TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 Comparison

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    TVS Apache RTR 160
    Rs1.18 Lakh*
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TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 160 or Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 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 117790 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 price in Delhi is Rs 104371 (ex-showroom). The engine in the Apache RTR 160 makes 16.04 PS and 13.85 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Pulsar NS 125 stand at 11.99 PS and 11 Nm respectively. whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 comes in 4 colours. Out of 58 user reviews, Pulsar NS 125 scores 4.3 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 792 user reviews.

Apache RTR 160 vs Pulsar NS 125

Key HighlightsApache RTR 160Pulsar NS 125
Max Power16.04 PS @ 8750 rpm11.99 PS @ 8500 rpm
Body TypeSports BikesSports Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC, Fuel Injection4 - stroke, SOHC 2-Valve, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i, EI Engine
Displacement159.7 cc124.4 cc

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.42 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.22 Lakh onwards
Max Power
16.04 PS @ 8750 rpm
11.99 PS @ 8500 rpm
Body Type
Sports Bikes
User Rating
4.6
Based on 792 Reviews
4.3
Based on 58 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 4,119
₹ 3,544
Insurance
Colours-Beach BlueBrunt RedFiery OrangePewter Grey
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Engine
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC, Fuel Injection
4 - stroke, SOHC 2-Valve, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i, EI Engine
Displacement
159.7 cc
124.4 cc
Max Torque
13.85 Nm @ 7000 rpm
11 Nm @ 7000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
-
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
2
2
Starting
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Slipper Clutch
-
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
-
52 mm
Stroke
-
60.7 mm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features
Instrument Console
Digital
Analogue and Digital
USB Charging PortNoNo
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Techometer
Digital
Analogue
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Additional Features Of Variant
Muffler - Conventional design, Glide Through Technology, SmartXonnect, Maximum Power - (Urabn / Rain) - 13.32 PS @ 8000 rpm, Max. Torque - (Urban / Rain) - 12.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm, Position Lamp, Roto Petal Disc Brake
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Seat Type
Split
Split
Passenger Footrest
-
Yes
Features and Safety
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Riding ModesYes
-
Additional Features
Muffler - Conventional design, Glide Through Technology, SmartXonnect, Maximum Power - (Urabn / Rain) - 13.32 PS @ 8000 rpm, Max. Torque - (Urban / Rain) - 12.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm, Position Lamp, Roto Petal Disc Brake
-
Passenger Footrest
-
Yes
DisplayYes
-

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Performance
City Mileage
-
64.75 kmpl
Highway Mileage
-
56.46 kmpl
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
-
12.27 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
-
25.85 Sec
Quarter Mile
-
21.15 s @ 95.10 kmph Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
-
7.81 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
-
10.53 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
-
21.36 m, 2.92 sec Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
-
39.68 m, 3.86 sec Sec
Top Speed
107 kmph
103.29 kmph
Chassis and Suspension
Body Type
Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Dimensions and Capacity
Width
730 mm
810 mm
Length
2085 mm
2012 mm
Height
1105 mm
1078 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
12 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
805 mm
Ground Clearance
180 mm
179 mm
Wheelbase
1300 mm
1353 mm
Kerb Weight
137 kg
144 kg
Electricals
Headlight
LED
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
Bulb
DRLsYes
-
LED Tail Lights
-
Yes
Low Fuel IndicatorYesYes
Tyres and Brakes
Front Brake Diameter
270 mm
240 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
130 mm
Motot & Battery
Battery Capacity
12 V / 6 Ah
12 V
Underpinnings
Frame
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    TVS Apache RTR 160

    • Excellent price to performance ratio
    • Offers lots of new features
    • Great handling package
    • Efficiency should be better than the Apache RTR 160 4V

    Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    • Great handling
    • Looks like a proper modern streetfighter
    • Performance is enjoyable without feeling scary

    TVS Apache RTR 160

    • Engine refinement is not the best
    • Priced too close to the Apache RTR 160 4V to justify what it offers
    • Looks better than before, but still rather dated

    Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    • Missing quite a few features found in segment
    • Build quality is strictly average

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*Ex-showroom price in Delhi

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Pulsar NS 125
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Awesome Bike

    The bike has good mileage. Performance hits a little bit less. In sports mode so it gives the same pickup only..... Read More

