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Honda Gold Wing Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs BMW K 1600 GTL comparison


Honda Gold Wing Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL 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.

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Gold Wing in New Delhi starts at ₹ 27.79 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW K 1600 GTL price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 28.3 Lakh Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B starts at ₹ 28.1 Lakh.

SummaryHonda Gold WingBMW K 1600 BBMW K 1600 GTL
Price₹ 27.79 Lakh₹ 28.1 Lakh₹ 28.3 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserSportsSports
Mileage14.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power125.00 bhp158.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine1833.0 CC1649.0 CC1649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Gold Wing base engine returns 14 Km/l. The BMW K 1600 GTL base returns 15 Km/l. The BMW K 1600 B basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs K 1600 GTL – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Gold Wing gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW K 1600 GTL comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1833.0 cc1649.0 cc1649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 666
Max Power 125 bhp @ 5500 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 170 Nm @ 4500 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery FI Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledOil/water-CooledOil/water-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Integrated Starter GeneratorSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.1 L26.5 L26.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 14.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 379 kg350 kg350 kg
Length 2575 mm2489 mm2489 mm
Width 905 mm1000 mm1000 mm
Height 1430 mm1465 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 1695 mm1618 mm1618 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm146 mm146 mm
Seat Height 745 mm750 mm750 mm


No. Of Gears 7 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch (DCT) Hydraulic, Wet, Multiplate With Oil PressureMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil BathMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil Bath

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminum Die-Cast, Twin TubeBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing EngineBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Double WishboneBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring StrutBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Pro-linkBMW Motorrad ParaleverBMW Motorrad Paralever


Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Discs With 6-piston Caliper, ABSDual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated Disc With 3-piston Caliper, ABSDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 316 mm320 mm320 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 130/70 R18120/70 ZR 17120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 200/55 R16190/55 ZR 17190/55 ZR 17


Battery 12V/20AH12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight LEDXenonXenon

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
7-Speed Automatic DCTtick--
Apple Carplay Integrationtick--
Cockpit Meterstick--
Double-Wishbone Front Suspensiontick--
Dog-Ring Transmission-cross-
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)--cross
HSC (Hill Start Control) --cross
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity--cross

Additonal Features

Hill Start Assist tick--
Idling Stop Systemtick--
High-Speed Stability & Light Handling-cross-
Kawasaki Original Silver-Mirror Paint -cross-
Ohlins TTX36 Rear Suspension-cross-
The Quest For Power, In-House-Designed Supercharger-cross-

Key Features

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