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KTM 125 Duke vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Should you buy KTM 125 Duke or Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. KTM 125 Duke price in Delhi is Rs 179468 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price in Delhi is Rs 146701 (ex-showroom). The engine in the 125 Duke makes 14.5 PS and 12 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Pulsar NS160 stand at 17.2 PS and 14.6 Nm respectively. KTM offers the 125 Duke in 2 colours whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comes in 4 colours. Out of 273 user reviews, Pulsar NS160 scores 4.3 whereas the KTM 125 Duke tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 256 user reviews..TheKTM 125 Duke Mileage is around 46.92 kmpl, while the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Mileage is around 52 kmpl.

125 Duke vs Pulsar NS160

Key Highlights125 DukePulsar NS160
Mileage (City)46.92 kmpl52 kmpl
Max Power14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, DOHC, FI EngineOil Cooled, Twin Spark, 4-valve FI DTS-i
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KTM 125 Duke vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Comparison

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        KTM 125 Duke
        KTM 125 Duke
        Rs1.79 Lakh*
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            Bajaj Pulsar NS160
            Bajaj Pulsar NS160
            Rs1.47 Lakh*
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          *Ex-showroom price in Delhi
          Basic Information
          On-Road Price
          Rs.2.04 Lakh onwards
          Rs.1.70 Lakh onwards
          Mileage (City)
          46.92 kmpl
          52 kmpl
          Max Power
          14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm
          17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
          User Rating
          4.4
          Based on 256 Reviews
          4.3
          Based on 273 Reviews
          Body Type
          EMI Starts₹ 5,914
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          Rate of interest @9.7%* for 3 years
          ₹ 4,902
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          Rate of interest @9.7%* for 3 years
          Insurance
          ColoursElectronic OrangeElectronic OrangeCeramic WhiteEbony Black Pearl Metallic White Pewter GreyCocktail Wine Red
          Brochure
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          Engine and Transmission
          Engine Type

          Refers to the design and configuration of the engine. Most petrol bikes typically use either a single-cylinder, twin-cylinder, or occasionally a multi-cylinder (like a four-cylinder) engine.

          Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, DOHC, FI Engine
          Oil Cooled, Twin Spark, 4-valve FI DTS-i
          Displacement
          124.7 cc
          160.3 cc
          No. of Cylinders

          Indicates the total count of combustion cylinders in the engine. Common configurations include single-cylinder, twin-cylinder, and four-cylinder setups.

          1
          -
          Cooling System

          Describes the method used to dissipate heat from the engine. Petrol bikes often use air-cooling or liquid-cooling systems to maintain optimal operating temperatures.

          Liquid Cooled
          Oil Cooled
          Valve Per Cylinder

          Refers to the number of intake and exhaust valves present in each cylinder. Most modern petrol bike engines have two or four valves per cylinder.

          4
          -
          Fuel Supply
          Fuel Injection
          Fuel Injection
          Clutch

          Enables the rider to disconnect the engine from the transmission temporarily, allowing for gear changes and neutral operation.

          Wet Multi-Disc
          -
          Gear Box

          Indicates the arrangement of gears that transmit power from the engine to the wheels, allowing the rider to adjust speed and torque.

          6-Speed
          6 Speed
          Bore

          These measurements describe the diameter (bore) and length (stroke) of the cylinder in the engine. They directly affect an engine's performance characteristics.

          58 mm
          -
          Stroke

          These measurements describe the diameter (bore) and length (stroke) of the cylinder in the engine. They directly affect an engine's performance characteristics.

          47.2 mm
          -
          Compression Ratio

          Reflects the ratio of the maximum volume in the cylinder (when the piston is at the bottom) to the minimum volume (when the piston is at the top) during the engine cycle. Higher compression ratios generally lead to more efficient combustion.

