Bajaj Pulsar 200 Vs Hero Karizma R

Bajaj Pulsar 200 Vs Hero Karizma R

Bajaj Pulsar 200 Vs Hero Karizma R Bajaj Pulsar 200NS one of the best bikes in the 200cc segment with quality performance. The NS in the name of this bike indicates “Naked Sports”. The bike available in attractive color shades and graphics. The trend of sports bike launching in India started after understanding the increased demand and like for full fairing bikes.

Most of the youth wants hot bikes specially those with aggressive look and attractive sports bike design by the Hero moto corp. Hero Karizma bikes can do well in the market and it have lot of fans still now.  Hero Karizma bikes currently available in 2 variants in India. They are Hero Karizma ZMR and Hero Karizma R in which the Hero Karizma R mostly compared with the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS.

Look, Style and Dimensions

Hero Karizma R looking stunning by its colorful design and graphic works. It features body colored rear mirrors, Blue back-lit instrument cluster,  Re-designed silencer, new color shades etc. Still it lacks a digital speedometer.

The styling is new but resembles the earlier pulsar models. The split seats, large head lamp, tail light, fat rear tyres all these gives the bike a refreshed image.  Bajaj Pulsar 200NS weights 145kg and have dimensions 2017.00 mm x 804.00 mm x 1195.00 mm(length x width x height).

Engine and Performance

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS powered by SOHC, 4-valve-Triple Spark engine that can produce 23.17 Bhp at 9500 rpm power on ride. The torque is 23.17 Bhp at 9500 rpm. 167mm is the ground clearance of this bike. The bike offers displacement of 199.5cc.

Hero Karizma R sports bikes powered by a 223cc, 4-Stroke engine that can give you power of 17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm and a torque of 18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm on ride. The engine mated with 5 speed manual gears and Multiplate Wet clutch. The bike can reach 0-60km/hr in just 3.8 seconds. Acceleration and performance is really good. The attainable top speed is 125kmph. Ground clearance is 150mm.


The mileage of Bajaj Pulsar 200NS is 58kmpl in highway and 35kmpl in city. Hero Karizma R can return mileage of 35kmpl in highway and 45kmpl in city.

Safety and Comfort on Ride

This 200cc Pulser NS packed with 6 speed gears, 37mm Telescopic Front Fork suspension  in front and Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber in rear. Fuel gauge and trip meter are digital. Tachometer is analogue type. The instrument console is designed newly.  The bike also features 55/60W head lamp, 12litres fuel tank, 10 spoke alloys, self start and a wheel base of 1363.00 mm.  The brakes are 280mm disc in front and 230mm disc brake in rear.

Suspension used in Hero Karizma R bike is Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers in front and 5 Step Adjustable iGRS System in rear. The brakes are good and easy to handle. In front you have 276mm Dia Disc brake. 130mm Drum brake used in rear of Hero Karizma R. The seats are so comfortable and you can have a relaxed travel on it. There is n under storage space in this bike. Wheelbase of 1355mm ensures safety and smooth drive.

Full Technical Specifications of Bajaj Pulsar 200 and Karizma R

Features of the model of Bike

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS

Hero Karizma R sports bike 

Displacement 199.5cc 223cc
Engine SOHC, 4-valve-Triple Spark engine 223cc, 4-Stroke engine
Max power 23.17 Bhp at 9500 rpm 17.6 Bhp at 7000 rpm
Max torque 18.3 Nm at 8000 rpm 18.35 Nm at 6000 rpm
Fuel consumption(high way) 58kmpl
  • 45kmpl
Fuel consumption(city) 35kmpl
  • 35 kmpl
Gears 6 Speed gears 5 speed
Seating capacity 2 persons 2 persons
Dimensions(length x width x height) 2017.00 mm x 804.00 mm x 1195.00 mm 2125.00 mm x 755.00 mm x 1160.00 mm
Weight 145.00 kg 150 kg
Ground clearance 167.00 mm 150 mm
Fuel tank 12.00 ltrs 16.00 ltrs
  • 37mm Telescopic Front Fork in front
  • Nitrox Mono Shock Absorber in rear
  •  Telescopic Hydraulic Shock Absorbers in front
  • 5 Step Adjustable iGRS System in rear
Stand alarm yes no
Chassis type steel perimeter beam section frame Diamond Type
Brakes(front) 280mm Disc 276mm Dia Disc
Breaks (rear) 230mm Disc 130mm Drum
Wheel base 1363.00 mm 1350.00 mm
Trip meter 2-digital Digital-2
Headlamp 55/60W, H4 bulb 35W/35W
Battery Voltage 12 V 12V
alloys 10 spoke alloys Die Cast Black Alloys
Wheel size
  • 100/80 – 17, 52 P mm front
  • 130/70 – 17, 61 P mm rear
  •  Front – 80/100×18 47P
  • Rear – 100/90 18 56P mm
Self start yes yes
Fuel gauge Digital Digital
Tacho meter Analogue digital
Low fuel/oil/battery indicator yes yes

Price in India Ex-Showroom, Delhi

  • Hero Karizma R: Rs. 78,600/-

  • Bajaj Pulsar 200NS: Rs. 85,200/-

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