While we saw every major player in the Indian motorcycle market playing its bet in the middleweight segment (300-500 cc) and a huge rise in the demand for the same, the market of fuel-efficient bikes still ruled the sales charts for the year 2017. In fact, as far as the best fuel efficient bikes of the year are concerned, with the introduction of Suzuki Intruder 150 and the success of Bajaj Avenger 150, Indian buyers once again showed why the nation is the second largest market for daily commuters and fuel efficiency is one of the prime ingredients for success in India.

When it comes to buying a new motorcycle in India, one of the major factors that act as a deal breaker is the kind of fuel economy on offer. ‘Kitna deti hai’ is still the quintessential question that every buyer has on his mind, as a majority of the bikes sold, belongs to the commuter segment and most people prefer fuel economy over speed.

Since this is not a secret, automakers are well aware of it and they have at least one offering in their lineup that’s meant to give as much as mileage as possible. Every year, there comes a list of best fuel efficient bikes and continuing this praxis, here we are with the list of best fuel efficient bikes of 2017 that won our hearts with their overall appeal as well as their mileage quotient.

Best Fuel Efficient Bikes Of 2017

1. Bajaj Pulsar NS 200

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Engine: Single-cylinder, liquid-cooled

Displacement: 199.5 cc

Max Power: 23.5 bhp @ 9,500 rpm

Max Torque: 18.3 Nm @ 8,000 rpm

Fuel Delivery: Carburetted

Transmission: Six-speed

Front Brake: 280 mm disc

Rear Brake: 230 mm disc

ABS Offered: Yes (Optional)

Kerb Weight: 152 kg

Price: Rs 97,715 and Rs 109,715 For ABS (ex-showroom Delhi)

Fuel Consumption: 35 KMPL (Average)

2. TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi

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Engine: Single-cylinder, oil-cooled

Displacement: 197.75 cc

Max Power: 20.7 bhp @ 9,000 rpm

Max Torque: 18.1 Nm @ 7,000 rpm

Fuel Delivery: Electronic Fuel Injection (FI)

Transmission: Five-speed

Front Brake: 270 mm disc

Rear Brake: 240 mm disc

ABS Offered: Yes (Optional)

Kerb Weight: 148 kg

Price: Rs. 1,08,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the ABS version

Fuel Consumption: 40 KMPL (Average)

3. Bajaj Pulsar NS 160

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160
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Engine: Single-cylinder, oil-cooled

Displacement: 160.3 cc

Max Power: 15.2 bhp @ 8500 rpm

Max Torque: 14.6 Nm @ 6500 rpm

Fuel Delivery: Carburetted

Transmission: Five-speed

Front Brake: 240 mm disc

Rear Brake: 130 mm drum

Kerb Weight: 142 kg

Price: Rs. 86,265 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Fuel Consumption: 45 KMPL (Average)

4. Hero Glamour Fi

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Engine: Single-cylinder, air-cooled

Displacement: 124.8 cc

Max Power: 9 bhp @ 7000 rpm

Max Torque: 10.35 Nm @ 4000 rpm

Fuel Delivery: Electronic Fuel Injection (FI)

Transmission: Four-speed

Kerb Weight: 129 kg

Price: Rs.74,238 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Fuel Consumption: 65 KMPL (Average)

5. Suzuki Gixxer SF Fi ABS

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image source: maxabout

Engine: Single-cylinder, air-cooled

Displacement: 154.9 cc

Max Power: 14.6 bhp @ 8000 rpm

Max Torque: 14 Nm @ 6000 rpm

Fuel Delivery: Carburetted

Transmission: Five-speed

Front Brake: 266 mm disc

Rear Brake: 240 mm disc

ABS Offered: Yes

Kerb Weight: 140 kg

Price: Rs 99,312 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Fuel Consumption: 55 KMPL (Average)

Given the number of fuel-efficient options available in the market, it gets rather confusing when it comes to getting to know which motorcycle does it best. While doing so can be a cumbersome process, choosing one among these five best fuel efficient bikes of 2017 will save you the trouble.

Moreover, apart from the Hero Glamour Fi every other mention on our list of best fuel efficient bikes of 2017 also offers great drivability for daily commute and a good amount of grunt for highways.

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