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Indian Scout Vs Harley-Davidson Fat Bob Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison


Indian Scout Vs Harley-Davidson Fat Bob Vs BMW R 1200 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Scout Vs Fat Bob Vs R 1200 GS 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.

Scout Vs Fat Bob Vs R 1200 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1200 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 15.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 19.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Indian Scout price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.7 Lakh Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Fat Bob starts at ₹ 14.59 Lakh.

SummaryIndian ScoutHarley-Davidson Fat BobBMW R 1200 GS
Price₹ 12.7 Lakh₹ 14.59 Lakh₹ 15.85 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserOff Road
Mileage25.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Power100.00 bhp65.00 bhp125.00 bhp
Engine1131.0 CC1745.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Scout Vs Fat Bob Vs R 1200 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 Km/l. The Indian Scout base returns 25 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Fat Bob basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Scout Vs Fat Bob Vs R 1200 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Indian Scout comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Fat Bob is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1131.0 cc1745.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 100 bhp @ 8100 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 97.7 Nm @ 5900 rpm145 Nm @ 3250 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Closed Loop Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L14.1 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.0 L2.8 L4.0 L
Mileage 25.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 244 kg296 kg244 kg
Length 2311 mm2345 mm2207 mm
Width 880 mm890 mm953 mm
Height 1207 mm1130 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1562 mm1615 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm120 mm185 mm
Seat Height 635 mm720 mm850 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Gear Drive Wet ClutchWet MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Split Dual Exhaust With CrossoverMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section BacTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork/4.7" (120 Mm)N/ABMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Dual Shocks/3.0" (76 Mm)N/ACast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 298 mm300 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 298 mm292 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90-16 72H130/90B16 67H120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 150/80-16 71H180/70B16 77H170/60 R17


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight Halogen BulbLEDH7 / LED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seatcrossticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Stage 1 Straights Slip-On Exhaust-cross-
Adjustable GRS Rear Suspension--cross
Blue Backlit LCD--cross
Engine Immobilizer--cross
New Tail Lamp With LED Light Guides--cross
New Visor With Highbrow Position Lights--cross
Service Due Indicator --cross
Side Stand Indicator--cross
Under Seat Mobile Charger Socket--cross
Wider Rear Tubeless Tyres--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of Indian Scout

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS

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