TVS Apache

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₹ 73,664 - ₹ 77,294

ex-showroom price (New Delhi).

EMI: ₹ 1,622

For a loan of ₹ 73,664 @ 12% over 60 months

What we Like it
Power, Stunning Looks
What we don't Like it
Engine Vibration, Mileage

About TVS Apache

Apache RTR 160 has become a cult bike, even shaking the Pulsar maniacs for a while. With Racing Throttle Response and stunning sports bike look, Apache RTR 160 has radically evolved from the Suzuki Fiero, its predecessor. RTR 160 is a feature rich sports bike having LED tail lamps, digital speedometer and adjustable clip handlebars. The 159.7 cc, air cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder engine of Apache RTR 160 churns out 15.2 bhp at 8500 rpm and an impressive 13.1 Nm at 6000 rpm. Mated with a wet multi-plate clutch 5 speed gear, the engine is one of the quickest in this segment.

TVS Apache version(s)

159.70 cc,4 Stroke Single cylinder engine

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₹ 73,664

159.70 cc,Efi 4 Stroke

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₹ 71,400

177.40 cc,4 Stroke Single cylinder engine

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₹ 77,294

* Prices of TVS Apache indicated here are ex-showroom price not the on road price of Apache. Price list is subject to change and for the latest TVS Apache India prices, submit your details at the booking form available at the top, so that our sales team will get back to you. TVS Apache mileage mentioned here is based on ARAI test drive made under standard test conditions.

TVS Apache Competitors

Editorial Review of the TVS Apache bike


Feb 01, 2010 - In NDTV Profit Car and Bike Awards 2010, TVS Apache RTR 180 has bagged “Motorcycle of the year Award” (up to 200cc). In addition, Apollo Auto India Best Brand Awards 2010 presented TVS Motor Company the Best Customer Service Award. The Company feels so happy and prestigious with these honourable awards.

June 16, 2009 - TVS Motor Company has unveiled its high performance bike named as TVS Apache RTR 180 priced at Rs. 63,990/- ex showroom Delhi. The TVS Apache gives a sporty and chiseled look and RTR logo is fixed on the tank scoops. This bike is an inventive mixing of revolutionary technology and sporty design which boasts stylish alloys, unique grab rails, front and rear petal disc brakes etc. The TVS Apache hits the market with stunning color options such as new pearl white, titanium grey and black.

Jan 15, 2007 - TVS Apache has achieved its “Viewers’ Choice Award” during the “NDTV Profit Car & Bike Award” function since this bike carries superb style and progressive technology etc. On that special occasion, the company gives a comment that TVS Apache has the ability to acquaint innovations and its a tribute to all in TVS family.


TVS Motors has launched its TVS Apache series bikes with four variants namely Apache RTR 160, Apache RTR FI 160, Apache RTR 180 and Apache RTR 180 ABS. This has been launched with an affordable price and impressive color shades. The RTR in this bike represents "Racing Throttle Response". The Apache series bikes are exclusively for the bike racers since it is designed with a racing approach.

Design and Engineering

The TVS Apache series bikes are a boon to the Indian conusmers since it is suitable for Indian riding conditions. The RTR TVS Apache bikes are created with the aim of competing with the other bikes such as Pulsar and CBZ. It shakes the competitors with its unique design and sporty look. The Apache RTR 180 ABS bike performs an automatic self-check which is marked by the blinking of an LED on the console. It has the speed sensors which watches the speed of the wheel and send signals continuously to the HECU. The Apache bike owns a sporty headlamps with wide fuel tank cowl which gives the front appearance very stylish. Big airscoops are mounted at the fuel tank which enriches the cooling capacity of the bike. The dashboard is in digital mode but the tachometer appears in analogue format. The Clutch of Apache bike is of type Wet Multiplate. Some features are Digital Speedometer showing Top Speed, Split Grab Rails, Black Alloy wheels, Racing GT Strip, Digital LCD Console Speedometer etc. The Apache Series bikes are produced with a square engine which returns five speed gearbox. LED tail lamps are positioned at the rear part of the bike which gives a pretty glance. The bike consists of larger tubeless tyres for balancing the bike better and provides a good riding experience at rough roads without any trouble about the puncture. The brakes in TVS Apache are well equipped with an advanced technology and stops the bike instantly. The bike holds a disc and drum brake while the RTR TVS Apache 180 ABS is developed with the Anti-Lock Braking System for enhancing safety. The braking system maintains the brake force with a software controlled mechanism which uses the inputs from the toothed wheel sensors embedded on the brake discs.


