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Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 13.5 Lakh
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₹ 15.85 Lakh
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Overview

Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS 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.

Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

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

SummaryHonda Africa TwinBMW R 1200 GS
Price₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 15.85 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaBMW
Body TypeOff RoadOff Road
Mileage16.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Power87.70 bhp125.00 bhp
Engine999.1 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

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

Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

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 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/Kick StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 16.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 243 kg244 kg
Length 2334 mm2207 mm
Width 932 mm953 mm
Height 1478 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mm185 mm
Seat Height 840 mm850 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

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

Braking

Front Brake Type Hydraulic Double DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H170/60 R17

Electricals

Battery 12V 6A-h12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDH7 / LED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalAnalogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Dual Clutch Transmissiontick-
Dual LED Headlampstick-
LED Winkers and Taillightstick-
Manual Shift Selectortick-
Rally Style Rider Consoletick-
Suit Yourself Riding Modestick-
The DCT Enginetick-

Additonal Features

Key Features

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