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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI. Price, Specifications, Mileage

The all-new Bajaj Pulsar NS 160  has finally made it to the market. With this the competition in the 160cc segment has  heated up further. The new Pulsar model is the first ever 160 cc model by Bajaj. The latest bike Pulsar model looks identical to the NS 200 but has a more fuel efficient 160 cc engine. The NS 160 will give a strong competion to another streetnake, which is the Yamaha FZ FI. So, how do the two bikes compare against each other ? Let us find out in our Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI comparison.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI 

Yamaha FZ FIPulsar NS 160

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Price

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Yamaha FZ FI
₹ 78,400₹ 81,000

The Pulsar NS 160 has a clear advantage when it comes to pricing. Bajaj Auto is known to keep its products affordable. While Honda is known to keep the prices of its a bike a bit higher than others. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is the clear winner when it comes to pricing. The Yamaha FZ FI  has something to command some premium on its price. The Yamaha FZ FI offers a fatter rubber and a fuel injection system. Still when it comes to pricing, the Pulsar NS 160 has an edge over the Yamaha FZ FI.  It also has to be noted that the Pulsar NS 160 is a fresher model. Whereas the FZ FI was launched around 3 years ago.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Specifications

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 Honda CB Hornet 160R
Engine160.3 cc149 cc
Max. Power15.3 BHP12.9 BHP
Peak Torque14.6 Nm12.8 Nm
Transmission5-Speed Manual5-Speed Manual

The FZ FI offers higher refinement levels when it comes to the engine. However, the NS 160’s engine is great too. The pulsar has a great advantage over the FZ FI, when it comes to power and torque. The engines of both the bikes are mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission. Additionally both have a similar suspension setup with a monoshock suspension for the rear end. Also both the bikes have drum brakes at the rear and disc brakes at the front.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Mileage

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Yamaha FZ FI
Mileage55 KMPL52 KMPL

The NS 160 has an advantage over the FZ FI when it comes to mileage.

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Top Speed

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Yamaha FZ FI
Top Speed120 KMPH112 KMPH

The Pulsar NS160 can reach a higher top speed than the FZ FI.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- 0-100 kmph

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160Yamaha FZ FI
0-100 KMPH12.5 seconds15.5 seconds

The Pulsar NS 160 has a better acceleration and hence reaches the 100 kmph mark quicker.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Dimensions

Pulsar NS 160FZ FI
Overall Length2012 mm1990 mm
Overall Width803.5 mm770 mm
Overall Height1060 mm1030 mm
Wheelbase1363 mm1330 mm
Weight (Kerb)142 KGs132 KGs
Max. Fuel Tank Capacity12-litres12-litres
Tyre Size (Front)80/100-17100/80-17
Tyre Size (Rear) 100/90-17100/90-17140/60-17

Above is the detailed comparison of the dimensions of the two bikes.

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Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison- Design

Both the models are streetnaked but with different looks. However, both the models boast of a bold as well as a muscular design. However, when compared the Yamaha FZ FI looks more muscular. While in comparison the Pulsar NS 160 has sleeker and sharper looks. Though both the bikes have stylish alloy wheels, the Yamaha’s fat tyre gives it a better look. The X-motif taillight helps the FZ look brawnier. The NS 160 looks good  too and is not at all a bad looking bike. However, it is quite identical to the NS 200. Which means it does not has a fresh design. Despite being launched three years back,  the FZ looks much fresher. It looks more muscular too. The Pulsar NS 160 has a semi-digital speedo console. In comparison, the FZ offers a full-digital unit.

Yamaha FZ FI

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Hope you liked our article on Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 vs Yamaha FZ FI Comparison. Do let us know your vies via the comments section below. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more such comparisons.

About Abhishek Barmase

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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