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Key Specs

159.7 ccEngine
60 KmplMileage
118 KmphTop Speed
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BikeDekho Verdict for Apache RTR 160

What we like

  • Powerful motor
  • Feature rich offering
  • Impressive build quality

What we don’t like

  • Engine is vibey
  • High speed handling is poor

Apache RTR 160 Price and Variants

VariantApache RTR 160 Double Disc
Ex-Showroom Price79,194
Start MechanismKick and Self Start
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Tyre & WheelAlloy
Available Colour(s)Gray, Black, Red and 2 more

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TVS Apache RTR 160 On road Price in India

MumbaiRs 91,350
GurgaonRs 89,484
BangaloreRs 94,300
KolkataRs 92,225
ChennaiRs 90,901
HyderabadRs 93,433
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TVS Apache RTR 160 Specifications

Overview
Mileage60 Kmpl
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Wheel TypeAlloy
StartingKick and Self Start
Fuel Capacity16 Ltrs
Engine Type4 Stroke, Single Cylinder
Displacement159.7 cc
Maximum Speed118 Kmph
Gear Box5 Speed
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type4 Stroke, Single Cylinder
Displacement159.7 cc
Mileage60 Kmpl
Maximum Power15.21 PS @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque13.1 Nm @ 4000 rpm
StartingKick and Self Start
Maximum Speed118 Kmph
Cooling SystemAir Cooled
Gear Box5 Speed
ClutchWet, Multi Plate
No. of Cylinders1
Drive TypeWet, Multi-Plate 5 Speed
Valves (per cylinder)2
Bore62 mm
Stroke52.9 mm
Supply SystemCarburetor
Transmission TypeManual
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size

Front :-90/90 - 17,

Rear :-110/80 - 17

Tyre TypeTubeless
Radial TyresYes
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Brake Diameter270 mm
Rear Brake Diameter200 mm
Features and Safety
SpeedometerDigital
TachometerAnalogue
OdometerDigital
TripmeterDigital
ABSNo
CBSNo
Body GraphicsYes
Carry HookNo
Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Seat TypeSingle
ConsoleAnalogue and Digital
ClockYes
Passenger BackrestNo
Step-up SeatNo
Passenger FootrestYes
Underseat StorageNo
Distance to Empty IndicatorNo
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis/FrameDouble Cradle Synchro STIFF
Front SuspensionTelescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear SuspensionMonotube Inverted Gas Filled Shox (MIG) With Spring Aid
Dimensions
Length2085 mm
Height1105 mm
Width730 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm
Saddle Height790 mm
Kerb Weight137 Kg
Wheelbase1300 mm
Fuel Capacity16 Ltrs
Electricals
IgnitionIDI Dual Mode Digital Ignition
Head Lamp35 / 35 W Halogen HS 1 Clear Lens With MFR
Tail LampLED
Turn Signal LampBulb
Pass SwitchYes
Projector HeadlightNo
Battery TypeMaintenance Free
Battery Capacity12 V - 9 Ah
Low Fuel IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYes
LED Tail LightYes
Service Costs
Air Filter Service Cost180
Air Filter Service Frequency12000 kms
Spark Plug Service Cost110
Spark Plug Service Frequency12000 kms
First year Service Cost2000
Second year Service Cost3274
Third year Service Cost3274
Fourth year Service Cost3274
Fifth year Service Cost3274
Count of free services/kms.5
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  • Best In The League

    Oct 2, 2015 by shaun b

    TVS apache 160 RTR is the best in the 160 CC category, in terms of performance, mileage and speed. With an aggressive build and aero dynamics this is the best in its class. The RTR 160 has been a decent looking motorcycle with proportionate design..........Read more

  • I Am In Love With My Bike.

    Oct 2, 2015 by Naveen kumar

    After so many discussion done with my friends before buying this bike & then decide to buy this bike. After buy I just love the performance of this bike from very first day, now this included with my life style. With Mileage, speed,balance n looks..........Read more

  • Attention To Buyers

    Sep 18, 2017 by Vishal

    Please don't buy this bike. I was the owner of this bike but due to its poor neck lock system, I lost this bike last week on 08.09.17. I have complete footage of the incident when a thief broke its lock within 10 seconds when my bike was locked..........Read more

  • Poor Performance

    Jul 26, 2017 by aswin

    Apache rtr is my first bike.Riding this bike is terrible even at 40km speed it vibrates.it looks pretty good.But riding is very terrible becase of extreme vibration.Serving team at Tvs are fools they will they don't know how to service the..........Read more

