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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Vs BMW R 18 comparison

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BMW R 18 Price
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Overview

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Vs BMW R 18 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja ZX-14R Vs R 18 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 ZX-14R Vs R 18 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 19.7 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 18 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 19.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 24 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja ZX-14RBMW R 18
Price₹ 19.7 Lakh₹ 19.9 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMW
Body TypeSportsCruiser
Mileage18.00 Km/l17.80 Km/l
Power197.00 bhp90.00 bhp
Engine1441.0 CC1802.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Ninja ZX-14R Vs R 18 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R base engine returns 18 Km/l. The BMW R 18 base returns 18 Km/l.

Ninja ZX-14R Vs R 18 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 18 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1441.0 cc1802.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 197 bhp @ 10000 rpm90 bhp @ 4750 rpm
Max Torque 158.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm158 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/Oil Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Bore N/A107.1 mm
Emission control N/ARegulated three-way catalytic converter
Max Speed N/A180 km/h

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 22.0 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 18.00 Km/l17.80 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 269 kg345 kg
Length 2170 mm2440 mm
Width 770 mm964 mm
Height 1170 mm1232 mm
Wheelbase 1480 mm1731 mm
Ground Clearance 125 mmN/A
Seat Height 800 mm690 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscSingle-disk Dry Clutch
Compression Ratio N/A9.6 :1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Monocoque, AluminiumDouble-cradle Steel Frame With Screwed-on Underbeams
Front Suspension ø43 Mm Inverted Fork With Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Springs / 117 MmTelescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, Öhlins TTX39 Rear Shock With Piggyback Reservoir And Remote Preload Adjuster, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 124 MmSteel Swinging Fork With Central Shock Strut

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscsTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm300 mm
Stroke N/A100 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheel
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 190/50ZR17M/C (73W)180/65 B16

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeLED
Tail Light LED LED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueDigital
TachometerAnalogue-
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seattickcross
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Advanced Electronic Riding Aidstick-
"Diamond" Tank-cross
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order-cross
Auto Tyre Calibration-cross
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering-cross
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)-cross
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)-cross
Innovative "Front Frame"-cross
Sleek Tail Guard-cross
TFT Colour Instrument Console-cross

Additonal Features

Dual ABScross-
Increased Brake Force. Increased Controllability. Improved Touchtick-
Massive Acceleration. Civilised Charactertick-
Sporty Handling. Superb High-Speed Stabilitytick-

Key Features

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