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KTM RC 125 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.63 Lakh
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₹ 13.38 Lakh
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Overview

KTM RC 125 Vs Honda CB 1000R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 125 Vs CB 1000R 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.

RC 125 Vs CB 1000R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB 1000R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.38 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM RC 125 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.63 Lakh.

SummaryKTM RC 125Honda CB 1000R
Price₹ 1.63 Lakh₹ 13.38 Lakh
ManufacturerKTMHonda
Body TypeSportsSports
Mileage41.30 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Power14.30 bhp123.40 bhp
Engine124.7 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

RC 125 Vs CB 1000R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB 1000R base engine returns 16 Kmpl. The KTM RC 125 base returns 41 Kmpl.

RC 125 Vs CB 1000R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB 1000R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM RC 125 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 124.7 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 14
Max Power 14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm123.4 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm99 Nm @ 7750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionPGM - FI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StarterSelf Start
Bore 58 mmN/A
CO2 Emissions 55.2 g/kmN/A
Emission BS VIN/A
EMS Bosch EMSN/A
LUBRICATION Wet sumpN/A
Stroke 47.2 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 41.30 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 135 kg222 kg
Length 1978 mm2105 mm
Width 688 mm805 mm
Height 834 mm1095 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1445 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm130 mm
Seat Height 820 mm825 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically ActuatedHydraulically Actuated Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AMono-backbono;cast Aluminium
Front Suspension WP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm43 Mm Inverted HMAS Cartridge ?type Telescopic Fork With Step Less Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 120 Mm Axle Travel
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockMonoshock With Gas -charged HMAS Damper Featuring 10 ? Step Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 128 Mm Axle Travel

Braking

Front Brake Type Four-piston Radial Fixed Calliper, Brake DiscHydraulic Disc With 4-piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type Single-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre N/A120/70 ZR17M/C (58 W)
Rear Tyre N/A180/50 ZR17M/C (73 W)

Electricals

Battery N/A12V 8.6AH
Headlight N/AHalogen
Tail Light N/ALED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigital
Gear Indicatortickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
ABStick-
More than the Need for Speed-cross
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter-cross
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight-cross
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound-cross
Tuned for Hard-core Riders-cross
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning-cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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