BMW S 1000 R vs Kawasaki Z1000 Comparison

BMW S 1000 R vs Kawasaki Z1000

BMW S 1000 R Price starts at Rs. 16.70 lakh which is Rs. 1.60 lakh costlier than Kawasaki Z1000 priced at Rs. 15.10 lakh. The claimed mileage for the BMW S 1000 R is 12 kmpl where as the claimed mileage for Kawasaki Z1000 is 9 kmpl. In technical specifications, BMW S 1000 R is powered by 999 cc engine where as Kawasaki Z1000 is powered by 1043 cc engine. BMW S 1000 R is available in 4 different colours while Kawasaki Z1000 comes with 3 colours. 54% users have chosen BMW S 1000 R over Kawasaki Z1000 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Compare BMW S 1000 R vs Kawasaki Z1000 on the basis of price, specifications & other features.

Engine Type In-line 4-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 16-Valves, DOHC In-Line Four, 4-Stroke, 16-Valves, DOHC Engine
Engine Displacement (CC) 999 cc 1043 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 165 PS @ 11000 rpm 142 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm)
Bore 80 mm 77.0 mm
Stroke 49.7 mm 56.0 mm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel System
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Digital
Compression Ratio 12.1:1 11.8:1
Engine Immobilizer Yes
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 6 Speed 6 Speed
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Braking Type
0-60 kmph (sec)
Quarter Mile
Braking (60-0 kmph)
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)
40-80 kmph (4th gear)
Braking (80-0 kmph)
Braking (100-0 kmph)
Mileage (City)
Mileage (Highway)
Mileage (Overall)
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 12 kmpl 9 kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec)
Top Speed (Km/h)
0-160 kmph
Braking 60-0 km/h
Chassis Type
Suspension-Front Upside-down telescopic fork compression and rebound stage adjustable 41 mm inverted fork with compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Chassis Aluminum Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-Supporting Engine Twin Tube, Aluminium
Suspension-Rear Aluminium 2-sided swing arm, rebound damping adjustable Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged shock, with rebound damping and preload adjustability
Tyre Size Front :-120/70-ZR17, Rear :-190/55-ZR17 Front :-120/70-ZR17, Rear :-190/50-ZR17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch
Tyre Make
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre Yes Yes
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Cast aluminium Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider and Pillion)
Dry Weight
Length*Width*Height 2057*845*1228 2045*790*1055
Wheelbase(mm) 1439 mm 1435 mm
Length 2057 mm 2045 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 140 mm 125 mm
Height 1228 mm 1055 mm
Seat Height 814 mm 815 mm
Width 845 mm 790 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 17.5 L 17 L
Kerb Weight
Total Weight 407 kg
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 320 mm 310 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 220 mm 250 mm
Battery Type MF Maintenance Free
Charging Time
Motor Type
Motor Power
Fast Charging
Head Lamp
Projector head light
Pilot Lamps
LED tail lights
Seat Opening Switch
Boot Light
Turn Signal Lamp LED LED
Alternator 406 W
Power Modes
Cruise Control
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Body Type Sports Naked Bikes Sports Naked Bikes
Body Graphics Optional
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Seat Type Split Split
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Speedometer Digital Digital
Handle Type
Tachometer Analogue
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Charging point
Average Fuel economy
Digital Fuel Indicator
Distance to Empty
Low Fuel Warning Lamp Yes
External Fuel Filling
Stand Alarm
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Console Analogue and Digital Digital
Anti Theft Alarm
Shutter Lock
Odometer Digital Digital
Central Locking
Mobile Connectivity No No
Service Due Indicator
Switchable ABS
Keyless Ignition
Standard Warranty (Years) 2
Standard Warranty (kilometers) 30000

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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What is the difference between S 1000 R standard and S 1000 R Pro - S 1000 R - S 1000 R - S 1000 R?
  • The difference lies in the features of the variants, the BMW S1000R STD and BMW S1000R Pro. The Pro variant has been offered with more features like Low fuels warning lamps and Stand Alarm. The main difference is the presence of the Fuel injection system in the BMW S1000R Pro which misses out on the STD variant.