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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs BMW F 850 GS comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 10.99 Lakh
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₹ 7.46 Lakh
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₹ 12.95 Lakh
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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs BMW F 850 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Versys 1000 Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS 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.

Versys 1000 Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

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 BMW F 850 GS starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 15.4 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT starts at ₹ 7.46 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKawasaki Versys 1000Suzuki V-Strom 650XTBMW F 850 GS
Price₹ 10.99 Lakh₹ 7.46 Lakh₹ 12.95 Lakh
Mileage14.00 Kmpl26.00 Kmpl22.00 Kmpl
Power118.00 bhpN/A94.00 bhp
Engine1043.0 CC645.0 CC853.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Kmpl. The BMW F 850 GS base returns 22 Kmpl. The Suzuki V-Strom 650XT basic model, on the other hand, gives 26 Kmpl.

Versys 1000 Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW F 850 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1043.0 cc645.0 cc853.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 422
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpmN/A94 bhp @ 8250 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpmN/A92 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid-cooledWater Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartN/ASelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L20.0 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A3.5 L
Mileage 14.00 Kmpl26.00 Kmpl22.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 250 kg216 kg229 kg
Length 2240 mm2275 mm2305 mm
Width 895 mm910 mm922 mm
Height 1400 mm1405 mm1356 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1560 mm1593 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm170 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm835 mm860 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscN/AWet Multiple-disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumN/ABridge-type Frame, Steel Shell Construction
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload AadjustabilityTelescopic, Coil Spring, Oil DampedUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDisc, TwinDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm260 mm265 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpokeCross Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)110/80R1990/90 - 21
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)150/70R17150/70 R17


Battery Maintenance FreeN/A12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeHalogenLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-Digital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Adjustable Windscreentick--
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-tick-
Heat Management Technology-cross-
Large-Volume Bodywork & Adventure-Style Design-cross-
Long-Travel Suspension-cross-
Modes: Tour, Urban, Gravel, Off-Road, User 1 And User 2-cross-
Powerful Parallel Twin Engine-cross-

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valvestick--
Handy power sourcetick--
Assist & Slipper Clutchtickcross-
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--
6.5-inch TFT Touchscreen -cross-
Bluetooth Smartphone/Audio Connectivity-cross-
Easy Control Of Navigation-cross-

Key Features

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