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Yamaha YZF R1 Vs Suzuki GSX R1000 Vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R comparison


Yamaha YZF R1 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 YZF R1 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.

YZF R1 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 ₹ 14.99 Lakh. On the other hand, Suzuki GSX R1000 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 19 Lakh Lastly, the Yamaha YZF R1 starts at ₹ 20.39 Lakh.

SummaryYamaha YZF R1Suzuki GSX R1000Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Price₹ 20.39 Lakh₹ 19 Lakh₹ 14.99 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l14.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power197.30 bhp199.00 bhp200.00 bhp
Engine998.0 CC999.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

YZF R1 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 Km/l. The Suzuki GSX R1000 base returns 14 Km/l. The Yamaha YZF R1 basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

YZF R1 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 Suzuki GSX R1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Yamaha YZF R1 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 998.0 cc999.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 444
Max Power 197.3 bhp @ 13500 rpm199 bhp @ 13200 rpm200 bhp @ 13200 rpm
Max Torque 112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm117.6 Nm @ 10800 rpm114.9 Nm @ 11400 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
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 17.0 L16.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.9 L4.6 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l14.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 200 kg202 kg206 kg
Length 2055 mm2075 mm2085 mm
Width 690 mm710 mm750 mm
Height 1150 mm1150 mm1185 mm
Wheelbase 1405 mm1410 mm1450 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm130 mm135 mm
Seat Height 855 mm825 mm835 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multiple DicsSlipper ClutchWet, Multi-Disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type DiamondTwin-spar Aluminium Perimeter FrameTwin Spar, Cast Aluminium
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks, Ø 43 Mm43MM Showa Big Piston Front (Bpf) Forksø43 Mm Inverted Fork (BFF) With External Compression Chamber, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Springs
Rear Suspension Swingarm, (link Suspension)Howa Rear Shock - Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedHorizontal Back-link, BFRC Lite Gas-charged Shock With Piggyback Reservoir, Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability, And Top-out Spring


Front Brake Type Hydraulic Dual DiscBrembo Radial-Mount Monobloc Calipers, T-Drive DiscsDual Semi-Floating Brembo Discs
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Single DiscNissin Single-Piston Caliper, DiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm330 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 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 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)120/70ZR17M/C (58W), Tubeless120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17M/C(75W)190/50ZR17M/C (73W), Tubeless190/55ZR17M/C (75W)


Battery 12V, 8.6AH(10H)Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight ProjectorLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Compact Deltabox Chassistick--
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Enginetick--
Dual Clutch Transmissioncross--
Dual LED Headlampscross--
LED Winkers and Taillightscross--
Manual Shift Selectorcross--
New Lift Control Systemtick--
New Quick Shift Systemtick--
Rally Style Rider Consolecross--
Suit Yourself Riding Modescross--
The DCT Enginecross--
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)tick--
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowlingtick--
"Diamond" Tank-cross-
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order-cross-
Advanced Suspension Technologies-tick-
Auto Tyre Calibration-cross-
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering-cross-
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abs-tick-
Complete Instrumentation-tick-
Control Is Power-tick-
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management-tick-
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)-cross-
Electronically Controlled Steering Damper-tick-
Full Led Headlamp-tick-
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)-cross-
Innovative "Front Frame"-cross-
Sleek Tail Guard-cross-
TFT Colour Instrument Console-cross-
Three Rider Selectable-tick-
Easily-Legible Crimson-Lit Instrument Cluster--cross
Efficient Disc Brake For Split Second Braking--cross
High-performance Brembo Brake System--tick
Power Modes--tick
Premium Quality Comfortable Split Seat--cross
Öhlins electronic steering damper--tick

Additonal Features

High Volume Air Intaketick--
Aluminium twin-spar frame--tick
BFRC lite--tick
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control--tick
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)--tick
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)--tick
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)--tick

Key Features

Competitor of Yamaha YZF R1

Competitor of Suzuki GSX R1000

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

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