Suzuki is the Japanese two wheeler manufacturer and widely regarded as one of the best brand. The current products of Suzuki used to assemble in Japan but sometimes, they are assembled in India as well. Since the beginning, Suzuki is very popular and reliable brand in Bangladesh and people have faith on them. Earlier, they had just few number of models available but currently different new segmented bikes of Suzuki are introducing. Today we would like to compare one bike of Suzuki which is Suzuki Gixxer. Couple of years ago, the bike first introduced in Bangladesh and since then people are crazy about the bike. It is a naked sports bike and now, we are going to compare it with TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. RTR 160 4V is an upcoming naked sports bike in Bangladesh and considering the price range, both bikes can be compared with each other. RTR is very popular series in TVS and in Bangladesh, RTR is one of the most sold bike. But now, TVS is going to launch a new model of RTR 160 which is also called as 4V in Bangladesh. Let’s see their complete comparison below.
Suzuki Gixxer Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
|COMPARE||Suzuki Gixxer||TVS Apache RTR 160 4V|
|Engine||4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, BS4||Single Cylinder, Spark Ignition, 4 stroke|
|Displacement||154.9 cc||159.7 cc|
|Maximum Power||14.6 BHP @ 8000 rpm||16.28 Bhp @ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||14 NM @ 6000 rpm||14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||1||1|
|Cooling||Air Cooled||Oil cooler with Ram air assist|
|No. of Gear||5||5|
|Starting system||Kick and Self Start||Electric & Kick|
|Clutch||Multi-plate||Wet multi plate|
|Kerb Weight||135 kg||143 kg|
|Length||2050 mm||2050 mm|
|Width||785 mm||790 mm|
|Height||1030 mm||1050 mm|
|Seat Height||780 mm||800 mm|
|Wheelbase||1330 mm||1357 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12 litres||12 litres|
||130 KM/H||140 KM/H|
|Mileage||45 kmpl||45 KM/L|
|Front Tyre||100/80-R17||90/90-17 49P|
|Rear Tyre||140/60-R17||110/80-17 57P|
|Price||2,09,950 BDT||(Expected) 2,00,000 BDT|
|More Details||Gixxer full Specification||RTR 160 4V Full Specification|
# Looks: First off all we have come to compare the looks between Suzuki Gixxer and RTR 160 4V. Suzuki Gixxer has complete decent looks though it has pretty unique design fuel tank which is also very stylish. It has also extended kit along with solid shades. The wheels are alloy but good looking and also it has dual exhaust. The seating position is not splitted but rear position is a bit higher. The rear tyre is 140 section which makes the looks very complete. It has also stylish headlamp added. On the other side, RTR 160 4V has stylish front head. Generally in the older version of RTR has extraordinary parking lamp which is very much demanded. In the case of newborn RTR 160 4V, the parking lamp is more attractive. It has very sharp and stylish fuel tank with single plate seat. Rear position is also not so higher. There is twin exhaust added into the bike. There is also engine guard like the older version of the bike. Finally we can say that both Suzuki Gixxer and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V are very gorgeous looking naked sports bikes in the recent time.
# Engine Performance: Suzuki Gixxer has Japanese engine because the brand is the origin of Japan. The bike Gixxer has 155 cc engine which is four stroke, one cylinder, air cooled and BS4 technology approved. The engine can generate 14.6 Bhp max power in 8000 rpm and max torque is 14 NM. Consists of 5 speed gearbox the bike has multi plate clutch. On the other side, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has 160 cc engine which is single cylinder and four stroke. Besides, the engine is BS4 emission standard. The engine can produce 16.28 Bhp max power and 14.8 NM max torque. It has oil cooling system with ram air assist. Considering the reliability of engine, we can keep ahead Japanese Suzuki no doubt.
# Suspension & Brake: Suzuki Gixxer has very updated suspensions installed. I front it has telescopic suspension and rear, swing arm suspension which is also mono. Besides, the bike is available with two different braking versions in Bangladesh. In one version there is front disc and rear drum brake and in the 2nd version, there are disc brake added into front and rear portion as well. Considering the braking system, the price is also different. Like Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will available in Bangladesh with different braking versions as well. In one version, there is no rear disc but front disc is 270 mm. And in the other version, there is rear disc installed along with front. Besides, the suspensions are very good and trustworthy. They have telescopic forks front suspension and rear monoshock suspensions added.
# Comfort & Control: If we consider the comfort and want to select the best between them, we must agree that both bikes would be very comfortable for both male and female pillions as well as riders. Both has single plate seating position but comparatively RTR would be more comfortable. Besides, it’s rear seat is not so higher but Gixxer has pretty higher rear seat. However, the seat of each bike is pretty much thick and during long ride, there are suitable suspensions installed. Controlling of Gixxer would be much matured than RTR no doubt. RTR has a com,on controlling problem in the earlier version of the bikes but hopefully company has solved the things in their newborn product.
# Fuel Consumption: Suzuki Gixxer and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V both are BS4 emission standard bikes and so, the mileage of the both bikes are considerably good. Suzuki Gixxer used to provide 45 km average mileage according to the report. Besides, RTR 160 4V yet to launch in Bangladesh but the older version is providing almost 45 km or some more average mileage. So, the new version would give much or at least same mileage.
# Top Speed: The speed is very important thing in a bike. Young generation loves speed and so, they sued to find speedy bikes. Suzuki Gixxer used to provide very handsome speed. As naked edition sports bike, Suzuki Gixxer is providing almost 130 kmh top speed reportedly. On the other side, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is better than Gixxer. Reportedly the bike would give almost 140 kmph top speed.
# Price: Suzuki Gixxer is available in bangladesh with number of different versions. Based on versions, it’s price is depending. The normal version of Suzuki Gixxer is available in market in exchange for BDT 2,09,950 only. Due to the Indian brand, the price of RTR 160 4V would be reasonable. THough, we yet to know the price details and it has also different versions. But hopefully the price of general version of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V would be around 2,00,000 BDT.
We do not decide which is best bike between Suzuki Gixxer and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. The decision will be yours to take. We have just presented all the facts and compare them and it would be useful for you to take the right decision. Both are naked sports bike and suitable for all types of riders. Though, considering the looks young generation would love RTR 160 4V much.