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KTM 250 Adventure or Suzuki V-Storm SX? Which is better as an adventure bike?

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In today’s rat race era, people are very busy. They are confused by the pressure of a full week of work. Happy jobs like fathers and uncles are rarely heard today. Therefore, there is a great tendency to take a two-day vacation or a weekend to visit St. And the adventure bike was born from this idea. It is clearly different from the usual Olympic bike. The long wheelbase and comfortable seat position will blow away the fatigue of a long trip in an instant. There are currently many options in the adventure segment of the Indian market. Among them, two models, KTM 250 Adventure and Suzuki V Storm SX, are equipped with 250cc engines. This report compares two bikes.

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Storm SX: What it looks like

The KTM 250 Adventure model is similar to the company’s other adventure bikes. It’s better to say it’s a smaller version of the 390 Adventure-U. At the very front is the windshield with large headlights. Immediately after that, you can see the extension of the fuel tank and the wide seat. LED tail lamps at the back.

Meanwhile, the Suzuki V-Strom SX also borrows design from its larger version, the Bistrom 650. Like Suzuki’s popular sports bike Gixxer 250, it uses a triangular headlight. The front end of the bike is like a bird’s beak, with muscular body panels on the sides.

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Storm SX: Engine Specs

The KTM 250 Adventure Bike uses the 248cc liquid cooled engine also found on the Duke 250 bike. The engine produces 30 PS of power and 24 Nm of torque. With 6-speed gearbox and slipper clutch. The Suzuki V-Strom SX, on the other hand, is powered by the 249cc oil-cooled engine used in the Gixxer 250. The engine produces 26.5 PS of power and 22 Nm of torque. It also has a 6-speed transmission system.

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Storm SX: Hardware

In terms of suspension, we slightly improved the KTM 250 Adventure. This is because it has a USD fork on the front and a mono shock absorber on the rear. Its complete braking system is handled by disc brakes on both wheels. Dual-channel ABS protects the rider. However, the driver can turn off his ABS on the rear wheels if he prefers, while the Suzuki V-Strom SX has a telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock absorber at the rear. Disc brakes are available on both wheels to handle the braking duties. There is also dual-channel ABS, but it cannot be disabled by choice.

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Storm SX: Features

This adventure bike from KTM features a digital instrument cluster, halogen headlights and LED DRL. The Suzuki V-Strom SX is slightly ahead in this regard. Because here you get LED headlights and a Bluetooth-enabled digital instrument cluster.

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Storm SX: Prices

In terms of price, the V-Storm SX is a little cheaper. The original showroom price of this Suzuki bike is Tk 2.12 Rough. On the other hand, the KTM 250 Adventure is priced at Rs 2.44 lakh (excluding showroom). But for the extra money, you can get better hardware, stronger engines, slipper clutches and switchable ABS technology.

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