First unveiled in 2010, Mahindra Mojo 300 has been one of the most awaited motorcycles in India. After having two public displays at 2012 and 2014 edition of the Delhi Auto Expo, and several spied test mules, the Mahindra Mojo is finally ready to hit the Indian two-wheeler market. Bookings for the bike have already commenced at a token amount of Rs. 10,000, while the deliveries are expected to commence by September end or early October, 2015. Upon its launch, the Mojo will rival the likes of Honda CBR250R, KTM Duke 200 and Kawasaki Ninja 250R. Here is spec-based comparison between these affordable sport bikes in India.
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Mahindra Mojo Vs Honda CBR250R Vs KTM Duke 200 Vs Kawasaki Z250- Engine Specifications
Powering the Mahindra Mojo is a fuel injected 292cc, single-cylinder liquid cooled engine with a 4 valve DOHC. This engine is capable of producing a top power output of 27bhp at 9,000rpm along with a top torque of 30Nm. Power is transmitted to roads via a six-speed gearbox.
The Honda CBR 250R is propelled by a 249cc single-cylinder liquid cooled fuel injected engine that produces 26bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 22.9Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. This engine is coupled to a 6-speed gearbox with 1 down and 5 up as its gear shift pattern.
The KTM Duke 200 is powered by a 199.5cc single-cylinder, liquid cooled engine that is capable of producing a top power output of 25bhp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque of 19.2Nm at 8,000rpm. This engine is coupled to a six-speed gearbox that works smoothly with the wet multi-disc clutch.
On the other hand, the Kawasaki Z250 gets a 249cc, parallel-twin, fuel injected engine, which is coupled to a six-speed gearbox. This liquid-cooled motor is good for 32bhp of power at 11,000rpm and 21Nm of torque at 10,000rpm.
Mahindra Mojo (Expected)- 29kmpl
Honda CBR 250R- 29kmpl
KTM Duke 200- 35kmpl
Kawasaki Z250- 28kmpl
Mahindra Mojo Vs Honda CBR250R Vs KTM Duke 200 Vs Kawasaki Z250- Features
The Mahindra Mojo gets an aggressive and bold stance, which add to its sporty looks. The bike is equipped with twin headlamps with LED daytime running lights, black handlebar, body-coloured sump guard, dual-tone seat, sporty dual exhaust and LED taillight. Other features include black finished under-cowl engine, large pillion grab rails, radiator shrouds, front USD forks and golden inverted telescopic fork with matching swing arm.
The KTM Duke 200 on the other side gets digital speedometer and tachometer, digital tripmeter, WP upside down telescopic fork at front and monoshock at the rear. The bike has sporty look and sleek design. It is equipped with alloy wheels, tubeless and wide tyres, big fuel tank and disc brakes.
The Kawasaki Z250 features a massive front, while the tail design is rather simple and offers it a dynamic character. The upright riding position makes it a good bike for both city riding and touring. Its instrument panel accommodates an analogue tachometer with a multi-function LCD screen that displays a wide range of data like trip meters, fuel indicator, etc.
Talking about the Honda CBR 250R, the bike features a full fairing, sculpted body, bulbous fuel tank, chunky rear tyres, stepped seats, an analogue tachometer, analogue instrument cluster that houses speedometer, odometer, trip meter, etc. The overall build quality isn’t impressive.
Price (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)-
Mahindra Mojo (Estimated)- Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 1.85 lakh
KTM Duke- Rs. 1.36 lakh
Kawasaki Z250- Rs. 3.08 lakh
Honda CBR 250R- Rs. 1.68 lakh