Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 14.42 Lakh
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₹ 16.79 Lakh
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Compare Honda Africa Twin and BMW R 1200 GS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1200 GS 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 BMW R 1200 GS starts at ₹ 16.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.18 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Honda Africa Twin starts at ₹ 14.42 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 18 kmpl. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 999.1 cc1170.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self/Kick StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.8 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L
Mileage 16.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 243 kg244 kg
Length 2334 mm2207 mm
Width 932 mm953 mm
Height 1478 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1571 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 251 mm185 mm
Seat Height 840 mm850 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, MultiplateOil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type Semi Double CradleTwo-section Frame, Front- And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic ForkBMW Motorrad Telelever; Stanchion Diameter 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension Pro-LinkCast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake Type Hydraulic Double DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 256 mm276 mm
Wheel Size 21 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90-21M/C 54H120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 150/70R18M/C 70H170/60 R17
Battery 12V 6A-h12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDH7 / LED
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalAnalogue
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-
Dual Clutch Transmission-
Dual LED Headlamps-
LED Winkers and Taillights-
Manual Shift Selector-
Rally Style Rider Console-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-
The DCT Engine-
9MB ABS Brakes-
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTM-
Telescopic Fork Suspension -
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movement-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravity-
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