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BMW R nine T Vs Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs Honda CB1000R Plus comparison


BMW R nine T Vs Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs Honda CB1000R Plus Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nine T Vs Diavel 1260 Vs CB1000R Plus 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 Diavel 1260 Vs CB1000R Plus – 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, Honda CB1000R Plus price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 14.47 Lakh Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 starts at ₹ 17.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.25 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBMW R nine TDucati Diavel 1260Honda CB1000R Plus
Price₹ 18.5 Lakh₹ 17.7 Lakh₹ 14.47 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage22.00 Km/l18.50 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power110.00 bhp159.00 bhp143.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC1262.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nine T Vs Diavel 1260 Vs CB1000R Plus – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nine T base engine returns 22 Km/l. The Honda CB1000R Plus base returns 18 Km/l. The Ducati Diavel 1260 basic model, on the other hand, gives 19 Km/l.

R nine T Vs Diavel 1260 Vs CB1000R Plus – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nine T gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda CB1000R Plus comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ducati Diavel 1260 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1170.0 cc1262.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7250 rpm159 bhp @ 9500 rpm143 bhp @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm129 Nm @ 7500 rpm104 Nm @ 8250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionCarburation
Cooling System Air/oil-CooledLiquid CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartElectric
Bore x stroke N/A106 X 71.5 mmN/A
Compression N/A13:0:1N/A
Final Drive N/AChain, Front Sprocket Z15, Rear Sprocket Z43N/A
Primary Drive N/AStraight Cut Gears, Ratio 1.84:1N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L17.0 L16.2 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 LN/AN/A
Mileage 22.00 Km/l18.50 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg244 kg213 kg
Length 2110 mm2310 mm2120 mm
Width 900 mm1010 mm789 mm
Height 1240 mm1133 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1600 mm1455 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A135 mm
Seat Height 805 mm780 mm830 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedSlipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlWet, Multiplate Clutch With Diaphragm Spring With Assist Slippe

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Four-part Frame Concept With Front Frame And Three-part Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine- Gearbox UnitTubular Steel Trellis FrameN/A
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Forks, 46 Mm Fixed-fork-tube DiameterØ 50 Mm Adjustable Usd ForkShowa SFF-BP USD Fork
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Fully Adjustable By Handwheel, Adjustable Rebound-stage DampingMonoshock Preload And Rebound Adjustable, Aluminium Cast Single - Sided SwingarmShowa BRFC (Balance Free Rear Cushion)


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsSemi - Floating DiscDouble Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm265 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inchesN/A
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsLight AlloyN/A
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II190/55 ZR17 M/C (75W)


Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance FreeN/A12V/8.6AH
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
3 Riding Modes-cross-
Bosch Cornering ABS Evo-tick-
Four Riding Modes-cross-
Hill Hold Control-cross-
LED Headlight-cross-
Testatretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing)-cross-
Traction Control & EBD-cross-
Full LED Headlamp and Taillamp with Ring Type Winkers--cross
Gear Position Indicator--cross
Hazard Switch--cross
Honda Smartphone Voice Control system (HSVCS)--cross
Side Stand with Engine Inhibitor--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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