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Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs TVS Raider

Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs TVS Raider Summary

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Price starts at Rs. 80,090 which is Rs. 2,590 costlier than base model of TVS Raider priced at Rs. 77,500. The claimed mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is 51.5 kmpl whereas the mileage of TVS Raider is 67 kmpl. In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is powered by 124.4 cc engine , while TVS Raider is powered by 124.8 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is available in 12 different colours while TVS Raider comes with 4 colours. 68% users have chosen TVS Raider over Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
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Basic Info Pulsar 125 Neon Drum CBS BS6Raider Drum
Brand Name Bajaj TVS
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 80,090 View On Road Price Rs. 77,500 View On Road Price
Rating
3.8
(936 Ratings)
4.3
(199 Ratings)
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine Single cylinder, 4 stroke, fuel injection, air-oil cooled, spark ignition engine
Max Power 12 PS @ 8500 rpm 11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
Pulsar 125 Neon Colors
Raider Colors
Brakes Front Drum Drum
Brakes Rear Drum Drum
Braking Type Combi Brake System ...
Mileage (ARAI) ... 67 Kmpl
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 5,934 Pulsar 125 Neon Insurance Rs. 6,087 Raider Insurance

Engine Type
4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, fuel injection, air-oil cooled, spark ignition engine
Engine Displacement
124.4 cc
124.8 cc
Max Power
12 PS @ 8500 rpm
11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
11 Nm @ 6500 rpm
11.2 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Bore
56 mm
53.5 mm
Stroke
50.5 mm
55.5 mm
No Of Cylinders
1
1
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
2
3
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Ignition
Dual digital ignition
Electronic Control Unit
Compression Ratio
...
10.3 : 1

Brakes Front
Drum
Drum
Brakes Rear
Drum
Drum
Braking Type
Combi Brake System
...

Mileage (City)
51.46 kmpl
...
Mileage (Highway)
57 kmpl
...
Mileage (ARAI)
...
67 Kmpl
Top Speed
...
99 kmph

Tyre Size
Front :-80/100-17 Rear :-100/90-17
Front :-80/100 - 17, Rear :-100/90 - 17
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Alloy
Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
...
25 psi

Load carrying capacity
...
130 kg
Length*Width*Height
2055*755*1060 mm3
2070*785*1028 mm3
Wheelbase
1320 mm
1326 mm
Length
2055 mm
2070 mm
Ground Clearance
165 mm
180 mm
Width
755 mm
785 mm
Fuel Capacity
11.5 Liters
10 Liters
Kerb Weight
140 Kg
122 Kg
Total Weight
...
252 kg
Tail Light
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
170 mm
130 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
130 mm

Battery Type
MF
Maintenance Free
Additional Features
...
intelliGO, Engine inhibitor, Helmet reminder, Side-stand engine cut-off
Charging at Home
...
Battery Capacity
12 V
12 V/4 Ah
Charging at Charging Station
...
Pilot Lamps
...
LED tail lights
...
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb

Body Type
Commuter Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Starting
Kick and Self Start
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Single
Split
Pass Switch
...
Display
...
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
...
Trip Meter
Digital
Digital
Charging Point
...
Optional
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
...
Clock
Low Battery Indicator
...
Passenger Footrest
Underseat storage
...
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air & Oil Cooled
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Service Due Indicator
...
DRLs
...

Standard Warranty (Years)
...
5
Standard Warranty (kilometers)
...
60000

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

  • The matte black shade with blue highlights really is a head-turner
  • Features clip-on handlebars
  • a first in its segment
  • The plastic quality feels top-notch.

TVS Raider

  • Packs plenty of performance for a 125cc motorcycle; Riding position and seat is very comfortable; Absolutely packed to the gills with features

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

  • The cushioning in the seat feels a little hard
  • Engine feels a little strained at high speeds
  • Price is a little on the higher side

