Kawasaki Versys 1000 vs BMW F900XR Comparison

Updated: 21, May, 2020 07:37 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 10,99,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 10,50,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Overall Length
2270 mm2160 mm
Overall Width
895 mm860 mm
Overall Height
1400 mm1320 mm
Ground Clearance
150 mmNA
Seat Height
840 mm825 mm
Wheelbase
1520 mm1521 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight
255 kg219 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
21 litres15.5 litres

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
NA
Power Socket
NA
Cruise Control
NA
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Pillion Footrest

MILEAGE & TOP SPEED

Mileage
As reported by the Versys 1000 owners in India, the real mileage of Versys 1000 is 16 kmpl.As reported by BMW Motorrad, the certified mileage of F900XR is 23.81 kmpl.
Top Speed
Kawasaki Versys 1000 top speed is 240 kmph (speedo-indicated).New BMW F900XR top speed is 210 kmph (company-claimed).
Performance
In terms of performance, the 1000cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.1 seconds.In terms of performance, the 900cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.6 seconds.

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
1043 cc895 cc
Bore
77 mm86 mm
Stroke
56 mm77 mm
Compression Ratio
10.3:113.1:1
Number of Cylinders
42
Gearbox Type
ReturnConstant Mesh 6-speed Gearbox Integrated in Crankcase
Electronic Throttle Valves
NA
Engine Description
1043cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four895cc, Water-Cooled, 4-Stroke, In-line 2-Cylinder Engine, 4-Valves Per Cylinder, 2-Overhead Camshafts
Maximum Torque
102 Nm @ 7500 rpm92 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Fuel System
Fuel Injection: Ø 38 mm x 4Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition
DigitalNA
Number of Gears
66
Cooling
Liquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Maximum Power
120 HP @ 9000 rpm105 HP @ 8500 rpm
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant
Lubrication
Forced Lubrication, Wet SumpDry Sump Lubrication
Valve System
DOHC, 16 ValvesNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Temperature Gauge
DigitalNA
ABS Light
Low Oil Indicator
Service Reminder
Low Battery Indicator
Engine Check Indicator
NA
Tachometer
AnalogDigital
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION

Official Tagline
Change Your ViewNever Stop Challenging
Body Type
AdventureAdventure
Bike Variant
Kawasaki Versys 1000BMW F900XR
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)2-Channel ABS
Current Status
AvailableAvailable
Price in India
BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 price is Rs 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom).New BMW F900XR price is Rs 10.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
Shades
Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Spark BlackGalvanic Gold Metallic, Racing Red, Light White
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Key Highlights
Kawasaki Cornering Management Function, Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System, Dual LED Headlights, Informative Instrument Console, Traction Control, Cruise Control, DC Power SocketHead-Turning Looks, Informative All-Digital Console, Powerful Engine, Excellent Build Quality, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)
Competitors
Ducati Multistrada 950, BMW F900XR, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Honda Africa Twin CRF1100LTriumph Tiger 900, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Honda Africa Twin, Yamaha Tenere 900

BATTERY & LIGHTING

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

MAXABOUT RATING

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 1000cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.1 seconds.In terms of performance, the 900cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.6 seconds.
Comfort
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Fuel Economy

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Tyre
120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)120/70-ZR17
Rear Tyre
180/55-ZR17 M/C (73W)180/55-ZR17
Front Brake
Dual Semi-Floating 310mm Petal Discs, Dual Radial-Mount Monobloc, Opposed 4-Piston Calipers320mm, Dual Disc Brakes, Floating Brake Discs, 4-Piston Radial Brake Calipers
ABS
2-Channel ABSBMW Motorrad ABS
Rear Brake
250mm Petal Disc, Single-Piston Caliper265mm, Single Disc Brake, Single-Piston Floating Caliper
Alloy Wheels
NA
Front Wheel
17-inch3.50" x 17”
Rear Wheel
17-inch5.50" x 17”

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
43 mm Inverted Forks with Rebound Damping (Right-Side) and Spring Preload Adjustability43mm Upside-Down Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, with Rebound Damping and Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable
Front Wheel Travel
150 mm170 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
152 mm172 mm
Frame
Twin-Tube, AluminiumBridge-Type Frame, Steel Shell Construction

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
27°NA
Trail
106 mmNA

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Kawasaki Intelligent ABS (KIBS)
NA
Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC)
NA

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