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KTM RC 125 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs Honda CBR 1000RR comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.7 Lakh
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₹ 1.6 Lakh
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₹ 16.43 Lakh
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Overview

KTM RC 125 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs Honda CBR 1000RR Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 125 Vs 125 Duke Vs CBR 1000RR 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 125 Duke Vs CBR 1000RR – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CBR 1000RR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 16.43 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.28 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, KTM 125 Duke price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.6 Lakh Lastly, the KTM RC 125 starts at ₹ 1.7 Lakh.

SummaryKTM RC 125KTM 125 DukeHonda CBR 1000RR
Price₹ 1.7 Lakh₹ 1.6 Lakh₹ 16.43 Lakh
ManufacturerKTMKTMHonda
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage41.30 Km/l34.50 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power14.30 bhp14.30 bhp189.00 bhp
Engine124.7 CC124.7 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

RC 125 Vs 125 Duke Vs CBR 1000RR – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CBR 1000RR base engine returns 18 Km/l. The KTM 125 Duke base returns 35 Km/l. The KTM RC 125 basic model, on the other hand, gives 41 Km/l.

RC 125 Vs 125 Duke Vs CBR 1000RR – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CBR 1000RR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 125 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM RC 125 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 124.7 cc124.7 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 114
Max Power 14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm189 bhp @ 13000 rpm
Max Torque 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm12 Nm @ 8000 rpm114 Nm @ 11000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionPGM-DSFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StarterSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 58 mm58 mmN/A
CO2 Emissions 55.2 g/kmN/AN/A
Emission BS VIBS VIN/A
EMS Bosch EMSN/AN/A
LUBRICATION Wet sumpN/AN/A
Stroke 47.2 mm47.2 mmN/A
Throttle Body N/ATB 33N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L10.2 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 41.30 Km/l34.50 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 135 kg148 kg196 kg
Length 1978 mm1993 mm2065 mm
Width 688 mm789 mm720 mm
Height 834 mm1083 mm1125 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1366 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm155 mm130 mm
Seat Height 820 mm818 mm832 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically Actuated5 Plate, Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically ActuatedWet, Multiplate With Diaphragm Spring With Assist Slipper
Compression Ratio N/A12.8:1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASteel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedDiamond; Aluminium Composite Twin-spar
Front Suspension WP Upside-down Ø 43 MmWP Upside-Down 43mmTelescopic Inverted Fork With An Inner Tube Diameter Of 43 Mm, And A Big Piston Front Fork With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 120mm Stroke
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockWP Monoshock, 10 Step AdjustUnit ProLink With Gascharged HMAS Damper Featuring 10step Preload And Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 138.2mm Stroke. Rear Balance Free Rear Cushion With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 62mm Stroke.
Suspension Travel (Front) N/A140 mmN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) N/A60 mmN/A

Braking

Front Brake Type Four-piston Radial Fixed Calliper, Brake DiscDiscHydraulic Discs With 4-piston Calipers (Nissin/Brembo)
Rear Brake Type Single-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscDiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloyAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre N/A110/70-R17120/70 ZR17 58W
Rear Tyre N/A150/60-R17190/50 ZR17 73W

Electricals

Battery N/AN/A12V - 7AH
Headlight N/AHalogenLED
Tail Light N/ALEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigitalDigital
Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Low Battery Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clockcrossticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABSticktickcross
APDV Engine with Superb Mileage-cross-
Stylish Alloy Wheels-cross-
6 Speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift--cross
Compact Deltabox Chassis--cross
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine--cross
Engine Brake Control (EBC)--cross
Monocoque Technology--cross
More than the Need for Speed--tick
New Lift Control System--cross
New Quick Shift System--cross
Quick Shift (DQS)--cross
Riding Modes--cross
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter--tick
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight--tick
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound--tick
Traction Control (DTC)--cross
Tuned for Hard-core Riders--tick
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)--cross
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling--cross
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning--tick

Additonal Features

High Volume Air Intake--cross

Key Features

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