TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS vs Hero Xtreme (Rear Disc) vs TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS Rear Disc Comparison

Updated: 13, Jun, 2019 03:44 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 85,573
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 75,030
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Discontinued

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 88,652
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
138 kg146 kg139 kg
Ground Clearance
165 mm145 mm165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 ± 0.5 litres12.10 litres12 ± 0.5 litres
Wheelbase
1300 mm1325 mm1300 mm
Overall Length
2085 mm2060 mm2085 mm
Overall Width
730 mm765 mm730 mm
Overall Height
1105 mm1145 mm1105 mm
Maximum Payload
130 kgNA130 kg
Seat Height
790 mm795 mm790 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

0-60 kmph
4.8 secs5 secs4.8 secs
0-100 kmph
17.7 secsNA17.7 secs

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
159.7 cc149.2 cc159.7 cc
Bore
62 mm57.3 mm62 mm
Stroke
52.9 mm57.8 mm52.9 mm
Number of Cylinders
111
Compression Ratio
9.5 ± 0.5:1NA9.5 ± 0.5:1
Idling Speed
1450 ± 100 rpmNA1450 ± 100 rpm
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NA
Engine Description
159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinderAir cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder
Maximum Power
14.91 HP @ 8000 rpm14.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm14.91 HP @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque
13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm12.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Gears
555
Clutch
Wet, Multi PlateMultiplate WetWet, Multi Plate
Cooling
Air CoolingAir CoolingAir Cooling
Fuel System
UCAL BS-26Constant Vacuum type with CCVI (Carburetor Controlled Variable Ignition)UCAL BS-26
Ignition
IDI-Dual mode digital ignitionAMI - Advanced Microprocessor Ignition SystemIDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Primary Reduction Ratio
65/21NA65/21
Final Reduction Ratio
3.385NA3.385
Emission Standard
BS4NABS4
Spark Plug Model Type
BOSCH Single ElectrodeNABOSCH Single Electrode

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogAnalogueAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital-2Digital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalNADigital
Clock
DigitalNADigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
110 kmph114 kmph110 kmph
Body Type
Sports CommuterSports CommuterSports Commuter
Official Tagline
Race Engineered PerformanceLive off the EdgeRace Engineered Performance
Mileage
45-50 kmpl (Approx.)50-60 kmpl (approx.)45-50 kmpl (Approx.)
Bike Variant
TVS Apache RTR 160 with SuperMoto ABSHero Xtreme (Rear Disc)TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS with a Rear Disc Brake
Price in India
New TVS Apache RTR 160 ABS is available for INR 85,573 in India (Ex-Showroom).Hero Xtreme (Rear Disc) was priced at INR 75,030 before being discontinued in India (ex-showroom).New TVS Apache RTR 160 Dual Disc with ABS is available for INR 88,652 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Current Status
AvailableDiscontinuedAvailable
Warranty in India
5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)NA5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Braking System
1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)NA1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Shades
Gloss Black, Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Matte RedMercuric Silver, Jazz Blue, Fiery Red, Panther Black and Magma OrangeGloss Black, Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Matte 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.Hero Xtreme was a lesser sporty version of the currently on sale Xtreme Sports from the company's lineup. It came with a 149.2cc, air cooled engine producing 14.2 BHP and 12.8 Nm of torque. It claimed a top speed of 114 kmph and came with slight amount amount of fairing around the headlamp. The seat was no divided while it still retained the option of single as well as double disc brake. Hero Xtreme rivals TVS Apache RTR 160, Honda Unicorn 160 and other bikes from the same segment in the Indian motorcycle industry.NA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Voltage
12V12V12V
Capacity
9Ah/6Ah4Ah9Ah/6Ah
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Head Light Type
HalogenNAHalogen
Auxiliary Light
NA
Head Light
12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR12 V -35 W / 35W - Halogen bulb – Trapezoidal Multi - Reflector type12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Alternator
AC GeneratorNAAC Generator
Tail Light
0.5W LED-Twin triangle with prism on lens, 3.5W (Stop Lamp)12 V -0.5 WI 4.1W0.5W LED-Twin triangle with prism on lens, 3.5W (Stop Lamp)

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NANA
Performance
NANA
Comfort
NANA
Fuel Economy
NANA
Features
NANA
Build Quality
NANA
Value for Money
NANA
Standout Features
Dual Disc Brake Option, Powerful Engine, Lightweight, Large Fuel Tank, Single Channel ABSNANA
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.NANA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
270mm Single Disc with ABSDisc 240mm270mm Single Disc with ABS
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
130mm DrumDisc 220mm200mm Disc
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloysAlloys
Front Tyre
90/90-1780 / 100 x 18 – 47 P90/90-17
Rear Tyre
110/80-17110 / 90 x 18 - 61 P110/80-17
ABS
Yes (1-Channel)NAYes (1-Channel)

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic DampersTelescopic Hydraulic TypeTelescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Dual Shock Absorbers with Spring AidRectangular Swing Arm with 5 step Adjustable Gas Reservoir SuspensionMonotube Inverted Gas-filled Dual Shock Absorbers with Spring Aid
Frame
Double Cradle Synchro STIFFTubular, Diamond TypeDouble Cradle Synchro STIFF
Front Wheel Travel
105mmNA105mm

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