 250 is a look-alike amalgamation of a racer bike and a street bike and is one of the most powerful and best 250cc bikes in the Indian market.

What makes Husqvarna Vitpilen 250 Special?

  • Assisted by a multi-disc slipper clutch.
  • Supported by dual-channel ABS with disc brakes on both wheels.
  • The motor is linked to a six-speed manual transmission gearbox.
  • The capacity of the fuel tank is 9.5 litres.

10. Suzuki Gixxer 250

Suzuki Gixxer 250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.83 Lakh
₹ 1.81 Lakh
₹ 1.83 Lakh
₹ 1.85 Lakh
₹ 1.84 Lakh
₹ 1.83 Lakh

The street-fighter version of the Gixxer 250 SF Suzuki Gixxer 250 is another desirable bike in the tally 250cc engine list.

Gixxer 250 gets powered by a 249cc BSVI engine that develops the power of 26.13 bhp and a torque of 22.2 NM. A six-speed gearbox holds the transmission of the bike.

With disc brakes at both ends, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 is assisted by a dual-channel ABS. The bike heads are telescopic up front and mono-shock for the rear.

What makes Suzuki Gixxer 250 Special?

  • The bike has a fuel capacity of 12 litres and a mileage of 35 kmpl.
  • Available in one variant with two colour options; Matt Black and Triton Blue.
  • It has a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    38.5 km/l
  • Top Speed
    130 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    156 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    12 litres
  • Seat Height
    800 mm

Pros and Cons Of Suzuki Gixxer 250

Pros Of Suzuki Gixxer 250
  • Relaxing riding position
  • Good handling
  • Great engine
  • Good in traffic
Cons of Suzuki Gixxer 250
  • Good instrument cluster
  • Small windscreen
  • Brake feel could be better
  • Small 12-litre fuel tank

Conclusion

The 250cc engine segment in India is one where numerous bikes are getting launched every year, and this is the segment where we are seeing different innovations and efforts from the bike makers.

In India, the bikers or daily commuters are always searching for something extra on their bike without digging deep into their pockets. It is the segment where we see the amalgamation of power and performance.

If we have to choose the best 250cc bike in India from the bikes briefed above, then it won’t be fair to choose one because each bike has its positive and negative aspects; it varies from rider to rider.

And if you are also looking to bet on a 250cc engine bike, you will not have to look outside these ten bikes. One of the bikes will match your vibes.

FAQs

Are 250cc engine bikes suitable for rough terrains?

Most of the 250cc engine bikes are made by keeping these factors in mind, and the engine churns out an excellent performance these days. But few bikes might still be unable to deliver the performance you are looking for on high rough roads.

Is a 250cc engine bike good for a new rider?

Anyone who has just learned to ride a bike might face difficulty handling a 250cc engine bike because of its weight and pick-up, but these bikes can offer a lot to learn for new riders.

Which 250cc engine has the best mileage?

Almost every bike in this segment has the same mileage, but if we look out, the best one is the Bajaj Pulsar N250 which can provide a mileage of around 40 kmpl.

How fast can a 250cc engine bike go?

A 250cc engine bike can easily achieve a top speed between 135-145 km; many 250cc bikes are equipped with a 6-speed gearbox.

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