Bajaj Pulsar NS160

Bajaj Pulsar NS160


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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,36,736
* Delhi. May vary.


Our take on this /// Verdict
The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a great choice for those looking for a reliable and affordable bike. It has a strong engine and good fuel efficiency, making it a great option for commuters. The bike also has modern styling and a comfortable riding position. The only downside is the relatively low top speed. Overall, the bike is a great choice for those looking for a reliable and affordable bike.

2023 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price is Rs 1.37 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. Available in Ebony Black, Pearl Metallic White, Pewter Grey, Cocktail Wine Red colors.


2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 on road price is Rs 1.57 lakh in Delhi, Rs 1.63 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 1.59 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 1.61 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest Bajaj dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.
Latest Updates
Tuesday, 29 August 2023 09:32 AM

Bajaj has officially launched the updated NS160 in India with an asking price of Rs. 1,36,736 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It has received a handful of updates in the latest iteration and now costs a little more than before. 

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 (New Model)
Availability Status in India Available
2-Wheeler Type Naked
Latest Price in India 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price is Rs 1.37 lakh (ex-showroom).
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Ebony Black, Pearl Metallic White, Pewter Grey, Cocktail Wine Red
Official Tagline Next Level of Performance Biking
On Road Price 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 on road price is Rs 1.57 lakh in Delhi, Rs 1.63 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 1.59 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 1.61 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest Bajaj dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.
Fuel Economy
Build Quality
Value for Money
Engine Details 160.3cc, Oil-Cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i FI Single Cylinder Engine
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling Oil Cooling
Engine cc (Displacement) 160.3 cc
Maximum Power 17.2 HP @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque 14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
Valve System SOHC
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Number of Gears 5
Gearbox Type Manual
Mileage Bajaj Pulsar NS160 mileage is 42 kmpl (approximate).
Performance In terms of performance, the 160cc street bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 14.5 seconds.
Top Speed Bajaj Pulsar NS160 top speed is 120 kmph (speedo-indicated).
Front Brake 300mm Single Disc
Rear Brake 230mm Single Disc
Front Tyre 100/80-17 52 P
Rear Tyre 130/70-17 62 P
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-100 kmph 14.5 secs
Braking System 2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
Similar Bikes TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Hero Xtreme 160R, Suzuki Gixxer 150, Yamaha FZS V3, Honda XBlade 160, Yamaha MT-15 V2.0
Front Suspension Up Side Down Fork
Rear Suspension Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber with Canister
Frame (Chassis) Perimeter Frame
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm
Overall Length 2017 mm
Overall Width 804 mm
Overall Height 1060 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Seat Height 805 mm
Wheelbase 1372 mm
Kerb Weight 152 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.4 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator
Distance To Empty
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free, VRLA
Capacity 8Ah
Voltage 12V
Head Light H4 Blue Tinge (12V 55/60W)
Tail Light LED
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Pillion Grabrail
Pillion Footrest
Electric Start
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Miscellaneous Information
Ex Showroom Price vs On Road Price Ex-Showroom Price is the Manufacturing Cost of the vehicle + Dealer/Seller Profit + GST (Goods and Service Tax) + Transportation Charges (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). On the other hand, the On-Road Price is the actual cost you pay to the dealership to make the vehicle legal to run on the roads. It includes Ex-Showroom Price in your city + RTO Charges (Vehicle Registration) + One Time Road Tax + Insurance Charges. The On-Road Price also includes some optional things like if you opt for Genuine Accessories and Extended Warranty while buying a vehicle. Please note that the On-Road Price varies a lot across different states in India due to different percentage for the State Registration Charges.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Review

09 Nov, 2023 04:20 PM

Detailed Review by Maxabout Team


The BS6-compliant Bajaj Pulsar NS160 was launched in India back in April 2020. Currently, the 160cc motorcycle is available with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 1,35,750. Apart from the addition of an updated engine, the BS6 model of the Pulsar NS160 remains similar to its BS4 counterpart in terms of design and graphics. The suspension duties, braking power, as well as the single-channel ABS unit, also remain the same for the updated motorcycle variant.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Design & Style

The 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 stays true to its name ‘Naked Sport’, it is the most aggressive and muscular looking bike in its segment. The 160cc motorcycle is lightweight and it is fun to ride. It has LED headlamps and tail light. It shares its design traits with its elder sibling, the Pulsar NS200. The red coloured paint scheme on the bike looks beautiful while the grips of the bike are made up of premium quality. The updated model of the Pulsar NS160 has backlit switches which are sort of a trademark of the Pulsar motorcycles.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Engine & Gearbox

The 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is powered by a BS6-compliant 160.3cc single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine that is now capable of offering maximum power of 17.2HP @ 9,000 rpm which is 2HP higher than the 15.2HP @ 8,500 rpm offered by its BS4 version. The torque offered by the BS6-compliant model remains the same at 14.6Nm @ 7,250 rpm. The engine remains mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This BS6 variant of the motorcycle now comes equipped with a fuel-injected engine that replaces the carbureted engine available on the BS4 model of the motorcycle. It also gets an additional catalytic converter along with some other features to comply with the BS6 emission norms which came into effect from April 1, 2020.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Instrument Console

The New Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is equipped with a digital-analog instrument cluster. It gets an RPM metre with an RPM limit indicator. It has a tachometer, speedometer, odometer, trip metre, and a fuel-indicator. It has an engine kill switch button and a battery indicator. The instrument cluster on the bike is quite decent and it displays all the relevant information that a rider needs while driving.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Dimensions, Mileage & Top Speed

