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KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 390 Duke Vs Indian Chief Vintage comparison


KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 390 Duke Vs Indian Chief Vintage 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 Chief Vintage 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.

RC 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs Chief Vintage – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Indian Chief Vintage starts at ₹ 25.33 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM 390 Duke starts at ₹ 2.53 Lakh Lastly, the KTM RC 390 starts at ₹ 2.53 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKTM RC 390KTM 390 DukeIndian Chief Vintage
Price₹ 2.53 Lakh₹ 2.53 Lakh₹ 25.33 Lakh
Mileage35.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Engine373.2 CC373.2 CC1811.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

RC 390 Vs 390 Duke Vs Chief Vintage – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Indian Chief Vintage base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The KTM 390 Duke base returns 35 Kmpl. The KTM RC 390 basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

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

In the powertrain department, the Indian Chief Vintage gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 390 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM RC 390 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 373.2 cc373.2 cc1811.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 112
Max Power 44 bhp @ 9000 rpm43 bhp @ 9000 rpm100 bhp @ 3000 rpm
Max Torque 36 Nm @ 7000 rpm37 Nm @ 7000 rpm138.9 Nm @ 2600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemFuel Injection SystemClosed Loop Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid 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

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L13.4 L20.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 L2.5 LN/A
Mileage 35.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 147 kg167 kg379 kg
Length 1978 mm2072 mm2634 mm
Width 688 mm831 mm1000 mm
Height 1098 mm1109 mm1490 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm1357 mm1730 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm151 mm140 mm
Seat Height 820 mm823 mm660 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated7 Plate PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedWet, Multi-Plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedSplit Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedSplit Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-over
Front Suspension WP Upside-down 43 MmWP Upside-down Ø 43 MmTelescopic Fork/4.7" (119 Mm)
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockWP Monoshock ,10 Step AdjustSingle Shock / 3.7 In
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 DiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle-Pistion Floating Calliper Brake DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm300 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 17110/70 X 17130/90B16 67H
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17150/60 X 17180/65B16 81H


Battery 12V/8Ah12VMaintenance Free
Headlight Projector HeadlampsLEDHalogen Bulb
Tail Light LED Tail LampLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
17 Inch Orange Wheelstick--
Advanced Aerodynamicscross--
Brand New Twin Headlighttick--
Fully-Digital, Instrument Panelcross--
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RCtick--
LED DRL Headlampcross--
Left Side Switchgearcross--
Long Wheel Base The Perfect Cruiser Posturecross--
Navigation Assistcross--
New Multi - Function Displaycross--
Pillion Ride Seat tick--
Racing Origin Trellis Framecross--
Telescopic Forktick--
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Looktick--
Unique Reverse Inclined DOHC Enginecross--
BSIV Engine-cross-
220mm Of Ground Clearance-cross-
9MB ABS Brakes-tick-
Comes with An Optimized Handlebar-cross-
Comprehensive Instrument Cluster-cross-
Dual Channel ABS-cross-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil-cross-
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTM-tick-
Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability-cross-
Telescopic Fork Suspension -tick-

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Displaytick--
220 CC DTS-i Engine With Twin Spark Plugscross--
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacitytick--
Auxiliary Dashboardcross--
Cellular Functionalitycross--
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Positiontick--
Highway Comfort Handle Barcross--
Iconic Style & Design Timeless Avenger Stylecross--
Low Slung Seating The Best Seat On The Roadcross--
Oil Cooled Keeps Your Engine Cool At All The Timescross--
Race Telemetrycross--
Ride Planningcross--
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebarstick--
Wide Rear Tyrecross--
ABS Ultra Safe Braking-cross-
Aggressive Muscular Styling Full Fairing With Prime Aerodynamic Efficiency-cross-
Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)-tick-
Crystal LED Tail Lights-cross-
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movement-tick-
Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank-cross-
Nitrox Mono Suspension Invincible Balance With Super Comfort-cross-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravity-tick-
Triple Spark 4 Valve 200 cc DTS-i Engine-cross-
Twin Projector Headlamps-cross-

Key Features

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