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Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Vs Ducati SuperSport comparison


Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Vs Ducati SuperSport Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja 1000 Vs Softail Low Rider Vs SuperSport 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.

Ninja 1000 Vs Softail Low Rider Vs SuperSport – 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, Ducati SuperSport price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.04 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 13.55 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider starts at ₹ 13.75 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 14.69 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja 1000Harley-Davidson Softail Low RiderDucati SuperSport
Price₹ 10.79 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh₹ 12.04 Lakh
Body TypeSportsCruiserSports
Mileage17.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power140.00 bhp0.00 bhp109.00 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC1745.0 CC937.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja 1000 Vs Softail Low Rider Vs SuperSport – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 base engine returns 17 Km/l. The Ducati SuperSport base returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Ninja 1000 Vs Softail Low Rider Vs SuperSport – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati SuperSport comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1043.0 cc1745.0 cc937.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 422
Max Power 140 bhp @ 10000 rpmN/A109 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 111 Nm @ 8000 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm93 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Continental Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A100 mmN/A
Exhaust N/A2-into-2 shotgun; catalyst in mufflerN/A
Stroke N/A111.1 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 19.0 L19.1 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 17.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 238 kg300 kg210 kg
Length 2100 mm2360 mm2070 mm
Width 825 mm965 mm750 mm
Height 1190 mm1155 mm1150 mm
Wheelbase 1440 mm1630 mm1478 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm130 mmN/A
Seat Height 815 mm680 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, MultiplateWet MultiplateWet Multiplate
Compression Ratio N/A10.0:1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminium Twin-TubeRetains The Classic Softail LinesTubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension 41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability.N/AFully Adjustable 43mm (1.7 In) Usd Marzocchi Forks
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Remote Spring Preload Adjustability.N/AProgressive Linkage With Fully Adjustable Ohlins Monoshock. Aluminium Single-sided Swingarm


Front Brake Type Dual DiscDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mmN/A320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mmN/A245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)110/90B19,62H,BWPirelli Diablo Rosso II 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 190/50 ZR17M/C (73W)180/70B16,77H,BWPirelli Diablo Rosso II 180/55 ZR17


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDLEDBulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS and Switchable Traction Controltick-cross
Assist And Slipper Clutchtick-cross
High-performance Brembo Brake Systemcross--
Power Modescross--
Öhlins electronic steering dampercross--
Ride By Wire-crosstick
Switchable Traction Control-cross-
3-level Bosch ABS--tick
8-level Ducati Traction Control--tick
Adjustable Windshield--tick
Ducati Multimedia System--tick
Ducati Safety Pack--tick
Ducati Traction Control--tick
Full-LCD Instrument Panel--tick
Headlight with DRL Function--tick

Additonal Features

Aluminium twin-spar framecross--
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handlingtick-cross
BFRC litecross--
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Positiontick-cross
Kawasaki Engine Brake Controlcross--
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)cross--
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)cross--
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Modetick-cross
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)cross--
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditionstick-cross
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layouttick-cross
Riding Modes: Sport ,Road & Rain-cross-

Key Features

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider

Competitor of Ducati SuperSport

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