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BMW G 310 GS Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs BMW R 1250 GS comparison


BMW G 310 GS Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs BMW R 1250 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the G 310 GS Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

G 310 GS Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW G 310 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.9 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh Lastly, the KTM 390 Adventure starts at ₹ 3.1 Lakh.

SummaryBMW G 310 GSKTM 390 AdventureBMW R 1250 GS
Price₹ 2.9 Lakh₹ 3.1 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadOff Road
Mileage30.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power33.50 bhp33.00 bhp134.00 bhp
Engine313.0 CC373.0 CC1254.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

G 310 GS Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW G 310 GS base engine returns 30 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l. The KTM 390 Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Km/l.

G 310 GS Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW G 310 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 390 Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 313.0 cc373.0 cc1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 112
Max Power 33.5 bhp @ 9500 rpm33 bhp @ 9000 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 28 Nm @ 7500 rpm37 Nm @ 7000 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel Injection, BMS-E2Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Water-cooled Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartElectric Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A89N/A
Emission Stan N/ABS VIN/A
EMS N/A Bosch EMS with RBWN/A
Stroke N/A60N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 11.0 L14.5 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.0 LN/A4.0 L
Mileage 30.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 169 kg158 kg249 kg
Length 2075 mm2154 mm2207 mm
Width 880 mm900 mm953 mm
Height 1230 mm1400 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 1420 mm1430 mm1525 mm
Ground Clearance N/A200 mm185 mm
Seat Height 835 mm855 mm870 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiple-disc Clutch In Oil Bath, Mechanically OperatedPASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Frame With Bolted Rear FrameSteel Trellis FrameTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Front Suspension Upside Down Fork , Ø 41 MmWP Apex 43mm Upside Down SuspensionBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Solid Die-cast Aluminum Swingarm, Directly Hinged Monoshock, Adjustable PreloadWP Apex Shock AbsorberCast Aluminum Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) Via Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable Via Handwheel


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSingle Disc Brake
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm230 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsCast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre 110/80 R19N/A120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/70 R17N/A170/60 R 17


Battery 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance FreeN/A12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight BulbLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-Digital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancecrosscross-
9MB ABS Brakescross--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebarcrosscross-
Comprehensive Instrument Clustercrosscross-
Dual Channel ABScrosscross-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oilcrosscross-
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTMcross--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitycrosscross-
Telescopic Fork Suspension cross--
2 position Adjustable seat height--cross
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension--cross
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)--cross
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers--cross
Engine Protection Bars--cross
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments--cross
On Board Computer--cross
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch--cross
Updated Cruise Control--cross

Additonal Features

Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)cross--
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movementcross--
Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tankcrosscross-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravitycross--

Key Features

Competitor of BMW G 310 GS

Competitor of KTM 390 Adventure

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

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