The cheapest and one of the most popular cruisers in World is the Avenger series. It’s latest one is the 2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180. It gets a modern street design with the blacked out engine and alloys. Moreover, it gets Bajaj’s grunty yet frugal engine, which delivers a good mileage figure with a comfortable ride.
Bajaj Avenger is a classic cruiser with good mileage figure and a comfortable riding quality. Since its launch in 2005, it has been a sought out cruiser. It gets the perfect cruiser body with its stretched out handlebars over the sleek fuel tank. The first model came with spoke wheels and front disc brakes and an economical 180cc engine. Now, the latest version is the Avenger Street 180. It gets a modern street look, with heavy black inserts on the bike. The body and the stance remain the same as the normal Avenger, just there are heavy cosmetic updates. The bike is priced at Rs 85,997 (ex-showroom), which makes it the cheapest cruiser in World. However, unlike its competitors, it misses out on a lot of features. Read along to know the price, mileage, top speed and specifications of the Sporty cruiser.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Price
|Price (ex-showroom)||Rs 85,997|
Bajaj has launched the 2018 Avenger Street 180 at an ex-showroom price of INR 85,997. This makes this bike stand amongst the cheapest cruiser bikes which are currently on sale in World. This price makes it cheaper by around Rs 15,000 than its nearest rival, the Suzuki Intruder.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Design
In its aesthetics, the Avenger Street 180 rembles quite a lot to the 150 and 220. That said, the additional chrome and new body graphics lend the cruiser its own distinctive profile. Additional new features include a high-set handlebar, newly designed fuel and revised seats with better cushioning. The all-black treatment given to the cruiser gives it a sporty appeal. In the front, it gets black alloys with front disc brake. The headlamp cowl is a little smaller which stacks the new LED DRLs. As earlier, it gets the fuel reading on the fuel tank. In the rear, a newly designed step up seat comes with a side rail.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Engine
A single cylinder, 180 cc engine powers the new Avenger Street 180. The power output of this motor stands at 15.2 BHP along with the torque of 13.7 NM. The engine uses oil-cooled technology. This engine is paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Mileage
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13 Litres|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||3.8 Litres|
|Riding Range||700 KMs|
110 KMPH (approx)
The cruiser is powered by the same 180 cc engine found on the Pulsar. The oil-cooled engine gives a mileage figure of 45 KMPL on highways and around 40 KMPL in the city. It gets a fuel tank capacity of 13 Litres and a reserve capacity of 3.8 Litres. The riding range of this bike on a full tank is around 700 Kms. The claimed top-speed of this bike is around 110 KMPH.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180-Features
The new Street 180 comes with a host of features. Primarily is offers a revised seat, a smaller cowl, LED DRLs, alloy wheels, a new grab rail along with an all-black theme. Also included in the mix are matte black exhaust pipes and Aluminum finished heat shield and tips. Mechanically, the rear suspension is engineered to travel 12% more, allowing better ride quality and comfort. Visually, Street 180 gets new body colours, graphics and a larger Avenger badge. The 220cc version of the Street gets some more features.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Dimensions
|Kerb Weight||150 Kgs|
|Ground Clearance||169 mm|
The new Avenger Street 180 measures 2210 mm in length, 806 mm in width and 1070 mm in height. The wheelbase of this cruiser stands at 1480 mm. while the ground clearance at 169 mm. The kerb weight of the cruiser is around 150 Kgs.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Chassis, Brakes And Suspension
Tubular Double Cradle
Telescopic with 130mm fork travel
|Brakes (F)||260 mm Disc|
|Brakes (R)||130 mm Drum|
The cruiser is built on a Tubular double cradle chassis. In the front, it uses telescopic suspension and in the rear, it uses twin suspension. The front wheel uses 260mm disc brakes and the rear wheels use 130 mm drum brakes.
Also Read: Best Cruiser Bikes In World under INR 2 Lakh
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Competition
Currently, it has no other cruiser in its price range. The nearest one is the Suzuki Intruder 150, which is priced Rs 15,000 more. However, the Intruder offers some modern looks and a better feature list. Barring the Suzuki cruiser, the other competition it receives is from the Royal Enfield bikes like the Classic 350, Electra and Thunderbird 350. However, the RE bikes cost a lot more than the Avenger. The Bajaj cruiser is the only one under Rs 1 Lakhs, which makes it more preferable. It still gives the old-school cruiser feeling, however with some outdated features.
2018 Bajaj Avenger Street 180- Overview
|Model||Bajaj Avenger Street 180|
|Average Mileage||42 KMPL|
LED DRLs, alloy wheels, semi-digital instrument console, low hung stance, Improved seating, Sporty Design
|Safety Features||Front Disc brake|
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