The TVS Apache RTR 160 is powered by a 159.7cc, 4 stroke, single cylinder engine which gives out a peak power of 11.19 Kw (15.2 Bhp) @ 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 13.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm. The Apache RTR FI 160 powers the 4 stroke EFI engine which generates the 15.7BHP@ 8500 rpm maximum power and torque is 13.1NM @ 8500 rpm. The TVS Apache 180 houses an air-cooled, single cylinder, 177.4cc, 4-stroke engine which pumps out a top power of 12.52 Kw (17.03 PS) @ 8500rpm and torque of 15.5 Nm @ 6500rpm and it is similar to the Apache RTR 180 ABS.

Fuel Economy

The TVS Apache is known for its efficiency, performance and fuel economy. The 160cc variant of Apache RTR delivers a mileage of about 54 kmpl while 160 FI Apache generates a mileage around 42-54 kmpl. The last variant of Apache (RTR 180) throws out a mileage of about 35-40 kmpl and the fuel capacity of all the variants are 16 litres. The ground clearance of all Apache series bike is 180mm.


Apache RTR 160 - The RTR 160 is one of the variant which bears self start and kick start option. This bike retains an IDIDual Mode Digital Ignition and Double Cradle chassis. The length and height of the bike is derived as 2020 mm and 1050 mm respectively. The Bore x Stroke of RTR 160 is 62 mm x 52.9 mm.

Apache RTR FI 160- The commuter variant of Apache bike is loaded with a Fuel Injection engine. The wheelbase of the RTR FI 160 is 1300 mm and the wheel is of alloy type which looks stylish and classic. The Apache RTR 160 FI boasts a 136 kg of kerb weight.

Apache RTR 180- The TVS Apache 180 is the higher end variant which is designed to furnish the excellent features. This is a sports bike which is expected to deliver a mileage of 60 kmph from standstill in 4.15 seconds and top speed as 125kph. It is housed with Double Cradle Synchrostiff chassis. TVS also introduced the ABS version of Apache RTR 180 which has the specification and features similar to the Apache RTR 180 except the braking system. The new version is incorporated with Anti-Lock Braking System.

Braking and Handling

The brakes of Apache bikes are built with the progressive technology and good handling. The Apache RTR 160 is embedded with Front 270 mm Petal Disc and Rear 130 mm Drum brakes while the RTR 160 FI employs a Front 270mm Disc and Rear 200 mm Disc brakes. The front suspension of the RTR 160 and RTR 160 FI boasts a Telescopic Forks while the rear suspension holds a Monotube Inverted Gas (MIG) filled shocks along with Spring Aid. It has a stroke of 105mm. The ABS in Apache RTR 180 is different from other variants which ensures better safety and comfortable.

Shades of Apache

The Apache series bikes appears into the market with various sports shades which fascinates the racers. The shades are described below.

  • RTR 160 - Blue and Yellow
  • RTR 160 Fi - Matt grey/black and orange
  • RTR 180 - White, Yellow, grey and pearl white
  • TVS Apache comes in fine finish of colours and it adopts same kind of colour treatment for all the RTR series bikes. The body colour is painted on mask, front mudguard, fuel tank, air scoops, engine fairing and rear side panels. Likely, the rear grab rails and rear view mirrors doesn’t come in body colour. The remaining parts are painted in black. The disc brakes and silencer heat shield are coloured in silver shade but the suspensions appears in golden colour.


    The TVS Apache prices of all the variants in Ex-showroom Delhi as on April 27, 2011 are mentioned below.

  • TVS Apache RTR 160 - Rs.60,966/-
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 FI - Rs.74,000/-
  • TVS Apache RTR 180 - Rs. 63,990/-
  • TVS Apache RTR 180 with ABS - Rs. 78,800/-
  • Laurels

    The TVS Apache RTR series bikes has received lot of laurels for their excellent features. The Apache RTR 180 won the “Motorcycle of the year Award” (Upto 200cc) at the NDTV car and Bike Awards occassion 2010. In 2008, it has been rewarded as “Design of the year” and “Bike of the year” (Upto 160 cc) by Bike India awards. Additionally, BS Motoring Awards presented “Performance Bike of the year”.


    TVS Apache Ratings

    TVS Apache Mileage

    TVS Apache Mileage listed here are company claimed ARAI mileage tested under standard conditions. lists user mileage posted by Apache owners. The average mileage of these figures would be the perfect fuel efficiency figure you can expect in indian road conditions. Click full mileage detail to know the running cost of TVS Apache

    TVS ApacheArai Mileage
    TVS Apache RTR 16060.00 Kmpl
    TVS Apache RTR 160 FI60.00 Kmpl
    TVS Apache RTR 18045.00 Kmpl

    TVS Apache Specifications

    "The prime specs of TVS Apache are listed here. The overall length, width of the bike should give you an idea about its manoeuverability to sneak and run through the traffic jams.Engine specs of Apache are also listed here. With the power (in bhp) and torque (Nm) figures the most important ratios - power to weight ratio of Apache and torque to weight ratio. The displacement (in cc) is the measure of cubic capacity of the engine. The performance figure of the bike zero to sixty and zero to 100 in seconds will give you the sense of the power the bike possess and its on road performance. The lesser the time taken by the bike to reach 60kmph or 100kmph the faster it is over it competitors "

