Bajaj Pulsar 125
- Engine: 124.9 Cc
- Mileage: 55 Kmpl
- Power: 11.8 bhp
- Weight: 140 Kg
- Features an attractive paint scheme
- Gets sporty clip-on handlebars
- Not the comfiest of rides
- Heaviest of all 125s
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Overview
Pulsar has always been an iconic name for India as Pulsar was the name that started the trend of sporty motorcycles in India. The legendary Pulsar 220 was named the fastest Indian by Bajaj and since then the Pulsars have been a hit in the market. Bajaj Pulsar 125 was launched as an affordable sporty-commuter. It is important to note that the Pulsar 125 is the most powerful motorcycle in its segment.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Styling & Comfort
The Bajaj Pulsar 125 is the most sporty looking in the segment due to the aggressive and angular styling and the clip-on handlebars. The front uses the typical Pulsar angry-looking wolf-eyed headlamp with 2 pilot lamps. The muscular fuel tank, 3-D "Pulsar" logo and 17-inch Black Alloy wheels add to the motorcycle's sporty charm. At the rear, there is an angular LED taillamp and a wide rear tyre to enhance the sporty appeal. The instrument cluster comes with analogue-digital displays and is housed within the carbon fibre texturing. The seat height of 790 mm is manageable for most people and the rider and the pillion will also feel comfortable due to the single-piece seat with enough cushioning.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Performance and Handling
With a segment-best ground clearance of 165mm, there is a very less chance of scraping the underbelly of the motorcycle. Bajaj Pulsar 125 weight is 139kg which is manageable for daily city commutes. Suspension duties are taken care of by a telescopic fork up-front and twin gas-charged shock and they absorb mostly all the bumps that a person has to face in a city. The front 80-section and the rear 100-section tyre offers plenty grip for the Pulsar 125. The wheelbase of 1320mm is the longest in the segment which provides the straight-line stability to the bike.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 What we think
Bajaj Pulsar 125 is for those who want a sporty yet commuter motorcycle and are on a budget. Pulsar 125 offers many best in segment features which makes it the most value for money bike in the segment.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Mileage
According to ARAI, Bajaj Pulsar 125 mileage is 62 Kmpl. However, in real-world conditions, you can expect around 55kmpl-60kmpl. The mileage depends on the condition and scenarios that the bike is facing.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Engine & Transmission
Bajaj Pulsar 125 specs come with a 124.4cc air-cooled engine which is powered by DTSi technology. The engine is capable of producing 11.8 bhp @ 8500rpm of max power and a peak torque output of 11 Nm @ 6500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It is important to note that the engine is still BS-IV compliant, it does not meet the latest BS-VI emission norms.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Braking & Safety
Braking duties are handled by 240mm disc in the front or a 170 mm drum brake and the rear gets a 130mm drum brake. For safety, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 gets anti-skid technology and tubeless tyres.
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Competitors
Bajaj Pulsar 125 competes with Honda CB Shine SP, TVS Victor and Hero Glamour.
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