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Honda CB500X vs Kawasaki Versys 650 Comparison

Compare for Honda CB500X vs Kawasaki Versys 650

The detailed motorcycle comparison of Honda CB500X and Kawasaki Versys 650, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Honda CB500X priced at RM 36,099 while the Kawasaki Versys 650 motorcycle has a price tag of RM 36,201 . Comparing the technical specifications, Kawasaki Versys 650 engine displacement is 649 while the Honda CB500X houses a 471 engine.

Overview Honda CB500X Kawasaki Versys 650
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 36,099 RM 36,201
User Rating
Available Color(s)
CB500X Colors
Versys 650 Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Dual Sport
Dual Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia
Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Honda CB500X
Kawasaki Versys 650
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    WILSON Okt 16, 2020 for Kawasaki Versys 650

    I was in look for a bike that would be a well-balanced impression of my life as a moto maniac and an avid photographer by profession. While I was very Read More

  • M
    Mawiza Sep 01, 2020 for Kawasaki Versys 650

    I’m an adrenaline junkie and can often be seen off the roads with my Kawasaki Versys 650. Adventure-sports have been my thing ever since I was a kid and am Read More

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    Adrian Chiew Ogo 31, 2019 for Kawasaki Versys 650

    Bought this awesomeness early 2017. The versys 650 is powered by a parallel twin engine yet it is armed with upside-down forks and an impressive swingarm I must say. Now Read More

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    Umar Jun 13, 2019 for Kawasaki Versys 650

    A Kawasaki Versys 650 is a most dynamic bike amongst the entire latest models arrived in the market. Earlier due to competitive prices and latest technology, the specifications are confusing Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Honda CB500X

Great styling

Good stability on the road

High-grade power delivery

Kawasaki Versys 650



Ride quality

Honda CB500X

Expensive compared to its competitors

Kawasaki Versys 650

Tyres could have been more off-road specific

Lack of electronic riding aids

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 17.7 L 21.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes 2 In 1 Exhuast 2 In 1 Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type Parallel-Twin Engine DOHC Liquid-Cooled Two Cylinders, 4-Stroke Parallel Twin, 8-Valves DOHC, Liquid-Cooled
Displacement 471 649
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4
Bore X Stroke 67 mm x 66.8 mm 83 mm x 60 mm
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.8:1
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Lubrication System Wet Sump Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump
Maximum Power 49.6 68.05
Maximum Torque 43 Nm 64 Nm
RPM at Maximum Power 8500 8500
RPM at Maximum Torque 7000 7000
Seating Capacity 2 2
Length 2098 mm 2165 mm
Width 826 mm 840 mm
Height 1358 mm 1400 mm
Kerb Weight 195 kg 214 kg
Wheel Base 1421 mm 1415 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm 170 mm
Seat Height 812 mm 840 mm
Category Dual Sport Sport
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System Digital Transistorised Digital
Fuel Supply System PGM-FI Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Prolink Offset Laydown Single-Shock
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17 160/60 ZR17
Front Wheel Size ZR17 ZR17
Rear Wheel Size ZR17 ZR17
Tyre Type Runflat, Tubeless Runflat
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Launch Control
Riding Modes Sport Sport
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Anti-Theft Alarm
Central Locking
Shutter Lock
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Front Brake Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings

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