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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs Yamaha R15 V3.0 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.09 Lakh
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₹ 1.52 Lakh
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₹ 1.49 Lakh
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Overview

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs Yamaha R15 V3.0 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 R15 V3.0 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 R15 V3.0 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.09 Lakh. On the other hand, Yamaha R15 V3.0 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.49 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.5 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke starts at ₹ 1.52 Lakh.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar NS160KTM 125 DukeYamaha R15 V3.0
Price₹ 1.09 Lakh₹ 1.52 Lakh₹ 1.49 Lakh
ManufacturerBajajKTMYamaha
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage45.00 Kmpl34.50 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl
Power17.00 bhp14.30 bhp18.30 bhp
Engine160.3 CC124.7 CC155.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs R15 V3.0 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 base engine returns 45 Kmpl. The Yamaha R15 V3.0 base returns 30 Kmpl. The KTM 125 Duke basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

Pulsar NS160 Vs 125 Duke Vs R15 V3.0 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Yamaha R15 V3.0 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 160.3 cc124.7 cc155.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 17 bhp @ 9000 rpm14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm18.3 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm12 Nm @ 8000 rpm14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
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 VIN/A
Stroke N/A47.2 mmN/A
Throttle Body N/ATB 33N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L10.2 L11.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.4 LN/A1.1 L
Mileage 45.00 Kmpl34.50 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 151 kg148 kg142 kg
Length 2017 mm1993 mm1990 mm
Width 803 mm789 mm725 mm
Height 1060 mm1083 mm1135 mm
Wheelbase 1372 mm1366 mm1325 mm
Ground Clearance 177 mm155 mm170 mm
Seat Height 805 mm818 mm815 mm

Transmission

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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASteel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedDelta Box
Front Suspension Telescopic With Anti-friction BushWP Upside-Down 43mmTelescopic Fork Up
Rear Suspension Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber With CanisterWP Monoshock, 10 Step AdjustMonocross (link Suspension)
Suspension Travel (Front) N/A140 mmN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) N/A60 mmN/A

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Single Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Single Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 260 mm300 mm282 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloyAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 -17 49 P Tubeless110/70-R17100/80-17M/C 52P - Tubeless
Rear Tyre 120/80 -17 61 P Tubeless150/60-R17140/70R17M/C 66H - Radial Tubeless

Electricals

Battery 12V Full DC MFN/A12 V, 4.0 Ah(10 HR)
Headlight H4 (12V 55/60W)HalogenLED
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigitalDigital
Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
BSIV Enginecross--
ABSticktickcross
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)tick--
AHO(Automatic Headlamp On)cross--
Back-lit Switchgeartick--
BSIV Compliant Enginetick--
Clear-Lens Indicator Lensestick--
18 Litres of Storage Space-cross-
Automatic HeadLamp on (AHO)-cross-
Bold Body-Mounted Headlamp-cross-
Carved Tail Light-cross-
CBS with Equalizer-cross-
LED Headlamp & position lamp-cross-
Metal Muffler Protector-cross-
Signature Gold Rim-cross-
Tubeless Tyres-cross-
Dual Channel ABS--tick
Super Wide Tyre--tick
USB Charging Option--tick
Variable Valves Actuation (VVA)--tick

Additonal Features

Aggressive & Muscular Lookcross--
Nitrox Mono-Suspension Gives It Better Balance & Stabilitycross--
Petal Disc Brakes That Ensure Better Brakingcross--
Rear Tyre That Provides Better Road Gripcross--
Assist & Slipper Clutch--tick

Key Features

Bi Functional LED Headlights--cross
Negative LCD Displaywith Gear Shift Indication--cross
Raised LED Tail Light--cross

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Competitor of KTM 125 Duke

Competitor of Yamaha R15 V3.0

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