Ducati DesertX vs Triumph Tiger 1200

Triumph Tiger 1200 Price starts at Rs. 19.19 Lakh which is Rs. 1.28 Lakh costlier than base model of Ducati DesertX priced at Rs. 17.91 Lakh. In technical specifications, Ducati DesertX is powered by 937 cc engine , while Triumph Tiger 1200 is powered by 1160 cc engine. Ducati DesertX is available in 2 different colours while Triumph Tiger 1200 comes with 10 colours. The Comparison Ducati DesertX vs Triumph Tiger 1200 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Ducati DesertX vs Triumph Tiger 1200 Summary

Basic Info DesertX STDTiger 1200 GT Pro
5 reviews
10 reviews
Brand Name Ducati Triumph
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 17.91 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 19.19 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Type 11° twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Max Power 111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm 150 PS @ 9000 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
DesertX Colors
Tiger 1200 Colors
Brakes Front Double Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-482.6 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 45,946 DesertX Insurance Rs. 47,954 Tiger 1200 Insurance
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Engine Type
11° twin-cylinder unit with desmodromic distribution
Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder
Engine Displacement
937 cc
1160 cc
Max Power
111.52 PS @ 9250 rpm
150 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
92 Nm @ 6500 rpm
130 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Emission Type
90.0 mm
60.7 mm
No Of Cylinders
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Shaft Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
Fuel Type
Compression Ratio

Brakes Front
Double Disc
Brakes Rear

Mileage (Overall)
17.8 kmpl

Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-150/70-18
Front :-120/70R19, Rear :-150/70R18
Wheel Size
Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-482.6 mm
Tyre Type
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)

Dry Weight
202 kg
Seat height
865 mm
850 - 870 mm
Load carrying capacity
240 kg
1560 mm
Ground Clearance
250 mm
849 - 982 mm
Fuel Capacity
21 Liters
20 Liters
Kerb Weight
245 Kg
Tail Light
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
265 mm
282 mm

Additional Features
Engine Brake Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Ducati Multimedia System
My Triumph Connectivity System, Triumph shift assist
Music control
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp
Power Modes

Cruise Control
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
5” full-TFT colour display
Trip Meter
Passenger Footrest
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled

Standard Warranty (Years)
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Q. Which is best for long journeys, Tiger 1200 or BMW GS1200? Which one I should buy?
  • If you compare between Tiger 1200 & BMW 1250 GS then go for Tiger 1200.But if you compare Tiger 1200 & BMW 1250 GSA then I prefer BMW 1250 GSA because it will give you more comfort then Tiger 1200.
  • It would be unfair to give a verdict here as currently, both these bikes are not available for sale in the market. Moreover, the Tiger 1200 has always been an impressive motorcycle and with the new updates, it is expected to be an even better tourer. Stay tuned for more updates. Read More: - The Big Cat’s Finally Out Of The Bag… Almost
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DesertX Vs Tiger 1200 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is cheaper DesertX vs Tiger 1200?

The Ducati DesertX is cheaper than Triumph Tiger 1200 by Rs. 1.28 Lakh.

Which bike offers better performance DesertX vs Tiger 1200?

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 GT Pro version, 1160 cc Petrol engine of Tiger 1200 produces 150 PS @ 9000 rpm of power and 130 Nm @ 7000 rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Triumph Tiger 1200
  • Triumph has unveiled the new-gen tiger 1200 globally.The latest iteration of the adv has two ranges - gt and rally.The former consists of 3 models including the gt, Gt pro, And gt explorer, Whereas the latter has 2 models - the rally pro and rally explorer.It will compete with bikes such as the bmw r 1250 gs.There is also a radar assistance system in the explorer models.It offers blind-spot detection and lane change warning feature.

    Hemant Kumar1 few weeks ago
  • Triumph tiger 1200 comes with a newly- developed lightweight chassis.The motorcycle also has a ‘tri-link’ swingarm, Shaft drive and adjustable seat height.Another key element that has helped reduce the overall weight of the motorcycle is the aluminium fuel tank.Triumph says that the new-gen tiger 1200 is 25 kg lighter than its predecessor.Another good aspect about triumph 1200 has always been its pricing.

    Mahesh few weeks ago
  • Triumph tiger 1200 range is more feature-rich than before and gets features such as a seven-inch tft instrument cluster, My triumph suite for smartphone connectivity, Keyless ignition, Adaptive cornering lights, Hill-hold control, Heated grips and seats, Tyre pressure monitoring system, Etc.Given that the rally range is more offroad biased with gt range is best suited for touring.

    Mayank few weeks ago
  • Triumph's all-new flagship adventure motorcycle is based on a lightweight chassis and is more agile than its predecessor.The bike also gets a new triple-cylinder engine that puts out 148 bhp with 130 nm, Making it more powerful than the previous tiger 1200.Has also received a design overhaul and the bike now looks slimmer but more aggressive than before.

    Ayank Tatawat few weeks ago
  • Triumph has taken the wraps off the all-new tiger 1200.In its new avatar, The flagship triumph adventure bike has become lighter and more powerful than before.Triumph tiger 1200 is now available in two trims -- gt and rally -- of which gt range has three variants (gt, Gt pro, And gt explorer) while rally range has two models (pro and explorer).

    Farhaan few weeks ago
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