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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1250 GS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.19 Lakh
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₹ 20.45 Lakh
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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1250 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Versys 1000 Vs R 1250 GS 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 1250 GS – 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 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Versys 1000BMW R 1250 GS
Price₹ 11.19 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMW
Body TypeCruiserOff Road
Mileage14.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power118.00 bhp134.00 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC1254.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs R 1250 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l.

Versys 1000 Vs R 1250 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1043.0 cc1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 14.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 255 kg249 kg
Length 2240 mm2207 mm
Width 895 mm953 mm
Height 1400 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1525 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm185 mm
Seat Height 840 mm870 mm

Transmission

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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload AdjustabilityBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityCast Aluminum Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) Via Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable Via Handwheel

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc Brake
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)170/60 R 17

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigital
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
ABScross-
ABS and Traction Controlcross-
Adjustable Windscreentick-
Dual-Dial Instrumentation with Multi-Function LCDcross-
Kawasaki’s First Tuned Exhaust Notecross-
LED Headlampcross-
Low Center Of Gravitycross-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-cross
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready-cross
Ducati Safety Pack-cross
Full Led Headlamp-cross
Riding Modes-cross
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)-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-

Key Features

FULLY ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSIONcross-
POWERFUL V-TWINcross-
PRECISE,AGILE HANDLINGcross-
RACE-INSPIRED DESIGNcross-

Competitor of Kawasaki Versys 1000

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