TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS vs TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS Rear Disc vs TVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Red Comparison

Updated: 17, Jun, 2019 03:21 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 85,573
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₹ 88,652
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₹ 80,035
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
138 kg139 kg137 kg
Ground Clearance
165 mm165 mm165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 ± 0.5 litres12 ± 0.5 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
110 kmph110 kmph118 kmph
0-60 kmph
4.8 secs4.8 secs4.8 secs
0-100 kmph
17.7 secs17.7 secs17.7 secs
Mileage
45-50 kmpl (Approx.)45-50 kmpl (Approx.)35-45 kmpl (Approx.)

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

ENGINE & GEARBOX

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 ± 0.5:19.5 ± 0.5:19.5:1
Idling Speed
1450 ± 100 rpm1450 ± 100 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
14.91 HP @ 8000 rpm14.91 HP @ 8000 rpm15.12 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque
13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Gears
555
Clutch
Wet, Multi PlateWet, Multi PlateWet, Multi Plate
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
Primary Reduction Ratio
65/2165/2165/21
Final Reduction Ratio
3.3853.3853.385
Emission Standard
BS4BS4NA
Spark Plug Model Type
BOSCH Single ElectrodeBOSCH Single ElectrodeNA

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
Race Engineered PerformanceRace Engineered PerformanceRed Hot Performance
Bike Variant
TVS Apache RTR 160 with SuperMoto ABSTVS Apache RTR 160 ABS with a Rear Disc BrakeTVS Apache RTR 160 Matte Red Edition
Price in India
New TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS is available for INR 85,573 in India (Ex-Showroom).New TVS Apache RTR 160 Dual Disc with ABS is available for INR 88,652 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)
Braking System
1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)NA
Shades
Gloss Black, Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Matte RedGloss Black, Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Matte RedMatte Red
Vehicle Overview
Apache RTR 160 ABS is the youngest Apache on the TVS lineup currently. It rivals the likes of Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Yamaha FZS V3, Suzuki Gixxer 155, and Honda CB Hornet 160R. It is one of the most popular sport commuters among motorcycle buyers in India. TVS Motor now also offers a single-channel SuperMoto ABS unit in the Apache RTR 160. It is also one of the lightest bikes you can buy in India in this price range.NANA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12V12V12V
Capacity
9Ah/6Ah9Ah/6Ah9.0 Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Alternator
AC GeneratorAC GeneratorNA

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 Tank, Single Channel ABSNAMatt 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 & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
270mm Single Disc with ABS270mm Single Disc with ABS270mm Petal Disc
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
130mm Drum200mm Disc130mm Drum
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloysAlloys
Front Tyre
90/90-1790/90-1790/90 R17
Rear Tyre
110/80-17110/80-17110/80 R17
ABS
Yes (1-Channel)Yes (1-Channel)NA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic DampersTelescopic Forks with Hydraulic DampersTelescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Dual Shock Absorbers with Spring AidMonotube Inverted Gas-filled Dual Shock Absorbers with Spring AidMonotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Frame
Double Cradle Synchro STIFFDouble Cradle Synchro STIFFDouble Cradle SynchroSTIFF
Front Wheel Travel
105mm105mmNA

LIGHTING

Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Head Light Type
HalogenHalogenNA
Auxiliary Light
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
Tail Light
0.5W LED-Twin triangle with prism on lens, 3.5W (Stop Lamp)0.5W LED-Twin triangle with prism on lens, 3.5W (Stop Lamp)NA

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