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BMW R 1250 GS Vs Yamaha MT-09 Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comparison


BMW R 1250 GS Vs Yamaha MT-09 Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Vs MT-09 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure 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 MT-09 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Yamaha MT-09 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.55 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1200 GS Adventure price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.95 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GSYamaha MT-09BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Price₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 10.55 Lakh₹ 17.25 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadSportsSports
Mileage21.00 Km/l19.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp113.40 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC847.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Vs MT-09 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Yamaha MT-09 base engine returns 19 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base returns 20 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS Vs MT-09 Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Yamaha MT-09 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1254.0 cc847.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 232
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm113.4 bhp @ 10000 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm87.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledLiquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L14.0 L30.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 L3.4 L4.0 L
Mileage 21.00 Km/l19.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 249 kg193 kg263 kg
Length 2207 mm2075 mm2255 mm
Width 953 mm815 mm980 mm
Height 1430 mm1120 mm1450 mm
Wheelbase 1525 mm1440 mm1510 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm135 mmN/A
Seat Height 870 mm820 mm890 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multiple DiscOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineDiamondTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutTelescopic ForksBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
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 HandwheelSwingarm, (Link Type Suspension)Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At Handwheel


Front Brake Type Dual Floating Disc BrakesHydraulic Dual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc BrakeHydraulic Single DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm298 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm245 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70ZR17M/C(58W) (Tubeless) 120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/55ZR17M/C(73W) (Tubeless)170/60 R 17


Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Clutch Transmissioncross--
Dual LED Headlampscross--
LED Winkers and Taillightscross--
Manual Shift Selectorcross--
Rally Style Rider Consolecross--
Suit Yourself Riding Modescross--
The DCT Enginecross--
A Leaping Stance-tick-
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance-tick-
Compact And light Weight Engine-tick-
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility-tick-
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile-tick-
Swingarm Mounted Rear Fender-tick-
Traction Control System-tick-
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
Engine Protection Bars--cross
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments--cross
On Board Computer--cross
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch--cross
Updated Cruise Control--cross

Additonal Features

Petal Disck Brake for Optimum Safety-cross-
Stylish Under-Belly Exhaust For Better Mass Centeralization-cross-
Trellis Frame With Adjustalbe Off-Set Rear Mono-Shcok For Impressive Handling-cross-
Well-Padded Plush Seat-cross-

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of Yamaha MT-09

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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