Hero MotoCorp recently launched a 4V version of the Xtreme 160R. The 2V version isn’t as popular as some of its competitors, but it’s still a pretty good motorcycle. Now, the manufacturer has made several upgrades to the Xtreme 160R to better compete in the segment. One of the main competitors of the Xtreme 160R is the Bajaj Pulsar N160. Here is a comparison between the two motorcycles.
2023 Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar N160: Looks
Both motorcycles look very muscular with aggressive headlights and fuel tanks. Hero made several changes to the fuel tank, hood, headlights and seats to ensure the Xtreme 160R 4V has more road appeal. The Pulsar N160 has the same design as the Pulsar N250, which isn’t a bad thing as it also looks quite striking.
2023 Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar N160: Specifications
The Hero Xtreme 160R 4V uses a 163.2 cc oil cooled engine producing 16.66 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a peak torque output of 14.6 Nm at 6,500 rpm. It is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The Pulsar N160 uses a 164.82 cc oil-cooled engine producing 15.78 bhp at 8,750 rpm and a peak torque output of 14.65 Nm at 6,750 rpm. It also uses a 5-speed transmission.
2023 Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar N160: Features
Both motorcycles use LED lighting. However, Pulsar uses halogen units for turn indicators. The 160R 4V uses a digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, while the Pulsar N160 uses a semi-digital instrument cluster with an analog tachometer. However, the Pulsar does come with optional dual-channel ABS.
2023 Hero Xtreme 160R 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar N160: Prices
The Xtreme 160R 4V is priced between ¥119,000 and ¥130,000, while the price of Bajaj Pulsar N160 is between ¥123,000 and ¥130,000. All prices are ex-showroom prices.
First published date: June 18, 2023 at 16:42 PM CST