Kawasaki Z650 vs Triumph Trident 660

Triumph Trident 660 Price starts at Rs. 8.12 Lakh which is Rs. 1.47 Lakh costlier than base model of Kawasaki Z650 priced at Rs. 6.65 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Kawasaki Z650 is 28.11 kmpl whereas the mileage of Triumph Trident 660 is 22.88 kmpl. In technical specifications, Kawasaki Z650 is powered by 649 cc engine , while Triumph Trident 660 is powered by 660 cc engine. Kawasaki Z650 is available in 1 different colours while Triumph Trident 660 comes with 4 colours. The Comparison Kawasaki Z650 vs Triumph Trident 660 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Z650 vs Trident 660

Key Highlights Z650 STDTrident 660 STD
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Max Power 68 PS @ 8000 rpm 81 PS @ 10250 rpm

Z650 vs Trident 660 Key Highlights

Basic Info Z650 STDTrident 660 STD
31 reviews
11 reviews
Brand Name Kawasaki Triumph
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 6.65 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 8.12 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Max Power 68 PS @ 8000 rpm 81 PS @ 10250 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Z650 Colors
Trident 660 Colors
Brakes Front Double Disc Double Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Cast Aluminium
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 28,274 Z650 Insurance Rs. 30,581 Trident 660 Insurance
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Engine Type
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Engine Displacement
649 cc
660 cc
Max Power
68 PS @ 8000 rpm
81 PS @ 10250 rpm
Max Torque
64 Nm @ 6700 rpm
64 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Emission Type
83 mm
74.0 mm
60 mm
51.1 mm
No Of Cylinders
Drive Type
Chain Drive
X-ring chain
Valve Per Cylinder
Fuel Type
Compression Ratio

Brakes Front
Double Disc
Double Disc
Brakes Rear

Quarter Mile
13.31s @ 135kmph
Braking (60-0 kmph)
16.30 mm
Braking (80-0 kmph)
28.45 mm
Braking (100-0 kmph)
43.72 mm
Mileage (City)
19.02 kmpl
17.47 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
28.11 kmpl
22.88 kmpl

Tyre Size
Front :-120/70-ZR17 Rear :- 160/60-ZR17
Front :-120/70-17 Rear :-180/55-17
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Cast Aluminium

Seat height
790 mm
805 mm
2115*765*1065 mm3
2020*790*1080 mm3
1410 mm
1407 mm
2115 mm
2020 mm
Ground Clearance
130 mm
1065 mm
1080 mm
765 mm
790 mm
Fuel Capacity
15 Liters
14 Liters
Kerb Weight
191 Kg
189 Kg
Tail Light
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
310 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
220 mm
255 mm

Additional Features
Smartphone connectivity via RIDEOLOGY THE APP, Fuel Type / Minimum Octane Rating - Unleaded petrol/RON91, Lubrication - Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump, Rake - 240°, Trail - 100mm, Rear/Front Caliper - Single/Dual Piston, Fuel System - Fuel injection: ø36 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Shift Assist - Triumph Shift Assist (Accessory fit), System - Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with electronic throttle control, Exhaust - Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system with low single sided stainless steel silencer, Swingarm - Twin-sided, fabricated steel, Rake -23.9º, Trail - 105.4 mm, Class Leading Technology
Charging at Home
Charging at Charging Station
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp

Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Internet Connectivity
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Pass Switch
TFT Colour Display
TFT screen
Mobile Application
Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Kawasaki Z650

  • Despite BS6 updates
  • no real change in performance outputs
  • Modern features like LED headlight
  • 4.3-inch colour-TFT screen and smartphone connectivity
  • Kitted with grippier Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2 rubber.

Kawasaki Z650

  • Engine is too mellow
  • lacks character
  • Misses out on radial brake calipers and electronic aids
  • Ground clearance is an abysmal 130mm.
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What to choose, Triumph Trident 660 or Triumph Tiger Sport 660?
  • It would be unfair to give a verdict here as Triumph Tiger Sport 660 hasn't launched yet. So we would suggest you wait for the bike to get launched for a fruitful comparison. Stay tuned for further updates. Follow the link to get an alert when Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is launched. On the other hand, the Trident delivers better on the sort of performance you’d expect from a “big bike” and this, in our books, makes it better value-for-money. The premium is well justified for the thrills you experience, courtesy of the 660cc triple engine. It handles well, and like a patient teacher, builds you up nicely for larger capacity motorcycles that you’d most likely upgrade to after a few years. Read more -Triumph Trident 660 vs Kawasaki Z650 Comparison Review: Which Is The Perfect First Big Bike?.
Q. Confused between Triumph Trident 660 or Z900
Q. Which is better Triumph Trident or Ducati Super Sports? Any idea when can I get test rides for these bikes?
  • It would be unfair to give a verdict as both the bike 2021 Ducati SuperSport 950 haven't launched. We would suggest you wait for the bike to launch. Follow the get an alert when 2021 Ducati SuperSport 950 is launched. Moreover, you can go for Triumph Trident 660 which is available now. Triumph Trident 660 is priced at Rs. 6.95 Lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi), which is an introductory price. It is offered in only one variant - STD. Powering the Trident is a similar version of the 660cc triple motor that you find on the Euro-spec Street Triple S. It has quite a lot of different internal parts that are dedicated to making the motor feel a lot more accessible. 81PS at 10,250rpm and 64Nm at 5,000rpm is produced here, making it one of the leaders in terms of performance in this segment. A six-speed gearbox with a slip-and-assist clutch comes in as standard and one can fit a bi-directional quick shifter from the Triumph’s accessory catalogue. Triumph features. LED lighting all around was a given but there is the signature Triumph touch to them. The round console is a fully digital unit with the top LCD portion displaying info such as speed, revs, fuel level, and the current gear selected. The bottom half is a color TFT panel allowing you to control the electronic aids as well as introduce smartphone connectivity for which you need to buy a separate module. Moreover, we would suggest you take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
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Z650 Vs Trident 660 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is cheaper Z650 vs Trident 660?

The Kawasaki Z650 is cheaper than Triumph Trident 660 by Rs. 1.47 Lakh.

Which bike offers better performance Z650 vs Trident 660?

For the STD version, 649 cc Petrol engine of Z650 produces 68 PS @ 8000 rpm of power and 64 Nm @ 6700 rpm of torque. Whereas for the STD version, 660 cc Petrol engine of Trident 660 produces 81 PS @ 10250 rpm of power and 64 Nm @ 6250 rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Kawasaki Z650
  • Triumph Trident 660
  • Like most of the people here I don't own kawasaki z650 2020 model but still I am writing this review. I don't know how others know about the pros and cons of the bike without riding it. Please wait for the test ride and thereafter you can reveiw it. As per my research it is one of the best entry level sports bike.

    Manjunath Mandrekar few weeks ago
  • The Z650 is a bike which you can use for weekend fun ride or for daily commute. The 650 engine is peppy and can generate torque in any gear. The engine is very good and no problem so far. The maintenance cost is a little high apart from that its a fun to ride motorcycle

    Zoheb Ahmed few weeks ago
  • Very good motorcycle for my type peoples.Negative point is ground clearance.Exhaust sound need to improve.

    Kaushik Dhali few weeks ago
Kawasaki Z650 User Reviews
  • Wana buy this bike but no money on pocket so let's hope one day will com that this bike was mine and having long ride

    Bikal Mangar few weeks ago
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