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KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Kawasaki Ninja 400 comparison


KTM RC 390 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Kawasaki Ninja 400 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the RC 390 Vs 790 Duke Vs Ninja 400 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 790 Duke Vs Ninja 400 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the KTM RC 390 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.61 Lakh. On the other hand, Kawasaki Ninja 400 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 4.99 Lakh Lastly, the KTM 790 Duke starts at ₹ 8.64 Lakh.

SummaryKTM RC 390KTM 790 DukeKawasaki Ninja 400
Price₹ 2.61 Lakh₹ 8.64 Lakh₹ 4.99 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage35.00 Km/l22.72 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power44.00 bhp103.00 bhp48.30 bhp
Engine373.2 CC799.0 CC399.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

RC 390 Vs 790 Duke Vs Ninja 400 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the KTM RC 390 base engine returns 35 Km/l. The Kawasaki Ninja 400 base returns 25 Km/l. The KTM 790 Duke basic model, on the other hand, gives 23 Km/l.

RC 390 Vs 790 Duke Vs Ninja 400 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the KTM RC 390 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Ninja 400 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 790 Duke is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 373.2 cc799.0 cc399.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 122
Max Power 44 bhp @ 9000 rpm103 bhp @ rpm48.3 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque 36 Nm @ 7000 rpm87 Nm @ rpm38 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemFuel Injection SystemFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StarterSelf Start
Emission BS VIN/AN/A
Steering Head Angle N/A66 DegreeN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L14.0 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 LN/AN/A
Mileage 35.00 Km/l22.70 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC N/A102.9 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 147 kg169 kg173 kg
Length 1978 mm2145 mm2020 mm
Width 688 mm760 mm710 mm
Height 1098 mm800 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mmN/A1370 mm
Ground Clearance 178 mm186 mm140 mm
Seat Height 820 mm825 mm785 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedPASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedN/ATrellis, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension WP Upside-down 43 MmWP Upside-down Ø 43 Mmø41 Mm Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension WP MonoshockWP Shock Absorber With Preload AdjusterBottom-Link Uni-Trak, Gas-charged Shock With Adjustable Preload


Front Brake Type DiscFour-piston Radial Fixed CalliperDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm240 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 17110/70 X 17110/70R17 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17150/60 X 17150/60R17 M/C 66H


Battery 12V/8Ah12VMaintenance Free
Headlight Projector HeadlampsLEDLED
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-cross
Brand New Twin Headlighttick-cross
BS IV Compliantcross-cross
Diamond Type Framecross-cross
Dual Channel ABScross-cross
Fully-loaded Instrument Panelcross-cross
High Performance High Controllabilitycross-tick
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RCtick-cross
Largest Brake Disc In Classcross-tick
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modelcross-tick
Long swingarm for Stabilitycross-cross
Metzeler Radial Tyrescross-cross
Metzeler Sportec M5 Radial tyrecross-cross
Pillion Ride Seat tick-cross
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristiccross-tick
Telescopic Forktick-cross
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Looktick-cross
Easily-Legible Crimson-Lit Instrument Cluster-cross-
Efficient Disc Brake For Split Second Braking-cross-
Premium Quality Comfortable Split Seat-cross-

Additonal Features

100% Digital LCD Displaytick-cross
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacitytick-cross
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Positiontick-cross
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebarstick-cross

Key Features

Competitor of KTM RC 390

Competitor of KTM 790 Duke

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 400

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