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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha MT 15

Yamaha MT 15 Price starts at Rs. 1.38 Lakh which is Rs. 32,999 costlier than base model of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 priced at Rs. 1.05 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is powered by 160.3 cc engine , while Yamaha MT 15 is powered by 155 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 3 different colours while Yamaha MT 15 comes with 3 colours. 55% users have chosen Bajaj Pulsar NS160 over Yamaha MT-15 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha MT 15 Comparison

Key Highlights Pulsar NS160 MT-15
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.05 Lakh Rs. 1.38 Lakh
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 160.3 cc 155 cc
Power 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha MT 15 Summary

Specs Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6MT-15 Dark Matte Blue
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.05 LakhView On Road Price Rs. 1.38 LakhView On Road Price
Rating
4.2
(452 Ratings)
4.4
(111 Ratings)
Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Engine Displacement (CC) 160.3 cc 155 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
ABS ... Single Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 8,841Pulsar NS160 Insurance Rs. 10,137MT-15 Insurance

Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Engine Displacement (CC) 160.3 cc 155 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm 18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 14.6 Nm @ 7250 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Emission Type bs6 bs6
Bore ... 58 mm
Stroke ... 58.7 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition ... Transistor controlled ignition
Compression Ratio ... 11.6:1
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 5 Speed 6-Speed

Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc

Mileage (Overall) ... 40 kmpl

Suspension-Front Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush Telescopic Fork
Chassis Perimeter Frame Delta Box
Suspension-Rear Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister Swingarm

Tyre Size Front :-90/90 -17 Rear :-120/80 -17 Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider) 25 psi ...

Length*Width*Height 2017*803*1060 2020*800*1070
Wheelbase(mm) 1372 mm 1335 mm
Length 2017 mm 2020 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 177 mm 155 mm
Height 1060 mm 1070 mm
Seat Height ... 810 mm
Width 803.5 mm 800 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 12 L 10 L
Kerb Weight 151 kg 138 kg
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 260 mm 282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 230 mm 220 mm

Battery Type DC MF ETZ-5
Pilot Lamps LED Pilot Lamps ...
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp Bulb Bulb

ABS ... 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
Speedometer Digital Digital
Tachometer Analogue ...
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator ...
Passenger Footrest
Passenger Backrest ...
Cooling System Oil Cooled Liquid Cooled
Console Analogue and Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital

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    Recently Asked User Questions

    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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    Q. What is the performance of this Bike - Pulsar NS160?
    • The bike's 160cc motor produces 15.5PS of power at 8500rpm and 14.6Nm of torque at 6500rpm. In terms of performance the bike picks up momentum swiftly and offers a linear power delivery. However, it does lack refinement. Braking is done by a 240mm disc at the front, and 130mm drum at the rear. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic front fork and a rear gas-charged monoshock damper. The bike weighs 142 kg (kerb). The Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is a good value for money motorcycle for its price range. The engine refinement may disappoint you, but it more than makes up for it with its fun-to-ride character. Also Read: Bajaj Pulsar NS 160: First Ride Review - https://bit.ly/2A03QQY
    • NS 160 is powered by 160cc motor that produces 15.5PS of power and 14.6Nm of torque. In terms of performance the bike picks up momentum swiftly and offers a linear power delivery. However, it does lack refinement. Braking is done by a 240mm disc at the front, and 130mm drum at the rear. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic front fork and a rear gas-charged monoshock damper. The bike weighs 142 kg (kerb). The Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is a good value for money motorcycle for its price range. The engine refinement may disappoint you, but it more than makes up for it with its fun-to-ride character.
    • Speaking about the performance, plusar ns 160 can attain 80kmph in a smooth and linear way,the pick up of this bike at its max torque is awesome .,the top speed of this bike 2018 model which i achieved is 130kmph which the engine has more stress but still you don't get the most of the vibrations to your body
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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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