Suzuki Intruder 150 vs. Bajaj Avenger 150 Street - Spec Comparo

09/11/2017 - 09:18 | ,  ,  ,   | Praveen M

The Suzuki Intruder 150 is the most recent entrant in the 150cc cruiser space. Let’s see how it performs against the only rival in the segment- Bajaj Avenger 150 Street.

Suzuki Intruder 150 side view
The design of this motorcycle is unlike any other bike in the segment.

The Bajaj Avenger 150 so far ruled the budget cruiser space in the market. The Avenger has a traditional laid-back American cruiser design with a low stance, circular headlamp, and raked out front forks. The Suzuki Intruder 150 has a more in-your-face design, with numerous curves and twin exhausts. Here’s how the two motorcycles fare on paper when pitted against each other.

Specifications Suzuki Intruder 150 Bajaj Avenger 150 Street
Engine 154.9cc SOHC air cooled 150cc twin spark DTS-I
Maximum Power 14.8 PS at 8,000 rpm 14.54 PS at 9,000 rpm
Peak Torque 14 Nm at 6,000 rpm 12.5 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed 5-speed
Front Suspension 41 mm telescopic fork Telescopic fork with anti-friction bush
Rear Suspension Monoshock Twin hydraulic shock absorbers
Front Brake Disc with single channel ABS 240 mm disc
Rear Brake Disc 130 mm drum
Front Tyre Size 100/80 - 70 - Tubeless 90/90 - 17" 49P
Rear Tyre Size 140/60R - 70 - Radial Tubeless 130/90 -15' 66P
Fuel Tank Capacity 11 litres 14 litres
Kerb Weight 148 kg 148 kg
Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi) INR 98,340 INR 81,459

The Intruder and the Avenger are almost identical on the power output, but the latter loses out on torque output marginally. The Avenger also does come with a rear disc brake, nor a single channel ABS. However, the bike features a 3-litre bigger fuel tank, at 14 litres. This would translate to better cruising range than the Intruder. The Intruder on the other hand, comes with an all-digital instrument cluster, apart from the radical design. Interestingly, the two motorcycles have the same kerb weight.

Bajaj Avenger 150 Street right side at APS 2015
American cruiser enthusiasts will find the Avenger appealing.

The price difference between the two motorcycles is INR 16,881. For that extra money, Suzuki gives you a motorcycle with unique styling, single channel ABS, and LED projector in the headlamp.

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