Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250 Spec Comparison: Which One Should You Buy?

Let's take a glance at how the Bajaj Pulsar N250 compares to its direct competitor, the Suzuki Gixxer 250, across multiple parameters.

By Sanorita | on April 22, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

Bajaj Auto recently launched the Pulsar N250 in India, with a starting sticker price of Rs 1.51 lakh (ex-showroom). The naked street machine is now more tech-advanced, featuring a digital console with Bluetooth connection. It directly competes with the Suzuki Gixxer 250 in the segment, which starts at Rs 1.81 lakh (ex-showroom). We've already contrasted the revised N250 with the KTM Duke 250. Now we'll look at how the naked street bike from Bajaj fares against its main rival, the Gixxer 250, on paper. So, without further ado, let's see which one offers more value for money.

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Side View

Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250: Features and Colours

The new Bajaj Pulsar N250 now includes more bells and whistles. It has an all-digital instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity for phone calls, SMS notifications, and turn-by-turn navigation. The panel shows mileage readouts, speedometer, odometer, and miles to empty. The quarter-litre naked roadster from Bajaj is equipped with traction control and three ABS modes – Road, Rain, and Off-road. In Off-road ABS mode, the rider can entirely disable traction. The modified switchgear allows for switching between these modes. The new Pulsar N250 is available in three colour options: red, black, and white.

Bajaj Pulsar N250 Instrument Cluster

On the other hand, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 comes in two colour options: Metallic Matte Stellar Blue and Metallic Matte Black No. 2. It sports a Bluetooth-enabled digital console with functions like turn-by-turn navigation, missed call alerts, over-speed warnings, and ETA updates. The Suzuki bike also has grab rails, a split seat, and LED head and taillights, among other noteworthy features. The Gixxer 250 has an optional 12V charging connector, whereas the Pulsar N250 features a USB charging outlet. Unlike its Bajaj counterpart, the Gixxer 250 lacks traction control, and ABS modes.

Suzuki Gixxer SF Speedometer jpg

Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250: Dimensions

While the ground clearance and seat height of both bikes are the same, the Pulsar N250 has a slightly longer wheelbase, higher Kerb weight, and a larger fuel tank than the Gixxer 250.

Dimensions Bajaj Pulsar N250 Suzuki Gixxer 250
Wheelbase  1,342mm 1,340mm
Ground Clearance  165mm 165mm
Seat Height 800mm 800mm
Kerb weight 164kg 156kg
Fuel tank 14 litres 12 litres

Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250: Engine 

The new Pulsar N250 continues to use the 249cc, single-cylinder, air/oil-cooled engine. The motor delivers 21.5Nm of peak torque at 6,500rpm and 24.1bhp at 8,750rpm. It has a five-speed manual transmission and a slip-and-assist clutch. In contrast, the Suzuki Gixxer 250 is powered by an oil-cooled, 249cc single-cylinder engine that delivers 26.13bhp at 9300rpm and 22.2Nm of peak torque at 7300rpm. It is equipped with a six-speed transmission. In this category, the Japanese bike triumphs over its Indian counterpart owing to a better transmission and performance.

Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250: Hardware

Bajaj Pulsar N250 Front View

In terms of hardware components, the Pulsar N250 features a 37mm upside-down front fork, a monoshock with adjustable preload, a 300mm front disc, and a 230mm rear disc. The Gixxer 250, on the other hand, has a monoshock that can be adjusted for preload and a huge 41mm conventional telescopic fork. On both ends, there are disc brakes (rear 220mm, front 300mm). While dual-channel ABS is a standard feature on both motorcycles, the Pulsar N250 outshines the Gixxer 250 with switchable rear ABS.

Bajaj Pulsar N250 vs Suzuki Gixxer 250: Price

In terms of price, the Bajaj Pulsar N250 is Rs 30,000 more affordable than the Gixxer 250. It comes with more features than its Japanese rival at this price range. 

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