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Bajaj Pulsar 180 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Honda CB Unicorn 160 comparison

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Bajaj Pulsar 180 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Honda CB Unicorn 160 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 180 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CB Unicorn 160 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 Apache RTR 160 Vs CB Unicorn 160 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB Unicorn 160 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 95,738 . 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 Apache RTR 160 starts at ₹ 95,000 and goes up to ₹ 98,000 for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar 180TVS Apache RTR 160Honda CB Unicorn 160
Price₹ 1.08 Lakh₹ 95,000 ₹ 95,738
ManufacturerBajajTVSHonda
Body TypeCommuterCommuterCommuter
Mileage45.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l62.00 Km/l
Power16.36 bhp15.00 bhp13.82 bhp
Engine178.6 CC159.7 CC162.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 180 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CB Unicorn 160 – 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 Apache RTR 160 basic model, on the other hand, gives 48 Km/l.

Pulsar 180 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CB Unicorn 160 – 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 Apache RTR 160 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 178.6 cc159.7 cc162.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 16.36 bhp @ 8500 rpm15 bhp @ 8400 rpm13.82 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 14.52 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm13.92 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 222
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf / Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L12.0 L12.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.2 L0.5 LN/A
Mileage 45.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l62.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 151 kg139 kg134 kg
Length 2035 mm2085 mm2045 mm
Width 765 mm730 mm757 mm
Height 1115 mm1105 mm1062 mm
Wheelbase 1345 mm1300 mm1324 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm180 mm150 mm
Seat Height 790 mm790 mmN/A

Transmission

No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-plateWet, Multi-PlateWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double CradleDouble Cradle Synchro STIFFDiamond
Front Suspension Telescopic With Anti Friction BushTelescopic With Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm StrokeTelescopic
Rear Suspension 5 Way Adjustable, Nitrox Shock AbsorberMonotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) With Spring AidSpring Loaded Hydraulic Type (monoshock)

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm270 mm240 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm130 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 17 Tubeless90/90-17 49P Tubeless80/100-17 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 120/80 17 Tubeless110/80-17 57P Tubeless110/80-17 Tubeless

Electricals

Battery 12V Full DC MF12V, 9 Ah12V 4Ah
Headlight 35/35 W With 2 Pilot Lamps, With AHO (Auto Headlamp On)35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face Reflector12V 35/35W
Tail Light LED0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On LensLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrosstickcross
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktickcross
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Sports Telescopic Front Forks Suspensiontick--
Tubeless Tyrestick--
ABS-tickcross
LCD Instrument Cluster--cross

Additonal Features

Digital Twin Spark Ignition (DTS-i) Enginetick--
Petal Disck Brake for Optimum Safetycross--
Stylish Under-Belly Exhaust For Better Mass Centeralizationcross--
Trellis Frame With Adjustalbe Off-Set Rear Mono-Shcok For Impressive Handlingcross--
Well-Padded Plush Seatcross--
Monocross Suspension--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar 180

Competitor of TVS Apache RTR 160

Competitor of Honda CB Unicorn 160

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