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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs TVS Apache 160 4V

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price starts at Rs. 1.16 Lakh which is Rs. 940 costlier than base model of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V priced at Rs. 1.15 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is powered by 160.3 cc engine , while TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is powered by 159.7 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 3 different colours while TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with 4 colours. 57% users have chosen TVS Apache RTR 160 4V over Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs TVS Apache 160 4V Comparison

Key Highlights Pulsar NS160 Apache RTR 160 4V Xtreme 160R
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.16 Lakh Rs. 1.15 Lakh Rs. 1.16 Lakh
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 160.3 cc 159.7 cc 163 cc
Power 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 17.63 PS @ 9250 rpm 15.2 PS @ 8500 rpm
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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs TVS Apache 160 4V Summary

Basic Info Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6Apache RTR 160 4V Front Disc, Rear DrumXtreme 160R 100 Million Limited Edition
Brand Bajaj TVS Hero Moto Corp
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.16 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 1.15 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 1.16 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.1
(953 Ratings)
4.1
(2361 Ratings)
4.2
(367 Ratings)
Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled Air cooled, 4 Stroke 2 Valve Single cylinder OHC
Max Power 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 17.63 PS @ 9250 rpm 15.2 PS @ 8500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Colors
Pulsar NS160 Colors
Apache RTR 160 4V Colors
Xtreme 160R Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Drum Disc
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm 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 Single Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only Kick and Self Start
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 9,296 Pulsar NS160 Insurance Rs. 8,976 Apache RTR 160 4V Insurance Rs. 8,996 Xtreme 160R Insurance

Engine Type
4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled
Air cooled, 4 Stroke 2 Valve Single cylinder OHC
Engine Displacement
160.3 cc
159.7 cc
163 cc
Max Power
17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
17.63 PS @ 9250 rpm
15.2 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
14.73 Nm @ 7250 rpm
14 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
bs6
Bore
...
62 mm
...
Stroke
...
52.9 mm
...
No Of Cylinders
1
1
1
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
4
4
2
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Petrol
Compression Ratio
...
10.0:1
...

Brakes Front
Disc
Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Drum
Disc

Mileage (City)
40.6 kmpl
...
...
Mileage (Highway)
48 kmpl
...
...

Suspension-Front
Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic (37 mm Dia) with anti friction bush
Chassis
Perimeter Frame
Double cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame
Tubular Diamond
Suspension-Rear
Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Mono Shock
7 step Rider-adjustable Monoshock

Tyre Size
Front :-90/90 -17 Rear :-120/80 -17
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :- 130/70 -17
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
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

Length*Width*Height
2017*803*1060 mm3
2035*790*1050 mm3
2029*793*1052 mm3
Wheelbase
1372 mm
1357 mm
1327 mm
Length
2017 mm
2035 mm
2029 mm
Ground Clearance
177 mm
180 mm
167 mm
Width
803.5 mm
790 mm
793 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 Liters
12 Liters
12 Liters
Kerb Weight
151 Kg
145 Kg
139.5 Kg
Tail Light
LED
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
260 mm
...
276 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
...
220 mm

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

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

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Bajaj Pulsar NS160

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

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

  • Great ride quality and handling dynamics
  • performance-packed engine
  • feature-rich instrument console

Bajaj Pulsar NS160

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

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

  • Brakes lack bite
  • rear tyre is a bit skinny compared to rivals
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Pulsar NS160 and Apache RTR 160 4V Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

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
  • Which bike(Ns vs 4v) will be better for me as i am 6.2ft tall...
  • I think both are best but ns 160 is overall good
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Q. Which one is better ns 160, apache 160 4v, or Apache 180 rtr?
  • Powerwise rtr160 4v got more power than ns 160. But mileagewise ns160 is very fuel efficient. So I feel ns would be a good choice
  • Ns 160 is good Design a sporty LOOksgo for ns 160
  • Apache 160 4v
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Q. I am 6.2 feet and to know which bike will be more suitable for me. The Ns160 or Apache 1604v?
  • Both Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V would be comfortable enough for you as per your height. For a better understanding of compatibility and riding comfort, we would suggest you to take a test ride. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership.
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