Yamaha FJ-09 vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison

Updated: 15, May, 2017 02:12 PM

Expected Price

₹ 12,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 10,89,000
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 13,23,140
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Overall Length
2160 mm2270 mm2334 mm
Overall Width
950 mm895 mm932 mm
Overall Height
1338-1375 mm1400 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase
1440 mm1520 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm150 mm251 mm
Seat Height
845 or 860 mm840 mm820-840 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 litres21 litres18.8 litres
Kerb/Wet Weight
207 kg255 kg243 kg

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage
12-20 kmpl (approx.)10-15 kmpl (Approx.)12-15 kmpl (Approx.)

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
847 cc1043 cc999.11 cc
Bore
78 mm77 mm92.0 mm
Stroke
59.1 mm56 mm75.14 mm
Compression Ratio
11.5:110.3:110.0:1
Number of Cylinders
342
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 12-valves (4 valves / cyl), inline-three cylinderFour-stroke, Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, Inline-fourLiquid Cooled, 4 stroke, SI Engine
Maximum Torque
87.2 Nm @ 8500 rpm102 Nm @ 7500 rpm93.1 NM @ 6000 rpm
Fuel System
Mikuni 41 mm throttle body F.I.DFI with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttlesFuel Injection
Lubrication
Wet sumpNANA
Ignition
TCITCBI with digital advanceNA
Number of Gears
666
Final Drive
"O"-ring chainSealed chainNA
Cooling
Liquid coolingLiquid coolingNA
Clutch
Wet, MultiplateNAWet, multi-disc corn coil springs, camshaft Assistant aluminum and sliding clutch

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Gear Indicator
DigitalNA
Clock
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalAnalogDigital
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
AdventureAdventureAdventure
Bike Variant
Yamaha FJ-09Kawasaki Versys 1000Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L
Current Status
UpcomingAvailableAvailable
Price in India
Yamaha FJ-09 is expected to be priced around INR 12,00,000 in India (ex-showroom).Kawasaki Versys 1000 is priced at INR 10.89 lakh in India (ex-showroom).Honda Africa Twin is priced at INR 13.23 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
Deep Metallic Red, Matte Metallic GreyCandy Burnt Orange/Metallic Spark, Black Flat Ebony/Metallic Spark BlackDakar Rally, Digital Metallic Silver
Vehicle Overview
Yamaha FJ-09 is an adventure friendly variant based on the 847cc, three cylinder engine that produces 87.2 Nm at 8500 rpm. It claims a high seat height of 845mm/860 mm and weighs just 207 kg. Yamaha even offers 18 liter fuel tank for extended mileage on the motorcycle. FJ-09 measures 2160 mm in length, 950 mm in width and 1375 mm in height. The motorcycle comes with 298 mm dual front disc brakes and 245 mm rear disc brake. FJ-09 gets ZR spec wheels and rivals other adventure spec motorcycles like Suzuki V-Storm and Kawasaki Versys 650.NAAfrica Twin CRF1000L is a liter class adventure tourer from the Japanese manufacturer. It is one of the most effective product around this price tag. The engine powering the same is a 998cc, twin cylinder engine producing 92.61 BHP at 7500 rpm and 98 Nm at 6000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox while its seat height can be adjusted between 850-870 mm. It offers class leading ground clearance of 250 mm while rivals bikes like Kawasaki Versys 1000, Ducati Multistrada and Triumph Tiger series.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BRAKES & TYRES

Front Brake
298 mm Dual discs, radial mount 4-piston calipers, UnifiedDual 310mm petal rotors with four-piston calipersTwo 310 mm floating discs, radial calipers hub and 4 pistons (ABS) and sintered pads
Rear Brake
245 mm Disc, single piston caliper, UnifiedSingle 250mm petal rotor with single-piston caliperA floating disc 256 mm a 2-piston calipers (ABS) and sintered pads.
ABS
ABS 2-Channel with rear ABS Off Switch
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17120/70x1790/90-21 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
180/55ZR17180/55x17150/70 R18 M/C 70H

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Adjustable 41 mm inverted forkKYB 43mm inverted front fork with adjustable rebound and preloadTelescopic
Rear Suspension
Adjustable link MonocrossHorizontal back-link shock with adjustable rebound damping and adjustable spring preload, remote preload adjusterMono Shock (Pro Link)
Front Wheel Travel
137 mm150 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
130 mm150 mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
24°27°NA
Trail
100 mm101.6 mmNA

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
NANA
Power Delivery Mode (PWR)
NANA
Variable Traction Control System (TCS)
NANA

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