Compare Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs TVS Apache 160 RTR


Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs TVS Apache 160 RTR

The recently launched Honda CB Unicorn 160 is a famous bike compared a lot with the TVS Apache 160 RTR before purchasing. The motorcycle doesn’t replace the Trigger or the nearly 10 year old Unicorn. This is a powerful rival against the Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ Fi version 2.0 and the TVS Apache RTR 160.

Lets check which is better in engine, mileage, power, performance, safety and stability. Among both two bikes Apache gets the option of a rear disc brake and makes the maximum power. Unicorn has the added advantage of highest capacity engine and torque output, in addition to the Combi-Braking.

Engine, Performance and Mileage

Honda CB Unicorn 160 powered by 162.71 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled 4-stroke SI engine. Honda used Honda Eco Technology (HET) for more power and efficiency. The engine can churns out 14.5 BHP @ 8000 rpm power and 14.61 NM @ 6000 rpm torque. Engine mated to 5-speed gears transmission. 106 kmph is the top speed of Honda CB Unicorn 160. It can return 62 kmpl mileage on ride.

TVS Apache RTR 160 is powered by 159.7cc, 4-stroke air cooled engine. The engine can churns out 15.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 13.1 Nm @ 4000 rpm torque on ride. It is mated with 5 Speed gears transmission and features Wet, Multi Plate clutch. The bike is performance oriented and can attain 118 kmph Top Speed on ride. This bike is fuel efficient, it can offer you 52.00 kmpl mileage in highway and 42kmpl in city.

Safety and Comfort Features

Your safety is well assured in Honda CB Unicorn 160 with 240mm Disc brake in front and 130mm Drum brake at rear. Suspension offered is Telescopic Forks Front Suspension and Spring Loaded Hydraulic Type (Monoshock) suspension at rear. There is Ground Clearance of  150 mm and Wheelbase of 1324 mm. 

TVS Apache RTR 160 measures 165.00 mm Ground Clearance, 1300.00 mm Wheelbase, 16.00 litres Fuel Tank etc. It is packed with Telescopic Forks Suspension (Front) and Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shocks Suspension (Rear). Brakes used are 270mm Petal Disc Brakes (Front) and Drum Brake at rear. It also gets Self Start, Passenger Footrest, Step-up Seat, Pass-light etc. 

Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs TVS Apache 160 RTR Specifications

Specifications Honda Unicorn 160 Apache RTR 160
Engine displacement 163cc 159.7cc
Max Power 14.71PS 15.2PS
Max Torque 14.61Nm 13.1Nm
Ignition system CDI IDI
Fuelling system Carburettor Carburettor
Starting System Kick/electric start Kick/electric start
Wheelbase 1324mm 1300mm
Ground clearance 150mm 165mm
Kerb weight 135kg 137kg
Wheelbase 1324mm 1300mm
Transmission 5-speed 5-speed
Max Speed 106kmph 118 kmph
Fuel tank 12ltrs 16ltrs
Suspension (Front ) Telescopic Telescopic
Suspension (Rear) Monoshock Monotube inverted gas charged
Front brake 240mm disc 270mm disc
Rear brake 130mm drum 200mm disc
Front wheel / tyre 80/100-17 90/90×17
Rear wheel / tyre 110/80-17 110/80×17
Price (Ex Showroom -Delhi) Rs 74,414 Rs 68,590

TVS Apache RTR 160 Price in India: Rs. 68,590/-

Honda CB Unicorn 160 Price in India: Rs. 74,414/-

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