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Honda Rebel 500 vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Honda Rebel 500 and Kawasaki Vulcan S, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Honda Rebel 500 priced at RM 31,798 while the Kawasaki Vulcan S Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 27,172 . Comparing the technical specifications, Kawasaki Vulcan S engine displacement is 649 while the Honda Rebel 500 houses a 471.03 engine.

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Overview: Rebel 500 vs Vulcan S

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 471.03 cc 649 cc
Maximum Power 45.50 hp 60.16 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
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From The Experts

Things we like

Impressive styling

Riding ergonomics

Ride quality

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Learner-friendly dynamics

Comfortable ergonomics with a low seat

Modern Cruiser aesthetics

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Things we don't like

Lack of features

Could have done with more power

Boring instrument console

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Low foot pegs grind too easily

No electronics

Disappointing exhaust note

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Engine & Performance

Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.8:1
Bore X Stroke 67 mm x 66.8 mm 83 mm x 60 mm
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Displacement 471.03 649
Engine Type 471cc Liquid-Cooled Parallel-Twin Four-Stroke 2-Cylinder 4-stroke Parallel Twin, 8 Valves DOHC, Liquid Cooled
Exhaust Pipes 2 In 1 Exhaust 2 In 1 Exhaust
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 11.2 L 14.0 L
RPM at Maximum Torque 6000 6600
RPM at Maximum Power 8500 7500
Maximum Torque 43 Nm 63 Nm
Maximum Power 45.50 60.16
Lubrication System -- Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump
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Dimension

Seating Capacity 2 2
Width 820 mm 880 mm
Wheel Base 1490 mm 1575 mm
Length 2190 mm 2310 mm
Seat Height 690 mm 705 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Kerb Weight 191 kg 225 kg
Ground Clearance 136 mm 130 mm
Height 1093 mm 1100 mm
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Supply System PGM-FI Fuel Injection
Ignition System Digital Digital

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual

Wheels & Tyres

Tyre Type Radial Radial
Front Wheel Size R16 R18
Rear Wheel Size R16 R17
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 160/60 R17
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 120/70 R18

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Material -- Steel
Body Frame Type -- Perimeter
Side Wings -- No
Suspension Travel(Front) -- 130 mm
Seat Type -- Dual Stepped
Front Suspension -- Telescopic Fork
Suspension Travel(Rear) -- 80 mm
Rear Suspension -- Offset Laydown Single-Shock
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Safety & Security

Back Rest No No
ABS Yes --
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Leg Guards No No
Stability Control No No
Traction Control No No
Launch Control No No
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Engine Immobilizer No --
Anti-Theft Alarm No --
Central Locking No No
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Side Reflectors Yes --
Riding Modes Cruise, Road Cruise, Road Cruise, Road Cruise, Road
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Console

Side Stand Indicator No No
Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Display Screen Yes Yes
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Oil Change Indicator No --
Navigator No No
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
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Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control No No
Additional Features -- Dual Throttle Valves Dual Throttle Valves

Electrical

Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V 12 V 12 V
Tail Lamp Bulb Bulb Bulb Bulb
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen Bulb Bulb
Indicator Light Yes Yes

Brake

Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc
Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Material Steel Steel --
Side Wings No --
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork --
Rear Suspension Dual Shocks Dual Shocks --
Seat Type Dual Seat Dual Seat --

Videos of Honda Rebel 500 and Kawasaki Vulcan S

  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S Review (Bike World)
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S Review (Bike World)
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • New Kawasaki Vulcan S MY15 - Official Video
    New Kawasaki Vulcan S MY15 - Official Video
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S: First Ride Impression -- Ep.1
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S: First Ride Impression -- Ep.1
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S Commercial: Make it Yours
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S Commercial: Make it Yours
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • $7,399:   2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS White  Overview and Review
    $7,399: 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS White Overview and Review
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki VULCAN S Test ride review
    2015 Kawasaki VULCAN S Test ride review
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S First Ride - MotoUSA
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S First Ride - MotoUSA
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S: ERGO-FIT
    2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S: ERGO-FIT
    16 Oct, 2015 .
  • Shop Talk: 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S & Kawasaki Genuine Accessories
    Shop Talk: 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S & Kawasaki Genuine Accessories
    16 Oct, 2015 .

Honda Rebel 500 vs Kawasaki Vulcan S FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between Honda Rebel 500 vs Kawasaki Vulcan S?

Rebel 500 is priced at RM 31,798 and Vulcan S is priced at RM 27,172 . Hence Vulcan S is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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Which Motorcycle has Higher ground clearance between Rebel 500 vs Vulcan S?

The Rebel 500 comes with a ground clearance of 136 mm , on the other hand the Vulcan S comes with a ground clearance of 130 mm , hence the Honda Rebel 500 has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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What is Rebel 500 vs Vulcan S dimension size comparison?

The Rebel 500 dimension are 2190 mm length, 820 mm width, 1093 mm height while the Vulcan S Dimensions are 2310 mm length, 880 mm width, 1100 mm height. Hence the Vulcan S is more longer more wider and more higher.

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