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Bajaj Avenger Street 160—A High Tech Cruiser Motorcycle

Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 1.11 Lakh
₹ 1.12 Lakh
₹ 1.15 Lakh
₹ 1.12 Lakh
₹ 1.11 Lakh
₹ 1.11 Lakh

Latest Updates on Bajaj Avenger Street 160

  • The new Bajaj Avenger Street 160 was launched in May 2019 across India by replacing its predecessor Bajaj 180. The new cruise bike, since its launch, has grabbed a lot of attention from bikers.
  • The new bike was launched to meet the new needs even at better pricing; the new Bajaj Avenger was launched with BSVI norms to fulfil the environmental needs.
  • The price of the Bajaj Avenger Street 160 has been the main factor that makes it the most affordable cruise bike in the market at an ex-showroom (Delhi) price of about 1.01 lakh; the bike lucubrates the new riders.

Introduction of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

The first thing that comes to mind after seeing any Bajaj Avenger bike is a cruiser, a stylish low saddle height bike with the trusted vintage name of Bajaj.

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is also piled up with the touch and design. Earlier, Bajaj Avenger 180 was India’s most affordable cruiser bike.

Replacing the earlier Bajaj Avenger 180, the new Avenger 160 comes with BSVI norms. With a single-channel anti-locking braking system (ABS), the bike is marked at an excellent price with little changes in its power and performance.

If we compare it to its competitors in the market, it gives great competition to them.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    160 cc
  • Mileage
    50 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    105 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    156 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13 litres
  • Seat Height
    737 mm

Pros and Cons Of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Pros Of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

  • A good-performing bike at a great price.
  • Low seat height with a saddle height of 730mm makes it different from other cruisers.
  • The disc brakes at the front offer good stopping power
  • An excellent powerful engine.

Cons of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

  • The mileage of the bike could have been better.
  • The design is an exact copy of the Bajaj Avenger 180, with nothing new offered to the riders.
  • The build material is not that great and with a good eye, flaws can be detected in its material quality.
  • The single ABS channel should have been replaced with the dual.

Specifications & Features

Power & Performance

  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Max Power
    14.79 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Max Torque
    13.7 Nm @ 7,000 rpm
  • Emission Standard
    BS-VI
  • Displacement
    160 cc
  • Cylinders
    1
  • Bore
    58 mm
  • Stroke
    60.7 mm
  • Valves Per Cylinder
    2
  • Compression Ratio
    9.8 +/- 0.3 : 1
  • Ignition
    DTS-i
  • Spark Plugs
    2 Per Cylinder
  • Cooling System
    Air Cooled
  • Transmission
    5 Speed Manual
  • Transmission Type
    Chain Drive
  • Gear Shifting Pattern
    1 Down 4 Up
  • Clutch
    Wet Multiplate
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13 litres
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity
    3.8 litres
  • Riding Range
    585 Km
  • Mileage - ARAI
    50 kmpl
  • Mileage - Owner Reported
    45 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    105 Kmph
  • Engine Type
    4 stroke

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

  • Braking System
    Single Channel ABS
  • Front Brake Type
    Disc
  • Front Brake Size
    280 mm
  • Rear Brake Type
    Drum
  • Rear Brake Size
    130 mm
  • Calliper Type
    Dual Piston
  • Wheel Type
    Alloy
  • Front Wheel Size
    17 inch
  • Rear Wheel Size
    15 inch
  • Front Tyre Size
    90/90 - 17
  • Rear Tyre Size
    130/90 - 15
  • Tyre Type
    Tubeless
  • Radial Tyres
    No
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    21 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    25 psi
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    21 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    25 psi
  • Front Suspension
    Telescopic with double anti friction bush
  • Rear Suspension
    5 step adjustable Twin shock absorber

Dimensions & Chassis

  • Kerb Weight
    156 kg
  • Overall Length
    2,210 mm
  • Overall Width
    806 mm
  • Overall Height
    1,070 mm
  • Wheelbase
    1,490 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    169 mm
  • Seat Height
    737 mm
  • Chassis Type
    Tubular Double Cradle

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Standard Warranty (Year)
    5 Year
  • Standard Warranty (Kilometers)
    75000 Kilometers

Features

  • Odometer
    Digital
  • DRLs (Daytime running lights)
    Yes
  • Mobile App Connectivity
    No
  • GPS & Navigation
    No
  • USB charging port
    No
  • Front storage box
    No
  • Under seat storage
    No
  • AHO (Automatic Headlight On)
    No
  • Speedometer
    Digital
  • Fuel Guage
    Yes
  • Tachometer
    Analogue
  • Stand Alarm
    No
  • Stepped Seat
    No
  • No. of Tripmeters
    2
  • Tripmeter Type
    Digital
  • Low Fuel Indicator
    Yes
  • Low Oil Indicator
    No
  • Low Battery Indicator
    Yes
  • Pillion Backrest
    Yes
  • Pillion Grabrail
    Yes
  • Pillion Seat
    Yes
  • Pillion Footrest
    Yes
  • Digital Fuel Guage
    No
  • Start Type
    Electric Start
  • Shift Light
    Yes
  • Killswitch
    Yes
  • Clock
    Yes
  • Battery
    12V, 4Ah VRLA
  • Headlight Type
    Halogen
  • Brake/Tail Light
    LED Taillamp
  • Turn Signal
    Yes
  • Pass Light
    Yes
  • Additional features
    LED Drl's

What’s new in the recent model of Avenger 160?

