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Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comparison

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Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the V-Strom 650XT Vs Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure 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.

V-Strom 650XT Vs Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 11.19 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 GS Adventure price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.95 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT starts at ₹ 8.84 Lakh.

SummarySuzuki V-Strom 650XTKawasaki Versys 1000BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Price₹ 8.84 Lakh₹ 11.19 Lakh₹ 17.25 Lakh
ManufacturerSuzukiKawasakiBMW
Body TypeOff RoadCruiserSports
MileageN/A14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
PowerN/A118.00 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine645.0 CC1043.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

V-Strom 650XT Vs Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base returns 20 Km/l. The Suzuki V-Strom 650XT basic model, on the other hand, gives 0 Km/l.

V-Strom 650XT Vs Versys 1000 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 645.0 cc1043.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 242
Max Power N/A118 bhp @ 9000 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque N/A102 Nm @ 7500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid-CooledLiquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism N/ASelf StartSelf Start
Bore 81.0 mmN/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Engine Type 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90° V-twinN/AN/A
Lubrication System Wet sumpN/AN/A
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.088 (71/34)N/AN/A
Stroke 62.6 mmN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L21.0 L30.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage N/A14.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg255 kg263 kg
Length 2275 mm2240 mm2255 mm
Width 910 mm895 mm980 mm
Height 1405 mm1400 mm1450 mm
Wheelbase 1560 mm1520 mm1510 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm150 mmN/A
Seat Height 835 mm840 mm890 mm
Final reduction Ratio 3.133 (47/15)N/AN/A
Oil capacity (Overhaul) 3.0LN/AN/A

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet Multi-DiscOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Compression Ratio 11.2 : 1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATwin-Tube, AluminiumTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (right-side) And Spring Preload AdjustabilityBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedHorizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At Handwheel

Braking

Front Brake Type Disc, TwinDual DiscsDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size N/A310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size N/A250 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/80R19120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/70R17180/55ZR17M/C (73W)170/60 R 17

Electricals

Battery N/AMaintenance Free12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBulb And Multi-Reflector TypeLED
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter Type-DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS and Switchable Traction Controltick--
Adjustable Windscreencrosstick-
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfortcross--
Inverted Front Forkcross--
A Leaping Stance-cross-
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance-cross-
Compact And light Weight Engine-cross-
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility-cross-
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile-cross-
Swingarm Mounted Rear Fender-cross-
Traction Control System-cross-

Additonal Features

2 riding modes (road and rain)cross--
Adjustable screen, with simple one-handed adjustmentcross--
Compact, Quick-Revving Engine With Stronger Low-Mid Rangecross--
Slimmer Lighter-Handling Chassiscross--
Electronic Throttle Valves-tick-
Handy power source-tick-
Assist & Slipper Clutch-tick-
Electronic Cruise Control-tick-
High-Class Instrumentation-tick-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-tick-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-tick-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)-tick-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)-tick-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers-tick-
Sharp, Sporty Styling-tick-
Twin LED Headlamps-tick-

Key Features

Competitor of Suzuki V-Strom 650XT

Competitor of Kawasaki Versys 1000

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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