Product Comparison: Abus Granit X-Plus U Lock (540) vs Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lock


General Specifications
Brand
Abus
Kryptonite
Model
Granit X-Plus U Lock (540)
New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lock
Origin
Germany
USA
About the Product
The GRANIT XPlus™ 540 U-Lock offers great protection for your expensive two-wheeler even when there is a high risk of theft.
18mm hardened Max-PerformanceE Steel Shackle resists bolt cutters and leverage attacks. Oversized, patented Hardened Steel Sleeve over crossbar for double security. Double Deadbolt locking for extensive holding power. High Security Disc-Style Cylinder. Center keyway defends against leverage attacks. Protective vinyl coating. Slding Dustcover protects and extends cylinder life. 3 Stainless Steel Keys – one lighted with high intensity Led Bulb & Replaceable Battery. Key Safe Program. Product dimensions: 3.25” x 6”.
Key Specs
Type
U-lock
U-lock
Mechanism
Key
Key
Internal Size
4.25" x 11.8"
3.25” x 6”
Material
Specially hardened steel
Hardened Steel Sleeve
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Abus Granit X-Plus U Lock (540)
  • On some racks, I can secure the frame and rear wheel to a rack together.
  • This is made in Germany and while more expensive than what you can buy at Walmart, this will also provide far better security as well.
  • I found that the X-plus cylinder mechanism is one of the most picking resistant mechanisms currently available and the design of this particular model makes it even more resistant to brute-force attacks.
  • The mount for it on the bike is secure and of high quality, and with it being so big you can lock the frame and a wheel. Also makes it easier for wide or awkward bike racks. It is very well made.
  • Very nice quality and look.
Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lock
  • This is a seriously heavy lock offering top-notch security and peace of mind when locking up your ride.
  • People have noted the weight, yes it's 4.5 pounds, but if you want a secure lock it's not going to be light. I carry mine in a belt with a hip bag and it's not an imposition at all.
  • I think this is the best u-lock out there. For a casual thief, this is the equivalent of trying to break into a house with a yapping dog.
  • This is a heavy, confidence-inspiring lock that leaves little space for a would-be thief to insinuate a tool, so it's plainly more difficult to break this lock.
  • Secondly, it is only 6" long. So, locking your bike to a thick post with a small lock can be a tight squeeze.
Size & Weight
Height
11.8 in.
3.25 in.
Width
4.25 in.
6 in.
Depth
0.5 in.
3.25 in.
Weight
4.12 lbs.
4.55 lbs.
Features
Color
Black
Black / Yellow
Lock Features
Code card for key
3 Stanless Steel Keys – one lighted with high intensity Led Bulb & Replaceable Battery
Security Rating
15 / 15
10 / 10
Extras
ABUS XPlus Cylinder, Dual locking of the shackle in the lock body, Active locking with a key required, Automatic keyhole
Highest Security Disc-style Cylinder, Sliding Dust Cover, Key Safe Program, Max-performance Steel Shackle, Double Deadbolts
Items Included
Code card, 2x - Keys
3x - Stainless Steel Keys
Type Of Cover
Protective vinyl coating
What customers say about "Features"
Abus Granit X-Plus U Lock (540)
  • The solid feel of this lock, the double-locking mechanism, sturdy set of keys, all show that this is a lock that will provide a great deal of protection your bike.
  • Love the lighted key and how easy it is to lock and unlock.
  • The solid feel of this lock, the double-locking mechanism, sturdy set of keys, all show that this is a lock that will provide a great deal of protection your bike.
  • I found that the X-plus cylinder mechanism is one of the most picking resistant mechanisms currently available
  • Really Love this lock. Worth every penny.
Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit U-Lock
  • I also like the lighted feature on the main key that comes with the lock as it makes unlocking in poorly-lit areas much easier.
  • Heavy, sturdy, and the lock and key mechanism still works smoothly as long as you lubricate it occasionally.
  • The steel is very thick and the bottom bracket is heavy-duty. It would be very difficult for a would-be thief to cut through this.
  • The failure is, the key goes in and turns just fine, the lock will not unlock.
  • 6" is not enough for my opinion.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
2 year(s)
Certifications
Key Safe Program, Sold Secure 2017 Ground Anchor Gold, Thatcham Quality Assured Category 3
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