The Breed Races - Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs. TVS Apache 160

Wednesday 24 December 2014, 14:26 PM by

Honda CB Unicorn 160 and TVS Apache 160 have been launched recently, and both of them are almost similar. There are some differences that may pop out and alter the buying decision of the final consumer. Honda recently launched the Unicorn, aimed at youngster of ages 25-35. Giving tough competition to the TVS Apache 160, Honda has stepped up its pedestal and listened to the customer feedback. So, for you to make an easy decision, we have compared both these models.

The Breed Races - Honda CB Unicorn 160 vs. TVS Apache 160 | CarTrade.com
Honda CB Unicorn 160

While the kerb weight of the Unicorn is 146 kg, the Apache weighs a little lesser at 137 kg. Both of them have an air-cooled 4-stroke engine, with additional features from their parent company. The engine of Unicorn generates a maximum power of 9.92 kW at 8000 rpm, and the Apache performs a little better at 11.19 kW with 8500 rpm.

TVS Apache RTR 160

The rear brakes on the Unicorn have a diameter of 130 mm drum, whereas the Apache has a 200 mm petal disc and 130 mm Drum Brake at rear. The front tire in the Unicorn measures 2.75 x 18 42P (4PR). On the other hand, the TVS Apache, measures 90/90 x 17. The other features in the Unicorn include a chic meter console, a Mono suspension for better comfort and a superior performance with a robust engine. The TVS Apache gives a new muscle style, a new nocturnal blue backlit display and a razored design. Both of these bikes have been priced similarly, with a band of Rs. 70,000 (ex-showroom).

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