Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW R 1200 RT comparison

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Kawasaki Vulcan S
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 6.23 Lakh
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₹ 19.28 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Vulcan S and BMW R 1200 RT

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW R 1200 RT 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.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 19.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.78 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 6.06 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 RT base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 RT gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Vulcan S comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
649.0 cc
1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.0 L
25.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
4.0 L
Mileage
23.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
235 kg
276 kg
Length
2310 mm
2222 mm
Width
855 mm
983 mm
Height
1090 mm
1416 mm
Wheelbase
1575 mm
1485 mm
Ground Clearance
130 mm
N/A
Seat Height
705 mm
805 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet, Multi-disc
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type
Perimeter, High-tensile Steel
Two-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox Unit
Front Suspension
ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension
Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm
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
Front Brake Type
Brembo Disc
Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
300 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
250 mm
276 mm
Wheel Size
18 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R18 M/C 59H
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
160/60 R17 M/C 69H
180/55 ZR 17
Battery
Maintenance Free
12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight
Bulb And Reflector Type
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Analogue
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Dual Channel ABS
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ABS
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