BMW R 1200 RS vs Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Comparison

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BMW R 1200 RS vs Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

BMW R 1200 RS vs Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin ABS is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 18 kmpl while the claimed figure for BMW R 1200 RS STD is 16 Kmpl. Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin is priced at Rs 1350000 (Ex-showroom Price) while BMW R 1200 RS is the costlier one priced at Rs 1555000 (Ex-showroom Price). R 1200 RS is available in 3 colour options while CRF1000L Africa Twin has 1 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.17.34 Lakh onwards
Rs.15.08 Lakh onwards
Mileage (ARAI)
16 Kmpl
18 kmpl
Engine Type
Flat Twin Engine, 4-Stroke, DOHC
Liquid-cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine OHC
Displacement
1170 cc
999.11 cc
No. of Cylinders
2
2
Max Power
125 PS @ 7750 rpm
88.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Photo Comparison
Engine
  • R 1200 RS Engine
    BMW
    From Authorized BMW dealers
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    CRF1000L Africa Twin Engine
    Honda
    From Authorized Honda dealers
    Get Loan starting @ 9.7%
  • R 1200 RS Head Light
    BMW
    From Authorized BMW dealers
    Get Loan starting @ 9.7%
    CRF1000L Africa Twin Head Light
    Honda
    From Authorized Honda dealers
    Get Loan starting @ 9.7%
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
ColoursBlack Strom MetallicFrozen Bronze Black Storm MetallicLight Grey Metallic Magellan Grey Metallic MatteBlue
Fuel Capacity
20 L
18.8 L
Body Type
Sports Tourer Bikes
Sports Tourer Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Flat Twin Engine, 4-Stroke, DOHC
Liquid-cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine OHC
Displacement
1170 cc
999.11 cc
Max Power
125 PS @ 7750 rpm
88.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
2
2
Cooling System
Air and Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
NA
Drive Type
Shaft Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Kick Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Oil Lubricated Clutch, Hydraulically Operated
Dual Clutch Transmission
Ignition
NA
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Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
6 Speed
Bore
101 mm
92 mm
Stroke
73 mm
75.14 mm
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
10.0:1
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Switchable ABS
NA
Yes
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
NA
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Digital
ClockYesYes
Engine Immobilizer
1
No
Anti Theft AlarmNoNo
Riding ModesYesYes
Traction Control
NA
Yes
Power Modes
NA
Yes
EBS
NA
Yes
Adjustable WindscreenYes
NA
Additional Features
Automatic Stability Control, Power Socket, Wind Screen Adjustable, Anti-Hopping Clutch, BMW Motorrad Integral ABS, BMW Motorrad Paralever, Steering Stabilizer, Electronic Immobiliser, On Board Computer, Riding Modes, Handbrake and Clutch Lever Adjustable
Throttle by Wire, Dual Clutch Transmission, Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), Adjustable Seat, Engine Braking
Carry HookNo
NA
Stepup SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Passenger BackrestNo
NA
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
16 Kmpl
NA
City Mileage
NA
18 kmpl
Highway Mileage
NA
23.3 kmpl
Max Speed
Over 200 Kmph
190 kmph
0-60 Kmph
NA
2.58 Sec
0-100 Kmph
3.4 Sec
4.58 Sec
Quarter Mile
NA
13.43s@162.42 kmph Sec
30-70 kmph
NA
3.17
40-80 kmph
NA
4.05 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
NA
2.59s, 16.6m Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
NA
3.18s, 28m Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
NA
3.87s,45.3m Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Semi Double Cradle
Body Type
Sports Tourer Bikes
Sports Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Upside-Down fork; stanchion diameter 45 mm
Inverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension
Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping ad
Pro-Link
Body GraphicsNoYes
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2202 mm
2334 mm
Width
925 mm
932 mm
Height
1250 mm
1478 mm
Fuel Capacity
20 L
18.8 L
Fuel Reserve
4 L
NA
Saddle Height
820 mm
820-840 mm
Ground Clearance
NA
251 mm
Wheelbase
1527 mm
1571 mm
Dry Weight
214 kg
NA
Kerb Weight
236 Kg
243 Kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
LED
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
MF
Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity
12 V, 12 Ah
12 V, 6 Ah (20h)
Alternator
508 W
NA
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-120/70-ZR17 Rear :-180/55-ZR17
Front :-90/90-R21, Rear :-150/70-R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch
Front :-21 inch, Rear :-18 inch
Wheels Type
Alloy
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
310 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
276 mm
256 mm

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