Kawasaki Ninja 650 vs Honda CBR650F vs Kawasaki Z650 Comparison

Updated: 07, Oct, 2017 10:04 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 5,89,000
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₹ 7,37,874
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₹ 5,69,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
196 kg216 kg190 kg
Ground Clearance
130 mm133 mm130 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
15 litres17.3 litres15 litres
Wheelbase
1410 mm1449 mm1410 mm
Overall Length
2115 mm2107 mm2055 mm
Overall Width
740 mm753 mm775 mm
Overall Height
1135 mm1149 mm1080 mm
Seat Height
790 mm810 mm790 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage
15-20 kmpl (Approx.)16-20 kmpl (Approx.)23.2 kmpl (Approx.)
Top Speed
212 kmph194 kmph212 kmph

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Engine Kill Switch
NA

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
649 cc648.72 cc649 cc
Bore
83 mm67 mm83 mm
Stroke
60 mm46 mm60 mm
Number of Cylinders
242
Compression Ratio
10.8 : 111.4:110.8:1
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel TwinLiquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4Parallel-Twin Engine Tuned for Low-Mid Range Power & Torque
Maximum Power
68 HP @ 8000 rpm85.28 HP @ 11000 rpm68 HP @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque
65.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm60.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm65.7 NM @ 6500 rpm
Number of Gears
666
Cylinder Configuration
Parallel TwinNANA
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Emission Standard
BS IVNANA
Fuel System
Fuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 2 with dual throttle valvesPGM-FI electronic fuel injectionFuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Final Drive
Sealed chain525 O-ring sealed chainSealed chain
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, semi-dry sumpNAForced lubrication, semi-dry sump
Valve System
DOHC, 8 valvesNADOHC, 8 valves
Clutch
Wet multi-disc, manualWet, multiplate with coil springsAssist & Slipper clutch | Wet multi-disc, manual
Gear Ratios
1st - 2.438 (39/16), 2nd - 1.714 (36/21), 3rd - 1.333 (32/24), 4th - 1.111 (30/27), 5th - 0.966 (28/29), 6th - 0.852 (23/27)1) 3.071 (43/14) 2) 2.235 (38/17) 3) 1.778 (32/18) 4) 1.520 (38/25) 5) 1.333 (36/27) 6) 1.214 (34/28)1st - 2.438 (39/16), 2nd - 1.714 (36/21), 3rd - 1.333 (32/24), 4th - 1.111 (30/27), 5th - 0.966 (28/29), 6th - 0.852 (23/27)
Primary Reduction Ratio
2.095 (88/42)1.690(71/42)2.095 (88/42)
Final Reduction Ratio
3.067 (46/15)NANA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Gear Indicator
NA
ABS Light
NA
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Tachometer
AnalogDigital bar graph
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital-2
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Odometer
Digital
Clock
DigitalNA

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SportsSportsNaked
Official Tagline
Fun. Aggressive. Easy.Feel the Rush!Speed Demon
Price in India
Kawasaki Ninja 650 is priced at INR 5.89 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Honda CBR650F was priced at INR 7.38 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Kawasaki Z650 is priced at INR 5.69 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Current Status
AvailableDiscontinuedAvailable
Bike Variant
Kawasaki Ninja 650Honda CBR650F ABSKawasaki Z650
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock braking system)NA2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
Shades
Orange, BlackMatt GunPowder Black Metallic, Millennium RedPearl Flat Stardust White/Metallic Spark Black, Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Metallic Flat Spark Black/Metallic Spark Black, Metallic Raw Titanium/Metallic Spark Black
Vehicle Overview
Ninja 650 is the most impressive twin cylinder offering from the Japanese manufacturer when compared in terms of value and performance. It comes with the same 649 cc engine (now Euro4 compliant) producing 67.2 HP and 65.7 Nm of torque. It is lighter by 18 kg than its predecessor. Ninja 650 rivals the upcoming CBR650R in the Indian market.Honda CBR650F is an inline-4, 648cc motorcycle producing 85.28 BHP at 11,000 rpm and 60.5 Nm at 8500 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and rivals Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Benelli TNT 600i around its segment. The bike comes with a top speed of 194 kmph and weighs almost equal to the other rivals at 216 kg. It has a limited 133 mm of ground clearance while its seat height is quite high at 810 mm for an average sized Indian.Z650 is a new entry into the lineup, developed with the same frame and body panels as 2017 Ninja 650. New Z650 has replaced the aged Er-6n in most of the markets including India. It is now lighter, faster and more torque focused than the older motorcycle, proving its worth through its efficient dynamics and engine. The Z650 rivals Benelli TNT600i and Hyosung GT650N in India. Kawasaki Z650 develops 67.2 Bhp @ 8000 rpm of maximum power and 65.7 NM @ 6500 rpm of maximum torque.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMF

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 300mm petal discs. Caliper: Dual piston2 x 320mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston calipers and sintered metal padsDual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs. Caliper: Dual piston
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
Single 220mm petal disc. Caliper: Single-piston1 x 240mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and resin mold padsSingle 220 mm petal disc. Caliper: Single-piston
Wheel Type
Alloy WheelsHollow-section 6-spoke cast aluminiumNA
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70ZR-17 radial120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
160/60ZR17M/C (69W)180/55ZR-17 radial160/60 ZR17 M/C (69W)
ABS
2-Channel ABSBosch 9.1M ABS
Front Wheel
17-inch17M/C x MT3.517-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17M/C x MT5.517-inch

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41mm Telescopic Fork41mm Telescopic Fork41 mm telescopic fork
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with preload adjustmentMonoshock with 7-stage spring preload adjustmentMono Shock, Horizontal Back-link with preload adjustment
Frame
Trellis, high-tensile steelSteel DiamondNA
Front Wheel Travel
125 mm108mm wheel travel125 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
130 mm128mm wheel travel130 mm

Miscellaneous Information

Trail
100 mm101mm100 mm

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