Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW S 1000 XR comparison

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Kawasaki Vulcan S
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 6.23 Lakh
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₹ 19.98 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Vulcan S and BMW S 1000 XR

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW S 1000 XR 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 BMW S 1000 XR starts at ₹ 17.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.5 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 5.6 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 XR base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 XR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Vulcan S comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
649.0 cc
999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
4
Max Power
60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque
63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Electronic Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Water/oil-cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.0 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
4.0 L
Mileage
23.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
235 kg
216 kg
Length
2310 mm
2183 mm
Width
855 mm
940 mm
Height
1090 mm
1408 mm
Wheelbase
1575 mm
1548 mm
Ground Clearance
130 mm
N/A
Seat Height
705 mm
840 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet, Multi-disc
Multiplate Clutch In Oil Bath
Chassis Type
Perimeter, High-tensile Steel
Aluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension
ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
Upside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension
Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm
Aluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable
Front Brake Type
Brembo Disc
Twin Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
300 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
250 mm
265 mm
Wheel Size
18 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R18 M/C 59H
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
160/60 R17 M/C 69H
190/55 ZR 17
Battery
Maintenance Free
12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free
Headlight
Bulb And Reflector Type
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Dual Channel ABS
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