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Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs TVS Raider

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Price starts at Rs. 78,490 which is Rs. 5,090 costlier than base model of TVS Raider priced at Rs. 73,400. The claimed mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is 51.5 kmpl whereas the mileage of TVS Raider is 67 kmpl. In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is powered by 124.4 cc engine , while TVS Raider is powered by 124.8 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is available in 12 different colours while TVS Raider comes with 4 colours. 67% users have chosen Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon over TVS Raider in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs TVS Raider Comparison

Key Highlights Pulsar 125 Neon Raider
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 78,490 Rs. 73,400
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 124.4 cc 124.8 cc
Power 12 PS @ 8500 rpm 11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm
Mileage ... 67 Kmpl
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs TVS Raider Summary

Basic Info Pulsar 125 Neon Drum CBS BS6Raider Drum
Brand Bajaj TVS
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 78,490 View On Road Price Rs. 73,400 View On Road Price
Rating
3.8
(839 Ratings)
4.3
(88 Ratings)
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine Single cylinder, 4 stroke, fuel injection, air-oil cooled, spark ignition engine
Max Power 12 PS @ 8500 rpm 11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
Pulsar 125 Neon Colors
Raider Colors
Brakes Front Drum Drum
Brakes Rear Drum Drum
Braking Type Combi Brake System ...
Mileage (ARAI) ... 67 Kmpl
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 5,804 Pulsar 125 Neon Insurance Rs. 6,000 Raider Insurance

Engine Type
4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, fuel injection, air-oil cooled, spark ignition engine
Engine Displacement
124.4 cc
124.8 cc
Max Power
12 PS @ 8500 rpm
11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
11 Nm @ 6500 rpm
11.2 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Bore
56 mm
53.5 mm
Stroke
50.5 mm
55.5 mm
No Of Cylinders
1
1
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
2
3
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Ignition
Dual digital ignition
Electronic Control Unit
Compression Ratio
...
10.3 : 1

Brakes Front
Drum
Drum
Brakes Rear
Drum
Drum
Braking Type
Combi Brake System
...

Mileage (City)
51.46 kmpl
...
Mileage (Highway)
57 kmpl
...
Mileage (ARAI)
...
67 Kmpl
Top Speed
...
99 kmph

Suspension-Front
Telescopic
Telescopic oil damped
Chassis
Single down tube chassis frame
Single cradle tubular frame
Suspension-Rear
Twin Gas Shock
5 step adjustable, gas charged hydraulic shock with swing arm

Tyre Size
Front :-80/100-17 Rear :-100/90-17
Front :-80/100 - 17, Rear :-100/90 - 17
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Alloy
Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
...
25 psi

Length*Width*Height
2055*755*1060 mm^3
2070*785*1028 mm^3
Wheelbase
1320 mm
1326 mm
Length
2055 mm
2070 mm
Ground Clearance
165 mm
180 mm
Width
755 mm
785 mm
Fuel Capacity
11.5 Liters
10 Liters
Kerb Weight
140 Kg
122 Kg
Total Weight
...
252 kg
Tail Light
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
170 mm
130 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
130 mm

Battery Type
MF
Maintenance Free
Charging at Home
...
Charging at Charging Station
...
Pilot Lamps
...
LED tail lights
...
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb

Body Type
Commuter Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Starting
Kick and Self Start
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Single
Split
Pass Switch
...
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
...
Trip Meter
Digital
Digital
Charging point
...
Optional
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
...
Clock
Low Battery Indicator
...
Passenger Footrest
Underseat storage
...
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air & Oil Cooled
Console
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Mobile Connectivity
...
Bluetooth
Service Due Indicator
...
DRLs
...

Standard Warranty (Years)
...
5
Standard Warranty (kilometers)
...
60000

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

  • The matte black shade with blue highlights really is a head-turner
  • Features clip-on handlebars
  • a first in its segment
  • The plastic quality feels top-notch.

TVS Raider

  • Packs plenty of performance for a 125cc motorcycle; Riding position and seat is very comfortable; Absolutely packed to the gills with features

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

  • The cushioning in the seat feels a little hard
  • Engine feels a little strained at high speeds
  • Price is a little on the higher side

TVS Raider

  • Very little feel from front brake; Some design elements can be a little divisive
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Which is better Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon or TVS Raider?
  • Both TVS Raider and Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon are good bikes in the segment. The Pulsar 125 Neon gives enthusiasts a taste of the Pulsar’s sporty DNA but in a less intimidating and more affordable package. However, its lower-than-its-class fuel efficiency may not appeal to the more conservative 125cc buyers. Whereas, TVS’ has certainly come back to the 125cc segment with a bang with the Raider. It’s fun to ride, feature-packed, feels rather premium and is well priced too. It is definitely one of the most well-rounded offerings in the 125cc space. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better understanding of performance and comfort. Click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
Q. Which is better between Pulsar 125 and Honda SP 125? What is the mileage of Pulsar 150?
  • Both Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon and Honda SP 125 are good 125cc commuters. The SP 125 is among the best motorcycles launched by Honda in the recent past. It’s refined, fund to ride, frugal and offers a good list of features. If you are looking for a bike with a refined engine, great list of features and attractive styling then the SP 125 would be a good option. The main question should be is it worth the Rs 7,100 premium over its predecessor? And the answer is a resounding yes. For the extra money, you are getting a more fuel-efficient, powerful and feature-rich product. So, if you’re planning to buy a premium 125cc commuter, you definitely can't give the SP 125 a miss. On the other hand, The Pulsar 125 Neon gives enthusiasts a taste of the Pulsar’s sporty DNA but in a less intimidating and more affordable package. However, its lower-than-its-class fuel-efficiency may not appeal to the more conservative 125cc buyers. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details. Read More: - Honda SP 125 First Ride Review - EXCLUSIVE: Here’s How Much Power The Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6 Makes
  • With it's style and looks Pulsar definitely superceds the Shine. You can't ignore the difference in wheel base also.
  • Pulsar mileage is not good so much variation, And also not good for long ride compare to SP 125
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Q. Which is best to choose among Pulsar 125 and Honda SP 125?
  • Obviously pulsar 125 is soo good than honda sp 125 for meIf bike graphic design is the highest priority then go to honda 125If solid design is the highest priority then go to pulsar 125
  • Go for shine beacuse pulsar gives you second handed of new upper cover so its better to buy shine better than pulsar if you don't wanted to cheated yourself then go for shine
  • Pulsar 125 is better than shine, in terms of pick up, road grip, the rear tyre of shine is quite thin
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