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Bajaj Pulsar NS160

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 motorcycle with a price tag of Rs. 1.24 Lakh. It is available in 1 variant and 4 colours. Powered by a 160.3 cc bs6 engine, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has a 5 Speed gearbox. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has Disc front brakes and Disc rear brakes along with ABS. Over 158 User reviews basis Mileage, Performance, Price and overall experience of users for Bajaj Pulsar NS160.
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Key Specs of Pulsar NS160

Engine160.3 cc
Power17.2 PS
Torque14.6 Nm
Mileage40.6 kmpl
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Latest Update

The Pulsar NS160 was Bajaj’s response to the growing 160cc streetfighter segment. It carries over its bigger sibling, the Pulsar NS200’s styling and comes in a smaller-engined package offering a balance of performance and efficiency.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in a single variant and is now priced at Rs 1,23,750 (ex-showroom Delhi). It is offered in Metallic Pearl White, Burnt Red, Satin Blue, and Pewter Grey paint jobs. 

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Features

The Pulsar NS160 comes with sharp, aggressive streetfighter styling with a muscular mass-forward look. It gets a halogen headlamp with pilot lamps and a semi-digital instrument cluster. The raised clip-on handlebars and split seats ensure a comfortable yet slightly sporty riding position. To keep costs in check, Bajaj has equipped the Pulsar NS160 with single-channel ABS. 

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Engine

The new greener 160.3cc air and oil-cooled motor now gets fuel-injection, delivering 17.2PS at 9,000rpm and 14.6Nm at 7250rpm, linked to a 5-speed gearbox. For reference, the BS4 Pulsar NS160 made 15.5PS at 8500rpm and 14.6Nm at 6500rpm. While power is up by 1.7PS, torque output remains the same.The new motor, however, generates peak power and torque at a higher rpm than before.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Suspension and Brakes

The Pulsar NS160 gets a perimeter frame, and the suspension duties are handled by conventional telescopic forks and an adjustable monoshock. Its braking setup consists of a single 260mm petal disc up front and a 230mm disc at the rear. The NS160 gets single-channel ABS. The bike’s 17-inch alloys are shod with 90/90-section front and 120/80-section rear tyres. 

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Rivals

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 competes with the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ-S V3, and  Hero Xtreme 160R. But as far as pricing is concerned, the bike will also compete with the updated Apache 180.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price

The price of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 starts at Rs. 1,23,750. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is offered in 1 variant - Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6 which comes at a price tag of Rs. 1,23,750.

Pulsar NS160 Price

Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6160.3 ccRs.1,23,750
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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Pros and Cons

BikeDekho Verdict:
Pulsar NS160 is a value-for-money package offering sporty experiences and routine commutes.

Things We Like in Pulsar NS160

  • Affordable price tag
  • Good dose of performance
  • Handling is great too

Things We Don't Like in Pulsar NS160

  • Misses out on features
  • Engine refinement isn’t great at higher revs
  • One of the heaviest bikes in its class

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Pulsar NS160 Expert Review

Bajaj launched the Pulsar NS160 to tap into the fast-growing 160cc segment which offers a balance between style and performance on a budget. Though the NS160 looks identical to its elder sibling, the Pulsar NS200, it gets an all-new engine, a slick gearbox and a different set of tyres. Its aggressive and muscular styling, paired with new graphics, make it stand out on the road. Moreover, the Pulsar NS160 is the only bike in its segment that features a perimeter frame.

From the borrowed components, the most noticeable ones are the instrument cluster, the split-seat configuration, rearview mirrors, the headlamp unit and turn indicators. The differentiating parameters include thinner fork tubes at the front, skinnier tyres and the NS160 badging. 

The Pulsar NS 160 is powered by a 160.3cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled motor derived from the discontinued Pulsar AS 150. It produces a peak power of 15.5PS at 8500rpm and a maximum of 14.6Nm at 6500rpm, mated to a 5-speed transmission. Though a smaller motor, the NS160 likes to be pushed hard and climbs through the revs quite quickly. The power delivery is linear through the rev range and the engine felt quite tractable in our roll-on tests.

Its front disc and a rear drum brake offers good feedback and brings the bike to a standstill as and when required. The addition of single-channel ABS should further improve its braking prowess. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks at the front and a Nitrox monoshock at the rear. Its chiselled fuel tank makes it easier to grip the tank while its perimeter frame improves handling.

Design and Features

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 retains its aggressive and muscular design with a sharp headlamp unit paired with a unique visor up front. Pan to the mid-section and you’d notice a sculpted fuel tank with the Pulsar insignia on it that gives the bike a very premium feel. The tank shrouds have ‘160’ imprinted on it in bold, which gives it a fresh new look. Of the three colour options (red, blue and grey), Fossil Grey is the most striking to look at.

