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Benelli Imperiale 400 Vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs Honda CBR650R comparison


Benelli Imperiale 400 Vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs Honda CBR650R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Imperiale 400 Vs Interceptor 650 Vs CBR650R on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Imperiale 400 Vs Interceptor 650 Vs CBR650R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Benelli Imperiale 400 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.89 Lakh. On the other hand, Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.7 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 2.91 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Honda CBR650R starts at ₹ 7.7 Lakh.

SummaryBenelli Imperiale 400Royal Enfield Interceptor 650Honda CBR650R
Price₹ 1.89 Lakh₹ 2.7 Lakh₹ 7.7 Lakh
ManufacturerBenelliRoyal EnfieldHonda
Body TypeCommuterCruiserSports
Mileage31.25 Kmpl25.50 Kmpl25.00 Kmpl
Power20.70 bhp47.00 bhp85.90 bhp
Engine374.0 CC648.0 CC649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Imperiale 400 Vs Interceptor 650 Vs CBR650R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Benelli Imperiale 400 base engine returns 31 Kmpl. The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 base returns 26 Kmpl. The Honda CBR650R basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Kmpl.

Imperiale 400 Vs Interceptor 650 Vs CBR650R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Benelli Imperiale 400 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CBR650R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 374.0 cc648.0 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 124
Max Power 20.7 bhp @ 6000 rpm47 bhp @ 7250 rpm85.9 bhp @ 11500 rpm
Max Torque 29 Nm @ 3500 rpm52 Nm @ 5250 rpm60.1 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4416
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 72.7 x 90.0 mmN/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Exhaust With catalytic converter and oxygen sensorsN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L13.7 L15.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 31.25 Kmpl25.50 Kmpl25.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 205 kg202 kg210 kg
Length 2170 mm2122 mm2135 mm
Width 820 mm789 mm749 mm
Height 1120 mm1165 mm1149 mm
Wheelbase 1440 mm1400 mm1449 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm174 mm132 mm
Seat Height 780 mm804 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multidisc Wet ClutchWet MultiplateMultiplate Wet Clutch
Compression Ratio 8.5:1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle With Steel Tubes And PlatesTubular Steel FrameDiamond Type
Front Suspension 41 Mm Telescopic Front Forks41mm Dia Front Fork, 110mm41 Mm - USD Fork
Rear Suspension Preload Adjustable Dual ShocksTwin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mmPro-Link


Front Brake Type DiscDisc Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm320 mm340 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm240 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches18 inches17 inches
Wheel Type SpokeSpokeAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90 - 19100/90- 18"M/C56H120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 130/80 - 18130/70- 18"M/C63H180/55 ZR17 M/C (73W)


Battery N/A12V, 12AH VRLA12V/8.6Ah
Headlight HalogenHalogen Bulb TypeLED
Tail Light N/AP21/5W Halogen BulbLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual-Channel ABS--tick
Effortless Assist/Slipper Clutch--tick
Embellished With Full LED Lighting--tick
Improved Windshield--cross
LCD Display--tick
Redesigned Exhaust & Muffler--tick
Roading Four-Cylinder Engine--tick
Smartphone Connectivity--cross
TFT Colour Instrumentation--cross

Additonal Features

Brakes Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inchcross--
Finely Crafted Tank With Post War Era Graphics And Thigh Padscross--
Headlamp Casing Features The 'Tiger Eye Lamps' For That Bullet Lookcross--
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comfortcross--
Tool Box With Classic Designcross--
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Designcross--
11-Litre Fuel Tank-cross-
280 mm Diameter Front Disc Brakes-cross-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Machine'S Overall Centre Of Gravity-cross-
Telescopic Fork The 200 Duke'S High-Quality Upside-Down Suspension-cross-

Key Features

Competitor of Benelli Imperiale 400

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Competitor of Honda CBR650R

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