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Best BS6 Adventure Bikes in India Under Rs 5 Lakhs - Hero Xpulse 200 To BMW G310 GS!

Shakti Nath Jha

Car Expert, Editor at 91Wheels

11 Nov 2020

India is one of the largest two-wheeler markets in the world. In this vast two-wheeler market, we get to see different kinds of motorcycles, be it basic commuters, naked streetfighters, fully-faired machines, off-roaders and so on. However, the adventure motorcycle category is getting very popular in India in recent times. Earlier, there were only one or two options to choose from but now, we have plenty of options. So, today we will be listing for you the Top 6 Best BS6-compliant Adventure Bikes that are currently on sale in India under Rs 5 Lakhs.

Best BS6 Adventure Bikes in India under Rs 5 Lakhs

Hero Xpulse 200 BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 1.12 lakhs

Hero Xpulse 200 BS6 is the most affordable adventure motorcycle currently on sale in the Indian market. The new Hero Xpulse 200 is powered by a BS6-compliant 199.6cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine and it also gets Hero's XSens programmed fuel-injection technology. This new BS6 motor churns out 18.08 PS of maximum power at 8500 RPM and 16.45 Nm of peak torque at 6500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Best BS6 Adventure Bikes in India under Rs 5 Lakhs

For suspension duties, it gets telescopic forks at the front with 190 mm of travel and a 10-step rider-adjustable mono-shock absorber at the rear. It gets dual-purpose tubed tyres. The front tyre measures 90/90-21 while the rear one is a 120/80-18-inch unit. The braking duties are performed by disc brakes at either end and it also gets a single-channel ABS. The new 2020 Hero Xpulse 200 BS6 is priced at Rs. 1.12 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 400 BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 1.89 lakhs

Royal Enfield Himalayan 400 was the first successful affordable adventure motorcycle for the mass-market buyers in our country. The new 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by a BS6-compliant 411cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 24.8 PS of power at 6500 RPM and 32 Nm of peak torque between 4000-4500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed constant mesh manual gearbox. The Himalayan is a very capable off-roader.

Best BS6 Adventure Bikes in India under Rs 5 Lakhs

The suspension duties of the motorcycle are performed by telescopic forks at the front with 200 mm of travel while at the rear, it gets a mono-shock absorber with 180 mm of wheel travel. It gets a 21-inch tyre at the front (90/90-21) while at the rear, it gets a 17-inch unit (120/90-17) and these rubbers provide superior grip while being both on as well as off the road. For braking duties, it gets disc brakes at either end with dual-channel ABS as standard. The 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan 400 BS6 is currently priced between Rs. 1.89 lakhs - Rs. 1.94 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Mahindra Mojo BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 1.99 lakhs

Next, we have the Mahindra Mojo in our listicle. The Mojo is not exactly an off-roader but it is an adventure-tourer and can do a bit of casual off-roading too. The new Mahindra Mojo is powered by a BS6-compliant 294.72cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine with Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC). This new BS6-compliant motor churns out 25.7 PS of power at 7300 RPM and 25.9 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Hardware-wise, for suspension duties, the new BS6-compliant Mahindra Mojo gets telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock absorber at the rear. The braking duties on this motorcycle are performed by disc brakes at either end and it gets dual-channel ABS as an additional safety aid. The new Mojo runs on 17-inch tubeless tyres. The new 2020 Mahindra Mojo BS6 is priced between Rs. 1.99 lakhs - Rs. 2.11 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Bajaj Dominar 400 BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 1.99 lakhs

Just like the Mahindra Mojo, the Bajaj Dominar 400 is also not an off-roader but today we are talking about adventure bikes. The Dominar 400 is not just an adventure tourer, it's a hyper tourer. The new Dominar is powered by a BS6-compliant 373.2cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, triple spark, liquid-cooled DTS-i engine. This motor churns out 40 PS of power at 8800 RPM and 35 Nm of peak torque at 6500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. 

The Dominar 400 gets chunky upside-down (USD) forks at the front and a multi-step adjustable mono-shock absorber at the rear. The braking duties on the motorcycle are performed by disc brakes at both the ends and it also gets dual-channel ABS. It rides on 17-inch radial tubeless tyres, the size of the front tyre being 110/70-17 while the rear one is a 150/60 section 17-inch unit. The new 2020 Bajaj Dominar 400 BS6 is priced at Rs. 1.99 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

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BMW G310 GS BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 2.85 lakhs

BMW Motorrad recently launched the new BS6-compliant G310 GS and it has been priced very aggressively. It also gets a bunch of updates over its predecessor. The new BMW G310 GS is powered by a BS6-compliant 313cc single-cylinder, liquid/water-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 34 PS of power at 9500 RPM and 28 Nm of peak torque at 7500 RPM. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. This new G310 GS BS6 also gets ride-by-wire throttle technology and an electronic throttle grip for improved throttle response.

For suspension duties, it gets USD or upside-down forks at the front and a pre-load adjustable mono-shock absorber at the rear. The braking duties are performed by disc brakes at either end and it gets dual-channel ABS as standard. It rides on radial tubeless tyres. Its front tyre is a 110/80 section 19-inch unit while at the rear, it gets a 150/70 section 17-inch tyre. The new 2020 BMW G310 GS BS6 is priced from Rs. 2.85 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

KTM 390 Adventure BS6

Price Starts at Rs. 3.05 lakhs

Finally, the last motorcycle in our listicle is the new KTM 390 Adventure. It was launched early this year and it is the first touring-focused motorcycle from KTM in the Indian markey. The new 390 Adventure is powered by a BS6-compliant 373.2cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This BS6 motor churns out 43.5 PS of power at 9000 RPM and 37 Nm of torque at 7000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Best BS6 Adventure Bikes in India under Rs 5 Lakhs

For suspension duties, the new KTM 390 Adventure gets WP Apex upside-down (USD) forks at the front and a pre-load adjustable mono-shock absorber at the rear. The braking duties on the motorcycle are performed by disc brakes at either end and it also gets KTM's off-road ABS system. The motorcycle rides on a 100/90-section 19-inch front tyre while the rear one is a 130/80 section 17-inch unit. The new 2020 KTM 390 Adventure BS6 is priced at Rs. 3.05 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.

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So, these were the Top 6 Best BS6-compliant Adventure Bikes that are currently on sale in India under Rs 5 Lakhs. Which among these will be your pick? Do share your opinions with 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 the owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.

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