Bajaj raises prices of some motorbikes in India: Details here
Bajaj Auto has raised the prices of certain bikes in India, including the Avenger Cruise 220, Dominar 250, and Dominar 400. Following the latest price revision, the vehicles have become costlier by up to Rs. 5,000 and now start at Rs. 1.33 lakh. As for the highlights, the three models have sporty looks and draw power from BS6-compliant engines.
Why does this story matter?
Due to rising input costs, almost all automakers in India are increasing the prices of their models and Bajaj Auto is no exception. The Avenger Cruise 220, Dominar 250, and Dominar 400 have been up for grabs here for a long time and are part of a very competitive segment. Hence, their rising prices may prompt buyers to look for motorbikes from other brands.
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220
The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 has a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, high-set handlebars, a digital instrument console, a halogen headlamp, an LED taillight, and spoked wheels. It draws power from a 220cc, fuel-injected engine that makes 18.76hp/17.5Nm, and is linked to a 5-speed gearbox. A front disc brake, a rear drum brake, and single-channel ABS ensure the safety of the passengers.
Bajaj Dominar 250 and Dominar 400
Bajaj Dominar 250 and 400 have a muscular fuel tank with extensions, a digital instrument cluster, a dual-barrel exhaust, an all-LED lighting setup, and alloy wheels. The former runs on a 248.77cc engine that generates 26.6hp/23.5Nm, while the latter is fueled by a 373.3cc motor that puts out 39.4hp/35Nm. For the passengers' safety, there are disc brakes on both the wheels and dual-channel ABS.
What about their pricing?
In India, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is costlier by Rs. 973 and is priced at Rs. 1.33 lakh, while the Dominar 250 has received a price hike of almost Rs. 5,000 and now costs Rs. 1.64 lakh. After a hike of Rs. 4,500, the Dominar 400 falls in the price bracket of Rs. 2.12-2.17 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).