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KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 390 Duke Vs Ather 450 comparison


KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 390 Duke Vs Ather 450 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs 450 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 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs 450 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the KTM 390 Duke in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.71 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM RC 390 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.61 Lakh Lastly, the Ather 450 starts at ₹ 1.13 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.45 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryKTM RC 390KTM 390 DukeAther 450
Price₹ 2.61 Lakh₹ 2.71 Lakh₹ 1.13 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsScooter
Mileage35.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl75.00 Km/Full Charge
Power44.00 bhp43.00 bhp7.24 bhp
Engine373.2 CC373.2 CC2.4 kWh Lithium-ion
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolElectric

RC 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs 450 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the KTM 390 Duke base engine returns 35 Kmpl. The KTM RC 390 base returns 35 Kmpl. The Ather 450 basic model, on the other hand, gives 75 Km/Full Charge.

RC 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs 450 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the KTM 390 Duke gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM RC 390 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Ather 450 is offered in bhp Electric engine.


Engine CC 373.2 cc373.2 ccN/A
No Of Cylinder 11N/A
Max Power 44 bhp @ 9000 rpm43 bhp @ 9000 rpmN/A
Max Torque 36 Nm @ 7000 rpm37 Nm @ 7000 rpm20.50 Nm
Valves Per Cylinder 44N/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemFuel Injection SystemN/A
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A89 mmN/A
Compression N/A12:88:1N/A
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A
EMS N/ABosch EMS with Ride by WireN/A
Stroke N/A60 mmN/A
Battery Type N/AN/A2.4 KWh Lithium-ion
Charging Time N/AN/A2 Hours 40 Min
Fast Charging Time N/AN/A1 Km/min
Engine Power N/AN/A7.24 bhp
Acceleration (0-40 kmph) N/AN/A3.9 s
Motor Type N/AN/ABLDC Motor
Top Speed N/AN/A80 kmph

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L13.4 LN/A
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 L2.5 LN/A
Mileage 35.00 Kmpl35.00 KmplN/A
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
Battery Range N/AN/A75 Km/Full Charge

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 147 kg167 kg118 kg
Length 1978 mm2072 mm1800 mm
Width 688 mm831 mm700 mm
Height 1098 mm1109 mm1250 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1357 mm1278 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm151 mm160 mm
Seat Height 820 mm823 mm765 mm
F:R Weight Ratio N/AN/A47 : 53


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 GearsN/A
Clutch PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated7 Plate PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedBelt Drive

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedSplit Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedPrecision Machined Hybrid Chassis
Front Suspension WP Upside-down 43 MmWP Upside-down Ø 43 MmTelescopic Forks
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockWP Monoshock ,10 Step AdjustSymmetrically Mounted Progressive Mono-shock
Frame Design N/ASpilt-Steel trellis Frame ,Power CoatedN/A
Suspension Travel (Front) N/A142 mmN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) N/A60 mmN/A


Front Brake Type DiscFour-Pistion Radial Fixed Calliper Brake DiscHydraulically Actuated Triple-Piston Calliper - Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle-Pistion Floating Calliper Brake DiscHydraulically Actuated Single-Piston Calliper - Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm200 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm190 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches12 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 17110/70 X 1790/90-12 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17150/60 X 1790/90-12 Tubeless


Battery 12V/8Ah12VLithium-ion
Headlight Projector HeadlampsLEDLED
Tail Light LED Tail LampLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
17 Inch Orange Wheelstick--
Brand New Twin Headlighttick--
BS IV Compliantcross--
Diamond Type Framecross--
Dual Channel ABScross--
Fully-loaded Instrument Panelcross--
High Performance High Controllabilitycross--
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RCtick--
Largest Brake Disc In Classcross--
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modelcross--
Long swingarm for Stabilitycross--
Metzeler Radial Tyrescross--
Metzeler Sportec M5 Radial tyrecross--
Pillion Ride Seat tick--
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristiccross--
Telescopic Forktick--
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Looktick--
9MB ABS Brakes-tick-
Anti-lock Braking System-cross-
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTM-tick-
Telescopic Fork Suspension -tick-
Check who is calling with Bluetooth® connectivity--tick
Front & Rear Disc Brakes--tick
Get over-the-air software upgrades--tick
Interactive Dash--tick
Low Center Of Gravity--tick
Mono-Shock Suspension--tick
Perfect Balance--tick
Play the next song with Bluetooth® connectivity--tick
Reverse Mode--tick

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Displaytick--
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacitytick--
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Positiontick--
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebarstick--
Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)-tick-
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movement-tick-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravity-tick-
7” Touchscreen--tick
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

Find the nearest charging point--tick
Navigate with on-board Google MapsTM--tick

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