BMW R 1200 GS Vs Kawasaki Z900RS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 16.79 Lakh
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Overview

Compare BMW R 1200 GS and Kawasaki Z900RS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Vs Kawasaki Z900RS 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 Z900RS starts at ₹ 15.7 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Kawasaki Z900RS base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z900RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
1170.0 cc
948.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
4
Max Power
125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
109 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
98.5 Nm @ 6500 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 Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
24.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
244 kg
215 kg
Length
2207 mm
2100 mm
Width
953 mm
865 mm
Height
1412 mm
1150 mm
Wheelbase
1507 mm
1470 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
130 mm
Seat Height
850 mm
835 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Trellis, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
ø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 120 Mm
Rear Suspension
Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Horizontal Back-link, Gas-charged Shock With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability /140 Mm

Braking

Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Dual Semi-floating Discs
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
19 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R19
120/70ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
170/60 R17
180/55ZR17 M/C (73W)

Electricals

Battery
12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
H7 / LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
tick
tick
Pillion Grabrail
tick
cross
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
ABS and Traction Control
-
tick
Dual-Dial Instrumentation with Multi-Function LCD
-
tick
Kawasaki’s First Tuned Exhaust Note
-
tick
LED Headlamp
-
tick

Additonal Features

Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
-
tick

Key Features

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