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BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.85 Lakh
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₹ 13.5 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1200 GS Vs Africa Twin 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.

R 1200 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1200 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Honda Africa Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1200 GSHonda Africa Twin
Price₹ 15.85 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHonda
Body TypeOff RoadOff Road
Mileage24.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power125.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1200 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 Km/l.

R 1200 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1170.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 125 bhp @ 7750 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf/Kick Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 24.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 244 kg243 kg
Length 2207 mm2334 mm
Width 953 mm932 mm
Height 1412 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1507 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm251 mm
Seat Height 850 mm840 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine Semi Double Cradle
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad ParaleverPro-Link

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual DiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R1990/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 170/60 R17150/70R18M/C 70H

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free12V 6A-h
Headlight H7 / LEDLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission-cross
ABS-cross
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine-cross
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)-cross
Comfortable Handlebar-cross
Dual Clutch Transmission-tick
Dual LED Headlamps-tick
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyres-cross
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffeting-cross
HSC (Hill Start Control) -cross
LED Headlamps-cross
LED Winkers and Taillights-tick
Manual Shift Selector-tick
One-Touch Design Philosophy-cross
Pure Harley-Davidson Styling-cross
Rally Style Rider Console-tick
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABS-cross
Standard Battery Charging Harness-cross
Steering Head and Front Forks-cross
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-tick
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity-cross
The DCT Engine-tick
Two-Up Street Glide Seat-cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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