Apache RTR 200 4v VS Pulsar NS 200 BS6 2020 – best?

Comparison Between The two beast machines – who will win the Battle?

BAJAJ and TVS are the top two-wheeler manufacturer and selling product companies in India. Here is the Competition Between the Two Budget king performance-oriented motorcycles – TVS Apache RTR 200 4v vs Pulsar NS 200. Many people are confused about which of these two bikes we can buy in 2020. Both bike are available with BS6 Standard in Indian Market and Popular Among most of the youth who have wanted to take it. RTR 200 and NS 200 are the most selling bike of the 200cc segment from the different Indian company manufacturer Bajaj and TVS.

Looks, Styling, and Design

if we talk about Styling and design, then Both bikes Look perfect and stunning. TVS RTR 200 4v gives fresh and latest design feel due to the update in BS6 model and new graphics while the Pulsar NS200 looks Muscular and attractive then RTR 200. In the BS6 model, RTR 200 4v gets NEW LED Headlight & DRLs Setup, New colour graphics. On the other side, Bajaj still uses old Halogen Headlights since its launch and looks like an OLD bs4 unit. But I like the look of both bikes and depends upon yours.


TVS Apache RTTR 200 4v BS6In both bikes, you get sufficient features to use in Daily life. Still, in RTR 200 4v offers more latest features Such as GTT+ (glide through traffic technology plus), One-click start, Top speed, 0-60 speed recorder, and Fully digital meter console with Gear position indicator, smartphone connectivity. While the NS200 still uses old Analog-digital blue backlight Speedometer with some useful features.


Now come to the engine part that is the heart of every bike; both the bikes now updated with BS6 compline Fi Engine, which turns the bike on the next refine level and power. NS200 BS6 more powerful than RTR200 4v and comes with 199.5cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine chunks out 24.5 bhp of power and 18.5nm of torque, which is equal to Fully faired Pulsar RS200. BS6 NS200 power 1 bhp more than its old BS4 version also mated with 6-speed Transmission. Whereas the BS6 RT-Fi unit of RTR 200 4v produced 20.5bhp and 16.8nm of peak torque from a 197.7cc oil-cooled single-cylinder 4-valve engine and mated with a 5-speed gearbox and uses Slipper clutch for Smooth city ride.

NS200 bs6 Engine capable of achieving more top speed than apache RTR 200 and can easily reach 150+ km/h top speed after completed 1st,2nd service. The 6 the gear given in NS200 is very helpful for long highway touring, and rider can easily cover the long-distance without any stretch.

Braking and Comfort

In terms of Braking power, Both motorcycles get Dual disk. Pulsar’s Front 300mm disc size bigger than Apache 270mm and comes with ABS as standard – Single Channel Front ABS on Pulsar NS200 and Dual-channel ABS on RTR 200 4v. Also, Bajaj Uses tubeless 100 section front tyre and 130 section rear while the TVS uses still 90/90 section front and 130 wider tyre for providing better stability and grip.

If you buy these motorcycles for long rides, then definitely you loved it because of its upright sitting posture, which is comfortable for covering long distances easily without anybody’s pain or hindrance. Along with Good performance, bikes offer a good mileage too with 12 Liter fuel tank capacity Ns200 gave a mileage of 35-40km/l+ and get 37-45 km/l on Apache RTR 200 4v.

 Servicing cost and Pricing

As you know, Bajaj and TVS are Indian company then the parts of these bikes very much affordable. Also, service cost is meager, 1st free service cost around 500-800 rupees. If we talk about the fit & finish, reliability ( means long term use), and Quality of the part of the bike, then TVS apache wins here for its build quality and long term reliability. TVS uses the best quality parts in our bikes, and they last a long time, whereas Bajaj also uses good quality parts but not the best like RTR. Both bikes have their own Strengths and shortcomings.

If you want a more powerful bike and a smile on your face by riding, then you can take NS200 any day. By riding NS200, you will feel as if you sat on a pocket rocket. But if you want a bike that lasts for a long time, comes with the Latest features, slipper clutch, dual-channel ABS, and gave you good performance and Mileage, then you can definitely buy RTR 200.

Pricing of both the motorcycle as almost the same. RTR and NS200 cost Approx 1.28( ex-showroom Delhi), and On-road Delhi will be around 1.48 lakh.