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Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 800 comparison


Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 800 Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Versys 1000 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 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 Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – 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 Triumph Tiger 800 starts at ₹ 12 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 15.17 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 1200 starts at ₹ 17 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKawasaki Versys 1000Triumph Tiger 1200Triumph Tiger 800
Price₹ 10.99 Lakh₹ 17 Lakh₹ 12 Lakh
Mileage14.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl27.40 Kmpl
Engine1043.0 CC1215.0 CC800.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Versys 1000 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Kmpl. The Triumph Tiger 800 base returns 27 Kmpl. The Triumph Tiger 1200 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Kmpl.

Versys 1000 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Tiger 800 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 1200 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1043.0 cc1215.0 cc800.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 433
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm139 bhp @ 9350 rpm94 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm122 Nm @ 7600 rpm78.8 Nm @ 8050 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid-CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/AN/A74mm
Stroke N/AN/A61mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L20.0 L19.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A3.0 L
Mileage 14.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl27.40 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 250 kg248 kg199 kg
Length 2240 mmN/A2215 mm
Width 895 mm830 mm795 mm
Height 1400 mm1470 mm1350 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1520 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mmN/A203 mm
Seat Height 840 mm835 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistWet, Multi-plate
Compression Ratio N/AN/A11.3:1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumTubular Steel Trellis FrameTubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload AadjustabilityWP 48 Mm Upside Down Forks, Electronically Adjustable Damping, 190 Mm TravelShowa 43 Mm Upside Down Forks, 180 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityWP Monoshock, Electronically Adjustable Semi Active Damping With Automatic Preload Adjustment, 193 Mm Wheel TravelShowa Monoshock With Hydraulically Adjustable Preload, 170 Mm Rear Wheel Travel


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm282 mm255 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 R19 - Tubeless100/90-19
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)170/60 R17 - Tubeless150/70 R17


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLED55/60 W (Multi-Reflector Type)

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Adjustable Windscreentick-cross
2 position Adjustable seat height-tick-
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension-tick-
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)-tick-
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers-tick-
Engine Protection Bars-tick-
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments-tick-
On Board Computer-ticktick
Rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Off-­road/Rider-Customisable)-cross-
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch-tick-
Updated Cruise Control-tick-
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfort--cross
Inverted Front Fork--cross
Switchable Traction Control & ABS--tick

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--
Compact, Quick-Revving Engine With Stronger Low-Mid Range--cross
Slimmer Lighter-Handling Chassis--cross

Key Features

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