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Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs BMW R 1250 R comparison


Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Vs BMW R 1250 R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ninja 1000 Vs R 1250 R 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.

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ninja 1000 Vs R 1250 R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.79 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 1250 R price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 16.25 Lakh Lastly, the Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS starts at ₹ 16.95 Lakh.

SummaryTriumph Speed Triple 1200 RSKawasaki Ninja 1000BMW R 1250 R
Price₹ 16.95 Lakh₹ 10.79 Lakh₹ 16.25 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage22.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power177.50 bhp140.00 bhp136.00 bhp
Engine1160.0 CC1043.0 CC1254.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ninja 1000 Vs R 1250 R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 base engine returns 17 Km/l. The BMW R 1250 R base returns 21 Km/l. The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Km/l.

Speed Triple 1200 RS Vs Ninja 1000 Vs R 1250 R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 R comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1160.0 cc1043.0 cc1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 342
Max Power 177.5 bhp @ 10750 rpm140 bhp @ 10000 rpm136 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 9000 rpm111 Nm @ 8000 rpm105 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 1244
Fuel Delivery N/AFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid-cooledLiquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism N/ASelf StartElectric Start
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.5 L19.0 L18.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 22.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 198 kg238 kg239 kg
Length 1080 mm2100 mm2165 mm
Width 792 mm825 mm880 mm
Height 1089 mm1190 mm1300 mm
Wheelbase 1445 mm1440 mmN/A
Ground Clearance N/A130 mmN/A
Seat Height 830 mm815 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, MultiplateMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AAluminium Twin-TubeN/A
Front Suspension Ohlins 43 Mm NIX30 Upside Down Forks With Adjustable Preload, Rebound And Compression Damping, 120 Mm Travel.41 Mm Inverted Fork With Stepless Compression And Rebound Damping And Spring Preload Adjustability.Upside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 45 Mm
Rear Suspension Ofloating Discshlins TTX36 Twin Tube Monoshock With Preload, Rebound And Compression Damping, 120 Mm Rear Wheel Travel.Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Stepless Rebound Damping And Remote Spring Preload Adjustability.Cast 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


Front Brake Type Twin Floating DiscsDual DiscDual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mmN/A
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm250 mmN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Cast AluminiumAlloy WheelsCast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre Metzeler Racetec RR K3 120/70 ZR17120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre Metzeler Racetec RR K3 190/55 ZR17190/50 ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR 17


Battery LEDMaintenance FreeN/A
Headlight N/ALEDLED
Tail Light N/ALEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switch-ticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, Dohc Engine-cross-
A Chassis Engineered For Real-World Enjoyment-cross-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-tick-
Aggression in an all-New Form-cross-
Assist And Slipper Clutch-tick-
Cutting-Edge Engine Management-cross-
Dual Channel ABS-cross-
High-Performance Braking Technologies-cross-
Legendary Performance Tuned For The Street-cross-
Three-Mode Traction Control System-cross-
Coloured TFT display with BMW Motorrad Connectivity--cross
One-piece seat bench--cross
Rear pre-load adjustable--cross
Rear rebound adjustable--cross
Riding Modes Rain/Road--cross
Upside down fork--cross

Additonal Features

Dual ABScross--
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handling-tick-
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Position-tick-
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Mode-tick-
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditions-tick-
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layout-tick-

Key Features

Full-Digital Speedo Meter-cross-
Suzuki oil cooling system (SOCS) -cross-
Twin Muffler-cross-
Adjustable hand brake and clutch levers--cross

Competitor of Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Competitor of BMW R 1250 R

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