By: Anonymous: Angad ()  Wednesday, 08 September 2010 @ 05:29 AM ICT (Read 3824 times)  

I live in Thailand. And I want to purchase a bike for personal use.
I wanted a 200cc above bike and was confused between tiger 250 rs and honda
phantom 200cc.
Is honda 200cc a better buy in terms of
1. better reliability of wear and tear(engine, gear box, controls)?
2. better service?
3. low maintainance?
4. better mileage

Please do advice.

By: taichiplanet (offline)  Thursday, 09 September 2010 @ 08:47 PM ICT  

They are different styles of bikes; the Phantom is a cruiser/touring style bike and the Tiger Boxer 250RS is a sports style bike.

Both are reliable and have good parts and service backup. Fuel consumption i don't know but the Phantom is about 20 kg heavier.
Servicing and parts would be about the same. I think the Phantom is no longer being made but there should be plenty of parts around for a while.

Really the only decision you need to make is which feels better for you to ride.

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