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Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison


Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the V-Strom 650XT Vs 390 Adventure Vs Africa Twin 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 390 Adventure Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Suzuki V-Strom 650XT price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 8.84 Lakh Lastly, the KTM 390 Adventure starts at ₹ 3.1 Lakh.

SummarySuzuki V-Strom 650XTKTM 390 AdventureHonda Africa Twin
Price₹ 8.84 Lakh₹ 3.1 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
MileageN/A25.00 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
PowerN/A33.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine645.0 CC373.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

V-Strom 650XT Vs 390 Adventure Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Kmpl. The Suzuki V-Strom 650XT base returns 0 Kmpl. The KTM 390 Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Kmpl.

V-Strom 650XT Vs 390 Adventure Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 390 Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 645.0 cc373.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 212
Max Power N/A33 bhp @ 9000 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque N/A37 Nm @ 7000 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid-Cooled Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism N/ASelf StartSelf/Kick Start
Bore 81.0 mm89N/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/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 mm60N/A
Emission Stan N/ABS VIN/A
EMS N/A Bosch EMS with RBWN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L14.5 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage N/A25.00 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg158 kg243 kg
Length 2275 mm2154 mm2334 mm
Width 910 mm900 mm932 mm
Height 1405 mm1400 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1560 mm1430 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm200 mm251 mm
Seat Height 835 mm855 mm840 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/APASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedWet, Multiplate
Compression Ratio 11.2 : 1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASteel Trellis FrameSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil DampedWP Apex 43mm Upside Down SuspensionInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedWP Apex Shock AbsorberPro-Link


Front Brake Type Disc, TwinDiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size N/A320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size N/A230 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 110/80R19N/A90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 150/70R17N/A150/70R18M/C 70H


Battery N/AN/A12V 6A-h
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter Type--Digital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4 riding modescross--
7-inch full-colour TFT instrumentscross--
ABS and Switchable Traction Controltick--
Adjustable Windscreencross--
Cruise Controlcross--
Hand Guardscross--
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfortcross--
Heated Gripscross--
Inverted Front Forkcross--
LED DRL and Indicatorscross--
Optimised cornering ABS and traction controlcross--
Dual Channel ABS-cross-
Dual Clutch Transmission--tick
Dual LED Headlamps--tick
LED Winkers and Taillights--tick
Manual Shift Selector--tick
Rally Style Rider Console--tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes--tick
The DCT Engine--tick

Additonal Features

Compact, Quick-Revving Engine With Stronger Low-Mid Rangecross--
Slimmer Lighter-Handling Chassiscross--

Key Features

Twin Muffler-cross-

Competitor of Suzuki V-Strom 650XT

Competitor of KTM 390 Adventure

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

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