BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 20.37 Lakh
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₹ 15.08 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1250 GS Adventure and Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. 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 Softail Low Rider starts at ₹ 14.4 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure starts at ₹ 19.45 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 23.37 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider base engine returns 15 kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure base returns 21 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1254.0 cc
1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
4
2
Max Power
134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
N/A
Max Torque
143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
148 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
N/A
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System
Air/liquid-cooled
Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Electric Start
Self Start
Bore
102.5 mm
N/A
Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
N/A
Hubraum
1.254 ccm
N/A
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection
N/A
Stroke
76 mm
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
30.0 L
14.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
N/A
Mileage
21.00 Kmpl
15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC
110 g/km
N/A
Kerb Weight
268 kg
300 kg
Length
2270 mm
2345 mm
Width
980 mm
890 mm
Height
1460 mm
1130 mm
Wheelbase
1504 mm
1630 mm
Ground Clearance
N/A
130 mm
Seat Height
890 mm
665 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Wet Multiplate
Compression Ratio
12.5 : 1
N/A
Drive
Shaft Drive
N/A
Gearbox
Constant Mesh 6-Speed Gearbox With Helical Gear Teeth
N/A
Maximum Speed
Over 200 km/h
N/A
Chassis Type
N/A
Mild-Steel Tubular Frame
Front Suspension
BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Showa Dual Bending Valve 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
Single, Concealed Underseat Shock
Castor
95.4 mm
N/A
Steering Head Angle
65.1°
N/A
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 4-piston Radial Calipers
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Single Disc Brake, Double-piston Floating Caliper
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
305 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
276 mm
292 mm
ABS
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), Disengageable
N/A
Wheel Size
17 inches
19 inches
Wheel Type
Cross Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70 R 19
110/90-B19
Rear Tyre
170/60 R 17
180/70-B16
Battery
12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
Alternator
Three-Phase Alternator (510 watts nominal power)
N/A
Speedometer
Digital
Analogue
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
6.5-inch TFT Instrument console
-
ABS
-
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
-
Bluetooth Connectivity
-
Dynamic Traction Control
-
Engine Braking Control
-
HSC (Hill Start Control)
-
TFT Rider Information Display With Connectivity
-
wheelie control
-
Six-Axis Sensor Cluster
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