KTM 125 Duke ABS vs Kawasaki Z125 vs Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon (Disc Brake) Comparison

Updated: 13, Aug, 2019 01:34 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,30,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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Expected Price

₹ 1,25,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 66,618
* Delhi. May vary.

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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Ground Clearance
175 mm185 mm165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.2 litres11 litres11.5 litres
Wheelbase
1366 mm1330 mm1320 mm
Seat Height
818 mm815 mm790 mm
Dry Weight
141 kgNANA
Kerb/Wet Weight
148 kg146 kg140 kg
Overall Length
1993 mm1935 mm2055 mm
Overall Width
789 mm740 mm755 mm
Overall Height
1083 mm1015 mm1060 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Range
270 kmsNANA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
124.7 cc125 cc124.4 cc
Bore
58 mm58 mmNA
Stroke
47.2 mm47.2 mmNA
Number of Cylinders
111
Primary Gear Ratio
22:72NANA
Secondary Gear Ratio
14:45NANA
Engine Description
1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled125cc, Single Cylinder Engine124.4cc, Air-Cooled, Single Cylinder
Maximum Power
14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm15 HP @ 10,000 rpm12 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque
12 Nm @ 8000 rpm11.7 Nm @ 7,700 rpm11 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Gears
665
Clutch
Wet multi-disc clutch / mechanically operatedNAWet Multiplate Clutch
Cooling
Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pumpNAAir Cooling
Lubrication
Wet sumpNANA
Ignition
Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustmentNADC-CDI

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

ABS Light
NA
Service Reminder
NANA
Low Oil Indicator
NANA
Low Battery Indicator
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalAnalogAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigitalNA

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
NakedNakedCommuter
Top Speed
120 kmph115 kmph105 kmph
Official Tagline
Safe PowerThe Nimblest SupernakedIndia's No.1 Sports Bike
Mileage
45-50 kmpl (Approx.)40-45 kmpl (approx)50-60 kmpl (Approx.)
Bike Variant
KTM Duke 125Kawasaki Z125Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon with Front Disc Brake
Current Status
AvailableUpcomingAvailable
Price in India
KTM 125 Duke is priced at INR 1.30 Lakh in India (ex-showroom).Kawasaki Z125 is expected to be priced around INR 1.25 lakh in India (ex-showroom).Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon (Disc Brake) is priced at INR 66,618 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
White, Orange & BlackNANeon Blue, Solar Red, Platinum Silver
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol
Vehicle Overview
KTM 125 Duke is the first performance motorcycle in the 125cc segment, sitting competitively between the premium 150cc-200cc bikes in India. It is based on the Duke 200 ABS variant, leaving features like TFT console, ride by wire, LED headlight, Metzeler tyres and others behind for a price effective approach. The 125cc engine is good for 14.5 PS of maximum power and 12 Nm of torque.Kawasaki Z125 is an engine restricted version of Z250, sharing the same design and equipment for better results. The model is powered by 15HP, 125cc engine, with liquid cooling and fuel injection as standard. The target audience will be developed markets with licensing restrictions for bikes carrying more displacement than 125cc. The same engine also does duty on Ninja 125, producing a similar output on the faired racer.NA

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMFVRLA
Tail Light
LEDLEDLED
Head Light
HalogenLED35/35W HS1

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NANA
Performance
NANA
Comfort
NANA
Fuel Economy
NANA
Features
NANA
Build Quality
NANA
Value for Money
NANA
Standout Features
Premium Suspension, Informative Instrument Console, Impressive Design, Efficient BrakesNANA

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
300mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper290mm Single Disc240mm Disc
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
230mm disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs220mm Single Disc130mm Drum
Wheel Type
AlloysNA17″ Black Alloys
ABS
1-Channel ABS2-Channel ABSNA
Front Tyre
110/70 R17100/80-17M/C 52S80/100-17
Rear Tyre
150/60 R17130/70-17M/C 62S100/90-17
Front Wheel
17-inch17-inchNA
Rear Wheel
17-inch17-inchNA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
WP Suspension Up Side Down37mm Telescopic ForksTelescopic, with anti-friction bush
Rear Suspension
WP Suspension MonoshockMono-shock5 way adjustable, Nitrox shock absorbers
Frame
Trellis frameNADouble Cradle
Front Wheel Travel
150 mm110mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
150 mm120mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Steering Angle
65°NANA
Chain
5/8 x 1/4” X-RingNANA

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