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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Vs BMW F 850 GS comparison

Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Price
BMW F 850 GS Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 20.45 Lakh
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₹ 30.53 Lakh
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₹ 12.95 Lakh
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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Vs BMW F 850 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs F 850 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.

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs F 850 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special in New Delhi starts at ₹ 30.53 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 34.84 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW F 850 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 15.4 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSHarley-Davidson Street Glide SpecialBMW F 850 GS
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 30.53 Lakh₹ 12.95 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadCruiserOff Road
Mileage21.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl22.00 Kmpl
Power134.00 bhp65.00 bhp94.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1745.0 CC853.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs F 850 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The BMW F 850 GS base returns 22 Kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Kmpl.

R 1250 GS Vs Street Glide Special Vs F 850 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW F 850 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1254.0 cc1745.0 cc853.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm94 bhp @ 8250 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm150 Nm @ 3250 rpm92 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir CooledWater Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L22.7 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 L3.0 L3.5 L
Mileage 21.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl22.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg361 kg229 kg
Length 2207 mm2425 mm2305 mm
Width 953 mm970 mm922 mm
Height 1430 mm1340 mm1356 mm
Wheelbase 1525 mm1625 mm1593 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm125 mmN/A
Seat Height 870 mm685 mm860 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet MultiplateWet Multiple-disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineDouble CradleBridge-type Frame, Steel Shell Construction
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutEnforcer Cast AluminumUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 Mm
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 HandwheelEnforcer Cast AluminumCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable


Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm300 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm300 mm265 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsAlloy WheelsCross Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19130/60B19 61H90/90 - 21
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/65B16 81H150/70 R17


Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12V, MF12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDHalogenLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO--cross
Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO--cross
Includes - Bosch cornering ABS--cross
USB Power Socket--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

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Competitor of BMW F 850 GS

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