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BMW S 1000 XR Vs BMW F900XR Vs BMW R 1250 GS comparison


BMW S 1000 XR Vs BMW F900XR Vs BMW R 1250 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the S 1000 XR Vs F900XR Vs R 1250 GS 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.

S 1000 XR Vs F900XR Vs R 1250 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW S 1000 XR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 21.3 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh Lastly, the BMW F900XR starts at ₹ 10.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 12.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBMW S 1000 XRBMW F900XRBMW R 1250 GS
Price₹ 21.3 Lakh₹ 10.95 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh
Body TypeSportsOff RoadOff Road
Mileage20.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl
Power163.00 bhp103.00 bhp134.00 bhp
Engine999.0 CC895.0 CC1254.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

S 1000 XR Vs F900XR Vs R 1250 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 XR base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Kmpl. The BMW F900XR basic model, on the other hand, gives 24 Kmpl.

S 1000 XR Vs F900XR Vs R 1250 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 XR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW F900XR is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 999.0 cc895.0 cc1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 422
Max Power 163 bhp @ 11000 rpm103 bhp @ 8500 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 114 Nm @ 9250 rpm92 Nm @ 6500 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic InjectionElectronic InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Water/oil-cooledWater CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartElectric Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L15.5 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A4.0 L
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg219 kg249 kg
Length 2183 mm2160 mm2207 mm
Width 940 mm860 mm953 mm
Height 1408 mm1420 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 1548 mm1521 mm1525 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A185 mm
Seat Height 840 mm825 mm870 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Clutch In Oil BathMultiple-disc Wet Clutch (anti Hopping), Mechanically OperatedMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Compression Ratio N/A13.1 :1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting EngineBridge-type Frame, Steel Shell ConstructionTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage AdjustableUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 MmBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Aluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping AdjustableCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping AdjustableCast 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 Handwheel


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDual DiscDual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle DiscSingle Disc Brake
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm265 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsCast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR 17120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR 17180/55 ZR 17170/60 R 17


Battery 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free12 V / 12 Ah, Maintenance-free12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, Dohc Enginecross--
A Chassis Engineered For Real-World Enjoymentcross--
A Comprehensive Instrument Clustercross--
Aggression in an all-New Formcross--
Cutting-Edge Engine Managementcross--
High-Performance Braking Technologiescross--
Legendary Performance Tuned For The Streetcross--
Naked Aggression In An All-New Formcross--
Three-Mode Traction Control Systemcross--
220mm Of Ground Clearance-cross-
4 riding modes-cross-
7-inch full-colour TFT instruments-cross-
Comes with An Optimized Handlebar-cross-
Comprehensive Instrument Cluster-cross-
Cruise Control-cross-
Dual Channel ABS-cross-
Electronic immobiliser-tick-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil-cross-
Hand Guards-cross-
Heated Grips-cross-
LED DRL and Indicators-cross-
One-piece seat bench-tick-
Optimised cornering ABS and traction control-cross-
Rear pre-load adjustable-tick-
Riding Modes Rain/Road-tick-
Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability-cross-
Upside down fork-tick-
Windscreen adjustable-tick-
"Diamond" Tank--cross
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order--cross
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console--cross
Auto Tyre Calibration--cross
Bluetooth Connectivity--cross
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering--cross
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)--cross
Dynamic Traction Control--cross
Engine Braking Control--cross
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)--cross
Innovative "Front Frame"--cross
Sleek Tail Guard--cross
TFT Colour Instrument Console--cross
wheelie control--cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank-cross-

Key Features

Adjustable hand brake and clutch levers-tick-
Windshield adjustment-tick-
Six-Axis Sensor Cluster--cross

Competitor of BMW S 1000 XR

Competitor of BMW F900XR

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

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