In terms of price and features, the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is going to compete with the KTM 250 Adventure in India. Here we compare the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 with the KTM 250 Adventure and tell which of the two bikes will be the best for you. Let’s have a look…
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Price
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has been launched in the Indian market with a starting price of Rs.2.11 lakhs, ex-showroom. At the same time, the KTM 250 Adventure is available at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.35 lakh. The Suzuki V-Strom is Rs 20,000 cheaper than the KTM 250 Adventure.
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Engine
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is powered by a single cylinder 249cc oil-cooled engine that produces 26.5 bhp and 22 Nm of torque. KTM 250 Adventure is powered by a 248.8cc liquid cooled single cylinder engine that produces 29.5 bhp power and 24 Nm torque. Both the motorcycles use a 6-speed gearbox with slipper assist. The engine of KTM 250 Adventure is more powerful due to its liquid cooled technology.
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Dimensions
In terms of dimensions, the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 gets a wheelbase of 1440 mm, ground clearance of 205 mm and a seat height of 835 mm. At the same time, this bike has a fuel tank of 12 liters and its weight is 167 kg. On the other hand, the KTM 250 Adventure gets a wheelbase of 1410 mm, ground clearance of 200 mm and a seat height of 855 mm. Also, the KTM 250 Adventure gets a fuel tank capacity of 14.5 liters and weighs 177 kg.
The Suzuki V-Strom has a longer wheelbase of 30 mm and weighs 10 kg less than the KTM 250 ADV, which makes it easy to maneuver. The KTM ADV gets a bigger fuel tank, which is beneficial for longer rides on the bike.
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Suspension, Tires & Brakes
Suzuki V-Strom gets 100/90-19 front and 140/70-17 size tires at the rear. It uses telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension unit at the rear. Disc brakes have been given on both the wheels to improve braking.
The KTM 250 Adventure gets tires of sizes 100/90-19 at the front and 130/80-17 at the rear. The bike gets an inverted telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock suspension unit at the rear. For braking, disc brakes are installed on both the wheels. Most of the components of both the bikes are similar. The KTM 250 Adventure is designed on a trellis frame, while the Strom gets a single-downtube frame.