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Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a 160cc sports bike at a starting price of Rs. 1.36 Lakh in India. Pulsar NS160 gets disc brakes in the front and rear, apart from this it weighs 152 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 12 liters. The Pulsar NS160 has a five speed gearbox. It is offered in a single variant and four beautiful colours. Considering the price and specs Pulsar NS160 is a tough competition to TVS Apache RTR 160, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and Yamaha FZS-FI V3.
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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Specifications

  • Engine160 CC
  • Max Power17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
  • Fuel Capacity12 Liters
  • No Of Gears5 Speed
  • Kerb Weight152 Kg
  • Max Torque14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Features

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The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a 160cc bike based on the NS200 platform, the bike comes with a smaller engine but retains a lot of the same design and features as the NS200.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 costs Rs 1,36,736 (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes in 4 colour schemes, Ebony Black, Pearl Metallic White, Pewter Grey and Cocktail Wine Red.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Design

The Pulsar NS160 shares the same design as the NS200, the same aggressive styling with the muscular fuel tank, split seat setup and the sharp halogen headlamp that gives the bike an overall sporty streetfighter look. The bike also comes with a tyre hugger in the rear that comes quite handy during the monsoon season keeping muck and splashes away without much trouble.

Features of Bajaj Pulsar NS160

The Pulsar NS160 features a semi-digital instrument cluster that displays a lot of information, from speed, revs and fuel level along with other things such as a clock, odometer and tripmeter readings. With the 2023 update, the console now gets more features like a gear position indicator, real time mileage and distance to empty readouts. The bike still misses out on smartphone connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation, something other competitors have.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Engine

The Pulsar NS160 comes with a 160.3cc single-cylinder air and oil-cooled engine, with a 5-speed transmission and produces 17.2PS at 9000rpm and 14.6Nm at 7250rpm.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Suspension, Brakes & Other Details

The NS160 is built on a perimeter frame, and gets a 33mm inverted fork at front and a preload-adjustable Nitrox monoshock at the rear. Braking is handled by a 300mm disc at front and 230mm disc at the rear with Grimeca callipers and dual channel ABS as standard. The bike gets 17-inch alloys wrapped in 100/80-section front and 130/70 section MRF Nylogrip Zappers. It comes with a kerb weight of 151 kg.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Rivals

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 rivals the Suzuki Gixxer, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, the Yamaha FZ-S Fi V4, the Hero Xtreme 160R 4V in the 150-160cc naked segment.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price start at Rs. 1.36 Lakh (Ex-Showroom). Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is offered in only one variant - STD 2023.

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Pulsar NS160 STD 2023

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Pros and Cons

  • Pulsar NS160 Advantages

    It packs a pretty powerful engine, Shares the capable perimeter frame with larger Pulsars, Stopping power is pretty good.

  • Pulsar NS160 Disadvantages

    Engine refinement could have been better, It isn’t feature-rich like its segment rivals, It is the heaviest 160cc motorcycle.

  • Expert's Conclusion

    While the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 BS6 might not have many tangible features to justify the price hike due to BS6 norms, it more than makes up for it with raw performance. In fact, it is the most powerful motorcycle in its segment, making it ideal for enthusiasts who prioritise performance over anything else.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Expert Review

The Bajaj NS series was an iconic motorcycle lineup and when the series was first launched with the NS200, it showcased Bajaj Auto’s impressive performance and engineering capabilities. The NS160 is the NS200’s smaller sibling. Let’s find out whether it’s worthy of the NS badge:


The NS160 retains the same design as the NS200, including the sharp and muscular fuel tank, beefy side section thanks to the exposed perimeter frame, sleek tail portion with split seat setup. The addition of the inverted fork as part of the 2023 update has made the bike look more muscular. That said, it’s still hard to differentiate it from the NS200 if it weren’t for the stickers.

Engine, Mileage & Performance

The NS160 is powered by a potent 160.3cc air and oiled cooled single cylinder engine that’s  linked to a 5-speed gearbox. The engine produces 17.2PS at 9000rpm and 14.6Nm at 7250rpm. It is happy to be revved hard, and the power delivery is slightly higher between 5500rpm to 9000rpm.

Handling & Ride Quality

With the inverted fork and monoshock, the suspension tuning is the same as the Pulsar NS200. But with less weight, the suspension feels a bit firm and as a consequence, the rear tends to toss the rider when ridden over small but sharp bumps. The bike now feels a lot more planted when riding in the city as the wider tyres have brought it a lot more stability. However, the fatter tyres has made the bike slightly less nimble, but  overall this isn’t a deal breaker.


The riding posture is a bit to the sporty side but it's not too committed thanks to the raised clipons so riders won’t have to worry about discomfort. The slightly rear-set footpegs could’ve been positioned a bit lower as the current layout makes the lower body feel a little cramped. The seat cushioning is good enough to ensure the rider is comfortable in both city commutes and on long rides. It’s important to note that the overall ride quality might be a bit firm, especially on rough roads because of the rear suspension tuning, as mentioned earlier.


Features wise, the Pulsar NS160’s semi-digital instrument cluster gets added bits like  real time mileage and distance to empty readout along with a gear position indicator. Despite these, it still isn’t on par with its modern rivals. Bajaj should’ve included smartphone connectivity with at least turn-by-turn navigation in the NS160.

