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BMW R nine T Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Honda CBR 1000RR comparison


BMW R nine T Vs Honda Africa Twin Vs Honda CBR 1000RR Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nine T Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR 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 Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CBR 1000RR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 16.43 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.28 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW R nine T price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.5 Lakh Lastly, the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R nine THonda Africa TwinHonda CBR 1000RR
Price₹ 18.5 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 16.43 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadSports
Mileage22.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power110.00 bhp87.70 bhp189.00 bhp
Engine1170.0 CC999.1 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nine T Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CBR 1000RR base engine returns 18 Km/l. The BMW R nine T base returns 22 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin basic model, on the other hand, gives 16 Km/l.

R nine T Vs Africa Twin Vs CBR 1000RR – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CBR 1000RR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R nine T comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda Africa Twin is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1170.0 cc999.1 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power 110 bhp @ 7250 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm189 bhp @ 13000 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm114 Nm @ 11000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel InjectionPGM-DSFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air/oil-CooledLiquid CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf/Kick StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 L18.8 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 LN/A4.0 L
Mileage 22.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 208 kg243 kg196 kg
Length 2110 mm2334 mm2065 mm
Width 900 mm932 mm720 mm
Height 1240 mm1478 mm1125 mm
Wheelbase 1487 mm1571 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance N/A251 mm130 mm
Seat Height 805 mm840 mm832 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, MultiplateWet, Multiplate With Diaphragm Spring With Assist Slipper

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Four-part Frame Concept With Front Frame And Three-part Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine- Gearbox UnitSemi Double CradleDiamond; Aluminium Composite Twin-spar
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Forks, 46 Mm Fixed-fork-tube DiameterInverted Telescopic ForkTelescopic Inverted Fork With An Inner Tube Diameter Of 43 Mm, And A Big Piston Front Fork With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 120mm Stroke
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Fully Adjustable By Handwheel, Adjustable Rebound-stage DampingPro-LinkUnit ProLink With Gascharged HMAS Damper Featuring 10step Preload And Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 138.2mm Stroke. Rear Balance Free Rear Cushion With Preload, Compression And Rebound Adjustment, 62mm Stroke.


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsHydraulic Double DiscHydraulic Discs With 4-piston Calipers (Nissin/Brembo)
Rear Brake Type DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm256 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches21 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 1790/90-21M/C 54H120/70 ZR17 58W
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17150/70R18M/C 70H190/50 ZR17 73W


Battery 12V / 14Ah, Maintenance Free12V 6A-h12V - 7AH
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVOcross--
Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVOcross--
Includes - Bosch cornering ABScross--
USB Power Socketcross--
Dual Clutch Transmission-tick-
Dual LED Headlamps-tick-
LED Winkers and Taillights-tick-
Manual Shift Selector-tick-
Rally Style Rider Console-tick-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-tick-
The DCT Engine-tick-
More than the Need for Speed--tick
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter--tick
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight--tick
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound--tick
Tuned for Hard-core Riders--tick
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of BMW R nine T

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

Competitor of Honda CBR 1000RR

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