KTM 790 Duke Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X comparison

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₹ 9.27 Lakh
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Compare KTM 790 Duke and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the KTM 790 Duke Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. 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 ₹ 2.39 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM 790 Duke starts at ₹ 9.28 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base engine returns 30 kmpl. The KTM 790 Duke base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 790 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 799.0 cc499.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 21
Max Power 103 bhp @ rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 87 Nm @ rpm41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 42
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StarterSelf / Kick Start
Steering Head Angle 66 DegreeN/A
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 22.70 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC 102.9 g/kmN/A
Kerb Weight 169 kg197 kg
Length 2145 mm2040 mm
Width 760 mm830 mm
Height 800 mm1140 mm
Wheelbase N/A1350 mm
Ground Clearance 186 mm135 mm
Seat Height 825 mmN/A
No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedN/A
Chassis Type N/ASingle Down Tube
Front Suspension WP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension WP Shock Absorber With Preload AdjusterTwin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Front Brake Type Four-piston Radial Fixed CalliperVentilated Disc, Double Piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type Single-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscVentilated Disc, Single Piston Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm240 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 1790 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL
Battery 12VMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDProjector
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
TachometerDigitalAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS
Aggressive Headlight Design-
Easy Start System-
Full LCD Instrumentation-
Low RPM Assist-
Nissan Anitlock Brake System-
Tapered Handlebars-
Three-Mode Traction Control System-
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)-
LED Tail Lamp-
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comfort-
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Design-
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