BMW R 1200 GS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 16.79 Lakh
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₹ 14.53 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS and Kawasaki Z1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Vs Kawasaki Z1000 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Z1000 starts at ₹ 15.1 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Kawasaki Z1000 base returns 15 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1170.0 cc
1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
4
Max Power
125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
111 Nm @ 7300 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air/liquid-Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
24.00 Kmpl
15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
244 kg
221 kg
Length
2207 mm
2045 mm
Width
953 mm
790 mm
Height
1412 mm
1055 mm
Wheelbase
1507 mm
1435 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
125 mm
Seat Height
850 mm
815 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet, Multiplate
Chassis Type
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Aluminium Twin-Tube
Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression & Rebound Damping & Spring Preload Adjustability
Rear Suspension
Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Horizontal Back-link, Gas-charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Dual Discs
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
250 mm
Wheel Size
19 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R19
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
170/60 R17
190/50ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery
12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
H7 / LED
Bi-xenon Projector
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Dual Clutch Transmission
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Dual LED Headlamps
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LED Winkers and Taillights
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Manual Shift Selector
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Rally Style Rider Console
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Suit Yourself Riding Modes
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The DCT Engine
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Full LED Lights Positioned Inside The Headlights
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5'' TFT Display
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A Leaping Stance
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Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance
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Compact And light Weight Engine
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Ducati Multimedia System
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Intoxicating Intake Howl
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Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility
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Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile
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Swingarm Mounted Rear Fender
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Traction Control System
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1,043 Cm3 Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four
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Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame
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New For 2016 Is The Addition Of An Assist And Slipper Clutch
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Optimised Riding Modes
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SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)
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