Do you really think muscle men would win the hearts ?. The new arrival from Suzuki is a perfect rival for Bajaj. From all these years Bajaj never had any opponent that can compete with their Avenger, but not today. The rivalry between Intruder and Avenger would be the best thing to watch because both comes under entry level cruiser motorbike segment. The first thing to be noted that is new Suzuki Intruder is priced a bit higher than Avenger. The ex-showroom price of Avenger 150 is₹ 84,733 whereas Intruder is ₹ 1.05 Lakh on road.
When it comes to engine description Suzuki Intruder is powered with 155cc, singe-cylinder, carbureted engine and Bajaj Avenger 150 comes with 150.0 cc, singe-cylinder, Carburettor engine. Both bikes has Air Cooled system. Intruder produces peak power of 14.59 bhp @ 8000 rpm and peak torque of 14 Nm @ 6000 rpm whereas Avenger produces peak power of 14.34 bhp @ 9000 rpm and peak torque of 12.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Both has 5 speed gear transmission system. The fuel tank capacity of Avenger is 14 L whereas Intruder is 11 L.
The braking system is so advanced in Intruder, it has got both front and rear Disc brakes with ABS facility whereas Avenger only has Disc at front and Drum at back and it doesn’t offer any ABS. Both bikes has Telescopic suspension at front but Avenger comes with feature of Anti Friction Bush. The rear suspension of Intruder is Swing Arm Type and Avenger is Twin Shock Absorbers. The overall dimension of Suzuki Intruder is 2130 mm*805 mm*1095 mm whereas Bajaj Avenger is 2177 mm*801 mm*1070 mm.The kerb weight of both Intruder 150 and Avenger are same 148 kg. Suzuki intruder offer higher fuel efficiency than Avenger(40 Kmpl) which is 44 Kmpl.