Benelli TNT 150 is a newborn product in Bangladesh where the Italian brand Benelli has brought one of their most reputed naked edition sports bike in Bangladesh. Benelli has introduced in the country just a few months ago and after that, it has come to compare with a different same segment sports bike. Today, we would like to compare it with Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS. The product of Bajaj is very valuable and also considered as the newborn here. It is also a naked sports bike which is basically a 160 cc bike. After increasing the cc limit in Bangladesh, now, almost 165 cc bikes have introduced in the country. So, Bajaj has launched 160 cc bikes in Bangladesh. Comparison between Pulsar 160 NS and Benelli TNT 150 would be questionable. But, both bikes are available in Bangladesh with the almost same price range. So, let’s take a look below where the complete comparison review between two bikes Benelli TNT 150 and Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS are given.
Benelli TNT 150 Vs Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS
|COMPARE||Benelli TNT 150||Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS|
|Engine||Air Cooled, 4-Stroke, 2-Valve||SOHC 4-Valve, Oil Cooled, DTS-i Engine|
|Displacement||148 cc||160.3 cc|
|Maximum Power||14 BHP @ 8000 rpm||15.5 PS @ 8500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||13.4 NM @ 6000 rpm||14.6 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||1||1|
|Cooling||Air Cooled||Oil Cooled|
|No. of Gear||5||5|
|Starting system||Electric Start||Kick and Self Start|
|Clutch||Wet Multi-plate||Wet, multi-disc|
|Kerb Weight||144 kg||142 kg|
|Length||2080 mm||2012 mm|
|Width||810 mm||803 mm|
|Height||1075 mm||1060 mm|
|Seat Height||780 mm||805 mm|
|Wheelbase||1365 mm||1363 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13 litres||12 litres|
||120 KM/H||130 KM/H|
|Mileage||40 kmpl||42 KM/L|
|Front Tyre||100/80-17||80/100-17″ 46 P|
|Rear Tyre||130/70-17||110/80-17″ 55P|
|Price||1,79,900 BDT||1,99,500 BDT|
|More Details||Benelli TNT 150 Specification||Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS Specification|
# Looks: At first, we come to the Indian bike Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS. The bike is extremely good looking naked sports bike in Bangladesh and currently considered as one of the best looking naked sports bike in Bangladesh right now. It has mostly aggressive looking headlamp with muscular fuel tank where sharp and aggressive extended kit attached. It has sporty looking and splitted seating position with stylish grab rail. The most attractive thing is its exhaust which is so small and fully unique designed. It has also engine guard added with rear tyre guard. Overall, the bike is undoubtedly very attractive looking naked sports bike but considering this Benelli TNT 160 has also very aggressive looks. That is pretty different as well. It has also sporty looking with a split seat. But personally, we can say that Pulsar NS 160 is more attractive looks than Benelli TNT.
# Engine Performance: Bajaj is the biggest Indian two wheeler brand and so, in Bangladesh their product is much more reliable than any brands no offense. The engine is also very reliable and since long their doing business in the country with reliability. The bike has as usual Bajaj engine which is SOHC, 4 Valve and DTSi engine which is oil cooled. The engine displacement is 160.3 cc which can generate 15.5 PS max power and 14.6 NM max torque. Consists of five speed gearbox the bike has a wet multi-disc clutch plate. On the other side, Benelli TNT has 148 cc engine which is China assembled. So, comparatively, it would be less reliable than Pulsar NS 160 engine. The bike has air cooling system instead of the liquid cooling system. It has four strokes and two valve engine which can create 14 Bhp max power and 13.4 NM max torque. There is no kick starter added only but self.
# Suspension & Brake: Suspension os the bike Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 are very updated. It has front telescopic with anti-friction bush suspension added where the rear suspension is mono which is called nitrox mono shock absorber with canister. On the other side, Benelli TNT 150 also has telescopic front suspension added where the rear suspension is monoshock. It seems that both bikes have very qualities suspensions added. Now, we have come to consider their braking system. Benelli TNT 150 consists of disc and drum braking system. The front brake is hydraulic disc and the rear brake is the drum. On the other side, Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS has also the same braking combination installed. It has front 240 mm petal disc brake and the rear brake is 130 mm drum.
# Comfort & Control: Both bikes Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS and Benelli TNT 150 have same designed seating position. They have split seat installed and the rear seat is higher. So, female pillion would face problem while riding bikes. However, the bikes NS and TNT have the same braking system installed and so, controlling of the bikes would be almost the same. Usually, Bajaj is very good for their braking. People would freely ride the products of Bajaj and their braking system is very reliable. So, Pulsar NS 160 would be more updated than the previous versions. In that case, Benelli TNT 150 would not disappoint you hopefully.
# Fuel Consumption: Generally Chinese assembled bikes would not provide very handsome mileage. In that case, Benelli TNT 150 is considerably better. It would provide almost 40 km mileage average. Then when the bike is getting older, the mileage would reduce. On the other side, Indian bikes used to give very handsome mileage. Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 would not disappoint you. The average mileage would not less than 42 km. It is still not much but considering the powerful engine, the mileage seems very good.
# Top Speed: Benelli TNT is a 150 cc bike and Pulsar NS is a 160 cc bike. Generally, NS has a powerful engine. Besides, it has very charming design which helps to increase speed. Comparing both bikes, Pulsar 160 NS would provide more than 130 kmph top speed where Benelli TNT would give almost 120 kmph top speed.
# Price: Let’s come to the price range of bikes. Both NS and TNT have launched in Bangladesh with almost same price range. Though, the current price of Pulsar 160 NS is little higher. The price of Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS is BDT 1,99,500 and the current price of the bike Benelli TNT 150 is BDT 1,79,900 only.
Here we have presented the details comparison review between Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS and Benelli TNT 150. The discussion will help to decide the best choice between them. Benelli TNT 150 is a good bike in the segment but the brand value of the bike would be poor considering the Chinese assembled. On the other side, Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS is very matured sports bike in the segment and would be a good choice between them.