Which is better? let see more about both of this medium class bikes right now. If you trying to compare 2012 Ninja 650 VS 2012 Yamaha FZ6, you will find many same things from Ninja 650 also FZ6, both of bikes comes with the same gen, Kawasaki Ninja 650 is not full sport-bikes type also Yamaha FZ6, both of bikes are the semi sport-bikes type and looks designed for riding with comfortable in the city even for long trips and touring. 2012 Yamaha FZ6 has comes with 600cc of engine capacity, liquid-cooled 4-stroke, DOHC 16 valves, fuel-injection and six speed transmission while the 2012 Ninja 650 looks a few better with 649cc of engine capacity (almost 50cc extra than FZ6), Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve, parallel twin engine, fuel-injection and six speed transmission too. As you can see, 2012 Ninja 650 and Yamaha FZ6 comes with almost the same engine bikes specs and I believe that both of bikes produces almost the same power.
650cc bikes, DOCH, Injected, 6-Speed, Easy to ride, Low seat height, etc.
FZ6 VS Ninja 650(2012 edition : Specs Comparison)
Specs / Features 2012 Yamaha FZ6 2012 Ninja 650 2012 Prices $7,590 - $7,690 $7,499 Engine capacity 600cc 650cc Engine type 4-stroke 4-stroke, Parallel Twin Engine details DOCH, 16 Valve DOCH, 4 valve Cooling System Liquid-cooled Liquid-cooled Bore X Stroke 65.5mm x 44.5mm 83.0 x 60.0 mm Compression Ratio 12.2:1 10.8:1 Transmission Six Speed Six Speed Final Drive O-ring chain O-Ring Chain Fuel System Injection Injection Frame Type Sportbike type? Twin-pipe perimeter Rear Suspension Single shock Single offset laydown Rear Tire Size 160/60 ZR17 160/60-17 Front brakes Hydraulic disc, 298mm Dual 300mm, 2 piston Curb Weight 470 lb (Wet) 460.8 lbs. Seat Height 30.9 in 31.7 in
Well 2012 Ninja 650 and 2012 Yamaha FZ6 are greats medium streetbikes from Kawasaki and Yamaha, both of bikes offers cheap of prices, powerful engine with 600cc engine class, DOCH, 6 speed, low fuel consumption with Injection system, easy to ride with low seat height, light of weight, and many more, even Yamaha FZ6 offers lower seat height than Ninja 650, it's good for low riders and FZ6 also equipped with adjustable handle bard for better riding experience. Ninja 650 also good enough, it has lighter than 2012 FZ6 but the seat height has higher about 0.8 in than FZ6, 2012 Ninja 650 also better braking system with larger front disk size about 300mm while FZ6 used 298mm but looks almost the same.
It's all about personal tastes, 2012 Ninja 650 has cheaper of prices than 2012 Yamaha FZ6, but both of bikes almost the same of prices (under $8,000). So which is better for you? for "2012 Ninja 650 VS 2012 Yamaha FZ6" question, I vote for both of bikes ^_^.. Good luck.