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Compare 2016 Kawasaki Versys® 650 ABS to Others

2016 Kawasaki Versys® 650 ABS 2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT ABS
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Identification:
Model Type  On-Off Road Standard
MSRP (US)  $ 7999 $ 8499
Warranty  12 12
Engine:
Compression Ratio  10.8:1 11.2:1
Cooling  Liquid Liquid
Cylinders  2 2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Engine Type  Parallel Twin V Twin
Fuel Requirements   Regular
Fuel Type  Gas Gas
Starter  Electric Electric
Valve Configuration  DOHC DOHC
Valves  8 8
Valves Per Cylinder  4 4
Transmission:
Number Of Speeds  6 6
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)   Gear
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain Chain
Transmission Type  Manual Manual
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 R17 110/80 R19 59H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  160/60 R17 150/70 R17 69H
Brakes:
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.5 / 20.8 5.3 / 20
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.7 / 1414.8 61.4 / 1560