Should you buy the Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

Overall, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a mixed bag, and the updates have improved certain aspects at the cost of others. But justifying the NS160 as a choice is hard considering the fact that its own sibling, the Pulsar N160 does everything the NS160 does but in a nicer way, not to mention offer more features.

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  • Pulsar NS160: A Fun and Sporty Bike

    I have been enjoying the Pulsar NS160 for its sporty performance and affordable price tag. The bike looks sharp and stylish with its split grab rails and split seats. The 163 cc engine produces good power and acceleration makes the bike fun to ride specially in the city. The bike handles well around corners due to its rear monoshock suspension and rear disk brake. The bike comes with features like an all digital instrument cluster and LED headlamps which enhance the sporty appeal. Though the seat can be feel slightly stiff.

  • amazing performance

    Pulsar NS160 gives a very decent performance and list of good features. It looks very attractive and is a affordable bike. It provides good riding posture and gets dual-channel ABS system. It has a entry level sports bike in india and is also a fuel efficient. The plastic bodywork has a decent quality and is a very sleek design. It can be easily handle on different types of road and its handling is one of the best in the segment. It gives good tyres and brakes set up but lack of some modern features.

  • I have driven minimum 2 years

    I have driven minimum 2 years in this bike, It was too good, It has good mileage provide, Literally it is a best for youths

  • Dynamic Performance Redefined

    With the Bajaj Pulsar NS160, you have authority in a fragile package. With its satiny face and rapid-fire interpretation, this sportbike is full for thrilling lifts through megacities. Its working medium bestows upon it the authority and frugality of dynamism needed for trading in metropolises and weekend sorties. The Pulsar NS160 is seasoned with features that ameliorate messaging and control, as well as slice- edge attack. introductory original screen measures inseminate trust in excursionists as they explore themegacity.However, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is the full choice, If you want a bike that gives administration in a satiny and movable design.

  • Happy driving

    Very nice bike iam very happy driving this bike thank you for bajaj team and adhitya bajaj

  • Pulsar NS160 Redefines Thrilling Rides.

    With the Bajaj Pulsar NS160, you have administration in a fragile body. With its satiny expression and rapid-fire- conflagration interpretation, this sportbike is ideal for thrilling lifts through megacities. Its working out medium bestows upon it the administration and economy of energy needed for trading in cosmopolises and weekend sorties. The Pulsar NS160 is seasoned with features that meliorate messaging and control, as well as slice- bite rush. preparatory initial movie measures inculcate trust in sightseers as they probethemegacity.However, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is the comprehensive liberty, If you want a bike that provides administration in a satiny and portable project.

  • Ignite Your Inner Passion

    The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a disclosure in the world of motorcycles, seamlessly blending power, style, and rigidity. Featuring a robust 150cc machine, the Pulsar NS150 delivers emotional power and dexterity on the road, whether you are weaving through megacity business or embarking on a weekend adventure. Bajaj has adroitly drafted the Pulsar NS150. Its sharp silhouettes, aggressive headlamp, and satiny amalgamation bus make it a looker, and its comfortable seating guarantees a affable trip. Hence its a good choice for all in terms of style, performance everything.


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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Colours

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 4 exciting colours options like Pewter Grey, Pearl Metallic White, Cocktail Wine Red and Ebony Black.

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Pulsar NS160

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Q. How can I buy Bajaj Pulsar NS160?
  • For this, we'd suggest you please visit the nearest authorized dealership. Follow the link and select your city accordingly for dealership details.
Q. How may colours are there is Bajaj Pulsar NS160?
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 4 different colours - Metallic Pearl White, Burnt Red, Pewter Grey, and Satin Blue.
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Q. How to get a test drive?
  • For test drive, we would suggest you to visit your nearest authorized dealership. You may click on the given link and select your city accordingly for dealership details.
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Q. How to get test drive?
  • For that, we would suggest you to please connect with the nearest authorized dealer in your city as they would be able to assist you better with a test ride. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
Q. How many km NS160 will be able to run in a day?
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a very capable bike and offers a good dose of performance at an affordable price tag. However, the bike is not designed for high-speed mile-munching on highways. You may go for a long ride on the NS160 if you don't mind going at a steady pace. Moreover, we would suggest you not to ride your bike longer in a single stretch and take regular intervals after 80-100kms.
Q. It's good for Lowe back pain
  • The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 offers a slightly sporty but comfortable riding posture. The 805mm saddle height is significantly higher than its rivals which the shorter riders might find a bit daunting. Moreover, the comfort level may vary from person to person and so we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better cognizance of the bike. Click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 FAQs

What is the price of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in 2023?

The 2023 ex-showroom price of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is 1.36 Lakh. Check On Road Price of Pulsar NS160. .

Does the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 have ABS?

Yes, ABS feature is available in Bajaj Pulsar NS160. View full specification of Pulsar NS160.

Which is better Bajaj Pulsar NS160 or TVS Apache RTR 160?

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price starts at Rs. 1.36 Lakh which is Rs. 17,316 costlier than base model of TVS Apache RTR 160 priced at Rs. 1.19 Lakh. Compare Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs TVS Apache RTR 160 on the basis of price, specs, features, reviews.

What is the EMI of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in Delhi?

The EMI for the base variant of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in Delhi is Rs. 3,860 per month @ 11.99% for a tenure of 36 months.

What are the colours available in Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 4 colour : Pewter Grey, Pearl Metallic White, Cocktail Wine Red and Ebony Black. View colour images of Pulsar NS160.

What is the kerb weight of Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

The kerb weight of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is 152 Kg.


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