Which bike is better between Mahindra Centuro and Bajaj Platina ES?
Following are the key differences between both bikes:
Mahindra Centuro is powered by 106.7cc Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, Air cooled, MCi-5 engine which produces maximum power of 8.5 PS @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 8.5 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Bajaj Platina 100 ES is powered by 102cc Single cyl, 2-valve, DTS-I with ExhausTEC engine, which produces maximum power of 8.2 ps @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 8.6 Nm @ 5000 RPM
• Brakes (Front/Rear)
Mahindra Centuro: Petal Disc – 240 / Drum – 130
Platina 100 ES: 110 Drum / 110 Drum
• Dimensions (L×W×H)
Mahindra Centuro: 2031mm×735mm×1111mm, seat height is 800mm, fuel tank capacity is 12.7 ltrs and kerb weight is 126 kgs
Platina 100 ES: 2000mm×840mm×1060 mm, seat height is 798mm, fuel tank capacity is 11.5 liters, kerb weight is 108 kg.
The ARAI certified mileage of Mahindra Centuro is 85.4 kmpl while of Platina 100 ES 96.7 kmpl.
• Price (Ex-showroom Delhi as on 05.10.2015)
Centuro (Disc Brake) Rs. 51,300
Platina 100 ES Rs. 45,252
Considering all these differences Bajaj Platina 100 ES seems to be better a choice as it is more fuel & cost efficient than Centuro and has little better torque, although Centuro has little better power and possess disc brake on front wheel but it is also around Rs. 6,000 expensive than Platina 100 ES if we compare ex-showroom price.