Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 14.42 Lakh
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₹ 18.81 Lakh
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Compare Honda Africa Twin and BMW R 1250 GS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Honda Africa Twin Vs BMW R 1250 GS 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 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 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 21.36 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 kmpl. The BMW R 1250 GS base returns 21 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
999.1 cc
1254.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
Max Power
87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
134 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
143 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self/Kick Start
Electric Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
4.0 L
16.00 Kmpl
21.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
Kerb Weight
243 kg
249 kg
2334 mm
2207 mm
932 mm
953 mm
1478 mm
1430 mm
1571 mm
1525 mm
Ground Clearance
251 mm
185 mm
Seat Height
840 mm
850 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
6 Gears
Wet, Multiplate
Multiplate Wet Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type
Semi Double Cradle
Two Section Frame, Front - And Bolted On Rear Frame, Load Bearing Engine
Front Suspension
Inverted Telescopic Fork
BMW Telelever, Ø 37 Mm, Central Spring Strut
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
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Double Disc
Dual Floating Disc Brakes
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Single Disc Brake
Front Disc/Drum Size
310 mm
305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
256 mm
276 mm
Wheel Size
21 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Cast Aluminum Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90-21M/C 54H
120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre
150/70R18M/C 70H
170/60 R 17
12V 6A-h
12 V / 11.8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Tail Light
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Comfortable Riding
Dual Clutch Transmission
Dual LED Headlamps
LED Tail Lamp
LED Winkers and Taillights
Manual Shift Selector
Rally Style Rider Console
SEP - Suzuki Eco Performance
Sharp Twin Exhaust
Smart Digital Instrumentation
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
The DCT Engine
2 position Adjustable seat height
Adjustable WP front and rear suspension
All LED lighting including signature daytime running lights (DRL)
Brembo Monobloc Front Brake Calipers
Engine Protection Bars
Full colour 5” TFT display instruments
On Board Computer
Torque Assist Hydraulic Clutch
Updated Cruise Control
Premium Backrest
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