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 1.03 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 150 price in Delhi is Rs 95,872 (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.1.20 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.12 Lakh onwards
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 743 Reviews
Based on 891 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 3,888
₹ 3,627
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 | 518 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 | 4206 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 | 323 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 | 272 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 | 298 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 Reviews
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150

    Good looking bike.

    Good looking and powerful bike.

    By rahul kumar
    On: Feb 09, 2021 | 246 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 | 4819 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 | 2194 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 | 4371 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 | 1026 Views
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Questions And Answers

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Which one is best unicorn vs Apache 160 2v?

Pushkar asked on 13 Mar 2021

Both Honda Unicorn and TVS Apache RTR 160 are good motorcycles and offer plenty ...

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By Zigwheels on 13 Mar 2021

My age is 20, can I get Apache RTR 160 2V BS6?

Sk asked on 12 Mar 2021

The Apache RTR 160 2V is a viable and relevant stepping stone into the 160cc ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Mar 2021

What is the engine oil capacity of this bike?

AJIT asked on 11 Mar 2021

The engine oil capacity of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is 1200 ml.

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By Bikedekho experts on 11 Mar 2021

Apache rtr 160 or hero xtreme 160

Vaibhav asked on 28 Feb 2021

You may choose to go with the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. The overall package and ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Feb 2021

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

Holi offers kya hai?

Sheelendra asked on 10 Mar 2021

Offers and discounts are provided by the brand or the dealership and may vary ...

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By Zigwheels on 10 Mar 2021

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

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