Which bike is best between Yamaha R15, Pulsar 200RS and Duke 200?
Pulsar 200RS and Duke 200 are same segment bikes as they are powered by 199.5cc engine while YZF R15 is powered by 149.8cc engine, maximum power produced by 200RS is 24.5 PS, by Duke 200 25.6 and by R15 is 17 PS.
In terms of braking, Bajaj offers optional ABS (anti-lock braking system) in its RS 200 while the R15 and KTM make no such offer. Kerb weight of the R15 is 136 kg, of 200 Rs is 165 kg while of Duke 200 is just 129.5 kg.
The ARAI certified mileage of YZF R15 is 47 kmpl, Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is 45 kmpl and of Duke 200 is 35 kmpl.
If we compare the ex-showroom New Delhi prices of these bikes as on 25.09.2015 then KTM Duke 200 is the most expensive here at Rs. 1.38 lakhs, while RS 200 is at Rs. 1,20,000 (non ABS), Rs. 1,32,000 (ABS) and YZF R15 is at Rs. 1,14,200
Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is definitely a worthy bike with its lowest price tag. RS 200 gets optional ABS (single-channel) at Rs. 1.32 lakhs which is still Rs. 6000/- cheaper than the non-ABS Duke 200. Not to forget, the Pulsar is more practical to ride on a daily basis than the KTM, making most of the money you spend.
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