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Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Kawasaki Z900 comparison


Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Kawasaki Z900 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the V-Strom 650XT Vs Vulcan S Vs Z900 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 Vulcan S Vs Z900 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Z900 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 7.99 Lakh. On the other hand, Kawasaki Vulcan S price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 5.79 Lakh Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT starts at ₹ 8.84 Lakh.

SummarySuzuki V-Strom 650XTKawasaki Vulcan SKawasaki Z900
Price₹ 8.84 Lakh₹ 5.79 Lakh₹ 7.99 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadCruiserSports
MileageN/A23.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
PowerN/A60.00 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine645.0 CC649.0 CC948.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

V-Strom 650XT Vs Vulcan S Vs Z900 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Z900 base engine returns 15 Km/l. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 Km/l. The Suzuki V-Strom 650XT basic model, on the other hand, gives 0 Km/l.

V-Strom 650XT Vs Vulcan S Vs Z900 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Z900 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Vulcan S comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 645.0 cc649.0 cc948.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power N/A60 bhp @ 7500 rpm123 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque N/A63.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm98.6 Nm @ 7700 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid-CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism N/ASelf StartSelf Start
Bore 81.0 mmN/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
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
Bore x stroke N/A83.0 x 60.0 mm73.4 x 56.0 mm
Compression N/A10.8 : 111.8:1

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L14.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage N/A23.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg235 kg208 kg
Length 2275 mm2310 mm2070 mm
Width 910 mm855 mm825 mm
Height 1405 mm1090 mm1080 mm
Wheelbase 1560 mm1575 mm1455 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm130 mm145 mm
Seat Height 835 mm705 mm820 mm
Final reduction Ratio 3.133 (47/15)N/AN/A
Oil capacity (Overhaul) 3.0LN/AN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, Multi-discWet, Multi-Disc
Compression Ratio 11.2 : 1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/APerimeter, High-tensile SteelTrellis, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Dampedø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mmø41 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/120 Mm
Rear Suspension Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedOffset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmHorizontal Back-link With Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability/140 Mm


Front Brake Type Disc, TwinSingle DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size N/A300 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size N/A250 mm250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches18 inches17 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/80R19120/70 R18 M/C 59H120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 150/70R17160/60 R17 M/C 69H180/55ZR17M/C (73W)


Battery N/AMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBulb And Reflector TypeBulb And Multi-Reflector Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter Type-DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS and Switchable Traction Controltick--
Adjustable Windscreencross--
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfortcross--
Inverted Front Forkcross--
Large disc brakes-tick-
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shock-tick-
Long wheelbase-tick-
Relaxed, foot-forward riding position-tick-
Under-engine muffler-tick-
A Leaping Stance--cross
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance--cross
Bosch 9.1 MP ABS system--cross
Brembo Braking System--cross
Compact And light Weight Engine--cross
Ducati Multimedia System--cross
Integrated Riding Modes--tick
LCD instrument panel--cross
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility--cross
Power Mode Selection--tick
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile--cross
Smartphone Connectivity--tick
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--

Key Features

Competitor of Suzuki V-Strom 650XT

Competitor of Kawasaki Vulcan S

Competitor of Kawasaki Z900

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