Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs BMW S 1000 XR comparison

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Kawasaki Vulcan S
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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.

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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 cc999 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 4
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpm163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 63 Nm @ 6600 rpm114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection Electronic injection
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Water/oil-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 L20 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4 L
Mileage 23 Kmpl20 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 322 km400 km
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-disc Multiplate clutch in oil bath
Chassis Type Perimeter, high-tensile steel Aluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine
Front Suspension ø41 mm telescopic fork/130 mm Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable
Rear Suspension Offset laydown single-shock, linkage equipped, with adjustable preload/80 mm Aluminium 2-sided swing arm, rebound damping adjustable
Front Brake Type Brembo Disc Twin Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm265 mm
Wheel Size 18 inches17 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 190/55 ZR 17
Battery Maintenance Free 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector Type Halogen
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer DigitalDigital
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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