First, the Kawasaki KX 250 is lighter than the KTM 250 Adventure. KTM 250 Adventure weighs 177 kg, whereas Kawasaki KX 250 is 107.3 kg. Both of the dirt bikes come under 250 cc engines.
Kawasaki KX 250 features a 249 cc liquid-cooled engine that can generate a torque of 25 Nm@9,700rpm. But, KTM 250 Adventure produces a torque of 24 Nm@7,500. KTM 250 Adventure’s compression ratio is less than the Kawasaki KX 250. KTM 250 Adventure’s compression ratio is 12.5:1, but the KX 250 has a 14.1:1 compression ratio.
The 6-speed gearbox makes the KTM 250 Adventure a bit better performer during descending than Kawasaki KX 250. Kawasaki KX 250 comes with a 5-speed gearbox.
Also, KTM 250 Adventure provides a 140 kmph top speed. But KX 250’s top speed is around 120 to 130 kmph. Coming to the fuel tank, KTM 250 Adventure features a 14.5 litres fuel tank, but Kawasaki KX 250 has only 6.2 litres.
The alloy wheels of the KTM 250 Adventure give it a refined look; however, the KX 250 comes with a spoked wheel.
Lastly, the Kawasaki 250 is much more expensive than the KTM 250 Adventure. Kawasaki KX 250 price is 7.99 lakhs as per the ex-showroom price. But KTM 250 Adventure sits at 2.40 lakhs.
Kawasaki KX 250 Vs Hero XPulse 200
Kawasaki KX 250 has a higher cc engine than Hero XPulse 200. Kawasaki KX 250 features a 249cc liquid-cooled engine, but Hero XPulse 200 comes with a 199 cc oil-cooled engine.
The 13-liter fuel-tanked Hero XPulse 200 provides 111 kmph top speed. While the KX 250 has a higher top speed of between 120 to 130 kmph.
The compression ratio of the Hero XPulse 200 is lower than Kawasaki KX 250, which is 10:01. Moreover, the 157 kg weighted Hero XPulse 200 is available in five colours: Matte Grey, Panther Black, White, Matte Green and Sports Green. But the 107.3 kg Kawasaki KX 250 has only one colour option, Green.
Again, Kawasaki KX 250 is much more pricey than Hero XPulse 200. Kawasaki KX 250’s cost is 7.99 lakhs, but Hero XPulse 200 price is at only 1.27 lakhs.
Kawasaki KX 250 Vs Suzuki V-Strom SX 250
Kawasaki KX 250 and Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 both of them have 249 cc engines. But the cooling system is different. Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 features an oil-cooled engine, unlike the liquid-cooled engine of the KX 250.
Also, the compression ratio of the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is lesser than Kawasaki KX 250. Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has a compression ratio of 10.7:1. But the KX 250’s compression ratio is 14.1:1.
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 provides a 140 kmph top speed which is a bit higher than Kawasaki KX 250, as it gives a 120-130 kmph top speed.
The Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has a 12 litres fuel tank and a 6-speed gearbox, and Kawasaki KX 250 features a 6.2 litres fuel tank with a 5-speed gearbox.
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has alloy wheels, not unlike the spoked wheels of the Kawasaki KX 250. The Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is available at 2.13 lakhs, but Kawasaki 250’s price is 7.99 lakhs.