The Pulsar brand has transformed the performance motorcycle segment in India. The Pulsar 180 is a premium motorcycle in the above 150cc segment. The design elements are borrowed from its younger sibling, the Pulsar 150. The front section of the Pulsar 180 features dome headlight with wolf-eyed pilot lamps which gives it a distinctive look.
The prominent highlight of the design is the muscular fuel tank with extending shrouds. The tail section of the Pulsar 180 gets sporty cowl with split grab rails and the signature twin LED strips enhance the looks of the motorcycle. The 3D Pulsar logo and the new body graphics enhance the premium feel of the motorcycle.
The Bajaj Pulsar 180 is powered by a 178.6cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, twin spark engine with a maximum power output of 17bhp at 8,500rpm and a peak torque output of 14.22Nm at 6,500rpm. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.
The 178cc DTS-i engine offers brute performance with brisk acceleration. The twin-sparks ensures the combustion is clean and result in improved power delivery and excellent fuel economy. The Pulsar 180 can sprint from 0-60km/h in just 5.08 seconds and can reach a top-speed of 122km/h.
The Bajaj Pulsar 180’s engine features DTS-i technology which ensures improved fuel efficiency. The motorcycle returns a decent mileage of around 45kpl.
The Bajaj Pulsar 180 comes with a host of features which is the main selling point of the motorcycle. The Pulsar 180 comes with wolf-eyed pilot lamps, digital-analog instrument cluster, clip-on handlebars and carbon-fibre texture on the instrument cluster. The rear section of the motorcycle gets signature LED tail lamp. The split seats offer a comfortable ride for both the rider and the pillion.
Bringing the Pulsar 180 to a halt are the 260mm disc up front and a 230mm disc at the rear. The suspension duties are handled by telescopic forks at the front and five-way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorbers at the back. A 15-litre fuel tank provides a good range for long rides.
The Pulsar 180 is one of the best performance motorcycles in the 180cc segment., But the aging design is a setback as compared to its modern rivals. Overall the Pulsar 180 is a good package with an affordable price and Baja’s strong sales and service network.
|Front Brake Size||260 mm|
|Front Brake Type||Disc|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic, Anti-friction bush|
|Front Tyre Size||90/90 x 17|
|Front Wheel Size||17 inch|
|Rear Brake Size||230 mm|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc|
|Rear Suspension||5 way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorber|
|Rear Tyre Size||120/80 x 17|
|Rear Wheel Size||17 inch|
|Chassis Type||Double Cradle|
|Ground Clearance||150 mm|
|Kerb Weight||147 kg|
|Overall Height||1,165 mm|
|Overall Length||2,035 mm|
|Overall Width||765 mm|
|Seat Height||790 mm|
|Compression Ratio||9.5 Â± 0.5:1|
|Cooling System||Air Cooled|
|Fuel Delivery System||Carburetor|
|Ignition||Digital Twin Spark Ignition|
|Max Power||17 bhp @ 8,500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||14 Nm @ 6,500 rpm|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Spark Plugs||2 Per Cylinder|
|Transmission Type||Chain Drive|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|0 to 60 kmph||4.8 seconds|
|60 to 0 kmph||18 seconds|
|Fuel Efficiency Range||675 Km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||15 litres|
|Mileage - ARAI||45 kmpl|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||3.2 litres|
|Top Speed||122 Kmph|
|Antilock Braking System||Yes|
|Battery||12 V ( Low Maintenance Battery )|
|Brake/Tail Light||Pilot Lamps|
|Digital Fuel Guage||Yes|
|Headlight Bulb Type||35/35 W with 2 pilot lamps|
|Headlight Type||Pilot Lamps Type|
|Low Battery Indicator||No|
|Low Fuel Indicator||Yes|
|Low Oil Indicator||Yes|
|No. of Tripmeters||--|
|Start Type||Electric Start|