30 Apr 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Aprilia has recently launched the new Aprilia SXR 160 in the Indian market. The Aprilia SXR 160 is the first maxi-scooter from Aprilia in India. Now, the company is gearing up to soon launch the Aprilia SXR 125 too in the Indian market. So, what are the differences between these two maxi-scooters? In this article, we tell you just that. So, here we have a detailed specification-based comparison of the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 160 vs Aprilia SXR 125 BS6.
The new Aprilia SXR 160, as well as the upcoming Aprilia SXR 125 BS6, are completely identical in terms of appearance. Both these maxi-scooters are very handsome and they look stunning. The SXR 160 and the SXR 125 gets large twin LED headlamps with LED DRLs, a small blacked-out windscreen, LED turn-indicators and a LED tail lamp. These maxi-scooters sport minor fairing and chunky body panels which make them look quite large and lend a great road presence. The new SXR 160/125 are available in four colour variants. They are Matt Blue, Matt Black, Glossy Red and Glossy White.
|Specification||Aprilia SXR 160||Aprilia SXR 125|
|Length||1963 mm||1963 mm|
|Width||803 mm||803 mm|
|Height||1205 mm||1205 mm|
|Seat Height||775 mm||775 mm|
|Wheelbase||1361 mm||1361 mm|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm||160 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||7-litres||7-litres|
|Under Seat Storage||21-litres||21-litres|
|Weight||129 kgs (kerb weight)||Not Available|
The Aprilia SXR 160 is powered by a BS6 compliant 160cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, three-valve, four-stroke, SOHC, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 11 PS of power at 7100 RPM and 11 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a CVT. The upcoming Aprilia SXR 125 will be powered by a BS6 compliant 124.45cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor will churn out 9.9 PS of power at 7700 RPM and 9.7 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine will come mated to a CVT.
Both these maxi-scooters are completely identical in terms of hardware and features too. They are based on a tubular chassis with an open single cradle frame. They ride on fat 12-inch tubeless tyres (120/70-12). Now, for braking duties, at the front, they get a large 220 mm disc brake and at the rear, they get a 140 mm drum unit. The Aprilia SXR 160 gets a single-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) while the SXR 125 gets a combi brake system (CBS). In terms of features, they get a large 5.7-inch all-digital instrument cluster that displays a ton of information including speedometer, average fuel economy, clock, etc. and they get an optional smartphone connectivity feature too.
The 2021 Aprilia SXR 160 was recently launched in India and it is currently priced at Rs. 1.26 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. The upcoming Aprilia SXR 125 is expected to be priced at Rs. 1.15 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi.
So, this was our detailed spec-based comparo of the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 160 vs SXR 125 BS6. Between these two maxi-scooters, which one will be your pick? Do feel free to share your thoughts and opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and the owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.