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Kawasaki Z900RS Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.7 Lakh
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₹ 15.85 Lakh
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Kawasaki Z900RS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Z900RS Vs R 1200 GS 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.

Z900RS Vs R 1200 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1200 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Kawasaki Z900RS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.7 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Z900RSBMW R 1200 GS
Price₹ 15.7 Lakh₹ 15.85 Lakh
ManufacturerKawasakiBMW
Body TypeSportsOff Road
Mileage20.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Power109.00 bhp125.00 bhp
Engine948.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Z900RS Vs R 1200 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z900RS base returns 20 Km/l.

Z900RS Vs R 1200 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z900RS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 948.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 109 bhp @ 8500 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 98.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 20.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 215 kg244 kg
Length 2100 mm2207 mm
Width 865 mm953 mm
Height 1150 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1470 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm185 mm
Seat Height 835 mm850 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability / 120 MmBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link, Gas-charged Shock With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability /140 MmCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Semi-floating DiscsDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W)120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17 M/C (73W)170/60 R17

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDH7 / LED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
ABScrosscross
ABS and Traction Controltick-
Adjustable Windscreencross-
Dual-Dial Instrumentation with Multi-Function LCDtick-
Kawasaki’s First Tuned Exhaust Notetick-
LED Headlamptick-
Low Center Of Gravitycross-

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valvescross-
Handy power sourcecross-
Assist & Slipper Clutchcross-
Electronic Cruise Controlcross-
High-Class Instrumentationcross-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspensiontick-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)cross-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)cross-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)cross-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Caliperscross-
Sharp, Sporty Stylingcross-
Twin LED Headlampscross-

Key Features

FULLY ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSIONcross-
POWERFUL V-TWINcross-
PRECISE,AGILE HANDLINGcross-
RACE-INSPIRED DESIGNcross-

Competitor of Kawasaki Z900RS

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS

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