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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs KTM Duke 125 vs TVS Apache 160 4V

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs KTM Duke 125 vs TVS Apache 160 4V Summary

Specs Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6125 Duke BS6Apache RTR 160 4V Drum
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.06 LakhView On Road Price Rs. 1.42 LakhView On Road Price Rs. 1.02 LakhView On Road Price
Rating
4.2
(485 Ratings)
4.1
(580 Ratings)
4.1
(1273 Ratings)
Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled Engine BS-VI
Engine Displacement (CC) 160.3 cc 124.7 cc 159.7 cc
Body Type SportsAll Sports Bikes CommuterAll Commuter Bikes CommuterAll Commuter Bikes
Power (PS@rpm) 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm 16.02 PS @ 8250 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc Drum
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy Alloy
ABS ... Single Channel Single Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 8,859Pulsar NS160 Insurance Rs. 6,848125 Duke Insurance Rs. 8,946Apache RTR 160 4V Insurance

Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled Engine BS-VI
Engine Displacement (CC) 160.3 cc 124.7 cc 159.7 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm 16.02 PS @ 8250 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 14.6 Nm @ 7250 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm 14.12 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Emission Type bs6 bs6 bs6
Bore ... 58 mm 62 mm
Stroke ... 47.2 mm 52.9 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4 4 4
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Ignition ... ... Mapped ignition system
Compression Ratio ... ... 10.0:1
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
No Of Gears 5 Speed 6-Speed 5 Speed

Brakes Front Disc Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc Drum

Suspension-Front Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush WP-USD Ø 43 mm Telescopic Forks
Chassis Perimeter Frame Steel Trellis Frame Double Cradle Split Synchro STIFF
Suspension-Rear Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister WP-Monoshock Mono Shock

Tyre Size Front :-90/90 -17 Rear :-120/80 -17 Front :-110/70-R17, Rear :- 150/60-R17 Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre ... ...
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider) 25 psi ... ...

Dry Weight ... 141.4 kg ...
Length*Width*Height 2017*803*1060 1993*789*1083 2035*790*1050
Wheelbase(mm) 1372 mm ... 1357 mm
Length 2017 mm 1993 mm 2035 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 177 mm 175 mm 180 mm
Height 1060 mm 1083 mm 1050 mm
Seat Height ... 818 mm 800 mm
Width 803.5 mm 789 mm 790 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 12 L 10.5 L 12 L
Kerb Weight 151 kg ... 147 kg
Tail Light LED LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 260 mm 300 mm 270 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 230 mm 230 mm 130 mm

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

ABS ... Single Channel Single Channel
Body Type Sports Bikes Sports Naked Bikes Sports Naked Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only Self Start Only
Seat Type Split Split Split
Pass Switch
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital
Tachometer Analogue ... ...
Trip Meter Digital Digital Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp ...
Clock
Low Battery Indicator ...
Stepup Seat
Passenger Footrest
Cooling System Oil Cooled Liquid Cooled Oil Cooled
Console Analogue and Digital Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital Digital

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    Recently Asked User Questions

    Q. Which one is the best for short range, NS 160 or Duke 125?
    • Duke 125
    • Na 160 makes more sense as it is high in power figures than duke125 and value for money
    • Short range as in height - Neither of them.Short range as in distance - both of them
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    Q. Which bike has best results between NS160 or Apache RTR 160 4V?
    • 1if you want a high torque and feel more power then definitely go for apacheif speed is your preference then ns is faster2silencer note is better in apachens is not also bad3apache is more modernasns was released way before and minor changes have occured4riding position in apache is not so good for a tall person i am 6'1 and i am having problemns has much better comfortboth are very good you can compare them to yamaha fz also
    • I think both are best but ns 160 is overall good
    • Apache rtr 160 4v
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    Q. Which is the best bike in the 160cc segment?
    • If you are looking for a low budget vehicle i would suggest Bajaj ns 160 ,but still if you can afford a few thousands then you can go for either yamaha MT 15 which is a very good naked sports bike or yamaha R15 V3 if you are looking for a doomed vehicle
    • There are ample of options available like Yamaha YZF R15 V3, TVS Apache RTR 160, Suzuki TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Yamaha MT-15), Bajaj V15 2018 (57 Kmpl), etc..Click on the given link to check all options: Click HereChoosing among them will depend on the budget bracket and your requirements as well. Moreover, we'd suggest you take a test ride which will help you to finalize your choice to purchase.
    • I will suggest for bajaj pulsar ns160 as I m using it with no issues and good reliability
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