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BMW R 18 Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R comparison

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BMW R 18 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 19.9 Lakh
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₹ 19.7 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 18 Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 18 Vs Ninja ZX-14R on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

R 18 Vs Ninja ZX-14R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 19.7 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 18 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 19.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 24 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryBMW R 18Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Price₹ 19.9 Lakh₹ 19.7 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWKawasaki
Body TypeCruiserSports
Mileage17.80 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power90.00 bhp197.00 bhp
Engine1802.0 CC1441.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 18 Vs Ninja ZX-14R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R base engine returns 18 Km/l. The BMW R 18 base returns 18 Km/l.

R 18 Vs Ninja ZX-14R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 18 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1802.0 cc1441.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 90 bhp @ 4750 rpm197 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 158 Nm @ 3000 rpm158.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A4
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/Oil CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Bore 107.1 mmN/A
Emission control Regulated three-way catalytic converterN/A
Max Speed 180 km/hN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 16.0 L22.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 17.80 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 345 kg269 kg
Length 2440 mm2170 mm
Width 964 mm770 mm
Height 1232 mm1170 mm
Wheelbase 1731 mm1480 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mm
Seat Height 690 mm800 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single-disk Dry ClutchWet Multi-Disc
Compression Ratio 9.6 :1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double-cradle Steel Frame With Screwed-on UnderbeamsMonocoque, Aluminium
Front Suspension Telescopic Forkø43 Mm Inverted Fork With Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Springs / 117 Mm
Rear Suspension Steel Swinging Fork With Central Shock StrutBottom-Link Uni-Trak, Öhlins TTX39 Rear Shock With Piggyback Reservoir And Remote Preload Adjuster, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 124 Mm

Braking

Front Brake Type Twin DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm250 mm
Stroke 100 mmN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/65 B16190/50ZR17M/C (73W)

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
Tachometer-Analogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter Type-Digital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Advanced Suspension Technologiescross-
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abscross-
Complete Instrumentationcross-
Control Is Powercross-
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Managementcross-
Electronically Controlled Steering Dampercross-
Full Led Headlampcross-
Three Rider Selectablecross-
ABS-cross
Advanced Electronic Riding Aids-tick
LCD Instrument Cluster-cross

Additonal Features

Increased Brake Force. Increased Controllability. Improved Touch-tick
Massive Acceleration. Civilised Character-tick
Monocross Suspension-cross
Sporty Handling. Superb High-Speed Stability-tick

Key Features

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