TVS Apache RTR 160 vs TVS Apache RTR 160 (Rear Disc) vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Red Comparison

Updated: 01, Apr, 2018 05:33 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 79,035
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 81,364
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 80,035
* Delhi. May vary.

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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
137 kg137 kg137 kg
Ground Clearance
165 mm165 mm165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 litres12 litres12 litres
Wheelbase
1300 mm1300 mm1300 mm
Overall Length
2085 mm2085 mm2085 mm
Overall Width
730 mm730 mm730 mm
Overall Height
1105 mm1105 mm1105 mm
Maximum Payload
130 kg130 kg130 kg
Seat Height
790 mm790 mm790 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
118 kmph118 kmph118 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
40 kmpl40 kmpl40 kmpl
Mileage (City)
35 kmpl35 kmpl35 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
45 kmpl45 kmpl45 kmpl
0-60 kmph
4.8 secs4.8 secs4.8 secs
0-100 kmph
17.7 secs17.7 secs17.7 secs

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

TYRE SIZE & WHEELS

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloysAlloys
Front Tyre
90/90 R1790/90 R1790/90 R17
Rear Tyre
110/80 R17110/80 R17110/80 R17

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement
159.7 cc159.7 cc159.7 cc
Bore
62 mm62 mm62 mm
Stroke
52.9 mm52.9 mm52.9 mm
Number of Cylinders
111
Compression Ratio
9.5:19.5:19.5:1
Idling Speed
1400 +/-200 rpm1400 +/-200 rpm1400 +/-200 rpm
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NA
Engine Description
159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder
Maximum Power
15.12 HP @ 8500 rpm15.12 HP @ 8500 rpm15.12 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque
13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Cooling
Air CoolingAir CoolingAir Cooling
Fuel System
UCAL BS-26UCAL BS-26UCAL BS-26
Ignition
IDI-Dual mode digital ignitionIDI-Dual mode digital ignitionIDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Emission Standard
BS4BS4NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogAnalogAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
Sports CommuterSports CommuterSports Commuter
Official Tagline
Scarily Fast!Scarily Fast!Red Hot Performance
Mileage
35-45 kmpl (Approx.)35-45 kmpl (Approx.)35-45 kmpl (Approx.)
Bike Variant
TVS Apache RTR 160 (Standard Model)TVS Apache RTR 160 with Front & Rear Disc BrakesTVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Red Edition
Price in India
TVS Apache RTR 160 is priced at INR 79,035 in India (Ex-Showroom).TVS Apache RTR 160 Dual Disc is priced at INR 81,364 in India (Ex-Showroom).TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Red Edition is priced at INR 80,035 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Current Status
AvailableAvailableAvailable
Warranty in India
5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Shades
White, Red, Black, Yellow, GreyWhite, Red, Black, Yellow, GreyMatte Red
Vehicle Overview
Apache RTR 160 is the youngest Apache on the TVS lineup currently. It rivals the likes of Bajaj Pulsar AS150, Yamaha FZ, Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet 160R. It offers 13.1 Nm of torque at just 4,000 rpm, making all of the power usable at city speeds. Apache RTR 160 even carries a huge 16 liter fuel tank.Apache RTR 160 offers a blend of power and mileage in a strict budget. It comes with single and double disc variants while offering the latter for just INR 2,000 over the former. The 159.7cc engine is good for 15.2 BHP at 8500 rpm and 13.1 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The availability of full torque within the usable range makes it the most effective motorcycle of its segment. It weighs just 137 kg and rivals Bajaj Pulsar AS150, Yamaha FZ and Suzuki Gixxer in its segment. TVS even claims 118 kmph of top speed for the Apache RTR 160.NA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12V12V12V
Capacity
9.0 Ah9.0 Ah9.0 Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NA
Performance
NA
Comfort
NA
Fuel Economy
NA
Features
NA
Build Quality
NA
Value for Money
NA
Standout Features
Dual Disc Brake Option, Powerful Engine, Lightweight, Large Fuel TankNAMatt Shade, Electric Starter, Large Fuel Tank, Low Seat Height, Tubeless Tyres, Rear Disc Brake
Should You Buy It?
Only if you love performance more than design. Still, other option like Suzuki Gixxer and Pulsar NS160 are placed quite closer to this one.NAFor those who love Red more than anything, TVS Apache 160 Matte Red is a perfect option. Getting an exclusive city riding experience through ample torque and comfortable long seat.

BRAKES & SAFETY

Front Brake
270mm Petal Disc270mm Petal Disc270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake
130mm Drum200mm Petal Disc130mm Drum

SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL

Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks, 105 mm StrokeTelescopic Forks, 105 mm StrokeTelescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aidMonotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aidMonotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid

Miscellaneous Information

Frame/Chassis
Double Cradle SynchroSTIFFDouble Cradle SynchroSTIFFDouble Cradle SynchroSTIFF

GEARBOX & CLUTCH

Number of Gears
555
Clutch
Wet, Multi PlateWet, Multi PlateWet, Multi Plate
Primary Reduction Ratio
65/2165/2165/21
Final Reduction Ratio
3.3853.3853.385

LIGHTING

Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Head Light
12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR

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