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BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 22.35 Lakh
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₹ 13.75 Lakh
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BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Softail Low Rider 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 Adventure Vs Softail Low Rider – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.75 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 14.69 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 22.35 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R 1250 GS AdventureHarley-Davidson Softail Low Rider
Price₹ 22.35 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWHarley-Davidson
Body TypeSportsCruiser
Mileage21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power134.00 bhp0.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Softail Low Rider – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider base engine returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure base returns 21 Km/l.

R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Softail Low Rider – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1254.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 42
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpmN/A
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A4
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf Start
Bore 102.5 mm100 mm
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 N/A
Hubraum 1.254 ccmN/A
Mixture control Electronic intake pipe injection N/A
Stroke 76 mm111.1 mm
Exhaust N/A2-into-2 shotgun; catalyst in muffler

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 30.0 L19.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 21.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC 110 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg300 kg
Length 2270 mm2360 mm
Width 980 mm965 mm
Height 1460 mm1155 mm
Wheelbase 1504 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance N/A130 mm
Seat Height 910 mm680 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet Multiplate
Compression Ratio 12.5 : 110.0:1
Drive Shaft DriveN/A
Gearbox Constant Mesh 6-Speed Gearbox With Helical Gear TeethN/A
Maximum Speed Over 200 km/hN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ARetains The Classic Softail Lines
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutN/A
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 HandwheelN/A
Castor 95.4 mm N/A
Steering Head Angle 65.1°N/A

Braking

Front Brake Type Dual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 4-piston Radial CalipersDisc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc Brake, Double-piston Floating CaliperDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mmN/A
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mmN/A
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), Disengageable N/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cross Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19 110/90B19,62H,BW
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17 180/70B16,77H,BW

Electricals

Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDLED
Tail Light LEDLED
Alternator Three-Phase Alternator (510 watts nominal power)N/A

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalDigital
Gear Indicatorcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
ABStickcross
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)tick-
Dual Clutch Transmissioncross-
Dual LED Headlampscross-
HSC (Hill Start Control) tick-
LED Winkers and Taillightscross-
Manual Shift Selectorcross-
Rally Style Rider Consolecross-
Suit Yourself Riding Modescross-
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivitytick-
The DCT Enginecross-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-cross
Cruise Control-cross
Full LED headlamp with LED DRL-cross
Immobiliser-cross
Ride By Wire-cross
Riding Modes-cross
Torque Assist Clutch -cross
Trip Computer-cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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