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Ducati Multistrada 950 Vs BMW F 850 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison


Ducati Multistrada 950 Vs BMW F 850 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Multistrada 950 Vs F 850 GS Vs Africa Twin 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.

Multistrada 950 Vs F 850 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Ducati Multistrada 950 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 15.49 Lakh Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryDucati Multistrada 950BMW F 850 GSHonda Africa Twin
Price₹ 15.49 Lakh₹ 12.95 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage16.00 Km/l22.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power111.00 bhp94.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine937.0 CC853.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Multistrada 950 Vs F 850 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The Ducati Multistrada 950 base returns 16 Km/l. The BMW F 850 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Km/l.

Multistrada 950 Vs F 850 GS Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati Multistrada 950 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 937.0 cc853.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 111 bhp @ 9000 rpm94 bhp @ 8250 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 7750 rpm92 Nm @ 6250 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledWater CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf/Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L15.0 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A3.5 LN/A
Mileage 16.00 Km/l22.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 230 kg229 kg243 kg
Length 2280 mm2305 mm2334 mm
Width 985 mm922 mm932 mm
Height 1220 mm1356 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1594 mm1593 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A251 mm
Seat Height 840 mm860 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet Multiple-discWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Trellis FrameBridge-type Frame, Steel Shell ConstructionSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension KYB 48 Mm Fully Adjustable USD ForkUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 MmInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Fully Adjustable Monoshock,electronic Compression, Rebound Damping And Spring Pre-load Adjustment With Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo (DSS), Aluminium Double-sided SwingarmCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping AdjustablePro-Link


Front Brake Type Dual DiscDual DiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm265 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches21 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCross Spoke WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 R1990/90 - 2190/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 170/60 R17150/70 R17150/70R18M/C 70H


Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-free12V 6A-h

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
Electronic immobilisercross--
One-piece seat benchcross--
Rear pre-load adjustablecross--
Riding Modes Rain/Roadcross--
Upside down forkcross--
Windscreen adjustablecross--
Dual Clutch Transmission--tick
Dual LED Headlamps--tick
LED Winkers and Taillights--tick
Manual Shift Selector--tick
More than the Need for Speed--cross
Rally Style Rider Console--tick
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shifter--cross
Suit Yourself Riding Modes--tick
The DCT Engine--tick
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlight--cross
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Sound--cross
Tuned for Hard-core Riders--cross
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioning--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Adjustable hand brake and clutch leverscross--
Windshield adjustmentcross--

Competitor of Ducati Multistrada 950

Competitor of BMW F 850 GS

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

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