TVS Apache RTR 160 2V

TVS Apache RTR 160 2V


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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,19,420
* Delhi. May vary.


Our take on this /// Verdict

The TVS Apache RTR 160 2V is a good sports bike. It is good for daily commuting and city riding. It is not the most powerful bike but it is known for its reliability and decent performance. If you want a bike that is easy to handle and offers a good balance between power and efficiency then the Apache RTR 160 2V is a good option.


2023 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V price is Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. Available in Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Racing Red, and Gloss Black colors.

2024 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V on road price is Rs 1.37 lakh in Delhi, Rs 1.42 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 1.39 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 1.41 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest TVS dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.
Latest Updates
Thursday, 28 September 2023 07:37 AM

Today, TVS officially launched two bikes, the 2023 Apache RTR 180 2V and the 2023 Apache RTR 160 which are basically updates to the older-generation Apaches. The updated Apache RTR 160 2V now comes with three ride modes: Sport, Urban, and Rain. Another major feature addition is the SmartXonnect, which enables Bluetooth connectivity and a plethora of additional information. It also has voice assistance, which is a first in the segment.

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2024 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V (New Model)
Availability Status in India Available
2-Wheeler Type Naked
Latest Price in India 2024 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V price is Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom).
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Pearl White, T Grey, Matte Blue, Racing Red, Gloss Black
Official Tagline Race Engineered Performance
On Road Price 2024 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V on road price is Rs 1.37 lakh in Delhi, Rs 1.42 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 1.39 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 1.41 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest TVS dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.
Fuel Economy
Build Quality
Value for Money
Engine Details 159.7cc, SI, 4-Stroke, Air-Cooled
Fuel System Fuel Injection (Bosch- Closed Loop)
Cooling Air Cooling
Engine cc (Displacement) 159.7 cc
Maximum Power 16.04 HP @ 8750 rpm
Maximum Torque 13.85 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Power (Ride Modes) Sport Mode: 16.04 HP @ 8750 rpm, Urban and Rain Mode: 13.32 HP @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque (Ride Modes) Sport Mode: 13.85 Nm @ 7000 rpm, Urban and Rain Mode: 12.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
Ignition IDI-Dual Mode Digital Ignition
Compression Ratio 9.5 ± 0.5:1
Bore 62 mm
Stroke 52.9 mm
Idling Speed 1450 ± 100 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Bore to Stroke Ratio 1.17
Number of Gears 5
Clutch Wet Multiplate
Mileage TVS Apache RTR 160 2V mileage is 45 kmpl (approximate).
Performance In terms of performance, the 160cc commuter bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 15 seconds.
Top Speed TVS Apache RTR 160 2V top speed is 107 kmph (speedo-indicated).
Front Brake 270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake 130mm Drum
ABS 1-Channel Super-Moto ABS
Brake Fluid DOT 3 / DOT 4
Front Tyre 90/90-17 49P
Rear Tyre 110/80-17 57P
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-100 kmph 15 secs
Braking System 1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Features Some of the key New TVS Apache RTR 160 2V features include - Gear Position Indicator, TVS Connect App UI, X-Ring Chain, Rain, Urban and Street Riding Modes, LED Headlamp & Tail Lamps.
Ride Modes Rain, Urban and Street Riding Modes
Similar Bikes Suzuki Gixxer 150, Yamaha FZ V3, Honda XBlade 160, Hero Xtreme 160R, Bajaj Pulsar NS160
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with Spring Aid
Frame (Chassis) Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Exhaust/Muffler Conventional Design
Overall Length 2085 mm
Overall Width 730 mm
Overall Height 1105 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm
Kerb Weight 137 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 6Ah
Voltage 12V
Alternator AC Generator
Head Light LED
Tail Light LED
Position Lamp LED
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Miscellaneous Information
Chain X-Ring Chain
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.

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TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Review

19 Oct, 2022 11:11 AM

Detailed Review by Maxabout Team


In India, TVS just introduced the upgraded RTR 160 and RTR 180. A person might not notice the changes based on their appearance, yet there are lots of them. TVS refers to them as "all-new Racer's Choice" models. Both motorcycles have received visual and technical modifications from TVS Motors.