Bajaj introduced its new Avenger 160 to meet the market’s demand for the affordable, stylish cruiser bike. The Avenger series has been successful for Bajaj with the likes of Avenger 180 and cruiser 220, Bajaj has been superb in this category.

And this new Avenger Street is no less than its siblings; with the tag of the most affordable cruiser bike available in the market, Bajaj wants to gain control of the different segments of the bike.

The new Avenger 160 comes with a single channel anti-locking braking system (ABS), with a stylish low-height seat complimented by alloy wheels.

Avenger Street 160 has Roadstar headlights with daytime running LED lights; it has a single console analogue speedometer with the digital reading of trip metres and odometer.

With a weight of not more than 150kg, this bike offers a smooth ride, whether in city traffic or on a long highway route. With the engine capacity of 160cc, the bike offers an average mileage of 45-47 kmpl which is just above average in this segment and could have been improved.

Highlights of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Design of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

When we talk about its looks, it is as similar to its predecessors, there hasn’t been much change in the looks, but it still looks stylish when it rolls on the Streets.

In the front part, a black windshield gets a silver finishing, giving the bike a graceful look. The headlight halogen of a 35W uses a bulb has been used instead of the LEDs, which is a slight drawback.

Both sides are coupled with halogen turn indicators that glow well even during daylight. The suspension is covered with rubber covers that give a classy look from the front.

Colours and Variants of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Avenger Street 160 is available in 2 colours:

  • Ebony Black
  • Spicey Red

Avenger Street 160 is available in 1 variant.

Engine of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

After the introduction of BS6, the new addition of the Bajaj series Avenger 160 has maintained its power and performance.

The 160cc air-cooled, dts-i engine gives a smooth ride to the rider even on the long tracks. The torque and power of the bike are also improved at 15 PS @8500 rpm and 13.7Nm @7000 rpm.

Features of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is a new cruise bike in the lineup of the Bajaj Avenger series, Avenger 160. The bike has some perfect features when it comes to riding, with a great design and at a reasonable price.

The bike has a fuel tank of 13 lit and gives a mileage of about 45-47 kmpl; digital turn indicators are placed with an analogue fuel gauge on the fuel tank.

The speedometer is the same old analogue one with a digital reading of the trip meter and odometer; it could have been replaced with the entire digital speedometer.

The seat is comfortable with a big wide space for the commuters and even for the person at the back. A supporter adds comfort to the ride.

Transmission and brakes of the Bajaj Avenger Street 160

The bike’s rear tire is wide, giving an excellent grip to the surface even at the turns, the front wheel comes with a 280 mm disc brake along with a single channel ABS, and the rear has 130 mm drum brakes.

Though questions were raised that it should have come with a dual channel ABS system or disc brakes on the rear tire as well, the performance of the drum brakes is excellent and does not make the rider think of it.

A pair of telescopic forks at the front and a twin shock absorber on the backside perform the suspension duties. The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 does not have a kick-start option and comes with only a self-start option.

Top 3 Competitors of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 VS Suzuki Intruder 150

Avenger 160 has an engine capacity of 160cc, while Intruder has an engine capacity of 155cc.

In terms of power, the Avenger notches ahead of the Suzuki intruder. While the Intruder generates the power of 13.4 bhp @8000 rpm, the Avenger 160 generates power of 14.79bhp @8500rpm.

Both the bikes have single-channel ABS; while Bajaj Avenger has front disc brakes, the Suzuki intruder has both front and rear disc brakes.

Avenger 160 is available in two colours— spicy red and ebony black, while Suzuki intruder is available in three colours metallic matte titanium silver, matte black, and glass sparkle black.

If we compare the price of both the bikes, the Suzuki intruder is costlier than the Bajaj Avenger 160 by almost Rs15000, depending on the city.

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 VS Bajaj Pulsar 150

If we compare the bikes’ engines, Avenger is ahead of Pulsar 150. The engine of Avenger 160 is 160cc, while that of Pulsar 150 is 149.5cc.

The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is a little more expensive than the pulsar 150, having a difference of around 7-8k on road price.

The maximum power generated by Bajaj Avenger 160 is 15 PS @8500 rpm while the max torque is 13.7NM @7000 rpm, the max power generated by pulsar 150 is 14 PS @8500 rpm, and the max torque is 13.25NM @6500 rpm.

Avenger Street 160 has only the self-start option, while the pulsar 150 has both self-start and kick options.

Bajaj Pulsar 150 is available in as many as nine colouring options, whereas Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is available in only two colour options.

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 VS Hero Xtreme 160R

Hero Xtreme 160R gives tough competition to Avenger 160; Xtreme 160R has an engine of 163cc, slightly better than the 160cc engine of Avenger 160.

The base model of Hero Xtreme 160R is almost 6k more expensive than the base model of Avenger 160.

