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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.19 Lakh
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₹ 13.5 Lakh
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Overview

Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Versys 1000 Vs Africa Twin 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 Africa Twin – 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, Honda Africa Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Versys 1000Honda Africa Twin
Price₹ 11.19 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiHonda
Body TypeCruiserOff Road
Mileage14.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power118.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 Km/l.

Versys 1000 Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1043.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf/Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 14.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 255 kg243 kg
Length 2240 mm2334 mm
Width 895 mm932 mm
Height 1400 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm251 mm
Seat Height 840 mm840 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload AdjustabilityInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityPro-Link

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscsHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)150/70R18M/C 70H

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12V 6A-h
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
ABS and Switchable Traction Controlcross-
Adjustable Windscreentick-
Assist And Slipper Clutchcross-
Intoxicating Intake Howlcross-
Dual Clutch Transmission-tick
Dual LED Headlamps-tick
LED Winkers and Taillights-tick
Manual Shift Selector-tick
More than the Need for Speed-cross
Rally Style Rider Console-tick
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter-cross
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-tick
The DCT Engine-tick
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight-cross
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound-cross
Tuned for Hard-core Riders-cross
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning-cross

Additonal Features

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

Key Features

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