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BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 comparison

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₹ 18.28 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 GS Adventure and Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 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.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 starts at ₹ 9.78 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 18.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.19 Lakh for top-end model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 gets a 883 cc that produces 50 bhp peak power. The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes in a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc883 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 2
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm50 bhp @ 5750 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm69 Nm @ 3750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Electronic intake pipe injection Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooled Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 L12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 L2.7 L
Mileage 20 Kmpl20 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 600 km250 km
Kerb Weight 263 kg255 kg
Length 2255 mm2250 mm
Width 980 mm820 mm
Height 1450 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1510 mm1515 mm
Ground Clearance N/A140 mm
Seat Height 890 mm775 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated Wet Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine Mild Steel,Tubular Frame
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut 39 mm telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel Coil Over, Preload Dual Adjustable
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 305 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm260 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19 100/90B19 57H
Rear Tyre 170/60 R 17 150/80B16 77H
Battery 12V / 11,8Ah, Maintenance Free 12V, MF
Headlight LED Halogen
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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