TVS Apache RTR 160 4V vs Suzuki Gixxer SF 2018

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Rs92,466*
*On Road Price Delhi
Rs1,12,602*
*On Road Price Delhi
Rs1,43,167*
*On Road Price Delhi

Apache RTR 160 4V vs Gixxer SF 2018

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V vs Suzuki Gixxer SF 2018: Suzuki Gixxer SF SP ABS is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 48.54 kmpl while the claimed figure for TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Carburetor Single Disc is . TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is priced at Rs 92,466 (On road, Delhi) while Suzuki Gixxer SF 2018 is the costlier one priced at Rs 1,12,602 (On road, Delhi). Apache RTR 160 4V is available in 3 colour options while Gixxer SF 2018 has 4 colours to choose from. Apache RTR 160 4V churns out a power of 16.5 PS @ 8000 rpm while Gixxer SF 2018 produces 14.8 PS @ 8000 rpm.

Overview

Mileage (ARAI)NA48.54 kmpl35 Kmpl
Front BrakeDiscDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDrumDiscDisc
Wheel TypeAlloyAlloyAlloy
StartingKick and Self StartSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Fuel Capacity12 L12 L13 L
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4-Stroke, OHC, SI EngineSingle Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 2 Valve, SOHCSingle Cylinder, 4-Valve, Triple Spark, DTS-i Engine
Displacement159.7 cc154.9 cc199.5 cc
Maximum Speed113 kmph127 Kmph140.8 Kmph
Gear Box5 Speed5 Speed6 Speed
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol
EMIRs 2,681Get Loan @ 9.7%Rs 3,264Get Loan @ 9.7%Rs 4,057Get Loan @ 9.7%

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4-Stroke, OHC, SI EngineSingle Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 2 Valve, SOHCSingle Cylinder, 4-Valve, Triple Spark, DTS-i Engine
Displacement159.7 cc154.9 cc199.5 cc
Maximum Power16.5 PS @ 8000 rpm14.8 PS @ 8000 rpm24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm
Maximum Torque14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm14 Nm @ 6000 rpm18.6 Nm @ 8000 rpm
StartingKick and Self StartSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Maximum Speed113 kmph127 Kmph140.8 Kmph
Cooling SystemOil CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Gear Box5 Speed5 Speed6 Speed
ClutchWet, Multi PlateNAWet, Multi Plate
No. of Cylinders111
Drive TypeChain DriveChain DriveChain Drive
Valves (per cylinder)424
Bore62 mm56 mmNA
Stroke52.9 mm62.9 mmNA
Supply SystemCarburetorNAFuel Injection
Transmission TypeManualManualManual
Compression RatioNANA11.2:1

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre Size

Front :-90/90-17,

Rear :-110/80-17

Front :-100/80-17,

Rear :-140/60-R17

Front :-100/80-17,

Rear :-130/70-17

Tyre TypeTubelessTubelessTubeless
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front BrakeDiscDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDrumDiscDisc
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)NA29 psi25 psi
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)NA29 psi25 psi
Front Brake Diameter270 mmNA300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter130 mmNA230 mm

Features and Safety

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigitalAnalogue
OdometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TripmeterDigitalDigitalDigital
ABSNoDual ChannelNo
CBSNoNoNo
EBSNoNoNo
Body GraphicsYesYesYes
Carry HookNoNoNo
Fuel economy IndicatorNANANo
Seat TypeSplitSingleSplit
ConsoleDigitalDigitalAnalogue and Digital
ClockYesYesYes
Passenger BackrestNoNoNo
Step-up SeatYesYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYesYes
Underseat StorageNoNoNo
Distance to Empty IndicatorNANANo
Traction ControlNoNoNo
Cruise ControlNoNoNo
NavigationNoNoNo
Quick ShifterNoNoNo
Launch ControlNoNoNo
Power ModesNoNoNo
Adjustable WindscreenNoNoNo
Mobile ConnectivityNoNoNo

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis/FrameDouble Cradle Synchro STIFFNAPerimeter Frame
Front SuspensionTelescopic ForksTelescopicTelescopic With Anti Friction Bush
Rear SuspensionMonoshoxSwing Arm, Mono SuspensionNitrox Mono Shock Absorber with Canister

Dimensions

Length2050 mm2050 mm1999 mm
Height1050 mm1085 mm1114 mm
Width790 mm785 mm765 mm
Ground Clearance180 mm160 mm157 mm
Saddle Height800 mm780 mm800 mm
Kerb Weight143 kg140 kg164 Kg
Wheelbase1357 mm1330 mm1355 mm
Fuel Capacity12 L12 L13 L

Electricals

IgnitionTCI - Transistor Controlled IgnitionNANA
Head LampHalogen with AHO LED Position LampHalogenLow and High Beam Projector
Tail LampLEDLEDLED
Turn Signal LampLEDBulbLED
Pass SwitchYesYesYes
Projector HeadlightNoNADual Projector
Battery TypeMaintenance FreeMaintenance FreeDC MF
Battery Capacity12 V - 9 Ah12 V, 3 Ah12 V
Low Fuel IndicatorYesYesYes
Pilot LampsNANoYes
LED Tail LightYesYesYes
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