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KTM 390 Duke Vs Kawasaki Z900 Vs Yamaha MT-09 comparison


KTM 390 Duke Vs Kawasaki Z900 Vs Yamaha MT-09 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 390 Duke Vs Z900 Vs MT-09 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.

390 Duke Vs Z900 Vs MT-09 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the KTM 390 Duke in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.71 Lakh. On the other hand, Yamaha MT-09 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.55 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Z900 starts at ₹ 7.99 Lakh.

SummaryKTM 390 DukeKawasaki Z900Yamaha MT-09
Price₹ 2.71 Lakh₹ 7.99 Lakh₹ 10.55 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage35.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl19.00 Kmpl
Power43.00 bhp123.00 bhp113.40 bhp
Engine373.2 CC948.0 CC847.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

390 Duke Vs Z900 Vs MT-09 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the KTM 390 Duke base engine returns 35 Kmpl. The Yamaha MT-09 base returns 19 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Z900 basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Kmpl.

390 Duke Vs Z900 Vs MT-09 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the KTM 390 Duke gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Yamaha MT-09 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Z900 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 373.2 cc948.0 cc847.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 143
Max Power 43 bhp @ 9000 rpm123 bhp @ 9500 rpm113.4 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 37 Nm @ 7000 rpm98.6 Nm @ 7700 rpm87.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 89 mmN/AN/A
Compression 12:88:111.8:1N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
EMS Bosch EMS with Ride by WireN/AN/A
Stroke 60 mmN/AN/A
Bore x stroke N/A73.4 x 56.0 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.4 L17.0 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 LN/A3.4 L
Mileage 35.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl19.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 167 kg208 kg193 kg
Length 2072 mm2070 mm2075 mm
Width 831 mm825 mm815 mm
Height 1109 mm1080 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1357 mm1455 mm1440 mm
Ground Clearance 151 mm145 mm135 mm
Seat Height 823 mm820 mm820 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch 7 Plate PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedWet, Multi-DiscWet, Multiple Disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Split Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedTrellis, High-tensile SteelDiamond
Front Suspension WP Upside-down Ø 43 Mmø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/120 MmTelescopic Forks
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock ,10 Step AdjustHorizontal Back-link With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/140 MmSwingarm, (Link Type Suspension)
Frame Design Spilt-Steel trellis Frame ,Power CoatedN/AN/A
Suspension Travel (Front) 142 mmN/AN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) 60 mmN/AN/A


Front Brake Type Four-Pistion Radial Fixed Calliper Brake DiscDual DiscsHydraulic Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single-Pistion Floating Calliper Brake DiscDiscHydraulic Single Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm298 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm250 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

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


Battery 12VMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDBulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
9MB ABS Brakestick--
Anti-lock Braking Systemcross--
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTMtick--
Telescopic Fork Suspension tick--
A Leaping Stance-crosstick
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance-crosstick
Compact And light Weight Engine-crosstick
Integrated Riding Modes-tick-
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility-crosstick
Power Mode Selection-tick-
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile-crosstick
Smartphone Connectivity-tick-
Swingarm Mounted Rear Fender-crosstick
Traction Control System-crosstick

Additonal Features

Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)tick--
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movementtick--
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravitytick--

Key Features

Competitor of KTM 390 Duke

Competitor of Kawasaki Z900

Competitor of Yamaha MT-09

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