125cc segment is a segment which occupies the least market share in Bangladesh although am a big fan as this is a segment which not only give the comfort of 110cc segment but at the same time gives some power to catch the 150cc motorcycles. In this list I will talk about the Top 5 125cc commuting motorcycles in Bangladesh which are currently available in the market.
Top 5 125cc Commuting Motorcycles In Bangladesh
- Honda Shine SP – 1,26,900 BDT
Shine SP is known to be one of the most reliable motorcycle in our country. The current model has a 125 cc engine which produce 10.2 BHP @ 10.2 NM of Torque.
With 80 section tyre at both front & rear & disc brake as standard this bike also features side air scoop on the side of the fuel tank, digital analog speedomter, seal chain, longer seat & 5 step adjustable rear suspensions. Honda also claims that this bike HET tyres to decrease the friction of the tyre with the tarmac & increase fuel efficiency.
Hero Ignitor – 1,20,900 BDT
With disc brake at front as standard the latest edition having Integrated Braking System (IBS) this is the only 125cc commuting motorcycle coming from India with a bigger 90 section tyre. We in Bangladesh love a bit fatter tyre then standard & Hero answered that to us thankfully.
It is a very fun bike to ride which can provide a mileage of 52-55 kmpl in Dhaka city which we found out during the testing of this bike. With adjustable rear suspension & comfortable seat this bike can tackle both the bad roads of Bangladesh as well as can corner very fast compare to many machines in this segment. The engine of the bike is powerful too, it produces 11.1 BHP & 11 NM of Torque.
- Bajaj Discover 125 – 1,33,500 BDT
It is technically the same design as it was ages ago, but with improve engine, a new meter console. The engine has DTS-i technology from Bajaj & produces 10.9 BHP & 10.8 NM of Torque. Over the past few years Discover 125 has been one of the top selling bike in this segment due to Bajaj’s having over 400+ sales point in Bangladesh & spare parts are easily available & are cheap compare to many in this segment.
- Haojue KA135 – 1,22,000 BDT
All Haojue bikes are something special whether it is DR160, TR150 or this. This bike has a 135cc carburator feeding engine which produces 10.7 BHP & 11.3 NM of Torque.
The bike feature a fully digital speedometer, single piston disc brake up front as standard, comfortable adjustable rear suspensions. When we tested the bike we found a mileage feedback of 42- 45 kmpl in Dhaka city & it has a very unique colour option which is very rare in this segment.
- Yamaha Saluto – 1,24,000 BDT
Yamaha has one commuting motorcycle for the Bangladeshi market that is the Saluto. Which has proper rear suspension to give a comfortable ride on the bad roads of Bangladesh.
The bike feature an analog speedometer & during our testing we found a mileage feedback of 52 kmpl in Dhaka city. The longer seat is one of the talking point of this bike as it is soft, long & comfortable for two people to seat on it.
With current pandemic biker are becoming very very popular. Most people are going towards budget friendly commuting motorcycles but for the people who have a budget of around 1.25 lac plus minus they can choose one of the above ride which will give them a taste of some power close to 150cc segment & at the same time the comfort & ergonomics of a 100-110 cc commuting motorcycle.