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Triumph Rocket 3 Vs Kawasaki Z1000R Vs Triumph Thruxton R comparison


Triumph Rocket 3 Vs Kawasaki Z1000R Vs Triumph Thruxton R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Rocket 3 Vs Z1000R Vs Thruxton R 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.

Rocket 3 Vs Z1000R Vs Thruxton R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Triumph Thruxton R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 11.92 Lakh. On the other hand, Kawasaki Z1000R price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 16.1 Lakh Lastly, the Triumph Rocket 3 starts at ₹ 18 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 18.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryTriumph Rocket 3Kawasaki Z1000RTriumph Thruxton R
Price₹ 18 Lakh₹ 16.1 Lakh₹ 11.92 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserSportsSports
Mileage13.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power165.00 bhp140.00 bhp96.00 bhp
Engine2458.0 CC1043.0 CC1200.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Rocket 3 Vs Z1000R Vs Thruxton R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Thruxton R base engine returns 21 Km/l. The Kawasaki Z1000R base returns 15 Km/l. The Triumph Rocket 3 basic model, on the other hand, gives 13 Km/l.

Rocket 3 Vs Z1000R Vs Thruxton R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Thruxton R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Z1000R comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Rocket 3 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 2458.0 cc1043.0 cc1200.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 342
Max Power 165 bhp @ 6000 rpm140 bhp @ 11000 rpm96 bhp @ 6750 rpm
Max Torque 221 Nm @ 4000 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 rpm112 Nm @ 4950 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectedFuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Water CooledLiquid-CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 110.2 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10.8:1N/AN/A
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT boxN/AN/A
Final Drive Shaft, bevel boxN/AN/A
Stroke 85.9 mmN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L17.0 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 13.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 291 kg221 kg203 kg
Length 2400 mm2045 mm2150 mm
Width 889 mm790 mm745 mm
Height 1065 mm1055 mm1030 mm
Wheelbase 1677 mm1435 mm1415 mm
Ground Clearance N/A125 mmN/A
Seat Height 773 mm815 mm810 mm
Rake 27.9 ºN/AN/A
Trail 134.9 mmN/AN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistWet, MultiplateWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Full Aluminium FrameAluminium Twin-tubeTubular Steel Cradle
Front Suspension Showa 47mm Upside-down 1 1 Cartridge Front Forks, Compression And Rebound Adjuster. 120mm Travel41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload AdjustabilityShowa 43mm USD Big Piston Forks, Fully Adjustable
Rear Suspension Fully Adjustable Showa Piggyback Reservoir RSU With Remote Hydraulic Preload Adjuster, 107mm Rear Wheel Travel.Ohlins MonoshockFully Adjustable Ohlins Twin Shocks With Piggy Bac
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminiumN/AN/A


Front Brake Type DiscsDual Disc Brembo M50 Monobloc CallipersDouble Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscsDisc Brembo M50 Monobloc CallipersDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm310 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm250 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 150/80 R17 V120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17 - Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Rear Tyre 240/50 R16 V190/50ZR17M/C (73W)160/60 ZR17 - Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa


Battery N/AMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDBi-xenon ProjectorBulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seatticktickcross
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dog-Ring Transmissioncrosscross-
Four Riding Modestick--
Hill Hold Controltick--
Beautiful Style & Sound --tick
Finger Tip Controls--tick
LED DRL Headlight--tick
Torque Assist Clutch --tick
Traction Control--tick
Twin Feature Clocks--tick

Additonal Features

High-Speed Stability & Light Handlingcrosscross-
Kawasaki Original Silver-Mirror Paint crosscross-
Ohlins TTX36 Rear Suspensioncrosscross-
The Quest For Power, In-House-Designed Superchargercrosscross-
Aluminum Heat Cover--cross
High & Wide Handleber--cross
New Tech LED Tail Light--cross
Passenger Grab Rail--cross
Round Headlight With LED Ring--cross
Shift Light--cross
Stand Alarm--cross
Tear Drop Steel Fuel Tank 13.5 Lt--cross
Vintage Seat--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Triumph Rocket 3

Competitor of Kawasaki Z1000R

Competitor of Triumph Thruxton R

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