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Hero XPulse 200T Vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison


Hero XPulse 200T Vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the XPulse 200T Vs Interceptor 650 Vs Africa Twin 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.

XPulse 200T Vs Interceptor 650 Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Africa Twin in New Delhi starts at ₹ 13.5 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 Hero XPulse 200T starts at ₹ 1.16 Lakh.

SummaryHero XPulse 200TRoyal Enfield Interceptor 650Honda Africa Twin
Price₹ 1.16 Lakh₹ 2.7 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
ManufacturerHeroRoyal EnfieldHonda
Body TypeOff RoadCruiserOff Road
Mileage43.00 Km/l25.50 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power17.80 bhp47.00 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine199.6 CC648.0 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

XPulse 200T Vs Interceptor 650 Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Africa Twin base engine returns 16 Km/l. The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 base returns 26 Km/l. The Hero XPulse 200T basic model, on the other hand, gives 43 Km/l.

XPulse 200T Vs Interceptor 650 Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Africa Twin gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Hero XPulse 200T is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 199.6 cc648.0 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 122
Max Power 17.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm47 bhp @ 7250 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 16.15 Nm @ 6500 rpm52 Nm @ 5250 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air-cooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartElectric StartSelf/Kick Start
Air Filter Type Dry paperN/AN/A
Bore x stroke 66.5 x 57.5 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10:01N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Ignition Digital DC CDI Ignition SystemN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.0 L13.7 L18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 43.00 Km/l25.50 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 154 kg202 kg243 kg
Length 2120 mm2122 mm2334 mm
Width 807 mm789 mm932 mm
Height 1090 mm1165 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1392 mm1400 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 177 mm174 mm251 mm
Seat Height 799 mm804 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multi Plate Wet ClutchWet MultiplateWet, Multiplate
Compression Ratio 10:01N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Diamond TypeTubular Steel FrameSemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension Telescopic (37 Mm Dia) With Anti Friction Bush41mm Dia Front Fork, 110mmInverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension 7 Step Rider-adjustable MonoshockTwin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mmPro-Link


Front Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 276 mm320 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm240 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches18 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpokeSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 100/80-17100/90- 18"M/C56H90/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 100/80-17130/70- 18"M/C63H150/70R18M/C 70H


Battery 12 V - 4 Ah (MF Battery)12V, 12AH VRLA12V 6A-h
Headlight LEDHalogen Bulb TypeLED
Tail Light LEDP21/5W Halogen BulbLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Alloy Wheels Makes Your Ride Feel Like Heavencross--
Comfortable Ridingcross--
Iconic Style & Designcross--
LED DRL Headlampcross--
LED Tail Lampcross--
New Multi - Function Displaycross--
SEP - Suzuki Eco Performancecross--
Sharp Twin Exhaustcross--
Smart Digital Instrumentationcross--
Wide Rear Tyre A Stable Ridecross--
5 Speed Constant Mesh -cross-
Hydraulic Disc Brakes-cross-
V-Twin 250cc Engine-cross-
Dual Clutch Transmission--tick
Dual LED Headlamps--tick
LED Winkers and Taillights--tick
Manual Shift Selector--tick
Rally Style Rider Console--tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes--tick
The DCT Engine--tick

Additonal Features

Digital Meter Style That Chooses To Be Precisecross--
Fuel Injectioncross--
Matte Black Colour Sexy, Stylish & Subtlecross--
Premium Backrestcross--
Street Control Handlebar Control Now In Your Handscross--

Key Features

Absolute Controltick--
Explore all roadstick--
Long-ride Readytick--
Retro Flavor Tourertick--

Competitor of Hero XPulse 200T

Competitor of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

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