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TVS Apache RTR 160 Price in India – Specifications, Review

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TVS Apache RTR 160 Review

TVS Apache RTR 160 is a powerful and stylish bike from TVS.  Apache brand first launched  in India in 2007. This RTR 160 is the first bike from the Apache series launched by TVS.  Currently Apache bike is available in three models,  Apache RTR 160 Hyper edge, Apache RTR 180 and Apache RTR 180 ABS. TVS Apache RTR 160 available in front disc brakes model and front and rear disc brake model.

Looks and Style

The all new Apache gets new decals. The RTR indicates ‘Racing Throttle Response’ in the bike;s name. For those who wish to own an affordable low cost sports bike, you can choose this as it is designed with a  racing approach. There is a  lap timer in the instrument console of this bike and gets petal disc brake.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Specifications

  • 159.7cc, 4-stroke air cooled engine
  • 15.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power
  • 13.1 Nm @ 4000 rpm torque
  • 5 Speed gears transmission
  • Wet, Multi Plate clutch
  • 62 x 52.9 mm bore and stroke
  • Double Cradle chassis, Air Cooling engine
  • 118 kmph Top Speed
  • 52.00 kmpl mileage in highway
  • Reaches 0 to 60 in 5.56 sec
  • Telescopic Forks Suspension (Front)
  • Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shocks Suspension (Rear)
  • 270mm Petal Disc Brakes (Front)
  • Drum Brake at rear (optional disc brakes)

Engine, Mileage and Performance

It 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. 

TVS Apache RTR 160  is fuel efficient, it can offer you 52.00 kmpl mileage in highway and 42kmpl in city. The bike can Reaches 0 to 60 in 5.56 sec. The bike offers 62 x 52.9 mm bore and stroke, Double Cradle chassis, Air Cooling engine etc.


Dimensions and Colors

It is available in White, Red, Black, Yellow, Grey colors. TVS Apache RTR 160 gets 137.00 kg kerb weight. In terms of dimension, it measures 165.00 mm Ground Clearance, 1300.00 mm Wheelbase, 16.00 litres Fuel Tank etc.

Safety and Comfort Features

There is a Digital fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter, Analogue Tachometer, Low Fuel/oil/battery Indicator for easiness of rider on ride. TVS Apache RTR 160  offers Alloys, Maintenance Free battery, Tubeless Tyres for over all comfort and convenience of rider and passenger. 

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. 

  • 137.00 kg kerb weight
  • 165.00 mm Ground Clearance
  • 1300.00 mm Wheelbase
  • 16.00 litres Fuel Tank
  • Digital fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter
  • Analogue Tachometer
  • Low Fuel/oil/battery Indicator
  • Alloys, Maintenance Free battery, Tubeless Tyres
  • Self Start, Passenger Footrest
  • Step-up Seat, Pass-light

TVS Apache RTR 160 Rivals

TVS Apache RTR 160 competes with the Bajaj Pulsar 150. The bike offers 125kmph top speed, front 240mm disc brakes and 149cc engine. 50-60 kmpl is mileage. Yamaha FZS is another rival. It gets 153cc engine, 40-50 kmpl mileage, 132kmph top speed. Honda CB Trigger is another rival features 60kmpl mileage, 149cc engine and 110kmph top speed. Hero Xtreme is another alternative, which features 149cc engine, 60kmpl mileage, 115kmph top speed etc. 

Our verdict

What is the positive side of TVS Apache RTR 160 is, it is highly performance oriented, easy for handling and well quality assured. The down side side is, you may feel lot of Vibrations on ride. There is lack of top-end too. This is a  fun-to-ride motorcycle with aerodynamic design and easy handling. 

TVS Apache RTR 160 Full Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications TVS Apache RTR
Engine 159.7cc, 4-stroke
Displacement 159.7cc
Max power 15.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Max torque 13.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Mileage 52 kmpl in highway42 kmpl in city
Gears 5 Speed
Transmission Manual
Top speed 118kph
Length x Width x Height(mm) 2085.00 mm x 730.00 mm x 1105.00 mm
Wheelbase 1300.00 mm
Stand alarm No
Alloy Wheels yes
Headlamps Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR
Kerb Weight 137.00 kg
Fuel tank 16.00 ltrs
Ground Clearance 165.00 mm
Suspension front Telescopic Forks
Suspension rear Monotube Inverted
Foot rest yes
Self start yes
Brakes(front) 270mm disc
Breaks (rear) Drum (Optional Disc)
Tubeless Tyres yes
Pass light yes
speedometer Digital
Wheel size 90/90 R17 – 110/80 R17 mm
Fuel gauge Digital
Low fuel /oil /battery indicator yes
Colors Red, Green, Yellow and Grey

TVS Apache RTR 160 Price in India: Rs. 69,500/- (Front Disc) & Rs. 71,615/- (Front and rear Disc) Ex-Showroom, Delhi

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