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Most of the affordable sports bike falls under the 160cc segment. This segment provides the power and performance competitive to those high power sports bikes and the benefits of a commuter bike like fuel economy, low bike service, and repair cost, lightweight, less requirement for maintenance.  Here’s a list of some of the best 160cc bikes in India.

TVS Apache RTR 160

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TVS Apache RTR 160 is manufactured by TVS Motors. TVS Apache was first launched in 2015. The bike is powered by a 159.7cc BS6 (RT-Fi) engine which provides it a maximum power of 11.4k @ 8400 rpm. Being race-centered manufacturing it has competitive bike service and repair costs.

Price: TVS Apache RTR 160 comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,05,365

Features:

  • Engine equipped with (RT-Fi) technology
  • Front oil damped telescopic fork suspension
  • Rear monotube 5-step adjustable shocks with rectangular swing arm.
  • Tubeless tyres
  • Low bike service and repair cost
  • Single-channel Anti-lock braking system
  • Front disc brake
  • Rear Disc/Drum

Key Specs

  • Engine type: SI, 4-stroke, air-cooled
  • Engine capacity: 159.7cc
  • Fuel economy: 48kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 12L
  • Kerb weight: 139kg
  • Acceleration: 0-60 kmph in 5.3s

Yamaha MT-15

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Yamaha Manufactures several sports bikes and MT-15 is one of them. The bike has a dynamic look with a wide handlebar and lightweight. It is equipped with a BS6 compliant 155cc engine which provides the bike max power of 13.6kW @ 10000 rpm. With great power comes great maintenance responsibility. The bike has significantly higher bike service and repair costs.

Price: Yamaha MT-15 comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,42,900

Features:

  • Single-channel Anti-lock braking system
  • Both disc brakes
  • Side stand engine cut off
  • Step-up seat with grab bar
  • Low bike service cost
  • Front telescopic suspension
  • Rear linked-type monocross suspension
  • Negative LCD display
  • 6-speed transmission
  • Tubeless tyres

Key Specs

  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, SOHC
  • Engine capacity: 155cc
  • Fuel economy: 48kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 10L
  • Kerb weight: 138 kg

Bajaj Avenger Cruiser 160

Avenger Cruiser 160

Bajaj Avenger is a cruiser-style motorcycle manufactured by Bajaj Motors. The bike is equipped with a round headlight which gives it a retro touch. The power duties are handled by a BS6 compliant 160cc engine which provides a maximum power of 11030W @ 8500 rpm.

Price: Bajaj Avenger Cruiser 160 comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,08,205

Features:

  • Single-channel Anti-lock braking system
  • Front disc brake
  • Rear drum brake
  • Front telescopic suspension with double anti-friction bush
  • Rear 5-step adjustable twin shock absorber
  • Low bike service and repair cost
  • Tubeless tyres

Key Specs:

  • Engine Type: 4-stroke, DTS-i, Single cylinder, air-cooled
  • Engine capacity: 160cc
  • Fuel economy: 45kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 13L
  • Kerb weight: 156kg

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160

Bajaj Pulsar is one of the most popular affordable sports bike series in India. Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is a perfect mix of power and looks. The rider can experience power and performance at its best.  Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is equipped with a 160.3cc oil-cooled powerful engine which gives the bike max power of 12.7 kW @ 9000 rpm. Apart from power and performance Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 is also successful because of its low maintenance and bike service cost.

Price: Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,14,093

Features:

  • BS6 compliant engine
  • Both front and rear disc brake
  • Single-channel anti-lock braking system
  • Low bike service cost
  • Tubeless tyres
  • Rear Nitrox mono-shock suspension
  • Front telescopic suspension with Anti Friction Bush

Key Specs:

  • Engine type: 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, DTS-i FI engine
  • Engine capacity: 160.3cc
  • Fuel economy: 45kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 12L
  • Kerb weight: 151 kg

Suzuki Gixxer

Suzuki Gixxer

Suzuki gixxer is a sports bike manufactured by Suzuki Motorcycle India. The bike is equipped with a BS6 compliant 155cc air-cooled engine which provides the bike a max power of 13.6ps @ 8000 rpm. It has a 5-speed manual transmission. The bike being power paced has slightly high bike service and maintenance cost.

Price: Suzuki Gixxer comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,18,800

Features:

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Dual Muffler for a sporty look
  • Split seat
  • Both front and rear disc brake
  • Low bike service and repair cost
  • Less maintenance requirement
  • Telescopic front suspension
  • Swingarm rear suspension

Key Specs:

  • Engine Type: 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled
  • Engine capacity: 155cc
  • Fuel economy: 45kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 12L
  • Kerb weight: 141kg

Yamaha YZF R15

Yamaha YZF R15

Yamaha offers a wide range of 160cc bikes and Yamaha YZF R15 is one of them. The bike has a perfect dynamic built and a great combination of power and performance, handled by a 155cc BS6 compliant Liquid-cooled engine. It is equipped with Built-in side stand engine cut-off and double channel Anti-Lock braking system for greater protection from theft. The rider gets thrilling speed with low bike maintenance and service cost.

Price: Yamaha YZF R15 comes with a price tag of Rs.1,54,600

Features:

  • Double channel anti-lock braking system
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Constant-mesh, 6-speed transmission
  • Gear position indicator
  • Both front and rear disc brake
  • Low bike service cost
  • Tubeless tyres
  • Telescopic front suspension
  • Monocross rear suspension

Key Specs:

  • Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
  • Engine capacity: 155cc
  • Fuel economy: 40kmpl
  • Fuel tank capacity: 11L
  • Kerb weight: 142 kg

Closing:

160cc bikes are a great combination of power and performance, they deliver high speed and are best for someone who likes thrilling speed with fewer worries about maintenance and bike service cost. These 160cc bikes are very versatile, ranging from the sports model to the retro style variant.

These are the best 160cc bikes in India

  • TVS Apache RTR 160
  • Yamaha MT-15
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruiser 160
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS 160
  • Suzuki Gixxer
  • Yamaha YZF R15

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