Honda CB500X vs Kawasaki Versys-X 250 Comparison

Compare for Honda CB500X vs Kawasaki Versys-X 250

The detailed motorcycle comparison of Honda CB500X and Kawasaki Versys-X 250, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Honda CB500X priced at RM 36,099 while the Kawasaki Versys-X 250 motorcycle has a price tag of RM 22,444 . Comparing the technical specifications, Kawasaki Versys-X 250 engine displacement is 249 while the Honda CB500X houses a 471 engine.

Overview Honda CB500X Kawasaki Versys-X 250
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 36,099 RM 22,444
User Rating
Available Color(s)
CB500X Colors
Versys-X 250 Colors
Fuel Type
All Petrol Motorcycles
All Petrol Motorcycles
Vehicle Type
Dual Sport
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User Review Comparison

Honda CB500X
  • K
    Kim Apr 24, 2019 for Honda CB500X

    I am a fan of Honda Bikes. After getting transferred to Malaysia I thought to purchase a bike for myself. Obviously I decided to go for Honda only and went Read More

Kawasaki Versys-X 250
  • I
    Iesa Jun 13, 2019 for Kawasaki Versys-X 250

    I was looking for a adventure bike in a market and before entering into the showroom I googled the bikes which I was expecting major specialties in. There were many Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Honda CB500X

Great styling

Good stability on the road

High-grade power delivery

Kawasaki Versys-X 250

Impressive stance

Ride quality

Honda CB500X

Expensive compared to its competitors

Kawasaki Versys-X 250

Styling could have been better

Tyres are less off-road worthy


Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Size 17.7 L 17.0 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 471 249
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4
Bore X Stroke 67 mm x 66.8 mm 62 mm x 41.2 mm
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 11.3:1
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 33.5
Maximum Torque 43 Nm 21.7 Nm
RPM at Maximum Power 8500 11500
RPM at Maximum Torque 7000 10000
Seating Capacity 2 2
Length 2098 mm 2170 mm
Width 826 mm 860 mm
Height 1358 mm 1390 mm
Kerb Weight 195 kg 173 kg
Wheel Base 1421 mm 1450 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm 180 mm
Seat Height 812 mm 815 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 Uni Trak
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 100/90 R19
Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17 130/80 R17
Front Wheel Size ZR17 R19
Rear Wheel Size ZR17 R17
Tyre Type Runflat, Tubeless Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Traction Control
Launch Control
Riding Modes Sport Sport
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Anti-Theft Alarm
Central Locking
Shutter Lock
Side Reflectors
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED LED
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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