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BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic comparison

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₹ 19.28 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RT and Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RT Vs Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic 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 Heritage Softail Classic starts at ₹ 20.88 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 ₹ 22.78 Lakh for top-end model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic base engine returns 15 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RT base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic gets a 1745 cc that produces 65 bhp peak power. The BMW R 1200 RT comes in a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc1745 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 2
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 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 25 L19.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 L3.3 L
Mileage 20 Kmpl15 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 500 km286.5 km
Kerb Weight 276 kg316 kg
Length 2222 mm2410 mm
Width 983 mm955 mm
Height 1416 mm1048 mm
Wheelbase 1485 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance N/A120 mm
Seat Height 805 mm685 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated Wet Multiplate
Chassis Type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section Bac
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut N/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 adjustable N/A
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm292 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17 130/90B16,53H,BW
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17 150/80B16,77H,BW
Battery 12V / 16Ah, maintenance-free Maintenance Free
Headlight Halogen LED
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer AnalogueDigital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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