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Yamaha YZF R1 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 comparison

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Compare Yamaha YZF R1 and Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Yamaha YZF R1 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 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 Ninja 1000 starts at ₹ 10.59 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Yamaha YZF R1 starts at ₹ 19.24 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 base engine returns 17 kmpl. The Yamaha YZF R1 base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 gets a 1043 cc that produces 140 bhp peak power. The Yamaha YZF R1 comes in a 998 cc that produces 197 bhp peak power.

Engine Cc 998.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 4 4
Max Power 197.3 bhp @ 13500 rpm140 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm111 Nm @ 7300 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 L19 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.9 LN/A
Mileage 20 Kmpl17 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 340 km323 km
Kerb Weight 200 kg239 kg
Length 2055 mm2100 mm
Width 690 mm790 mm
Height 1150 mm1185 mm
Wheelbase 1405 mm1440 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm130 mm
Seat Height 855 mm815 mm
No. Of Gears 6 6
Clutch Wet, Multiple Dics Wet, Multiplate
Chassis Type Diamond Aluminium Twin-Tube
Front Suspension Telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm 41 mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability.
Rear Suspension Swingarm, (link Suspension) Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Remote Spring Preload Adjustability.
Front Brake Type Hydraulic Dual Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Single Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W) 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17M/C(75W) 190/50 ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery 12V, 8.6AH(10H) Maintenance Free
Headlight Projector LED
Tail Light LED LED
High Volume Air Intake
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine
Compact Deltabox Chassis
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling
New Lift Control System
New Quick Shift System
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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