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BMW R nine T Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Triumph Scrambler 1200 comparison


BMW R nine T Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Triumph Scrambler 1200 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nine T Vs R 1250 GS Vs Scrambler 1200 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 nine T Vs R 1250 GS Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R nine T in New Delhi starts at ₹ 18.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Triumph Scrambler 1200 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.73 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R nine TBMW R 1250 GSTriumph Scrambler 1200
Price₹ 18.5 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 10.73 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadOff Road
Mileage22.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l20.40 Km/l
Power110.00 bhp134.00 bhp90.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC1254.0 CC1200.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nine T Vs R 1250 GS Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nine T base engine returns 22 Km/l. The Triumph Scrambler 1200 base returns 20 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

R nine T Vs R 1250 GS Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nine T gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Scrambler 1200 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1170.0 cc1254.0 cc1200.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7250 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm90 bhp @ 7400 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm110 Nm @ 3950 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionLiquid Cooled
Cooling System Air/oil-CooledAir/liquid-cooledElectronic Fuel Injection
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Bore N/AN/A97.6 mm
Compression N/AN/A11 :1
Final Drive N/AN/AX ring chain
Stroke N/AN/A80 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L20.0 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 L4.0 LN/A
Mileage 22.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l20.40 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg249 kg225 kg
Length 2110 mm2207 mm2285 mm
Width 900 mm953 mm840 mm
Height 1240 mm1430 mm1200 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1525 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance N/A185 mmN/A
Seat Height 805 mm870 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multi-plate Assist

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Four-part Frame Concept With Front Frame And Three-part Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine- Gearbox UnitTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineTubular Steel With Aluminium Cradle
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Forks, 46 Mm Fixed-fork-tube DiameterBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutShowa 45mm Fully Adjustable Upside Down Forks, 200mm Travel
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Fully Adjustable By Handwheel, Adjustable Rebound-stage DampingCast 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 HandwheelFully Adjustable Ohlins Twin Shocks With Piggy Back Reservoir, 200mm Rear Wheel Travel
Swingarm N/AN/ATwin-sided, aluminium


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsDual Floating Disc BrakesDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc BrakeDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm276 mm255 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsCast Aluminum WheelsSpoke
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70 R 1990/90-21
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17170/60 R 17150/70-17


Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance Free12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeN/A
Headlight HalogenLEDLED With LED DRLs

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
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-
Dual-channel Bosch Cornering ABS--cross
Improved Riding Experience--cross
New Red Frame--cross
Offroad Setting--cross
Pirelli SCORPION™ RALLY ST Tyres--cross
Premium LED Lighting--cross
Rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Off-­road/Rider-Customisable)--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features


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