TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar 150 Comparison

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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 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 150 price in Delhi is Rs 92,627 (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 878 user reviews, Pulsar 150 scores 4.4 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 722 user reviews.

Apache RTR 160 vs Pulsar 150 Highlights

Key HighlightsApache RTR 160Pulsar 150
Body TypeSports Naked BikesCommuter Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Fuel-injected BSVI Engine4-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.1.20 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.08 Lakh onwards
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 722 Reviews
Based on 878 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 3,899
₹ 3,498
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Fuel-injected BSVI Engine
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
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

    Overall performance is great

    Overall performance is great except handlebar vibrations on above 70kmph. Comfortable riding below 70kmph.

    By vinay m hegde
    On: Nov 28, 2020 | 11 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Very good bike.

    Very good bike, safety features are also available in this bike and ABS system gives us more safety while riding.

    By bhuwal chand
    On: Nov 22, 2020 | 35 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    A Very Good Bike.

    TVS RTR 160 Apache is an awesome bike with amazing performance.

    By naheem ansari
    On: Nov 21, 2020 | 48 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Amazing Experience.

    TVS has invented a good 160 segment machine. There has enough power for a good performance and good pick up but one..... Read More

    By nitesh
    On: Nov 21, 2020 | 244 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Amazing bike.

    The bike was great, Jaisa maine socha tha use acha experience mila comfort and speed is amazing, look wisa bhi achi..... Read More

    By sudhir singh
    On: Nov 18, 2020 | 173 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 Reviews
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Best but not in mileage.

    Nice bike. In pulsar new series in this cost but mileage is not too good. It give about 35 to 40 kmpl only.

    By aashwit sinha
    On: Nov 21, 2020 | 31 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Great Bike

    Excellent features. Top performance. Royal looking and very comfortable and stylish bike in 150 segments one of the..... Read More

    By gopal tiwari
    On: Nov 16, 2020 | 319 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Best For Middle Class Family.

    Best for a middle-class family, low maintenance, good average, best in the segment.

    By anuraktam raj
    On: Nov 09, 2020 | 102 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Overall A Good Bike.

    Overall good smart-looking bike. Good performance, best mileage, look awesome and smooth with all safety features.

    By lp maisalgi
    On: Oct 08, 2020 | 157 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Good Riding Experience.

    I am using Bajaj Pulsar 150 Bike and I like this bike so much because it looks very amazing and it performs well. This..... Read More

    By arpit sain
    On: Oct 06, 2020 | 1930 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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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

What are the accessories dealer will provide for TVS Apache RTR 160?

Jodhpur asked on 16 Oct 2020

For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest dealership as they will be ...

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By Bikedekho Experts on 16 Oct 2020

Could you please provide me TVS Apache RTR 160 Dealer near me?

pogovscartoon asked on 15 Oct 2020

You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest dealership...

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By Bikedekho Experts on 15 Oct 2020

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

What are the ways to increase acceleration and top speed of my Bajaj Pulsar 150?

Hemant asked on 24 Jul 2020

Well, it is not possible to increase pick up and top speed without tweaking the ...

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By Bikedekho Experts on 24 Jul 2020

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