The new dual-tone colour scheme suits the muscular styling of the Pulsar NS160. On the other hand, the analogue-digital instrument cluster has been borrowed from its elder sibling, the Pulsar NS200. A large analogue tachometer sits smack in the middle while other readouts, like the speed and fuel-gauge, sit to the right. There’s also a gear shift light that sits atop the tachometer, slightly to the right while the tell-tale lights are placed on the left-hand side of the console. Overall, the level of fit and finish of various parts is on par with market standards.    

The overall stance of the bike is aggressive and signifies speed, excitement and power. In terms of riding posture, the NS160 has a slightly more committed riding posture when compared to its rival, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, thanks to its rear-set footpegs and clip-on handlebars. Hence, touring on this bike could get a bit tiring.

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 measures in at 2012mm long, 803.5mm wide and 1060mm high. Ground clearance stands at 176mm, while its wheelbase is around 1363mm.

Engine and Performance

The bike draws power from a 160.3cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled mill that generates 15.5PS at 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 14.6Nm at 6,500rpm. A slick 5-speed transmission transfers power to the rear wheel via chain drive. Despite having a smaller capacity engine, the NS160 feels eager and likes being pushed to the limit. The meat of the power lies in the low and mid-range. The bikes power delivery feels linear and its quick to eat through the revs before hitting a top whack of a little over 120kmph (speedo indicated).

Braking and Handling

Built on a perimeter frame, the NS160 rides on telescopic forks and a Nitrox monoshock at the rear. The aforementioned setup enables the rider to push the bike around corners and on a straight line with confidence. Daily commutes and pothole-ridden roads aren’t an issue either as the bike is perfectly set up to handle them. On the braking front, the NS160 gets a single 240mm disc with ABS at the front and a 130mm drum unit at the rear, both of which provide a strong and progressive bite. Unfortunately, the NS160 misses out on a rear disc and ABS. Its 17-inch alloys wheels come wrapped in 80/100-section front and 110/80-section rear tyres.

 

 

 

 

Safety and Features

The Bajaj Pulsar NS160's braking setup works quite well and provides ample support to bring the bike to a halt. Additionally, the bike now comes with single-channel ABS which should further improve its braking power.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 User Reviews

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    NS 160 is the perfect bike for this segment. Top performance, very good mileage (40 KMPL), amazing look and normal.....Read More

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    On: Sep 23, 2022 | 177 Views
  • Could have played with design

    The front side gives a little two-faced view which is a turn-off for me and the number plate holder is also outdated.....Read More

    By barun
    On: Sep 14, 2022 | 113 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160 - Muscular.....

    In terms of styling, the Bajaj pulsar ns160 appears bold and muscular.The measurements are 2012 mm 803, 5 mm x 1060mm.....Read More

    By vasu
    On: Sep 13, 2022 | 91 Views
  • Very Smooth

    Best bike I'm using for 6 months, and I never feel any problems. This bike's braking system is too good, and the riding.....Read More

    By null
    On: Sep 13, 2022 | 97 Views
  • The Ns 200 bs6 is a good bike

    I've been riding for 1.5 year It has a mileage of roughly 45kmpl. Power and torque are also.....Read More

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    On: Sep 12, 2022 | 98 Views
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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Specifications

Mileage (City)40.6 kmpl
Displacement160.3 cc
Engine Type4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine
No. of Cylinders1
Max Power17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Fuel Capacity12 L
Body TypeSports Bikes

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Features

ABSSingle Channel
LED Tail LightYes
SpeedometerDigital
OdometerDigital
TripmeterDigital
Fuel gaugeYes
TachometerAnalogue
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Pulsar NS160 Videos

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What is the exact on-road price price of Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

The on-road price of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in Delhi starts at Rs. 1,48,823. The on-road price is inclusive of RTO charges and insurance.

How many gears does Bajaj Pulsar NS160 have?

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has 5 Speed of gears.

What is the mileage of Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

The mileage of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is 40.6 kmpl.

What are different variants for Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

The different variants of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 are Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Twin Disc BS6..

What is the engine displacement of Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

The engine displacement of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is 160.3 cc

What is the reserve fuel capacity?

GAMER asked on 26 Aug 2022

In general, 10-12 percent of the overall fuel capacity is the reserved capacity ...

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Which colour is the best?

Ganesh asked on 30 Apr 2022

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in 3 different colours - Brunt Red, Pewter Grey...

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Is there any exchange offer?

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The exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometres ...

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Is there side stand indicator in pulsar ns160 bs6

Nivash asked on 6 May 2021

The Pulsar NS160gets a halogen headlamp with pilot lamps and a semi-digital ...

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What are the required documents are needed to take a pulsar ns160 ABS on finance?

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