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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 RT comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.19 Lakh
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₹ 18.35 Lakh
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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 RT Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT 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.

Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 11.19 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 RT price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.55 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryKawasaki Versys 1000BMW R 1200 RT
Price₹ 11.19 Lakh₹ 18.35 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMW
Body TypeCruiserSports
Mileage14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power118.00 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RT base returns 20 Km/l.

Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RT comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1043.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L25.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 255 kg276 kg
Length 2240 mm2222 mm
Width 895 mm983 mm
Height 1400 mm1416 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1485 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm805 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumTwo-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox Unit
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload AdjustabilityBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR 17

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeHalogen
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatorcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Adjustable Windscreentick-
7-Speed Automatic DCT-cross
ABS-cross
Apple Carplay Integration-cross
Audio-cross
Cockpit Meters-cross
Double-Wishbone Front Suspension-cross
Engineering-cross

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valvestick-
Handy power sourcetick-
Assist & Slipper Clutchtick-
Electronic Cruise Controltick-
High-Class Instrumentationtick-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspensiontick-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)tick-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)tick-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)tick-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Caliperstick-
Sharp, Sporty Stylingtick-
Twin LED Headlampstick-
Hill Start Assist -cross
Idling Stop System-cross

Key Features

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