TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Honda Unicorn Comparison

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    TVS Apache RTR 160
    TVS Apache RTR 160
    Rs1.03 Lakh*
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TVS Apache RTR 160 vs Honda Unicorn

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 160 or Honda Unicorn 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 Honda Unicorn price in Delhi is Rs 97,356 (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 Unicorn stand at 12.91 PS and 14 Nm respectively. TVS offers the Apache RTR 160 in 6 colours whereas the Honda Unicorn comes in 3 colours. Out of 30 user reviews, Unicorn scores 4.0 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 743 user reviews.

Apache RTR 160 vs Unicorn

Key HighlightsApache RTR 160Unicorn
Body TypeSports Naked BikesCommuter Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled4 stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
Displacement159.7 cc162.7 cc
Max Power15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.20 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.15 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Photo Comparison
User Rating
Based on 743 Reviews
Based on 30 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 3,888
₹ 3,727
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4- stroke, Air- Cooled
4 stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
159.7 cc
162.7 cc
Max Power
15.53 PS @ 8400 rpm
12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
14 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque
13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm
14 Nm @ 5500 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
Multiplate Wet Clutch
IDI-Dual Mode Digital Ignition
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
62 mm
57.3 mm
52.9 mm
63.1 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Glide Through Technology, Remora Tyres
3D Wing Mark, Honda Eco Technology
Stepup Seat
With Long Seat
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch

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Chassis and Suspension
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Diamond Type
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Commuter Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Hydraulic Type (Monoshock)
Body GraphicsYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2085 mm
2081 mm
730 mm
756 mm
1105 mm
1103 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
13 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
798 mm
Ground Clearance
180 mm
187 mm
1300 mm
1335 mm
Kerb Weight
139 kg
140 kg
Load Capacity
130 kg
Halogen With AHO
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
12 V, 4 Ah
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYes
AC Generator
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Front :-80/100-18 Rear :-100/90-18
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
270 mm
240 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

Honda Unicorn

  • Comfortable and refined
  • Extremely reliable
  • Lighter than before and gets more ground clearance

TVS Apache RTR 160

  • Looks quite dated
  • Engine refinement is not the best

Honda Unicorn

  • Now quite expensive in BS6 form
  • Looks quite stale and dated
  • Not very feature-rich

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Unicorn
  • 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 | 490 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 | 3841 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 | 305 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 | 251 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 | 276 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 Reviews
  • Honda Unicorn

    Smooth riding experience.

    Engine, mileage, looks, and riding is too good but the seating position is not up to the mark. The digital tachometer..... Read More

    By shrikant naik
    On: Dec 20, 2020 | 7976 Views
  • Honda Unicorn

    It can be more impressive with some more features.

    I am using this bike for the last 3months. I am happy with the mileage of 60kmpl. The price was quite high and no..... Read More

    By ram prasad gude
    On: Dec 18, 2020 | 6985 Views
  • Honda Unicorn

    A very tough bike.

    I am using this bike for almost 10 years now a very reliable and efficient bike you can buy in case of mileage in the..... Read More

    By hafeez
    On: Dec 03, 2020 | 5405 Views
  • Honda Unicorn

    Good Bike ..!!!

    The Unicorn is a good bike with superb comfort & low maintenance 😉🤭

    By kiran kumar
    On: Nov 28, 2020 | 253 Views
  • Honda Unicorn

    There In No Alternative For This Bike.

    Awesome bike in the segment. I got 60+ kmpl mileage during the long drive and 55+ kmpl in the city ride. Comfort is..... Read More

    By arindam ghosal
    On: Nov 21, 2020 | 3083 Views
  • Honda Unicorn Reviews

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Questions And Answers

  • Apache RTR 160
  • Unicorn

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

Between Honda Unicorn and FZs-FI, which bike is good?

raja asked on 21 Apr 2021

Selecting between the Yamaha FZ-FI V3 and Honda Unicorn would depend on certain ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Apr 2021

Which engine oil grade is best for honda unicorn bs6

சேகர் asked on 30 Mar 2021

The recommended engine oil grade for Honda Unicorn is SAE 5W-30 or 10W-30.

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Mar 2021

Age 52 years weight - 68 kg inseam height - 680 mm, daily commute bike 160 cc is manageable ??? your replyawaited very to be purchased urgently

rajesh asked on 30 Mar 2021

There are ample options available in 160cc bikes such as TVS Apache RTR 160, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Mar 2021

At age of 45 sports bike will suite me.

ASHOK asked on 31 Dec 2020

It will totally depend on a rider's physical appearance and build. Moreover, the...

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By Bikedekho experts on 31 Dec 2020

Is pulsar 160 better or unicorn 160

Ketan asked on 27 Dec 2020

Both Honda Unicorn and Bajaj Pulsar NS160 are good motorcycles and offer plenty ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 27 Dec 2020

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