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TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Vs Honda CB 1000R comparison


TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Vs Honda CB 1000R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Apache RTR 160 4V Vs K 1600 GTL Vs CB 1000R 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 4V Vs K 1600 GTL Vs CB 1000R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB 1000R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.38 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW K 1600 GTL price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 28.3 Lakh Lastly, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V starts at ₹ 1.04 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.07 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryTVS Apache RTR 160 4VBMW K 1600 GTLHonda CB 1000R
Price₹ 1.04 Lakh₹ 28.3 Lakh₹ 13.38 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage30.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Power16.28 bhp158.00 bhp123.40 bhp
Engine159.7 CC1649.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Apache RTR 160 4V Vs K 1600 GTL Vs CB 1000R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB 1000R base engine returns 16 Kmpl. The BMW K 1600 GTL base returns 15 Kmpl. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V basic model, on the other hand, gives 30 Kmpl.

Apache RTR 160 4V Vs K 1600 GTL Vs CB 1000R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB 1000R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW K 1600 GTL comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 159.7 cc1649.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 164
Max Power 16.28 bhp @ 8000 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm123.4 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm99 Nm @ 7750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionPGM - FI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Oil Cooler With Ram Air AssistOil/water-CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/ Kick StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L26.5 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 L4.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 30.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 143 kg350 kg222 kg
Length 2050 mm2489 mm2105 mm
Width 790 mm1000 mm805 mm
Height 1050 mm1475 mm1095 mm
Wheelbase 1357 mm1618 mm1445 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm146 mm130 mm
Seat Height 800 mm750 mm825 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi PlateMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil BathHydraulically Actuated Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle Split Synchro STIFFBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing EngineMono-backbono;cast Aluminium
Front Suspension Telescopic ForksBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring Strut43 Mm Inverted HMAS Cartridge ?type Telescopic Fork With Step Less Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 120 Mm Axle Travel
Rear Suspension MonoshoxBMW Motorrad ParaleverMonoshock With Gas -charged HMAS Damper Featuring 10 ? Step Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 128 Mm Axle Travel


Front Brake Type DiscDual DiscHydraulic Disc With 4-piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 270 mm320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm320 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCast Aluminium WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-17 49P Tubeless120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR17M/C (58 W)
Rear Tyre 110/80-17 57P Tubeless190/55 ZR 17180/50 ZR17M/C (73 W)


Battery 12V, 9Ah12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free12V 8.6AH
Headlight AHO 12V, 35/35W HS1 Bulb, With All-time ON LED Position LampXenonHalogen
Tail Light LED - 1W/ 2.5 WLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)cross--
Race-Derived O3C Techcross--
Race-Tuned Kyb Monoshockcross--
Racing Double-Barrel Exhaustcross--
Remora Racing Tyrescross--
Single Channel ABScross--
Slipper Clutchcross--
More than the Need for Speed--cross
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter--cross
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight--cross
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound--cross
Tuned for Hard-core Riders--cross
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning--cross

Additonal Features

Lean Angle Modecross--
Racing Origin Split Cradle Chassiscross--
Three Riding Modescross--

Key Features

Bluetooth-Enabled SmartXonnect Technologycross--
Call And SMS Alertscross--
Turn-By-Turn Navigation Along With a Dedicated Mobile Appcross--

Competitor of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

Competitor of BMW K 1600 GTL

Competitor of Honda CB 1000R

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