KTM 250 Duke Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.18 Lakh
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Compare KTM 250 Duke and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the KTM 250 Duke Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM 250 Duke starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 base engine returns 32 kmpl. The KTM 250 Duke base returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 250 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
248.8 cc
499.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
1
1
Max Power
30 bhp @ 9000 rpm
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
24 Nm @ 7500 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
2
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self / Kick Start
Bore
72 mm
N/A
Emission
BS VI
N/A
Stroke
61.1 mm
N/A
Throttle Body
TB 38
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.4 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
3.5 L
Mileage
30.00 Kmpl
32.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
169 kg
197 kg
Length
2072 mm
2060 mm
Width
831 mm
790 mm
Height
1109 mm
1205 mm
Wheelbase
1357 mm
1350 mm
Ground Clearance
151 mm
135 mm
Seat Height
823 mm
775 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
5 Gears
Clutch
7 Plate, PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Wet, Multi-plate
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
N/A
Chassis Type
Split- Steel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Front Suspension
WP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm
Telescopic, 41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension
Wp Monoshock, 10 Step Adjust
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Suspension Travel (Front)
142 mm
N/A
Suspension Travel (Rear)
60 mm
N/A
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
300 mm
280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
230 mm
240 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
19 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre
110/70 X 17
90/90-19, 52P
Rear Tyre
150/60 X 17
120/80-18, 62P
Battery
12V
12 Volt, 14Ah
Headlight
12V 60/55W H4, Multi-Reflector Type
H7 55 / 55 W Projection Type Headlamp
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Analogue
Tachometer
Digital
Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS
-
Dual Channel ABS
-
Twin Exhaust
-
Petal Disck Brake for Optimum Safety
-
Stylish Under-Belly Exhaust For Better Mass Centeralization
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Trellis Frame With Adjustalbe Off-Set Rear Mono-Shcok For Impressive Handling
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Well-Padded Plush Seat
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