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TVS HLX 15O Vs BOXER BM 150:Which is the most reliable?

Boda Boda is a convenient means of transport to find your way around the streets of any Kenyan city. A boda boda is a taxi motorcycle that is common to almost all African cities. There are many motorcycle brands that are manufactured for commuter functions. The most common brands are the Boxer BM 150 and TVS HLX 150.Read this article carefully if you are considering to enter boda boda business. I am going to compare the two. Read on.

TVS Star HLX 150.

Engine specifications.

Boxer 150:4 Stroke spark ignition petrol engine. The engine has a150 cc displacement and is Natural air cooled.

TVS Star HLX 150:150cc 4 stroke petrol engine that is natural air cooled.


Boxer 150:4 Speed manual transmission with a chain final drive on the rear wheel.

TVS Star HLX 150:4 Speed manual transmission. The transmission type is constant mesh. Constant mesh transmission is much quieter during operation and it is less likely to damage the gear teeth.

Boxer BM 150.


Boxer 150:Telescopic 125mm fork travel suspension on the front wheel and a 100mm SNS shock absorber on the rear.

TVS Star HLX 150:105mm telescopic fork travel on the front and an adjustable 5 step hydraulic shock absorber at the rear.

Fuel Tank.

Boxer 150:11.0 Liters.

TVS Star HLX 150:12.0 Liters with a 2 liter reserve.


Boxer 150:130 mm drum on the rear and the front.

TVS Star HLX 150:130mm drum. Internal expanding shoe type.

Kerb Weight.

Boxer 150:123Kg.

TVS Star HLX 150:119Kg.

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