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Honda CB1000R vs Kawasaki Z 1000 Comparison

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The detailed motorcycle comparison of Honda CB1000R and Kawasaki Z 1000, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Honda CB1000R priced at RM 81,899 while the Kawasaki Z 1000 motorcycle has a price tag of RM 78,216 . Comparing the technical specifications, Kawasaki Z 1000 engine displacement is 1043 while the Honda CB1000R houses a 998 engine.

Overview Honda CB1000R Kawasaki Z 1000
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 81,899 RM 78,216
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Honda CB1000R Colors
Kawasaki Z 1000 Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Super Sport
Super Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia
Super Sport
Super Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Honda CB1000R
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    Safuana Jul 15, 2021 for Honda CB1000R

    I love riding exotic bikes, especially from categories that look different. While most people prefer riding a Ninja or a Yamaha in the litre-class segment, I chose the scrambler. Now, Read More

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    Johan Mei 19, 2021 for Honda CB1000R

    I have always had a little extra space in my heart for retro-styled bikes, while Honda being my all-time favorite brand. Hence, when I came across Honda CB1000R, I couldn’t Read More

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    Julius Mac 19, 2021 for Honda CB1000R

    I have always fancy purchasing retro bikes and then my eyes feel on this marvellous design. Now, if you are thinking that this old school model has nothing to do Read More

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    Adiputera Dis 06, 2020 for Honda CB1000R

    I wanted a powerful naked superbike as I am not a huge fan of super sports due to the aggressive riding position on offer. Moreover, I have ridden a lot Read More

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    Ethan Mei 07, 2019 for Honda CB1000R

    If the bikes superfast speedy performance is one of your topmost priorities while selecting bikes, then cb1000r-2018 will compliment your choice in best way. The bike is a high performance Read More

Kawasaki Z 1000
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    Azim Sep 16, 2021 for Kawasaki Z 1000

    The remainder of the Kawasaki range has this bike in its distinction. It has very few features and seems quite simple. This is not the perfect choice for you if Read More

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    Gabriel Jul 07, 2021 for Kawasaki Z 1000

    I have always loved how Kawasaki bikes dominated the sporting segment of the world. However, when it came to buying one for myself, I was willing to compromise on the Read More

  • S
    Samroze Mei 12, 2021 for Kawasaki Z 1000

    The look that this bike offer is what I was attracted to the most. Its aggressive muscular looks that come along with a powerful engine are indeed a head-turner. Its Read More

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    Bernardino Mac 24, 2021 for Kawasaki Z 1000

    This bike stands out from the rest of the Kawasaki lineup. This has very few features and appears to be very easy. If you want a more comfortable bike ride, Read More

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    Junada Sep 09, 2020 for Kawasaki Z 1000

    I have always been drawn towards Kawasaki, especially the 600cc above ones. Though the performance of all the motorcycles from the brand has been commendable, the specific Z series impresses Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Honda CB1000R

For the purists

Race honed performance

Top-notch handling


Kawasaki Z 1000

Aggressive design

Impressive performance


Honda CB1000R

Expensive than the competition

Outdated looks

Lacking in tech

Kawasaki Z 1000

Pillion comfort

Stiff ride quality

Lack of modern electronic safety aids

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Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 16.2 L 17.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes 4 In 2 In 1 Exhaust Dual Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, DOHC In-Line Four Cylinders, 4-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled
Displacement 998 1043
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 75 mm x 56.5 mm 77 mm x 56 mm
Compression Ratio 11.6:1 11.8:1
No. Of Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Maximum Power 143.4 140
Maximum Torque 104 Nm 111 Nm
RPM at Maximum Power 7500 10000
RPM at Maximum Torque 8250 7300
Seating Capacity 2 1
Length 2120 mm 2045 mm
Width 789 mm 790 mm
Height 1090 mm 1055 mm
Kerb Weight 212 kg 221 kg
Wheel Base 1455 mm 1435 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm 125 mm
Seat Height 830 mm 815 mm
Category Sport Sport
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System Digital Transistorised Digital
Fuel Supply System PGM-FI Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Showa Separate Function Fr Fork Big Piston (SFF-BP) Inverted Fork
Rear Suspension Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion (BRFC) Back Link
Battery Voltage 12 V, 8.6 Ah 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 120/70 R17 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 190/55 R17 190/50 ZR17
Front Wheel Size R17 ZR17
Rear Wheel Size R17 ZR17
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Runflat
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Launch Control
Riding Modes Standard, Sport, Rain, User Sport
Leg Guards
Pass Switch
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Front Brake Dual Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Single Seat
Body Frame Type Backbone Twin Tube
Body Frame Material Steel Alloy
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED

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