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Bajaj Pulsar 220F Vs Bajaj Dominar 250 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comparison


Bajaj Pulsar 220F Vs Bajaj Dominar 250 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 220F Vs Dominar 250 Vs Apache RTR 160 4V 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 220F Vs Dominar 250 Vs Apache RTR 160 4V – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Bajaj Pulsar 220F in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.23 Lakh. On the other hand, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.04 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.07 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Bajaj Dominar 250 starts at ₹ 1.68 Lakh.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar 220FBajaj Dominar 250TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
Price₹ 1.23 Lakh₹ 1.68 Lakh₹ 1.04 Lakh
Body TypeCommuterCommuterSports
Mileage40.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl
Power20.12 bhp26.60 bhp16.28 bhp
Engine220.0 CC248.8 CC159.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 220F Vs Dominar 250 Vs Apache RTR 160 4V – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Bajaj Pulsar 220F base engine returns 40 Kmpl. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V base returns 30 Kmpl. The Bajaj Dominar 250 basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

Pulsar 220F Vs Dominar 250 Vs Apache RTR 160 4V – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Bajaj Pulsar 220F gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Bajaj Dominar 250 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 220.0 cc248.8 cc159.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 20.12 bhp @ 8500 rpm26.6 bhp @ 8500 rpm16.28 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 18.55 Nm @ 7000 rpm23.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Oil CooledLiquid CooledOil Cooler With Ram Air Assist
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf/ Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L13.0 L12.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.2 LN/A2.5 L
Mileage 40.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 155 kg180 kg143 kg
Length 2035 mm2156 mm2050 mm
Width 750 mm836 mm790 mm
Height 1165 mm1112 mm1050 mm
Wheelbase 1350 mm1453 mm1357 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm157 mm180 mm
Seat Height 795 mmN/A800 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-plateSlipper ClutchWet Multi Plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle Down TubeBeam Type Perimeter FrameDouble Cradle Split Synchro STIFF
Front Suspension Telescopic, With Anti-friction BushTelescopic, 37mm USD Fork, 135mm TravelTelescopic Forks
Rear Suspension 5 Way Adjustable, Nitrox Shock AbsorberMulti-step Adjustible Mono Shox With Nitrox, Wheel Stroke Of 110mmMonoshox


Front Brake Type DiscTwin-channel ABS, DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscTwin-channel ABS, DiscDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 260 mm300 mm270 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 17- Tubeless100/80-17 Tubeless90/90-17 49P Tubeless
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 17- Tubeless130/70-17 Tubeless110/80-17 57P Tubeless


Battery 12 V Full DC12V, 8Ah VRLA12V, 9Ah
Headlight Projector Lamp 55W With AHO (Auto Headlamp On)Full LED With Auto HeadlampAHO 12V, 35/35W HS1 Bulb, With All-time ON LED Position Lamp
Tail Light LEDLEDLED - 1W/ 2.5 W

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
5 Spoke Alloy Wheelstick--
Projector Headlamp That Provides A Wider Beam For Better Low Light Visibilitytick--
Self-Cancelling Indicatorstick--
Dual Channel ABS-tick-
LCD Instrument Cluster--cross

Additonal Features

Monocross Suspension--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar 220F

Competitor of Bajaj Dominar 250

Competitor of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

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