          12.8:1
          -
          Emission Type

          Specifies the level of emissions produced by the bike, conforming to regulatory standards. Petrol bikes typically adhere to norms like Euro or BS (Bharat Stage) emissions standards.

          bs6-2.0
          bs6-2.0
          Max Torque

          Represents the highest rotational force output by the engine, usually measured in Newton-meters (Nm) or pound-feet (lb-ft). It indicates the engine's pulling power.

          12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
          14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
          Starting

          Describes how the engine is initiated. Most petrol bikes use electric starters, kick starters, or both, to commence engine operation.

          Self Start Only
          Kick and Self Start
          Features
          Instrument Console

          This refers to the display panel on a petrol bike that shows essential information like speed, RPM, fuel level, and other indicators such as engine temperature and gear position.

          Digital
          Digital
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Bluetooth
          Navigation
          -
          Yes
          USB Charging PortNoNo
          Speedometer

          Displays the current speed of the bike in kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles per hour (mph), providing crucial information for safe riding.

          Digital
          Digital
          Techometer
          Digital
          Digital
          Tripmeter

          Tracks the distance traveled during a specific journey or trip, enabling riders to monitor their mileage for individual rides.

          Digital
          -
          Odometer

          Shows the total distance covered by the bike since its inception, providing a comprehensive record of its usage

          Digital
          Digital
          Additional Features Of Variant

          This refers to unique features or upgrades specific to a particular model or variant of the petrol bike, which may include enhanced performance components, aesthetic improvements, or technology integrations.

          Lubrication - Wet Sump, Forced, Sub Frame - Bolt on sub-frame, Rider Aids - Advanced ABS
          Gear position indicator, Turn-By-Turn Navigation, Instantaneous Fuel Economy & Average Fuel Economy
          Seat Type
          Split
          Split
          Body Graphics

          Refers to the decorative decals or paint schemes on the bike's bodywork, enhancing its visual appeal.

          Yes
          -
          ClockYes
          -
          Stepup SeatYes
          -
          Passenger Footrest

          Provides a designated area for the pillion passenger to rest their feet comfortably during rides.

          YesYes
          Average Fuel economy Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Distance to Empty Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Features and Safety
          Service Due IndicatorYes
          -
          Fuel Gauge
          Digital
          -
          Additional Features

          This refers to unique features or upgrades specific to a particular model or variant of the petrol bike, which may include enhanced performance components, aesthetic improvements, or technology integrations.

          Lubrication - Wet Sump, Forced, Sub Frame - Bolt on sub-frame, Rider Aids - Advanced ABS
          Gear position indicator, Turn-By-Turn Navigation, Instantaneous Fuel Economy & Average Fuel Economy

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          Mileage and Performance
          City Mileage
          46.92 kmpl
          -
          Highway Mileage
          48.05 kmpl
          -
          Overall Mileage
          -
          52 kmpl
          Dimensions and Capacity
          Fuel Capacity
          13.4 L
          12 L
          Width

          These dimensions describe the physical size of the bike. Width represents the distance across the widest part of the bike, length is the distance from front to back, and height is the vertical measurement from the ground to the highest point of the bike.

          -
          804 mm
          Length
          -
          2017 mm
          Height
          -
          1060 mm
          Saddle Height

          Indicates the distance from the ground to the top surface of the bike's seat, influencing rider comfort and accessibility, especially for shorter or taller individuals.

          822 mm
          -
          Ground Clearance
          155 mm
          170 mm
          Wheelbase
          -
          1372 mm
          Kerb Weight
          159 kg
          152 kg
          Electricals
          Headlight
          Halogen
          LED
          Tail Light
          LED
          LED
          Turn Signal Lamp
          LED
          LED
          DRLsYesYes
          LED Tail LightsYes
          -
          Low Fuel IndicatorYesNo
          Distance to Empty Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Average Fuel economy Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Tyres and Brakes
          Front Brake Diameter

          Refers to the diameter of the disc or drum used for the front brake system on a petrol bike, influencing braking performance and heat dissipation.

