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TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Suzuki Intruder comparison

TVS Apache RTR 160 Price
  • Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 95,000
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₹ 72,122
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₹ 1.26 Lakh
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TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Suzuki Intruder Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar 125 Vs Intruder 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.

Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar 125 Vs Intruder – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the TVS Apache RTR 160 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 95,000 and goes up to ₹ 98,000 for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Suzuki Intruder price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.26 Lakh Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 starts at ₹ 72,122 and goes up to ₹ 80,218 for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryTVS Apache RTR 160Bajaj Pulsar 125Suzuki Intruder
Price₹ 95,000 ₹ 72,122 ₹ 1.26 Lakh
Body TypeCommuterCommuterCruiser
Mileage48.00 Kmpl62.00 Kmpl44.00 Kmpl
Power15.00 bhp11.80 bhp13.41 bhp
Engine159.7 CC124.4 CC154.9 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar 125 Vs Intruder – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the TVS Apache RTR 160 base engine returns 48 Kmpl. The Suzuki Intruder base returns 44 Kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 basic model, on the other hand, gives 62 Kmpl.

Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar 125 Vs Intruder – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the TVS Apache RTR 160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Suzuki Intruder comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 159.7 cc124.4 cc154.9 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 15 bhp @ 8400 rpm11.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm13.41 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm11 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 222
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartKick And Self StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L11.5 L11.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.5 LN/AN/A
Mileage 48.00 Kmpl62.00 Kmpl44.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 139 kg140 kg152 kg
Length 2085 mm2055 mm2130 mm
Width 730 mm755 mm805 mm
Height 1105 mm1060 mm1095 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm1320 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mmN/A170 mm
Seat Height 790 mmN/A740 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-PlateN/AWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle Synchro STIFFN/ASingle Downtube
Front Suspension Telescopic With Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm StrokeTelescopicTelescopic
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) With Spring AidTwin Gas ShockSwing Arm Type


Front Brake Type DiscDrumDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 270 mm170 mm270 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm130 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsTubelessCast Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-17 49P Tubeless80/100 X 17100/80 - 17 - Tubeless
Rear Tyre 110/80-17 57P Tubeless100/90 X 17140/60R - 17 - Radial Tubeless


Battery 12V, 9 Ah12V Full DC MFMaintenance Free 12v, 3Ah
Headlight 35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face ReflectorHalogen12 V 35/35 W
Tail Light 0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On LensLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Inverted GRS Suspensioncross--
New Console with Side Stand Indicatorscross--
New Viscous Air Filterscross--
Sporty Speed Line Graphicscross--
Comfortable Riding--tick
LED Tail Lamp--tick
Rear Mudguard--cross
SEP - Suzuki Eco Performance--tick
Sharp Twin Exhaust--tick
Smart Digital Instrumentation--tick

Additonal Features

Atft Engine Delivering 15.6 Bhpcross--
Fuel Injection--tick
Premium Backrest--tick

Key Features

Single-Channel ABS And Rear Lift Protection--cross

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