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Kawasaki Ninja 650 Vs Aprilia SR 160 Vs Honda CBR650R comparison


Kawasaki Ninja 650 Vs Aprilia SR 160 Vs Honda CBR650R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja 650 Vs SR 160 Vs CBR650R 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 650 Vs SR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja 650 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 6.24 Lakh. On the other hand, Honda CBR650R price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 8.88 Lakh Lastly, the Aprilia SR 160 starts at ₹ 1.04 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.14 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja 650Aprilia SR 160Honda CBR650R
Price₹ 6.24 Lakh₹ 1.04 Lakh₹ 8.88 Lakh
Body TypeSportsScooterSports
Mileage21.00 Km/l40.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power67.30 bhp10.80 bhp86.00 bhp
Engine649.0 CC160.0 CC649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja 650 Vs SR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 base engine returns 21 Km/l. The Honda CBR650R base returns 25 Km/l. The Aprilia SR 160 basic model, on the other hand, gives 40 Km/l.

Ninja 650 Vs SR 160 Vs CBR650R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda CBR650R comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Aprilia SR 160 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc160.0 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 214
Max Power 67.3 bhp @ 8000 rpm10.8 bhp @ rpm86 bhp @ 12000 rpm
Max Torque 64 Nm @ 6700 rpmN/A57 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4316
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionPGM-FI
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L6.5 L15.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l40.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 196 kg122 kg211 kg
Length 2115 mm1985 mm2128 mm
Width 740 mm703 mm749 mm
Height 1145 mm1166 mm1149 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mmN/A1449 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mmN/A132 mm
Seat Height 790 mm775 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 GearsN/A6 Gears
Clutch Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate ClutchCVTMultiplate Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelRigid Steel FrameN/A
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork / 125 MmHydraulic Double-telescopic ForkTelescopic Suspension
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link With Adjustable Preload / 130 MmHydraulic Shock AbsorberMonoshock


Front Brake Type Dual Semi-floating Petal DiscsDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm220 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm140 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches14 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70-17 ZRI7M/C (58W)120/70 - 14 Tubeless120/70-17 M/C 58W
Rear Tyre 160/60-17 ZRI7M/C (69W)120/70 - 14 Tubeless180/55-17 M/C 73W


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free12V/8.6Ah
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeHalogenLED
Tail Light LEDBulbLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcrossDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Improved Windshieldtick--
Smartphone Connectivitytick--
TFT Colour Instrumentationtick--
eSP Technology-cross-
Silent Start with ACG-cross-
Single Channel ABS-tick-
Aggressive Headlight Design--cross
Dual-Channel ABS--tick
Easy Start System--cross
Effortless Assist/Slipper Clutch--tick
Embellished With Full LED Lighting--tick
Full LCD Instrumentation--cross
LCD Display--tick
Low RPM Assist--cross
Nissan Anitlock Brake System--cross
Redesigned Exhaust & Muffler--tick
Roading Four-Cylinder Engine--tick
Tapered Handlebars--cross
Three-Mode Traction Control System--cross

Additonal Features

Signature "C"-cross-
Enhanced Smart Tumble TechnologyTM-cross-
Glove Box-cross-
Retractable Luggage Hook-cross-

Key Features

Double Lid External Fuel Fill-cross-
Electronic Switches-cross-
Engine Start/Stop Switch-cross-
Reverse Gear-cross-

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 650

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Competitor of Honda CBR650R

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