TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Comparison

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TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 160 or Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. TVS Apache RTR 160 price in Delhi is Rs 1.02 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 price in Delhi is Rs 1.33 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the Apache RTR 160 makes 15.53 PS and 13.9 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Pulsar NS200 stand at 24.5 PS and 18.5 Nm respectively. TVS offers the Apache RTR 160 in 6 colours whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 comes in 2 colours. Out of 500 user reviews, Pulsar NS200 scores 4.7 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 743 user reviews.

Apache RTR 160 vs Pulsar NS200

Key HighlightsApache RTR 160Pulsar NS200
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i Engine
Displacement159.7 cc199.5 cc
Max Power15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.22 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.53 Lakh onwards
Body Type
User Rating
4.6
Based on 743 Reviews
4.7
Based on 500 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 3,959
₹ 4,954
Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled
4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i Engine
Displacement
159.7 cc
199.5 cc
Max Power
15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm
24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm
Max Torque
13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
18.5 Nm @ 8000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
2
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Wet, Multi Plate
Wet, Multi Disc
Ignition
IDI-Dual Mode Digital Ignition
-
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
-
Bore
62 mm
-
Stroke
52.9 mm
-
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
-
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Single Channel
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
ClockYesYes
Additional Features
Glide Through Technology, Remora Tyres
-
Stepup Seat
-
Yes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes

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Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Perimeter Frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers
Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2085 mm
2017 mm
Width
730 mm
804 mm
Height
1105 mm
1075 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
12 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
-
Ground Clearance
180 mm
168 mm
Wheelbase
1300 mm
1363 mm
Kerb Weight
139 kg
156 kg
Load Capacity
130 kg
-
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen With AHO
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Full DC MF
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
-
Pilot LampsYes
-
Alternator
AC Generator
-
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Front :-100/80-17, Rear :-130/70-17
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Alloy
Alloy
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
270 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
230 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

TVS Apache RTR 160

  • Excellent price to performance ratio
  • Great handling characteristics
  • Good amount of features on offer

Bajaj Pulsar NS200

  • Has gained in performance, despite the strict BS6 emissions.
  • The engine is more frugal now, thanks to better fueling.
  • Still handles well.

TVS Apache RTR 160

  • Looks quite dated
  • Engine refinement is not the best

Bajaj Pulsar NS200

  • Lacks bottom and mid-range performance.
  • The new colour scheme may feel a bit garish.
  • Lacks modern features compared to its competition.
  • Rear monoshock is on the firmer side, which fails to flatten sharp bumps or potholes.

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Pulsar NS200
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Awesome Bike

    It is an awesome bike. I can't express my views on it. It is really good.

    By ganesh
    On: Jan 03, 2021 | 314 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Loving TVS Bike

    It is a good bike and I love it so much. Mileage is amazing, also style and looks are best in the comparison of other..... Read More

    By rahul kumar
    On: Jan 02, 2021 | 2043 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Very Good Bike

    Apache RTR 160 is an excellent bike. It delivers a good mileage and pickup is amazing.

    By mohd gulam waris khan
    On: Jan 01, 2021 | 188 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Looking so Cool and Stylish

    It's style, comfort, looks and safety is very good but one problem is with its space.

    By kaushal kumar ram
    On: Dec 31, 2020 | 160 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Apache RTR Bike

    It is a good bike for long drive and it delivers a good mileage, also it looks nice and pickup is amazing.

    By junaid hashmi
    On: Dec 31, 2020 | 161 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 Reviews
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Excellent Product.

    The bike is great with excellent performance and BikeDekho.com makes it easy to purchase a bike you can see full..... Read More

    By suraj kumar
    On: Dec 20, 2020 | 1264 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Superb bike a this price point.

    Superb bike for its cost. I love its look and performance which you can only get after reaching 80km speed.

    By prathap gourav
    On: Dec 01, 2020 | 230 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Best 200cc Bike In India.

    I purchased Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Bike for the daily commute and long rides. This is a good sports bike available at an..... Read More

    By siddharth
    On: Oct 19, 2020 | 2871 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Best Performance Of Bike On Indian Roads.

    I am using Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Bike and I am happy with this bike. It performs well and it comes with features that make..... Read More

    By ronney sharma
    On: Oct 05, 2020 | 1244 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Safest Bike In Market

    Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Bike comes with a 4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i..... Read More

    By laxmikant sharma
    On: Oct 01, 2020 | 2224 Views
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Questions And Answers

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What is the final price of Apache RTR 160 and 180?

shakir asked on 18 Jan 2021

TVS Apache RTR 160 retails in the price range of Rs. 1.02 - 1.05 Lakh (ex-...

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By Zigwheels on 18 Jan 2021

What the warranty on TVS Apache RTR 160?

Ahmed asked on 22 Dec 2020

TVS offers a warranty of 5 years or 60,000 km on motorcycles.

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By Bikedekho experts on 22 Dec 2020

What about tvs after sales service and resale value

Devansh asked on 28 Nov 2020

Well, the after-sales service totally depends on the area and its service center...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Nov 2020

If we are not using bike ? Our free service will expire within one year?

Ankit asked on 14 Nov 2020

Yes, free service of a bike is bounded with set of km range and time period.

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Nov 2020

What is the required tyre air pressure for TVS Apache RTR 160?

multi asked on 17 Oct 2020

The required Tyre Pressure for Apache RTR 160 2018-20 ABS Front Disc front tyre ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 Oct 2020

Is there low fuel alert in NS200?

Ravi asked on 20 Feb 2021

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 comes equipped with a digital fuel guage that displays the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Feb 2021

When will the new color come

Sidharth asked on 12 Feb 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end on launching new ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Feb 2021

Is there any official information about the bajaj going to bring the old colours back from April 2021.

shiju asked on 24 Jan 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end. Stay tuned for ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 24 Jan 2021

Is old colour version of NS200 available?

Namana asked on 12 Jan 2021

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is available in 2 different colours - Burnt Red, Pewter Grey...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Jan 2021

My height is 6.0 ft, can I ride NS200 comfortably?

Dhiraj asked on 23 Nov 2020

Yes, a person with a height of 6 ft can ride RS200 comfortably. Moreover, do ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Nov 2020

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