Kawasaki Versys 650 vs Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT Comparison

Updated: 23, Nov, 2020 10:58 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 7,08,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 8,84,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
218 kg216 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
21 litres20 litres
Wheelbase
1415 mm1560 mm
Overall Length
2165 mm2275 mm
Overall Width
840 mm910 mm
Overall Height
1400 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance
170 mm170 mm
Seat Height
840 mm835 mm

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-100 kmph
4.2 secsNA

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
Kawasaki Versys 650 mileage is 18-20 kmpl (approximate).Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT mileage is 23.81 kmpl (company-claimed).
Top Speed
Kawasaki Versys 650 top speed is 200 kmph (approximate).Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT top speed is 190 kmph (approximate).
Performance
In terms of performance, the 650cc adventure motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 4.2 seconds.In terms of performance, the 650cc adventure motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 5.5 seconds.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Displacement
649 cc645 cc
Bore
83 mm81.0 mm
Stroke
60 mm62.6 mm
Compression Ratio
10.8:111.2:1
Number of Cylinders
22
Gearbox Type
ReturnConstant Mesh
Engine Description
649cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke Parallel Twin645cc, 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC Engine
Maximum Power
66 HP @ 8500 rpm70 HP @ 8800 rpm
Maximum Torque
61 Nm @ 7000 rpm62 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Cooling
Liquid CooledLiquid Cooling
Valve System
DOHC, 8 valvesNA
Fuel System
Fuel Injection: ø38 mm x 2Fuel Injection
Ignition
DigitalElectronic Ignition
Lubrication
Forced Lubrication, Semi-Dry SumpWet Sump
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Low Battery Indicator
NA
Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Low Oil Indicator
NA
ABS Light
Gear Indicator
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogueAnalogue
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital-2
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigital

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Competitors
Royal Enfield Himalayan 650, CFMoto 650MT, Kawasaki Ninja 650, Kawasaki Z650Kawasaki Versys 650, BMW F900XR
Key Highlights
Gear Indicator, Off-Set Rear Suspension, USD Front Forks, 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Dual Front Disc BrakesAdvanced Traction Control System, Modes for All Conditions, Low RPM Assist, 12V DC Outlet

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

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

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 650cc adventure motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 4.2 seconds.In terms of performance, the 650cc adventure motorcycle can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 5.5 seconds.
Comfort
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Fuel Economy

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
300mm Dual Semi-Floating Petal Discs, Dual 2-Piston310mm Dual Discs
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
250mm Single Petal Disc, Single-Piston260mm Single Disc
Wheel Type
AlloysSpoke
Wheel Size
17-inchNA
Front Tyre
120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)110/80-R19 M/C 59V
Rear Tyre
160/60-ZR17 M/C (69W)150/70-R17 M/C 69V
ABS
2-Channel ABS2-Channel ABS
Front Wheel
17-inchNA
Rear Wheel
17-inchNA

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
ø41 mm Inverted Telescopic Fork with Adjustable Rebound Damping (Right-Side) and Adjustable Preload (Left-Side)Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension
Offset Laydown Single-Shock with Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Frame
Diamond, High-Tensile SteelAluminium Twin-Spar Frame
Front Wheel Travel
150 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
145 mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
25°NA
Trail
108 mmNA
Steering Angle
35°NA

Colour Options and Price in India

Body Type
AdventureAdventure
Official Tagline
All Roads, One BikeNA
Bike Variant
2021 Kawasaki Versys 6502021 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT
Current Status
AvailableAvailable
Ex-Showroom Price
2021 BS6 Kawasaki Versys 650 price is Rs 7.08 lakh (ex-showroom).2021 BS6 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT price is Rs 8.84 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colours
Candy Lime GreenChampion Yellow, Pearl Glacier White
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 650 on-road price is Rs 8.15 lakh in Delhi, Rs 8.43 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 8.25 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 8.35 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.Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT on-road price is Rs 10.17 lakh in Delhi, Rs 10.52 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 10.30 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 10.43 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest Suzuki dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.

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