Ducati Scrambler vs Kawasaki Versys 650 Comparison

Ducati Scrambler vs Kawasaki Versys 650

Ducati Scrambler Price starts at Rs. 6.78 lakh which is Rs. 8,626 costlier than Kawasaki Versys 650 priced at Rs. 6.69 lakh. The claimed mileage for the Ducati Scrambler is 20 kmpl where as the claimed mileage for Kawasaki Versys 650 is 21 kmpl. In technical specifications, Ducati Scrambler is powered by 803 cc engine where as Kawasaki Versys 650 is powered by 649 cc engine. Ducati Scrambler is available in 2 different colours while Kawasaki Versys 650 comes with 3 colours. 80% users have chosen Kawasaki Versys 650 over Ducati Scrambler in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Compare Ducati Scrambler vs Kawasaki Versys 650 on the basis of price, specifications & other features.

Engine Type L- Twin, Desmodromic Distribution, 2 Valves Per Cylinder, Air Cooled Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Engine Displacement (CC) 803 cc 649 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 73.41 PS @ 8250 rpm 69 PS @ 8500 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm)
Bore 88 mm 83 mm
Stroke 66 mm 60 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 2
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 2 4
Fuel System
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Digital
Compression Ratio 11:1 10.8:1
Engine Immobilizer
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) 2.49s
Quarter Mile 13.89 s @ 156.24 kmph
Braking (60-0 kmph) 17.80 m
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear)
40-80 kmph (4th gear)
Braking (80-0 kmph) 31.09 m
Braking (100-0 kmph) 50.83 m
Mileage (City) 24.95 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 28.17 kmpl
Mileage (Overall) 8 kmpl
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 20 kmpl 21 kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec) 3.8s 5.13s
Top Speed (Km/h)
0-160 kmph
Braking 60-0 km/h 17.80 m
Chassis Type
Suspension-Front Upside Down Kayaba Fork ø41 mm inverted telescopic fork with adjustable rebound damping (right-side) and adjustable preload (left-side)
Chassis Tubular Steel Trellis Frame Diamond, High-Tensile Steel
Suspension-Rear Kayaba rear shock, pre-load adjustable. Offset laydown single-shock with remote spring preload adjustability
Tyre Size Front :-110/80-18 Rear :-180/55-17 Front :-120/70-17 Rear :-160/60-17
Wheel Size Front :-18 inch Rear :-17 inch Front :-17 inch Rear :-17 inch
Tyre Make Pirelli Angel ST
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre Yes Yes
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider and Pillion)
Dry Weight 173 kg
Length*Width*Height 2100*855*1150 2165*840*1400
Wheelbase(mm) 1445 mm 1415 mm
Length 2100 mm 2165 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 170 mm
Height 1150 mm 1400 mm
Seat Height 778 - 798 mm 840 mm
Width 855 mm 840 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 13.5 L 21 L
Kerb Weight
Total Weight 170 Kg
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 330 mm 300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 245 mm 250 mm
Battery Type
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
Power Modes
Cruise Control
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Body Type Sports Naked Bikes, Cafe Racer Bikes Adventure Tourer Bikes
Body Graphics
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
Clock Digital
Stand Alarm
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage With USB socket
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Console Digital Analogue and Digital
Anti Theft Alarm
Shutter Lock
Odometer Digital Digital
Central Locking
Mobile Connectivity No
Service Due Indicator
Switchable ABS
DRLs Yes
Keyless Ignition
Standard Warranty (Years) 2 8
Standard Warranty (kilometers) Unlimited 30000

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