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BMW R nine T Vs Kawasaki Z900RS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Bob comparison


BMW R nine T Vs Kawasaki Z900RS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Bob Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nine T Vs Z900RS Vs Street Bob 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 Z900RS Vs Street Bob – 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, Harley-Davidson Street Bob price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.59 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Z900RS starts at ₹ 15.7 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R nine TKawasaki Z900RSHarley-Davidson Street Bob
Price₹ 18.5 Lakh₹ 15.7 Lakh₹ 12.59 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsCruiser
Mileage22.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power110.00 bhp109.00 bhp65.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC948.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nine T Vs Z900RS Vs Street Bob – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nine T base engine returns 22 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Street Bob base returns 15 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z900RS basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

R nine T Vs Z900RS Vs Street Bob – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nine T gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Street Bob comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Z900RS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1170.0 cc948.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 242
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7250 rpm109 bhp @ 8500 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm98.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 442
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air/oil-CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L17.0 L14.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 LN/A2.8 L
Mileage 22.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg215 kg286 kg
Length 2110 mm2100 mm2320 mm
Width 900 mm865 mm940 mm
Height 1240 mm1150 mm1285 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1470 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance N/A130 mm125 mm
Seat Height 805 mm835 mm675 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet MultiplateWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Four-part Frame Concept With Front Frame And Three-part Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine- Gearbox UnitTrellis, High-tensile SteelMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section Bac
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Forks, 46 Mm Fixed-fork-tube Diameterø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 120 MmN/A
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Fully Adjustable By Handwheel, Adjustable Rebound-stage DampingHorizontal Back-link, Gas-charged Shock With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability /140 MmN/A


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual Semi-floating DiscsDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm250 mm292 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70ZR17 M/C (58W)100/90B19,57H,BW
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17180/55ZR17 M/C (73W)150/80B16,77H,BW


Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
240 mm Rear Tyrecross--
Dual Channel ABScross--
Ducati Safety Packcross--
Full Led Headlampcross--
Riding Modecross--
ABS and Traction Control-tick-
Aggressive Headlight Design-cross-
Dual-Dial Instrumentation with Multi-Function LCD-tick-
Easily-Legible Crimson-Lit Instrument Cluster-cross-
Easy Start System-cross-
Efficient Disc Brake For Split Second Braking-cross-
Full LCD Instrumentation-cross-
Kawasaki’s First Tuned Exhaust Note-tick-
LED Headlamp-tick-
Low RPM Assist-cross-
Nissan Anitlock Brake System-cross-
Premium Quality Comfortable Split Seat-cross-
Tapered Handlebars-cross-
Three-Mode Traction Control System-cross-

Additonal Features

Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-tick-

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R nine T

Competitor of Kawasaki Z900RS

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Street Bob

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