TVS Raider

  • Very little feel from front brake; Some design elements can be a little divisive
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Which is better Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon or TVS Raider?
  • Both TVS Raider and Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon are good bikes in the segment. The Pulsar 125 Neon gives enthusiasts a taste of the Pulsar’s sporty DNA but in a less intimidating and more affordable package. However, its lower-than-its-class fuel efficiency may not appeal to the more conservative 125cc buyers. Whereas, TVS’ has certainly come back to the 125cc segment with a bang with the Raider. It’s fun to ride, feature-packed, feels rather premium and is well priced too. It is definitely one of the most well-rounded offerings in the 125cc space. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better understanding of performance and comfort. Click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
Q. Which is better between Pulsar 125 and Honda SP 125? What is the mileage of Pulsar 150?
  • Both Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon and Honda SP 125 are good 125cc commuters. The SP 125 is among the best motorcycles launched by Honda in the recent past. It’s refined, fund to ride, frugal and offers a good list of features. If you are looking for a bike with a refined engine, great list of features and attractive styling then the SP 125 would be a good option. The main question should be is it worth the Rs 7,100 premium over its predecessor? And the answer is a resounding yes. For the extra money, you are getting a more fuel-efficient, powerful and feature-rich product. So, if you’re planning to buy a premium 125cc commuter, you definitely can't give the SP 125 a miss. On the other hand, The Pulsar 125 Neon gives enthusiasts a taste of the Pulsar’s sporty DNA but in a less intimidating and more affordable package. However, its lower-than-its-class fuel-efficiency may not appeal to the more conservative 125cc buyers. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details. Read More: - Honda SP 125 First Ride Review - EXCLUSIVE: Here’s How Much Power The Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6 Makes
  • With it's style and looks Pulsar definitely superceds the Shine. You can't ignore the difference in wheel base also.
  • Pulsar mileage is not good so much variation, And also not good for long ride compare to SP 125
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Q. Which bike best between Pulsar 125 and Shine 125?
  • We would suggest you to opt for the Honda Shine, if you are looking for a bike with better fuel efficiency and a refined engine. The BS6 Shine gets a ACG starter motor, which offers extremely silent, almost noiseless starts and a start/stop switch. Powering the Honda is 125cc fuel-injected motor that makes 10.7PS of power and 11Nm of torque mated to a new 5-speed transmission. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better understanding of comfort and compatibility. You may click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
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Pulsar 125 Neon Vs Raider Comparison FAQs

Which bike is best between Pulsar 125 Neon vs Raider?

TVS Raider has out rated Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon on all the rating factors.

Which bike is cheaper Pulsar 125 Neon vs Raider?

The TVS Raider is cheaper than Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon by Rs. 2,590.

Which bike offers better performance Pulsar 125 Neon vs Raider?

For the Drum CBS BS6 version, 124.4 cc Petrol engine of Pulsar 125 Neon produces 12 PS @ 8500 rpm of power and 11 Nm @ 6500 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Drum version, 124.8 cc Petrol engine of Raider produces 11.38 PS @ 7500 rpm of power and 11.2 Nm @ 6000 rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon
  • TVS Raider
  • Good good good driving status and comfort bike mileage is good and stylist bike in low range bike good good good driving status and comfort bike mileage is good and stylist bike in low range bike

    Misbah Alam few weeks ago
  • Good & comfort riding & better performance.I am hard fan of pulsar bike.I own the first version of this bike in 2003.Afterwards 2007.Next 2011.Next 2013.Next.2020.

    Arjun Gupta few weeks ago
  • Good baik ye yah wife mujhe bahut acchi lagti hai aur main yah bike bahut pasand karta hun aur yah bike bahut acchi mileage deti hai aur isase jyada kya chahie

    Ravi Saral few weeks ago
  • Good, comfortable, mileage also perfect. Everything is good. I'm satisfied more than my thinking. Also asking friend to buy this pulsar 125 nion split bike

    ARINDAM BASU few weeks ago
  • Share your experience with bajaj pulsar 125 neon share your experience with bajaj pulsar 125 neon share your experience with bajaj pulsar 125 neon

    Chandan Sharma few weeks ago
Pulsar 125 User Reviews
  • Tvs raider low maintenance- tvs raider is a very low maintenance bike with very low fuel consumption.It gives very good mileage and therefore can be used for daily commute.I use this bike to go to office daily and it has a very comfortable seat and the digital instrument cluster of the bike shows various important information which helps in a comfortable journey.I would give it 5 out of 5 stars.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • I am not the owner of this bike but I have ridden this and I have watched many videos of it. It has 60kmpl mileage in eco mode and in race mode, it gives 45 to 58 kmpl. Its top speed goes up to 112 to 116kmph, also its pickup is best.

    Reyansh Khan few weeks ago
  • I don't know real mileage but meter showing me mileage above 90kmpl at the speed of 40-46kmh.I feel up 7 litre petrol have rode 250 km.May be approximately 3 litre petrol remaining in bike.

    Shubham Rathore few weeks ago
  • Gear sensor has problem it shows 0 instead of 4, In service center part is not available and they are saying all tvs raider users reporting this gear sensor problem.So think before you buy.

    Ravish Kumar few weeks ago
  • Good bike for everyone, Best features, Road grip in got section, City ride best overall good please purchase and ride rider like a horse

    Basavaraj Harimuri 1 week ago
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