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Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Triumph Tiger 900 Vs Triumph Scrambler 1200 comparison


Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Triumph Tiger 900 Vs Triumph Scrambler 1200 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Tiger 900 Vs Scrambler 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.

Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Tiger 900 Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.8 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 10.89 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Triumph Scrambler 1200 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.73 Lakh Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 900 starts at ₹ 13.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryDucati Scrambler Desert SledTriumph Tiger 900Triumph Scrambler 1200
Price₹ 9.8 Lakh₹ 13.7 Lakh₹ 10.73 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage20.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l20.40 Km/l
Power73.00 bhp94.00 bhp90.00 bhp
Engine803.0 CC888.0 CC1200.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Tiger 900 Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Triumph Scrambler 1200 base returns 20 Km/l. The Triumph Tiger 900 basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Km/l.

Scrambler Desert Sled Vs Tiger 900 Vs Scrambler 1200 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Scrambler 1200 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 900 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 803.0 cc888.0 cc1200.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 232
Max Power 73 bhp @ 8250 rpm94 bhp @ 8750 rpm90 bhp @ 7400 rpm
Max Torque 67 Nm @ 5750 rpm87 Nm @ 7250 rpm110 Nm @ 3950 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 2124
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel InjectionLiquid Cooled
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledElectronic Fuel Injection
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore N/A78 mm97.6 mm
Compression N/A11.27:111 :1
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A
Stroke N/A61.9 mm80 mm
Final Drive N/AN/AX ring chain

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 L20.0 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l20.40 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 191 kg194 kg225 kg
Length 2200 mm2215 mm2285 mm
Width 940 mm930 mm840 mm
Height 1213 mm1460 mm1200 mm
Wheelbase 1505 mm1556 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/AN/A
Seat Height 860 mm830 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Hydraulically Controlled Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate ClutchWet, Multi-plateWet, Multi-plate Assist

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Trellis FrameTubular Steel Frame, Bolt On Sub FrameTubular Steel With Aluminium Cradle
Front Suspension 46mm Fully Adjustable Usd ForksMarzocchi 45mm Upside Down Forks, Manual Rebound And Compression Damping Adjustment, 180mm TravelShowa 45mm Fully Adjustable Upside Down Forks, 200mm Travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba Rear Shock, Pre-load And Rebound Adjustable. Aluminium Double-sided SwingarmMarzocchi Rear Suspension Unit, Manual Preload And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 170mm Wheel TravelFully Adjustable Ohlins Twin Shocks With Piggy Back Reservoir, 200mm Rear Wheel Travel
Swingarm N/AN/ATwin-sided, aluminium


Front Brake Type DiscTwin Floating Discs, Brembo Stylema 4 Piston Monobloc Calipers. Radial Front Master Cylinder, Optimised Cornering ABSDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc. Brembo Single Piston Sliding Caliper. Optimised Cornering ABSDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 330 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 245 mm255 mm255 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloySpoke
Front Tyre Pirelli SCORPION RALLY STR 120/70 R19100/90-1990/90-21
Rear Tyre Pirelli SCORPION RALLY STR 170/60 R17150/70R17150/70-17


Battery Maintenance FreeN/AN/A
Headlight BulbLEDLED With LED DRLs

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual-channel Bosch Cornering ABStick--
Improved Riding Experiencetick--
New Red Frametick--
Offroad Settingtick--
Pirelli SCORPION™ RALLY ST Tyrestick--
Premium LED Lightingtick--
Rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Off-­road/Rider-Customisable)cross-tick
4 riding modes-tick-
7-inch full-colour TFT instruments-tick-
Adjustable Windscreen-cross-
Cruise Control-tick-
Hand Guards-tick-
Heated Grips-tick-
LED DRL and Indicators-tick-
Optimised cornering ABS and traction control-tick-

Additonal Features

Electronic Throttle Valves-cross-
Handy power source-cross-
Assist & Slipper Clutch-cross-
Electronic Cruise Control-cross-
High-Class Instrumentation-cross-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-cross-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-cross-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)-cross-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)-cross-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers-cross-
Sharp, Sporty Styling-cross-
Twin LED Headlamps-cross-

Key Features


Competitor of Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

Competitor of Triumph Tiger 900

Competitor of Triumph Scrambler 1200

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