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BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1250 RT Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 comparison

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BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1250 RT Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Vs R 1250 RT Vs Tiger 1200 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 1250 GS Vs R 1250 RT Vs Tiger 1200 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Triumph Tiger 1200 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 17 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 1250 RT starts at ₹ 22.5 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSBMW R 1250 RTTriumph Tiger 1200
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 22.5 Lakh₹ 17 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWBMWTriumph
Body TypeOff RoadSportsOff Road
Mileage21.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp134.00 bhp139.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1254.0 CC1215.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Vs R 1250 RT Vs Tiger 1200 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Tiger 1200 base engine returns 18 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 RT basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS Vs R 1250 RT Vs Tiger 1200 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Tiger 1200 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 RT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1254.0 cc1254.0 cc1215.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 223
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm139 bhp @ 9350 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm122 Nm @ 7600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore Stroke N/A102,5 mm x 76 mmN/A
Compression N/A12,5 : 1N/A
Emission control N/AClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4N/A
Mixture control N/AElectronic intake pipe injectionN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L25.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/AN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg279 kg248 kg
Length 2207 mm2222 mmN/A
Width 953 mm985 mm830 mm
Height 1430 mm1416 mm1470 mm
Wheelbase 1525 mm1485 mm1520 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mmN/AN/A
Seat Height 870 mm805 mm835 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque Assist

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing EngineTubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutStanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutWP 48 Mm Upside Down Forks, Electronically Adjustable Damping, 190 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Cast 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 HandwheelWAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At HandwheelWP Monoshock, Electronically Adjustable Semi Active Damping With Automatic Preload Adjustment, 193 Mm Wheel Travel

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesDual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm320 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm276 mm282 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70 ZR 17120/70 R19 - Tubeless
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/55 ZR 17170/60 R17 - Tubeless

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12 V / 12 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDHalogenLED
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogueDigital
TachometerDigitalAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABS-tick-
2 position Adjustable seat height--tick
4 riding modes--cross
7-inch full-colour TFT instruments--cross
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension--tick
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)--tick
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers--tick
Cruise Control--cross
Engine Protection Bars--tick
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments--tick
Hand Guards--cross
Heated Grips--cross
LED DRL and Indicators--cross
On Board Computer--tick
Optimised cornering ABS and traction control--cross
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch--tick
Updated Cruise Control--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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