Saturday, July 13, 2024

Discover the Bajaj Freedom 125: India’s First CNG Bike – All You Need to Know


Bajaj Auto has unveiled a groundbreaking innovation in the motorcycle industry with the launch of the Freedom 125, the world’s first CNG motorcycle. Priced starting at Rs 95,000 ex-showroom, this eco-friendly bike offers several compelling features that make it a must-have for riders looking for cost-effective and sustainable transportation.

Bajaj Freedom

Specifications of the Freedom 125

The Bajaj Freedom 125 is powered by a 125cc air-cooled engine capable of producing 9.5 hp and 9.7 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a five-speed gearbox, providing a smooth and efficient ride. The motorcycle features a unique dual-fuel system with a 2-litre CNG tank and a 2-litre petrol tank, allowing riders to switch between petrol and CNG modes easily. This setup delivers an impressive range of 330 km, making it ideal for long-distance travel.

Bajaj Freedom Performance

Key Features of Bajaj Freedom 125

  • Engine and Performance: The 125cc engine ensures robust performance with a top speed of 90.5 km/h on CNG and 93.4 km/h on petrol.
  • Dual-Fuel System: A single filler cap for both fuels simplifies refueling.
  • Mileage: The bike offers excellent mileage, covering up to 102 km per kilogram of CNG, significantly reducing running costs.
  • Braking and Suspension: The Freedom 125 comes with telescopic front forks, a rear monoshock, and a front disc brake (on top variants) with a combined braking system for enhanced safety.
  • Wheels and Tires: It rides on a 17-inch front wheel and a 16-inch rear wheel with varying tire sizes depending on the variant.

Advanced Features

The Freedom 125 boasts a negative LCD instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity on the top-end variant, offering modern functionality for tech-savvy riders. The bike also features what Bajaj claims to be the longest motorcycle seat in the world at 785 mm, ensuring maximum comfort for both the rider and pillion.

Mileage and Cost Efficiency

Riding on CNG, the Freedom 125 significantly cuts daily fuel costs by 50%, potentially saving owners up to Rs 75,000 over five years compared to a traditional 125cc petrol motorcycle. This makes it an economical choice for daily commuters and long-distance travelers alike.

Price and Variants of Bajaj Freedom 125

The Bajaj Freedom 125 is available in three variants:

  • Base Variant: Rs 95,000 (ex-showroom)
  • Mid Variant: Rs 1.05 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • Top Variant: Rs 1.10 lakh (ex-showroom)

Color Options

The Freedom 125 comes in five vibrant colors:

  • Pewter Grey
  • Ebony Black
  • Racing Red
  • Cyber White
  • Caribbean Blue

How to Book

Bookings for the all-new Freedom 125 are now open on the Bajaj Auto website and across its dealership network. Initially, deliveries will begin in Maharashtra and Gujarat.


With the launch of the Freedom 125, Bajaj Auto has set a new benchmark in the motorcycle industry. Combining eco-friendly technology with cost efficiency, this bike is poised to revolutionize urban commuting in India. Whether you’re looking for a daily commuter or a long-distance ride, the Freedom 125 promises to deliver on all fronts.

This innovative motorcycle not only addresses the need for sustainable transportation but also offers significant savings, making it a smart choice for the environmentally conscious rider.

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