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BMW R nine T Vs Kawasaki Versys 650 Vs Triumph Bonneville T100 comparison


BMW R nine T Vs Kawasaki Versys 650 Vs Triumph Bonneville T100 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nine T Vs Versys 650 Vs Bonneville T100 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 nine T Vs Versys 650 Vs Bonneville T100 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R nine T in New Delhi starts at ₹ 18.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Triumph Bonneville T100 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.59 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Versys 650 starts at ₹ 6.79 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R nine TKawasaki Versys 650Triumph Bonneville T100
Price₹ 18.5 Lakh₹ 6.79 Lakh₹ 9.59 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsCruiser
Mileage22.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l26.30 Km/l
Power110.00 bhp65.00 bhp64.10 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC649.0 CC900.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nine T Vs Versys 650 Vs Bonneville T100 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nine T base engine returns 22 Km/l. The Triumph Bonneville T100 base returns 26 Km/l. The Kawasaki Versys 650 basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

R nine T Vs Versys 650 Vs Bonneville T100 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nine T gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Bonneville T100 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Versys 650 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1170.0 cc649.0 cc900.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7250 rpm65 bhp @ 8500 rpm64.1 bhp @ 7400 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm61 Nm @ 7000 rpm80 Nm @ 3750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 448
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/oil-CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore N/AN/A84.6 mm
Compression N/AN/A11.0:1
Emission Standard N/AN/ABS VI
Exhaust N/AN/ABlack 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin silencers
Final Drive N/AN/AChain
Stroke N/AN/A80 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L21.0 L14.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 LN/A2.0 L
Mileage 22.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l26.30 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg216 kg228 kg
Length 2110 mm2165 mm2230 mm
Width 900 mm840 mm715 mm
Height 1240 mm1400 mm1100 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1415 mm1450 mm
Ground Clearance N/A170 mm140 mm
Seat Height 805 mm840 mm790 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet MultiplateWet, Multi-plate Assist Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Four-part Frame Concept With Front Frame And Three-part Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine- Gearbox UnitDiamond, High-Tensile SteelTubular Steel, Twin Cradle Frame
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Forks, 46 Mm Fixed-fork-tube Diameterø41 Mm Inverted Telescopic Fork With Adjustable Rebound Damping (right-side) And Adjustable Preload (left-side)/ 150 MmØ41mm Cartridge Forks
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Fully Adjustable By Handwheel, Adjustable Rebound-stage DampingOffset Laydown Single-shock With Remote Spring Preload Adjustability/145 MmTwin RSU’s, With Pre-load Adjustment
Swingarm N/AN/ATwin sided fabrication


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual DiscsDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm250 mm255 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches18 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70ZR17M/C (58W)100/90-18
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17160/60ZR17M/C (69W)150/70 R17


Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBulb And Multi-Reflector TypeBulb Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Adjustable Windscreen-tick-
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfort-tick-
Inverted Front Fork-tick-
Always Headlamp On (AHO)--cross
BS-IV Compliant--cross
Cruise Control--tick
Digital Analog Combo Meter Console--cross
External Fuel Filling--cross
Integrated Braking System--cross
Metal Body--cross
Mobile Charging Port & Boot Light--cross
Service Due Indicator --tick
Service Reminder--cross
Telescopic Front Suspension--cross
Traction Control--tick
Tubeless Tyres--cross

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valves-cross-
Handy power source-cross-
Assist & Slipper Clutch-cross-
Compact, Quick-Revving Engine With Stronger Low-Mid Range-tick-
Electronic Cruise Control-cross-
High-Class Instrumentation-cross-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-cross-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-cross-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)-cross-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)-cross-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers-cross-
Sharp, Sporty Styling-cross-
Slimmer Lighter-Handling Chassis-tick-
Twin LED Headlamps-cross-

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R nine T

Competitor of Kawasaki Versys 650

Competitor of Triumph Bonneville T100

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