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Triumph Bonneville T120 Vs Triumph Speed Twin Vs Honda CB 1000R comparison


Triumph Bonneville T120 Vs Triumph Speed Twin Vs Honda CB 1000R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Bonneville T120 Vs Speed Twin Vs CB 1000R 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.

Bonneville T120 Vs Speed Twin Vs CB 1000R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB 1000R in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.38 Lakh. On the other hand, Triumph Bonneville T120 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.98 Lakh Lastly, the Triumph Speed Twin starts at ₹ 9.46 Lakh.

SummaryTriumph Bonneville T120Triumph Speed TwinHonda CB 1000R
Price₹ 9.98 Lakh₹ 9.46 Lakh₹ 13.38 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCommuterSports
Mileage18.00 Kmpl20.80 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Power79.00 bhp96.00 bhp123.40 bhp
Engine1200.0 CC1200.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Bonneville T120 Vs Speed Twin Vs CB 1000R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB 1000R base engine returns 16 Kmpl. The Triumph Bonneville T120 base returns 18 Kmpl. The Triumph Speed Twin basic model, on the other hand, gives 21 Kmpl.

Bonneville T120 Vs Speed Twin Vs CB 1000R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB 1000R gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Bonneville T120 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Speed Twin is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1200.0 cc1200.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power 79 bhp @ 6550 rpm96 bhp @ 6750 rpm123.4 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 105 Nm @ 3100 rpm112 Nm @ 4950 rpm99 Nm @ 7750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel InjectionPGM - FI Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Bore N/A97.6 mmN/A
Compression N/A11.0 :1N/A
Stroke N/A80 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 L14.5 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.0 LN/A4.0 L
Mileage 18.00 Kmpl20.80 Kmpl16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 Figures N/AEURO 4 Standard: 109g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 224 kg196 kg222 kg
Length 2115 mm1235 mm2105 mm
Width 785 mm760 mm805 mm
Height 1125 mm1110 mm1095 mm
Wheelbase 1445 mm1430 mm1445 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mmN/A130 mm
Seat Height 785 mm807 mm825 mm
Frame N/ATubular Steel with Aluminium CradleN/A
Trail N/A93.5 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plate Assist ClutchWet, Multi-plate Assist ClutchHydraulically Actuated Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel CradleN/AMono-backbono;cast Aluminium
Front Suspension Kayaba 41mm Cartidge Forks, 120mm Travel41mm Cartridge Forks, 120mm Travel43 Mm Inverted HMAS Cartridge ?type Telescopic Fork With Step Less Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 120 Mm Axle Travel
Rear Suspension Kayaba Twin Shocks With Adjustable Preload, 120mm Rear Wheel TravelTwin Shocks With Adjustable Preload, 120mm Rear Wheel TravelMonoshock With Gas -charged HMAS Damper Featuring 10 ? Step Preload, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 128 Mm Axle Travel
Swingarm N/ATwin-sided, AluminiumN/A


Front Brake Type DiscTwin DiscHydraulic Disc With 4-piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle DiscHydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 255 mm220 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inchesN/A17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCast Aluminium AlloyAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90-18120/70 ZR17120/70 ZR17M/C (58 W)
Rear Tyre 150/70 R17160/60 ZR17180/50 ZR17M/C (73 W)


Battery DryN/A12V 8.6AH
Headlight Bulb TypeN/AHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Cruise Controlcross--
Service Due Indicator cross--
Traction Controlcross--
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)-cross-
Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO-cross-
Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO-cross-
HSC (Hill Start Control) -cross-
Includes - Bosch cornering ABS-cross-
Ride By Wire-tick-
Switchable Traction Control-tick-
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity-cross-
USB Power Socket-cross-
ABS and Traction Control--cross
Dual-Dial Instrumentation with Multi-Function LCD--cross
Kawasaki’s First Tuned Exhaust Note--cross
LED Headlamp--cross

Additonal Features

Riding Modes: Sport ,Road & Rain-tick-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Triumph Bonneville T120

Competitor of Triumph Speed Twin

Competitor of Honda CB 1000R

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