TVS Apache RTR 160 4v Rating & Review
Rating in India- 3.5 out of 5
Bike Performance- TVS apache RTR 160 4v is the most sporty look bike for the Indian riders which gives awesome feeling of riding on the Indian roads. The bike is most recommended for long rides. The bike has the sporty look and looks like a street fighter bike. This bike is generally rides for long rides those who loves to ride for long places.
This bike has good suspension and riding comfort. Bike is very strong and has lot of new features than the old apache rtr 160. TVS has made lot of changes in the bike from their older version. The bike is running very smooth than the older version and no vibration is their even at 5th gear. The bike increases it’s efficiency in the long rides which is good.
Engine & Suspension- The new TVS apache RTR 160 has a 160cc engine with 4 valve per cylinder. and has a oil cooler with RAM air assist cooling system. The bike has both self and kick start which is good for Indian riders. Front suspension of this bike has telescopic forks and rear suspension has mono-shocks.
Mileage- The bike has 12L fuel capacity and from which 2.5L has reserve fuel capacity. TVS company says that bike gives mileage approx 45-50 kmpl. Most probably the bike gives 35-40 kmpl mileage at the speed 70-80 kmph. This bike is very good to ride in both city traffic and in highways.
Bike Con’s- There are 2 con’s which are most important for Indian riders. First the bike has no abs and second is mileage. Bike with no abs is little bit unsafe for rider and the low mileage is big problem for Indian consumers as the fuel prices are increasing day by day.
Competitors- The bike comes in 160cc segment and gives competition to lot of the bikes which are available in the indian market. The competitor bikes are:
- Bajaj Pulsar 150
- TVS apache RTR 160
- Bajaj Pulsar NS 160
- Honda CB Hornet 160R
- TVS apache 200 Race
- Yamaha FZ S fi
- Suzuki Gixxer
- Honda XBlade