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Triumph Rocket 3 Vs BMW R 18 comparison

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BMW R 18 Price
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₹ 18 Lakh
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₹ 18.9 Lakh
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Triumph Rocket 3 Vs BMW R 18 Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Rocket 3 Vs R 18 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Rocket 3 Vs R 18 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Triumph Rocket 3 starts at ₹ 18 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 18.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 18 starts at ₹ 18.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 21.9 Lakh for range topping model.

Key FeaturesTriumph Rocket 3BMW R 18
Price₹ 18 Lakh₹ 18.9 Lakh
Mileage13.00 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl
Engine2458.0 CC1802.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Rocket 3 Vs R 18 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Rocket 3 base engine returns 13 Kmpl. The BMW R 18 base returns 18 Kmpl.

Rocket 3 Vs R 18 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Rocket 3 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 18 comes in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 2458.0 cc1802.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 32
Max Power 165 bhp @ 6000 rpm90 bhp @ 4750 rpm
Max Torque 221 Nm @ 4000 rpm158 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectedElectronic Intake Pipe Fuel Injection
Cooling System Water CooledN/A
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Bore 110.2 mm107.1 mm
Compression 10.8:1N/A
Exhaust Stainless 3-into-1 headers with 3 exit silencer / CAT boxN/A
Final Drive Shaft, bevel boxN/A
Stroke 85.9 mm100 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 18.0 LN/A
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 13.00 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 291 kg345 kg
Length 2400 mm2440 mm
Width 889 mm964 mm
Height 1065 mm1232 mm
Wheelbase 1677 mm1731 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A
Seat Height 773 mm690 mm
Rake 27.9 ºN/A
Trail 134.9 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plate Hydraulically Operated, Torque AssistSingle-disk Dry Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Full Aluminium FrameN/A
Front Suspension Showa 47mm Upside-down 1 1 Cartridge Front Forks, Compression And Rebound Adjuster. 120mm TravelTelescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Fully Adjustable Showa Piggyback Reservoir RSU With Remote Hydraulic Preload Adjuster, 107mm Rear Wheel Travel.Steel Swinging Fork With Central Shock Strut
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminiumN/A


Front Brake Type DiscsTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscsSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inchesN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelSpoke Wheel
Front Tyre 150/80 R17 V120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 240/50 R16 V180/65 B16


Battery N/A12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDLED
Tail Light LEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seattickcross
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
Four Riding Modestickcross
Hill Hold Controltickcross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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