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Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 RT comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 13.5 Lakh
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₹ 18.35 Lakh
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Overview

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

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Africa Twin Vs R 1200 RT 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 RT – 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, BMW R 1200 RT price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 20.55 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryHonda Africa TwinBMW R 1200 RT
Price₹ 13.5 Lakh₹ 18.35 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaBMW
Body TypeOff RoadSports
Mileage16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power87.70 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine999.1 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

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

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The BMW R 1200 RT base returns 20 Km/l.

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

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

Engine

Engine CC 999.1 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm123 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 L25.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 16.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 243 kg276 kg
Length 2334 mm2222 mm
Width 932 mm983 mm
Height 1478 mm1416 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1485 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm805 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 Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox Unit
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; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) At Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable

Braking

Front Brake Type Hydraulic Double DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H180/55 ZR 17

Electricals

Battery 12V 6A-h12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDHalogen
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 Transmissiontickcross
Dual LED Headlampstickcross
LED Winkers and Taillightstickcross
Manual Shift Selectortickcross
Rally Style Rider Consoletickcross
Suit Yourself Riding Modestickcross
The DCT Enginetickcross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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