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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Hero XPulse 200 Vs Honda Africa Twin comparison

Royal Enfield Himalayan Price
Hero XPulse 200 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.01 Lakh
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₹ 1.18 Lakh
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₹ 13.5 Lakh
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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Hero XPulse 200 Vs Honda Africa Twin Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Himalayan Vs XPulse 200 Vs Africa Twin 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.

Himalayan Vs XPulse 200 Vs Africa Twin – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Himalayan in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.09 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Honda Africa Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.5 Lakh Lastly, the Hero XPulse 200 starts at ₹ 1.18 Lakh.

SummaryRoyal Enfield HimalayanHero XPulse 200Honda Africa Twin
Price₹ 2.01 Lakh₹ 1.18 Lakh₹ 13.5 Lakh
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldHeroHonda
Body TypeOff RoadOff RoadOff Road
Mileage45.00 Km/l42.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Power24.30 bhp17.80 bhp87.70 bhp
Engine411.0 CC199.6 CC999.1 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Himalayan Vs XPulse 200 Vs Africa Twin – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Himalayan base engine returns 45 Km/l. The Honda Africa Twin base returns 16 Km/l. The Hero XPulse 200 basic model, on the other hand, gives 42 Km/l.

Himalayan Vs XPulse 200 Vs Africa Twin – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Honda Africa Twin comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Hero XPulse 200 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 411.0 cc199.6 cc999.1 cc
No Of Cylinder 112
Max Power 24.3 bhp @ 6500 rpm17.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm87.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 32 Nm @ 4500 rpm16.45 Nm @ 6500 rpm93.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 224
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionAdvanced Programmed Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledOil CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartSelf/Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Bore N/A66.5 mmN/A
Compression N/A10:01N/A
Stroke N/A57.5 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 LN/A18.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 45.00 Km/l42.00 Km/l16.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 191 kg157 kg243 kg
Length 2190 mm2222 mm2334 mm
Width 840 mm850 mm932 mm
Height 1360 mm1258 mm1478 mm
Wheelbase 1465 mm1410 mm1571 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm220 mm251 mm
Seat Height 800 mm823 mm840 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateMulti Plate Wet ClutchWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Half-duplex Split Cradle FrameN/ASemi Double Cradle
Front Suspension Telescopic, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm TravelTelescopic (37 Mm Dia) With Double DU Bush (190 Mm Stroke)Inverted Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Monoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel Travel10 Step Rider-adjustable MonoshockPro-Link
Frame Type N/ATubular DiamondN/A


Front Brake Type Disc, 2-piston Floating CaliperDiscHydraulic Double Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc, Single Piston Floating CaliperDiscHydraulic Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm276 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm220 mm256 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches18 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsN/ASpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 21"90/90-2190/90-21M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 120/90 - 17"120/80-18150/70R18M/C 70H


Battery 12 Volt, 8 AH MF12 V - 4 Ah (MF Battery)12V 6A-h
Headlight 12V H4 60 / 55 WLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancetick--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebartick--
Comprehensive Instrument Clustertick--
Dual Channel ABStick--
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oiltick--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitytick--
Single Channel ABS-tick-
Compact Deltabox Chassis--cross
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine--cross
Dual Clutch Transmission--tick
Dual LED Headlamps--tick
LED Winkers and Taillights--tick
Manual Shift Selector--tick
New Lift Control System--cross
New Quick Shift System--cross
Rally Style Rider Console--tick
Suit Yourself Riding Modes--tick
The DCT Engine--tick
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)--cross
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling--cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tanktick--
High Volume Air Intake--cross

Key Features

Absolute Control-tick-
For Daily Adventure-tick-
Next-gen Technology-tick-
For Non-stop Fun-tick-

Competitor of Royal Enfield Himalayan

Competitor of Hero XPulse 200

Competitor of Honda Africa Twin

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