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BMW F 850 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 12.95 Lakh
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₹ 17.25 Lakh
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₹ 13.45 Lakh
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BMW F 850 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the F 850 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

F 850 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 starts at ₹ 13.45 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.95 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

Key FeaturesBMW F 850 GSBMW R 1200 GS AdventureSuzuki V-Strom 1000
Price₹ 12.95 Lakh₹ 17.25 Lakh₹ 13.45 Lakh
Mileage22.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl66.00 Kmpl
Engine853.0 CC1170.0 CC1037.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

F 850 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 base engine returns 66 Kmpl. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base returns 20 Kmpl. The BMW F 850 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Kmpl.

F 850 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 853.0 cc1170.0 cc1037.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 94 bhp @ 8250 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm99 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 92 Nm @ 6250 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm103 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Water CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L30.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.5 L4.0 L3.5 L
Mileage 22.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl66.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 229 kg263 kg228 kg
Length 2305 mm2255 mm2285 mm
Width 922 mm980 mm865 mm
Height 1356 mm1450 mm1410 mm
Wheelbase 1593 mm1510 mm1555 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A165 mm
Seat Height 860 mm890 mm850 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet Multiple-discOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedDry

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Bridge-type Frame, Steel Shell ConstructionTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing EngineDouble Cradle
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 MmBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping AdjustableCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At HandwheelLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped


Front Brake Type Dual DiscDual DiscDisc, Twin
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm276 mm295 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cross Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 21120/70 R 19110/80R19M/C 59V
Rear Tyre 150/70 R17170/60 R 17150/70R17M/C 69V


Battery 12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-free12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance FreeDry
Headlight LEDLEDHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4 riding modescross--
7-inch full-colour TFT instrumentscross--
Cruise Controlcross--
Hand Guardscross--
Heated Gripscross--
LED DRL and Indicatorscross--
Optimised cornering ABS and traction controlcross--
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console-cross-
Bluetooth Connectivity-cross-
Dynamic Traction Control-cross-
Engine Braking Control-cross-
wheelie control-cross-

Additonal Features

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Cluster-cross-
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