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Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comparison


Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 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 Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 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 Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.45 Lakh. On the other hand, Honda Africa Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh Lastly, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.95 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHonda Africa TwinBMW R 1200 GS AdventureSuzuki V-Strom 1000
Price₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 17.25 Lakh₹ 13.45 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadSportsSports
Mileage16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l66.00 Km/l
Power87.70 bhp123.00 bhp99.00 bhp
Engine999.1 CC1170.0 CC1037.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 base engine returns 66 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

Africa Twin Vs R 1200 GS Adventure Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 999.1 cc1170.0 cc1037.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm99 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm103 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/Kick StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L30.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L3.5 L
Mileage 16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l66.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 243 kg263 kg228 kg
Length 2334 mm2255 mm2285 mm
Width 932 mm980 mm865 mm
Height 1478 mm1450 mm1410 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1510 mm1555 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mmN/A165 mm
Seat Height 840 mm890 mm850 mm


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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Semi Double CradleTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing EngineDouble Cradle
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic ForkBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension Pro-LinkCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable At HandwheelLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped


Front Brake Type Hydraulic Double DiscDual DiscDisc, Twin
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm295 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 R 19110/80R19M/C 59V
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H170/60 R 17150/70R17M/C 69V


Battery 12V 6A-h12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance FreeDry
Headlight LEDLEDHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Clutch Transmissiontick--
Dual LED Headlampstick--
LED Winkers and Taillightstick--
Manual Shift Selectortick--
More than the Need for Speedcross--
Rally Style Rider Consoletick--
Slipper Clutch and Quick Shiftercross--
Suit Yourself Riding Modestick--
The DCT Enginetick--
Tight, Compact, and Aerodynamic Fairings and Headlightcross--
Titanium Muffler Tuned for Soundcross--
Tuned for Hard-core Riderscross--
ÖHLINS Smart EC Controlled Cushioningcross--
Advanced Suspension Technologies-cross-
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abs-cross-
Complete Instrumentation-cross-
Control Is Power-cross-
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management-cross-
Electronically Controlled Steering Damper-cross-
Full Led Headlamp-cross-
Three Rider Selectable-cross-

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Competitor of Suzuki V-Strom 1000

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