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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

Royal Enfield Himalayan Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.91 Lakh
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₹ 16.85 Lakh
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₹ 15.85 Lakh
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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs BMW R 1200 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Himalayan Vs R 1250 GS 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.

Himalayan Vs R 1250 GS 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, Royal Enfield Himalayan price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.91 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.96 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 16.85 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.05 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryRoyal Enfield HimalayanBMW R 1250 GSBMW R 1200 GS
Price₹ 1.91 Lakh₹ 16.85 Lakh₹ 15.85 Lakh
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldBMWBMW
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage45.00 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
Power24.30 bhp134.00 bhp125.00 bhp
Engine411.0 CC1254.0 CC1170.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Himalayan Vs R 1250 GS Vs R 1200 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 Kmpl. The Royal Enfield Himalayan base returns 45 Kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Kmpl.

Himalayan Vs R 1250 GS 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 Royal Enfield Himalayan comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 411.0 cc1254.0 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 122
Max Power 24.3 bhp @ 6500 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 32 Nm @ 4500 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Digital Electronic IgnitionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir/liquid-cooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L20.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L4.0 L
Mileage 45.00 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 191 kg249 kg244 kg
Length 2190 mm2207 mm2207 mm
Width 840 mm953 mm953 mm
Height 1360 mm1430 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1465 mm1525 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm185 mm185 mm
Seat Height 800 mm850 mm850 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Half-duplex Split Cradle FrameTwo 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, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm TravelBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Monoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel TravelCast 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


Front Brake Type Disc, 2-piston Floating CaliperDual Floating Disc BrakesDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc, Single Piston Floating CaliperSingle Disc BrakeDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm305 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm276 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsCast Aluminum WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 21"120/70 R 19120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 120/90 - 17"170/60 R 17170/60 R17


Battery 12 Volt, 8 AH MF12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight 12V H4 60 / 55 WLEDH7 / LED

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
Comprehensive Instrument Clustertick--
Dual Channel ABStick--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitytick--
The Optimised Handlebarcross--
220mm Of Ground Clearancetick--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebartick--
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oiltick--
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console--cross
Bluetooth Connectivity--cross
Dynamic Traction Control--cross
Engine Braking Control--cross
wheelie control--cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tanktick--

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Cluster--cross

Competitor of Royal Enfield Himalayan

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of BMW R 1200 GS

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