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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 RT Vs Kawasaki Z1000 comparison

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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 RT Vs Kawasaki Z1000 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 Vs Z1000 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 Vs Z1000 – 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, Kawasaki Z1000 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.1 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Versys 1000BMW R 1200 RTKawasaki Z1000
Price₹ 11.19 Lakh₹ 18.35 Lakh₹ 15.1 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMWKawasaki
Body TypeCruiserSportsSports
Mileage14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power118.00 bhp123.00 bhp140.00 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC1170.0 CC1043.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT Vs Z1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z1000 base returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RT basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 RT Vs Z1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1200 RT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1043.0 cc1170.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 424
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm140 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L25.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 LN/A
Mileage 14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 255 kg276 kg221 kg
Length 2240 mm2222 mm2045 mm
Width 895 mm983 mm790 mm
Height 1400 mm1416 mm1055 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1485 mm1435 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mmN/A125 mm
Seat Height 840 mm805 mm815 mm

Transmission

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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumTwo-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox UnitAluminium Twin-Tube
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload AdjustabilityBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression & Rebound Damping & Spring Preload Adjustability
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 AdjustableHorizontal Back-link, Gas-charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Preload Adjustability

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR 17190/50ZR17M/C (73W)

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeHalogenBi-xenon Projector
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogueDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorcrosstickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS and Switchable Traction Controlcross-cross
Adjustable Windscreentick--
Assist And Slipper Clutchcross-cross
Intoxicating Intake Howl--tick

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valvestick--
Handy power sourcetick--
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handlingcross-cross
Assist & Slipper Clutchtick--
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Positioncross-cross
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--
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Modecross-cross
Radial-Mount Front Brake Caliperstick--
Sharp, Sporty Stylingtick--
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditionscross-cross
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layoutcross-cross
Twin LED Headlampstick--
1,043 Cm3 Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four--tick
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame--tick
New For 2016 Is The Addition Of An Assist And Slipper Clutch--tick
SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)--tick

Key Features

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