BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 16.79 Lakh
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₹ 14.42 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS and Honda Africa Twin

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 16.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.18 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 14.42 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1170.0 cc
999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air/liquid-Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self/Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
24.00 Kmpl
16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
244 kg
243 kg
Length
2207 mm
2334 mm
Width
953 mm
932 mm
Height
1412 mm
1478 mm
Wheelbase
1507 mm
1571 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
251 mm
Seat Height
850 mm
840 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet, Multiplate
Chassis Type
Two-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Semi Double Cradle
Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Inverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension
Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Pro-Link
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Hydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Hydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
256 mm
Wheel Size
19 inches
21 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R19
90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
170/60 R17
150/70R18M/C 70H
Battery
12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
12V 6A-h
Headlight
H7 / LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
2 position Adjustable seat height
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Adjustable WP front and rear suspension
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All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)
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Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers
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Engine Protection Bars
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Full colour 5” TFT display instruments
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On Board Computer
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Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch
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Updated Cruise Control
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ABS
-
Dual Clutch Transmission
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Dual LED Headlamps
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LED Winkers and Taillights
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Manual Shift Selector
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Rally Style Rider Console
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Suit Yourself Riding Modes
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The DCT Engine
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