In this comparison, we list the technical specifications of all three models to help you identify the differences and make a better buying decision. In the Indian market, the new Suzuki Gixxer 250 is priced at $2,240, while the Yamaha FZ-25 is priced at $1,880, and the KTM 250 Duke is priced at $2,750.
In terms of features, the new Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Yamaha FZ25 both have full LED headlights, while the KTM 250 Duke uses a halogen lamp for lighting. In terms of design, the KTM 250 Duke is inspired by the Super Duke 1290, making it one of the most desirable bikes not only in its segment but also in the Indian market. On the other hand, the Gixxer 250 and FZ-25 also have a muscular and sporty appearance.
In terms of suspension, the KTM 250 Duke has an advantage with its sporty USD front forks, while the other two Japanese competitors have conventional telescopic front forks. All three models are equipped with fully digital instrument clusters, although the 250 Duke provides more information related to the bike than the other two competitors.
The Suzuki Gixxer 250 shares its technical specifications and engine with the Gixxer SF 250. It uses a single-cylinder, 4-valve, 249cc SOHC engine, oil-cooled, producing a maximum power of 26 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and a peak torque of 22.6 Nm at 7,500 rpm. It comes with a 6-speed gearbox and an electronic fuel injection system.
The Yamaha FZ-25 2019 continues to be equipped with a single-cylinder SOHC Blue Core engine, oil-cooled, with a displacement of 249cc combined with a 5-speed gearbox. It produces a maximum power of 20.9 horsepower at 8,000 rpm and a peak torque of 20 Nm at 6,000 rpm. It also meets the latest emission standards.
The KTM Duke 250 2019 is equipped with a 248.8cc engine, producing a maximum power of 30 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and a peak torque of 24 Nm at 7,250 rpm. The Gixxer 250 and 250 Duke have 6-speed gearboxes, while the FZ-25 has a 5-speed gearbox.
The 250 Duke model has a slightly higher weight than the FZ-25 and Gixxer 250, although it has a higher power and torque output. However, the seat height is relatively higher at 830 mm on the 250 Duke.
All three bikes have a dual-channel ABS and disc brakes on both front and rear wheels. The stopping power comes from the disc brakes on both wheels. The KTM model has a larger fan compared to the Japanese competitors.
Overall, these three bikes offer different features and specifications, catering to different preferences and riding styles. Choose the one that suits your needs and preferences the best.