Which bike is better between Pulsar 150 DTSi and Honda Hornet?
Pulsar 150 DTSi is powered by 149cc 4-stroke, DTS-i, air cooled, single cylinder engine which produces maximum power of 11.07 kW @ 9000 rpm and maximum torque of 12.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm.
Honda Hornet is powered by162.71cc air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine which produces maximum power of 11.68 kW @8500 rpm and maximum torque of 14.76 Nm @ 6500 rpm.
Dimensions of Pulsar 150 DTSi are: overall-length (2055mm), width (755mm), over-all height (1060mm), ground clearance (165mm), wheelbase (1320mm), kerb weight (144 kg) and fuel tank capacity (15 liters)
Dimensions of Hornet 160R are: overall-length (2041mm), width (783mm), over-all height (1067mm), ground clearance (164mm), wheelbase (1345mm), kerb weight (140kg) and fuel tank capacity (12 liters)
Pulsar 150 DTSi is featured with 240mm disc brake on front wheel and 130mm drum brake on rear wheel while Hornet 160R is featured with 276mm disc brake on front wheel, 130mm drum brake on rear wheel with optional rear disc brake (220mm) and CBS (Combine Braking System)
Pulsar 150 DTSi is featured with telescopic suspension at front and 5 way adjustable, nitrox shock absorber at rear while Hornet 160R with telescopic suspension at front and monoshock suspension at rear.
Tyres in Pulsar 150 DTSi: front tyre (70mm/17”) rear tyre (100mm/17”)
Tyres in Hornet 160R: front tyre (100mm/17”) rear tyre (140mm/17”)
The claimed mileage of Pulsar 150 DTSi is 65 kmpl while of Hornet 160R is 59 kmpl.
The ex-showroom price of Pulsar 150 DTSi in Delhi as on 10.02.2016 is Rs. 71,600 while of Hornet 160R (Std.) is Rs. 79,900
Advantages of Pulsar 150 are: cost effective, better mileage, better dimensions.
Advantages of Hornet 160R are: more power & torque, better brakes, mono-shock suspension, wider tyres.
We advise you to take a test drive of both bikes and make your choice as per your need & preference.
Questions about Honda Hornet 160R
I have purchased Honda Hornet 160R but it hasn’t been provided with proper rear tyre mud guard, so during rainy season rear tyre sprays mud from open area.S.V.Ramanarao Teacher 2016-07-14 1 Answer