Kawasaki India recently launched its latest offering, the W175 in India. Priced at INR 1,47,000 (ex-showroom Delhi), this is the most affordable Kawasaki you can get in India. Thus, if you are looking for an alternative, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise could suit your taste buds as well.
Kawasaki W175 Vs. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 – Variants, Price & Colour Options
The Kawasaki W175 is available in a total of two variants, namely, Ebony and Candy Persimmon Red. The only difference between the 2 variants is the colour options. The standard variant uses the Ebony colour, which gives a dynamic black appearance. Meanwhile, the Special Edition comes with Candy Persimmon Red as a base colour. With this, there’s also a “W” 3D emblem crowned on the fuel tank.
The Kawasaki W175 range starts at INR 1,47,900 ex-showroom for the standard Ebony variant. Meanwhile, the Special Edition with the Candy Persimmon Red costs INR 1,49,000 ex-showroom
Thus, customers can have two colours to choose from. These are, namely, Ebony for the standard trim. And the Candy Persimmon Red for the Special Edition trim.
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220
The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 comes in a single trim. For the colours, customers have two choices. These are, namely, Moon White and Auburn Black.
Pricing for the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 starts at INR 1,39,00 ex-showroom.
Kawasaki W175 Vs. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 – Powertrain
Powering the Kawasaki W175 is a 177cc BS6 engine. The performance figure reads as 12.8 bhp of power and a torque of 13.2 Nm. The equipped gearbox is a 5-speed unit.
Meanwhile, the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 uses a 220cc BS6 motor. This unit makes 18.4 bhp and a torque of 17.55 Nm. Like the W175, the Avenger Cruise 220 also uses a 5-speed gearbox.
Kawasaki W175 Vs. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 – Suspension & Brakes
Both the variants of the Kawasaki W175 make use of telescopic front forks and twin rear springs.
As for the braking setup, W175 uses a single 270mm petal-type rotor at the front. And for the rear, we get a 110mm drum brake. For safety, the motorcycle benefits from a single-channel ABS.
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220
Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 gets telescopic forks with a double anti-friction bush at the front and five-step adjustable twin springs at the back. The braking setup for the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 gets a 280mm disc at the front. Meanwhile, the rear uses a 130mm drum brake. Similar to the Kawasaki, the Cruise 220, too, gets a single-channel ABS.