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Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 vs TVS Apache RTR 180

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 Price starts at Rs. 1.19 Lakh which is Rs. 15,224 costlier than base model of TVS Apache RTR 180 priced at Rs. 1.03 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is powered by 220 cc engine , while TVS Apache RTR 180 is powered by 177.4 cc engine. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is available in 2 different colours while TVS Apache RTR 180 comes with 4 colours. 72% users have chosen Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 over TVS Apache RTR 180 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 vs TVS Apache RTR 180 Comparison

Key Highlights Avenger Cruise 220 Apache RTR 180
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.19 Lakh Rs. 1.03 Lakh
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 220 cc 177.4 cc
Power 19.03 PS @ 8500 rpm 16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 vs TVS Apache RTR 180 Summary

Specs Avenger Cruise 220 BS6Apache RTR 180 BS6
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.19 LakhView On Road Price Rs. 1.03 LakhView On Road Price
Rating
4.2
(569 Ratings)
4.2
(709 Ratings)
Engine Type Single cylinder, Oil cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i , Fuel Injected, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2 valve SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Engine Displacement (CC) 220 cc 177.4 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 19.03 PS @ 8500 rpm 16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Disc
0-60 kmph (sec) ... 4.8s
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-381 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy
ABS Single Channel Single Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 9,093Avenger Cruise 220 Insurance Rs. 8,966Apache RTR 180 Insurance

Engine Type Single cylinder, Oil cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i , Fuel Injected, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2 valve SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Engine Displacement (CC) 220 cc 177.4 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 19.03 PS @ 8500 rpm 16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 17.55 Nm @ 7000 rpm 15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Emission Type bs6 bs6
Bore ... 62.5 mm
Stroke ... 57.8 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 2 2
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Digital Twin Spark Ignition ...
Compression Ratio ... 9.5:1
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 5 Speed 5 Speed

Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Disc

0-60 kmph (sec) ... 4.8s

Suspension-Front Telescopic with double anti friction bush Telescopic Forks
Chassis Tubular Double Cradle Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Suspension-Rear 5 step adjustable Twin shock absorber Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid

Tyre Size Front :-90/90-17, Rear :- 130/90-15 Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-381 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tube Tubeless
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy

Length*Width*Height 2210*806*1321 2085*730*1105
Wheelbase(mm) 1490 mm 1300 mm
Length 2210 mm 2085 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 169 mm 170 mm
Height 1321 mm 1105 mm
Seat Height 737 mm 790 mm
Width 806 mm 730 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 13 L 12 L
Kerb Weight 163 kg 141 kg
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 280 mm 270 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 130 mm 200 mm

Battery Type VRLA Maintenance Free
Pilot Lamps ...
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp LED Bulb

ABS Single Channel Single Channel
Body Type Cruiser Bikes Sports Naked Bikes
Body Graphics ...
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Seat Type Single Single
Pass Switch
Speedometer Digital Digital
Tachometer ... Analogue
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Average Fuel economy ...
Low Fuel Warning Lamp ...
Clock Digital
Low Battery Indicator
Stepup Seat With Low Slung Seating ...
Low Oil Indicator ...
Passenger Footrest
Passenger Backrest ...
Cooling System Oil Cooled Oil Cooled
Console Digital Analogue and Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
DRLs ...

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    Recently Asked User Questions

    Q. Which is better Avenger cruise or street 220?
    • The Bajaj Avenger Street 220 is a more-urban focused version of the Cruise 220. So, based on your preference and riding style, you can choose either one as they are the same underneath. Yes, the Street 220 doesn’t come with a backrest for the pillion. If that is a point of concern, the Cruise 220 is the way to go. Otherwise, the Street 220 offers fantastic value for money. The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 is amongst the most popular cruisers on sale in India, offering fantastic value for money proposition. The Pulsar 220-sourced engine delivers a fine balance between power and frugality with a lot more oomph than the previous generation model. It is also the most affordable of all cruisers mentioned above.
    • Cruise 220 is best for city & Long Driving. I'm using this bike for the past one year. Its comfort is awesome. Its a better option for daily use & Long Drives. For the past one year I have traveled 6 long drives. Comfort and suspension is excellent.
    • Both cruise 220 and street are having same heart ,that is 220cc engine but 220 cruise is looking more classic with its lots of chrome inserts and additionally a wind shield but you should wait till 2019 for new govt. Norms for ABS mandatory for theses bike because I am riding 220 cruise and I am little disappointed with its braking . So as per me u should wait till 2019 for ABS version of avenger range.
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    Q. Could you please suggest me a best cruise bike(BS-6) as I do go as pillion for long week-end drives and very limited use(max 5 kms/day) within Bangalore city. My preference are Mileage, Comfortable, Style and of-course price(1.2-1.5 Lakhs).These are in my mind(Avenger 220 cruise, Jawa-42, Royal Enfield Classic) but need your expertise/suggestions.
    • Out of 3 Jawa is the best. It gives the best cruising speed compared to C350 and Avenger 220. It has got advanced, liquid cooled & refined engine.Avenger is 1/3 cheaper than both. So if you are tight on budget, go for Avenger.Otherwise Jawa is a better option than Classic 350 any day.Now Benelli also is in the race. If you are in a Metro city, Benelli 400 also a good option. But here also Jawa has got an upper hand.I ride an Avenger 220 street and it is very cheap to maintain. Bajaj service centers are available in any corner of our country. I’ve never felt that I am riding an inferior bike. It gives a mileage of 35–40 kmpl and can ride whole day without getting pain. It never failed till date.
    • Avenger 220 Cruise is a good buy. Its quite pocket friendly as well when maintenance come into the picture. Jawa and RE Thunderbird comes around 2L on-road Bangalore. Test ride the 3 bikes and go for the one you like. I use the Cruise 220 and ride it usually on Bangalore traffics and get mileage roughly around 30-34 kmpl.
    • As per your requirements, Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 would be a great pick. It offers a comfortable riding position and gets good engine gearbox combo. Also, it delivers best Fuel Efficiency in the segment. Do take a test ride in order to clear your all doubts.Check out authorised dealership details.
    Q. Sir, which one bike is better between Bajaj Avenger 180 Street and Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise in terms of mileage, looks, performance and comfort?
    • There’s no difference in terms of performance and fuel efficiency if you compare Street 180 and Cruise 220. Both bike fuel efficiency of 40 at the cost of performance.Major difference in Cruise 220 and Street 180 is in their looks. Street, having flat handlebar, has better handling experience in city traffic. On the other hand, Cruise gives better ‘cruiser like’ feel.
    • Sir mileage is better in 180 street because it have a less cc engine then cruise. Cruise have around 30-35 mileage.Looks make you royal in cruise and make you sporty tourer in street avenger.Performance wise avenger cruise is winner.Comfort wise no doubt blindly avenger cruise is best
    • On looks and comfort, 220 cruise is anyday a hands-on winner for me. On mileage, 180 cruise is reportedly better, naturally because of a lighter, newer fuel efficient engine.
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