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BMW R 1200 RT Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 comparison

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₹ 19.28 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RT and Kawasaki Versys 1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RT Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 11.66 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 19.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.78 Lakh for top-end model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RT base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets a 1043 cc that produces 118 bhp peak power. The BMW R 1200 RT comes in a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc1043 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 4
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Electronic intake pipe injection Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooled Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 25 L21 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 LN/A
Mileage 20 Kmpl14 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 500 km294 km
Kerb Weight 276 kg250 kg
Length 2222 mm2240 mm
Width 983 mm895 mm
Height 1416 mm1400 mm
Wheelbase 1485 mm1520 mm
Ground Clearance N/A150 mm
Seat Height 805 mm840 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated Wet Multi-Disc
Chassis Type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit Twin-Tube, Aluminium
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut 43 mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Dual Discs
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery 12V / 16Ah, maintenance-free Maintenance Free
Headlight Halogen Bulb and Multi-Reflector Type
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer AnalogueDigital
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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