The country’s cheapest full-faired bike Hero Xtreme 200S 4V was launched yesterday in four-valve version. The ex-showroom price of the new model is Rs 1.41 lakh. The motorcycle will produce 6 percent more power and 5 percent more torque, according to Hero MotoCorp. Yamaha FZ 25 will fight with Xtreme in the market. So which one will suit you? Let’s find out through comparison.
Yamaha FZ 25 is more attractive in terms of design
The Yamaha FZ 25 bike comes with a muscular 14 liter fuel tank, LED head lights, wide handlebars, sleek taillamps, upswept exhaust, split style seat, and LCD instrument cluster. On the other hand, On the other hand, the Hero Xtreme 200S 4V features a 12.8-litre fuel tank, slim LED headlamps, taller handlebars, full fairing, upswept exhaust, a stepped-up seat and an LED taillamp. 17-inch alloy wheels are available on both models.
Both bikes have disc brakes and dual channel ABS
To maintain rider safety, both the Yamaha FZ 25 and Hero Xtreme 200S 4V models feature dual-channel ABS with two-wheel disc brakes. Telescopic front and monoshock units are provided at the front and rear respectively to handle the suspension duties.
The engine of Yamaha FZ 25 is more powerful
Powering the Yamaha FZ 25 is a 249 cc, air-oil cooled, single cylinder engine. From which maximum power of 20.5 HP and torque of 20.1 Nm is available. On the other hand, the Hero Xtreme 200S 4V has a 200 cc, well cooled, four valve, single cylinder engine. It will produce 18.8 HP of power and 17.35 Nm of torque. A five-speed manual gearbox is present on both models.
Which bike you buy will be beneficial
Hero Xtreme 200S 4V is priced at Rs 1.41 lakh (ex-showroom). Where Yamaha FZ 25 costs Rs 1.51 lakh (ex-showroom). Although priced higher, the Xtreme 200S 4V is a step ahead of the FZ 25 due to its aggressive design and more powerful engine.