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Suzuki V-Strom SX Vs KTM 250 Adventure Vs Benelli TRK 251: Which Bike You Should Buy?

The all-new Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is finally here, and with it, Suzuki Motorcycle is out to stir up the entry-level adventurer segment. But how well does it stack up to the competition? Can it go toe-to-toe with the likes of the Benelli TRK 251 and KTM Adventure 250? Let’s find out!

Engine Specifications

Suzuki V-Strom SX 250Benelli TRK 251KTM Adventure 250
Engine Capacity249 cc249 cc249 cc
Number of Cylinders111
Cooling-TypeOil CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Maximum Power26.5 PS25.8 PS30 PS
Maximum Torque22.2 NM21.1 NM24 NM
Number of Valves444
  • All three motorcycles are equipped with a quarter-liter engine.
  • KTM adventure 250 is the most powerful offering, with the new V-Strom inching behind it.
  • The new V-Strom comes with oil-cooling instead of liquid cooling.

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Benelli TRK 251 specs and price in India
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250Benelli TRK 251KTM Adventure 250
Overall Length (mm)218020702154
Overall Width (mm)880840900
Overall Height (mm)135513001263
Ground Clearance (mm)205170200
Kerb Weight (kg)167164177
Seat Height (mm)835 800855
Tyre Size100/90-19 (F)
100/90-19 (R)
110/70-17 (F)
150/60-17 (R)
100/90-19 (F)
130/80-17 (R)
Fuel Tank Capacity12-litres18-litres14.5-litres
  • The Suzuki V-Strom is the longest and tallest bike amongst the three.
  • V-Strom also has the highest ground clearance, giving it an edge when it comes to off-roading.
  •  Suzuki also offers an optional 25mm lower seat with the V-Strom SX 250.
  • With an 18-litre fuel tank capacity, the Benelli TRK 251 fuel should be able to cover longer distances between fuel stops. Plus, with the lowest weight and lowest seat height, it will be slightly more manageable than the other two ADVs, especially in bumper-to-bumper traffic.

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KTM 250 Adventure
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250Benelli TRK 251KTM Adventure 250
FrameSingle-downtube frameSteel trellis frameSteel trellis frame
Front Brake TypeDiscDisc (280mm)Disc (320mm)
Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc (240mm)Disc (230mm)
ABSDual-Channel ABSDual-Channel ABSDual-Channel ABS
Front SuspensionTelescopic Fork, 177mm travel41mm USD fork, 135mm travelWP Apex 43mm USD, 170mm travel
Rear SuspensionMonoshock SpringMonoshock, 51mm travelWP Apex – Monoshock, 177mm travel
Front Calliper typeDual Piston Caliper4 Piston Caliper4 Piston Caliper
Rear Caliper TypeSingle Piston CaliperSingle Piston Caliper

All three bikes are equally equipped in terms of safety and suspension setup. However, the Austrian adventure uses more premium and sophisticated WP Apex suspension units and has more travel, which will give you an advantage during scouting undiscovered landscapes. It also has larger disc brakes.

Comfort And Convenience

KTM 250 Adventure vs Suzuki V-Strom SX 250
Suzuki V-Strom SX Vs KTM 250 Adventure: Instrument Cluster
Suzuki V-Strom SX 250Benelli TRK 251KTM Adventure 250
Connected Technology
Drivers DisplayDigitalDigitalDigital
USB Charging Port
Headlight TypeLEDLEDLED
Taillight TypeLEDLEDLED
Integrated Knuckle Guards
Engine Start TypeOne-Touch ElectricElectric Electric
Fuel GaugeDigitalDigitalDigital
Kill Switch
Switchable ABS

Suzuki V-Strom is the most equipped in terms of convenience with a slew of convenient features like navigation, connected technology, and a USB outlet.


Suzuki V-Strom SX 250Benelli TRK 251KTM Adventure 250
Ex-Showroom Delhi PriceRs 2,11,600Rs 2,64,000Rs 2,35,802
Suzuki V-Strom SX Vs KTM 250 Adventure Vs Benelli TRK 251: Price