TVS Apache RTR 160 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 vs Hero Xtreme 160R | Comparison | Autocar India

It's TVS vs Bajaj vs Hero in this battle of the premium 160cc bikes. Rishabh Bhaskar, Firoze Irani and Vishal Venugopal each have their picks but which one bike comes out on top?

0:00 - Introduction
0:50 - Design
2:43 - Seat comfort and ergonomics
3:44 - Pillion comfort
4:45 - Performance
6:48 - Braking
7:03 - Fuel efficiency
7:19 - For fun's sake
8:53 - Prices
9:07 - Features
9:38 - Verdict

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  • Autocar India
    Autocar Indiaमहीने पहले

    Hi folks! Some errors in the tables - 1) The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V's peak torque is 14.73Nm @ 7250rpm, not 14.3Nm @ 7250rpm as shown. 2) TVS Apache RTR 160 4V front tyre size is 90/90-17, not 110/80-17 Apologies for the errors 🤐

  • kiran nr

    kiran nr

    महीने पहले

    👍🏾cool , Hope some more commuter bike like lower cc comparisons from Autocar also👍🏾

  • Ankit Pandey

    Ankit Pandey

    महीने पहले

    Thanks for correcting it out, we all are humans and make mistakes👍

  • Achal Singhal
    Achal Singhal4 दिन पहले

    I was planning to buy a bike back in March this year. After a lot of thinking and INstatus videos/reviews, finally bought Xtreme 160R. So far, I'm loving it. Hero did pretty well in terms of looks and features this time, one thing which was lacking quite a bit in the previous models.

  • ഇടുക്കിക്കാരൻ
    ഇടുക്കിക്കാരൻ12 दिन पहले

    RTR anytime❤🔥🔥

  • vaja rasool
    vaja rasool16 दिन पहले

    Xtreme owner for 8 months good power fun to can feel the power in mid range........ maintainence is Less.........looks awesome.........

  • rio Gowtham
    rio Gowtham17 दिन पहले


  • Akash Sharma
    Akash Sharma17 दिन पहले

    Kids use NS & Other Legend know RTR

  • Gaurav Srivastava
    Gaurav Srivastava24 दिन पहले

    Only drawback I see in Xtreme 160r, is the pillion seat. If that was a bit longer or flattened then I would have chosen it but for now it's Apache RTR 1604v.

  • Yoga Raja
    Yoga Rajaमहीने पहले

    FZ v3.........🙄

  • Punarva Barthwal
    Punarva Barthwalमहीने पहले

    I strongly agree with the fact that the new Xtreme 160 is the best looking bike from Hero after the Karizma. I am not a TVS fan. However, now I have to give it a thought. The front fascia of the Apache doesn't look great to me. Pulsar is power with an outdated feature list.

    SHYAMCHANTH T R Rमहीने पहले

    Compare with mt15 also🙏

    YOGENDRA THAKURमहीने पहले

    TVS Nailed it Every Time

    YOGENDRA THAKURमहीने पहले

    Apache 1604v HP is best Bike

  • Niraj Verma
    Niraj Vermaमहीने पहले

    I have rtr and believe me it's the best you can get. However i feel if your height is around 5.8 or above it will be easy to ride but if below you should consider other bikes. Because rtr demands height as well as strength as it weights around 150 kg. And in day to day life you will definitely going to feel that weight which makes it little bit uncomfortable.

  • Devendra Sahu
    Devendra Sahuमहीने पहले

    The problm wd tvs 160 is that it is not comfortable for long ride above 60 km

  • Sunil Kumar
    Sunil Kumarमहीने पहले

    Hero Xtreme160r is the best

  • SrTh Babu
    SrTh Babuमहीने पहले

    My 2018 RTR 160 4V gives 55 KMPL on Highway.

  • dimasa Maibang
    dimasa Maibangमहीने पहले

    Indian made bike's,....

  • Binob
    Binobमहीने पहले

    Xtreme 160r ❤

  • நிறை செல்வன்
    நிறை செல்வன்महीने पहले

    Well the sales chart favours FZ💥🔥.

