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Yamaha YZF R3 Vs BMW R 1200 GS comparison

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₹ 3.93 Lakh
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₹ 16.79 Lakh
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Compare Yamaha YZF R3 and BMW R 1200 GS

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Yamaha YZF R3 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.

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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 top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Yamaha YZF R3 starts at ₹ 3.69 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW R 1200 GS base engine returns 24 kmpl. The Yamaha YZF R3 base engine returns 22 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW R 1200 GS gets a 1170 cc that produces 125 bhp peak power. The Yamaha YZF R3 comes in a 321 cc that produces 41 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 321 cc1170 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 2
Max Power 41 bhp @ 10750 rpm125 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air/liquid-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 L20 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.4 L4 L
Mileage 22 Kmpl24 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 308 km480 km
Kerb Weight 173 kg244 kg
Length 2090 mm2207 mm
Width 720 mm953 mm
Height 1135 mm1412 mm
Wheelbase 1380 mm1507 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm185 mm
Seat Height 780 mm850 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multiple-disc Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Chassis Type Diamond Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
Rear Suspension Swingarm Cast Aluminium Single-sided Swing Arm With BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake Type Hydraulic Single Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Single Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 298 mm305 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm276 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre METZELER / SPORTEC M5 INTERACT 110/70R-17M/C 54H (Tubeless) 120/70 R19
Rear Tyre METZELER / SPORTEC M5 INTERACT 140/70R-17M/C 66H (Tubeless) 170/60 R17
Battery 12 V, 7.0 Ah(10 HR) 12 V / 11,8 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight 12V, 55W x 2, Halogen Bulb H7 / LED
Tail Light LED LED
BS IV Compliant
Metzeler Radial Tyres
Dual Channel ABS
Long swingarm for Stability
Diamond Type Frame
Fully-loaded Instrument Panel
Metzeler Sportec M5 Radial tyre
Speedometer DigitalAnalogue
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
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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