Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW S 1000 XR comparison

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Kawasaki Vulcan S
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 6.23 Lakh
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₹ 18.7 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Vulcan S and BMW S 1000 XR

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW S 1000 XR 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 S 1000 XR starts at ₹ 18.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 21.24 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 S 1000 XR base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 XR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Vulcan S comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 649.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 63 Nm @ 6600 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledWater/oil-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 23.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 235 kg216 kg
Length 2310 mm2183 mm
Width 855 mm940 mm
Height 1090 mm1408 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm1548 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mmN/A
Seat Height 705 mm840 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-discMultiplate Clutch In Oil Bath
Chassis Type Perimeter, High-tensile SteelAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 MmUpside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable
Front Brake Type Brembo DiscTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm265 mm
Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R18 M/C 59H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 160/60 R17 M/C 69H190/55 ZR 17
Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeHalogen
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalDigital
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
Dual Channel ABS-
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