  • Aman Deep
    Aman Deepमहीने पहले

    80% comments about RTR 160 that's show the power of RTR Racing Throatal RESPONSE RACING DNA unleashed 🔥 🔥🔥🔥

  • Vikash Kumar
    Vikash Kumarमहीने पहले


  • Masked Fellow 94
    Masked Fellow 94महीने पहले

    Why no body talks about perimeter frame of the ns 160

  • Taying Kaling
    Taying Kalingमहीने पहले

    Hero Xtreme 🤣🤣💩💩

  • Vasanth Kumar
    Vasanth Kumarमहीने पहले

    xtreme is 2v aircooled....others were 4v oil cooled....xtreme is perfect in it way and pricing

  • wish nath
    wish nathमहीने पहले

    TVs apache rtr 4v is king of 160 segment

  • aniket athawale
    aniket athawaleमहीने पहले

    How many RTR lovers here 🔥 🔥 🔥

  • Sushil Kamble
    Sushil Kambleमहीने पहले

    M still confused with rtr n xtreme which one should I buy?

  • Raju Das
    Raju Dasमहीने पहले

    pulsar lover

  • Sathish Raj
    Sathish Rajमहीने पहले

    RTR ❤️

  • Rajnikanth Rathod
    Rajnikanth Rathodमहीने पहले

    Apache RTR 160 4V is the Best.

  • Mr DEAN349
    Mr DEAN349महीने पहले

    Always I will go for NS 160❤️♥️ Life me 1st time ek bike ne mera nind kharab kia he for waiting 😁

  • Vineel Chilukuri
    Vineel Chilukuriमहीने पहले

    RTR 🐎

    HYPER RIDINGमहीने पहले

    Ns will win at all place 😍

  • Sourabh Ekka
    Sourabh Ekkaमहीने पहले

    Xblade ns160 xtream aur apche

  • Rahul Dubey
    Rahul Dubeyमहीने पहले

    Should have included Yamaha FZ

  • Im Random
    Im Randomमहीने पहले

    looks like rtr n ns is feeling pity for xtreme

  • Sourav Ovi
    Sourav Oviमहीने पहले

    Great job 👍

  • Sunny Gaurav
    Sunny Gauravमहीने पहले

    I already bought Apache RTR 160 4V last year! And telling frankly loving it in all way.

  • Redeemer Anall
    Redeemer Anallमहीने पहले

    Pulsar ns160 is the best segment bike

  • Raja Ashish Ranjan Pradhan
    Raja Ashish Ranjan Pradhanमहीने पहले

    Ns 160 💥💥💥💥💥

  • Safarnama 11
    Safarnama 11महीने पहले

    TVS is best ... xtreme looks cheap plastic in person...NS is outdated.

    SOUMOJIT DEYमहीने पहले

    I feel very lucky to have bought RTR160... Lucky because it was launched just before I got my job and became capable of affording a motorcycle and every time another company launches a new model - RTR's value increases, they just prove how good it is and make RTR owners proud of their choice and not jealous. 😍

  • vardam venkatesh
    vardam venkateshमहीने पहले

    RTR is super 👌👌👌

  • Anudeep Narayan
    Anudeep Narayanमहीने पहले

    Tvs apache the ghost 👻

  • Nithin George
    Nithin Georgeमहीने पहले

    Lukks XTREME 160R🤩

  • Nithin George
    Nithin Georgeमहीने पहले

    Select won't go wrong... Indian brands are segment King in all major motorcycle segments in India. 😍

  • S S Das
    S S Dasमहीने पहले

    I brought Xtreme 160R recently... It's a great machine to ride... It looks great... It's a total package...

  • Diptanu Goswami
    Diptanu Goswamiमहीने पहले

    Pulsar ns160 is 🔥 And a fun fact!! After 2-3 years, apache 200 and 160 will have same power figures😂

    JEBIN'S VLOGमहीने पहले


  • vishal gaikwad
    vishal gaikwadमहीने पहले

    TVS Apache 160 4v looks great overall performance.

  • suraj gupta
    suraj guptaमहीने पहले

    Never knew why apache sells so much but today i got to know no bike in upto 160cc segment is close to it.

  • Sunil Bhoir
    Sunil Bhoirमहीने पहले

    Ns Lover ❤️

  • Akash P 05
    Akash P 05महीने पहले

    I own ns160 bs4😁

  • Auto Addicts
    Auto Addictsमहीने पहले

    After Karizma, Xpulse200 is the wow design for me. I agree even xtreme 160 has a sharp stylish design

  • Jack Bhai
    Jack Bhaiमहीने पहले


  • car #007
    car #007महीने पहले

    Hero x 160

  • sandeep shrestha
    sandeep shresthaमहीने पहले

    when is HONDA CBR150R is arriving.

