Honda CB Dazzler or the Suzuki GS 150R, which bike will you choose? Oops, that could strand you in a cross road. For an amateur rider this decision could all the more be difficult, nevertheless this comprehensive analysis of the two good looking bikes might solve your problem. Honda modified the design element of Unicorn to give us the Dazzler. The other hunk Suzuki GS 150 R is an absolute delight as well making your decision a bit more challenging.
At the first glance both Dazzler and GS 150R look real hot and you are sure to feel proud to own either of these bikes. But after improvisation the Dazzler dazzles even better than its older sibling.
While the Suzuki GS 150R is not a show stopper and looks more or less an orthodox 150cc bike around, it still exudes kind of unique charm and looks adorable as well. The headlight and the turn indicators in the front look no doubt sharp, but you will not see any exclusivity feature. However, they along with rear disc brakes add meaning to the looks.
Dazzler has gone through a lovely transition that trapped many youngsters although it seems to have been greatly inspired by Twister. While the Suzuki GS 150 R bears an independent design with a big fuel tank, stylish tail lamps and great body finish, there is nothing that you feel it is outstanding in the bike.
The Dazzler sports a long seat (too dandyish maybe) to keep the pillion rider comfortable and the dashboard is cool, which scores most of the points for the Dazzler.
The two bikes are head to head in terms of looks, but the Dazzler could be the choice of a college rider and the Suzuki GS 150 R might get the votes from all segments for its simplistic yet looks like true commuter bike without showing off too much muscle.
All said Dazzler will still remain the better choice while deciding on looks between the two.
Engine, performance and mileage
The 149 cc engine of the Suzuki GSR generates a maximum power of 13.8 bhp at 8500 rpm and a torque of 13.4 Nm at 6000 rpm. The engine balancer technology used in the bike ensures that the vehicle produces minimal vibrations. The 6 speed gear transmission is plus thing about GSR as it can prove to be very advantageous while riding. But come on let us be practical, can it be used in bumper-bumper ride conditions. I may sound rude but other than mouthful of boasting you can do nothing about the sixth gear in city riding.
The Suzuki GSR can easily touch 100 kmph and you will be surprised that the bike remains steady as rock even at that speed and you are right if you are thinking the bike is a best vehicle on highways. But while handling it in traffic snarl could be a challenging task as the bike is a bit heavy when compared to the Dazzler. The Suzuki GS 150 R gives around 45-55 kmpl of mileage.
The Dazzler is equipped with a 149 cc engine that delivers a power of 14 bhp @ 8500 rpm and the maximum torque of 13 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Long rides could be a pleasure on the Dazzler and it has better pick up in comparison to the GSR. The Honda CB Dazzler is quite easily manoeuvred in the city riding too. But if you will feel that the gear shifting is not so smooth and no matter how many services it would have gone the bike gives out strange and unpleasant noise. Dazzler gives a better mileage of 56-57 a little greater than Suzuki GSR which clocks about 50 kmpl fuel economy.
Colors and Price
The Honda Dazzler is available in gold, red, black and silver with a price tag of Rs 74,800. The Suzuki GS 150 R is available in black, orange, grey and greenish blue with a price of Rs 70, 814.
Definitely Dazzler would get the maximum number of votes for its better looks and style, tubeless tyres, disc brakes in the front and rear, digital console, Honda's engine reliability, the speedy transmission and for its quicker time to attain top speed. If there is anything that Suzuki GS150R can boast of it's gear shift indicator and the 6 speed gear but as said the 6th gear is as good as not there especially when you ride in city.
Keeping these things in mind Honda CB Dazzler would surely make a better choice.
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