For almost 10 years, the TVS Apache RTR 160 has been a track mainstay, pushing the limits of performance. The famous race machine is now poised to become the next racer's choice. It is the first in its class to feature ride modes, elevating an already formidable performance machine to new heights.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Design and Style

TVS has given the New Apache RTR 160 a much-needed facelift, making it more relevant in today's 160cc market with a new appearance and functionality. The all-new LED Headlamp has been engineered to provide optimum illumination. The ominous design of the 'Beast Eyes' is given a modern twist. The LED position lamp is always on and ready to go. The LED tail lamp has a commanding appearance, designed to intimidate you as you take the lead on the racetrack. This, together with the redesigned artwork, gives the new RTR 160 a sportier appearance than before.

Other stylistic improvements include a revised headlight cowl and side panels. However, we believe the bike should have undergone considerable design alterations to get an even more modern appearance. The sharp tank cowl, designed to cut through the air, reduces drag while also lowering engine heat by 10°C. The engine cowl has been designed to be sharp and angular, allowing it to slice through the air while making a statement on the track. The TVS Apache RTR is kept cool during the race thanks to tank scoops. These are intended to send cool air into the engine while circulating warm air out. The sculpted contour of the tail cowl complements the TVS Apache's intimidating look.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine and Gearbox

The BS-VI Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) technology powers the all-new TVS Apache RTR 160, increasing power to 16.04 HP. The engine has been adjusted by the intelligent system so that racers can enjoy the engine's peak performance in every race circumstance. The race-derived engine has a short-stroke setup for lightning-fast acceleration. The engine produces a lot of torque, and the high top-end revs translate to faster racing speeds. A 159.7cc single-cylinder air-cooled, fuel-injected engine with a 5-speed gearbox now produces 16.04 HP at 8750 rpm and 13.85 Nm at 7000 rpm. This implies that it produces 0.51 HP more power and the torque has decreased by 0.05 Nm and also weighs 2kg less than its predecessor.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Suspension, Brakes and Tyres

2023 TVS Apache RTR 160 2V features a double cradle "Synchrostiff" frame, telescopic front fork, and twin 5-step preload-adjustable gas-charged shock absorbers in the rear. Cornering aggression and agility are perfectly balanced by the rear monotube inverted gas-filled 5-step adjustable shocks and rectangular swingarm. With split clip-on handlebars, a brake pedal, and a gear lever, the racer is now in complete control. The ergonomics are intended to make the racer feel like they are a part of the track machine. Its braking system consists of a 270mm front petal disc coupled to a 130mm drum or 200mm petal disc at the rear. At the rear, TVS has fitted a 110/80-17 Tubeless or 120/70-17 Tubeless (Disc BT) section tyre. While the front one remains a 90-section unit, TVS includes a single-channel ABS as standard.

Key Features of TVS Apache RTR 160

The New RTR 160 now has a new completely digital instrument cluster in its current edition. The clusters are available in three riding modes: Sport, Urban, and Rain. They now get voice assistance as well, which is a first in the section. With SmartXonnect, you can link your smartphone to the motorcycle's console via Bluetooth, giving you access to call and SMS notifications, turn-by-turn navigation, and a wealth of other information. However, Bluetooth is only available on the top-of-the-line model. It also includes Glide Through Traffic technology, which is a low-speed assist that assures the bike crawls using only clutch modulation and no throttle. This should be quite useful on congested roadways. It has a single-channel ABS system rather than a dual-channel device to save money. The bike now has a new LED headlamp and tail lamp, as well as a redesigned headlight cowl.

Top Speed and Mileage of TVS Apache RTR 160

The top speed of the 2023 TVS Apache RTR 160 in the Sport mode is 107 km/h and in the Urban/Rain mode is 97 km/h. It is expected to give the same mileage figures as before if not better, which were around 45 to 50 km/l.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Colour Options

TVS offers the New Apache RTR 160 in 5 different colour options: Pearl White, Matte Blue, Racing Red, T-Grey, and Gloss Black.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Competitors

2023 TVS Apache RTR 160 targets the Bajaj Pulsar N160, Honda XBlade 160, Pulsar 150, and Yamaha FZ V3. In a similar price range, you can also choose the Aprilia SR160 or the Bajaj Avenger Street 160.

Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for TVS Apache RTR 160 2V
How to improve the mileage of TVS Apache RTR 160 2V?
19 September 2023 06:25

In order to improve the mileage, we would suggest you ride slower. Riding fast can reduce your fuel efficiency by up to 33% if you are traveling above 60kmph. It is best to change gears appropriately and match the gear and the RPM carefully. Moreover, the figures may vary depending on your riding style, riding conditions, tyre pressure management, timely service management, etc.

Can I get TVS Apache RTR 160 2V on finance?
19 September 2023 06:14

If you are planning to buy a new bike on finance, then generally, a 10 to 30 percent down payment is required on the on-road price of a bike. However, exact confirmation regarding EMI, down payment, interest, loan period, and its procedure will be discussed by the bank or dealership only, as it depends upon individual eligibility. We would suggest you get in touch with the nearest dealership to get exact information. 

What are some key features of the TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc?
28 August 2023 10:43

The TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc features a sporty design, front and rear disc brakes for improved braking performance, telescopic front forks, rear mono-shock suspension, and digital instrumentation.

Is the TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc suitable for beginners?
28 August 2023 10:42

Yes, the TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc can be suitable for beginners who are looking for a sporty motorcycle with manageable power. Its user-friendly design and performance characteristics make it a good entry-level option.

What kind of engine does the TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc have?
28 August 2023 10:42

The TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Disc is powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 160cc engine with a 2-valve configuration. This engine is designed to deliver a balance of power and efficiency.

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Reviews Submitted by Maxabout Community

True experience

Sunny - | 5 years ago
helpful 0

Just after 400 kms, it does not feel the same way as it used to be before.

Best Features: Bi LED lights, suspension, dual channel ABS, looks

Pros: Great looks and good suspension

Cons: Vibrations from engine.

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TVS Apache RR 310

Sudeep Shakya | One year ago
helpful 10

Automatic headlights can create battery problems. It happened on my Apache 200.

Best Features: Looks & its features

Pros: Sporty Look

Cons: AHO system

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I need to know the economy speed of Apache 200

Aron - | 5 years ago
helpful 1

It sounds impressive and I need to buy one. It takes good enough time for 100 kmph but what about the economy speed?

Best Features: Console, sound is just awesome

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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TVS Apache RTR 180 is a beast

Gaurav Nath | 6 years ago
helpful 0

It has the required grunt in its engine. The RTR name is perfect for the bike. The best street fighter ever.

Best Features: Design, perfect for city

Pros: Exhaust sound, throttle response

Cons: Top speed is lower than others

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Stylish and Good Performer

Javad - | 3 years ago
helpful 10

Style: It's a beautifully crafted beast, when you just sit on the bike you feel like you are in a Race. Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and Gearbox: It's loaded with 160CC powerful RTR engine that you can really feel it. And fuel economy is good! I have just done with 2nd service (today) and so far I have got 60kmpl riding around 55km/hr and had never crossed 60km/hr.. but today I was really exited and happy to ride my beast at its best, I really enjoyed the pickup, speed, thrill.... coming to gearbox it lags (some times), it is smooth while the up shifts and stuck while down shifts and have to slow down the bike for down shifts but this is a common problem in all bike range. Ride Quality & Handling: Ride quality and Handling is extremely good.. but rear tyre slips when you brake, you might have to use good quality tyres. Areas of improvement: Riding comfort as riders get back ache, tyres, gearbox

Best Features: RTR, dashboard has many options, etc

Pros: Good performance, stylish, fuel economy, ride quality

Cons: Comfort, gearbox

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TVS Apache RTR 160 2V Comments

User Comments
Rahul patnaik
6 years ago

I own an apache rtr 160 2017 model. I have purchased it in 2017 feb. As i was an rtr fan i bought it though there are many rivals available in the market currently. I love its throaty exhaust note. I was satisfied with the performance but not over whelmed. The throttle response is not at all good as the preceeding model. Neither the brakes are. They do not offer powerful braking like the previous model (mine is rear drum variant. So that could be the problem). Worst part are the tyres. The remoras offered tends to skid often. Mileage im getting is around 45-48 kmpl under standard driving conditions (50-60 kmph speeds). I had done 2 services by now and awaiting for the third in a couple of days. Overall satisfied with my bike. Expecting performance enhancement after the third service.

