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Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs Kawasaki KLX 450R Vs BMW S 1000 RR comparison


Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs Kawasaki KLX 450R Vs BMW S 1000 RR Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Diavel 1260 Vs KLX 450R Vs S 1000 RR 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.

Diavel 1260 Vs KLX 450R Vs S 1000 RR – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW S 1000 RR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 19.5 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 23.75 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Kawasaki KLX 450R price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 8.49 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 starts at ₹ 17.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.25 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryDucati Diavel 1260Kawasaki KLX 450RBMW S 1000 RR
Price₹ 17.7 Lakh₹ 8.49 Lakh₹ 19.5 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadSports
Mileage18.50 Km/l23.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l
Power159.00 bhpN/A204.00 bhp
Engine1262.0 CC449.0 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Diavel 1260 Vs KLX 450R Vs S 1000 RR – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 RR base engine returns 17 Km/l. The Kawasaki KLX 450R base returns 23 Km/l. The Ducati Diavel 1260 basic model, on the other hand, gives 19 Km/l.

Diavel 1260 Vs KLX 450R Vs S 1000 RR – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 RR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki KLX 450R comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1262.0 cc449.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 214
Max Power 159 bhp @ 9500 rpmN/A204 bhp @ 13500 rpm
Max Torque 129 Nm @ 7500 rpmN/A113 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionCarburettor: Keihin FCR-MX40Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid-cooledWater/Oil-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric & KickSelf Start
Bore x stroke 106 X 71.5 mmN/AN/A
Compression 13:0:1N/AN/A
Primary Drive Straight Cut Gears, Ratio 1.84:1N/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L8.0 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 18.50 Km/l23.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 244 kg126 kg197 kg
Length 2310 mm2175 mm2050 mm
Width 1010 mm820 mm826 mm
Height 1133 mm1250 mm1140 mm
Wheelbase 1600 mm1480 mm1423 mm
Ground Clearance N/A315 mm120 mm
Seat Height 780 mm935 mm815 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlN/AMultiplate Clutch In Oil Bath, Anti-hopping Clutch, Mechanically Controlled

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Trellis FrameN/AAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension Ø 50 Mm Adjustable Usd Fork48 Mm Inverted AOS Type Telescopic Fork With 22-way Compression And 18-way Rebound DampingUpside-down Telescopic Fork 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension Monoshock Preload And Rebound Adjustable, Aluminium Cast Single - Sided SwingarmUni-Trak With 22-way Low-speed, 2 Turns Or More High Speed Compression Damping, 22 Way Rebound Damping And Adjustable Spring PreloadAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustable
Final Drive Chain, Front Sprocket Z15, Rear Sprocket Z43N/AN/A


Front Brake Type Semi - Floating DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm250 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm240 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inchesN/A17 inches
Wheel Type Light AlloySpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II80/100-21M/C 51P120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II120/90-18M/C 65P190/55 ZR 17


Battery N/AN/A12 V / 7 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight LEDHalogenProjector Head Lamp

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickcrosstick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
3 Riding Modescross--
Bosch Cornering ABS Evotick--
LED Headlightcross--
Testatretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing)cross--
Traction Control & EBDcross--
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-cross-
All-New Bodywork-cross-
All-new Ggullwing Swingarm-cross-
LED Position Light Bulb Headlights-cross-
New 765cc Engine-cross-
Road and Rain Riding Modes-cross-
Sporty Twin-Seat Design-cross-
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console--tick
Bluetooth Connectivity--tick
Dynamic Traction Control--tick
Engine Braking Control--tick
wheelie control--tick

Additonal Features

Electric starter-tick-

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Cluster--tick

Competitor of Ducati Diavel 1260

Competitor of Kawasaki KLX 450R

Competitor of BMW S 1000 RR

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