TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comparison

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TVS Apache RTR 160
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.05 Lakh
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₹ 97,433
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Compare TVS Apache RTR 160 and Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. 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 TVS Apache RTR 160 starts at ₹ 99,007 and goes up to ₹ 1.02 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 starts at ₹ 92,860 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.04 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the TVS Apache RTR 160 base engine returns 48 kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 base returns 45 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the TVS Apache RTR 160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
159.7 cc
160.3 cc
No Of Cylinder
Max Power
15 bhp @ 8500 rpm
15.2 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
14.6 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Oil Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self / Kick Start
Kick / Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.0 L
12.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
0.5 L
2.4 L
48.00 Kmpl
45.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
Kerb Weight
137 kg
142 kg
2085 mm
2012 mm
730 mm
804 mm
1105 mm
1060 mm
1300 mm
1363 mm
Ground Clearance
165 mm
176 mm
Seat Height
790 mm
805 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
5 Gears
Wet, Multi-Plate
Wet Multi-plate
Chassis Type
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Perimeter Frame
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks With Hydraulic Dampers (105 Mm Stroke)
130mm Fork Travel, Telescopic
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shox (MIG) With Spring Aid
120mm Wheel Travel, Mono Suspension With Nitrox
Front Brake Type
Rear Brake Type
Mechanical Drum
Front Disc/Drum Size
270 mm
240 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
200 mm
130 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90 X 17 (Tubeless)
80/100-17”, 46P Tubeless
Rear Tyre
110/80 X 17 (Tubeless)
110/80-17”, 57P Tubeless
12V, 9 Ah
Maintenance Free
35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face Reflector
60/55 W Bulb Type MFR
Tail Light
0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On Lens
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
6-Spoke Cast Wheel: Light weight, easy to maintain
CBS with Equalizer
Dual Texture Seat Fabric with Stitchline
i3S Technology - Saves Fuel Every Time You Stop
Modern Side Panels
Part-Digital Instrument Cluster
Spider Mag-wheels
Stylish Graphics: Contemporary Looks
Stylish Tail Lamp: Adds to the overall good looks of the bike
Symmetric Head Lamp: Uniform visibility at night
Textured Tail-lamp Bezel
Twin LED Daytime Running Lamps
5-Spoke Split Alloy Wheels
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)
Back-lit Switchgear
BSIV Compliant Engine
Clear-Lens Indicator Lenses
Compact Muffler
Front Disc Brake To Provide Strong Stopping Power
Full Digital Meter
Low Maintenance Seal Chain
Muscular Tank With Attractive Graphics
Powerful 160cc HET Engine
Sharp LED Head Lamp
Wider Radial Rear Tyre
Wider Rear Tyre
X-Shaped LED Tail Lamp
Large 220 Mm Diameter Rear Disc
New-Design 5-Spoke Type Wheels
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