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KTM RC 390 Vs Suzuki GSX R1000 Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R comparison


KTM RC 390 Vs Suzuki GSX R1000 Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 390 Vs GSX R1000 Vs Ninja ZX-10R 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 390 Vs GSX R1000 Vs Ninja ZX-10R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.99 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM RC 390 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.61 Lakh Lastly, the Suzuki GSX R1000 starts at ₹ 19 Lakh.

SummaryKTM RC 390Suzuki GSX R1000Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Price₹ 2.61 Lakh₹ 19 Lakh₹ 13.99 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage35.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Power44.00 bhp199.00 bhp213.00 bhp
Engine373.2 CC999.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

RC 390 Vs GSX R1000 Vs Ninja ZX-10R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The KTM RC 390 base returns 35 Kmpl. The Suzuki GSX R1000 basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Kmpl.

RC 390 Vs GSX R1000 Vs Ninja ZX-10R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM RC 390 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Suzuki GSX R1000 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 373.2 cc999.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 144
Max Power 44 bhp @ 9000 rpm199 bhp @ 13200 rpm213 bhp @ 13500 rpm
Max Torque 36 Nm @ 7000 rpm117.6 Nm @ 10800 rpm114.9 Nm @ 11200 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission BS VIN/AN/A
FUEL SYSTEM N/AN/AFuel injection: ø47 mm x 4 with dual injection
LUBRICATION N/AN/AForced lubrication, wet sump with oil cooler

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L16.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 L4.6 LN/A
Mileage 35.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 147 kg202 kg206 kg
Length 1978 mm2075 mm2085 mm
Width 688 mm710 mm740 mm
Height 1098 mm1150 mm1145 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1410 mm1440 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm130 mm145 mm
Seat Height 820 mm825 mm835 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedSlipper ClutchWet, Multi-Disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedTwin-spar Aluminium Perimeter FrameTwin Spar, Cast Aluminium
Front Suspension WP Upside-down 43 Mm43MM Showa Big Piston Front (Bpf) Forksø43 Mm Inverted Balance Free Front Fork With External Compression Chamber, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Springs / 120 Mm
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockHowa Rear Shock - Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedHorizontal Back-link With BFRC Lite Gas-charged Shock, Piggyback Reservoir, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Spring / 114 Mm


Front Brake Type DiscBrembo Radial-Mount Monobloc Calipers, T-Drive DiscsDual Semi-Floating Brembo Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscNissin Single-Piston Caliper, DiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm330 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm220 mm220 mm
CALIPER - FRONT N/AN/ADual radial-mount, Brembo M50 monobloc, opposed 4-piston

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 17120/70ZR17M/C (58W), Tubeless120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17190/50ZR17M/C (73W), Tubeless190/55ZR17M/C (75W)


Battery 12V/8AhMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight Projector HeadlampsLEDBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LED Tail LampLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
17 Inch Orange Wheelstick--
9MB ABS Brakescross--
Brand New Twin Headlighttick--
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTMcross--
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RCtick--
Pillion Ride Seat tick--
Telescopic Forktick--
Telescopic Fork Suspension cross--
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Looktick--
Advanced Suspension Technologies-tickcross
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abs-tickcross
Complete Instrumentation-tickcross
Control Is Power-tickcross
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management-tickcross
Electronically Controlled Steering Damper-tickcross
Full Led Headlamp-tickcross
High-performance Brembo Brake System-crosstick
Power Modes-crosstick
Three Rider Selectable-tickcross
Öhlins electronic steering damper-crosstick

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Displaytick--
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacitytick--
Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)cross--
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movementcross--
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Positiontick--
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravitycross--
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebarstick--
Aluminium twin-spar frame-crosstick
BFRC lite-crosstick
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control-crosstick
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-crosstick
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)-crosstick
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)-crosstick

Key Features

Competitor of KTM RC 390

Competitor of Suzuki GSX R1000

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

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