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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs KTM RC 200 comparison

Overview

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs KTM RC 200 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs RC 200 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 NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs RC 200 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the KTM RC 200 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.04 Lakh. On the other hand, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.09 Lakh Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke starts at ₹ 1.52 Lakh.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar NS160KTM 125 DukeKTM RC 200
Price₹ 1.09 Lakh₹ 1.52 Lakh₹ 2.04 Lakh
ManufacturerBajajKTMKTM
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage45.00 Kmpl34.50 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl
Power17.00 bhp14.30 bhp25.00 bhp
Engine160.3 CC124.7 CC199.5 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs RC 200 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the KTM RC 200 base engine returns 35 Kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 base returns 45 Kmpl. The KTM 125 Duke basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

Pulsar NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs RC 200 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the KTM RC 200 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 160.3 cc124.7 cc199.5 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 17 bhp @ 9000 rpm14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm25 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm12 Nm @ 8000 rpm19.2 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection System
Cooling System Oil CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Kick / Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A58 mmN/A
Emission N/ABS VIBS VI
Stroke N/A47.2 mmN/A
Throttle Body N/ATB 33N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L10.2 L10.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.4 LN/A1.5 L
Mileage 45.00 Kmpl34.50 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 151 kg148 kg137 kg
Length 2017 mm1993 mm1978 mm
Width 803 mm789 mm688 mm
Height 1060 mm1083 mm834 mm
Wheelbase 1372 mm1366 mm1340 mm
Ground Clearance 177 mm155 mm178 mm
Seat Height 805 mm818 mm820 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-plate5 Plate, Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically ActuatedWet Multi-Disc Clutch, Mechanically Actuated
Compression Ratio N/A12.8:1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASteel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedSteel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Front Suspension Telescopic With Anti-friction BushWP Upside-Down 43mmWP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber With CanisterWP Monoshock, 10 Step AdjustWP Monoshock
Suspension Travel (Front) N/A140 mmN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) N/A60 mmN/A

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscFour-piston Radial Fixed Calliper, Brake Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSingle-piston Floating Calliper, Brake Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 260 mm300 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm230 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloyAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 -17 49 P Tubeless110/70-R17110/70 X 17
Rear Tyre 120/80 -17 61 P Tubeless150/60-R17150/60 X 17

Electricals

Battery 12V Full DC MFN/A12V/8Ah
Headlight H4 (12V 55/60W)HalogenProjector Headlamps
Tail Light LEDLEDLED Tail Lamp

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigitalDigital
Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
9MB ABS Brakescross--
ABStickticktick
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)tick--
Back-lit Switchgeartick--
BSIV Compliant Enginetick--
Clear-Lens Indicator Lensestick--
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTMcross--
Telescopic Fork Suspension cross--
BSIV Engine--cross
AHO(Automatic Headlamp On)--cross
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC--tick
Pillion Ride Seat --tick
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look--tick

Additonal Features

Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)cross--
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movementcross--
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravitycross--
100% Digital LCD Display--tick
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity--tick
Aggressive & Muscular Look--cross
Handlebar Is Combined With Advanced Control--tick
Headlight Opening A New Direction For KTM Style--tick
KTM RC 200 High-Quality Upside-Down Fork--tick
Nitrox Mono-Suspension Gives It Better Balance & Stability--cross
Petal Disc Brakes That Ensure Better Braking--cross
Rear Tyre That Provides Better Road Grip--cross
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together--tick
Windshield Design For Rider’S Chest And Arms--tick

Key Features

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Competitor of KTM 125 Duke

Competitor of KTM RC 200

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