BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom comparison

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₹ 19.28 Lakh
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₹ 11.82 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RT and Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom 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 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom starts at ₹ 11.29 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 19.28 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 22.78 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom base engine returns 18 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RT base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1200 RT comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 1170.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm68 bhp @ 5680 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm96 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooledAir-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 25.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl18.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 276 kg255 kg
Length 2222 mm2225 mm
Width 983 mmN/A
Height 1416 mmN/A
Wheelbase 1485 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance N/A105 mm
Seat Height 805 mm725 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically OperatedWet Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section Frame Consisting Of Front And Rear Sections, Load-bearing Engine-gearbox UnitN/A
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring StrutN/A
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 AdjustableN/A
Front Brake Type Dual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm292 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17150/80B16 M/C 77H
Battery 12V / 16Ah, Maintenance-freeDry
Headlight HalogenHalogen
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS-
Closed Loop Exhaust System-
Comfortable Riding-
Handling-
LED Tail Lamp-
Rear LED Lighting-
SEP - Suzuki Eco Performance-
Sharp Twin Exhaust-
Smart Digital Instrumentation-
Tach and Gear Indicator Readout-
Premium Backrest-
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