Bikes are perhaps the most preferred modes of transportation in India particularly because they can easily pierce through the traffic and save fuel too. Average Indian consumers prefer bikes because they get good mileage and they are reliable on Indian roads. If you take a look at the bike companies in India you will see that it is dominated by the top players such as Honda, Bajaj and Hero. Despite of being a heavily crowded market, there’s still scope for new bike entrants.
In this article we will tell you about 10 top best bikes 300CC-400CC in India 2018. Please bear in mind that the price might vary slightly based on tax structure in different states.
10. Benelli TNT 300
If looks could kill then Benelli TNT 300 would be a killer in this category of bikes. It was launched in the Indian market with other bikes, but this one clearly stands apart for its cool design, awesome performance and a host of wonderful features. If you consider pricing then the Benelli TNT 300 is clearly one of the most affordable Benelli bikes you can buy in India. The model is available in only one variation and there are four attractive colors you can choose from – Verde, Rosso, Nero and Bianco. It gives you a mileage of 25 kmpl which is not bad for a 300cc bike.
The Benelli TNT 300 comes powered by a liquid cooled 300 cc engine that can easily churn out 37.73 bhp @ 11,500 rpm. It comes equipped with 6 gears and a manual gear box. The fuel tank capacity of the bike is 16 litres and the reserve fuel capacity is 3 litres. The bike delivers a fuel efficiency of 25 kmpl and a fuel efficiency range of 400 km. Some of the other features of TNT 300 include disc brakes, alloy wheels, tubeless tyres, radial wheels, low oil/ fuel indicators, electric start and LED tail lamp.
Price: Rs. 3,83,918.(ex-showroom price)
9. Mahindra Mojo XT300
This is a super stylish and high performing bike from the stable of Mahindra, a brand that is known in every Indian household. Mojo XT300 comes powered by a liquid cooled 295 cc engine and it is capable of churning out 26.45 bhp @ 8,000 rpm. It is known for delivering a mileage of 25 kmpl. It boasts a top speed of 147 kmph, and the model is available in four attractive colors – Glacier White, Charcoal Black, Volcano Red and Sunburst Yellow.
The mojo XT300 is Mahindra’s flagship motorcycle and the company has promoted it as a tourer. It comes with a stylish long seat, a comfortable upright handle bar, and Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres. The Mahindra Mojo is basically an impressive and highly practical motorcycle. It boasts a tank capacity of 21 litres which is the highest in its category. With a fully loaded tank, the bike can easily cover a distance of 600kms.
Some of the other noteworthy features of this bike are disc brakes, tubeless tyres, chain drive transmission type, radial tyres, fuel injection system, low oil/ low fuel indicator, low battery indicator and so on.
Price: Rs. 1,99,677. (ex-showroom price)
8. Kawasaki Ninja 300
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes from the house of Japanese manufacturers. It is a significant upgrade over the Ninja 250R, which was considered as the world’s favorite 250cc bike until 2008. When this position was challenged by CBR 250R, Kawasaki brought its Ninja 300 to the market. The stylish design of this model clearly differentiates it from its predecessors.
The bike comes equipped with a 296cc, liquid-cooled parallel twin engine that is capable of delivering 39bhp and 28Nm of torque. The weight of the engine has been significantly reduced by using lighter pistons, sleeveless cylinders, redesigned head, crank case and oil pan. The engine becomes equipped with a six speed gear box.
Some of the other features of Kawasaki Ninja 300 include disc brake type, front disc, rear disc, 17 inches wheel, alloy wheels, tubeless tyres, digital speedometer, manual gearbox, TCBI with Digital Advance.
Price: Rs. 3,29,945. (ex-showroom price)
7. Yamaha YZF-R3
Yamaha, the name is enough to explain the power and performance delivered by the bikes from this brand. The models have highly evolved over the years to give you feature rich, more detail and more powerful models. The Yamaha YZF-R3 has an eye catching appearance and it comes loaded with amazing features to make it stand top in the game.
The YZF-R3 is available in only one version and it boasts a mileage of 22 kmpl. It comes in two different colors such as Black Lightning and Racing Blue. It is powered by a 321cc engine which is capable of delivering 41bhp and 27Nm of torque. It comes with a six-speed mesh gearbox. It sports two 10-spoke alloy-wheels that add to the lightweight design of the bike.
Some of the other features of the bike worth mentioning are liquid cooled 321 cc engine, manual gearbox with 6 gears, two valves per cylinder, chain drive transmission type, disc brakes, tubeless tyres, alloy wheels, 2-piston caliper type, electric start and so on.
Price: Rs. 3,48,000. (ex-showroom price)
6. KTM RC390
The KTM RC390 model comes with a wide variety of updates but it lacks a few features that you can find in KTM 390 Duke. However, you cannot ignore the significant improvements in this bike than its predecessors. One of the most significant improvements is the addition of a more comfortable seat. Other than that, the adjustable levers, wider mirrors and ride-by-wire throttle make the bike more comfortable to use.
