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TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs Yamaha MT-15 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 95,000
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₹ 1.1 Lakh
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₹ 1.4 Lakh
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Overview

TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Vs Yamaha MT-15 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar NS160 Vs MT-15 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 NS160 Vs MT-15 – 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, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.1 Lakh Lastly, the Yamaha MT-15 starts at ₹ 1.4 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.41 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryTVS Apache RTR 160Bajaj Pulsar NS160Yamaha MT-15
Price₹ 95,000 ₹ 1.1 Lakh₹ 1.4 Lakh
ManufacturerTVSBajajYamaha
Body TypeCommuterSportsSports
Mileage48.00 Km/l45.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l
Power15.00 bhp17.00 bhp19.00 bhp
Engine159.7 CC160.3 CC155.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar NS160 Vs MT-15 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the TVS Apache RTR 160 base engine returns 48 Km/l. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 base returns 45 Km/l. The Yamaha MT-15 basic model, on the other hand, gives 48 Km/l.

Apache RTR 160 Vs Pulsar NS160 Vs MT-15 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the TVS Apache RTR 160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Yamaha MT-15 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 159.7 cc160.3 cc155.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 15 bhp @ 8400 rpm17 bhp @ 9000 rpm19 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm15 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 221
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledOil CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartKick / Self StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L12.0 L11.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.5 L2.4 LN/A
Mileage 48.00 Km/l45.00 Km/l48.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 139 kg151 kg138 kg
Length 2085 mm2017 mm2020 mm
Width 730 mm803 mm800 mm
Height 1105 mm1060 mm1070 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm1372 mm1335 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm177 mm155 mm
Seat Height 790 mm805 mm810 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-PlateWet Multi-plateN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle Synchro STIFFN/ADeltabox
Front Suspension Telescopic With Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm StrokeTelescopic With Anti-friction BushTelescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) With Spring AidNitrox Mono Shock Absorber With CanisterSwingarm (link Suspension)

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 270 mm260 mm282 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm230 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inchesN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-17 49P Tubeless90/90 -17 49 P Tubeless100/80-17M/C 52P (Tubeless)
Rear Tyre 110/80-17 57P Tubeless120/80 -17 61 P Tubeless140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)

Electricals

Battery 12V, 9 Ah12V Full DC MF12 V, 4.0 Ah(10 HR)
Headlight 35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face ReflectorH4 (12V 55/60W)LED
Tail Light 0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On LensLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clockticktickcross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
3D Access & S Logocross--
ABStickticktick
Central Locking & Unique Safety Shuttercross--
Chorme Head Lampcross--
Convenient Dual Luggage Hokscross--
Digital Speedomtercross--
Front Pocketcross--
Large Size Underseat Compartmentcross--
Large Size Underseat Compartment 20Lcross--
MF Batterycross--
Mobile Charger DC- Socketcross--
Stylish, Chrome-Plated Silencer Covercross--
Suzuki Easy Start Systemcross--
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)-tick-
Back-lit Switchgear-tick-
BSIV Compliant Engine-tick-
Clear-Lens Indicator Lenses-tick-

Additonal Features

Key Features

Absolute Control-cross-
Bluetooth-cross-
Explore all roads-cross-
Long-ride Ready-cross-
Navigation-cross-
Retro Flavor Tourer-cross-
Bi Functional LED Headlights--tick
Negative LCD Displaywith Gear Shift Indication--tick
Raised LED Tail Light--tick

Competitor of TVS Apache RTR 160

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Competitor of Yamaha MT-15

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