Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Vs KTM 250 Duke comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.12 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 and KTM 250 Duke

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Vs KTM 250 Duke 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.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM 250 Duke starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 base engine returns 32 kmpl. The KTM 250 Duke base returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 250 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
499.0 cc
248.8 cc
No Of Cylinder
1
1
Max Power
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
30 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
24 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection System
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self / Kick Start
Self Start
Bore
N/A
72 mm
Emission
N/A
BS VI
Stroke
N/A
61.1 mm
Throttle Body
N/A
TB 38
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
13.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
3.5 L
N/A
Mileage
32.00 Kmpl
30.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
197 kg
169 kg
Length
2060 mm
2072 mm
Width
790 mm
831 mm
Height
1205 mm
1109 mm
Wheelbase
1350 mm
1357 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
151 mm
Seat Height
775 mm
823 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet, Multi-plate
7 Plate, PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Compression Ratio
N/A
12.5:1
Chassis Type
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Split- Steel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
WP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Wp Monoshock, 10 Step Adjust
Suspension Travel (Front)
N/A
142 mm
Suspension Travel (Rear)
N/A
60 mm
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
240 mm
230 mm
Wheel Size
19 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90-19, 52P
110/70 X 17
Rear Tyre
120/80-18, 62P
150/60 X 17
Battery
12 Volt, 14Ah
12V
Headlight
H7 55 / 55 W Projection Type Headlamp
12V 60/55W H4, Multi-Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)
-
LED Tail Lamp
-
Dual Channel ABS
-
Super Wide Tyre
-
USB Charging Option
-
Variable Valves Actuation (VVA)
-
Assist & Slipper Clutch
-
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