  • amit satapathy
    amit satapathyमहीने पहले

    xtreme is best 👍👍

  • Saqib Bhat
    Saqib Bhatमहीने पहले

    I like RTR and NS

  • Anand Kumar
    Anand Kumarमहीने पहले

    Rtr1604v is an allrounder

  • Harsh Chaturvedi
    Harsh Chaturvediमहीने पहले

    I think the White allow should remove from Ns series, it easily makes the bike dirty.

  • Mohammed Zakir
    Mohammed Zakirमहीने पहले

    RTR is always top notch in Avery aspects ... But also hero is doing a great job in terms of engine refinements ❤️🔥 .... Pulser is old school its mean to be hard machine all are good in there terms ❤️

  • nitin shah
    nitin shahमहीने पहले

    Always and always RTR

  • Dip Roy
    Dip Royमहीने पहले

    Xtreme need three change immediately. 1. Need grabrail 2. Need engine cowl 3. Oil cooling system This is the minimum need demands a hero good castomar.

  • manjunath manu
    manjunath manuमहीने पहले

    Proud owner of apache 1604v

  • Suvo Nag
    Suvo Nagमहीने पहले

    Nice & informative video.. Apache ♥️ whether it is RTR 4v or RTR 2v..🤘

  • kunjappan anand
    kunjappan anandमहीने पहले


  • south Wing
    south Wingमहीने पहले

    with the white alloy-wheels NS160 is not looking good at all

  • akhil s s
    akhil s sमहीने पहले

    RTR any day

  • Rohit Pagare
    Rohit Pagareमहीने पहले

    What jacket firoz have?

  • Nk Kumar
    Nk Kumarमहीने पहले

    I love Hero xtreme

  • AJITH 007
    AJITH 007महीने पहले

    Bajaj, TVs,hero , Indian brothers

  • Prakash Ramasamy
    Prakash Ramasamyमहीने पहले


  • Arnab Barman Daimary
    Arnab Barman Daimaryमहीने पहले

    Proud owner of Apache rtr 160 4v.. Love the way the bike rides.

  • D Chandra
    D Chandraमहीने पहले


  • Aswin Maddy
    Aswin Maddyमहीने पहले

    Rtr 1604v hp edition, black bought 1 month back... Zero vibrations, pillion comfort (my mom says better than unicorn which i had before) , u feel the power while overtaking a vehicle, throttle is super responsive, suspension is cool, smooth gear shifting in this segment (ridden all its competitors), braking is also good, city mileage around 49 kmpl... Best in its segment 🔥



    महीने पहले

    except for pillion comfort, xtreme 160 laughs at you!

  • Anand Kumar

    Anand Kumar

    महीने पहले

    Bro me too brought the same to ride in the first 750kms....they said below 50kmph speed....but some say lower rpm with lower speed damages bike engines

  • 19-462 NARESH
    19-462 NARESHमहीने पहले

    Already buyed Apache RTR 160 4v❤️


    30k + , and get RTR 200

  • Gaurav Tj
    Gaurav Tjमहीने पहले

    Ohh my Apache RTR 160 4v💙

  • Aravind Anil
    Aravind Anilमहीने पहले

    Owing 1604v bs4 and that's the best decision i made 🐎🐎🐎

  • Aswin
    Aswinमहीने पहले

    No offense, but is Xtreme that good looking... I mean is that even good looking. I feel the opposite, I just don't know why

  • mrutyunjaya das

    mrutyunjaya das

    महीने पहले

    It's personal choice

  • Mani Kandan
    Mani Kandanमहीने पहले

    Actually some persons not searching bike specs and going to madly pulsar.. which is funny

  • rushikesh bhange
    rushikesh bhangeमहीने पहले

    Where does FZ stands with these bikes?

  • Vinod Reddy

    Vinod Reddy

    महीने पहले

    It doesn't stand with these bikes as it is only 149 CC engine.

