Updated On: 4 June 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Yamaha Motor India recently slashed the price of the Yamaha FZ 25 BS6 by a huge margin. The price of the FZ 25 has been reduced by up to Rs 20,000 and it is currently the most affordable quarter-litre motorcycle on sale in the country. Also, this capable 250cc motorcycle now falls in the range of 200cc motorcycles and so in this article, we have listed the top three best alternatives to the new 2021 Yamaha FZ 25 BS6. Let's have a look at them.
Before we begin with the alternatives, let's have a quick look at the engine specification of the Yamaha FZ 25. The FZ 25 is powered by a BS6 compliant 249cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 20.8 PS of maximum power at 8000 RPM and 20.1 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The new Yamaha FZ 25 BS6 is now priced at Rs 1,34,800 and the FZS 25 has been priced at Rs 1,39,300. All the prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi.
Instead of the FZ 25, if you want a fancy maxi-scooter with loads of features, you can pick the new Aprilia SXR 160. The new SXR 160 is powered by a BS6 compliant 160cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, three-valve, four-stroke, SOHC, fuel-injected engine. This new BS6 motor churns out 11 PS of power at 7100 RPM and 11 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a CVT. The Aprilia SXR 160 BS6 is priced at Rs. 1.26 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is the most feature-rich 200cc bike in India. It is powered by a BS6 compliant 197.75cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine and this motor churns out 20.5 PS of power at 8500 RPM with 16.8 Nm of torque at 7500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and it gets TVS' Race-Tuned (RT-FI) fuel-injection technology with GTT or Glide Through Technology feature. The new 2021 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V BS6 is currently priced in India at Rs. 1.34 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
Finally, the last motorcycle on this list is the Royal Enfield Bullet 350. For the same amount of money, instead of the FZ 25, one can buy the Royal Enfield Bullet 350. The new RE Bullet 350 is currently powered by a BS6 compliant 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 20.07 PS of maximum power at 5250 RPM and 28 Nm of peak torque at 4000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 BS6 is currently priced from Rs. 1.35 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
So, these were the top three best alternatives to the new 2021 Yamaha FZ 25 BS6. Now, among these five motorcycles, which one will be your personal pick? Do feel free to share your thoughts and opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more amazing motoring updates.