7 Most fuel efficient motorcycles on sale in Africa
Fuel efficiency of a bike, being of prime importance among African buyers, there is this one tag question that every buyer asks at the time of purchasing a bike - ‘Kitna Deti Hai?’. So here are the 7 most fuel efficient bikes on sale in Africa.
Hero HF Deluxe Eco
Mileage 82.9 kmpl
Price – INR 47,011
Hero HF Deluxe Eco is also the most efficient version of the HF Deluxe. It offers fuel efficiency of 82.9 kmpl through a single cylinder, air cooled, four stroke 97.2 cc engine offering 8.24 bhp power at 8,000 rpm and 8.05 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm mated to a 4 speed transmission. Top speed is at 87 kmph and kerb weight is at 107 kgs.
Hero Passion Pro i3S
Mileage – 84 kmph
Price – INR 49,122
This premium commuter two-wheeler offering, not only attracts buyers due to its high level of fuel efficiency but it also gets updated features. Electric start and alloy wheels are offered as standard. Ride posture is more upright and hence more comfortable and the long flat seat makes it more pillion friendly as well.
15 years from launch, the Hero Passion Pro continues to be among the top 5 best selling motorcycles in Africa. It is powered by a 97.2cc air cooled engine offering 8.3 PS power at 8,000 rpm and 8 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm mated to a 4 speed gearbox sending power to rear wheel.
TVS Star City Plus
Mileage – 86 kmpl
Price – INR 45,390
TVS Star City Plus, Africa's first 110cc bike is offered in 3 versions and 10 different color options. It is at No. 5 on the list of most fuel efficient bikes in the country and gets its power from a Ecothrust 110cc DLi engine offering 8.4 PS power at 7,000 rpm and 8.7 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm mated to a 4 speed gearbox and offering fuel efficiency of 86 kmpl.
Hero Splendor Pro
Mileage – 90 kmpl
Price – INR 50,115
Hero Splendor Pro is powered by a 97.2cc APDV air cooled engine offering 8.36 PS power at 8,000 rpm and 8.05 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm mated to a 4 speed gearbox. It gets features such as adjustable rear suspension, 18” wheels and a restyled instrument console. Side stand indicator, silver alloy wheels, new headlamp cluster and a restyled fuel tank are among its new features.
Mileage – 95 kmpl
Price – INR 36,905
TVS Sport available in 3 versions - Kick Start Spoke, Kick Start Alloy and Electric Start Alloy. It is powered by a 99.7cc single cylinder, 4 stroke engine offering peak output of 7.5 PS and peak torque of 7.5 Nm mated to a 4 speed gearbox. The bike weighs 97 kgs and offers excellent power to weight ratio. It has kerb weight of 108.5 kgs and fuel tank of 12 liter capacity.
Mileage – 99.1 kmpl
Price – INR 32,653
Bajaj CT100 which offers 99.1 kmpl fuel efficiency is powered by a 99.27 cc single cylinder engine offering 8.1 bhp power at 7,500 rpm and 8.05 Nm torque at 4,500 rpm. Power is sent to rear wheel via a 4 speed gearbox while top speed stands at 90 kmph.
Mileage – 104 kmpl
Price – INR 42,650
Bajaj Platina is powered by a 102cc Twin-Spark DTSi engine offering 8.10 bhp at 7,500 rpm and 8.60 Nm at 5,000 rpm. It offering top speed of 90 kmph and is presented in three color options of red, black and blue. Electric start is also among its features.