Kawasaki Versys 1000 vs BMW S1000XR Comparison

Updated: 16, Jul, 2020 07:12 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 11,44,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 21,30,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Overall Length
2270 mm2333 mm
Overall Width
895 mm917 mm
Overall Height
1400 mm1411 mm
Ground Clearance
150 mmNA
Seat Height
840 mm840 mm
Wheelbase
1520 mm1548 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight
255 kg228 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
21 litres20 litres

COMFORT FEATURES

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

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
As reported by the Versys 1000 owners in India, the real mileage of Versys 1000 is 16 kmpl.The certified mileage of BMW S1000XR adventure motorcycle is 14.9 kmpl.
Top Speed
Kawasaki Versys 1000 top speed is 240 kmph (speedo-indicated).New BMW S1000XR top speed is 200+ 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 1000cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.3 seconds.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Displacement
1043 cc999 cc
Bore
77 mm80.0 mm
Stroke
56 mm49.7 mm
Compression Ratio
10.3:112.5:1
Number of Cylinders
44
Gearbox Type
ReturnSix-Speed Synchromesh Gearbox with Spur Gears
Electronic Throttle Valves
NA
Engine Description
1043cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four999cc, Water/Oil-Cooled, 4-Cylinder, 4-Stroke In-Line Engine, 4-Valves Per Cylinder, Two Overhead Camshafts
Maximum Torque
102 Nm @ 7500 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Fuel System
Fuel Injection: Ø 38 mm x 4Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Ignition
DigitalNA
Number of Gears
66
Cooling
Liquid CooledWater/Oil-Cooled
Maximum Power
120 HP @ 9000 rpm165 HP @ 11000 rpm
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant
Lubrication
Forced Lubrication, Wet SumpNA
Valve System
DOHC, 16 ValvesNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

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

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)BMW-Motorrad 2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Highlights
Kawasaki Cornering Management Function, Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System, Dual LED Headlights, Informative Instrument Console, Traction Control, Cruise Control, DC Power SocketFull LED Lights, Integrated Pannier Holders, Toll Card Compartment, Dynamic Traction Control, Hill Start Control, Pro-Level Riding Modes
Competitors
Ducati Multistrada 950, BMW F900XR, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Honda Africa Twin CRF1100LKawasaki Versys 1000, Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT, Honda Africa Twin CRF1100L

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

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

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

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 1000cc adventure bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.3 seconds.
Comfort
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Fuel Economy

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Tyre
120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)120/70-ZR17
Rear Tyre
180/55-ZR17 M/C (73W)190/55-ZR17
Front Brake
Dual Semi-Floating 310mm Petal Discs, Dual Radial-Mount Monobloc, Opposed 4-Piston CalipersTwin Disc Brakes, Diameter 320mm, Floating Discs, Radial Four-Piston Fixed Calipers
ABS
2-Channel ABSBMW Motorrad Race ABS, Partially Integral, Switchable
Rear Brake
250mm Petal Disc, Single-Piston CaliperSingle Disc Brake, Diameter 265mm, Twin-Piston Floating Caliper
Alloy Wheels
NA
Front Wheel
17-inch3.50 x 17"
Rear Wheel
17-inch6.00 x 17"

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
43 mm Inverted Forks with Rebound Damping (Right-Side) and Spring Preload Adjustability46mm Upside-Down Telescopic Forks, Electronic Self-Adjusting Rebound/Compression Damping (Dynamic ESA)
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, with Rebound Damping and Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityAluminium Double-Sided Swing-Arm, Central Spring Strut, Electronic Preload Adjuster, Electronic Self-Adjusting Rebound/Compression Damping (Dynamic ESA)
Front Wheel Travel
150 mm150 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
152 mm140 mm
Frame
Twin-Tube, AluminiumAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-Supporting Engine

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
27°NA
Trail
106 mmNA

Colour Options and Price in India

Official Tagline
Change Your ViewThe Challenge of Curves and Miles
Body Type
AdventureAdventure
Bike Variant
Kawasaki Versys 1000BMW S1000XR
Current Status
AvailableAvailable
Ex-Showroom Price
BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 price is Rs 11.44 lakh (ex-showroom).BS6 BMW S1000XR price is Rs 21.30 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Colours
Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Spark BlackRacing Red with White Aluminium Metallic Matte, Ice Grey
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
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.
On-Road Price
Kawasaki Versys 1000 on-road price is Rs 13.17 lakh in Delhi, Rs 13.61 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 13.33 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 13.50 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.BMW S1000XR on-road price is Rs 24.52 lakh in Delhi, Rs 25.35 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 24.81 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 25.13 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest BMW dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

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

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