Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs TVS Apache RTR 180

TVS Apache RTR 180 Price starts at Rs. 1.20 Lakh which is Rs. 1.20 Lakh costlier than base model of Bajaj Pulsar 150 priced at Rs. To Be Announced. The claimed mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 150 is 47.5 kmpl whereas the mileage of TVS Apache RTR 180 is 45 kmpl. In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar 150 is powered by 149.5 cc engine , while TVS Apache RTR 180 is powered by 177.4 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar 150 is available in 6 different colours while TVS Apache RTR 180 comes with 2 colours. The Comparison Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs TVS Apache RTR 180 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs TVS Apache RTR 180 Summary

Basic Info Pulsar 150 Single Disc BS6Apache RTR 180 BS6
3831 reviews
501 reviews
Brand Name Bajaj TVS
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.10 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 1.20 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Max Power 14 PS @ 8500 rpm 16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Pulsar 150 Colors
Apache RTR 180 Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Disc
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
ABS Single Channel Single Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 7,083 Pulsar 150 Insurance Rs. 11,559 Apache RTR 180 Insurance
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Engine Type
4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Engine Displacement
149.5 cc
177.4 cc
Max Power
14 PS @ 8500 rpm
16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
13.25 Nm @ 6500 rpm
15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Emission Type
No Of Cylinders
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
Fuel Type
Compression Ratio

Brakes Front
Brakes Rear

Mileage (Overall)
47.5 kmpl

Tyre Size
Front :-80/100-17, Rear :-100/90-17
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)

Seat height
785 mm
790 mm
Load carrying capacity
130 kg
2055*765*1060 mm3
2085*730*1105 mm3
1320 mm
1326 mm
2055 mm
2085 mm
Ground Clearance
165 mm
170 mm
765 mm
730 mm
Fuel Capacity
15 Liters
12 Liters
Kerb Weight
148 Kg
141 Kg
Tail Light
Front Brake Diameter
260 mm
270 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
200 mm

Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Additional Features
Glide Through Technology, Remora Tyres
Charging at Home
Battery Capacity
12 V/8 Ah
Charging at Charging Station
Pilot Lamps
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp

Single Channel
Single Channel
Body Type
Commuter Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Body Graphics
Kick and Self Start
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Pass Switch
Trip Meter
Average Fuel economy
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Low Battery Indicator
Low Oil Indicator
Passenger Footrest
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Oil Cooled

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Bajaj Pulsar 150

  • The fans still like the iconic design
  • Slightly sporty yet comfy riding posture

TVS Apache RTR 180

  • It packs a peppy motor
  • braking performance is solid
  • good handler.

Bajaj Pulsar 150

  • Has become pretty pricey today
  • Not everyone will dig the dated looks

TVS Apache RTR 180

  • Looks dated
  • comes with single-channel ABS instead of the previous dual-channel setup
  • bit expensive for a 180cc bike.
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Pulsar 150 and Apache RTR 180 Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Which one is best Apache RTR 180 ABS or Bajaj Pulsar 150?
  • Tvs apache200 is better over apache 180 if you are going to buy tvs Apache bike, mileage which you get will be less and price will be high than pulsar 150 bs6 both the companies provide good service quality
  • There is nothing like best or worst. Apache RTR 180 ABS produce 16.6 PS power @8500 rpm good for highway and daily commute while Pulsar 150 produce 14 PS power @8000 rpm good for daily commute.
  • These are two different cc engine. Apache gives more power less mileage whereas pulsar gives moderate power with more mileage. first decide your requirement. if mileage is not your problem then go for Apache. but if you want more mileage then go for pulsar. Apache gives 17.5 bhp, pulsar gives 14.1 bhp power.
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Q. I have to buy a bike for city ride and I have chosen Pulsar twin disc ABS but I'm confused that can I fit dikki in Pulsar twin disc ABS variant or please also tell me that can I fit dikki in Apache RTR 180 ABS? Which is better to buy?
  • TVS is doing fantastic job in recent years, where bajaj is struggling with quality issues. I have pulsar 150 2012 model.Consider Apache over Pulsar.And don't worry about panniers you can easily get them from after market in different shape and sizes.Good luck and ride safe.
  • Pulsar twin is better to buy i have 2013 version of pulsar 150 yes you can Fit Dikki or Storage box or Luggage box in pulsar No idear about APACHE RTR180
  • Year end you will get Fi model (Fuel injection) model. I f can wait then wait. Rest you can get Dikki installed from open market... No issues.
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Q. Which one is best single disk or double disk - Pulsar 150?
  • It will not create any problems if you maintain it properly.Do not used things like extra loud horn ,extra decorative light etc.
  • Dual disc is better but it has lesser mileage than single disc variants due to thicker tyre.
  • Double disc will be better but keep in mind the absence of a kick starter.
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Pulsar 150 Vs Apache RTR 180 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is cheaper Pulsar 150 vs Apache RTR 180?

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 is cheaper than TVS Apache RTR 180 by Rs. 10,271.

Which bike offers better performance Pulsar 150 vs Apache RTR 180?