Nitesh rajput
6 years ago

Hm bhi. Le ge apachi.jldi. hi. Whate me ya blue me. Gud bike apache

Deepak Kumar
7 years ago

hellow guys...i m going to buy new apache rtr 160 so any one can tell me one of the better between single disc and double disc please give your right opinion to me according to your bike performance...

Gaurav Shrivastava
8 years ago

blue met is good or not

Gaurav Shrivastava
8 years ago

i m also want tu purchase the bike but cnfuse in colours what about the new blue met colour of the bike plz help

ankit upadhyay
8 years ago

I want to buy rtr 160 black/green color bt someone say that it's not good.... am confused so tell me it's right or not....???

8 years ago

Apache rtr 160 is best and i like apache i think apache is good better then r15 & pulsar 150 but i also like pulsar 200 cc & 220 is also

Prasad Durga
9 years ago

Still have the lots of problems with this bike, worst ever.
No response prom TVS people.

9 years ago

the tvs apache 160 reaches a top speed of 130kmph..n dis is saved in my digi speedometer as a proof cuz magazines and the company says its top speed is only 118... the bike is quite fast bt a bad riding quality for a tall person. the bike at high speeds leaves the road and flies if there are bumps damn difficult to control it then.. the vibration is bad. the rear tyre has d worst grip wich leaves the road if it gets a bit old. I feel d tvs shld cumout with a little mpre comfortable bike keepin in mind tall people also...

Pravin Patil
10 years ago

Hey guys plz suggest me, new apache rtr160 hyper edge I want 2 buy but confuse between 160rtr n yamaha fz s??
What to do??
Vote yes for rtr160 n no for yamaha

D Chandra Mohan Rao
10 years ago

if any one buy new apachey rtr 2012 so plz tell me milage if its give 45
+ so plz hit yes only wo jinke pas i dont want this bike

D Chandra Mohan Rao
10 years ago

good one this tvs bike new style

krishna kshatriya
10 years ago

TVS Apache Hyper Edge is powered by a mono cylinder, 4-stroke 159.7cc engine. This engine delivers a power output of 15.2 bhp at 8500 rpm. Its torque output of 13.1 Nm is usable at 4000 rpm. TVS has equipped this 2-valve engine with a five speed manual gearbox having a gear shift pattern of one gear down and four gears up.

10 years ago

were one is telling lie about apache 160
with my experence
it is a very good bike both in highway and city
we should drive the bike 40 to 50 till completing the second service
it will surely give above 50km/lit
there is no vibration till 125km speed
pls change the gear at this ratio
0-10 (gear 1)
10-20(g 2)
20-35(g 3)
35-45(g 4)
45< above(g 5)
and pls service the bike every 1000 km
and use shell ax7 it cost around 300rs

10 years ago

First of all,I purchased a tvs apache 160 from sameer tvs,nayapalli this
year.It was defective.I have changed the whole lock set(key).I didn't
able to detect the petrol tank lock ,so I suffered loss because of
leaking of the gas I.E petrol from the tank.Later I have experienced a
shaking sound from the headlight section.That problem is still existing
.It is unresolved yet. And finally I came to know that there is a major
technical fault in the engine I.E in bore piston.They promised me to
change it but after 1and 1/2 months have passed they are telling me you
wait for another 15 days.If this is the problem in capital of odisha
then you can guess the condition of other districts and city.The first
fault is that their website so outdated that you cannt even contact them
or mail them.If you will send them then you will be directed to some
other page.I have also purchased a mobil for refuelling the engine in a
gap of 4 or 5 days.Because due to tecnical fault in engine it consumes
the engine iloil very fast.And my bike runs 45 km /Litre.I M mentally
tortured and getting axhausted day by day.All I want is value for the
money nothing more and nothing less.

10 years ago

very nice.......

11 years ago

i have this bike...n its awsome subho from kharagpur..west bengol

11 years ago

which model of apache 160 rtr is best........old model or new

11 years ago

guys please give me ur feedback...i want to buy apache rtr 160 old one ..i want to know weather u guys get back pain when u drive it ....

