Bajaj Pulsar NS200 vs KTM RC 125 Comparison

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    Bajaj Pulsar NS200
    Bajaj Pulsar NS200
    Rs1.40 Lakh*
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    KTM RC 125
    KTM RC 125
    Rs1.80 Lakh*
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Bajaj Pulsar NS200 vs KTM RC 125

Should you buy Bajaj Pulsar NS200 or KTM RC 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. Bajaj Pulsar NS200 price in Delhi is Rs 1.40 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the KTM RC 125 price in Delhi is Rs 1.80 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the Pulsar NS200 makes 24.5 PS and 18.5 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of RC 125 stand at 14.5 PS and 12 Nm respectively. Bajaj offers the Pulsar NS200 in 4 colours whereas the KTM RC 125 comes in 1 colours. Out of 117 user reviews, RC 125 scores 4.3 whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 tallies 4.7 out of 5 based on 501 user reviews.

Pulsar NS200 vs RC 125

Key HighlightsPulsar NS200RC 125
Mileage (City)40.84 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
44.95 kmpl
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Bikes
Engine Type4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i EngineSingle Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
Displacement199.5 cc124.7 cc

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.60 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.03 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
44.95 kmpl
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 501 Reviews
Based on 117 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 5,167
₹ 6,572
ColoursBrunt RedMetallic Pearl WhitePewter GreySatin BlueOrangeOrange
Photo Comparison
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
4 - stroke, SOHC 4-Valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, BSVI Compliant FI DTS-i Engine
Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
199.5 cc
124.7 cc
Max Power
24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm
14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm
Max Torque
18.5 Nm @ 8000 rpm
12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet, Multi Disc
Wet Multi-Disc
Gear Box
58 mm
47.2 mm
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Stepup SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
40.84 kmpl
44.95 kmpl
Highway Mileage
40.36 kmpl
45.87 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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
Perimeter Frame
Steel Trellis Frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
WP-USD Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension
Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2017 mm
1977 mm
804 mm
1075 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
9.5 L
Saddle Height
835 mm
Ground Clearance
168 mm
178.5 mm
1363 mm
1341 mm
Dry Weight
154.2 kg
Kerb Weight
156 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Full DC MF
Battery Capacity
12 V
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-100/80-17, Rear :-130/70-17
Front :-110/70-R17, Rear :- 150/60-R17
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
300 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
230 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    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.

    KTM RC 125

    • Top-spec components like USD fork and radial tyres
    • Set up to handle brilliantly in corners
    • Appealing design thanks to sporty livery

    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.

    KTM RC 125

    • High asking price
    • Aggressive riding stance will prove to be painful in city as well as on the highway
    • Easy to outgrow the motor’s performance

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Pulsar NS200
  • RC 125
  • 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 | 5205 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
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Reviews
  • KTM RC 125

    Nice and good

    Good giving nice options to buy, vehicle quality also good, looks great, performance awesome, like to see in this..... Read More

    By sahil
    On: Aug 08, 2021 | 364 Views
  • KTM RC 125

    Bohat hi acchi bike hai.

    Bahot hi accha bike hai ktm mere dost ke pass hai ye bike mujhe bahot hi accha lagti hai KTM ka sound is everything.

    By noor ahmad
    On: Nov 23, 2020 | 574 Views
  • KTM RC 125

    Awesome Bike

    This is an awesome bike with superb mileage and looking superb.

    By asim barman
    On: Aug 16, 2020 | 616 Views
  • KTM RC 125

    Best in the segment.

    The design and performance of the bike are great with a great fuel economy.

    By vishal yadav
    On: Aug 15, 2020 | 405 Views
  • KTM RC 125

    With Sport Looks KTM RC 125 Bike

    KTM RC 125 Bike comes with a powerful engine and 6-speed manual transmission. I am using this bike for racing and its..... Read More

    By chanki reddy
    On: Aug 06, 2020 | 3414 Views
  • KTM RC 125 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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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

Show me all colours of the ktm rc125

Entertainment asked on 7 Sep 2021

KTM RC 125 is available in 1 colour - Orange.

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By Bikedekho experts on 7 Sep 2021

What is the mileage of RC 125 bs6 in city

Priyanshu asked on 16 Apr 2021

The estimated mileage for KTM RC 125 is around 46 km/l.

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Apr 2021

It is suitable for long drive to Ladakh?

Mahammadtousif asked on 7 Mar 2021

The KTM RC 125 would not be a good option to go touring on. The riding posture ...

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By Zigwheels on 7 Mar 2021

IS RC125bs6 available in Guwahati Six miles

Salsrang asked on 17 Feb 2021

KTM has already launched the BS6 version of RC 125. For the availability, we ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 Feb 2021

Can I buy the bike with out down-payment it's possible?

Karish asked on 14 Dec 2020

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Dec 2020

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