Ducati DesertX vs Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin

Ducati DesertX Price starts at Rs. 18.33 Lakh which is Rs. 2.36 Lakh costlier than base model of Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin priced at Rs. 15.96 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Ducati DesertX is 17.8 kmpl whereas the mileage of Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin is 20 kmpl. In technical specifications, Ducati DesertX is powered by 937 cc engine , while Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin is powered by 1082.96 cc engine. Ducati DesertX is available in 3 different colours while Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin comes with 2 colours. The Comparison Ducati DesertX vs Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

DesertX vs CRF1100L Africa Twin

Key Highlights DesertX STDCRF1100L Africa Twin Manual
Engine Type 11° twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution Liquid-cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
Max Power 111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm 99.2 PS @ 7500 rpm

DesertX vs CRF1100L Africa Twin Key Highlights

Basic Info Ducati DesertX STDHonda CRF1100L Africa Twin Manual
Rating
5 reviews
5 reviews
Brand Name Ducati Honda
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 18.33 Lakh Get On-Road Price Rs. 15.96 Lakh Get On-Road Price
Engine Type 11° twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution Liquid-cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
Max Power 111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm 99.2 PS @ 7500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
Ducati DesertX Colors
Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Colors
Brakes Front Double Disc Double Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Spoke
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
EMI
Rs. 50,193 @ 6% (36 months)
Rs. 43,712 @ 6% (36 months)
Insurance Rs. 46,608 DesertX Insurance Rs. 42,893 CRF1100L Africa Twin Insurance
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Engine Type
11° twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution
Liquid-cooled, 4 Stroke, SI Engine
Engine Displacement
937 cc
1082.96 cc
Max Power
111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm
99.2 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
92 Nm @ 6500 rpm
103 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Emission Type
bs6-2.0
bs6-2.0
Bore
...
92 mm
Stroke
...
81.455 mm
No Of Cylinders
...
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
...
4
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Ignition
...
Electronic, digital transistor
Compression Ratio
...
10.0:1

Brakes Front
Double Disc
Double Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Disc

Mileage (Overall)
17.8 kmpl
20 kmpl

Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-150/70-18
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-150/70-R18
Wheel Size
Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tube
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Spoke
Spoke
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
...
29 psi

Dry Weight
202 kg
...
Seat height
865 mm
810-830 mm
Load carrying capacity
240 kg
...
Length*Width*Height
...
2307*963*1523 mm3
Wheelbase
...
1558 mm
Length
...
2307 mm
Ground Clearance
250 mm
210 mm
Height
...
1523 mm
Width
...
963 mm
Fuel Capacity
21 Liters
24.5 Liters
Kerb Weight
...
239 Kg
Tail Light
LED
LED
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
310 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
265 mm
256 mm

Battery Type
...
Li-ion
Additional Features
Engine Brake Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Ducati Multimedia System
Honda Selectable Torque Control, Wheelie control, Throttle By Wire, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, New Exhaust System
USB charging port
...
Music control
...
Headlight
LED
LED
Charging at Home
...
Charging at Charging Station
...
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
LED
Power Modes

Cruise Control
...
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes, Off Road Bikes
Starting
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Split
Split
Pass Switch
...
Display
5” full-TFT colour display
6.5 inch TFT Touch screen
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Trip Meter
Digital
Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
...
Clock
...
Passenger Footrest
...
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Odometer
...
Digital
Switchable ABS
...
DRLs

Standard Warranty (Years)
4
...

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives
Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin
  • It puts out more than 100PS
  • You get a manual as well as an automatic DCT gearbox option
  • One of the few bikes in the world to get Apple CarPlay.
Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin
  • It doesn't have electronic-adjustable suspension.
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Which bike is cheaper Ducati DesertX vs Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin?

The Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin is cheaper than Ducati DesertX by Rs. 2.36 Lakh.

Which bike offers better performance Ducati DesertX vs Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin?

For the STD version, 937 cc Petrol engine of DesertX produces 111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm of power and 92 Nm @ 6500 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Manual version, 1082.96 cc Petrol engine of CRF1100L Africa Twin produces 99.2 PS @ 7500 rpm of power and 103 Nm @ 6000 rpm of torque

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