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Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Ducati Multistrada 1260 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 15.97 Lakh
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₹ 20.45 Lakh
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₹ 15.99 Lakh
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Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Ducati Multistrada 1260 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 Multistrada 1260 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 Multistrada 1260 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Ducati Multistrada 1260 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 21.42 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 GSDucati Multistrada 1260
Price₹ 15.97 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 15.99 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadSports
Mileage20.40 Km/l21.00 Km/l19.20 Km/l
Power101.00 bhp134.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine1084.0 CC1254.0 CC1262.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

CRF1100L Africa Twin Vs R 1250 GS Vs Multistrada 1260 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati Multistrada 1260 base engine returns 19 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 Multistrada 1260 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Ducati Multistrada 1260 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 CC 1084.0 cc1254.0 cc1262.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power 101 bhp @ 7500 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm158 bhp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 105 Nm @ 6250 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm129.5 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 844
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionBosch Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Compression N/AN/A13:1

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L20.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 LN/A
Mileage 20.40 Km/l21.00 Km/l19.20 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 226 kg249 kg232 kg
Length 2334 mm2207 mm2280 mm
Width 932 mm953 mm985 mm
Height 1478 mm1430 mm1220 mm
Wheelbase 1574 mm1525 mm1585 mm
Ground Clearance 250 mm185 mmN/A
Seat Height 840 mm870 mm825 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch ManualMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedLight Action, Wet, Multiplate Clutch With Hydraulic Control
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 EngineTabular Steel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension Telescopic ForkBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut48 Mm Inverted Kayaba Fork
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 HandwheelFully Adjustable Sachs Monoshock Unit. Remote Spring Preload Adjustment Aluminium Single-Sided Swingarm


Front Brake Type DiscDual Floating Disc BrakesDual Disc With Brembo 4-piston Calipers, With Bosch Cornering ABS
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc BrakeSingle Disc With 2-piston Caliper, With Bosch Cornering ABS
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm265 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type SpokeCast Aluminum WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-R21120/70 R 19Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 R17
Rear Tyre 150/70-R18170/60 R 17Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 190/55 R17


Battery 12V 11.2Ah12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight Dual LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Modes: Tour, Urban, Gravel, Off-Road, User 1 And User 2tick--
"Diamond" Tank--cross
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order--cross
ABS and Switchable Traction Control--tick
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)--cross
Auto Tyre Calibration--cross
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering--cross
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready--tick
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)--cross
Ducati Safety Pack--tick
Full Led Headlamp--tick
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)--cross
HSC (Hill Start Control) --cross
Innovative "Front Frame"--cross
Riding Modes--tick
Sleek Tail Guard--cross
TFT Colour Instrument Console--cross
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity--cross
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)--tick

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 Ducati Multistrada 1260

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