Bajaj Pulsar 150 Review
Bajaj Pulsar 150 is a performance commuter from Bajaj. This is said to be Pune-based automaker’s main seller for the last 10 years. This is the bike, which changed the label of Bajaj. Pulsar 150 bike first Launched in November 2001. All the bikes from Pulsar series are well received and most popular. You can choose from three colour options and a single variant.
Bajaj Pulsar 150 Key Specifications
- 149cc, DTS-i engine
- 14.9 Bhp @ 9000 rpm power
- 12.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm torque
- 5 Speed manual gears
- Telescopic Forks front suspension
- 5 way adjustable with 105mm travel nitrox rear suspension
- 240mm Disc front brakes
- 130mm Drum rear brakes
- Self start and Kick start
Engine, Gears and Performance
Bajaj Pulsar 150 motorcycle powered by 149cc, DTS-i engine. The engine offers 149.01cc engine displacement and churns out 14.9 Bhp @ 9000 rpm power and 12.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm torque on ride. Engine of Bajaj Pulsar 150 mated with 5 Speed manual gears. It gets a Wet Multiplate Clutch and 143.00 kg weight.
Dimensions and Features
The bike equipped with 165.00 mm ground clearance and measures 15.00 ltrs fuel tank. It has also got 1320.00 mm Wheelbase and features 17″ Black Alloys, stand alarm etc. The bike features Self start and Kick start options. Twin spark ignition and drum brake for the rear wheel are the standard options. Bajaj Pulsar 150 with Advanced styling and many modern features makes this bike.
- 143.00 kg weight
- 165.00 mm ground clearance
- 15.00 ltrs fuel tank
- 1320.00 mm Wheelbase
- 17″ Black Alloys, stand alarm
Looks, Style and Colors
The pulsar 150 is stylish in all aspects, in its new avatar. It gets famous domed cowl, 3D lettering, side scoops, full digital console with analogue tachometer. Bajaj Pulsar 150 available in Cocktail Wine Red, Midnight Black, Plasma Blue colors etc.
150cc bikes segment is most competing area and Pulsar 150 competes with the other class leading bikes like Honda CB Unicorn, Hero Xtreme, Hero Hunk, Suzuki GS150R and the Yamaha SZ-RR.
Suspension and Brakes
Suspension used is the Telescopic Forks front suspension. Rear of Bajaj Pulsar 150 gets Triple rated spring, 5 way adjustable with 105mm travel nitrox shock absorber rear suspension. Brakes used in Bajaj Pulsar 150 is the 240mm Disc front brakes and 130mm Drum rear brakes.
Pros and Cons
Main positive points of Bajaj Pulsar 150 are the Brand recall and easy to repair. As the Bajaj network is large with good customer services across the country, you will get help from any where at any time without difficulty. The old engine without much upgrade is the downside.
Pulsar 150 is a sportier alternative in the 150cc class with aggressive looks and style facts. But comparing with the recent launched 150cc bikes like Yamaha FZ series version 2.0 with FI technology, Pulsar 150 is almost outdated. By bringing a new Pulsar 150 with a 4-valve head Bajaj can further boost the sale.
Full Technical Specifications of Bajaj Pulsar 150
|Technical Specifications||Bajaj Pulsar 150|
|Engine||4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled, single cylinder|
|Max power||15.06 Bhp @ 9000 rpm|
|Max torque||12.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|Fuel consumption (high way)||62.00kmpl|
|Fuel consumption (city)||45.00kmpl|
|Seating capacity||2 person|
|Starting System||Self Start|
|Dimension (length x width x height)||2035.00 mm x 750.00 mm x 1115.00 mm|
|Ground clearance||165.00 mm|
|Fuel tank||15.00 ltrs|
|Suspension front||Telescopic, with anti-friction bush|
|Suspension rear||5 way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorber|
|Brakes(front)||240 mm Disc|
|Breaks (rear)||130 mm Drum|
|Chassis type||Double Cradle|
|Headlamp||35/35 W with 2 pilot lamps|
|Tyre Size||Tube-type – 2.75 x 17″|
|Wheel base||1320.00 mm|
|Low fuel/oil indicator||yes|
|Alloys||yes, 17″ Black Alloys|
|Colors||black, blue and red|