Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

In this comparison, we will compare the design, powertrain, features, hardware, and price of both motorcycles.

Design

Design is a very subjective matter and both motorcycles come with very unique and iconic designs that cannot be confused with other motorcycles.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

The new Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 is very present on the road. In addition, the beak-shaped nose and the octagonal LED headlights give the motorcycle a unique identity.

On the other hand, the KTM 250 Adventure comes with a very sharp design language that is unmistakably KTM. Additionally, the partially exposed trellis frame gives the bike a more upscale appeal.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

Features

In terms of features, the Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 comes with features like LED headlights, LED taillights, dual channel ABS, front and rear disc brakes, USB charging port, alloy wheels, a fully digital dashboard with Suzuki Ride Connect, turn-by-turn navigation, incoming call alert, SMS alert, WhatsApp alert, missed call alert, overspeed warning, battery level indicator phone number, estimated time of arrival, and a few others.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

The KTM 250 Adventure is the older motorcycle among the two, but it just lacks the Bluetooth connectivity feature offered by the Suzuki V-Storm SX 250. Other than that, the KTM 250 Adventure comes with features like a color LCD screen, LED taillights, dual-channel ABS, front and rear disc brakes, alloy wheels and a few others.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

Material

In terms of hardware, Suzuki fitted the bike with 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels more suitable for off-roading, a telescopic front suspension with slightly longer travel and a preload adjustable in 7 steps. rear monoshock.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

KTM, on the other hand, is clearly the more premium bike with better hardware such as 43mm WP Apex USD forks up front, adjustable WP Apex monoshock in the rear, Trellis frame more rigid and the larger fuel tank of 14 liters (Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 is equipped with a fuel tank of 12 liters).

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

Powertrain

The foreign model of the Suzuki V-Storm 250 (Suzuki DL250 AL and Suzuki DL250 AM) is powered by a parallel-twin engine from the Suzuki Inazuma 250 producing 24 hp of power and 22 Nm of torque. However, the newly launched Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 uses the same 249cc SOHC single cylinder engine as the Suzuki Gixxer 250 and this engine produces a healthier 26.5hp and 22.2Nm torque. In addition, this engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

By comparison, the KTM 250 Adventure comes with a more powerful and slightly more advanced 249cc liquid-cooled DOHC single-cylinder engine with 29.63bhp and 24Nm of torque. On top of that, the KTM 250 Adventure also features a slipper clutch for the 6-speed transmission for smoother downshifts.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

Price

The Suzuki V-Strom 250 is priced at Rs 2.11 lakh (ex-showroom, India). On the other hand, the KTM 250 Adventure is priced at Rs 2.35 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

Thoughts on Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 and KTM 250 Adventure

For a price difference of less than Rs 25,000, the KTM 250 Adventure offers far superior hardware and also packs a bit more punch.

Suzuki V-Storm SX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Design, Powertrain, Features, Hardware and Price

The Suzuki V-Storm could have been a great adventure bike if Suzuki priced the bike a little more aggressively.

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