Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 12.21 Lakh
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₹ 16.79 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Versys 1000 and BMW R 1200 GS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs BMW R 1200 GS 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 BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 16.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.18 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 11.66 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Kawasaki Versys 1000 base returns 14 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Versys 1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 1043.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 118 bhp @ 9000 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 14.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 250 kg244 kg
Length 2240 mm2207 mm
Width 895 mm953 mm
Height 1400 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm185 mm
Seat Height 840 mm850 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-DiscOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type Twin-Tube, AluminiumTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension 43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload AadjustabilityBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm276 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)170/60 R17
Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Bulb And Multi-Reflector TypeH7 / LED
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Adjustable Windscreen-
Dual Clutch Transmission-
Dual LED Headlamps-
LED Winkers and Taillights-
Manual Shift Selector-
Rally Style Rider Console-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-
The DCT Engine-
Electronic Throttle Valves-
Handy power source-
Assist & Slipper Clutch-
Electronic Cruise Control-
High-Class Instrumentation-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers-
Sharp, Sporty Styling-
Twin LED Headlamps-
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