While the Avenger 160 is a cruiser bike, the Hero Xtreme 160r is categorised as a sports bike.

Avenger 160 is one of the most comfortable bikes in this segment, while on the other hand, Hero Xtreme 160r is considered the most stylish and good-looking in this segment.

Hero Xtreme has both options to start the bike via kick or self-start, while Avenger 160 comes with a self-start option.

Compare of Bajaj Avenger Street 160

  •  
  • Model
  • Price
  • Displacement
  • Max Torque
  • Max Power
  • Fuel Type
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
  • Cooling System
  • Kerb Weight
  • Front Tyre Size
  • Rear Tyre Size
  • Mileage
  • Wheel Type
  • Front Brake Type
  • Rear Brake Type
  • Engine Type
  •  
  • Avenger Street 160
  • Bajaj Avenger Street 160
  • ₹ 1.11 Lakh
    ₹ 1.12 Lakh
    ₹ 1.15 Lakh
    ₹ 1.12 Lakh
    ₹ 1.11 Lakh
    ₹ 1.11 Lakh
  • 160 cc
  • 13.7 Nm @ 7,000 rpm
  • 14.79 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 13 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 156 kg
  • 90/90 - 17
  • 130/90 - 15
  • 50 kmpl
  • Alloy
  • Disc
  • Drum
  • 4 stroke
  •  
  • Xtreme 160R
  • ₹ 1,14 Lakh
    ₹ 1,16 Lakh
    ₹ 1,16 Lakh
    ₹ 1,16 Lakh
    ₹ 1,14 Lakh
    ₹ 1,14 Lakh
  • 163 cc
  • 14 Nm @ 6,500 rpm
  • 15 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 12 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 139.5 kg
  • 100/80 - 17
  • 130/70 - R17
  • 48 kmpl
  • Alloy
  • Disc
  • Disc
  • Air cooled, 4 Stroke 2 Valve Single cylinder OHC
  • View more
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150
  • Bajaj Pulsar 150
  • ₹ 1,04 Lakh
    ₹ 1,04 Lakh
    ₹ 1.05 Lakh
    ₹ 1.07 Lakh
    ₹ 1,05 Lakh
    ₹ 1,04 Lakh
  • 149.5 cc
  • 13.25 Nm @ 6,500 rpm
  • 13.8 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 15 litres
  • Air Cooled
  • 148 kg
  • 80/100 - 17
  • 100/90 - 17
  • 65 Kmpl
  • Alloy Wheel
  • Disc
  • Drum
  • DTS-i FI
  • View more
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Expert Reviews for Bajaj Avenger Street 160

  • Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is a bike with everything just at the right price, be it power, performance, looks, or comfort this bike gives an excellent performance to its riders.

  • With a mileage of about 45-47 kmpl, this bike is handy and comfortable for day-to-day commuters. Its long and wide seat offers a good space for the rider with low seat height; it’s also easy to handle in heavy traffic.

  • The bike comes with a disc brake at the front and drum brakes at the rear with a single channel ABS system and is effective even on rough roads. The bike doesn’t lose its balance thanks to the wide tire at the back that offers an excellent grip.

  • If we talk about its engine performance, the 160 cc engine gives its rider a powerful and smooth performance, generating good power of about 15 PS and torque that has been improved to 13.7 NM.

  • The bike looks stylish like its sibling Avenger 220 but at a lower price and offers a value-for-money bike.

Conclusion

Being one of the most affordable cruiser bikes on the market, Bajaj Avenger Street 160 with single channel ABS is the bike everyone who wants to get the experience of a cruiser would buy it.

An urban cruiser bike allows the rider to be in a good position to hold and ride this bike. It has an engine of 160cc that gives smooth performance, though it could have been a bit better in terms of mileage points can be overshadowed.

Avenger Street 160 gives tough competition to its fierce competitor Suzuki Intruder, not in terms of its pricing but also performance.

Looking at the other bikes of this Avenger series Avenger 160 competes with them well to some extent, though at a point like riding this one and the Avenger 180.

So if anyone is looking to buy a stylish bike for day-to-day commuting with an experience of an urban cruiser without spending too much money, Avenger 160 is the perfect blend of style and grace.

FAQs

Is Bajaj Avenger Street 160 worth buying?

The bike has almost everything anyone is looking for in their day-to-day commuting, a good comfortable seat and good handle positioning. This bike gives its riders a great experience and is easy to control and get through heavy traffic because of its design. So, yes, this bike is worth buying.

Does Bajaj Avenger 160 have ABS?

The Bajaj Avenger 160 has a single channel ABS compared to its previous bike, Avenger 180 and is also cheaper than the earlier ones.

Is Avenger 160 for long journeys?

When we talk about long routes, it depends not only on the bike but also on the rider. Talking about this bike, you can easily bet on this one for the long journeys. With a comfortable seat and excellent engine experience, this bike rolls on the highways without troubling its rider.

How many variants are available in Bajaj Avenger Street 160?

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 is available in only one variant, unlike another Avenger bike like Avenger 220. This bike is available in only one variant in two colour options red and black.

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