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BMW R 18 Vs Suzuki Hayabusa Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R comparison


BMW R 18 Vs Suzuki Hayabusa 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 Hayabusa 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 Hayabusa 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, Suzuki Hayabusa price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.75 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 18 starts at ₹ 19.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 24 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBMW R 18Suzuki HayabusaKawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Price₹ 19.9 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh₹ 19.7 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserSportsSports
Mileage17.80 Kmpl11.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl
Power90.00 bhp197.00 bhp197.00 bhp
Engine1802.0 CC1340.0 CC1441.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

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

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R base engine returns 18 Kmpl. The Suzuki Hayabusa base returns 11 Kmpl. The BMW R 18 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Kmpl.

R 18 Vs Hayabusa 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 Suzuki Hayabusa comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 18 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1802.0 cc1340.0 cc1441.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 244
Max Power 90 bhp @ 4750 rpm197 bhp @ 9500 rpm197 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 158 Nm @ 3000 rpm155 Nm @ 7200 rpm158.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/Oil CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 107.1 mmN/AN/A
Emission control Regulated three-way catalytic converterN/AN/A
Max Speed 180 km/hN/AN/A
Bore x stroke N/A81.0mm x 65.0mmN/A
Compression N/A12.5:1N/A
Emission N/ABS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 16.0 L21.0 L22.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A5.5 LN/A
Mileage 17.80 Kmpl11.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 345 kg268 kg269 kg
Length 2440 mm2190 mm2170 mm
Width 964 mm735 mm770 mm
Height 1232 mm1165 mm1170 mm
Wheelbase 1731 mm1480 mm1480 mm
Ground Clearance N/A120 mm125 mm
Seat Height 690 mm805 mm800 mm


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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double-cradle Steel Frame With Screwed-on UnderbeamsTwin-sparMonocoque, Aluminium
Front Suspension Telescopic ForkInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Dampedø43 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 StrutLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedBottom-Link Uni-Trak, Öhlins TTX39 Rear Shock With Piggyback Reservoir And Remote Preload Adjuster, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 124 Mm


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDisc, Twin, ABSDual Discs
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDisc, ABSDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm310 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm260 mm250 mm
Stroke 100 mmN/AN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70ZR17M/C (58W), Tubeless120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/65 B16190/50ZR17M/C (73W), Tubeless190/50ZR17M/C (73W)


Battery 12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDProjectorBulb And Reflector Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter Type-DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Four Riding Modescross--
Hill Hold Controlcross--
17 Inch Orange Wheels-cross-
Brand New Twin Headlight-cross-
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC-cross-
Pillion Ride Seat -cross-
Telescopic Fork-cross-
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look-cross-
Advanced Electronic Riding Aids--tick
Advanced Suspension Technologies--cross
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abs--cross
Complete Instrumentation--cross
Control Is Power--cross
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management--cross
Electronically Controlled Steering Damper--cross
Full Led Headlamp--cross
Three Rider Selectable--cross

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Display-cross-
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity-cross-
Dual ABS-tick-
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position-cross-
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars-cross-
Increased Brake Force. Increased Controllability. Improved Touch--tick
Massive Acceleration. Civilised Character--tick
Sporty Handling. Superb High-Speed Stability--tick

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R 18

Competitor of Suzuki Hayabusa

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R

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