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KTM RC 125 Vs Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm comparison

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KTM RC 125 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.7 Lakh
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₹ 1.81 Lakh
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Overview

KTM RC 125 Vs Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 125 Vs Classic Desert Storm 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.

RC 125 Vs Classic Desert Storm – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.81 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM RC 125 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.7 Lakh.

SummaryKTM RC 125Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm
Price₹ 1.7 Lakh₹ 1.81 Lakh
ManufacturerKTMRoyal Enfield
Body TypeSportsCruiser
Mileage41.30 Km/l35.00 Km/l
Power14.30 bhp27.20 bhp
Engine124.7 CC499.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

RC 125 Vs Classic Desert Storm – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm base engine returns 35 Km/l. The KTM RC 125 base returns 41 Km/l.

RC 125 Vs Classic Desert Storm – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM RC 125 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 124.7 cc499.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 11
Max Power 14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 22
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StarterSelf / Kick Start
Bore 58 mmN/A
CO2 Emissions 55.2 g/kmN/A
Emission BS VIN/A
EMS Bosch EMSN/A
LUBRICATION Wet sumpN/A
Stroke 47.2 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L13.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.5 L
Mileage 41.30 Km/l35.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 135 kg194 kg
Length 1978 mm2140 mm
Width 688 mm790 mm
Height 834 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1360 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm135 mm
Seat Height 820 mm800 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically ActuatedWet, Multi-plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASingle Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Front Suspension WP Upside-down Ø 43 MmTelescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockTwin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel

Braking

Front Brake Type Four-piston Radial Fixed Calliper, Brake DiscDisc, 2-Piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type Single-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscDrum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm153 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke/Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre N/A90/90 - 19
Rear Tyre N/A120/80 - 18

Electricals

Battery N/A12 Volt, 14 Ah
Headlight N/A12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Light N/A12V, P21/5W

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalcross
Gear Indicatortickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugetickcross
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorcrosscross
Pillion Seattickcross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockcrosscross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcross
Tripmeter Counttickcross
Pass Lightticktick
BSIV Enginecross-
ABStick-
AHO(Automatic Headlamp On)cross-

Additonal Features

Aggressive & Muscular Lookcross-
Nitrox Mono-Suspension Gives It Better Balance & Stabilitycross-
Petal Disc Brakes That Ensure Better Brakingcross-
Rear Tyre That Provides Better Road Gripcross-
Brakes Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inch-cross
Finely Crafted Tank With Post War Era Graphics And Thigh Pads-cross
Headlamp Casing Features The 'Tiger Eye Lamps' For That Bullet Look-cross
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comfort-cross
Tool Box With Classic Design-cross
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Design-cross

Key Features

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