Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price, Mileage, Colours And Specifications

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Here we take on the Bajaj Pulsar NS160. It is a naked street bike offering identical to the elder sibling, NS200. It gets the same features as the NS200 but misses out on ABS, which some of its rivals offer. The price of the bike is Rs 81,626 and it gives out a mileage figure of 55 KMPL. Read ahead for more details.

Whenever we talk about a fuel efficient sports bike, we have to consider the Bajaj Pulsar. The range offers quite sporty looking bikes, while of the bikes offer the maximum mileage in their segment. From the Pulsar range, in this article, we take the NS160. It looks good, rides good and the mileage is good. But it lacks many features, which its rival offer. It is fully faired naked street bike with a 160cc DTS-i Triple-Spark engine. It gets an aggressive muscular stance with heavy detailed graphics over the body. Especially, the tyre hugger and the skid plate add more to it. It comes in Three Colours – Red, Blue and Grey – and believe me, the Fossil Grey looks the best on this bike. Current rivals of the bike are Apache RTR 1604V, CB Hornet 160R, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZ-S. Check out more details of the bike in this article.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price 

Price ₹ 81,626

The NS160 looks far more premium than the Pulsar 150. However, it costs only about ₹ 3,400 more than its ageing sibling. On sale at ₹ 81,626 (ex-showroom, New Delhi), the NS160 copies the powerful NS200.

Also Read: Bajaj Pulsar NS200; Price, Mileage, Top Speed, Colours And More Details

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Review – Looks & Design

The Pulsar NS160 looks much like its elder cousin, the NS200. This means the new Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle offers a street-naked design and looks really bold and aggressive. The fuel tank of the new bike gets large cowls for some added muscle. The engine and the alloys are painted in a dark shade, which further enhances the premium-ness of this bike. The new motorcycle comes with conventional hydraulic telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension at the rear. The monoshock springs have been painted red, which gives a sporty touch. The new bike offers a sporty split seat setup. The bike also gets split grab rails. The turn indicators have a clear lens and have an attractive design. The LED taillamps look really sporty and have the typical Pulsar family look.

Even the new NS160’s fuel cap looks much like the one you can find on the NS200. It gets a similar brushed Aluminum finish and has an aircraft-type LID. The instrument cluster is a semi-digital unit and has a large analogue tachometer that is complemented by a digital speedometer. The bike further gets a sporty handlebar that has a clip-on style. The bike gets an exposed chain with a plastic cover on the top to prevent the chain lubricant from soiling your trousers. The Aluminum-finished foot-pegs lend a sporty touch.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Engine

Engine 160cc DTS-i
Power 15.5 BHP
Torque 14.6 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual
Mileage 55 KMPL

The Pulsar NS160 comes with a 160cc, 4-valve single cylinder engine that outputs a max. power of 15.5 BHP @ 8500 RPM and a peak torque of 14.6 Nm @ 6500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission.

Also Read: Street-Naked Fight – Apache RTR 160 vs Pulsar NS160

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Mileage

Total Fuel Capacity 12 Litres
Mileage 55 KMPL
Riding Range 650 Kms
Top-Speed 112 km/hr (approx)

The NS160 is likely to offer a max. mileage of 60 KMPL. In an urban environment, safely expect the new motorcycle to offer a mileage of at least 50 KMPL. The new motorcycle’s engine should offer a high refinement along with a high mileage. It is estimated to give a riding range of 650 Kms on a full tank. The approximate top-speed recorded on the bike is 112 Km/hr and bike should boast a 0-100 KMPH time of just about 15 seconds.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Features

The new Bajaj Pulsar NS160 offers a long list of features. Basically, the new motorcycle gets almost all the features that are offered on the NS200. The highlights of this bike’s features list include- Stylish 17-inch alloys, monoshock suspension at the rear and semi-digital instrumentation. Other features are-

  • Split Seats
  • Split Grab-rails
  • Electric Start
  • Engine Kill Switch
  • Semi Digital Speedo
  • Clear-lens Indicator Lenses
  • Auto-cancelling Indicators
  • Tank Protector
  • Powerful DC Headlamp
  • Pass Light
  • LCD Speedo Console
  • Back-lit Switchgear
  • 12-Litre Fuel Tank
  • Tubeless Tires
  • Viscous Type Air Filter Element

Also Read: 2018 Suzuki Gixxer Price, Mileage, Specifications, Top Speed, Features

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Dimensions and Measurements

Length 2012 mm
Width 803.5 mm
Height 1060 mm
Wheelbase 1363 mm
Kerb Weight 142 KGs
Ground Clearance 176 mm

The bike measures 2012 mm in length, 803.5 mm in width and 1060 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1363 mm with a ground clearance of 176 mm. It has a kerb weight of around 142 Kgs.

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Suspension, Brakes And Chassis

Chassis
Perimeter Frame
Front Suspension
Conventional telescopic forks with Anti-Friction Bush
Rear Suspension
Nitrox monoshock absorber
Brakes (F) 240 mm Disc
Brakes (R) Drum 130 mm

The bike gets conventional telescopic forks with Anti-Friction Bush up front and a Nitrox monoshock absorber at the rear. For brakes, it uses the 240 mm disc brakes in front and 130 mm drum brakes in the rear. It misses out on ABS, which some of its competitors offer. It gets the Perimeter Frame type chassis.

Also Read: 2018 Honda CB Hornet 160R – Price, Mileage, Features And Specs

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Colours

The new Bajaj Pulsar NS160 is available in five colours-

  • Wild Red
  • Sapphire Blue
  • Fossil Grey

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Competition

The current competitors for the naked street bike are TVS Apache RTR 1604V, Honda CB Hornet 160R, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZ-S. The bike misses out on ABS which Hornet and Gixxer offer. Also, RTR 1604V and Hornet offer some more features than the Pulsar. However, thanks to Bajaj’s economical and fuel-efficient engine, a lot of people would consider this.

Also Read: 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V; Price, Features, Specs And More – All You Need To Know

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Verdict

For:

  • Engine
  • Looks
  • Features
  • Cheap Spares
  • Good Service Network

Against:

  • No 6th Gear
  • Delayed Launch

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Review Video 

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Overview

Model Bajaj Pulsar NS160
Price Rs 81,626
Fuel Petrol
Engine 160cc DTS-i
Power 15.5 BHP
Torque 14.6 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual
Average Mileage 55 KMPL
Features
Semi Digital LCD console, Automatic On headlamps, Split seats, auto cancelling indicators, Back-lit Switchgear
Safety Features Front Disc Brakes

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