Bajaj Pulsar 135 vs Hero Ignitor 125 Self Drum Alloy vs TVS Phoenix 125 Comparison

Updated: 24, Jul, 2017 09:15 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 64,141
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 61,255
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 52,594
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
121 kg129 kg114 kg
Ground Clearance
165 mm175 mm165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
8 litres9 litres12 litres
Wheelbase
1325 mm1270 mm1265 mm
Overall Length
1995 mm2010 mm1985 mm
Overall Width
765 mm710 mm740 mm
Overall Height
1045 mm1095 mm1065 mm
Seat Height
800 mm795 mm780 mm

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
134.66 cc124.7 cc124.53 cc
Bore
54.0 mm52.4 mm57 mm
Stroke
58.8 mm57.8 mm48.8 mm
Number of Cylinders
111
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NANA
Engine Description
134.6cc, 4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled. 4-valve single cylinder, BSIVAir cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC124.53cc, Single Cylinder Engine
Maximum Power
13.3 Bhp @ 9000 rpm10.9 Bhp @ 8000 rpm10.8 Bhp @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque
11.4 Nm @ 7500 rpm11 Nm @ 5000 rpm10.8 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Number of Gears
554
Clutch
Wet Multiplate ClutchMultiplate wetWet, Multiplate
Cooling
Air CoolingAir CoolingAir Cooling
Emission Standard
BSIVNANA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalAnalogueDigital
Tachometer
AnalogueAnalogueDigital
Trip Meter
Digital-2Digital-2Digital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
110 kmph102 kmphNA
Body Type
CommuterCommuterCommuter
Official Tagline
Light SportsJeet Ki ChingaariAb Life Ka Gear Badlo
Mileage
45-55 kmpl (approx.)50-60 kmpl (approx.)50-60 kmpl (approx.)
Price in India
Bajaj Pulsar 135 was priced at INR 64,141 in India (Ex-Showroom).Hero Ignitor 125 Self Drum Alloy was priced at INR 61,255 before being discontinued in India (ex-shTVS Phoenix 125 was priced at INR 52,594 before being discontinued in India (ex-showroom).
Current Status
DiscontinuedDiscontinuedDiscontinued
Bike Variant
Bajaj Pulsar 135Hero Ignitor 125 Self Drum AlloyTVS Phoenix 125
Warranty in India
2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier).NANA
Shades
Laser Black, Nuclear Blue, Chrome Black, Dyno RedPearl Fadeless White, Moon Yellow, Sports Red, Panther Black Metallic, Matt Axis GreyCrimson Black, Black Magic, Midnight Black, Red Hot, Cherry White, White Night
Vehicle Overview
Pulsar 135 is the most affordable and entry level Pulsar in the lineup, sharing its engine with the once selling XCD 135. The motorcycle is good for 13.3 BHP and 11.4 Nm of torque while weighs just 121 kg with fuel. Indian automobile market has no other bike within the same engine segment while it is sometimes compared with the entry level 150cc commuter bikes due to its power values. It is currently undergoing a 2017 year transformation and the current shade scheme is shared with all other DTS-i Pulsars in the lineup. The Nuclear Blue shade looks really attractive on the youngest Pulsar.NATVS Phoenix is an Indian commuter that carries a 124.53cc air cooled engine, producing 10.8 BHP at 8000 rpm and 10.8 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. It comes mated to a 4-speed gearbox and weighs 114 kg with full fuel tank. The motorcycle offers first in class, all digital instrument console and that too with a tachometer. Phoenix has 12 liters of fuel tank and could travel 600 kilometers in a single fuel tank. The motorcycle rivals Honda CB Shine, Hero Glamour and Yamaha Saluto in the Indian market. It even comes with an option of front disc brake in the top variant.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Voltage
12V12V12 V
Capacity
5Ah3 Ah5 Ah
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NANA
Head Light
12V 35/35 W35 W / 35 W - Halogen Bulb Multi-Reflector12V, 35/35W X 1
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NANA
Performance
NANA
Comfort
NANA
Fuel Economy
NANA
Features
NANA
Build Quality
NANA
Value for Money
NANA
Standout Features
DTS-i Technology, Lightweight, Tubeless Tyres, Disc Brake, Excellent Ground ClearanceNANA
Should You Buy It?
Pulsar 135 is certainly the only one of its kind in India. It packs performance and mileage in one perfect go, leaving everyone stunned with its impressive acceleration in city rides.NANA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
240 mm Disc130mm Drum130mm Dia Drum
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
130 mm Drum130mm Drum130mm Dia Drum
Wheel Type
6 Spoke AlloysAlloy WheelsMag Alloys
Wheel Size
2.75 x 17", 100/90 x 17"NANA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic, with anti-friction bushTelescopic Hydraulic Shock AbsorbersTelescopic Oil Damped
Rear Suspension
5 way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorberSwing Arm with Adjustable Hydraulic Shock AbsorbersTwin, 5-step adjustable hydraulic shocks with series spring
Frame
Box Type Diamong TypeTubular, Diamond TypeNA

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