  • Mohammed Shariq
    Mohammed Shariqमहीने पहले

    RTR for a reason!!❤️

  • Sword Music
    Sword Musicमहीने पहले

    Bought Pulsar ns .. eye catchy on road with new Colors .(but white wheels didn't work well) .... Feels rocket after 6K rpm ... Milage isn't that what I expected (around 30-35)... Ps. Neither apache is bad nor xtreme .. apache performance similiar .. but pickup is linear from starting .. but ns wakes only after 6k RPM and runs likes rocket 🚀 It depends on your wants and need which would you prefer ❤️

  • Venkatesh Potter
    Venkatesh Potterमहीने पहले

    Apache all the way.. 🏍 💨 It's the most aerodynamic in design. The best ride quality.

  • Amiya
    Amiyaमहीने पहले

    HERO needs to redesign the Xtreme 160 R, reason, it looks "small" when pitted against RTR 160 4v, and others. And this is a major draw back. I do not think a buyer will compromise on that. Its a great bike with good riding posture and dynamics, I would say better than160 4v coz 4V's rider triangle is strange, uncomfortable for tall riders, Xtreme 160 R is almost neck to neck in riding dynamics with Suzuki gixxer 150, BUT it looks small man. Its like that TATA Tigor Styleback with 1 liter diesel engine, major drawback, good package but engine, so the buyer goes and buys Desire instead.

  • Ashesh Kumar Chattopadhyay
    Ashesh Kumar Chattopadhyayमहीने पहले

    Higher compression engine are not hard to make but its not good for long term reliability. I have 2 15 year old bikes . One is hero and another is pulsar , my hero still sailing through while pulsar is broken most of the time .

  • karthik s
    karthik sमहीने पहले

    Fz v3 from yamaha.

    BUNTYमहीने पहले


  • hemanth nandish
    hemanth nandishमहीने पहले

    ugliest bike in 150cc goes to fz

  • Siddhant Jaiswal
    Siddhant Jaiswalमहीने पहले

    Hero Xtreme 160R ❤️

  • atharva ruikar
    atharva ruikarमहीने पहले

    I own a hero Xtreme 160r; reason behind to opt it are *unique n sleek design *Best in performance (bcoz most of the time you cruise in mid range and hero has best mid range) *Light weight and very easy to maneuver *Full LED setup(headlight+indicators+tail light), with hazard light *I bought it at a price, 8k less to rtr as of in Pune. *Hero is renowned for fuel efficiency and Xtreme has best of it. *Free services and warranty period is more than others. *Servicing cost is literally half than that of other bikes. *Accessories too are cheap and of good quality. *Rider position is well managed, it doesn't feel tiring *Seat is way too comfy. Cons: *Pillion seat is a problem for healthy person. *Finish on weld joints is poor. Cheers 😎



    महीने पहले

    *Pillion seat is a problem for healthy person.?? bro what d'yu mean by problem for healthy?

  • It's all about SJ
    It's all about SJमहीने पहले

    I will go for Apache or Xtreme. Apache has a GTT technology and the Xtreme gets a auto sail technology . So in a city traffic Xtreme and RTR comes out on top.

  • Navneet
    Navneetमहीने पहले

    All the bikes are good but that RTR is just segement leading.

  • satyam 33
    satyam 33महीने पहले

    Rtr 160 refinement and stability is on next level. Putting hero 160 with other two makes no sense

  • Shivam paul

    Shivam paul

    महीने पहले

    Hero xtreme 160 chalaye ho bro bina chalaye kuch v maat bolo Hero ek matra indian company ha jo japanese bike o ki trah smoothness ha

  • Divyanshu Yadav
    Divyanshu Yadavमहीने पहले

    Afterall these are premium commuters not sports bikes and 90% of the time they are ridden in city where 0-60kph does makes sense but not 0-100 and you'll be surprised to compare maintenance costs. In case hero Xtreme those 5 free services cost only ₹350 😲 and paid ones only ₹700-800 definitely worth noting I was surprised when I came to know about it.

  • mrutyunjaya das

    mrutyunjaya das

    महीने पहले

    Well said

  • Aniket yadav
    Aniket yadavमहीने पहले

    Outdated design for ns?? I mean come on!! Its still the sportiest looking machine of them all. N m not able to understand how come hero xtreme is appearing sporty to anyone. Its the worst looking one.

  • RV Vlogs
    RV Vlogsमहीने पहले

    Rtr 160 4v❤

    SAMANWAY SARKARमहीने पहले

    request to tvs please remove the shinchan eyebrows 🙏