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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comparison

Overview

Compare Kawasaki Versys 1000 and Honda Africa Twin and Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 10.99 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 starts at ₹ 13.45 Lakh Lastly, the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 kmpl. The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 base returns 66 kmpl. The Honda Africa Twin basic model, on the other hand, gives 16 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda Africa Twin is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
1043.0 cc
999.1 cc
1037.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
4
2
2
Max Power
118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
99 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque
102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
103 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Carburetor
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self/Kick Start
Self Start
Emission Standard
BS VI
N/A
N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.0 L
18.8 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
N/A
3.5 L
Mileage
14.00 Kmpl
16.00 Kmpl
66.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
250 kg
243 kg
228 kg
Length
2240 mm
2334 mm
2285 mm
Width
895 mm
932 mm
865 mm
Height
1400 mm
1478 mm
1410 mm
Wheelbase
1520 mm
1571 mm
1555 mm
Ground Clearance
150 mm
251 mm
165 mm
Seat Height
840 mm
840 mm
850 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet Multi-Disc
Wet, Multiplate
Dry

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Twin-Tube, Aluminium
Semi Double Cradle
Double Cradle
Front Suspension
43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Inverted Telescopic Fork
Inverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Pro-Link
Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped

Braking

Front Brake Type
Dual Discs
Hydraulic Double Disc
Disc, Twin
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Hydraulic Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
310 mm
310 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
250 mm
256 mm
295 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
17 inches
21 inches
19 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
90/90-21M/C 54H
110/80R19M/C 59V
Rear Tyre
180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
150/70R18M/C 70H
150/70R17M/C 69V

Electricals

Battery
Maintenance Free
12V 6A-h
Dry
Headlight
Bulb And Multi-Reflector Type
LED
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Analogue
Gear Indicator
cross
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
cross
tick
cross
Pillion Seat
tick
tick
tick
Pillion Grabrail
tick
tick
tick
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
tick
Adjustable Windscreen
tick
-
-
Modes: Tour, Urban, Gravel, Off-Road, User 1 And User 2
cross
-
-
4 riding modes
-
cross
-
7-inch full-colour TFT instruments
-
cross
-
ABS
-
cross
-
Cruise Control
-
cross
-
Dual Clutch Transmission
-
tick
-
Dual LED Headlamps
-
tick
-
Hand Guards
-
cross
-
Heated Grips
-
cross
-
LED DRL and Indicators
-
cross
-
LED Winkers and Taillights
-
tick
-
Manual Shift Selector
-
tick
-
Optimised cornering ABS and traction control
-
cross
-
Rally Style Rider Console
-
tick
-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
-
tick
-
The DCT Engine
-
tick
-
Improved Windshield
-
-
cross
Smartphone Connectivity
-
-
cross
TFT Colour Instrumentation
-
-
cross

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valves
tick
-
-
Handy power source
tick
-
-
6.5-inch TFT Touchscreen
cross
-
-
Assist & Slipper Clutch
tick
-
-
Bluetooth Smartphone/Audio Connectivity
cross
-
-
Easy Control Of Navigation
cross
-
-
Electronic Cruise Control
tick
-
-
High-Class Instrumentation
tick
-
-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
tick
-
-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
tick
-
-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
tick
-
-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)
tick
-
-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
tick
-
-
Sharp, Sporty Styling
tick
-
-
Twin LED Headlamps
tick
-
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Key Features

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