TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Comparison

TVS Motor Company has recently launched the new TVS Raider 125 in the Indian market. The new TVS Raider 125 is a new contender in the 125cc motorcycle segment and it is also the company’s only 125cc motorcycle currently on sale in the country. With this new sporty commuter, the company wants to attract the youths but is it better than its rivals? Check out this spec comparison of the new 2021 TVS Raider 125 BS6 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 based on price, specs, features, and more.

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Colours on Offer

The new TVS Raider 125 is available in four colour variants. They are – Wicked Black, Blazing Blue, Striking Red and Fiery Yellow. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is sold in Neon Blue, Solar Red, Platinum Silver, Black Silver, Black Red and Neon Green colour shades. The new Honda SP 125 BS6 is offered in four amazing colours, namely Striking Green, Imperial Red Metallic, Pearl Siren Blue and Matte Axis Grey Metallic. Finally, the Hero Glamour 125 is offered in eight different colour shades. They are – Blaze Edition, Radiant Red, Midnight Black, Techno Blue, Sports Red, 100 Million Limited Edition, Matte Axis Grey & Glossy Black.

TVS Raider 125

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Engine and Mileage

SpecificationsTVS Raider 125 BS6Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6Honda SP 125 BS6Hero Glamour 125 BS6
Engine Type and Capacity124.8cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected124.4cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected123.9cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected124.7cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected
Maximum Power11.3 HP of maximum power11.6 HP of maximum power10.6 HP of maximum power10.6 HP of maximum power
Maximum Torque11.2 Nm of peak torque10.8 Nm of peak torque10.9 Nm of peak torque10.6 Nm of peak torque
Emission NormBS6BS6BS6BS6
Transmission5-speed manual gearbox5-speed manual gearbox5-speed manual gearbox5-speed manual gearbox
Top SpeedAround 110 kmphAround 110 kmphAround 110 kmphAround 110 kmph
Mileage67 kmpl (claimed)58-62 kmpl60-65 kmpl60-65 kmpl
TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125

The brand new TVS Raider 125 draws power from a completely new 124.8cc, single-cylinder, air and oil-cooled engine that also gets an Eco Thrust Fuel injection technology. This engine pumps out a maximum power output of 11.3 HP at 7500 RPM and 11.2 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 draws power from a 124.4cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with Fuel injection technology. This engine pumps out a maximum power output of 11.6 HP and 10.8 Nm of peak torque. The engine of the 125cc Pulsar bike comes paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Also Read: TVS Raider 125 Launched in India – Top Five Things You Need To Know About This Bike

The new Honda SP 125 draws power from a 124.4cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with Fuel injection technology. This new BS6 engine pumps out a maximum power output of 10.6 HP and 10.9 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Finally, the new Hero Glamour 125 draws power from a 124.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with Fuel injection technology. This BS6 engine pumps out a maximum power output of 10.6 HP and 10.6 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

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TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Dimensions, Fuel Tank

DimensionsTVS Raider 125 BS6Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6Honda SP 125 BS6Hero Glamour 125 BS6
Length2070 mm2042 mm2020 mm2051 mm
Width785 mm765 mm785 mm743 mm
Height1028 mm1060 mm1103 mm1074 mm
Wheelbase1326 mm1320 mm1285 mm1273 mm
Ground Clearance180 mm165 mm160 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity10 litres11.5 litres11 litres10 litres
Kerb Weight123 kgs140 kgs117 kgs123 kgs

The new TVS Raider 125 measures 2070 mm in length, 785 mm in width and 1028 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1326 mm and a massive ground clearance of 180 mm. The motorcycle’s fuel tank capacity is 10 litres and it weighs just around 123 kgs. The Honda SP 125 measures 2020 mm in length, 785 mm in width and 1103 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1285 mm and a ground clearance of 160 mm. The motorcycle’s fuel tank capacity is 11 litres and it weighs just around 117 kgs, which is quite good. 

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125

The new Hero Glamour 125 measures 2051 mm in length, 743 mm in width and 1074 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1273 mm and a massive ground clearance of 180 mm. The motorcycle’s fuel tank capacity is 10 litres and it weighs around 123 kgs. Finally, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 measures 2042 mm in length, 765 mm in width and 1060 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1320 mm and a ground clearance of 165 mm. The motorcycle’s fuel tank capacity is 11.5 litres and it weighs around 140 kgs, which is quite high. 

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TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Hardware and Features

SpecificationsTVS Raider 125 BS6Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6Honda SP 125 BS6Hero Glamour 125 BS6
Tyre Size & Type (Front)17-inch Tubeless17-inch Tubeless18-inch Tubeless18-inch Tubeless
Tyre Size & Type (Rear)17-inch Tubeless17-inch Tubeless18-inch Tubeless18-inch Tubeless
Brake Type & Size (Front)Disc and DrumDisc and DrumDisc and DrumDisc and Drum
Brake Type & Size (Rear)Drum Drum Drum Drum
Braking SystemCombined Braking SystemCombined Braking SystemCombined Braking SystemCombined Braking System
Front SuspensionTelescopic ForksTelescopic ForksTelescopic ForksTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionMonoshockDual ShockersDual ShockersDual Shockers

For suspension duties, all these motorcycles get an identical set-up, except the TVS Raider 125. The new TVS Raider gets telescopic forks at the front while at the rear, it gets a mono-shock absorber. The Honda SP 125, Hero Glamour 125 and the Bajaj Pulsar 125, on the other hand, get telescopic forks at the front and dual spring-loaded shock absorbers at the rear. The braking duties on these bikes are handled by a drum brake at the rear while at the front, they again get a drum unit with a Disc brake also on offer. All these motorcycles also get a Combined Braking System as a standard safety feature. The TVS Raider 125 and the Bajaj Pulsar 125 gets 17-inch tubeless tyres while the Honda SP 125 and the Hero Glamour 125 gets 18-inch tubeless tyres. All these 125cc commuter motorcycles get a digital instrument cluster too.

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125

TVS Raider 125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 – Price Comparison

MotorcyclePrice (Ex-showroom Delhi)
TVS Raider 125 BS6Rs 77,500 – Rs 85,000
Bajaj Pulsar 125 BS6Rs 77,800 – Rs 84,100
Honda SP 125 BS6Rs 78,300 – Rs 82,600
Hero Glamour 125 BS6Rs 78,900 – Rs 83,500
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The price of the new TVS Raider 125 starts in India at Rs 77,500. The new Bajaj Pulsar 125 is priced from Rs 77,800, Honda SP 125 retails from Rs 78,300 while the Hero Glamour 125 is priced from Rs 78,900. All the prices mentioned here belong to Ex-showroom Delhi. So, this was the comparison of the new 2021 TVS Raider 125 BS6 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda SP 125 vs Hero Glamour 125 based on price, specs, features, etc. Which bike do you like the most? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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