    Apache RTR 160

    Prime Dimensions of Apache RTR 160

    Length 2020 mm
    Width 730 mm
    Height 1100 mm

    Tyre and Wheels of Apache RTR 160

    Wheel Type 17 inch Alloy wheels
    Tyre Front 90 / 90 x 17
    Tyre Rear 110 / 80 x 18

    Engine Specifications of Apache RTR 160

    Power 15.2bhp @ 8500rpm
    Torque 13.1Nm @ 6000rpm
    Displacement 159.70
    Power to Weight ratio 110.95 bhp/ton
    Torque to Weight ratio 95.62 nm/ton
    Specific Output 95.18 bhp/litre

    Performance of TVS Apache RTR 160

    0 to 60kmph 5.00
    Top Speed 118

    Apache RTR 160 FI

    Prime Dimensions of Apache RTR 160 FI

    Length 2020 mm
    Width 730 mm
    Height 1100 mm

    Tyre and Wheels of Apache RTR 160 FI

    Wheel Type Diecast Alloy
    Tyre Front 90 / 90 x 17
    Tyre Rear 100 x 80 -18

    Engine Specifications of Apache RTR 160 FI

    Power 15.7bhp @ 8500rpm
    Torque 13.1Nm @ 6500rpm
    Displacement 159.70
    Power to Weight ratio 115.44 bhp/ton
    Torque to Weight ratio 96.32 nm/ton
    Specific Output 98.31 bhp/litre

    Performance of TVS Apache RTR 160 FI

    0 to 60kmph 0.00
    Top Speed NA

    Apache RTR 180

    Prime Dimensions of Apache RTR 180

    Length 2085 mm
    Width 730 mm
    Height 1100 mm

    Tyre and Wheels of Apache RTR 180

    Wheel Type 17 inch Alloy wheels
    Tyre Front 90 / 90 x 17 (Tubeless)
    Tyre Rear 110 x 80 - 17 (Tubeless)

    Engine Specifications of Apache RTR 180

    Power 17.03bhp @ 8500rpm
    Torque 15.5Nm @ 6500rpm
    Displacement 177.40
    Power to Weight ratio 122.52 bhp/ton
    Torque to Weight ratio 111.51 nm/ton
    Specific Output 96 bhp/litre

    Performance of TVS Apache RTR 180

    0 to 60kmph 5.00
    Top Speed 124

    TVS Apache Features

    Find your favourite TVS Apache bike features list. While self start or electric start is considered prime convenience features, the presence of safety features such as tubeless tyres and pilot lamps will give the necessary safety for the bike rider. Projector headlamps, Clip-on Handle bar and digital speedo meter are fancy among youth and everyone would love to show off these features.Lets see what all these features Jupiter variant(s) comes with

    TVS Apache Apache RTR 160 Apache RTR 160 FI Apache RTR 180
    Start Type Electric and Kick Electric Start Electric and Kick
    Tachometer Y NA Y
    Digital Speedometer Y NA Y
    Pilot Lamps Y NA Y
    Projector Headlamps 0 NA 0
    Clipon HandleBars Y NA Y
    Tubeless Tyres Y NA Y

    TVS Apache RTR 160 Colours

    Find below the colour chart of TVS Apache RTR 160. Click TVS Apache RTR 160 Colour Pictures to see the actual pictures of Apache RTR 160 in different colours

    • Black
    • White

    TVS Apache Owner Reviews

    If you are done with the expert test drive report on TVS Apache and look for owners opinion before signing the cheque,here they are. The customer reviews posted here are by actual TVS Apache who own the two wheeler for more than 6 months and ride in and out daily. You can also check out x-bhp and mouthshut for Apache owners service feedback

    tvs apache rtr

    By Mukesh nath



    Just stylish,dats it

    By jeevan dhakad

    Good: Great looks

    Bad: Poor service

    The apache looks are great.But the age of the bike doesnt cross a month,but the engine tends to sound like a buzz.Further vibration is felt that makes me irritating.I had approached the service centre and asked them to solve the issue.Other than the loss of payment,nothing else left with the improvement

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    TVS Apache User Reviews (64)

    Pandiyan Pandiyan , Kriahnagiri says
    I want estimations for Apache rtr 160 can anybody send to me pls
    Published on 2016-03-16 09:56:07
    requird for down payment
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    TVs aapachhi rtr 160cc
    Published on 2016-01-30 20:26:33
    dheeraj kumar dheeraj kumar , patna says
    Tell me sir Apache 160 prize on me installment par
    Published on 2016-01-16 22:34:03
    Venkat Venkat , Khammam says
    I want red colour vehicle
    Published on 2015-12-31 12:27:29
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