Bajaj Pulsar N160 VS Pulsar N250 Comparison

The Bajaj Pulsar N160 is finally available in India. Let’s see how it compares to Pulsar N250 on aspects like prices, specifications, features, and mileage.

Bajaj Auto has unveiled a new Pulsar model in the Indian market. It comes in single-channel ABS and dual-channel ABS versions. The Bajaj Pulsar N160 comes with an oil-cooled 164.82cc single-cylinder motor, a 5-speed gearbox, conventional telescopic forks, mono-shock, disc brakes, 17-inch alloys, and more. However, it borrows its looks from the Pulsar N250. Our Bajaj Pulsar N160 VS Pulsar N250 comparison here will let you know how the two stack up against each other.

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bajaj pulsar n160 vs n250 comparison
Bajaj Pulsar N160 vs N250 comparison

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Bajaj Pulsar N160 VS Pulsar N250 Comparison – Specs

SpecsBajaj Pulsar N160Bajaj Pulsar N250
Engine164.82cc BS6249cc BS6
Power15.68 bhp24.1 bhp
Torque14.65 Nm21.5 Nm
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual

The Bajaj Pulsar N160 is powered by a 164.82cc BS6 engine that offers a power of 15.68 bhp and a torque of 14.65 Nm. For transmission, it is paired with a five-speed manual gearbox. On the other hand, the Pulsar N250 is powered by a 249cc BS6 engine (with air and oil-cooled motor) that outputs of 24.1 bhp and 21.5 Nm. It is paired to a 5-speed gearbox and comes with a slipper clutch. While the Pulsar N160 is more suited for daily commutes, the Pulsar N250 offers better performance in all situations.

Fuel Mileage

Bajaj Pulsar N16035 kmpl
Bajaj Pulsar N25035 kmpl

Both the Bajaj Pulsar N160 and Bajaj Pulsar N250 offer a fuel efficiency of 35 kmpl.

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The Bajaj Pulsar N250 sports a split-tubular frame with sharp fuel tank extensions and a sleek and raked tail section. The front fascia includes an LED projector unit with eyebrow-like slim LED DRLs. The power-packed bike features 17-inch alloy wheels with 100/80 front and 130/70 rear tubeless MRF tires. It comes with a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters and weighs 162 kg. Overall, the Pulsar N250 features an aggressive front section with a single-piece handlebar. It sports a semi-faired F trim with a bulky front cowl with clip-ons.

The new Bajaj Pulsar N160 essentially looks like the Pulsar N250. It gets the same MT-15-like fascia with an LED projector unit and brow-like LED DRLs. The new motorbike weighs 152 kg. It comes with a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters. The new bike features 17-inch alloy wheels. While the single-channel ABS model will be available in three color options (Racing Red, Techno grey, and Caribbean Blue), the dual-channel ABS only comes in a Brooklyn Black finish.

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Bajaj Pulsar N160 VS Pulsar N250 Comparison – Features

Bajaj Pulsar N160Bajaj Pulsar N250
17-inch alloy wheels17-inch alloy wheels
Front and rear disc brakesFront and rear disc brakes
Conventional telescopic forksConventional telescopic forks
Anti-locking braking systemAnti-locking braking system
Single-channel ABS/ dual-channel ABSSingle-channel ABS
All-LED illuminationAll-around LED illumination
USB charging portUSB charging port
Part analog and part digital consoleSemi-digital console
LED projector unit with brow-like LED DRLsLED projector unit with brow-like LED DRLs
Four color optionsTwo color options

The Bajaj Pulsar N160 gets front and rear disc brakes. It gets a part analog and part digital console. Additional features include an anti-locking braking system, an all-LED illumination, a USB charging port, and more. For suspension, it features conventional telescopic forks and mono-shock. While the telescopic fork for the dual-channel ABS variant is a 37mm unit, the single-channel ABS variant gets 31mm one.

The Bajaj Pulsar N250 comes with 300mm front and 230mm rear discs with single-channel ABS. For suspension, it features a conventional telescopic front fork and mono-shock. Additional features include a USB charging port, a semi-digital console, all-around LED illumination, and more. However, it lacks connectivity features.

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BBajaj Pulsar N160 VS Pulsar N250 Price Comparison

Bajaj Pulsar N160 single-channel ABSRs 1,22,854 (ex-showroom Delhi)
Bajaj Pulsar N160 dual-channel ABSRs 1,27,853 (both ex-showroom Delhi)
Bajaj Pulsar N250Rs 1,43,680 (ex-showroom Delhi)

In the last section of our Bajaj Pulsar N160 vs Pulsar N250 comparison, let’s have a look at the prices of the two models. The Bajaj Pulsar N160 comes with a starting price of Rs 1,22,854 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the single-channel ABS model. The dual-channel ABS version comes at Rs 1,27,853 (both ex-showroom Delhi). You can choose from four color options. On the other hand, the Bajaj Pulsar N250 comes with a price tag of Rs 1,43,680 (ex-showroom Delhi). It is available in only a single-channel ABS variant. You can choose from two color options – Techno Grey and Racing Red.

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