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Kawasaki Ninja 650 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Honda CBR650R comparison


Kawasaki Ninja 650 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Honda CBR650R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja 650 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CBR650R 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.

Ninja 650 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja 650 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 6.24 Lakh. On the other hand, TVS Apache RTR 160 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 95,000 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 98,000 for range topping model Lastly, the Honda CBR650R starts at ₹ 7.7 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja 650TVS Apache RTR 160Honda CBR650R
Price₹ 6.24 Lakh₹ 95,000 ₹ 7.7 Lakh
Body TypeSportsCommuterSports
Mileage21.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power67.30 bhp15.00 bhp85.90 bhp
Engine649.0 CC159.7 CC649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja 650 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 base engine returns 21 Km/l. The TVS Apache RTR 160 base returns 48 Km/l. The Honda CBR650R basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Km/l.

Ninja 650 Vs Apache RTR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the TVS Apache RTR 160 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CBR650R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc159.7 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 214
Max Power 67.3 bhp @ 8000 rpm15 bhp @ 8400 rpm85.9 bhp @ 11500 rpm
Max Torque 64 Nm @ 6700 rpm13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm60.1 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4216
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L12.0 L15.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A0.5 LN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 196 kg139 kg210 kg
Length 2115 mm2085 mm2135 mm
Width 740 mm730 mm749 mm
Height 1145 mm1105 mm1149 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mm1300 mm1449 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm180 mm132 mm
Seat Height 790 mm790 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate ClutchWet, Multi-PlateMultiplate Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelDouble Cradle Synchro STIFFDiamond Type
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork / 125 MmTelescopic With Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm Stroke41 Mm - USD Fork
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link With Adjustable Preload / 130 MmMonotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) With Spring AidPro-Link


Front Brake Type Dual Semi-floating Petal DiscsDisc Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm270 mm340 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm130 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70-17 ZRI7M/C (58W)90/90-17 49P Tubeless120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 160/60-17 ZRI7M/C (69W)110/80-17 57P Tubeless180/55 ZR17 M/C (73W)


Battery Maintenance Free12V, 9 Ah12V/8.6Ah
Headlight Bulb And Reflector Type35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face ReflectorLED
Tail Light LED0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On LensLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickcrosstick
Dual-Channel ABScross-tick
Effortless Assist/Slipper Clutchcross-tick
Embellished With Full LED Lightingcross-tick
High Performance High Controllabilitycross--
Improved Windshieldtick--
Largest Brake Disc In Classcross--
LCD Displaycross-tick
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modelcross--
Redesigned Exhaust & Mufflercross-tick
Roading Four-Cylinder Enginecross-tick
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristiccross--
Smartphone Connectivitytick--
TFT Colour Instrumentationtick--
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)-cross-
Back-lit Switchgear-cross-
BSIV Compliant Engine-cross-
Clear-Lens Indicator Lenses-cross-
Aggressive Headlight Design--cross
Easy Start System--cross
Full LCD Instrumentation--cross
Low RPM Assist--cross
Nissan Anitlock Brake System--cross
Tapered Handlebars--cross
Three-Mode Traction Control System--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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