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Kawasaki Z900 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Ducati Hypermotard 950 comparison


Kawasaki Z900 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Ducati Hypermotard 950 Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Z900 Vs 790 Duke Vs Hypermotard 950 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.

Z900 Vs 790 Duke Vs Hypermotard 950 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Z900 starts at ₹ 7.99 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM 790 Duke starts at ₹ 8.64 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati Hypermotard 950 starts at ₹ 11.99 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKawasaki Z900KTM 790 DukeDucati Hypermotard 950
Price₹ 7.99 Lakh₹ 8.64 Lakh₹ 11.99 Lakh
Mileage15.00 Kmpl22.72 Kmpl9.00 Kmpl
Engine948.0 CC799.0 CC937.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Z900 Vs 790 Duke Vs Hypermotard 950 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Z900 base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The KTM 790 Duke base returns 23 Kmpl. The Ducati Hypermotard 950 basic model, on the other hand, gives 9 Kmpl.

Z900 Vs 790 Duke Vs Hypermotard 950 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Z900 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 790 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Hypermotard 950 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 948.0 cc799.0 cc937.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 422
Max Power 123 bhp @ 9500 rpm103 bhp @ rpm114 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 98.6 Nm @ 7700 rpm87 Nm @ rpm96 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel Injection SystemElectric Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StarterElectric Start
Bore x stroke 73.4 x 56.0 mmN/ABore X Stroke - 94*67,5 mm (370 x 266in)
Compression 11.8:1N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Steering Head Angle N/A66 DegreeN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L14.0 L14.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 15.00 Kmpl22.70 Kmpl9.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC N/A102.9 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg169 kg178 kg
Length 2070 mm2145 mm2120 mm
Width 825 mm760 mm895 mm
Height 1080 mm800 mm1155 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mmN/A1493 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm186 mmN/A
Seat Height 820 mm825 mm870 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-DiscPASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedSlipper And Self - Servo Wet Multiplate Clutch, Hydraulic Control

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelN/ATubular Streel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/120 MmWP Upside-down Ø 43 MmMarzocchi Aluminium Fully Adjustable,upside-down
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/140 MmWP Shock Absorber With Preload AdjusterProgressive Linkage With Adjustable Spring Preload And Rebound Damping Sachsmonoshock.Aluminium Single-sided Swingarm.
Radio N/AN/A1=37/15 2=30/17 3=28/20 4=26/22 5=24/23 6=23/24


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsFour-piston Radial Fixed CalliperSemi Floating Aluminum Flange Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm240 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)110/70 X 17120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)150/60 X 17180/55 ZR17


Battery Maintenance Free12VN/A
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLEDBulb And Reflector

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Integrated Riding Modestick--
Power Mode Selectiontick--
Smartphone Connectivitytick--
Dual Channel ABS-cross-
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift--cross
Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO--tick
Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO--tick
Engine Brake Control (EBC)--cross
Includes - Bosch cornering ABS--tick
Monocoque Technology--cross
Quick Shift (DQS)--cross
Riding Modes--cross
Traction Control (DTC)--cross
USB Power Socket--tick

Additonal Features

Aluminum Heat Covercross--
High & Wide Handlebercross--
New Tech LED Tail Lightcross--
Passenger Grab Railcross--
Round Headlight With LED Ringcross--
Shift Lightcross--
Stand Alarmcross--
Tear Drop Steel Fuel Tank 13.5 Ltcross--
Vintage Seatcross--

Key Features

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