TVS Apache RTR 180 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Comparison

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    TVS Apache RTR 180
    TVS Apache RTR 180
    Rs1.13 Lakh*
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    Bajaj Pulsar NS200
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TVS Apache RTR 180 vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 180 or Bajaj Pulsar NS200 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 180 price in Delhi is Rs 1.13 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 price in Delhi is Rs 1.40 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the Apache RTR 180 makes 16.79 PS and 15.5 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Pulsar NS200 stand at 24.5 PS and 18.5 Nm respectively. TVS offers the Apache RTR 180 in 4 colours whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 comes in 4 colours. Out of 501 user reviews, Pulsar NS200 scores 4.7 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 180 tallies 4.5 out of 5 based on 262 user reviews.

Apache RTR 180 vs Pulsar NS200

Key HighlightsApache RTR 180Pulsar NS200
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i Engine
Displacement177.4 cc199.5 cc
Max Power16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.33 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.60 Lakh onwards
Body Type
EMI Starts₹ 4,332
₹ 5,167
User Rating
Based on 262 Reviews
Based on 501 Reviews
ColoursT GreyGloss BlackMatte BluePearl WhiteBrunt RedMetallic Pearl WhitePewter GreySatin Blue
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i Engine
177.4 cc
199.5 cc
Max Power
16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm
Max Torque
15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
18.5 Nm @ 8000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Oil Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet Multi Plate Clutch
Wet, Multi Disc
Gear Box
5 Speed
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
Stepup Seat
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
40.84 kmpl
Highway Mileage
40.36 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
4.8 Sec
4.21 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
4.21 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
11.68 Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
3.57 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
7.07 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
21.41 m Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
36.12 m Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
56.16 m Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Perimeter Frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2085 mm
2017 mm
730 mm
804 mm
1105 mm
1075 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
12 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
Ground Clearance
170 mm
168 mm
1326 mm
1363 mm
Kerb Weight
141 kg
156 kg
Load Capacity
130 kg
Halogen With AHO
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Full DC MF
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
Front :-100/80-17, Rear :-130/70-17
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
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
200 mm
230 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    TVS Apache RTR 180

    • Razor sharp handling makes it a hoot to ride
    • Value for money

    Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    • Has gained in performance, despite the strict BS6 emissions.
    • The engine is more frugal now, thanks to better fueling.
    • Still handles well.

    TVS Apache RTR 180

    • Engine lacks refinement
    • Apache RTR 160 2V looks similar

    Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    • Lacks bottom and mid-range performance.
    • The new colour scheme may feel a bit garish.
    • Lacks modern features compared to its competition.
    • Rear monoshock is on the firmer side, which fails to flatten sharp bumps or potholes.

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 180
  • Pulsar NS200
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Awesome bike

    Apache RTR 180 ka bahut acha quality he. Bahut acha lag rha hai chalane me. Speed bhi bahut acha hai. Apache RTR 180 ke..... Read More

    By arvind kumar yadav
    On: Dec 30, 2020 | 4075 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Beautiful Bike

    Nice bike. Best comfort and best millage bike and beautiful design and looking.

    By minchun kumari
    On: Dec 26, 2020 | 342 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Best Bike Ever.

    Best bike ever, it is the best bike in the 180cc segment, amazing performance, and mileage.

    By rizwan kha
    On: Nov 18, 2020 | 463 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    This bike is a racing machine.

    This bike is a racing machine, I love this bike, amazing features, a superb performance. The looks of the bikes are..... Read More

    By dinesh choudhary
    On: Nov 13, 2020 | 2636 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Amazing Bike With Great Road Presence.

    Stylish and comfortable for driving. Apache has a better road presence than other bikes and I enjoy riding this bike.

    By jayesh chaubey
    On: Nov 13, 2020 | 317 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180 Reviews
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    NS 200 Is wolf with RAW Power

    Best Performance Bike Under 1.5Lakh. The maintenance cost is low, looks awesome. Best Bike For College Students

    By paras choudhary
    On: Jul 19, 2021 | 141 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Excellent Product.

    The bike is great with excellent performance and makes it easy to purchase a bike you can see full..... Read More

    By suraj kumar
    On: Dec 20, 2020 | 3090 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Superb bike a this price point.

    Superb bike for its cost. I love its look and performance which you can only get after reaching 80km speed.

    By prathap gourav
    On: Dec 01, 2020 | 531 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Best 200cc Bike In India.

    I purchased Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Bike for the daily commute and long rides. This is a good sports bike available at an..... Read More

    By siddharth
    On: Oct 19, 2020 | 5203 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200

    Best Performance Of Bike On Indian Roads.

    I am using Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Bike and I am happy with this bike. It performs well and it comes with features that make..... Read More

    By ronney sharma
    On: Oct 05, 2020 | 2015 Views
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Questions And Answers

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How much should i put Castrol on rtr200?

Danny asked on 30 Aug 2021

The engine oil capacity of TVS Apache RTR 180 is 1100 ml.

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Aug 2021

Exchange offer?

Abid asked on 21 Jun 2021

The exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometres ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Jun 2021


Mahendra asked on 6 Jun 2021

No, TVS Apache RTR 180 does not feature Bluetooth.

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Jun 2021

RTR 180 mileage?

S. asked on 28 Mar 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end. So, we would ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Mar 2021

I would like to know whether the clutch cable is covered under warranty. If it is then what's the time period and under how much kilometres the bike should be?

Jyothis asked on 13 Mar 2021

Well, every manufacturing defect in the bike and its parts would be covered ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Mar 2021

I want to have a test ride?

Akshay asked on 21 Jul 2021

For this, we would suggest you visit the nearest authorized dealership in your ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Jul 2021

Bajaj pulsar ns200 rear disc plate engaged with disc setup and sound annoyingly. Should I go to service center and ask for fix the problem or should I go for change of the disc plate?

HARYANAVI asked on 17 Jun 2021

For this, we would suggest you to get in touch with the nearest authorized ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 Jun 2021

How many gears?

Asmit asked on 14 Jun 2021

The Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 employs a 199.5cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled fuel-...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Jun 2021

Can we install NS160 ladies footrest in Bajaj Pulsar NS200?

Abhinav asked on 20 Mar 2021

For installation of accessories, we'd suggest you visit the nearest authorised ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Mar 2021

Is there low fuel alert in NS200?

Ravi asked on 20 Feb 2021

Bajaj Pulsar NS200 comes equipped with a digital fuel guage that displays the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Feb 2021

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