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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Ducati Monster 821 comparison


Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs BMW R 1250 GS Vs Ducati Monster 821 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Interceptor 650 Vs R 1250 GS Vs Monster 821 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.

Interceptor 650 Vs R 1250 GS Vs Monster 821 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Ducati Monster 821 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 11.15 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.7 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 2.91 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh.

SummaryRoyal Enfield Interceptor 650BMW R 1250 GSDucati Monster 821
Price₹ 2.7 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh₹ 10.99 Lakh
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldBMWDucati
Body TypeCruiserOff RoadSports
Mileage25.50 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl13.00 Kmpl
Power47.00 bhp134.00 bhp112.00 bhp
Engine648.0 CC1254.0 CC821.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Interceptor 650 Vs R 1250 GS Vs Monster 821 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Ducati Monster 821 base engine returns 13 Kmpl. The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 base returns 26 Kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Kmpl.

Interceptor 650 Vs R 1250 GS Vs Monster 821 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Ducati Monster 821 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW R 1250 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 648.0 cc1254.0 cc821.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 47 bhp @ 7250 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm112 bhp @ 9250 rpm
Max Torque 52 Nm @ 5250 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm89.4 Nm @ 7750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir/liquid-cooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartElectric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.7 L20.0 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 LN/A
Mileage 25.50 Kmpl21.00 Kmpl13.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 202 kg249 kg205 kg
Length 2122 mm2207 mm2170 mm
Width 789 mm953 mm800 mm
Height 1165 mm1430 mm1055 mm
Wheelbase 1400 mm1525 mm1480 mm
Ground Clearance 174 mm185 mmN/A
Seat Height 804 mm870 mm785 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedAPTC Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Control Cable

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel FrameTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing EngineTubular Steel Trellis Frame Attached To The Cylinders Head
Front Suspension 41mm Dia Front Fork, 110mmBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutUpside Down 43mm Forks
Rear Suspension Twin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mmCast 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 HandwheelProgressive Linkage With Adjustable Monoshock. Aluminium Double-sided Swingarm


Front Brake Type DiscDual Floating Disc BrakesDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc BrakeDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm305 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm276 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type SpokeCast Aluminum WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90- 18"M/C56H120/70 R 19120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear Tyre 130/70- 18"M/C63H170/60 R 17180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II


Battery 12V, 12AH VRLA12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-freeMaintenance Free
Headlight Halogen Bulb TypeLEDHalogen
Tail Light P21/5W Halogen BulbLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchcrossticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrossticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick

Additonal Features

11-Litre Fuel Tankcross--
280 mm Diameter Front Disc Brakescross--
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Machine'S Overall Centre Of Gravitycross--
Telescopic Fork The 200 Duke'S High-Quality Upside-Down Suspensioncross--

Key Features

Competitor of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

Competitor of Ducati Monster 821

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