BMW R 1250 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 18.81 Lakh
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₹ 14.42 Lakh
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Overview

Compare BMW R 1250 GS and Honda Africa Twin

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1250 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 16.85 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.05 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

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

Compare Engine

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 cc
999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air/liquid-cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Electric Start
Self/Kick Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
21.00 Kmpl
16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
249 kg
243 kg
Length
2207 mm
2334 mm
Width
953 mm
932 mm
Height
1430 mm
1478 mm
Wheelbase
1525 mm
1571 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
251 mm
Seat Height
850 mm
840 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Semi Double Cradle
Front Suspension
BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Inverted 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 Handwheel
Pro-Link

Braking

Front Brake Type
Dual Floating Disc Brakes
Hydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type
Single Disc Brake
Hydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
17 inches
21 inches
Wheel Type
Cast Aluminum Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R 19
90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
170/60 R 17
150/70R18M/C 70H

Electricals

Battery
12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
12V 6A-h
Headlight
LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
Digital
Gear Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
tick
tick
Pillion Grabrail
tick
tick
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
ABS
tick
-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control
cross
-
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready
cross
-
Ducati Safety Pack
cross
-
Full Led Headlamp
cross
-
Riding Modes
cross
-
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)
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
Dual Clutch Transmission
-
tick
Dual LED Headlamps
-
tick
Engine Protection Bars
-
cross
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments
-
cross
LED Winkers and Taillights
-
tick
Manual Shift Selector
-
tick
On Board Computer
-
cross
Rally Style Rider Console
-
tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
-
tick
The DCT Engine
-
tick
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch
-
cross
Updated Cruise Control
-
cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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