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BMW S 1000 XR Vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 comparison


BMW S 1000 XR Vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the S 1000 XR Vs Ninja 1000 Vs Versys 1000 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.

S 1000 XR Vs Ninja 1000 Vs Versys 1000 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.79 Lakh. On the other hand, Kawasaki Versys 1000 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 11.19 Lakh Lastly, the BMW S 1000 XR starts at ₹ 20.9 Lakh.

SummaryBMW S 1000 XRKawasaki Ninja 1000Kawasaki Versys 1000
Price₹ 20.9 Lakh₹ 10.79 Lakh₹ 11.19 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsCruiser
Mileage20.00 Kmpl17.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl
Power163.00 bhp140.00 bhp118.00 bhp
Engine999.0 CC1043.0 CC1043.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

S 1000 XR Vs Ninja 1000 Vs Versys 1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 base engine returns 17 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Versys 1000 base returns 14 Kmpl. The BMW S 1000 XR basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Kmpl.

S 1000 XR Vs Ninja 1000 Vs Versys 1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Versys 1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW S 1000 XR is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 999.0 cc1043.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 444
Max Power 163 bhp @ 11000 rpm140 bhp @ 10000 rpm118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 114 Nm @ 9250 rpm111 Nm @ 8000 rpm102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Water/oil-cooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L19.0 L21.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/AN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl17.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg238 kg255 kg
Length 2183 mm2100 mm2240 mm
Width 940 mm825 mm895 mm
Height 1408 mm1190 mm1400 mm
Wheelbase 1548 mm1440 mm1520 mm
Ground Clearance N/A130 mm150 mm
Seat Height 840 mm815 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Clutch In Oil BathWet, MultiplateWet Multi-Disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting EngineAluminium Twin-TubeTwin-Tube, Aluminium
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability.43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload Adjustability
Rear Suspension Aluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping AdjustableHorizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Remote Spring Preload Adjustability.Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDual DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm250 mm250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR 17190/50 ZR17M/C (73W)180/55ZR17M/C (73W)


Battery 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenLEDBulb And Multi-Reflector Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
5 Spoke Alloy Wheels-cross-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-tick-
Assist And Slipper Clutch-tick-
Projector Headlamp That Provides A Wider Beam For Better Low Light Visibility-cross-
Self-Cancelling Indicators-cross-
Adjustable Windscreen--tick

Additonal Features

Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handling-tick-
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Position-tick-
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Mode-tick-
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditions-tick-
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layout-tick-
Electronic Throttle Valves--tick
Handy power source--tick
Assist & Slipper Clutch--tick
Electronic Cruise Control--tick
High-Class Instrumentation--tick
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension--tick
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)--tick
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)--tick
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)--tick
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers--tick
Sharp, Sporty Styling--tick
Twin LED Headlamps--tick

Key Features

Competitor of BMW S 1000 XR

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Competitor of Kawasaki Versys 1000

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