Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha FZS V3 Comparison

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha FZS V3

Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 Price starts at Rs. 98,680 which is Rs. 4,485 costlier than Bajaj Pulsar NS160 priced at Rs. 94,195. The claimed mileage for the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is 40.6 kmpl where as the claimed mileage for Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 is 50 kmpl. In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is powered by 160.3 cc engine where as Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 is powered by 149 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 3 different colours while Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 comes with 1 colours. 55% users have chosen Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 over Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Compare Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha FZ-S Fi Version 3.0 on the basis of price, specifications & other features.

Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i engine Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Engine Displacement (CC) 160.3 cc 149 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 15.5 PS @ 8500 rpm 13.2 PS @ 8000 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm)
Bore 57.3 mm
Stroke 57.9 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4 2
Fuel System
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Transistor controlled ignition
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Engine Immobilizer
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 5 Speed 5 Speed
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Braking Type
0-60 kmph (sec) 5.35s 5.97s
Quarter Mile 19.53s@104.15 kmph 20.35 sec @ 100.37 kmph
Braking (60-0 kmph) 2.83s, 20.18mm 20.48 mm
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)
40-80 kmph (4th gear)
Braking (80-0 kmph) 3.82s, 39.54mm 36.44 mm
Braking (100-0 kmph)
Mileage (City) 40.6 kmpl 49.31 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 48 kmpl 55.42 kmpl
Mileage (Overall)
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 50 kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec) 16.54s 20.10s
Top Speed (Km/h)
0-160 kmph
Braking 60-0 km/h 2.83s, 20.18mm 20.48 mm
Chassis Type
Suspension-Front Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush Telescopic
Chassis Perimeter Frame Diamond
Suspension-Rear Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister Swingram
Tyre Size Front :-90/90 -17 Rear :-120/80 -17 Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/60-R17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-17 inch Rear :-17 inch
Tyre Make
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre Yes Yes
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider) 25 psi 28 psi
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider and Pillion)
Dry Weight
Length*Width*Height 2017*803*1060 1990*780*1080
Wheelbase(mm) 1370 mm 1330 mm
Length 2017 mm 1990 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 177 mm 165 mm
Height 1060 mm 1080 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Width 803.5 mm 780 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 12 L 12.8 L
Kerb Weight
Total Weight
Tail Light LED Bulb
Front Brake Diameter 260 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 230 mm
Battery Type DC MF Maintenance Free
Charging Time
Motor Type
Motor Power
Fast Charging
Head Lamp
Projector head light
Pilot Lamps LED Pilot Lamps
LED tail lights
Seat Opening Switch
Boot Light
Turn Signal Lamp Bulb Bulb
Power Modes
Cruise Control
ABS Single Channel Single Channel
Body Type Sports Bikes Sports Naked Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Seat Type Split Single
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Speedometer Digital Digital
Handle Type
Tachometer Analogue
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Charging point
Average Fuel economy
Digital Fuel Indicator
Distance to Empty
Low Fuel Warning Lamp Yes Yes
External Fuel Filling
Clock Digital
Stand Alarm
Low Battery Indicator
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage
Cooling System Oil Cooled Air Cooled
Console Analogue and Digital Digital
Anti Theft Alarm
Shutter Lock
Odometer Digital Digital
Central Locking
Mobile Connectivity No
Service Due Indicator
Switchable ABS
Keyless Ignition
Standard Warranty (Years) 2
Standard Warranty (kilometers) 30000

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