It comes equipped with a liquid cooled 373.20 cc engine which looks traditional with its side mounted design along with its BS4 emission requirements. The engine churns out a maximum power of 42.30 bhp. Some of the other features of KTM RC390 include Electronic Fuel Injection, manual gearbox type, six gears, chain drive transmission, digital speedometer, low oil/ low fuel indicator, low battery indicator, disc brakes, alloy wheels and so on.
Price: Rs. 2,39,507. (ex-showroom price)
5. KTM 390 Duke
The KTM 390 Duke has evolved a lot since it was launched. Whether you take the engine power or performance, everything has changed and become better with time. The bodywork of the 390 Duke is minimal and it looks inspired by 1290 Super Duke. It is powered by a liquid cooled 373.20 cc engine that is capable of churning out 42.90 bhp @ 9,000 rpm. The full tank capacity of the bike is 13.50 litres and it gives a mileage of 23 kmpl. The recorded fuel efficiency range for this bike is 310 km.
The bike comes equipped with a ride-by-wire throttle which removes the jerkiness of the previous 390 Duke Model. It comes with an LED headlamp that features a ‘split’ design similar to Super Duke. It also has a TFT LCD instrument display enhanced with Bluetooth connectivity.
Price: Rs. 2,42,704. (ex-showroom)
4. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350
Thunderbird 350 is called so for a reason! The bike is actually capable of dashing at a speed of 107 km per hour. It comes in 5 exciting colors – Stone, Asphalt Marine, Lightning, and Flicker. It comes equipped with an air cooled 346 cc engine that is capable of churning out maximum power 19.80 bhp @ 5,250 rpm. It comes with disc brakes and Transistorized Coil Ignition (TCI).
The fuel tank capacity of the bike is 20 litres, and it gives a mileage of 30 km per liter. It comes with fuel indicator and low oil indicator so that you know when you need to stop and get a tank full. Some of the other noteworthy features are disc brakes, rear disc, 2-Piston caliper, LED headlight and tail light, low fuel indicator and so on.
Price: Rs. 1,50,019. (ex-showroom)
3. Royal Enfield Bullet 350
Bullets by Royal Enfield boast an unbeatable class of their own. The Bullet 350 is available in two exciting variations – modern version with electric start and the original old school RE without a disc brake. Bullets by RE have highly evolved over these years but even today they are true to its essence.
Bullet 350 is powered by an air-cooled 346cc single-cylinder four stroke engine and it is capable of delivering 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. It boasts a maximum speed of 95kmph. Other features that make this bike special are five-speed gearbox, two spark plugs per cylinder, halogen bulb headlight, analogue speedometer, drum brake type, and 2-Piston caliper.
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 boasts a mileage of 37 kmpl and a top speed of 130 kmph. It comes in 8 different colors such as Ash, Silver, Chestnut, Redditch Green, Black, Lagoon, Redditch Red, and Redditch Blue.
Price: Rs. 1,16,476. (ex-showroom)
2. Bajaj Dominar 400
The Bajaj Dominar 400 is one of the best selling bikes in this range and it comes from the house of Bajaj. It is a higher model than the Pulsar range and it boasts an appearance that’s ready to slay your heart. It comes equipped with a powerful 373cc fuel injected liquid cooling engine that delivers a max power of 34.50 bhp @ 8,000 rpm. When it comes to comfort and convenience, the bike is second to none.
Some of the other features of the bike include rear disc brake, twin spar frame, LED headlamp, shift light, twin trip meters, tubeless tyres, alloy wheels, and radial tyres. Awesome performance, great appearance and incredible power make the Dominar 400 one of the best bikes within the 300cc-400cc range.
If you seeking a high capacity bile that delivers out of the world performance then you cannot go wrong with this one. It comes in three exciting shades – Twilight Plum, Midnight Blue and Moon White.
Price: Rs. 1,48,043. (ex-showroom)
1. Royal Enfield Classic 350
Royal Enfield Classic 350 stands true to its name and it’s actually royal like its name. It is retro designed coupled with a plethora of amazing features make it one of the top 10 bikes in 300cc to 400 cc category. Feature-wise it might not be as good as Classic 500 or Thunderbird but that does not make it any less popular.
The Classic 350 comes powered by a 346cc engine that delivers 28Nm of torque and 19.8bhp of power. This bike features all the characteristics of a typical Royal Enfield, and it is definitely one of the best models offered by the RE stable. Other features include front disc, 2-piston caliper, 19 size wheel, and analogue speedometer to name a few.
The bike delivers a mileage of 37kmpl. It is available in 8 different colors – Ash, Silver, Lagoon, Chestnut, Redditch Red, Black, Redditch Green and Redditch Blue.
Price: Rs. 1,39,308. (ex-showroom)
Gone are those days when Indian customers had to import the high capacity bikes. Today they are readily available in the market with assembling done in India.
We hope the above list of top 10 bikes 300CC-400CC in India 2018 helps you pick the one that’s perfect for you.