2016 Hero Achiever 150 vs Honda Unicorn 150 vs Bajaj V15 – Comparo

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016 - 7:55pm IST

Following is an on-paper comparison between the 2016 Hero Achiever 150 and its closest rivals – the Bajaj V15 and the Honda Unicorn 150.

Hero Achiever 150 vs Bajaj V15 vs Honda Unicorn 150

On the powertrain front, all motorcycles are powered by a 149 cc engine though the Bajaj makes the lowest power output at 11.8 bhp, though its torque output is the highest at 13 Nm. All motorcycles are paired to a 5-speed gearbox.

Where the Bajaj V15 and Hero Achiever weigh between 134-138 kg, the Honda Unicorn is the heaviest of the lot at 146 kg. The Unicorn is also the longest in terms of overall length and wheelbase. Similar to the Bajaj V15, the Unicorn is also equipped with a 13 liter fuel tank.

Where the Hero Achiever and Honda Unicorn sport 18-inch wheels at the front and rear, the Bajaj V15 gets an 18-inch wheel up front and a 16-inch at the rear. Also to be noted is that the Bajaj V15 and Honda Unicorn offer a front disc brake as standard, whereas this is optional on the Hero Achiever. When equipped with the front disc though, all three motorcycles sport a 240 mm up front and a 130 mm drum brake at the rear.

2016 Hero Achiever 150 70 special edition with Mr. Pawan Munjal
The 2016 Hero Achiever 150 is available in drum and disc variants.

In terms of pricing, the Honda Unicorn 150 is the most expensive at 69,476 whereas the Hero Achiever drum brake variant has the lowest price of INR 61,800.

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