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BMW S 1000 XR Vs BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Ducati Multistrada 1260 comparison


BMW S 1000 XR Vs BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Ducati Multistrada 1260 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the S 1000 XR Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Multistrada 1260 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 R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Multistrada 1260 – 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, Ducati Multistrada 1260 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 21.42 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 22.35 Lakh.

SummaryBMW S 1000 XRBMW R 1250 GS AdventureDucati Multistrada 1260
Price₹ 21.3 Lakh₹ 22.35 Lakh₹ 15.99 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l19.20 Km/l
Power163.00 bhp134.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine999.0 CC1254.0 CC1262.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

S 1000 XR Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Multistrada 1260 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 XR base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Ducati Multistrada 1260 base returns 19 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

S 1000 XR Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Multistrada 1260 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 XR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati Multistrada 1260 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 999.0 cc1254.0 cc1262.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 444
Max Power 163 bhp @ 11000 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm158 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 114 Nm @ 9250 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm129.5 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A4
Fuel Delivery Electronic InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionBosch Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Water/oil-cooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A102.5 mmN/A
Emission control N/AClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 N/A
Hubraum N/A1.254 ccmN/A
Mixture control N/AElectronic intake pipe injection N/A
Stroke N/A76 mmN/A
Compression N/AN/A13:1

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L30.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 L4.0 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l19.20 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC N/A110 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg268 kg232 kg
Length 2183 mm2270 mm2280 mm
Width 940 mm980 mm985 mm
Height 1408 mm1460 mm1220 mm
Wheelbase 1548 mm1504 mm1585 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/AN/A
Seat Height 840 mm910 mm825 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Clutch In Oil BathOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedLight Action, Wet, Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control
Compression Ratio N/A12.5 : 1N/A
Drive N/AShaft DriveN/A
Gearbox N/AConstant Mesh 6-Speed Gearbox With Helical Gear TeethN/A
Maximum Speed N/AOver 200 km/hN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting EngineN/ATabular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension Upside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage AdjustableBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut48 Mm Inverted Kayaba Fork
Rear Suspension Aluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, 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 HandwheelFully Adjustable Sachs Monoshock Unit. Remote Spring Preload Adjustment Aluminium Single-Sided Swingarm
Castor N/A95.4 mm N/A
Steering Head Angle N/A65.1°N/A


Front Brake Type Twin DiscDual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 4-piston Radial CalipersDual Disc With Brembo 4-piston Calipers, With Bosch Cornering ABS
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc Brake, Double-piston Floating CaliperSingle Disc With 2-piston Caliper, With Bosch Cornering ABS
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm276 mm265 mm
ABS N/ABMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), Disengageable N/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCross Spoke WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17120/70 R 19 Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 R17
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR 17170/60 R 17 Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 190/55 R17


Battery 12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenLEDLED
Alternator N/AThree-Phase Alternator (510 watts nominal power)N/A

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)-tick-
HSC (Hill Start Control) -tick-
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity-tick-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control--tick
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready--tick
Ducati Safety Pack--tick
Full Led Headlamp--tick
Riding Modes--tick
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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