TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar 150 Comparison

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    TVS Apache RTR 160
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TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar 150

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 160 or Bajaj Pulsar 150 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 150 price in Delhi is Rs 94,125 (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 150 stand at 14 PS and 13.25 Nm respectively. TVS offers the Apache RTR 160 in 6 colours whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 150 comes in 7 colours. Out of 891 user reviews, Pulsar 150 scores 4.4 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 743 user reviews.

Apache RTR 160 vs Pulsar 150

Key HighlightsApache RTR 160Pulsar 150
Body TypeSports Naked BikesCommuter Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine
Displacement159.7 cc149.5 cc
Max Power15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm14 PS @ 8500 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.22 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.08 Lakh onwards
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 743 Reviews
Based on 891 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 3,959
₹ 3,482
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled
4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine
159.7 cc
149.5 cc
Max Power
15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm
14 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
13.25 Nm @ 6500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet, Multi Plate
Wet, Multi Plate
IDI-Dual Mode Digital Ignition
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
62 mm
52.9 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Glide Through Technology, Remora Tyres
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch

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Chassis and Suspension
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Commuter Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers
Telescopic, 31mm Conventional fork
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Twin Shock absorber, Gas filled with Canister
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2085 mm
2055 mm
730 mm
765 mm
1105 mm
1060 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
15 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
Ground Clearance
180 mm
165 mm
1300 mm
1320 mm
Kerb Weight
139 kg
148 kg
Load Capacity
130 kg
Halogen With AHO
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYesYes
AC Generator
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Front :-80/100-17, Rear :-100/90-17
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
270 mm
260 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
130 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 150

  • Among the most powerful 150cc bikes on sale
  • Great value for money considering the features and performance offered

TVS Apache RTR 160

  • Looks quite dated
  • Engine refinement is not the best

Bajaj Pulsar 150

  • Engine refinement could be better
  • Build quality isn’t the best
  • Gearbox is imprecise and crude

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Pulsar 150
  • 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
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  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Good looking bike.

    Good looking and powerful bike.

    By rahul kumar
    On: Feb 09, 2021 | 79 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Bajaj pulsar twin disc total waste of money

    I purchased Bajaj Pulsar twin disc from Ahmedabad city in the month of July 2020. Till date my bike got 3 serious..... Read More

    By pranav panchal
    On: Feb 08, 2021 | 1321 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    My New Bajaj Pulsar 150 Bike

    I am using Bajaj Pulsar 150 Bike and it comes with the muscular looks. It is a strong and tough body bike, with halogen..... Read More

    By kunal
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 1102 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Definetly Recommended - Bajaj Pulsar 150

    I just boughts this new bike a few days back. I will share you my experience with Bajaj Pulsar 150 bike. I am using..... Read More

    By gurusewak
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 1696 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Bike in Budget - Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Bajaj Pulsar 150 Bike is available at most affordable price and that is why I am very happy to buy this. It looks so..... Read More

    By lalit
    On: Jan 22, 2021 | 505 Views
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Questions And Answers

  • Apache RTR 160
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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

Have bajaj pulsar kick system

Achyuta asked on 3 Jan 2021

No, Bajaj Pulsar 150 has self start only.

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By Bikedekho experts on 3 Jan 2021

I want Pulsar 150 engine guard.

Keshava asked on 30 Oct 2020

For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest authorized service centre ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Oct 2020

Any CSD facility available?

suresh asked on 20 Oct 2020

For the availability, we would suggest you walk into the nearest dealership as ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Oct 2020

Between Pulsar 150 twin disc and FZS FI V3, which bike should I buy as per long term usage and reliability?

ASHISH asked on 5 Oct 2020

Both bikes are good enough. Keeping the bike for long will totally depend on how...

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By Bikedekho experts on 5 Oct 2020

Which bike is better Yamaha fzs Fi V3 or bajaj pulsar 150 twin disc bsvi

Manish asked on 2 Aug 2020

As per their price and offerings, both bikes are lacking in competition. The ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 2 Aug 2020

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