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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 20.45 Lakh
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₹ 13.5 Lakh
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Overview

BMW R 1250 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 1250 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 1250 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSHonda Africa Twin
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHonda
Body TypeOff RoadOff Road
Mileage21.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1254.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf/Kick Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg243 kg
Length 2207 mm2334 mm
Width 953 mm932 mm
Height 1430 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1525 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm251 mm
Seat Height 870 mm840 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutInverted Telescopic Fork
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 HandwheelPro-Link

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 1990/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17150/70R18M/C 70H

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12V 6A-h
Headlight LEDLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerDigitalDigital
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
Brembo Front Brakes-cross
Cartridge forks-cross
Dual Clutch Transmission-tick
Dual LED Headlamps-tick
Enhanced rider & pillion comfort-cross
First-in-class riding modes (Road and Rain)-cross
LED Winkers and Taillights-tick
Manual Shift Selector-tick
Rally Style Rider Console-tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-tick
The DCT Engine-tick
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System availability-cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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