India has emerged as the world’s biggest two-wheeler market in the world, leaving behind even China. The size of the motorcycle industry can be estimated from the fact that more than 50,000 motorcycles are sold here every day. In fact, commuting by a bike in a metro city is more convenient as it is quite easy to maneuver in heavy traffic. Also, a bike gives more mileage as compared to a four-wheeler which means more kilometers per litre.
But not all bikes have good resale value in the second -hand market. Some bike age faster in the pre-owned bike market which obviously is undesirable.
If you want to buy a bike that has more resale value, then below are some best resale value bikes in India that sell like hotcakes in the second-hand bike market.
Royal Enfield Classic 350
The Royal Enfield bikes are always in hot demand in the used bike market. However, the bike that is in demand the most is the Royal Enfield Classic 350. The bike is best selling Royal Enfield bike in India that carries forward the company’s legacy. The bike is powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that churns out 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. The company claims a fuel efficiency of 37km/l. The carburetor fed bike tops the sales chart for the company. The bike is priced at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1.39 Lacs ex-showroom.
Royal Enfield Classic 500
Another Royal Enfield bike which is popular in the used bike market is the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Dual Disc.
The bike has a round headlight and a single saddle which adds a retro look to the bike. The Royal Enfield Classic 500 is one of the hot favorite bikes among young riders. This is the reason the bike has good resale value in the used bike market. The bike is powered by a 499cc fuel injected engine that produces 27 bhp of power and 41.30 Nm of torque. The bike is priced at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1.76 Lacs.
Hero Splendour Plus
The Hero Splendour Plus is one of the best-selling bikes for the Hero Motorcycles brand in India. In fact, the bike broke all sales records of automobiles in India. The bike is extremely popular in rural areas due to its low maintenance and simple design. This commuter bike is powered by a 97.2cc engine that pumps out an 8.2bhp of power and 8nm of torque. The bike claims a mileage of 81km/l.
Bajaj CT 100
The Bajaj CT100 is a popular commuter bike in the metro and rural areas. The bike is counted as one of the best -selling motorcycle for the Bajaj company. The bike comes to life due to a 99.27cc, four-stroke air-cooled engine that is mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The engine pumps out an 8.1bhp of power and 8.05Nm of torque. The CT100 claims a mileage of 82km per litre and a top speed of 90km/hr.
TVS Star City Plus
The 109kg TVS Star City Plus is the updated version of the legendary bike Star city that was a big success for the homegrown motorcycle brand. The new star city gets some cosmetic updates like new side panel grills, a redesigned visor, and stainless-steel muffler guard, a five-step adjustable rear suspension, alloy wheels, and a semi-digital instrument cluster. The bike is powered by a 109cc, single-cylinder air-cooled engine that provides 8.3bhp of power and 8.7Nm of torque derived from a 4-speed gearbox. The bike is claimed fuel efficiency of 86 km per litre. The bike is priced at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 46,000.
Honda CB Unicorn 150
The Honda CB Unicorn 150 is a commuter bike that won millions of hearts with its build quality and low maintenance. The bike was the first to get a mono shock suspension. The bike was briefly discontinued in the year 2015 but later relaunched with updated features compliant with new norms. The new bike is powered by a 149.2cc engine that pumps out 12.73bhp and 12.80Nm of torque. The bike has a high demand in the used bike market due to its high reliability and good build quality. The bike is priced at an ex-showroom of Rs. 70.42K.