Suzuki Motorcycles India has launched its all-new 155cc cruiser motorcycle, Intruder in India. The 150cc motorcycle has been launched in a single variant and shares platform, components as well as 154.9cc unit with Gixxer. One must note that the engine continues offering same output, though Suzuki has calibrated the mill for improved performance. Carrying an affordable price, the cruiser goes squarely against Bajaj Avenger 150 in the segment and we bring you a spec-based comparison between the two motorcycles, read on to know more. Check out Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150 price, design, specifications, mileage and other details –
Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150 Design
Based on the same underpinnings as Suzuki’s popular model Gixxer, the new Intruder 150 borrows some components and engine with Gixxer. Proportionally, the cruiser measures 2,130mm in length 805mm in width and 1,095mm in height. It sits on a 1,405mm long wheelbase and the seat height is set at 740mm. Riding on a 17-inch alloys, it features 100/80-17 and 140/60-17 tyres at front and rear. The front end sports a projector headlamp, fuel tank with extended shrouds, LED taillamps and two-piece seat. Rear seems reminiscent of larger bikes from Suzuki. The alloy wheels and digital instrumentation seem to be borrowed from Gixxer 150. In addition to the above bits, it also gets a small visor, signature badging on the fuel tank, twin exhaust system and a flowing design. The cruiser bike can be had in two dual-tone paint schemes including Glass Sparkle Black/Metallic Matte Titanium Silver and Metallic OORT Gray/Metallic Matte Black.
The Bajaj Avenger 150 on the other hand features a wide rear tyre for a stable ride and the low-slung seating position offers a comfortable ride. It additionally features a conventional analog meter, a brand anew Avenger Insignia and a street control handlebar. The black alloy wheels further add to the aggressive look. Also Read – 2018 Bajaj Avenger Launching Next Year
Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150 Price
|Suzuki Intruder 150||Rs 98,340|
|Bajaj Avenger 150||Rs 80,960|
The new Suzuki Intruder 150 share underpinnings, some components and the 154.9cc engine with Gixxer to curb pricing. While the engine outs out same power and torque, it has been tweaked for improved performance. With these changes and new equipment, the cruise has been launched in a single variant priced at Rs 98,340 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Set to rival the baby Intruder in the segment, the Bajaj Avenger 150 is available at Rs 80,960 (ex-showroom, price).
Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150 Specifications
|Suzuki Intruder 150|
|Engine||154.9cc, single cylinder|
|Torque||14Nm @ 6,000rpm|
|Power||14bhp @ 9,000rpm|
|Torque||12.5Nm @ 6,500rpm|
Suzuki has use the same 154.9cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with maximum power of 14.59bhp at 8,000rpm against 14Nm torque at 6,000rpm. This is the same bike that powers the Gixxer twins. It was expected that Suzuki will tune the engine for higher torque, albeit the output remains unchanged and it receives tweaks for improved performance. Suspension mechanism used on Suzuki Intruder 150 comprises telescopic forks at front and a shock rear unit at rear. Stopping power is derived from dual disc brakes at front and rear. It additionally gets a single-channel ABS as a standard provision.
The Avenger 150 Street draws power from the 149cc, DTS-I engine which also powers the Pulsar 150. In terms of power, it makes 14bhp at 9,000rpm against 12.5Nm torque at 6,500rpm.
Suzuki Intruder 150 Vs Bajaj Avenger 150 Mileage
|Suzuki Intruder 150||44km/l|
|Bajaj Avenger 150||40km/l|
Powered by the same 154.9cc unit from the Gixxer series, the cruiser bike returns an impressive mileage of 44km/l.
Powered by the 149cc, DTS-I engine, the Bajaj Avenger returns relatively less fuel economy. That said, the bike is claimed to return around 40km/l.