          300 mm
          300 mm
          Rear Brake Diameter

          Indicates the diameter of the disc or drum used for the rear brake system, contributing to the bike's overall braking effectiveness and control.

          230 mm
          230 mm
          Underpinnings
          Frame
          Split-Trellis frame (Tubular)
          Perimeter

          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            KTM 125 Duke

            • No compromise on the component front
            • Most refined KTM engine
            • Best KTM motorcycle for a learner
            • Agile handling
            • Affordable in class

            Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            • Comes with smartphone connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation
            • Delivers exciting performance
            • Handles well and changes direction quickly

            KTM 125 Duke

            • Doesn't have the same KTM performance as the other models
            • Still sports the age-old design language
            • Braking department could have been better
            • Could've have done with the dual-channel setup
            • Small fuel tank

            Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            • One of the heaviest bikes in its class
            • Engine isn’t refined at higher revs
            • Pulsar N160 does almost everything that the NS160 does, at a much lower price

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          User Reviews of Comparison

          • 125 Duke
          • Pulsar NS160
          • KTM 125 Duke

            Duke 125 never failed to impress

            Recently took the KTM 125 Duke out for a spin in the scenic hills of Shimla, and boy, was it an exhilarating..... Read More

            By jimmy
            On: May 20, 2024 | 14 Views
          • KTM 125 Duke

            KTM 125 Duke is a real show-stopper

            Finally, I got my hands on the KTM 125 Duke! As it speeds through Mumbai's busy streets, this bike is a real..... Read More

            By munesh
            On: May 13, 2024 | 35 Views
          • KTM 125 Duke

            Great Bike

            The KTM 125 Duke is a motorcycle that has dynamic charisma and will provide a delightful ride in the segment of 125cc..... Read More

            By purusottam naik
            On: May 09, 2024 | 63 Views
          • KTM 125 Duke

            My dream Bike Is The KTM 125 Duke

            This bike is perfect for those who are passionate about road trips and sporty rides. I am feeling proud that I chose..... Read More

            By chunky
            On: May 08, 2024 | 90 Views
          • KTM 125 Duke

            Exceptional Fuel Efficiency

            As a proud owner of the Hero Splendor for the past four years, I can attest to its excellence. Everywhere I go, I..... Read More

            By yash anand balai
            On: May 05, 2024 | 66 Views
          • KTM 125 Duke Reviews
          • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            An exciting and smooth ride

            It was an exciting and smooth ride whether speeding down the highway or cruising through local streets, thanks to its..... Read More

            By junaid
            On: May 20, 2024 | 9 Views
          • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            Every journey is a joyride

            Safar ka maza tab aata hai, jab saathi bhi mazedaar ho. With the Pulsar NS160, every journey is a joyride. For the..... Read More

            By gopal
            On: May 13, 2024 | 50 Views
          • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            Great performance it delivers

            I gifted myself this model last year on the occasion of my birthday from my savings, and after one year of experience,..... Read More

            By bunty
            On: May 08, 2024 | 152 Views
          • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            Excellent Overall

            The bike is excellent overall, but its top-end performance could be better. Additionally, it requires a flat tire fix,..... Read More

            By abhisek nayak
            On: May 03, 2024 | 85 Views
          • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

            Great Experience

            It sounds like you've had a great experience with your Bajaj bike! Its performance and mileage are impressive, and it's..... Read More

            By rabish
            On: May 02, 2024 | 86 Views
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          FAQs on KTM 125 Duke and Bajaj Pulsar NS160

          Which bike is better KTM 125 Duke or Bajaj Pulsar NS160?

          As per our average user rating, KTM 125 Duke has a score of 4.4/5 while Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has rate of 4.3 /5.

          Which bike among KTM 125 Duke and Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is cheaper?

          KTM 125 Duke price starts at Rs 179468 & Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price starts at Rs 146701 in Delhi . Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is cheaper between these.
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