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BMW R 18 Vs Triumph Rocket 3 Vs Ducati XDiavel comparison


BMW R 18 Vs Triumph Rocket 3 Vs Ducati XDiavel Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R 18 Vs Rocket 3 Vs XDiavel 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 18 Vs Rocket 3 Vs XDiavel – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Ducati XDiavel starts at ₹ 16.48 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.16 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Triumph Rocket 3 starts at ₹ 18 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 18.4 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 18 starts at ₹ 18.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 21.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

Key FeaturesBMW R 18Triumph Rocket 3Ducati XDiavel
Price₹ 18.9 Lakh₹ 18 Lakh₹ 16.48 Lakh
Mileage17.80 Kmpl13.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Power90.00 bhp165.00 bhp150.00 bhp
Engine1802.0 CC2458.0 CC1262.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R 18 Vs Rocket 3 Vs XDiavel – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati XDiavel base engine returns 15 Kmpl. The Triumph Rocket 3 base returns 13 Kmpl. The BMW R 18 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Kmpl.

R 18 Vs Rocket 3 Vs XDiavel – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Ducati XDiavel gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Rocket 3 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 18 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1802.0 cc2458.0 cc1262.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 232
Max Power 90 bhp @ 4750 rpm165 bhp @ 6000 rpm150 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 158 Nm @ 3000 rpm221 Nm @ 4000 rpm126 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe Fuel InjectionFuel InjectedBosch Fuel Injection
Cooling System N/AWater CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 107.1 mm110.2 mmN/A
Compression N/A10.8:1N/A
Exhaust N/AStainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT boxN/A
Final Drive N/AShaft, bevel boxN/A
Stroke N/A85.9 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity N/A18.0 L18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 17.80 Kmpl13.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 345 kg291 kg247 kg
Length 2440 mm2400 mm2310 mm
Width 964 mm889 mm1010 mm
Height 1232 mm1065 mm1133 mm
Wheelbase 1731 mm1677 mm1615 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/AN/A
Seat Height 690 mm773 mm755 mm
Rake N/A27.9 ºN/A
Trail N/A134.9 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single-disk Dry ClutchWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistSlipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AFull Aluminium FrameTubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension Telescopic ForkShowa 47mm Upside-down 1 1 Cartridge Front Forks, Compression And Rebound Adjuster. 120mm TravelAdjustable Ø 50 Mm (Ø 1,97 In) Usd Fork
Rear Suspension Steel Swinging Fork With Central Shock StrutFully Adjustable Showa Piggyback Reservoir RSU With Remote Hydraulic Preload Adjuster, 107mm Rear Wheel Travel.Single Shock Absorber, Adjustable Preload And Rebound, Remote Reservoir, Single Sided Cast/trellis Frame Swingarm, Natural Anodized And Brushed Swingarm
Swingarm N/ASingle-sided, cast aluminiumN/A


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDiscsDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscsDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm265 mm
Stroke 100 mmN/AN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelAlloy WheelAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19150/80 R17 V120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear Tyre 180/65 B16240/50 R16 V240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II


Battery 12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-freeN/AMaintenance Free

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrossticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter Type-DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
LED DRL Headlampcross--
Long Wheel Base The Perfect Cruiser Posturecross--
New Multi - Function Displaycross--
Four Riding Modes-tick-
Hill Hold Control-tick-
3 Riding Modes--tick
Bosch Cornering ABS Evo--cross
LED Headlight--tick
Testatretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing)--tick
Traction Control & EBD--tick

Additonal Features

220 CC DTS-i Engine With Twin Spark Plugscross--
Highway Comfort Handle Barcross--
Iconic Style & Design Timeless Avenger Stylecross--
Low Slung Seating The Best Seat On The Roadcross--
Oil Cooled Keeps Your Engine Cool At All The Timescross--
Wide Rear Tyrecross--

Key Features

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