TVS Apache RTR 160

(4.5/5) 1128 ratings
Ex-Showroom Price 97,500
  • CAPACITY 159.7CC
  • MAX POWER 15.1 bhp

TVS Apache RTR 160 Review

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TVS Apache RTR 160 Design And Style

TVS Apache RTR 160 Design And Style

The Apache RTR 160 is the first motorcycle from the Apache series. The motorcycle is designed with a racing approach and features muscular and edgy design. Up front, the Apache 160 gets beast-inspired headlamps which give the motorcycle an aggressive look.

The TVS Apache RTR 160 also features muscular tank with extended shrouds, chiseled engine cowl and stylish tail design. The motorcycle gets racing graphics decals to reflect its racing DNA. The rear end looks sleek and sharp thanks to the LED tail lamp.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine And Performance

TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine And Performance

The TVS Apache RTR 160 is powered by a 159.7cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 15bhp at 8,500rpm and a peak torque output of 13.1Nm at 4,000rpm. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.

The engine has a punchy power delivery with the meat of the torque available at just 4,000rpm. The Apache RTR 160 is capable of hitting a top of 118km/h. The motorcycle is a good city commuter with its low-end torque and can also be used for those weekend long rides.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Fuel Efficiency

TVS Apache RTR 160Fuel Efficiency

The TVS Apache RTR 160 offers a right blend of power and mileage which makes it an ideal motorcycle for city conditions. The motorcycle returns an average mileage of 50kmpl.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Important Features

TVS Apache RTR 160 Important Features

The Apache RTR 160 is equipped with a host of premium features such as LED daytime running lights and digital instrument cluster with a lap timer and analog tachometer. The engine sits on Double Cradle SynchroSTIFF chassis for superior handling on the road or the race track.

Braking duties are handled by a 270mm petal disc at the front and an optional 200mm disc at the rear. The motorcycle gets all-black 6-spoke alloy wheels. The telescopic front forks and Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) at the rear ensures a comfortable ride.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Verdict

TVS Apache RTR 160 Verdict

The TVS Apache RTR 160 offers a right balance between performance and mileage. The motorcycle handles well when ridden hard and is comfortable for city commutes. But a smoother engine could have been a plus. Overall it’s an excellent package for those who are looking for an affordable performance motorcycle.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Models

 97,500.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 100,500.00   Ex-Showroom Price

TVS Apache RTR 160 Specifications

Front Disc - ABS - BS VI
Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Calliper Type --
Front Brake Size 270 mm
Front Brake Type Disc
Front Suspension Telescopic with Hydraulic Dampers. 105mm Stroke
Front Tyre Size 90/90-17 49P Tubeless
Front Wheel Size 17 inch
Radial Tyres Yes
Rear Brake Size 130 mm
Rear Brake Type Drum
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Rear Tyre Size 110/80-17 57P Tubeless
Rear Wheel Size 17 inch
Tyre Type Tubeless
Wheel Type Alloy
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Double Cradle Synchro Stiff
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Kerb Weight 139 kg
Overall Height 1,105 mm
Overall Length 2,085 mm
Overall Width 730 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1,300 mm
Power & Performance
Bore --
Clutch Wet, Multi Plate
Compression Ratio --
Cooling System Air Cooled
Cylinders 1
Displacement 159.7 cc
Emission Standard BS-VI
Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition IDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Max Power 15.1 bhp @ 8,400 rpm
Max Torque 13.9 Nm @ 7,000 rpm
Mileage - ARAI --
Mileage - Owner Reported 45 kmpl
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 litres
Riding Range --
Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder
Stroke --
Top Speed --
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Transmission Type Chain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder 2

TVS Apache RTR 160 Features

Additional features RT-Fi, GTT(Glide through technology)
AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes
Battery 12V, 8Ah MF
Brake/Tail Light LED Taillamp
Braking System Single Channel ABS
Clock Yes
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes
Electric System 12V
Front storage box No
Fuel Guage Yes
GPS & Navigation No
Headlight Bulb Type Halogen HS 1 12V 35/35 W with MFR AHO
Headlight Type Halogen
Killswitch Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Mobile App Connectivity No
No. of Tripmeters 1
Odometer Digital
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Digital
Stand Alarm No
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat No
Tachometer Analogue
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal Yes
Under seat storage No
USB charging port No

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