The 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 measures 2017mm in length, 803.5mm in width, and 1060mm in height. It has a ground clearance of 177mm. The motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1372mm with a seat height of 805mm. Coming to the mileage of the motorcycle it stands at around 40-45 kmpl. The top speed of the bike is approximately 120 kmph. It is a city sports commuter motorcycle but it can perform well on the weekend rides as well. It has a kerb/wet weight of 151kgs, which makes it one of the most heavy motorcycles in the 160cc segment.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Brakes & Suspension

The New Bajaj Pulsar NS160 rides on a perimeter frame that provides the bike with superb rigidity and balance. The high stiffness and low flex of the frame provide the sharpest handling experience. The suspension duties of the bike are handled by telescopic forks with anti-friction bush at its front while a Nitrox mono shock absorber with canister at its rear. Its modern high-performance monoshock suspension provides the rider with superior comfort. The braking performance of the bike is taken care of by disc brakes at either end. It is paired with single-channel ABS while the new model of Pulsar NS160 can go from 0-100kmph in just 14.5 seconds.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Colours & Graphics

The 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in three colour options: Metallic Pearl White, Burnt Red, and Pewter Gray. The bike shares its styling cues with its elder sibling, the Pulsar NS200. Somehow, we don’t like the white-coloured alloy wheels and the trellis frame. The earlier BS4 model colour-schemes were way better in terms of looks and style.

Verdict & Competitors of Bajaj Pulsar NS160

The 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a fun-to-ride motorcycle. The clutch feel of the motorcycle is nice and light. The handlebar of the motorcycle is angled in such a way that it is comfortable to flick in the desired direction. The engine of the bike is now more refined with fewer fuel emissions. There are no vibrations felt on the motorcycle when it hits the speed in three digits. The motorcycle’s perfectly sorted-out centre of gravity gives another reason to own this bike. Bajaj Pulsar NS160 competes in the market with the likes of Honda XBlade 160, Suzuki Gixxer 150, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Yamaha FZS V3, and the Hero Xtreme 160R.

Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for Bajaj Pulsar NS160
What is the waiting period of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 in Bangalore?
07 September 2023 08:25

For the availability and waiting period, we would suggest you please connect with the nearest authorized dealer in your city as it depends on their stock book. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.


Is there any exchange offers in Bajaj Pulsar NS160 bike?
07 September 2023 08:23

The exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometers driven, physical condition, number of owners, etc. For detailed information and availability of the exchange offers, we would request you to please connect with the nearest authorized dealership as the offers may vary. Moreover, offers and discounts are provided by the brand or the dealership and may vary depending on your city.


Is Bajaj Pulsar NS160 available?
07 September 2023 08:02

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is a sports bike available in the Indian automobile market. In order to check the availability of Bajaj Pulsar NS160 at your nearest dealership, please contact your nearest Bajaj bike dealership.


Does the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 have navigation?
28 August 2023 10:40

NO, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 does not have navigation feature

Is the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 suitable for daily commuting as well as occasional long rides?
28 August 2023 10:38

Yes, the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is made to be a multipurpose bike that can be used for both regular highway trips and daily city commuting.

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Jageshwar sahani | One year ago
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Overall NS200 is the best bike in the World in this price range, other companies offer the best bikes like Duke 200, and Honda Hornet 2.0 but the price is high.

Best Features: Power of NS200

Pros: Power, Comfortable, Performance, Value for Money, Low Maintenance, Looks.

Cons: Weight, Mileage, Instrument Console.

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Swarnava Chakraborty | 2 years ago
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Motorcycles are not cell phones. They need to have durability. When someone invest more than 1.5 lacs he is expecting a motorcycle which will run smooth for at least 5 yrs without basic maintenance. I spent more than 50k to maintain my RS200 in 3.5 Yrs finally with a heavy heart sold it off. Very very poor built quality of bajaj. I am really disappointed. I loved my bike so much. But for such a poor built quality I had to sell it off.

Best Features: Speed and Looks

Pros: Only Looks and Speed are Good

Cons: Very Very Poor Built Quality

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NS 200 Needs Slipper Clutch

Nikhil Reddy | 2 years ago
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The Bike Is A Beast Only The Missing Thing Is Slipper Clutch While Downshifting At Higher Speed The Engine Has Damaged So If It Has A Slipper Clutch There Will Be No Issue While Downshifting

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Pros: It's Performance Is Amazing

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Best in 200 CC

vishnu - | 3 years ago
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Best in class compared to other 200cc bikes, great handling, comfort for city rides, sexy naked look, awesome performance, braking also too good. Better choice for middle class people’s.

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Pros: Looks, Performance, Handling

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Digital meter consoles

Manjunatha kb | 3 years ago
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Please add new features for a digital meter like Gear number indicator, Distance to empty, and Real-time mileage and also dual ABS channel. According to me, these features are most important for getting the best riding experience. Please you must add these features in pulsar 150 Dual disc brakes variant

Best Features: Mileage, looking design

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Comments

User Comments
6 years ago

wider section tyre for rear . can we upsize the rear tyre

pankaj Kumar
6 years ago

Bike is not good. I bought this bike around one month ago. Self Start is not working just 2-3 days after i bought the bike. Also, there's a problem with kick start, u have to kick multiple times to start the bike. I went to service center and told them the problem, they said that it's engine is like that, we can't do anything.
It happens that u r in the middle of the road and the bike start is not working. It feels so embarrassing guys. I'm thinking why the hell i bought this bike.

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