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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 | Price | Mileage | Specifications

The new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is finally on sale to carry the Pulsar legacy. The NS 160 has great looks for a 160 cc bike. The NS 160 shares a lot with its elder sibling the NS 200, which is also another modern Pulsar. So, is the new Pulsar NS 160 just a less powerful NS 200, or is it something more than this? Lets compare the two bikes in our Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 comparison here and see what separates the two bikes from each other.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Price

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
₹ 78,400₹ 96,453

The NS 160 is a lot cheaper than the NS 200. And the difference is huge with the 200cc Pulsar costing ₹ 96,453 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) in comparison to the NS 160 which costs ₹ ₹ 78,400 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). So, undoubtedly the NS 160 is considerably cheaper than the NS 200. However one should keep in mind that the NS 200 has a much bigger engine powering it. So, the difference in price is quite justified.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Specifications

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
Engine160.3 cc, 4-Valve, Oil-cooled199.5 cc, 4-valve, Oil-cooled
Max. Power15.5 PS23.52 PS
Peak Torque14.6 Nm18.3 Nm
Transmission5-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual

The NS 200 is the clear winner here as it comes with a bigger engine that pumps out higher power and torque. The NS 160 comes with a 5 speed manual transmission system compared to the NS 200 which comes mated with a 6 speed transmission system. The NS 200 has some other advantages over the NS 160 like it has a disc brake at the rear compared to the drum brake of the NS 160.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Mileage

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
Mileage55 KMPL50 KMPL

The NS 200 has a claimed mileage of 5o km/ltr while the NS 160 boasts a mileage of 55 km/ltr. So, for people looking for decent power combined with great fuel efficiency can go for the Pulsar NS 160 as it offers almost the same looks and features as the Pulsar NS 200 but with a higher economy .

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Top Speed

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
Top Speed120 KMPH135 KMPH

Because of the less power output than the NS 200, the NS 160 also has a lesser top speed. The NS 160 has a top speed of 120 km/hr compared to the 135 km/hr top speed of the NS 200.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- 0-100 kmph

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Bajaj Pulsar NS 200
0-100 KMPH12.5 seconds9.65 seconds

As evident from the table above, the NS 160 is slower to the 100 km/hr mark from standstill. This is because of its lower torque figures.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Dimensions

Pulsar NS 160Pulsar NS 200
Overall Length2012 mm2017 mm
Overall Width803.5 mm804 mm
Overall Height1060 mm1075 mm
Wheelbase1363 mm1363 mm
Weight (Kerb)142 KGs152 KGs
Max. Fuel Tank Capacity12-litres12-litres
Tyre Size (Front)80/100-17100/80-17
Tyre Size (Rear) 100/90-17 100/90-17130/70-17

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 Comparison- Design

As mentioned earlier, the NS 160 shares a lot with the NS 200. They both share their parts to such a big extent that the two bikes almost look identical. That said, there are a few differences noticeable when observed from close. The NS 160 has skinnier tires. The NS 160 also has a drum break setup at the rear as compared to the disc break setup of the NS 200. The graphics of the NS 160 are also slightly different. Both the bikes looks really modern and attractive with their streetfighter design. Both the Pulsars have a sporty semi-digital speedo cluster. So, when it comes to looks it really comes down to personal taste.

Pulsar NS 160 vs NS 200

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Hope you found this article informative. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more such interesting posts like the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 comparison we have here.

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Pulsar NS 200 | Price | Mileage | Specifications
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Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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