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Indian FTR 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs BMW R 1200 RT comparison


Indian FTR 1200 Vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Vs BMW R 1200 RT Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the FTR 1200 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs R 1200 RT on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

FTR 1200 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs R 1200 RT – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 18.35 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Triumph Tiger 1200 starts at ₹ 17 Lakh Lastly, the Indian FTR 1200 starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.99 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

Key FeaturesIndian FTR 1200Triumph Tiger 1200BMW R 1200 RT
Price₹ 15.99 Lakh₹ 17 Lakh₹ 18.35 Lakh
Mileage18.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Engine1203.0 CC1215.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

FTR 1200 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs R 1200 RT – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 RT base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Triumph Tiger 1200 base returns 18 Kmpl. The Indian FTR 1200 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Kmpl.

FTR 1200 Vs Tiger 1200 Vs R 1200 RT – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 RT gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Tiger 1200 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Indian FTR 1200 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1203.0 cc1215.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder N/A32
Max Power N/A139 bhp @ 9350 rpm123 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 120 Nm @ 6000 rpm122 Nm @ 7600 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Closed Loop Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid-CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.0 L20.0 L25.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 18.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 221 kg248 kg276 kg
Length 2287 mmN/A2222 mm
Width 850 mm830 mm983 mm
Height 1297 mm1470 mm1416 mm
Wheelbase 1524 mm1520 mm1485 mm
Ground Clearance 183 mmN/AN/A
Seat Height 805 mm835 mm805 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Gear Drive Wet ClutchWet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATubular Steel Trellis FrameTwo-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox Unit
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic Cartridge Fork / 150mmWP 48 Mm Upside Down Forks, Electronically Adjustable Damping, 190 Mm TravelBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Monotube IFP / 150mmWP Monoshock, Electronically Adjustable Semi Active Damping With Automatic Preload Adjustment, 193 Mm Wheel TravelCast 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


Front Brake Type DiscDual DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 265 mm282 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70R19 60V120/70 R19 - Tubeless120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 150/80R18 70V170/60 R17 - Tubeless180/55 ZR 17


Battery N/AMaintenance Free12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDLEDHalogen

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 Countcrossticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Low Center Of Gravitytick--
Ride By Wirecross--
Switchable Traction Controlcross--
2 position Adjustable seat height-tick-
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension-tick-
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)-tick-
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers-tick-
Engine Protection Bars-tick-
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments-tick-
On Board Computer-tick-
Rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Off-­road/Rider-Customisable)-cross-
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch-tick-
Updated Cruise Control-tick-

Additonal Features

Riding Modes: Sport ,Road & Raincross--

Key Features

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