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.
|Specifications||Suzuki V-Strom SX||KTM 250 Adventure|
|Engine||249cc Oil-Cooled, Single Cylinder Engine||248.8cc. Liquid-Cooled, Single Cylinder Engine|
|Power||26.5 bhp||29.5 bhp|
|Torque||22 Nm||24 Nm|
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.
|Dimensions||Suzuki V-Strom SX||KTM 250 Adventure|
|Wheelbase||1440 mm||1410 mm|
|Ground Clearance||205 mm||200 mm|
|Weight||167 kg||177 kg|
|Seat Height||835 mm||855 mm|
|Fuel Tank||12 litres||14.5 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||KTM Adventure 250|
|Front Tyre Size||100/90-19||100/90-19|
|Rear Tyre Size||140/70-17||130/80-17|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic||Upside-down fork|
|Front Brakes||Disc||Disc, 320mm|
|Rear Brakes||Disc||Disc, 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||KTM 250 Adventure|
|Ex-showroom Price||Rs 2.11 lakh||Rs 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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