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Bajaj Pulsar 180 Vs Honda CB Unicorn 160 Vs TVS Star City Plus comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.08 Lakh
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₹ 97,356
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₹ 65,865
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Bajaj Pulsar 180 Vs Honda CB Unicorn 160 Vs TVS Star City Plus Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 180 Vs CB Unicorn 160 Vs Star City Plus on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Pulsar 180 Vs CB Unicorn 160 Vs Star City Plus – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB Unicorn 160 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 97,356 . On the other hand, Bajaj Pulsar 180 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.08 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.13 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the TVS Star City Plus starts at ₹ 65,865 and goes up to ₹ 68,465 for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar 180Honda CB Unicorn 160TVS Star City Plus
Price₹ 1.08 Lakh₹ 97,356 ₹ 65,865
Body TypeCommuterCommuterCommuter
Mileage45.00 Km/l62.00 Km/l86.00 Km/l
Power16.36 bhp13.82 bhp8.00 bhp
Engine178.6 CC162.7 CC109.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 180 Vs CB Unicorn 160 Vs Star City Plus – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB Unicorn 160 base engine returns 62 Km/l. The Bajaj Pulsar 180 base returns 45 Km/l. The TVS Star City Plus basic model, on the other hand, gives 86 Km/l.

Pulsar 180 Vs CB Unicorn 160 Vs Star City Plus – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB Unicorn 160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 180 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the TVS Star City Plus is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 178.6 cc162.7 cc109.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 16.36 bhp @ 8500 rpm13.82 bhp @ 8000 rpm8 bhp @ 7350 rpm
Max Torque 14.52 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.92 Nm @ 6000 rpm8.7 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 222
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionCarburetorEco Thrust Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartKick / Self Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Air Filter N/AN/APaper Filter Element
Bore x stroke N/AN/A53.5 x 48.8 mm
Max speed kmph N/AN/A90 Kmph

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L12.0 L10.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.2 LN/A2.0 L
Mileage 45.00 Km/l62.00 Km/l86.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 151 kg134 kg116 kg
Length 2035 mm2045 mm1980 mm
Width 765 mm757 mm750 mm
Height 1115 mm1062 mm1080 mm
Wheelbase 1345 mm1324 mm1260 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm150 mm172 mm
Seat Height 790 mmN/A785 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears4 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-plateWet, MultiplateWet, Multiple - Disc
Compression Ratio N/AN/A10.0 : 1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double CradleDiamondSingle Cradle Tubular Frame
Front Suspension Telescopic With Anti Friction BushTelescopicTelescopic (Oil Damped)
Rear Suspension 5 Way Adjustable, Nitrox Shock AbsorberSpring Loaded Hydraulic Type (monoshock)5 Step Adjustable Hydraulic Shock Absorber


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDrum
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm240 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm130 mm110 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 17 Tubeless80/100-17 Tubeless2.75 X 17 41P 4PR
Rear Tyre 120/80 17 Tubeless110/80-17 Tubeless3.0 X 17 50P 6PR


Battery 12V Full DC MF12V 4Ah12V 4Ah MF
Headlight 35/35 W With 2 Pilot Lamps, With AHO (Auto Headlamp On)12V 35/35WLED, 11W
Tail Light LEDLED5 / 21

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosscross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalcross
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
Headlights With Pilot Lampscross--
i3S Technology (Idle Start-Stop System)cross--
LED DRL Headlampcross--
Long Wheel Base The Perfect Cruiser Posturecross--
Maintenance Free Batterycross--
New Multi - Function Displaycross--
Side Stand Indicatorcross-cross
Solid Aerodynamic Design With New Body Graphicscross--
Specially Designed Seat For Better Comfortcross--
Sports Telescopic Front Forks Suspensiontick--
Tubeless Tyrestick--
Viscous Air Filtercross--
3D Emble--tick
Advanced APDV Engine with Super Mileage--cross
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)--tick
All Gear Electraic Start--tick
Aluminum Grab- Rail--tick
Black Alloy Wheel--tick
Chrome Plated Muffler and Rugged Shockers--cross
Coloured Shock Absorbers--tick
Convenient Power Start--cross
Hight Grip Tread Button Tyres--tick
Mobile Charger--tick
Premium 3D Splendor Emblem--cross
Rear Carrier Available as Optional Accessory--cross
Sporty Tail Light--cross
Sporty Windshield Visor With Powerful Headlamps--cross
Stylish Alloy Wheels--cross
Stylish Headlamps--tick
Wide Comfortable Seat With Broad Rear Grip--cross

Additonal Features

220 CC DTS-i Engine With Twin Spark Plugscross--
Digital Twin Spark Ignition (DTS-i) Enginetick--
Highway Comfort Handle Barcross--
Iconic Style & Design Timeless Avenger Stylecross--
Low Slung Seating The Best Seat On The Roadcross--
Oil Cooled Keeps Your Engine Cool At All The Timescross--
Wide Rear Tyrecross--
Tri-Set Cockpit Style Meter Console--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar 180

Competitor of Honda CB Unicorn 160

Competitor of TVS Star City Plus

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