TVS Apache RTR 160 vs TVS BS6 Apache RTR 160 4V Comparison

TVS Apache RTR 160 vs TVS BS6 Apache RTR 160 4V

BS6 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price starts at Rs. 1.00 lakh which is Rs. 12,172 costlier than TVS Apache RTR 160 priced at Rs. 87,778. The claimed mileage for the TVS Apache RTR 160 is 60 kmpl where as the claimed mileage for BS6 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is NA. In technical specifications, TVS Apache RTR 160 is powered by 159.7 cc engine where as BS6 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is powered by 159.7 cc engine. TVS Apache RTR 160 is available in 1 different colours while BS6 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with 1 colours. 70% users have chosen TVS Apache RTR 160 over TVS BS6 Apache RTR 160 4V in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Compare TVS Apache RTR 160 vs BS6 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V on the basis of price, specifications & other features.

Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SI Engine SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled Engine BS-VI
Engine Displacement (CC) 159.7 cc 159.7 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 15.11 PS @ 8000 rpm 16.02 PS @ 8250 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm)
Bore 62 mm 62 mm
Stroke 52.9 mm 52.9 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 2 4
Fuel System
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition IDI-Dual Mode Digital Ignition TCI - 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 Drum Drum
Braking Type
0-60 kmph (sec) 5.27s
Quarter Mile
Braking (60-0 kmph)
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)
40-80 kmph (4th gear)
Braking (80-0 kmph)
Braking (100-0 kmph)
Mileage (City)
Mileage (Highway)
Mileage (Overall) 30 kmpl
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 60 kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec)
Top Speed (Km/h)
0-160 kmph
Braking 60-0 km/h
Chassis Type
Suspension-Front Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers Telescopic Forks
Chassis Double Cradle Synchro STIFF Double Cradle Split Synchro STIFF
Suspension-Rear Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid Mono Shock
Tyre Size Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17 Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch
Tyre Make
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider) 25 psi
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider and Pillion)
Dry Weight
Length*Width*Height 2085*730*1105 2035*790*1050
Wheelbase(mm) 1300 mm 1357 mm
Length 2085 mm 2035 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 165 mm 180 mm
Height 1105 mm 1050 mm
Seat Height 790 mm 800 mm
Width 730 mm 790 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 12.5 L 12 L
Kerb Weight
Total Weight
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 270 mm 270 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 130 mm 130 mm
Battery Type Maintenance Free 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 LED
Alternator AC Generator
Power Modes
Cruise Control
ABS Single Channel Single Channel
Body Type Sports Naked Bikes, Commuter Bikes Sports Naked Bikes, Commuter Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Seat Type Split Split
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
Stand Alarm
Low Battery Indicator Yes Yes
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage
Cooling System Air Cooled Oil 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) 3
Standard Warranty (kilometers) 30000

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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What's the difference of TVS BS6 Apache RTR 160 4V and BS4?
  • Usually, BS6 motors produce a wee bit of less power and torque and you may observe the same in BS6 RTR 160 4V too.The 159.7cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine now makes 16.02PS and 14.12Nm, which is 0.77PS and 0.68Nm less compared to the BS4 version. Moreover, it now comes equipped with fuel injection.Apart from the BS6 compliant engine, it gets a new sharp LED headlamp, new decals, and a dual-tone seat. Also, the brand has added GTT (Glide Through Traffic). This works as low RPM assist and should prove quite helpful in urban riding conditions.You may check out our dedicated article in order to know more about it.
Q. Kya BS-4 se BS-6 ke transition me power loss hoga - Apache RTR 160?
  • Not much bit a little but of performance loss will be there
  • Ha hoga lekin zyada nahin, mileage zyada milegi
  • Yes because mileage increase hoga isi liya
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Q. Which is better Apache RTR 160 or Pulsar 220F?
  • Pulsar 220 is totally different from Apache 160.Pulsar pickup is much higher than Apache but Apache give you good mileage with comfort n handling. Pickup is also good in its category. Both r different bikes. so u have to decide what u want.220 is performers bike with high maintenance but once u drive ull getlll big smile.Ride both of them.
  • Both bikes are good at their segmentApache is 160cc and pulsar is 220Huge difference in power and mileage.For daily commute Apache is better
  • Apache 160 always best dan pulsar for riding, daily commuting purpose as well as most stable.
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