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Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comparison

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Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs R 1250 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure 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.

CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs R 1250 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure in New Delhi starts at ₹ 17.25 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.95 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh Lastly, the Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin starts at ₹ 15.97 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.51 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHonda CRF1100L Africa TwinBMW R 1250 GSBMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Price₹ 15.97 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 17.25 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaBMWBMW
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadSports
Mileage20.40 Km/l21.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power101.00 bhp134.00 bhp123.00 bhp
Engine1084.0 CC1254.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs R 1250 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base engine returns 20 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 Km/l. The Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs R 1250 GS Vs R 1200 GS Adventure – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1084.0 cc1254.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 101 bhp @ 7500 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 105 Nm @ 6250 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 844
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L20.0 L30.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 20.40 Km/l21.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 226 kg249 kg263 kg
Length 2334 mm2207 mm2255 mm
Width 932 mm953 mm980 mm
Height 1478 mm1430 mm1450 mm
Wheelbase 1574 mm1525 mm1510 mm
Ground Clearance 250 mm185 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm870 mm890 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch ManualMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Compression Ratio 10.1:1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Semi Double CradleTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Telescopic ForkBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Monoblock Aluminium With Pro-LinkCast Aluminum Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Paralever; WAD Strut (travel-related Damping), Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable (continuously Variable) Via Handwheel, Rebound Damping Adjustable Via HandwheelCast 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 Handwheel

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDual Floating Disc BrakesDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc BrakeDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type SpokeCast Aluminum WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-R21120/70 R 19120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/70-R18170/60 R 17170/60 R 17

Electricals

Battery 12V 11.2Ah12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight Dual LEDLEDLED
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalDigitalAnalogue
Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Modes: Tour, Urban, Gravel, Off-Road, User 1 And User 2tick--

Additonal Features

6.5-inch TFT Touchscreen tick--
Bluetooth Smartphone/Audio Connectivitytick--
Easy Control Of Navigationtick--

Key Features

Competitor of Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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