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KTM RC Vs Aprilia RS4 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 125

KTM RC Vs Aprilia RS4 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 125: Which one is better?

Day by day the motorcycle industry of Bangladesh is spreading. 50 to 165, all segment bikes are now available in Bangladesh. Though commuter bikes are popular in our country but the sports segment bikes are also taking place. Not only Japanese and Indian brands, but The Europian brands are also entering our motorcycle market. For that, the motorcycle market is becoming more competitive than before.

In the 125cc segment, people think it’s a commuter segment. But some sports bikes are also available in this segment. KTM RC, Aprilia RS4, and Kawasaki Ninja are popular among them. These three bikes are a full-faired sports bike. As a 125cc bike, these two-wheelers come with amazing engine performance and design. At first look, they don’t look like a 125cc bike. Today we will try to show you the compare and contrast among these bikes.

CategoryKTM RC 125Aprilia RS4Kawasaki Ninja
Engine1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooledAprilia single-cylinder, four-stroke, fuel injection, Liquid-cooledLiquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, DOHC
Displacement124.7 cc124.2 cc125 cc
Max Power(14.8 Bhp) 15 HP @ 9500 rpm14.8 BHP @ 10500 rpm15 HP @ 10,000 rpm
Max Torque11.8 Nm @ 8000 rpm10.9 NM @ 8250 rpm11.7 Nm @ 7,700 rpm
No of Cylinder111
Valves Per Cylinder444
Fuel SystemFuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling SystemLiquid-cooledLiquid-cooledLiquid-cooled
StarterSelf Start OnlySelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Top Speed125 km/h122 km/h120 km/h
Fuel Tank Capacity10 liters14.5 liters11 L
Mileage40 km/l35 km/l42 km/l
Kerb Weight154 kg134kg148 kg
Length1978 mm1953 mm1935 mm
Width688 mm740 mm685 mm
Height834 mmN/A1075 mm
Wheelbase1340±15 mmN/A1330 mm
Ground Clearance178 mm135mm170 mm
Seat height820 mm820 mm785 mm
No. of Gear6-speed6-speed6-speed
ClutchWet multi-disc clutchMultiple discs in the oil bathWet Type Multi Disc
Front SuspensionWP upside-down Ø 43 mm41 mm upside-down forksTelescopic Fork
Rear SuspensionWP mono-shockAsymmetric swingarmMono-shock
Front Brake300 mm Four-piston radial fixed caliper, brake Disc300mm stainless steel disc290 mm Single Disc
Rear Brake230 mm Single-piston floating caliper, brake Disc218mm stainless steel220 mm Single Disc
ABSDual-channelN/A2-channel ABS
Price (BDT)4,70,000/- (Indian)575,000/- (Euro)

4,99,000/- (Euro)



Design – All Three bikes are full-faired. These bikes design looks almost the same but the color shades are different. Ninja 125 comes with two different color shades, Aprilia RS4 gets only color shade and KTM RC also gets two different color shades. Ninja 125 and KTM RC looks more attractive than its Trellis frame. RS4 and Ninja available with the Euro standard and the new KTM RC is only available in the Indian version.

KTM RC Vs Aprilia RS4 Vs Kawasaki Ninja

In the term of engine performance, all three bikes are almost the same. Engine power, torque, acceleration rate, top speed all departments are almost equal. These bikes are also equipped with fuel injection systems. So you don’t have to worry about its mileage. KTM RC and Aprilia RS4 equipped with upside-down front suspension where Ninja gets Telescopic suspension. Another disadvantage of Ninja is that its headlight is Halogen but the other two get LED. In braking, KTM RC and Ninja 125 will be ahead because of the advance ABS braking system. As a pillion, you won’t feel comfortable in these bikes.

The main issue of these motorcycles is their price. The price range of these motorcycles is too high. It’s hard to buy one of these motorcycles for normal riders. But all three bikes are reliable and worldwide famous for quality.

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