Bajaj Auto recently revised the price for the Dominar 250, making it Rs 16,800 cheaper than before. The quarter-litre motorcycle is now available for Rs 1,54,176 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Here we list the alternatives that potential buyers can consider in the same price range.
Bajaj Pulsar RS200 (Rs 1,61,805)
Bajaj Auto’s fully-faired RS200 retails at a premium price tag over its quarter-litre sibling. The motorcycle packs features such as a twin-pod headlight, an LED taillight, LED turn indicators, a semi-digital instrument cluster, and a clip-on style handlebar. The RS200 uses a 199.5cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 24.2bhp at 9,750rpm and 18.7Nm of peak torque at 8,000rpm.
KTM 125 Duke (Rs 1,60,320)
KTM’s entry-level model in the Indian market is available at a marginal premium over the Bajaj Dominar 250. The Austrian motorcycle draws styling cues from its bigger siblings. The mechanical specifications include a 124cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that makes 14.3bhp and 12Nm. The 125 Duke packs hardware such as a halogen headlight, an LED taillight, LED turn indicators, and a fully-digital instrument cluster.
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 (Rs 1,52,100 – Rs 1,54,200)
The Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 is available in a similar price range as the Dominar 250. The 155cc Yamaha motorcycle features a clip-on style handlebar and sporty ergonomics along with features such as a twin-pod LED headlight, an LED taillight, and a digital instrument cluster. Mechanical specifications on the YZF-R15 V3.0 include a 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor that produces 18.37bhp at 10,000rpm and 14.1Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm.
Yamaha MT-15 (Rs 1,42,900)
The naked roadster variant of the YZF-R15 V3.0, the MT-15 is available at a lower price tag than the Bajaj Dominar 250. The roadster model from the Japanese manufacturer shares its mechanical specifications with the YZF-R15. The 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine on the MT-15 produces 18.23bhp at 10,000 and 13.9Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. The feature list on the motorcycle comprises an LED headlight, LED taillight, and a digital instrument cluster. Unlike the YZF-R15 V3.0, the MT-15 packs upright ergonomics that make it more comfortable to ride than its fully-faired sibling.
Yamaha FZS-25 (Rs 1,39,300)
The Yamaha FZS-25 is the direct rival to the Bajaj Dominar 250 in the Indian market. The Japanese manufacturer had recently announced a price cut for its quarter-litre motorcycle, bringing the ex-showroom tag down from Rs 1,58,600 to Rs 1,39,300. The FZS-25 uses a 249cc, single-cylinder engine that makes 20.5bhp at 8,000rpm and 20.1Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm. The feature list on the motorcycle includes full-LED lighting, a windscreen at the front, and knuckle guards.
All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi