Alongwith the majority of its two-wheelers, Bajaj Avenger prices too stands revised. 2019 Bajaj Avenger Street 220, Cruiser 220 and Street 160 are now costlier by a wee bit. The price hike effective since the start of the month sees the Avenger line-up costlier by upto Rs 1,197.
Avenger 220 offerings now costs Rs 1,197 more, and the 160cc offering is costlier by Rs 998. Following the price hike, Avenger 220 Street and 220 Cruise are available at a retail price of Rs 105,088, and Street 160 at Rs 83,251. All prices are ex-sh.
The price hike, which more or less covers all of the manufacturer’s product offerings is a regular development. While a number of manufacturers revised price lists in the previous two months, Bajaj has announced the same in September. The Avenger range price hike is similar to what Bajaj has announced across a majority of it’s range.
Of the entire range, it’s Bajaj 400 that’s going forward with the steepest price hike at 10k. The next highest price increase is reserved for Bajaj P150 Classic, and 150 Neon. Both bikes are now costlier by 4k. The rest of the range has been levied a price revision akin to Bajaj Avenger series nearabouts the 1k mark.
For the auto manufacturer, Bajaj Avenger Street 160 proves to be a great value proposition. As it stands the bike is the most affordable cruiser offering in the country. The smaller cc bike was brought in place of the previously marketed Avenger 180cc.
Price revision across Avenger series is at roughly 1 percent. Street 160 is on offer at an entry price point of Rs 83,251. 220cc Avenger bikes are offered at Rs 1.05 lakhs. The entry level cruiser gets power from a 160cc, air-cooled, carburetted engine that returns 14.8 bhp and 13.5 Nm. Avenger Cruise 220 and Street 220 get power from a 220cc engine that returns 19 bhp and 17.5 Nm.
Bajaj will increase prices once again, either later this year, or at the start of next year. This will be done because the Avenger series will be updated to the BS6 emission norms. This will involve a price hike of 10-15%. Bajaj has confirmed that all their motorcycles will be updated to meet BS6 norms. As of now, the manufacturer is testing the BS6 engines.