Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Honda CBR650R Comparison

Updated: 22, Jul, 2021 04:30 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 6,10,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 8,89,074
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Overall Length
2310 mm2128 mm
Overall Width
855 mm749 mm
Overall Height
1090 mm1149 mm
Wheelbase
1575 mm1449 mm
Seat Height
705 mm810 mm
Ground Clearance
130 mm132 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 litres15.4 litres
Kerb Weight
235 kg211 kg

COMFORT FEATURES

Rider’s Footpegs
AdjustableNA
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
Kawasaki Vulcan S mileage is 22.72 kmpl (approximate).Honda CBR650R mileage is 20 kmpl (company-claimed).
Performance
In terms of performance, the 650cc cruiser bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 5.5 seconds.In terms of performance, the 650cc sports bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.4 seconds.
Top Speed
Kawasaki Vulcan S top speed is 170 kmph (approximate).Honda CBR650R top speed is 240 kmph (approximate).

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Engine cc (Displacement)
649 cc648.72 cc
Bore
83 mm67 mm
Stroke
60 mm46 mm
Compression Ratio
10.8:111.6:1
Number of Cylinders
24
Gearbox Type
6-Speed, ReturnConstant Mesh
Engine Details
649cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, Parallel Twin648.72cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, SI Engine
Cooling
Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Fuel System
Fuel Injection: 38 mm x 2 with Sub-ThrottlesPGM-FI Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition
DigitalFull Transistorised
Number of Gears
66
Maximum Power
61 HP @ 7500 rpm85.82 HP @ 12,000 rpm
Maximum Torque
62.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm57.5 Nm @ 8,500 rpm
Valve System
DOHC, 8 ValvesNA
Lubrication
Forced Lubrication, Semi-Dry SumpNA
Emission Norms
BS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Gear Indicator
NA
ABS Light
Tachometer
AnalogueDigital
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Clock
Digital
Odometer
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Features
Modern Urban Styling, Large Disc Brakes, Slim Backbone-Style Rear Frame, Easy-to-Read Instrumentation, Relaxed Foot-Forward Riding Position, Long Wheelbase, Gear IndicatorAll-Digital LCD Instrument Console, Attractive Shades, Excellent Build Quality, Super-Refined 4-Cylinder Engine, Unique Underbelly Exhaust System Design, Lightweight Body
Similar Bikes
Harley-Davidson Street 750, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Kawasaki Z650, Kawasaki Ninja 650, Kawasaki Versys 650Kawasaki Ninja 650

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Pass Light
Head Light
LEDLED
Tail Light
LEDLED
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 650cc cruiser bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 5.5 seconds.In terms of performance, the 650cc sports bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.4 seconds.
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Tyre
120/70-R18 M/C (59H)120/70-ZR17 M/C 58W
Rear Tyre
160/60-R17 M/C (69H)180/55-ZR17 M/C 73W
Front Brake
Single 300mm Disc, Dual-Piston310mm Dual Discs
Rear Brake
Single 250mm Disc, Single-Piston240mm Single Disc
ABS
2-Channel ABS2 Channel ABS
Front Wheel
18-inch17M/C X MT3.50 Multi-Spoke Cast Aluminium
Rear Wheel
17-inch17M/C X MT5.50 Multi-Spoke Cast Aluminium
Wheel Type
Alloy WheelsNA

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Frame (Chassis)
Perimeter, High-Tensile SteelTwin-Tube Type
Front Suspension
41mm Telescopic ForksTelescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Offset Laydown Single-Shock, Linkage Equipped, with Adjustable PreloadMonoshock
Front Wheel Travel
130 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
80 mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
31°NA
Trail
120 mm101 mm
Steering Angle
35°(Left), 35°(Right)NA
Ex Showroom Price vs On Road Price
Ex-Showroom Price is the Manufacturing Cost of the vehicle + Dealer/Seller Profit + GST (Goods and Service Tax) + Transportation Charges (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). On the other hand, the On-Road Price is the actual cost you pay to the dealership to make the vehicle legal to run on the roads. It includes Ex-Showroom Price in your city + RTO Charges (Vehicle Registration) + One Time Road Tax + Insurance Charges. The On-Road Price also includes some optional things like if you opt for Genuine Accessories and Extended Warranty while buying a vehicle. Please note that the On-Road Price varies a lot across different states in India due to different percentage for the State Registration Charges.Ex-Showroom Price is the Manufacturing Cost of the vehicle + Dealer/Seller Profit + GST (Goods and Service Tax) + Transportation Charges (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). On the other hand, the On-Road Price is the actual cost you pay to the dealership to make the vehicle legal to run on the roads. It includes Ex-Showroom Price in your city + RTO Charges (Vehicle Registration) + One Time Road Tax + Insurance Charges. The On-Road Price also includes some optional things like if you opt for Genuine Accessories and Extended Warranty while buying a vehicle. Please note that the On-Road Price varies a lot across different states in India due to different percentage for the State Registration Charges.

Colour Options and Price in India

2-Wheeler Type
CruiserSports
Official Tagline
Your WayDiscover a Place Without Borders: Your Obsession
Bike Variant
2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S2021 Honda CBR650R
Availability Status in India
AvailableAvailable
Latest Price in India
2021 BS6 Kawasaki Vulcan S price is Rs 6.10 lakh (ex-showroom).2021 BS6 Honda CBR650R price is Rs 8.89 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colour Options
Metallic Flat Raw GraystoneMatt Gunpowder Black Metallic, Grand Prix Red
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
On Road Price
Kawasaki Vulcan S on-road price is Rs 7.02 lakh in Delhi, Rs 7.26 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 7.11 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 7.20 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest Kawasaki dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.Honda CBR650R on-road price is Rs 10.23 lakh in Delhi, Rs 10.58 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 10.36 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 10.49 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest Honda dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.

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