Price list: Best bikes in Nepal under Rs 3 lakhs

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Motorcycles are the most used vehicle in Nepal. They are not only used as commuter essentials but also for travelling a long distance and nowadays as a medium for earning as well.

There are big companies like Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Bajaj competing in the two-wheeler market in Nepal. We have already provided the list of most fuel-efficient bikes in Nepal, which can be very handy for the commuter segment. But, those bikes may not look so stylish and have enough power if you want to travel a long way. So, if you want some style and power, we bring you the list of best motorbikes you can purchase for less than Rs 300,000 in Nepal.

8. Hero Splendor iSmart 110

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Starting our list is Hero Splendor iSmart 110 that comes with a 109.15 cc refined engine, generating the maximum power of 8.98bhp @ 7500 rpm. The bike is lightweight and has an elegant design that is perfect for the heavy traffics and narrow roads of Nepal. This is Hero’s first bike with i3S technology, which helps the bike to be more fuel-efficient and smart than its competitors. Other features in this bike include sports graphics, an always-on headlamp and tubeless tyres. Upon purchase, the company provides 30% off on engine oil, 7% on spare parts and five years’ warranty.


Engine typeAir-cooled, four-stroke two-valve single-cylinder OHC
DimensionsLength: 2,015mm
Width: 770mm
Height: 1,055mm
Ground clearance: 165mm
Max power8.98 BHP @ 7500 rpm
Max torque9 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Top speed92 kmph
Mileage61 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity8.5 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre: 80/100-18 – Drum
Rear tyre: 80/100-18 – Drum
Braking systemIntegrated brake system (IBS)
Kerb weight115 kg
Available coloursRed, black-silver, black-red, black-blue

The price of Hero Splendor iSmart 110 is Rs 183,500.

7. Honda CB Shine

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Honda CB Shine is one of the bestselling bikes in Nepal. It is also one of the most popular fuel-efficient bikes in Nepal. This is the best fuel-efficient bike in this category. Compared to competitors, Honda Shine is an excellent commuter, packing in good styling and decent performance. This vehicle packs an automatic headlamp, trendy front visor, modern and stylish graphics, tubeless tyres and a chrome finish muffler. It also has a five-step adjustable suspension making it a comfortable ride in all the pitch conditions.


Engine typeAir-cooled, Single-cylinder, four-stroke, SI engine
DimensionsLength: 2,012mm
Width: 762mm
Height: 1,090mm
Ground clearance: 157mm
Displacement124.7 cc
Max power10.57 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max torque10.30 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Top speed93 kmph
Mileage65 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity10.5 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre: 80/100-18 – Drum (Disc optional)
Rear tyre: 80/100-18 – Drum
Braking systemStandard braking
Kerb weight123 kg
Available coloursBlack, brown, grey, blue, red, rebel red, white

The price of Honda CB Shine is Rs 225,900.

6. Hero Xtreme 200R

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The only 200cc bike in this category, Hero Xtreme is also the most powerful bike with a max torque up to 17.1Nm@ 6500 rpm. The Xtreme 200R features all-new chassis and a new rear sub-frame for balanced and smoother power delivery. It also includes a seven-step adjustable rear Mono-shock suspension. The bike gets disc brakes at both ends and also a single-channel ABS unit as standard fit, becoming the only bike in this segment to have ABS as a standard safety feature. At this price point, Hero Xtreme 200R is the most affordable bike in the 200 cc segment.


Engine typeAir-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, two-valve, OHC
DimensionsLength: 2,062mm
Width: 778mm
Height: 1,072mm
Ground clearance: 165mm
Max power18.4 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max torque17.1 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Top speed115 kmph
Mileage42.75 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12.5 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre100/80-17 – Disc
Rear tyre130/70-R17 – Disc
Braking systemSingle-channel ABS
Kerb weight 148 kg
Available coloursRed, silver, blue

The price for Hero Xtreme 200R in Nepal is Rs 295,500.

5. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

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One of the best bikes in the category, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V generates a max power of 16.62PS at 8000 rpm and a max torque of 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. It uses a combination of oil-cooling and air-assist cooling. Apache RTR 160 features a race-theme refined engine, excellent comfort, and best-in-segment performance. The bike gets its outlook and most of its features from its older sibling, Apache RTR 200. The bike is pretty fast and can go from 0-60 km in just 4.2 seconds. Along with the speed, the handling of the bike is also pretty comfortable and the bike has very good suspensions that make riding comfortable in every pitch condition.


Engine typeOil-cooled with air assist,SI, four-stroke, four-valve
DimensionsLength: 2,035mm
Width: 790mm
Height: 1,050mm
Ground clearance: 180mm
Displacement159.7 cc
Max torque16.62 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max power14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Top speed114 kmph
Mileage40 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre: 90/90-17 – Disc
Rear tyre: 130/70-R17 – Disc
Braking systemStandard
Kerb weight147 kg
Available coloursRacing red, racing blue and racing Black

The price for TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is Rs 294,900.

