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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Indian Chieftain Elite comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.49 Lakh
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₹ 40.25 Lakh
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Overview

Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and Indian Chieftain Elite

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Indian Chieftain Elite 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 500X starts at ₹ 2.13 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Indian Chieftain Elite starts at ₹ 38 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base engine returns 30 kmpl. The Indian Chieftain Elite base returns 18 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Indian Chieftain Elite comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
499.0 cc
1811.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
1
2
Max Power
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
73 bhp @ rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Closed Loop Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self / Kick Start
Self Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
20.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
N/A
Mileage
30.00 Kmpl
18.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
197 kg
388 kg
Length
2040 mm
2506 mm
Width
830 mm
1000 mm
Height
1140 mm
1448 mm
Wheelbase
1350 mm
1668 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
142 mm
Seat Height
N/A
660 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
N/A
Wet, Multi-Plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Single Down Tube
Split Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-over
Front Suspension
41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Single Shock W/ Air Adjust

Braking

Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc, Double Piston Caliper
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc, Single Piston Caliper
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
240 mm
300 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
19 inches
16 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL
Dunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H
Rear Tyre
120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL
Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H

Electricals

Battery
Maintenance Free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
Projector
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
cross
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
tick
cross
Pillion Grabrail
tick
cross
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
tick
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
280 mm Disc Brakes
cross
-
500 Cc Engine
cross
-
ABS
tick
-
Headlamp – Tiger Eyes
cross
-
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)
tick
-
LED Tail Lamp
tick
-
Legendary Winged Badge On Tank Now Redesigned
cross
-
Long Traditional Twin Seat
cross
-
New Pillion Grab Rail
cross
-
Rear Mudguard
cross
-
Silencer
cross
-
Tank
cross
-

Additonal Features

Key Features

Single-Channel ABS And Rear Lift Protection
cross
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