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Kawasaki Z900 Vs Indian FTR 1200 Vs Indian Scout comparison


Kawasaki Z900 Vs Indian FTR 1200 Vs Indian Scout Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Z900 Vs FTR 1200 Vs Scout 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.

Z900 Vs FTR 1200 Vs Scout – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Indian Scout in New Delhi starts at ₹ 12.7 Lakh. On the other hand, Kawasaki Z900 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 7.99 Lakh Lastly, the Indian FTR 1200 starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.99 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKawasaki Z900Indian FTR 1200Indian Scout
Price₹ 7.99 Lakh₹ 15.99 Lakh₹ 12.7 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsCruiser
Mileage15.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power123.00 bhpN/A100.00 bhp
Engine948.0 CC1203.0 CC1131.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Z900 Vs FTR 1200 Vs Scout – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Indian Scout base engine returns 25 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z900 base returns 15 Km/l. The Indian FTR 1200 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

Z900 Vs FTR 1200 Vs Scout – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Indian Scout gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z900 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Indian FTR 1200 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 948.0 cc1203.0 cc1131.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 4N/A2
Max Power 123 bhp @ 9500 rpmN/A100 bhp @ 8100 rpm
Max Torque 98.6 Nm @ 7700 rpm120 Nm @ 6000 rpm97.7 Nm @ 5900 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A4
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionClosed Loop Fuel InjectionClosed Loop Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 73.4 x 56.0 mmN/AN/A
Compression 11.8:1N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L13.0 L12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A3.0 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg218 kg244 kg
Length 2070 mm2223 mm2311 mm
Width 825 mm830 mm880 mm
Height 1080 mm1295 mm1207 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mm1525 mm1562 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm165 mm135 mm
Seat Height 820 mm780 mm635 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-DiscGear Drive Wet ClutchGear Drive Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelN/ASplit Dual Exhaust With Crossover
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/120 MmZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Inverted Telescopic Cartidge Fork / 120mmTelescopic Fork/4.7" (120 Mm)
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/140 MmZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Piggyback IFP / 120mmDual Shocks/3.0" (76 Mm)


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm298 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm265 mm298 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70ZR17 58W,Metzeler Sportec130/90-16 72H
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)180/55ZR17 73W,Metzeler Sportec150/80-16 71H


Battery Maintenance FreeN/AMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLEDHalogen Bulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seatticktickcross
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
A Leaping Stancecross--
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearancecross--
Compact And light Weight Enginecross--
Integrated Riding Modestick--
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agilitycross--
Power Mode Selectiontick--
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profilecross--
Smartphone Connectivitytick--
Swingarm Mounted Rear Fendercross--
Traction Control Systemcross--
Cornering ABS-cross-
Low Center Of Gravity-tick-
Traction Control-crosscross
Cruise Control--cross
Service Due Indicator --cross

Additonal Features

Key Features


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