Md Ali
11 years ago

Does the new apache rtr too has the problem of wheel skidding and dis balancing in speed breaking..?? During rainy season how does it fare on road??
i am planning to buy this bike.. if problem is there please hit Yes and No if i should buy it??

Sushanta Haldar
11 years ago

I've just bought the old one since i hate the new model.....old one has the attitude which is missing in new doggy looking one is full of macho....its awesome

11 years ago

is still the old version apache 160 available in showroom

Aman Singh
11 years ago

i buyed new apache 160 it was powerful and super.i challenge that it gives MW MILAGE of 44-50

11 years ago

apache is far better than pulzer180 or 150 . iam getting 55kmpl in hiway on apache and in pulser only 45 kmpl

green hulk master
11 years ago

I made this moster to roar at its peak n guess what I made a 125kmpr top speed... dnt expected bt d moster showed what it can do..the new apache rtr 160 hyper edge..better than pulsar 180 I bet :)

11 years ago

Yes for new apache rtr 160 , no for pulsar 150. confused guys plz help me

Amit Singh
11 years ago

Guys, I wanna buy new apache 160, so please tell me the mileage- I have also visited bajaj showroom for pulsar 150---- So hit yes for apache and no for pulsar.

john cena
11 years ago

is there any vibrations in new apache rtr 160?

nithin shetty
11 years ago

Watss milage 160rtr?pls frends

11 years ago

new apache 160 is the best bike in india.pulser is child of can beat pulser 180.

11 years ago

I bought new apache 160 cc . the ground clearance is good. less noise and it's most comfortable for college students.The value of the bike is 2 okay.I am fully satisfied. My Rating is *****(5 star).

11 years ago

Crash All Apaches...........................New Apache looks Ghatia

11 years ago

hey ppl... i have narrowed down to two bikes out of all tht there is on the road...apache 180 and 160... which one is better to buy?? and which bike has lesser vibrations... do help me out... thanks

yasir mir
11 years ago

purchased apache 160 two days bak against Rs72300 distt bandipora jk india,

shan s
11 years ago

whats the On road price of RTR 160 in bangalore... i want to know bike price, insurance and registration charges... plz help

abhay singh
11 years ago

if any one buy new apachey rtr 2012 so plz tell me milage if its give 45 + so plz hit yes only wo jinke pas new apachey rtr h thank you

abhay singh
11 years ago

hey i m abhay from hazaribagh jharkhand nd in hzb new apachey rtr on road price 76000 . Frnd i like dis byke bcoz its looks awsome in compare to any other byek if you all r sujjest me to buy this one so hit yes nd for pulser 150 hit no thank you

Mystery Ajeeth
11 years ago

Which one is better-Yes for Apache and No for Pulsar..

mohan kumar
11 years ago

Tvs apache rtr 160 fi bike sale karna band kar diye ha kya

shubham tyagi
11 years ago

maine apache 160 rtr abhi 7 days pehle buy ki hai bohut mast hai apache is agreatest bike the apache pickup is very high compare to pulsar 180 the sound is very unique and new 2012 model is very lovely and stylish compare to all bike the best for all over the father of all 160 cc bike

javed hussain
11 years ago

whice 1 is better, yes for apache, no for dazzler

Machh Ranga
11 years ago

YES for new apache rtr hyper edge 2012 or NO for old model apache rtr hyper edge....

monoj shuvro
11 years ago

Please inform me when this new apache rtr 160 is available in Bangladesh, i wanna buy my dream byke Apache..

Siddharth Mehra
11 years ago

Hii frnds apache rtr 160 @Hyper edge is so nice bike frnds i am also buy this bike thik rahega na

udipta gogoi
11 years ago

now it seems bad then before....

udipta gogoi
11 years ago

it iz like tvs Flame.So I shall buy Pulsar 150

vinod prasad
11 years ago

the worst bike of the year.. plsss plsss dont even think of buying it...

Moreshwar k
11 years ago

i wanna know that is matt grey color available for rtr 180?

Gokul Raj
12 years ago

Is apache 160 fi available in chennai. Pls reply soon guys....

kmr sunny
12 years ago

i just wanna know that is apache 160 a good bike

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