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BMW R nineT Scrambler Vs Indian FTR 1200 Vs Honda CB1000R Plus comparison


BMW R nineT Scrambler Vs Indian FTR 1200 Vs Honda CB1000R Plus Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the R nineT Scrambler Vs FTR 1200 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 nineT Scrambler Vs FTR 1200 Vs CB1000R Plus – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R nineT Scrambler in New Delhi starts at ₹ 16.75 Lakh. On the other hand, Indian FTR 1200 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 17.99 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Honda CB1000R Plus starts at ₹ 14.47 Lakh.

SummaryBMW R nineT ScramblerIndian FTR 1200Honda CB1000R Plus
Price₹ 16.75 Lakh₹ 15.99 Lakh₹ 14.47 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power108.00 bhpN/A143.00 bhp
Engine1197.0 CC1203.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

R nineT Scrambler Vs FTR 1200 Vs CB1000R Plus – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R nineT Scrambler base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Indian FTR 1200 base returns 18 Km/l. The Honda CB1000R Plus basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

R nineT Scrambler Vs FTR 1200 Vs CB1000R Plus – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R nineT Scrambler gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Indian FTR 1200 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CB1000R Plus is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1197.0 cc1203.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 2N/A4
Max Power 108 bhp @ 7750 rpmN/A143 bhp @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6000 rpm120 Nm @ 6000 rpm104 Nm @ 8250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A4
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionClosed Loop Fuel InjectionCarburation
Cooling System Air/oil-cooledLiquid CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartElectric

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L13.0 L16.2 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.5 LN/AN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 220 kg218 kg213 kg
Length 2175 mm2223 mm2120 mm
Width 880 mm830 mm789 mm
Height 1330 mm1295 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1522 mm1525 mm1455 mm
Ground Clearance N/A165 mm135 mm
Seat Height 820 mm780 mm830 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Single Dry Plate ClutchGear Drive Wet ClutchWet, Multiplate Clutch With Diaphragm Spring With Assist Slippe

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Three-section Frame Consisting Of One Front And Two Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox UnitN/AN/A
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks With 43 Mm Fixed-tube DiameterZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Inverted Telescopic Cartidge Fork / 120mmShowa SFF-BP USD Fork
Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Single Swinging Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; Central Spring Strut, Spring Preload Steplessly Adjustable By Hook Wrench, Rebound-stage Damping AdjustableZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Piggyback IFP / 120mmShowa BRFC (Balance Free Rear Cushion)


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDiscDouble 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 19 inches19 inchesN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsN/A
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19120/70ZR17 58W,Metzeler Sportec120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17180/55ZR17 73W,Metzeler Sportec190/55 ZR17 M/C (75W)


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

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Low Center Of Gravity-tick-

Additonal Features

Key Features


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