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TVS Apache RTR 160 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 95,000
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₹ 47,250
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TVS Apache RTR 160 Vs Hero Duet Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Apache RTR 160 Vs Duet 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 Duet – 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, Hero Duet price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 47,250 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 48,900 for range topping model.

SummaryTVS Apache RTR 160Hero Duet
Price₹ 95,000 ₹ 47,250
Body TypeCommuterScooter
Mileage48.00 Kmpl63.80 Kmpl
Power15.00 bhp8.00 bhp
Engine159.7 CC110.9 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Apache RTR 160 Vs Duet – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the TVS Apache RTR 160 base engine returns 48 Kmpl. The Hero Duet base returns 64 Kmpl.

Apache RTR 160 Vs Duet – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the TVS Apache RTR 160 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Hero Duet comes in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 159.7 cc110.9 cc
No Of Cylinder 11
Max Power 15 bhp @ 8400 rpm8 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 13.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm8.7 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 22
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Air CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L5.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.5 L1.8 L
Mileage 48.00 Kmpl63.80 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 139 kg116 kg
Length 2085 mm1830 mm
Width 730 mm726 mm
Height 1105 mm1139 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm1245 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm155 mm
Seat Height 790 mm770 mm


No. Of Gears 5 GearsN/A
Clutch Wet, Multi-PlateAutomatic Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle Synchro STIFFHigh Rigidity Under Bone Type
Front Suspension Telescopic With Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm StrokeTelescopic, Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) With Spring AidUnit Swing With Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper


Front Brake Type DiscDrum,Internal Expanding Shoe Type
Rear Brake Type DrumDrum,Internal Expanding Shoe Type
Front Disc/Drum Size 270 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches10 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSheet Metal
Front Tyre 90/90-17 49P Tubeless90/100 - 10 - 53 J
Rear Tyre 110/80-17 57P Tubeless90/100 - 10 - 53 J


Battery 12V, 9 Ah12V - 4Ah (MF Battery)
Headlight 35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn Lens With Multi-Face Reflector12V- 35W / 35W - Halogen Bulb (Multi-Reflector Type)
Tail Light 0.5W LED- Twin Triangle With Prism On Lens12V - 5/21W Multi Reflector Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcross
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatortickcross
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickcross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Always Headlamp On (AHO)-tick
Broad Halogen Head Lamp-cross
BS-IV Compliant-tick
Digital Analog Combo Meter Console-tick
Elegant Tail Lamp-cross
External Fuel Filling-tick
Integrated Braking System-tick
Longer Wheel Base-cross
Metal Body-tick
Mobile Charging Port & Boot Light-tick
Powerful 125 CC Engine-cross
Service Reminder-tick
Telescopic Front Suspension-tick
Tubeless Tyres-tick
Wide Stepped Seat-cross

Additonal Features

4 Point Mounted Wheel Rim-cross
Advanced Telescopic Suspension-cross
Extra-spacious under seat storage-cross
Free Additional Front Storage-cross
Higher Ground Clearance-cross
Higher handlebar-cross
Rear Brake Lock Lever-cross
Rear view mirror-cross
Strong ABS Body-cross
Stylish Mudguard-cross
Trendy Display Console-cross
Trendy Graphics-cross

Key Features

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