Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 Vs KTM RC 200 - Which Bike is Better?

Since Bajaj Auto and KTM bike manufacturer of Austria have come together in a joint venture they have been manufacturing world class bikes for the Indian market. The synergy between the two manufacturers has opened up a whole new world of stylish, powerful and sporty bikes in different segments. Indian customers now have a choice to go in for a Bajaj or a KTM bike as both brands share after sales network, service facility and exclusive dealerships.

If you have budget constraints then Bajaj and KTM bikes can be easily purchased by availing Bajaj Finance bike loan which comes at attractive and competitive interest rates with low cost EMIs. All you have to do is make a small down payment initially and rest of the loan can be repaid in the form of EMIs with a flexible tenure. The website www.bajajautofinance.com features bike loan EMI calculator which can be used to calculate interest rate and monthly EMIs according to your budget.

Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 vs KTM RC 200

The two popular bikes in 200 cc segment which you can consider buying from the above manufacturers are KTM RC 200 or Bajaj Pulsar RS 200. Below is the comparison between the two bikes which will give you a fair amount of idea about their performance and durability and you can then decide which bike you want to buy.

Bajaj Pulsar RS 200

Price: Rs. 126,266* Ex-showroom (Mumbai)

Pulsar RS200 produces 24.2 BHP and 18.6 Nm of torque. RS200 uses the same engine as KTM RC 200 but with DTS-i technology and different state of tune. The bike comes loaded with a lot of features like projector headlamps, ABS, and informative instrument console.

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Specifications: 

 

Displacement

199.5 cc

Maximum Power

24.5 HP @ 9750 rpm

Maximum Torque

18.6 NM @ 8000 rpm

Number of Cylinders

1

Number of Gears

6

Seat Height

810 mm

Ground Clearance

157 mm

Kerb/Wet Weight

164 kg

Fuel Tank Capacity

13 litres

Top Speed

140.8 kmph

Body Type

Sports

Fuel Type

Petrol

Mileage

35-45 kmpl (Approx.)

Price in India

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is priced at INR 1.27 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).

Shades

Graphite Black, Racing Blue

Warranty in India

2 Years or 30,000 km (whichever is earlier).

Engine Description

Single cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, Liquid Cooled, Triple Spark, Fi (Fuel Injected), BS4

Fuel System

Fuel Injection

Cooling

Liquid Cooling

Ignition

Independent spark control through ECU

Bore

72 mm

Stroke

49 mm

Cylinder Configuration

Vertical

Valve System

SOHC

Rev Limit

11000 rpm

Spark Plugs Per Cylinder

3

Bharat Stage IV (BS4)

Yes


KTM RC 200


Price: Rs. 1.79 lakhs* Ex-showroom

KTM RC 200 is an entry-level sports bike equipped with a single channel unit and is available in two variants and two colors. The claimed mileage of KTM RC 200 is 30 kmpl. 

Specifications:

Engine Displacement :

200 cc

Brakes Front :

Disc

Power :

25.83 PS @ 10000 rpm

Kerb Weight :

154 Kg

Starting :

Self Start Only

Wheels Type :

Alloy

Tyre Type :

Tubeless

Digital Fuel Indicator :

yes

Standard Warranty (Years)

2

ABS

no

Head Lamp

Projector

LED Tail Light

Y

Speedometer

Digital

Odometer

Digital

Tripmeter

Digital

Wheel Type

Alloy

 

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