Bajaj Pulsar 150 - Best Features of Bajaj's High Selling Bike



The Pulsar 150 is still the best selling bike in India and it has been for decades. Why? Well, In this post on the automotive blog will try to break down the reasons why it is ‘the 150 CC bike’ money can buy. Read on to know more!

The Pulsar 150 is still one of the best selling bikes in India. Bajaj has many other appealing motorcycles in its bike range. So what are the factors that make the 150 CC variant of the Pulsar so popular?

The reasons are many, but some of the most compelling ones are – 



Fuel efficiency is one of the many Unique Selling Points of Bajaj bikes. The 150 CC Pulsar is not an exception in this aspect as well! As per the claims of Bajaj, the Bajaj Pulsar 150 cc can run for 65 KMS on a litre of petrol.

This is one of the many highlights of the bike.


Bike enthusiasts in India love bikes with the latest features. Bajaj understands this. It is the reason why the Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ensured the Pulsar 150 is feature-loaded to keep it relevant.

The list of features in the bike is long. Highlights are as follows – 

  • The bike is equipped with a semi-digital instrument console.
  • Clip-on handlebars.
  • Dedicated engine kill switch.
  • Tubeless tyres.
  • DC headlamps
  • Self-cancelling turn indicators – wow!
  • Backlit switches
  • Alloy wheels
  • Electric start and
  • ABS.

Impressive isn’t it!?

Timeless design

The Pulsar was definitely ahead of its time in terms of styling when it was introduced way back in 2001. The current generation of the bike is known and loved for its sharp styling. It has a uniqueness to its overall appeal factor and road presence. One cannot mistake a Pulsar with any other bike.

The current generation of the bike has – 

  • Stylized fairing
  • A raked windscreen
  • A big fuel tank and
  • Fuel tank shrouds.

Combine with – 

  • A sharp rear end
  • A unique set of integrated LED tail lamps
  • Dual-tone, muscular-looking exhaust muffler and
  • A set of alloy wheels – you get the recipe for high sales figures.

Powerful motor 

Compare the 150 CC Pulsar with its rivals in terms of engine performance, and you will surely pick the Pulsar.

The Pulsar has always been known for its impressive power delivery and wide power bandwidth. There are no ‘flat spots’ in the power bandwidth. This is the reason why youngsters prefer to own a Bajaj Pulsar 150 as their first bike.

Coming to the specifications of the 149cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine, it delivers – 

  • 15.1PS at 9,000rpm and
  • 12.5Nm at 6,500rpm.

The bike comes with a 5-speed transmission and is equipped with a constant mesh gearbox. The gearbox and the performance figures make the bike one of India's fastest accelerating 150 CC entry-level bikes.

The aggressive pricing goes a long way!

Bajaj has always been clever when it comes to setting the price for its bikes. The Pulsar 150 is no exception. According to the Bajaj bikes price list, 150 CC Pulsar retails in India from ₹75,098 - ₹1.13 lakhs*.

But how can Bajaj keep the price of its best selling bike low in this day and age of inflation?

Well, the answer is part sharing.

Most of the parts in the 150 CC Pulsar are shared with its siblings. This keeps production costs low. This, in turn, keeps the MSRPs on the downside and the cost of spare parts affordable.

If you are looking for a bike with a high value for money factor, choose Pulsar 150.


So many things are working in favour of the Pulsar 150. Hence, it is easy to see why it is the best selling 150 CC bike in India. It is also noteworthy that Bajaj keeps on updating the looks of the bike. This makes this decades-old product still a desirable bike among the young and the old.

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