For the Single Disc BS6 version, 149.5 cc Petrol engine of Pulsar 150 produces 14 PS @ 8500 rpm of power and 13.25 Nm @ 6500 rpm of torque. Whereas for the BS6 version, 177.4 cc Petrol engine of Apache RTR 180 produces 16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm of power and 15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Bajaj Pulsar 150
  • TVS Apache RTR 180
  • Does happy ever after exist? happy ever after is very romantic, We often hear these words when we are watching disney princesses’ movies and as a little girl watching it, We dream of having our own happy ever after.I think most people who grew up watching disney movies have dreamed of being with someone they love so much and who loves them so much and have a happy ever after.Even as an adult, I always wait for the day it would come because i think that i would be the happiest person if it ever comes.But does happy ever after really exist? can we really find someone who will make us happy just like the princesses we have seen in movies? well, This is the reality and the things we sometimes see on movies might not happen in real life.However, You can change what happens in your life however you want it.It will if you have found your one true love.Happy ever after will exist if you have found your one true love.True love is very rare and it would take a long time to be able to find that one person who is destined for you.But if you do find them, You will have your happy ever after.You won’t have to worry about anything in your life because there is one person by your side that will always support you when you do the things you love and they will never leave you no matter what happens.It won’t if you are with the wrong person.Happy ever after won’t exist if you are with the wrong person.You will know that you are with the wrong person if they make you feel uncomfortable or they make you feel neglected.When you are with the wrong person, You will never be happy although there are times that you would smile and laugh when you are with them, Those are just temporary and you won’t really be genuinely happy inside.Just picture how happy you can be if you are with the right person.It will if you make an effort to make it happen.Happy ever after will exist if you make an effort to make it happen.There are times where we shouldn’t put our life in the hands of destiny, Sometimes we need to make an effort if we really want to have our own happy ever after.If you make an effort and the right actions to go along with it, Then you will someday have your happy ever after.I just read this article which might interest you, You can read it here.It won’t if you don’t know what you deserve.Happy ever after won’t exist if you don’t know what you deserve.If you don’t love yourself enough to know the things that you deserve, Then you will never be able to have your happy ever after.You will always be left with a love that isn’t enough for you but you think it is fine because that is what you have been feeling.

    Lorraine Mikaelson few weeks ago
  • When it comes to the best 150cc bike or for daily use just close your eyes and opt for **P****ulsar 150**. I am having the same and some of its special qualities felt by me are:- 1. It **looks so lovely when dim light glows in the handle** and at the **front side during sunset time**.2. Mixture of **simplicity and stylish feature**.Enclosure:- latest pic of my bike with me which is looking like a **newly bought one:-**3. **Awesome sound** when the accelerator is taken.4. Reaches to a **high speed in a couple of second**.5. Good **mileage of approx 45** and best for daily use.6. The best part is **digital meter with green light**.7. **Long life** and most running evergreen bike.8. The most important is it looks like a new one after years also.Take my example I bought it more than 3 years ago but when I clean it lil bit, it seems that I bought it just now and mostly people ask me whether I have bought another new one or what.So my suggestion is** just to grab it **and I love it and you must have heard **'life ki pehli bike kaafi special hoti”**.

    Himanshu Kitchen few weeks ago
  • Pulsar 150 is a fantastic machine which is pocket friendly with low maintenance cost and wide spare parts availability. It's still not outdated and one can see a lot of new pulsars on road even today. Its seat is really comfortable with not so upright and not so bent down riding position, It's somewhere in the middle & I just love it. I don't get tired that easily. Brakes are pretty decent but could have been better, Although I own a standard variant. I guess the twin disc variant will be fine but the graphics and stickers are good on the standard variants. However, it depends on one's taste & preference. It's good for city commutes and occasional touring. It's one of a bike that gives reasonable mileage and power.

    Ganesh Adhith few weeks ago
  • The pulsar 150 is great bike for very comfort for regular and long drives and family also long journey comfort, Speed in pickup, Mileage, Disk braking very awesome, Suspension is very great in speed breaks and sudden in breaking for a road damages, Indicators are beautiful for non braking item, 150 cc gears are smooth and no sound when gear changing, And mostly lovable bike for all.

    Sairam K 1 week ago
  • This bike is very good and comfortable bike i use bs iv variant pulsar 150 from 4 year this so good and very good mileage i got 55 kmpt from my pulsar i love my pulsar.If you drive this bike gently you can get more then 50 kmpl from this bike.But i want to say to bajaj company that please give kick start also in bs6 twin disc variant.

    MANOJ KUMAR few weeks ago
Pulsar 150 User Reviews
  • I am really satisfied with these bike all I want is few upgrades in these bike for example USD Suspension, Mono Sock, wide Swing Arm, Rare tyre atleast 130, and at last 6th gear may be not for direct selling but a choice for upgrades which will make a bike looks more muscular and safe for top speed ridder since 180 has no upgrade since 2012 in looks. So There fore I hope and pray that TVS will be kind enought to note down my demands Thank You Lots of love From Kanu Kalai From Tripura

    Nikoloi few weeks ago
  • Very light and full control in riding. Instant pick up make it more reliable. If someone use it single hand then you never loss its feel alike JUST NEWI am using it since Oct 2015. From my point of view, a customer who buy it I suggest you that when you buy it you ride it full speed and long run with two persons in order to make it more efficient for future (please ensure traffic rule and own safety). And light service every two months on 1000kmWith regards Vijay Kumar Nain

    Vijay Kumar few weeks ago
  • 121 km /h is top speed i gained but i am sure that 135/hour can gain for suitable road.Safest bike i ever experienced.Stability & less vibration are the main attraction.Cornering is really heartfelt & also assure co driver comfort.Pls do service between regular intervals & use lub only for chain sprocket.Dont allow to wet.Keep neet & clean always.Karma returns.

    Antony P few weeks ago
  • I was thinking to buy this because this bike has dual-channel abs and this bike has a very good fuel capacity and good average also.The bike looks very stylish and what a biker wants is all there in this bike.Mainly this bike has a comfortable seat.The headlights of this bike are really good.But timely maintenance of the bike is always required.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Look my way of riding may not be a biker type. I generally ride pretty safe and till now my highest speed is 98kmph for 3 secs. But for my daily commute I found this bike pretty useful. Though after 5 years I am having an issue with my brakes. Loosing confidence on them.

    Deban Majumdar few weeks ago
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