Quick Comparison: Yamaha R6 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Yamaha R6 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R (Quick Comparison): The launch of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R at INR 10.49 lakh has ignited another discussion among the supersport fans of the country. The comparison of this 600cc, 4-cylinder bike is practical with just a limited number of options and Yamaha R6 is the closest competitor. Those who love full-faired racers also expect Honda to launch the CBR600RR in India.

2019 Yamaha R6
2019 Yamaha R6

The Suzuki GSX-R600 is also expected to arrive in the coming years to complete the Japanese dominance in the supersport segment. The current price of Yamaha R1 clears that the R6 will be priced around INR 13.50 lakh in the country. The price expectation is a result of comparison of current prices for both the bikes in the Thailand market.

Yamaha India sources their kits from the South Asian nation. Here is a complete list of differences between Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R and Yamaha R6.

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Yamaha R6 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Engine & Performance

Yamaha R6

  • Displacement: 599cc
  • Max Power: 118.4 HP @ 14,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 61.7 NM @ 10,500 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

  • Displacement: 636cc
  • Max Power: 130 HP @ 13,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 70.8 NM @ 11,000 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection

Brakes & Suspension

Yamaha R6

  • Front Brake: Dual 320mm Discs
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • Dual Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: 43mm USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable Monoshock

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

  • Front Brake: Dual 310mm Discs
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • Dual Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: 41mm USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable Monoshock
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Tyres & Frame

Yamaha R6

  • Front Tyre: 120/70-ZR17
  • Rear Tyre: 180/55-ZR17
  • Frame: Aluminum Deltabox

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

  • Front Tyre: 120/70-ZR17
  • Rear Tyre: 180/55-ZR17
  • Frame: Twin Spar, Cast Aluminum

Dimensions & Weight

Yamaha R6

  • Length: 2040mm
  • Width: 695mm
  • Height: 1150mm
  • Wheelbase: 1375mm
  • Seat Height: 850mm
  • Ground Clearance: 130mm
  • Kerb Weight: 190 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 17-liters

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

  • Length: 2025mm
  • Width: 710mm
  • Height: 1100mm
  • Wheelbase: 1400mm
  • Seat Height: 830mm
  • Ground Clearance: 130mm
  • Kerb Weight: 196 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 17-liters

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Yamaha R6: INR 13.50 lakh (Expected)
  • Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R: INR 10.49 lakh
2019 Yamaha R6 Console
2019 Yamaha R6 Console
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Console
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Console
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2019 Yamaha R15 V3 ABS vs Bajaj Pulsar RS200 ABS
Quick Comparison: Yamaha R6 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
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