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Royal Enfield Classic 500 Vs Hero Electric Photon comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.78 Lakh
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₹ 86,490
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Royal Enfield Classic 500 Vs Hero Electric Photon Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Classic 500 Vs Photon 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.

Classic 500 Vs Photon – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Hero Electric Photon in New Delhi starts at ₹ 86,490 .

SummaryRoyal Enfield Classic 500Hero Electric Photon
Price₹ 1.78 Lakh₹ 86,490
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldHero Electric
Body TypeCruiserScooter
Mileage35.00 Km/l50.00 Km/Full Charge
Power27.20 bhp2.00 bhp
Engine499.0 CCVRLA
Fuel TypePetrolElectric

Classic 500 Vs Photon – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Hero Electric Photon base engine returns 50 Km/Full Charge.

Classic 500 Vs Photon – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Hero Electric Photon gets bhp Electric engine.


Engine CC 499.0 ccN/A
No Of Cylinder 1N/A
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpmN/A
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpmN/A
Valves Per Cylinder 2N/A
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionN/A
Cooling System Air CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartElectric Start
Battery Type N/AVRLA
Charging Time N/AN/A
Fast Charging Time N/AN/A
Engine Power N/A2.00 bhp

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 LN/A
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 LN/A
Mileage 35.00 Km/lN/A
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Battery Range N/A50 Km/Full Charge

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 194 kg111 kg
Length 2140 mm1970 mm
Width 790 mm745 mm
Height 1090 mm1145 mm
Wheelbase 1360 mmN/A
Ground Clearance 135 mm140 mm
Seat Height 800 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 5 GearsN/A
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateAutomatic

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed MemberReinforced Steel Chassis
Front Suspension Telescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm TravelTelescopic Suspension
Rear Suspension Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelTelescopic Suspension
Suspension N/ATelescopic


Front Brake Type Disc, 2-Piston CaliperDisc
Rear Brake Type Drum, Single Lead Internal ExpandingDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mmN/A
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mmN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches10 inches
Wheel Type Spoke/Alloy WheelsSteel Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 19" - 52 P10 X 3 Inch
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 18" - 62P10 X 3 Inch


Battery 12 Volt, 14 Ah72V/24AH
Headlight 12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGENPolycarbonate Head Lamp
Tail Light 12V, P21/5WBulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcross
Fuel Gaugecrosscross
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstick
Pillion Seatcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickcross
Tripmeter Typecrosscross
Tripmeter Countcrosscross
Pass Lightticktick
Check who is calling with Bluetooth® connectivitycross-
Front & Rear Disc Brakescross-
Get over-the-air software upgradescross-
Interactive Dashcross-
Low Center Of Gravitycross-
Mono-Shock Suspensioncross-
Perfect Balancecross-
Play the next song with Bluetooth® connectivitycross-
Reverse Modecross-

Additonal Features

7” Touchscreencross-
Brakes Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inchtick-
Finely Crafted Tank With Post War Era Graphics And Thigh Padstick-
Headlamp Casing Features The 'Tiger Eye Lamps' For That Bullet Looktick-
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comforttick-
Tool Box With Classic Designtick-
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Designtick-
Signature "C"-cross
Glove Box-cross
Retractable Luggage Hook-cross

Key Features

Find the nearest charging pointcross-
Navigate with on-board Google MapsTMcross-
Electronic Switches-cross
Reverse Gear-cross

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