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Triumph Tiger 900 Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs BMW R 1250 GS comparison


Triumph Tiger 900 Vs KTM 390 Adventure Vs BMW R 1250 GS Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Tiger 900 Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 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.

Tiger 900 Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW R 1250 GS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 20.45 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM 390 Adventure price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 3.17 Lakh Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 900 starts at ₹ 13.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryTriumph Tiger 900KTM 390 AdventureBMW R 1250 GS
Price₹ 13.7 Lakh₹ 3.17 Lakh₹ 20.45 Lakh
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage24.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power94.00 bhp33.00 bhp134.00 bhp
Engine888.0 CC373.0 CC1254.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Tiger 900 Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1250 GS base engine returns 21 Km/l. The KTM 390 Adventure base returns 25 Km/l. The Triumph Tiger 900 basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Km/l.

Tiger 900 Vs 390 Adventure Vs R 1250 GS – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1250 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 390 Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Tiger 900 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 888.0 cc373.0 cc1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 312
Max Power 94 bhp @ 8750 rpm33 bhp @ 9000 rpm134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 87 Nm @ 7250 rpm37 Nm @ 7000 rpm143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 1244
Fuel Delivery Multipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid CooledAir/liquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartElectric Start
Bore 78 mm89N/A
Compression 11.27:1N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Stroke 61.9 mm60N/A
Emission Stan N/ABS VIN/A
EMS N/A Bosch EMS with RBWN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L14.5 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 24.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 194 kg158 kg249 kg
Length 2215 mm2154 mm2207 mm
Width 930 mm900 mm953 mm
Height 1460 mm1400 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 1556 mm1430 mm1525 mm
Ground Clearance N/A200 mm185 mm
Seat Height 830 mm855 mm870 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-platePASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedMultiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel Frame, Bolt On Sub FrameSteel Trellis FrameTwo Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Front Suspension Marzocchi 45mm Upside Down Forks, Manual Rebound And Compression Damping Adjustment, 180mm TravelWP Apex 43mm Upside Down SuspensionBMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Marzocchi Rear Suspension Unit, Manual Preload And Rebound Damping Adjustment, 170mm Wheel TravelWP Apex Shock AbsorberCast 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 Handwheel


Front Brake Type Twin Floating Discs, Brembo Stylema 4 Piston Monobloc Calipers. Radial Front Master Cylinder, Optimised Cornering ABSDiscDual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type Single Disc. Brembo Single Piston Sliding Caliper. Optimised Cornering ABSDiscSingle Disc Brake
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 255 mm230 mm276 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type AlloyAlloy WheelsCast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90-19N/A120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/70R17N/A170/60 R 17


Battery N/AN/A12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-Digital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4 riding modestick--
7-inch full-colour TFT instrumentstick--
Cruise Controltick--
Hand Guardstick--
Heated Gripstick--
LED DRL and Indicatorstick--
Optimised cornering ABS and traction controltick--

Additonal Features

2 riding modes (road and rain)cross--
Adjustable screen, with simple one-handed adjustmentcross--

Key Features

Competitor of Triumph Tiger 900

Competitor of KTM 390 Adventure

Competitor of BMW R 1250 GS

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