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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs BMW F 850 GS comparison

Royal Enfield Himalayan Price
BMW F 850 GS Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.01 Lakh
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₹ 8.84 Lakh
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₹ 12.95 Lakh
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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Vs BMW F 850 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Himalayan Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 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 V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Himalayan in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.09 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, BMW F 850 GS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 15.4 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT starts at ₹ 8.84 Lakh.

SummaryRoyal Enfield HimalayanSuzuki V-Strom 650XTBMW F 850 GS
Price₹ 2.01 Lakh₹ 8.84 Lakh₹ 12.95 Lakh
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldSuzukiBMW
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage45.00 Km/lN/A22.00 Km/l
Power24.30 bhpN/A94.00 bhp
Engine411.0 CC645.0 CC853.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Himalayan Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Himalayan base engine returns 45 Km/l. The BMW F 850 GS base returns 22 Km/l. The Suzuki V-Strom 650XT basic model, on the other hand, gives 0 Km/l.

Himalayan Vs V-Strom 650XT Vs F 850 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW F 850 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 411.0 cc645.0 cc853.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 122
Max Power 24.3 bhp @ 6500 rpmN/A94 bhp @ 8250 rpm
Max Torque 32 Nm @ 4500 rpmN/A92 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid-CooledWater Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartN/ASelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Bore N/A81.0 mmN/A
Engine Type N/A4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90° V-twinN/A
Lubrication System N/AWet sumpN/A
Primary Reduction Ratio N/A2.088 (71/34)N/A
Stroke N/A62.6 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L20.0 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A3.5 L
Mileage 45.00 Km/lN/A22.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 191 kg216 kg229 kg
Length 2190 mm2275 mm2305 mm
Width 840 mm910 mm922 mm
Height 1360 mm1405 mm1356 mm
Wheelbase 1465 mm1560 mm1593 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm170 mmN/A
Seat Height 800 mm835 mm860 mm
Final reduction Ratio N/A3.133 (47/15)N/A
Oil capacity (Overhaul) N/A3.0LN/A


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateN/AWet Multiple-disc
Compression Ratio N/A11.2 : 1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Half-duplex Split Cradle FrameN/ABridge-type Frame, Steel Shell Construction
Front Suspension Telescopic, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm TravelTelescopic, Coil Spring, Oil DampedUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Monoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel TravelLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedCast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable


Front Brake Type Disc, 2-piston Floating CaliperDisc, TwinDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc, Single Piston Floating CaliperDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mmN/A305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mmN/A265 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches17 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsSpokeCross Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 21"110/80R1990/90 - 21
Rear Tyre 120/90 - 17"150/70R17150/70 R17


Battery 12 Volt, 8 AH MFN/A12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight 12V H4 60 / 55 WHalogenLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-Digital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancetick--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebartick--
Comprehensive Instrument Clustertick--
Dual Channel ABStick--
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oiltick--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitytick--
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-tick-
Adjustable Windscreen-cross-
Heat Management To Contributing To Rider Comfort-cross-
Inverted Front Fork-cross-

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tanktick--
2 riding modes (road and rain)-cross-
Adjustable screen, with simple one-handed adjustment-cross-
Compact, Quick-Revving Engine With Stronger Low-Mid Range-cross-
Slimmer Lighter-Handling Chassis-cross-

Key Features

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