Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Comparison

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    Bajaj Pulsar NS160
    Bajaj Pulsar NS160
    Twin Disc BS6
    Rs1.18 Lakh*
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    Yamaha YZF R15 V3
    Yamaha YZF R15 V3
    Thunder Grey
    Rs1.57 Lakh*
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    Hero Xtreme 160R
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    Rs1.16 Lakh*
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*Ex-showroom price in Delhi

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Should you buy Bajaj Pulsar NS160 or Yamaha YZF R15 V3 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 NS160 price in Delhi is Rs 118682 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 price in Delhi is Rs 157600 (ex-showroom). The engine in the Pulsar NS160 makes 17.2 PS and 14.6 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of YZF R15 V3 stand at 18.6 PS and 14.1 Nm respectively. Bajaj offers the Pulsar NS160 in 3 colours whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes in 4 colours. Out of 1018 user reviews, YZF R15 V3 scores 4.6 whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 131 user reviews.

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.32 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.79 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.37 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Sports Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 4,274
₹ 5,806
₹ 4,445
User Rating
4.4
Based on 131 Reviews
4.6
Based on 1018 Reviews
4.2
Based on 29 Reviews
Insurance
ColoursBrunt RedMetallic Pearl WhitePewter GreyThunder GreyStealth Edition
Photo Comparison
Engine
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
4 Stroke, SOHC 4 Valve, Oil Cooled, Twin Spark BSVI DTS-i FI engine
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Air cooled, 4 Stroke 2 Valve Single cylinder OHC
Displacement
160.3 cc
155 cc
163 cc
Max Power
17.2 PS @ 9000 rpm
18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
15.2 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
14 Nm @ 6500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
1
Cooling System
Oil Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
4
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Kick and Self Start
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Wet, multiple-disc
Multi Plate Wet Clutch
Ignition
-
TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
-
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
6-Speed
5 Speed
Bore
-
58 mm
-
Stroke
-
58.7 mm
-
Compression Ratio
-
11.6:1
-
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Dual Channel
Single Channel
Charging Point
-
-
Yes
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Digital
ClockYesYesYes
Additional Features
-
Auxiliary light, Fuel consumption indicator, Shift timing light, VVA indicator, VVA, Side stand engine cut-off switch, Dual horn, Gear position indicator
XSens Technology, Side Stand Engine Cut-Off, Auto Sail Technology, Gear Position Indicator
Stepup SeatYes
-
-
Passenger FootrestYesYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes
-
Display
-
YesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
40.6 kmpl
48.75 kmpl
-
Highway Mileage
48 kmpl
47.92 kmpl
-
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
-
3.40 Sec
4.7 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
-
11.42 Sec
-
Quarter Mile
-
17.37 s @ 118.83 kmph Sec
-
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
-
5.71 Sec
-
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
-
6.65 Sec
-
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
-
19.93 Sec
-
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
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34.15 Sec
-
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
-
51.67 Sec
-
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Perimeter Frame
Deltabox
Tubular Diamond
Body Type
Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic with Anti-friction Bush
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Telescopic (37 mm Dia) with anti friction bush
Rear Suspension
Nitrox mono shock absorber with Canister
Monocross (link suspension)
7 step Rider-adjustable Monoshock
Body GraphicsYesYes
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Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2017 mm
1990 mm
2029 mm
Width
803.5 mm
725 mm
793 mm
Height
1060 mm
1135 mm
1052 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
11 L
12 L
Saddle Height
-
815 mm
790 mm
Ground Clearance
177 mm
170 mm
167 mm
Wheelbase
1372 mm
1325 mm
1327 mm
Kerb Weight
151 kg
142 kg
139.5 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
LED
LED
DRLs
-
-
Yes
LED Tail LightsYesYesYes
Battery Type
DC MF
-
-
Battery Capacity
12 V
12 V, 4 Ah
-
Pilot LampsYes
-
-
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90 -17 Rear :-120/80 -17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :- 130/70 -17
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Alloy
Alloy
Alloy
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
260 mm
282 mm
276 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
220 mm
220 mm

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Pulsar NS160
  • YZF R15 V3
  • Xtreme 160R
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

    Good Bike

    The overall bike looks perfectly great.

    By nitish sah
    On: Oct 20, 2021 | 108 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

    Amazing Performance

    Looking super, beautifully designed, good effort by the company gives long driving confidence, handling is superb, pick..... Read More

    By paija hitesh bhai
    On: Dec 24, 2020 | 4017 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

    Excellent Bike For Youngsters.

    Excellent bike youngers are well satisfied with the model. Very slim and weightless which will give great performance..... Read More

    By karthick karthick
    On: Sep 27, 2020 | 5110 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

    Good performance.

    Its style, sound, and performance are extraordinary. Anyone planning to purchase a new bike. I suggested only ns 160.

    By pavan
    On: Sep 22, 2020 | 530 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160

    Great Experience.

    I Bought This Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Bike About 6 Months Ago. This Bike has an Absolutely Stylish Look and My Riding..... Read More

    By somesh yadav
    On: Sep 08, 2020 | 5073 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Reviews
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Feel The Speed

    Performance is very high. It has very good mileage and overall a good bike.

