Suzuki V-Strom SX Vs KTM 250 Adventure - Specifications Comparison

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Updated On: April 9, 2022 11:41 IST
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Suzuki V-Strom SX Vs KTM 250 Adventure - Specifications Comparison

In India, the affordable adventure tourer segment is gaining popularity, and many people are looking for budget tourer motorcycles. Every motorcycle brand is making a name for itself in the affordable adventure tourer segment, and Suzuki is the most recent addition. The V-Strom SX 250 adventure tourer from the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 2.11 lakh. It directly competes with the KTM 250 Adventure in terms of price and specifications. Here's is a quick comparison of Suzuki V-Strom 250 SX vs KTM 250 Adventure .

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure Specifications

There are a lot of similarities between these two motorcycles and they both comes with a decent motor to give you enough power and torque for your adventure.

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SpecificationsSuzuki V-Strom SXKTM 250 Adventure
Engine249cc Oil-Cooled, Single Cylinder Engine248.8cc. Liquid-Cooled, Single Cylinder Engine
Power26.5 bhp29.5 bhp
Torque22 Nm24 Nm
Transmission6-speed 6-speed

The main difference here is that the V-Strom's engine is oil-cooled, while the Adventure's is fully liquid-cooled. As a result, the output figures varied slightly, with the KTM mill having a little advantage in terms of power and torque.

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure - Dimensions

By looks, both bikes look similar but they do have minor differences in weight, and wheelbase. Here are the dimensions of both bikes.

DimensionsSuzuki V-Strom SXKTM 250 Adventure
Wheelbase1440 mm1410 mm
Ground Clearance205 mm200 mm
Weight167 kg177 kg
Seat Height835 mm855 mm
Fuel Tank12 litres14.5 litres

The V-Strom has a 30 mm longer wheelbase and weighs 10 kg less than the KTM 250 ADV, making it easier to maneuver. The KTM ADV now has a larger fuel tank, which will be beneficial for longer rides.

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure - Suspension, Tyres and Brakes

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure

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Suzuki V-Strom SXKTM Adventure 250
Front Tyre Size100/90-19100/90-19
Rear Tyre Size140/70-17130/80-17
Front SuspensionTelescopicUpside-down fork
Rear SuspesionMonoshockMonoshock
Front BrakesDiscDisc, 320mm
Rear BrakesDiscDisc, 230mm

Most of the components of both bikes are similar. The 250 Adventure has a KTM-designed trellis perimeter frame, whilst the Strom has a single-downtube frame.

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure - Pricing

Suzuki V-Strom SX vs KTM 250 Adventure
Suzuki V-Strom SXKTM 250 Adventure
Ex-showroom PriceRs 2.11 lakhRs 2.35 lakh

The Suzuki V-Strom SX is over Rs 20,000 cheaper than the KTM 250 Adventure, which costs Rs 2.35 lakh.

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