BMW R1200RT Weight Specifications, Comparison

The BMW R1200RT is BMW Motorrad’s flagship touring motorcycle that has been in production since 2005.

Over the years, there have been some fluctuations in the weight of the R1200RT. Here is a look at the weights by model year:

2005 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2006 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2009 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2010 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2011 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2013 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2014 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2015 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2016 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

2018 BMW R1200RT Weight

The dry weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 504 lbs or 229 kg. The wet weight of the 2005 R1200RT was 571 lbs 259 kg. This was for the standard model without any accessories or panniers.

Comparison with the Rivals

Compared to other touring motorcycles, the R1200RT is on the lighter end of the spectrum.

The Yamaha FJR1300 weighs around 662 lbs, over 140 lbs more than the latest R1200RT.

The Kawasaki Concours 14 is another comparison at 674 lbs curb weight.

So relatively speaking, BMW has succeeded in cutting weight substantially on its flagship touring model.

ST1300FJR1300BMW R 1200RT
90-degree V4 EngineInline 4 Engineflat-twin engine
1261 cc1298 cc1170 cc
117hp @ 8000 rpm141 @ 8000 RPM136hp @ 7750 RPM
631 lbs dry weight582 lbs dry weight504 lbs dry weight

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