TVS Apache RTR 160 Expert Review

17 October 2017: Visually stunning and potentially powerful, the TVS Apache RTR 160 is injected with the similar racing gene typical to the RTR (Racing Throttle Response) series. The sporty machine from TVS flaunts a race-inspired aerodynamic body that is a product of sharp design elements like sculpted tank covered with edgy shrouds, an air-slicing engine cowl, and chiselled side-lines. The Apache RTR 160 is integrated with a macho beast headlight assembly and sharp LED tail lights. Powering the racing machine is the 159.7cc, 4-stroke single cylinder carburetted engine that pumps 15.2bhp @ 8500rpm worth of peak power and a decent torque value of 13.1Nm @ 4000rpm. These power and torque outputs are transferred to the driving rear wheels through the seamless 5-speed transmission unit. It has a claimed mileage of 60kmpl and a claimed top speed of 118kmph. The TVS Apache RTR 160 is equipped with purely effective and prompt braking arrangement that consists of front 270mm petal disc and rear 200mm petal disc brake units. The sporty bike is praised for its superior handling and ride comfort that is a conduct of front telescopic forks and rear Monotube inverted gas-filled shox (MIG) suspension. The TVS Apache RTR 160 can be availed in any of its five colour options that include: White, Black, Gray, Sporty Red, and Sporty Yellow. The racing beast retails at a price of Rs 90,078 (On road, Delhi) and faces tough competition from the Bajaj Pulsar 150, Yamaha FZ-S FI, Suzuki Gixxer and the Honda CB Hornet 160R.

Being one of the more exquisite offering by the manufacturer, the top model of the series also boasts of Anti-lock braking system which is a unique feature in its segment. The pleasant part of the motorcycles is that they are affordable, thrilling and made for streets. One can commute, race and even can perform stunts on these little maniacs.


TVS Apache RTR series is assembled on Double Cradle SynchroSTIFF chassis that remains rigid and helps the rider to challenge the extremities of the bike. Rolling the machine are the 90/90 x 17" front and 110/80 x 17" rear tubeless tyres that sport all black 6-spoke alloy wheels. The wheels are equipped with 270mm petal disc brake at the front and 200mm petal disc brake at the rear. Though, disc brake is optional for the 160cc variant and 130mm drum brake is standard. Moreover, Anti-lock braking system is also available for the 180cc variant. Telescopic forks are equipped to the front wheel while monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid are located at the rear.

Designed for thrill this motorbike is a pleasure to ride, its aesthetics are aerodynamic, wheelbase of 1300mm – 1326mm increases confidence at cornering and minimum ground clearance of 165mm is compatible with the Indian roads. The overall measurements of the machine are 2085mm of length, 730mm of width and 1105mm of height. The kerb weight of the 180cc versions are 139kg and that of the Apache RTR 160 is 137kg.

The front of the machine is pretty fascinating, there are LED day time running lights embedded above the twin pilot lamps that makes the headlight section look like an animal head. Muscled tank, which has been an inspiration of the Apache series since inception looks extraordinary and electrifying with the meticulously designed tank shrouds. Engine cowl is bestowed to the machine with aerodynamic razor ed design. Rear tail of the machine gets a separated tail light unit and brake light unit which is rare to find.

TVS Apache RTR 160 has a 159.7cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke engine that is coupled to a 5-speed transmission system. The motor is tuned to generate a maximum power of 15.2bhp at 8,500rpm with a peak torque of 13.1Nm at 4,000rpm. The top speed attained by the machine is 118kmph.

TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS houses a 177.4cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke engine that is configured to churn out a maximum power output of 17.03bhp at 8,500rpm and a topmost torque of 15.5Nm at 6,500rpm. The top speed of the bike is 124kmph.

The manufacturer has equipped the machines with IDI-Dual mode digital ignition that swiftly ignites them with a touch. The bikes get a large 16 liter fuel tank capacity to run hundreds of kilometers at one go. 

TVS Apache RTR series is compact, fast and ready to race each time one turns the ignition on. The bike has lightweight to handle it nicely. The dimensions of the bike are also genuine enough to perform various exciting stunts. Braking of the machines is also responsive with the disc brakes at both the ends. Though, Apache RTR 180s enjoy the presence of Anti-lock braking system. The handling could have been better with the incorporation of wider tyres. 

Anti-lock braking system is a great safety features for the rider as these machines have enough power to kill the rider. The light weight and sound suspensions system are also there to enhance rider’s performance over the machine that will reduce chances of going out of control. Moreover, the manufacturer must use wider tyres to enhance the traction. 

BikeDekho Verdict

The Apache RTR160 offers good performance while being frugal and comes with an affordable price tag. The styling though, is showing its age

Apache RTR 160 Mileage and Running Cost

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Apache RTR 160 Colors

There are 1 variant(s) available. ​TVS Apache RTR 160 comes in 5 different colour(s) - Black, White, Gray, Red, Yellow. There are 1 variants starting from Rs. 90,078 onwards.

  • Black
  • White
  • Gray
  • Red
  • Yellow

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