4. Honda CB Unicorn 160

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Honda CB Unicorn is one of the most loved bikes in Nepal. Honda CB Unicorn 160 comes with simplicity but gives an adequate performance to match up with the competitors. It has comfortable riding dynamics and the riding posture is upright. It has a classic always on the headlamp, an aerodynamic AHO front visor and an elegant muffler. Other features include a maintenance-free battery, Honda eco-technology and tubeless tyres.


Engine typeAir-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, SI engine (Carburetor)
DimensionsLength: 2,045mm
Width: 757mm
Height: 1,062mm
Ground clearance: 150mm
Displacement162.71 cc
Max power14.01 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max torque13.95 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Top speed106 kmph
Mileage62 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre: 80/100-17 – Disc
Rear tyre: 110/80-17 – Drum
Braking systemStandard
Kerb weight 134 kg
Available coloursMetallic, red, grey, black, blue, white

The price for Honda CB Unicorn 160 is Rs 274,900.

3. Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 ABS

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Bajaj Pulsar is the most popular bike in Nepal. It is a naked sports bike as the NS here represents the same. It has got an aggressive muscular styling which made the bike popular in both the Indian and Nepali markets. It has got its looks from the popular NS 200. Not only the appearance, but the bike also has a powerful twin-spark DTS-i Fi engine. To match up that power, the bike is safeguarded by the best in class ABS braking, making the braking possible over any surface. The bike also has wider tubeless tyres and alloy wheels along with Nitrox mono suspension, making the handling very comfortable on any surface. Not only stylish, but the new Pulsar is also powerful and ultra-safe as well.


Engine typeOil-cooled, four-stroke, SOHC four-valve, twin spark DTS-i engine
DimensionLength: 2,012mm
Width: 803.5mm
Height: 1,060mm
Ground clearance: 168 mm
Displacement160.3 cc
Max power15.5 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max torque14.6 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Top speed118 kmph
Mileage40 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12 litre
Tyre sizesFront tyre: 90/90-17 – Disc
Rear tyre: 120/80-17 – Disc
Braking systemSingle-channel ABS
Kerb weight156 kg
Available coloursGrey, mirage white, and wild red

The price for Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 ABS is Rs 303,900.

2. Suzuki Gixxer

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One of the best selling bikes in India as well as in Nepal, Suzuki Gixxer’s design has been derived from its older sibling GSXR. This naked bike is one of the best in its class, both in performance and in looks. Powered by a 154.9cc single-cylinder engine, it has a max power of 14.6 PS and a peak torque of 14Nm. Along with good mileage, this bike also gives the rider the needed power and comfort for long rides. The acceleration of the bike is pretty amazing for a 150cc. Other features include a maintenance-free battery, trip metre, engine kill switch, tubeless tyres, and gear indicators.


Engine typeSingle-cylinder, air-cooled, carburetor engine
DimensionLength: 2,050mm
Width: 785mm
Height: 1,030mm
Ground clearance: 160mm
Max power14.6 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max torque14 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Top speed115 Kmph
Mileage40-45 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12 litres
Tyre sizeFront tyre: 100/80-17 – Disc
Rear tyre: 140/60-17 – Disc
Braking systemSingle-channel ABS
Kerb weight135 kg
Available coloursBlack, red, and blue

The price for Suzuki Gixxer 2018 is Rs 283,900.

1. Yamaha FZ-FI V2.0

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Yamaha has always been one of the most trusted motorcycle brands in the country. The FZ version 2.0 is the second generation of the FZ series. Powered by a single-cylinder 149cc FI engine, it can generate a max power of 13.2 BHP at 8000 rpm and a max torque of 12.8Nm at 6000 rpm. It is also one of the most fuel-efficient bikes in this category and is a perfect one for the cities of Nepal. Not only it is a good commuter bike, but it also provides good performance for long trips. Yamaha FZ FI v2.0 is a good choice for anybody looking to transition over to the FI engine without going over the budget. Other features in this bike include its sporty graphics, fuel-injection engine, split seats, radial tyres and digital instrument metre.


Engine typeAir-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, Two-valve SOH
DimensionLength: 1,990mm
Width: 770mm
Height: 1,050mm
Ground clearance: 160mm
Displacement149 cc
Max power13.2 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max torque12.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Top speed110 kmph
Mileage50 kmpl
Fuel tank capacity12.8 liters
Tyre sizesFront tyre: 100/80-17 – Disc
Rear tyre: 140/60-17 – Drum
Braking systemNormal
Kerb weight133 kg
Available coloursBlue and black

The price for Yamaha FZ-FI V2.0 is Rs 284,900.

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Subba was a tech and auto writer at Onlinekhabar until December 2022.

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