    By suraj kolambekar
    On: Nov 14, 2022 | 575 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    What I dislike

    Things That I Dislike are, a better design is required also I think  compared to its competitors, technological..... Read More

    By shailza
    On: Oct 31, 2022 | 455 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Motorbike has been upgraded

    A new LED headlight and a new LED taillight are added to the motorbike in terms of design. With the addition of a..... Read More

    By vikash
    On: Oct 29, 2022 | 194 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Most more comfortable

    The Apache RTR 160 is more comfortable than any other bike in its class, most notably the Bajaj Pulsar 150, and it..... Read More

    By sanjay
    On: Oct 28, 2022 | 471 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160

    Stylish Bike

    The TVS Apache RTR 160 bike is stylish, comfy, and offers high mileage. This bike is affordable and has excellent..... Read More

    By hari
    On: Oct 20, 2022 | 530 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 Reviews
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    Eye appealing bike for me

    I liked NS 125 when I saw the advertisement in the paper. And since then I have been eyeing this gem. The price range..... Read More

    By ronit
    On: Nov 29, 2022 | 39 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    One of the most modern bike

    It is one of the modern bikes up to date, is in the affordable price range at 1,05lacs, and also could be the most..... Read More

    By yogesh
    On: Nov 28, 2022 | 29 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    Appealing looks

    A bike that can do two things altogether is first the appealing look and second give a top-class performance on road...... Read More

    By aman
    On: Nov 24, 2022 | 7 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    Driving experience of NS 125

    There is no doubt that the first look it gives resembles so much with Pulsar 125 and somewhat confuses a person. But..... Read More

    By akshay
    On: Nov 24, 2022 | 20 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

    Exciting Pulsar NS 125

    Yes, it has bumblebee headlamps, which is the first thing I noticed, and got curious and excited about the bike. The..... Read More

    By uday
    On: Nov 14, 2022 | 9 Views
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FAQs on TVS Apache RTR 160 and Bajaj Pulsar NS 125

Which bike is better TVS Apache RTR 160 or Bajaj Pulsar NS 125?

As per our average user rating, TVS Apache RTR 160 has a score of 4.6/5 while Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 has rate of 4.3 /5.

Which bike among TVS Apache RTR 160 and Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is cheaper?

TVS Apache RTR 160 price starts at Rs 117790 & Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 price starts at Rs 104371 in Delhi . Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is cheaper between these.

Questions And Answers

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Pulsar NS 125

Is it available on finance?

RishabhBhandari asked on 18 Oct 2022

If you are planning to buy a new bike on finance, then generally, 10 to 30 ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Oct 2022

What is the torque of TVS Apache RTR 160?

RishabhBhandari asked on 10 Oct 2022

TVS Apache RTR 160 has a maximum torque up to 13.85 Nm.

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Oct 2022

Apache160 2v Bs6 is not start how to solve?

ARRANGE asked on 19 Mar 2022

For this, we'd suggest you please visit the nearest authorized service centre of...

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By Bikedekho experts on 19 Mar 2022

Here showing low price but I ask in showroom they are saying different price.

Suman asked on 6 Feb 2022

The price which is shown on the website from different cities give an ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Feb 2022

Jharkhand ke district me on road price kya hai

Manoj asked on 4 Jan 2022

TVS Apache RTR 160 retails at INR 1.08 - 1.11 Lakh (ex-showroom, Ranchi). You ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 Jan 2022

What are the finance details of Bajaj Pulsar NS 125?

Abhijeet asked on 21 Nov 2022

If you are planning to buy a new bike on finance, then generally, 10 to 30 ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Nov 2022

Which one is the best, Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 or TVS Raider?

Abhijeet asked on 11 Nov 2022

Selecting the right bike would depend on several factors such as your budget ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 11 Nov 2022

How can I increase the mileage?

Punya asked on 7 Nov 2022

In order to improve the mileage, we would suggest you ride slower. Riding fast ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 7 Nov 2022

What is price in Raigarh Chhattisgarh?

Bpn asked on 7 Nov 2022

The Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is priced at INR 1,05,498 (Ex-showroom price in Raigarh...

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By Bikedekho experts on 7 Nov 2022

What is the on-road price (Hyderabad)?

Raju asked on 28 Oct 2022

The Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is priced at INR 1.05 Lakh (Ex-showroom in Hyderabad). ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Oct 2022

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