Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 14.42 Lakh
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Overview

Compare Honda Africa Twin and BMW R 1200 GS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
999.1 cc
1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self/Kick Start
Self Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
4.0 L
Mileage
16.00 Kmpl
24.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
243 kg
244 kg
Length
2334 mm
2207 mm
Width
932 mm
953 mm
Height
1478 mm
1412 mm
Wheelbase
1571 mm
1507 mm
Ground Clearance
251 mm
185 mm
Seat Height
840 mm
850 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet, Multiplate
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Semi Double Cradle
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension
Inverted Telescopic Fork
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension
Pro-Link
Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever

Braking

Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Double Disc
Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
310 mm
305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
256 mm
276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
21 inches
19 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90-21M/C 54H
120/70 R19
Rear Tyre
150/70R18M/C 70H
170/60 R17

Electricals

Battery
12V 6A-h
12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight
LED
H7 / LED
Tail Light
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Digital
Analogue
Tachometer
Digital
Analogue
Gear Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
tick
tick
Pillion Grabrail
tick
tick
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
2 position Adjustable seat height
cross
-
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension
cross
-
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)
cross
-
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers
cross
-
Dual Clutch Transmission
tick
-
Dual LED Headlamps
tick
-
Engine Protection Bars
cross
-
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments
cross
-
LED Winkers and Taillights
tick
-
Manual Shift Selector
tick
-
On Board Computer
cross
-
Rally Style Rider Console
tick
-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
tick
-
The DCT Engine
tick
-
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch
cross
-
Updated Cruise Control
cross
-

Additonal Features

Key Features

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