BMW R 1250 GS Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 17.97 Lakh
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₹ 14.42 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1250 GS and Honda Africa Twin

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1250 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 Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 14.42 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1250 GS starts at ₹ 17.97 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 0 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1254.0 cc
999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
136 bhp @ 7750 rpm
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
105 Nm @ 6250 rpm
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air/liquid-cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Electric Start
Self/Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
N/A
16.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
249 kg
243 kg
Length
2207 mm
2334 mm
Width
953 mm
932 mm
Height
1430 mm
1478 mm
Wheelbase
1525 mm
1571 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
251 mm
Seat Height
840 mm
840 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Multiplate Wet 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 Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Inverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension
Cast 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
Pro-Link
Front Brake Type
Dual Floating Disc Brakes
Hydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type
Single Disc Brake
Hydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
256 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
21 inches
Wheel Type
Cast Aluminum Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R 19
90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
170/60 R 17
150/70R18M/C 70H
Battery
12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
12V 6A-h
Headlight
LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Digital
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
ABS
-
ABS and Switchable Traction Control
-
Dual Clutch Transmission
Dual LED Headlamps
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) Ready
-
Ducati Safety Pack
-
Full Led Headlamp
-
LED Winkers and Taillights
Manual Shift Selector
Rally Style Rider Console
Riding Modes
-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
The DCT Engine
Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)
-
Immobiliser
-
Interchangeable pillion seat and aluminium rack with removable pillion pegs
-
Latest Nissin branded twin piston sliding caliper
-
LED Rear Light
-
Ride By Wire
-
Switchable Traction Control
-
Torque-Assist Clutch
-
Trip Computer
-
USB Power Socket
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