Hero Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R – Specification Comparison

Hero Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R is the fight that Hero has to ace as it has everything it takes in the real world.

Hero will be soon getting into the 200cc premium motorcycle segment with the launch of the Xtreme 200R. With this launch, Hero will further launch more motorcycles in its premium motorcycle category. So we bring to you a comparison between the Hero Xtreme 200R and its rivals – Hero Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R.

Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R -Design

Hero Xtreme 200R:
The Xtreme 200R is built of diamond type frame and Hero has offered a 165mm ground clearance for it. Hero has equipped the Xtreme 200R with a sharp looking headlight with LED Daytime Running Lights. Coming towards the design, Hero has offered sharp line son the fuel tank and tail light section which goes along with the design of the headlight unit. The lower part of the fuel tanks gets decals which scream Xtreme.

TVS Apache 180:
The TVS Apache 180 design seems to be outdated, but during its peak, it was one of the best-designed motorcycles. It gets the sem digital instrument cluster, a single set set up with the same design exhaust. In comparison with the Apache 200 4V, the design is much sportier and equipped with modern technology.

Bajaj Pulsar 180:
Like the Apache 180, the Pulsar 180 designs feels a bit outdated when comparing between in its rivals. The updated Pulsar 180 gets some new graphics and new paint schemes and just like the previous models it gets the semi-digital instrument cluster with split seats and the same exhaust design.

Honda Hornet 160R:
In comparison with its rivals, the Honda Hornet 160R gets a macho design. The fuel tank gets a muscular design and it also gets a sporty look with the help of the split spoke alloy wheel and petal discs. It gets an all digital instrument cluster but the switches on the handlebar are quite basic and not much appealing.

Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R – Suspension, Tyres and Brakes:

Hero Xtreme 200R:
At front, Hero has equipped the Xtreme 200R with a telescopic hydraulic suspension unit with anti-friction bush and at the rear it gets a seven-step adjustable monoshock suspension unit. The Xtreme 200R runs on 100/80 R17 tubeless tyres at the front and at the rear it gets a 130/70 R17 tubeless tyres.The braking duty is taken care by a 276mm single disk at the front and 220mm single disk at the rear. Customers can also choose for a single channel ABS unit model.

TVS Apache 180:
TVS has equipped the Apache 180 with a pair off Telescopic Forks having 105 mm Stroke at the front. While at the rear, this motorcycle gets a Monotube Inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) with spring. Coming towards the tyres, the Apache 180 gets tubeless 90/90 R17 tyres at the front and 110/80 R17 tubeless tyres at the rear. Braking duties are taken care of by a 270mm disc at the front an a 200 mm disc at the rear, in addition to this customers can also choose for ABS as an option.

Bajaj Pulsar 180:
The suspension unit offered for the Pulsar 180 is a Telescopic fork with Anti-friction bush at the front and a 5 way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorber at the rear. The Bajaj Pulsar 180 runs on 90/90 R17 tubeless tyres at the front and 120/80 R17 tubeless tyres at the rear. Stopping the Pulsar 180 is a 260mm disc at the front and a 230mm disc at the rear with a dual piston calliper at the front and single piston calliper at the rear.

Honda Hornet 160R
Honda is offering the Hornet 160R with a Telescopic fork at the front and a Monoshock suspension unit at the rear. The Hornet 160R runs on 100/80 R17 tubeless tyres at the front and 140/70 R17 tubeless tyres at the rear. The brakes consist of a 276mm single front disc with dual a piston calliper, while at the rear it gets 220mm single disc with single piston calliper.

Hero Xtreme 200R Vs TVS Apache 180 VS Bajaj Pulsar 180 Vs Honda Hornet 160R - Specification Comparison

Xtreme 200R Vs Apache 180 VS Pulsar 180 Vs Hornet 160R – Engine and Transmission:

Hero Xtreme 200R:
Powering the Hero Xtreme 200R is a 199.6cc, four stroke, two valve single cylinder, air cooled petrol engine. This mill generates 18.4 PS of power at 8000 rpm and 17.1Nm of twist at 6500 rpm. This motorcycle gets a Multi-plate wet clutch setup with a five-speed transmission.

TVS Apache 180:
The TVS Apache 180 is powered with a 177cc fuel injected, four stroke, two valve single cylinder, air-cooled petrol engine. This mill produces 17.3 bhp of power at 8500 rpm and 15.5Nm of twist at 6500rpm. TVS has equipped the Apache 180 ABS with a Wet multi-plate clutch and five-speed transmission.

Bajaj Pulsar 180:
A 178cc four-stroke, four valve single cylinder, air-cooled petrol engine powers the Bajaj Pulsar 180. This engine is capable of generating 17 bhp of power at 8500 rpm and 14Nm of twist at 6000 rpm. Bajaj is offering a wet multiple type clutch with five-speed transmission.

Honda Hornet 160R
The Honda Hornet is powered with a 162.71 cc four stroke, two valve single cylinder, petrol engine which produces 14.9 bhp of power at 8500 rpm and 14.5 Nm of twist at 6500 rpm. This engine is coupled with a five-speed transmission.

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