BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 19.26 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS Adventure and Kawasaki Versys 1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 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.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.95 Lakh for range topping model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1170.0 सीसी
1043.0 सीसी
No Of Cylinder
Max Power
123 bhp @ 7750 आरपीएम
118 bhp @ 9000 आरपीएम
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 आरपीएम
102 Nm @ 7500 आरपीएम
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
30.0 L
21.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
20.00 किमी/लीटर
14.00 किमी/लीटर
Overall Riding Range
Kerb Weight
263 किलोग्राम
250 किलोग्राम
2255 मिलीमीटर
2240 मिलीमीटर
980 मिलीमीटर
895 मिलीमीटर
1450 मिलीमीटर
1400 मिलीमीटर
1510 मिलीमीटर
1520 मिलीमीटर
Ground Clearance
150 मिलीमीटर
Seat Height
890 मिलीमीटर
840 मिलीमीटर
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet Multi-Disc
Chassis Type
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Twin-Tube, Aluminium
Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Rear Suspension
Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At Handwheel
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Dual Discs
Rear Brake Type
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 मिलीमीटर
310 मिलीमीटर
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 मिलीमीटर
250 मिलीमीटर
Wheel Size
19 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R 19
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
170/60 R 17
180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free
Maintenance Free
Bulb And Multi-Reflector Type
Tail Light
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
9MB ABS Brakes
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTM
On Board Computer
Switchable Traction Control & ABS
Telescopic Fork Suspension
ABS and Switchable Traction Control
Adjustable Windscreen
Assist And Slipper Clutch
Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movement
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravity
Electronic Throttle Valves
Handy power source
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handling
Assist & Slipper Clutch
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Position
Electronic Cruise Control
High-Class Instrumentation
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Mode
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
Sharp, Sporty Styling
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditions
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layout
Twin LED Headlamps
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