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BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 800 comparison


BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 800 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 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.

R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Triumph Tiger 800 starts at ₹ 12 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.17 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Triumph Tiger 1200 starts at ₹ 17 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 18.25 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 21.95 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

Key FeaturesBMW R 1250 GS AdventureTriumph Tiger 1200Triumph Tiger 800
Price₹ 18.25 Lakh₹ 17 Lakh₹ 12 Lakh
Mileage21.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl27.40 Kmpl
Power134.00 bhp139.00 bhp94.00 bhp
Engine1254.0 CC1215.0 CC800.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Tiger 800 base engine returns 27 Kmpl. The Triumph Tiger 1200 base returns 18 Kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Kmpl.

R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 Vs Tiger 800 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Tiger 800 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Tiger 1200 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1254.0 cc1215.0 cc800.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 433
Max Power 134 bhp @ 7750 rpm139 bhp @ 9350 rpm94 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6250 rpm122 Nm @ 7600 rpm78.8 Nm @ 8050 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledLiquid-CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 102.5 mmN/A74mm
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4N/AN/A
Hubraum 1.254 ccmN/AN/A
Mixture control Electronic intake pipe injectionN/AN/A
Stroke 76 mmN/A61mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 30.0 L20.0 L19.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A3.0 L
Mileage 21.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl27.40 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC 110 g/kmN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg248 kg199 kg
Length 2270 mmN/A2215 mm
Width 980 mm830 mm795 mm
Height 1460 mm1470 mm1350 mm
Wheelbase 1504 mm1520 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A203 mm
Seat Height 890 mm835 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistWet, Multi-plate
Compression Ratio 12.5 : 1N/A11.3:1
Drive Shaft DriveN/AN/A
Gearbox Constant Mesh 6-Speed Gearbox With Helical Gear TeethN/AN/A
Maximum Speed Over 200 km/hN/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATubular Steel Trellis FrameTubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutWP 48 Mm Upside Down Forks, Electronically Adjustable Damping, 190 Mm TravelShowa 43 Mm Upside Down Forks, 180 Mm Travel
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 HandwheelWP Monoshock, Electronically Adjustable Semi Active Damping With Automatic Preload Adjustment, 193 Mm Wheel TravelShowa Monoshock With Hydraulically Adjustable Preload, 170 Mm Rear Wheel Travel
Castor 95.4 mmN/AN/A
Steering Head Angle 65.1°N/AN/A


Front Brake Type Dual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 4-piston Radial CalipersDual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Single Disc Brake, Double-piston Floating CaliperDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm305 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm282 mm255 mm
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), Disengageable N/AN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Cross Spoke WheelsSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70 R19 - Tubeless100/90-19
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17170/60 R17 - Tubeless150/70 R17


Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDLED55/60 W (Multi-Reflector Type)
Alternator Three-Phase Alternator (510 watts nominal power)N/AN/A

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)tick--
HSC (Hill Start Control) tick--
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivitytick--
2 position Adjustable seat height-tick-
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension-tick-
Engine Protection Bars-tick-
Updated Cruise Control-tick-
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments-tick-
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)-tick-
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch-tick-
On Board Computer-ticktick
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers-tick-
A Leaping Stance--cross
Advanced Rear View With a 3D Appearance--cross
Compact And light Weight Engine--cross
Muffler Cover Sculpted To Enhance Agility--cross
Sharper, Stronger And Compact Profile--cross
Swingarm Mounted Rear Fender--cross
Switchable Traction Control & ABS--tick
Traction Control System--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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