Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Which Is the Better Buy?

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Pricing Intro.

New Pulsar NS125, priced at Rs 1.05 lakh (ex-showroom), has been introduced by Bajaj Auto in India. The brand's entry-level commuter bike, the 2024 Pulsar NS125, gets updated with a fully digital instrument cluster and updated design. It is directly targeted at products like the January-released Hero Xtreme 125R (Rs 95,000 to Rs 1 lakh) and TVS Raider 125 (Rs 95,219 to Rs 1.03 lakh). To see how they differ, we put the latter in comparison with the newly released Bajaj Pulsar NS125.

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Both bikes have a 125cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that is paired with a five-speed transmission as part of its powertrain. The Hero Xtreme 125R produces 11.4 horsepower at 8,250 rpm, while the 2024 Bajaj Pulsar NS125 produces 11.8 horsepower at 8,500 rpm. In the meantime, the former’s torque output of 11 Nm is just slightly greater than the Xtreme 125R’s (10.5 Nm).
Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Front Look.

The robust architecture of the previous generation is carried over into the Bajaj Pulsar NS125. But it gets updated with a new headlamp arrangement that includes two LED lights stacked vertically, LED turn signals, boomerang-shaped LED DRLs, and a redesigned headlight cowl. And at this place Projector headlamp is found in Xtreme 125r. Side indicator: NS125 has bulb setup while Xtreme has LED setup. NS125 has come out better in terms of headlights. Wherein Xtreme 125R side indicator is better.

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Suspension, Brakes

The suspension system of the Pulsar NS125 is comprised of the same telescopic front forks and a rear Mono shock; the brake system consists of a front disc and a rear drum, both placed on 17-inch alloy wheels. There is a disc option in the front of both. Since the top variant of Xtreme 125R gets ABS braking system, this is the point where Xtreme has come out better. Both bikes get 17" alloy wheels. Pulsar NS125 gets 80/100-17 Tubeless at the front and 100/90-17 Tubeless at the rear, While Xtreme 125R gets 90/90-17 at the front and 120/80-17 at the rear. Xtreme is better in road gripping.

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: New Features

A largely digital instrument console is replaced with a digital reverse LCD console on the Bajaj Pulsar NS125. Along with having a trip meter, odometer, rev counter, and fuel level reading, the new instrument cluster can also be connected to a smartphone. The NS125 also has ABS, a USB charging connector, and all-LED illumination.

Hero Xtreme 125R has a fully digital instrument cluster and full LED illumination, just like the Pulsar NS125. For call and message alerts, the latter has Bluetooth connectivity. There is also a caution light switch on the feature list.

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Design

Hero Xtreme 125R is the first vehicle that Hero MotoCorp will release in 2024. It features a new style approach that is highlighted by an LED headlamp, a bulky fuel tank with sharp extensions, thinner LED indicators, split seats, multi-spoke alloys, and an upswept tail section.

But the tank extension of Xtreme 125R is not looking good to me personally, but it may look good to people also. Clip-on handlebar is found in Pulsar NS125 where Single bar is found in Xtreme. Seat height in Xtreme is 794mm which is better for short riders whereas seat height in NS125 is 810mm

Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R: Price, Variants

There is only one variant of the Bajaj Pulsar NS125, and it costs Rs 1.05 lakh. The Hero Xtreme 125R comes in two variants: the base version costs Rs 95,000, while the top-spec ABS variant costs Rs 99,500. Prices shown are "ex-showroom.
Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R


Bajaj Pulsar NS125 vs Hero Xtreme 125R both offer distinct advantages. NS125 has more power, a fully digital instrument cluster with smartphone connectivity, USB charging, and all-LED illumination. However, the Xtreme 125R is competitively priced, offers ABS in the higher variant, Bluetooth connectivity, and unique design features.

Choosing between them depends on individual preferences, with the NS125 suited for tech-savvy riders valuing power, and the Xtreme 125R appealing to those prioritizing affordability and distinctive design.
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Q: How fast can the NS 125 go without a limiter?

Ans: Maximum speed of the Bajaj Pulsar NS 125 is 103 kmph.

Q: What is the Hero Xtreme 125R's maximum speed?

Ans: Hero Xtreme 125R's maximum speed is normally between 100 and 110 km/h, depending on a number of variables like rider weight and road conditions.

Q: Can I take NS 125 on a long ride?

Ans: You may take the Bajaj NS 125 on lengthy rides, but we wouldn't advise doing so because of its 124.4cc engine and 144 kg curb weight.

Q: Is 125 preferable to 150?

Ans: A 125cc engine will increase power, top speed, and reduce vibrations at higher velocities. 150cc will increase top speed, power, and reduce vibrations in faster pace. You will get less mileage with a larger displacement engine.

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