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Kawasaki KLX 450R Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 8.49 Lakh
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₹ 15.85 Lakh
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Kawasaki KLX 450R Vs BMW R 1200 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the KLX 450R Vs R 1200 GS 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.

KLX 450R Vs R 1200 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1200 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 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.

SummaryKawasaki KLX 450RBMW R 1200 GS
Price₹ 8.49 Lakh₹ 15.85 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMW
Body TypeOff RoadOff Road
Mileage23.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
PowerN/A125.00 bhp
Engine449.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

KLX 450R Vs R 1200 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Kawasaki KLX 450R base returns 23 Km/l.

KLX 450R Vs R 1200 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki KLX 450R comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 449.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 12
Max Power N/A125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque N/A125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Carburettor: Keihin FCR-MX40Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid-cooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric & KickSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 8.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 23.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 126 kg244 kg
Length 2175 mm2207 mm
Width 820 mm953 mm
Height 1250 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1480 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 315 mm185 mm
Seat Height 935 mm850 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension 48 Mm Inverted AOS Type Telescopic Fork With 22-way Compression And 18-way Rebound DampingBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Uni-Trak With 22-way Low-speed, 2 Turns Or More High Speed Compression Damping, 22 Way Rebound Damping And Adjustable Spring PreloadCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 250 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 80/100-21M/C 51P120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 120/90-18M/C 65P170/60 R17

Electricals

Battery N/A12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight HalogenH7 / LED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
Tachometer-Analogue
Gear Indicatorcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrosstick
Fuel Gaugecrosstick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstick
Pillion Seatcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchcrosstick
Clockcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosstick
Pass Lightticktick

Additonal Features

Electric startertick-

Key Features

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