    By manoj yadav
    On: Dec 28, 2021 | 82 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Best Bike For Family

    Very good bike for daily commute. It is very very stylish. I got one-litre petrol on 57 to 65 km. I am very happy with..... Read More

    By sikhile kanna
    On: Dec 07, 2021 | 1009 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    The Racing Beast

    Overall Great Performance. Good safety with nice mileage. 42kmpl on cities and 45 to 47kmpl on highways.

    By venkatesh patnala
    On: Oct 19, 2021 | 222 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Stellar machine but ergonomics and hard plastics

    R15 v3 despite being a 155cc motorcycle has always had competition ahead of its segment. It has a significant impact on..... Read More

    By arun kalyanaraman r
    On: Oct 17, 2021 | 947 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    My Experience With R15V3

    My experience with R15 V3 is just awesome. It runs on an average of about 52KMPL on having its drink. Braking power..... Read More

    By deepu deepak
    On: Sep 21, 2021 | 1839 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Reviews
  • Hero Xtreme 160R

    WOREST BIKE

    AFTER USING 1 YEAR MY REVIEW IS TO NEVER PURCHASE OR RECOMMEND THIS BIKE. IT IS SUCH A WORST BIKE. AFTER USING 3..... Read More

    By thrinadh
    On: Dec 14, 2021 | 2129 Views
  • Hero Xtreme 160R

    Stylish design bike

    This bike looks so beautiful. No maintenance cost. Value for money. Pick up is also good 0 to 60 I have touched in..... Read More

    By sp raja ff
    On: Nov 26, 2021 | 1224 Views
  • Hero Xtreme 160R

    Awesome Experience with this bike.

    Actually, I took this bike in September 2020. I had an awesome experience, it gives 57-59 mileage. I prefer to buy this..... Read More

    By vignesh kothur
    On: Dec 22, 2020 | 10771 Views
  • Hero Xtreme 160R

    Best bike I ever have in my life.

    I bought this bike last month on 29 the, this bike is a really awesome bike I love it, It's a wonderful bike I've ever..... Read More

    By ajay kumar tulsiram patel
    On: Nov 18, 2020 | 5743 Views
  • Hero Xtreme 160R

    Truly Awesome Bike.

    Best bike in the segment filled with exciting new features that make our city ride every day joyful & happy. The bike..... Read More

    By chandan kumar
    On: Nov 13, 2020 | 2121 Views
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Questions And Answers

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  • Xtreme 160R

Is there any exchange offer?

UMESH asked on 31 Oct 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 31 Oct 2021

Is there side stand indicator in pulsar ns160 bs6

Nivash asked on 6 May 2021

The Pulsar NS160gets a halogen headlamp with pilot lamps and a semi-digital ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 May 2021

What are the required documents are needed to take a pulsar ns160 ABS on finance?

Md asked on 13 Apr 2021

Generally, the documents required while purchasing a vehicle are proof of ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Apr 2021

Seat height in mm

Nandhu asked on 16 Jan 2021

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has a saddle height of 805 mm.

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Jan 2021

I want to know Pulsar NS 160 BS6 variant have reserve fuel capacity?

sourav asked on 18 Aug 2020

NO RESERVE

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By Vignaesh on 18 Aug 2020

Is it available in Bangalore?

Adithya asked on 12 Jan 2022

For the availability and waiting period, we would suggest you to please connect ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Jan 2022

Is R15V3 available in Hyderabador is it discontinued?

Iron asked on 29 Oct 2021

The Yamaha YZF R15 V3 has not been discontinued and is available for sale in the...

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Oct 2021

Is R15 V3 available in dark knight colour, when will R15 V4 will launch?

Surya asked on 5 Oct 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in 4 different colours - Racing Blue, Thunder ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 5 Oct 2021

In R15 V3, bluetooth connectvity is available?

koneti asked on 23 Sep 2021

No, the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is not equipped with bluetooth connectivity.

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Sep 2021

What is the on-road price in Bhagalpur?

Anmol asked on 6 Sep 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is priced in the range of Rs 1.48 - 1.63 Lakh (ex-showroom, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Sep 2021

Can I change rear drum brake into disk brake

NAAT-E asked on 26 Sep 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 26 Sep 2021

Whether auto sail technology is available?

shashi asked on 10 Jul 2021

Hero Xtreme 160R doesn't come with Auto Sail technology.

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Jul 2021

Can you suggest me any aftermarket exhaust for hero Xtreme 160 it be very helpful ??

Vishal asked on 29 Apr 2021

The brand doesn't recommend installing aftermarket exhaust. As it affects the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Apr 2021

Why back disc getting heated?

Arun asked on 10 Apr 2021

For this, we would suggest you to visit the authorized service center in your ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 2021

Today I made my 3rd service for my Hero Xtreme 160R, but the service symbol is getting dislayed over display meter.

charan asked on 15 Mar 2021

We suggest you have a word with the authorised service centre of Hero Moto Corp ...

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By Zigwheels on 15 Mar 2021

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