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Honda CB650R vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Comparison

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Honda CB650R vs Kawasaki Vulcan S

Find below the detailed motorcycle comparison of Honda CB650R and Kawasaki Vulcan S, based on price, specifications, & other features. We have the Honda CB650R priced at ₱501,000 , while Kawasaki Vulcan S is priced at ₱415,000 . If we compare the technical specifications, Honda CB650R houses 649 engine whereas Kawasaki Vulcan S engine displacement stands at 649.

Overview Honda CB650R Kawasaki Vulcan S
Brand
SRP*
(Manila)
₱501,000 ₱415,000
User Rating
Available Color(s)
CB650R Colors
Vulcan S Colors
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Gasoline
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Vehicle Type
Sport
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Cruiser
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User Review Comparison

Honda CB650R
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    Liam May 28, 2021 for Honda CB650R

    I have always loved Honda bikes more than any other company, be it, Yamaha or Kawasaki. Honda bikes have superb high-speed stability and that keeps them planted on the road Read More

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    Isagani Apr 22, 2021 for Honda CB650R

    Ever since I came around the sports niche, the 650R has been one of the best bikes of my liking. Designed to resonate to looks similar to the big brother Read More

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    Evan Apr 14, 2021 for Honda CB650R

    Do you have a special passion towards café racer styled bikes? Then I would suggest you to check this bike out. This naked bike caught my attention when I first Read More

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    Arvin Mar 30, 2021 for Honda CB650R

    If you are a speed junkie, chances are that you also have had your eyes on the Honda CB 650R that was recently updated for the Philippines. Thankfully, I’ve been Read More

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    Pacifico Mar 12, 2021 for Honda CB650R

    The Honda CB650R is confusing in its aspect given its sporty nature along with the daily commuter performance. This model of Honda belongs to the Neo Sports Cafe stable and Read More

Kawasaki Vulcan S
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    Mason May 24, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I bought the Kawasaki Vulcan S almost a year ago, and if you ask me why I bought it, it was simply because it looked different from all other cruiser Read More

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    Amihan Mar 23, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    While many cruiser aficionados look out for heritage or old school looks while upgrading to a middleweight or bigger capacity cruiser, I settled on the Kawasaki Vulcan S, for the Read More

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    Eunseo Dec 17, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    My bikes have always been my most treasured possession. So while selecting one among host of other two wheelers, I had been quite fussy. This time I thought to go Read More

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    Ejay Oct 15, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I had been looking for a bike that can be aptly used as a beginner bike. Being almost novice in biking, I was not so confident to go for just Read More

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    Angelo Garcia May 12, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    My friends often ask me ‘being a beginner in bike riding which bike would be most apt for us? My decision always remain unchanged. I just reply them with, ‘Go Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Honda CB650R

Neo-retro design

Performance

Sharp handling

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Outstanding design

Great ergonomics

Powerful engine

Standard ABS

Honda CB650R

Wind protection at higher speeds

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Not great heat dissipation from riders legs

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Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 15.4 L 14 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet Multi Disc
Exhaust Pipes 4 in 1 Exhaust 2 in 1 Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type 4 Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 16 Valve, DOHC Liquid-Cooled Engine Parallel Twin, 4-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC Engine
Displacement 649 649
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
No. Of Cylinder 4 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Maximum Power 93.4 61.6
Maximum Torque 63.3 Nm 64 Nm
RPM at Maximum Torque 9000 6500
RPM at Maximum Power 12000 7500
Dimension
Seating Capacity 2 1
Length 2128 mm 2315 mm
Width 784 mm 870 mm
Height 1076 mm 1095 mm
Kerb Weight 203 kg 228 kg
Wheel Base 1449 mm 1580 mm
Ground Clearance 148 mm 130 mm
Seat Height 810 mm 705 mm
Category Sport Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension USD Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Swing Arm Monoshock
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 120/70 R17 120/70 R18
Rear Tyre 180/55 R17 160/60 R17
Front Wheel Size R17 R18
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17
Tyre Type Tubeless Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
ABS
Launch Control
Riding Modes Road, Race Street, Road
Leg Guards
Pass Switch
Side Reflectors
Features
Console
Navigator
Side Stand Indicator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Tripmeter
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Single Seat
Body Frame Type Diamond Perimeter
Body Frame Material Steel High Tensile Steel
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Electrical
Accessory Outlet
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED LED
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED

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