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BMW R nine T Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 comparison

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TVS Apache RTR 160
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 17.48 Lakh
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₹ 85,413
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Compare BMW R nine T and TVS Apache RTR 160

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R nine T Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R nine T starts at ₹ 17.48 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 18.33 Lakh for top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the TVS Apache RTR 160 starts at ₹ 89,418 and goes up to ₹ 1.02 Lakh for top-end model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nine T base engine returns 22 kmpl. The TVS Apache RTR 160 base engine returns 48 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nine T gets a 1170 cc that produces 110 bhp peak power. The TVS Apache RTR 160 comes in a 159 cc that produces 15 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc159.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 1
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7750 rpm15 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 2
Fuel Delivery Electronic intake pipe Injection Carburetor
Cooling System Air/oil-Cooled Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self / Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 18 L12 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3 L0.5 L
Mileage 22 Kmpl48 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 396 km576 km
Kerb Weight 208 kg137 kg
Length 2110 mm2085 mm
Width 900 mm730 mm
Height 1240 mm1105 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1300 mm
Ground Clearance N/A165 mm
Seat Height 805 mm790 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically Operated Wet, Multi-Plate
Chassis Type Four-part frame concept with front frame and three-part rear frame, load-bearing engine- gearbox unit Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Front Suspension Upside-down telescopic forks, 46 mm fixed-fork-tube diameter Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers (105 mm Stroke)
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload fully adjustable by handwheel, adjustable rebound-stage damping Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shox (MIG) With Spring Aid
Front Brake Type Dual Discs Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Drum
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm270 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm130 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17 90/90 x 17 (Tubeless)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17 110/80 x 17 (Tubeless)
Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance Free 12V, 9 Ah
Headlight Halogen 35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn lens with Multi-Face Reflector
Tail Light LED 0.5W LED- Twin triangle with prism on lens
Speedometer AnalogueDigital
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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