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Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 comparison


Ducati Diavel 1260 Vs BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Diavel 1260 Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 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.

Diavel 1260 Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Triumph Tiger 1200 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 17 Lakh. On the other hand, Ducati Diavel 1260 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 17.7 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 19.25 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 22.35 Lakh.

SummaryDucati Diavel 1260BMW R 1250 GS AdventureTriumph Tiger 1200
Price₹ 17.7 Lakh₹ 22.35 Lakh₹ 17 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsOff Road
Mileage18.50 Km/l21.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Power159.00 bhp134.00 bhp139.00 bhp
Engine1262.0 CC1254.0 CC1215.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Diavel 1260 Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Tiger 1200 base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Ducati Diavel 1260 base returns 19 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Km/l.

Diavel 1260 Vs R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Tiger 1200 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Tiger 1200 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati Diavel 1260 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1262.0 cc1254.0 cc1215.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 243
Max Power 159 bhp @ 9500 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm139 bhp @ 9350 rpm
Max Torque 129 Nm @ 7500 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm122 Nm @ 7600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A4
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 106 X 71.5 mmN/AN/A
Compression 13:0:1N/AN/A
Final Drive Chain, Front Sprocket Z15, Rear Sprocket Z43N/AN/A
Primary Drive Straight Cut Gears, Ratio 1.84:1N/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

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L30.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 LN/A
Mileage 18.50 Km/l21.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC N/A110 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 244 kg268 kg248 kg
Length 2310 mm2270 mmN/A
Width 1010 mm980 mm830 mm
Height 1133 mm1460 mm1470 mm
Wheelbase 1600 mm1504 mm1520 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/AN/A
Seat Height 780 mm910 mm835 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic ControlOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque Assist
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 Tubular Steel Trellis FrameN/ATubular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension Ø 50 Mm Adjustable Usd ForkBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutWP 48 Mm Upside Down Forks, Electronically Adjustable Damping, 190 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Monoshock Preload And Rebound Adjustable, Aluminium Cast Single - Sided SwingarmCast 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 HandwheelWP Monoshock, Electronically Adjustable Semi Active Damping With Automatic Preload Adjustment, 193 Mm Wheel Travel
Castor N/A95.4 mm N/A
Steering Head Angle N/A65.1°N/A


Front Brake Type Semi - Floating DiscDual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 4-piston Radial CalipersDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc Brake, Double-piston Floating CaliperDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm276 mm282 mm
ABS N/ABMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), Disengageable N/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Light AlloyCross Spoke WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II120/70 R 19 120/70 R19 - Tubeless
Rear Tyre 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II170/60 R 17 170/60 R17 - Tubeless


Battery N/A12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
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 Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
3 Riding Modescross--
Bosch Cornering ABS Evotick--
Four Riding Modescross--
Hill Hold Controlcross--
LED Headlightcross--
Testatretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing)cross--
Traction Control & EBDcross--
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)-tick-
HSC (Hill Start Control) -tick-
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity-tick-
2 position Adjustable seat height--tick
ABS and Switchable Traction Control--cross
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension--tick
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)--tick
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers--tick
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready--cross
Ducati Safety Pack--cross
Engine Protection Bars--tick
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments--tick
Full Led Headlamp--cross
Integrated Riding Modes--cross
On Board Computer--tick
Power Mode Selection--cross
Riding Modes--cross
Smartphone Connectivity--cross
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch--tick
Updated Cruise Control--tick
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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