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BMW R 18 vs Triumph Rocket 3

Triumph Rocket 3 Price starts at Rs. 19.90 Lakh which is Rs. To Be Announced costlier than base model of BMW R 18 priced at Rs. 19.90 Lakh. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, BMW R 18 is powered by 1802 cc engine , while Triumph Rocket 3 is powered by 2458 cc engine. BMW R 18 is available in 4 different colours while Triumph Rocket 3 comes with 8 colours. The Comparison BMW R 18 vs Triumph Rocket 3 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

BMW R 18 vs Triumph Rocket 3 Summary

Basic Info R 18 STDRocket 3 R
Brand Name BMW Triumph
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 19.90 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 19.90 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
5.0
(1 Ratings)
4.3
(9 Ratings)
Engine Type Air / Oil-cooled Two-cylinder Four-stroke Boxer Engine With Two Chain-driven Camshafts Located Above The Crankshaft Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Max Power 91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm 167 PS @ 6000 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
R 18 Colors
Rocket 3 Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-406.4 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Cast Aluminium
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Analogue Digital
Insurance Rs. 49,069 R 18 Insurance Rs. 49,069 Rocket 3 Insurance

Engine Type
Air / Oil-cooled Two-cylinder Four-stroke Boxer Engine With Two Chain-driven Camshafts Located Above The Crankshaft
Inline 3-cylinder, water-cooled, DOHC
Engine Displacement
1802 cc
2458 cc
Max Power
91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm
167 PS @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque
158 Nm @ 3000 rpm
221 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Bore
107.1 mm
110.2 mm
Stroke
100 mm
85.9 mm
No Of Cylinders
2
3
Drive Type
Shaft Drive
Shaft Drive
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Compression Ratio
9.6 :1
10.8:1
Engine Immobilizer
...

Brakes Front
Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Disc

Top Speed
180 kmph
...

Tyre Size
Front :-120/70 -19 Rear :-180/65-16
Front :-150/80-R17 Rear :-240/50-R16
Wheel Size
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-406.4 mm
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Spoke
Cast Aluminium

Dry Weight
...
291 kg
Seat height
690 mm
773 mm
Load carrying capacity
215 kg
...
Length*Width*Height
2440*964*1232 mm3
...
Wheelbase
1731 mm
1677 mm
Length
2440 mm
...
Width
964 mm
889 mm
Fuel Capacity
16 Liters
18 Liters
Kerb Weight
345 Kg
...
Total Weight
560 kg
...
Tail Light
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
300 mm
300 mm

Battery Type
Maintenance Free
...
Additional Features
Anti Hopping Clutch, Automatic Stability Control, Dynamic Brake Control, On-Board Computer, One Key For All Locks, Keyless Ride, MSR Dynamic Engine Brake Control
Gear position indicator, ambient temperature,
Charging at Home
...
Battery Capacity
12 V/26 Ah
...
Charging at Charging Station
...
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
LED
Alternator
Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity
...

ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Internet Connectivity
...
Starting
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Split
Split
Pass Switch
...
Display
...
TFT
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Trip Meter
Analogue
Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
...
Low Oil Indicator
...
Passenger Footrest
...
Projector Headlights
...
Cooling System
Air & Oil Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Anti Theft Alarm
...
Odometer
Analogue
Digital
Central Locking
...
Service Due Indicator
...

Standard Warranty (Years)
3
...

Is Triumph Rocket 3 Better Than BMW R 18?

80% users have chosen Triumph Rocket 3 over BMW R 18 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 11 users have also rated Triumph Rocket 3 and BMW R 18 on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these bikes.
BMW R 18 has out rated Triumph Rocket 3 on all the rating factors.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these bikes on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor R 18 Rocket 3
Mileage 3.7 5.0
Performance 4.8 5.0
Comfort 4.3 5.0
Maintenance 4.1 5.0
Features 4.8 5.0
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R 18 and Rocket 3 Competitors

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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What is the difference in Triumph Rocket 3 R and Triumph Rocket 3 GT?
  • Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two different variants: Rocket 3 R and Rocket 3 GT. While the Rocket 3 R is the base bike, the GT variant is essentially a touring friendly take on the regular model. It features a cushioned backrest which is height adjustable, easy-reach handlebars, taller windscreen and wheels with slightly more premium dual-tone finish, and two exclusive colour schemes as well. The GT variant also gets heated grips with two heating modes as standard, larger 19-litre fuel tank (the R variant gets an 18-litre unit) and forward-set footpegs for more laidback ergonomics.
  • The triumph 3r is a street oriented roadster while as 3gt is the cruiser variant
Q. What is the size difference between Fat Boy and Rocket 3?
  • Wheelbase, Length, Width, Height, Ground Clearance and seat height of Triumph Rocket 3 are 1665 mm, 2500 mm, 886 mm, 1066 mm, 140 mm, and 750 mm respectively. On the other hand, the dimensions of Harley Davidson Fat Boy are 1665 mm, 2370 mm, ~990 mm, ~1,095 mm, 115 mm, and 670 mm respectively.
Q. Its compare maintenance cost between Triumph Rocket 3 R and Harley Davidson Fat Boy
  • I’m trading my 2019 Fat Boy for a 2022 R3 GT 221. Dealer service for the FB was $480.00/5k miles. Save money by doing 90% or the service yourself.
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R 18 Vs Rocket 3 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is best between R 18 vs Rocket 3?

BMW R 18 has out rated Triumph Rocket 3 on all the rating factors.

Which bike is cheaper R 18 vs Rocket 3?

The Triumph Rocket 3 is cheaper than BMW R 18 by Rs. To Be Announced.

Which bike offers better performance R 18 vs Rocket 3?

For the STD version, 1802 cc Petrol engine of R 18 produces 91.09 PS @ 4750 rpm of power and 158 Nm @ 3000 rpm of torque. Whereas for the R version, 2458 cc Petrol engine of Rocket 3 produces 167 PS @ 6000 rpm of power and 221 Nm @ 4000 rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the BMW R 18 has better performance.

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