Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Vs Triumph Thunderbird comparison

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Royal Enfield Bullet 500
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.19 Lakh
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₹ 16.04 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Bullet 500 and Triumph Thunderbird

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Vs Triumph Thunderbird 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 Triumph Thunderbird starts at ₹ 15.32 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.81 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 starts at ₹ 2.1 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 2.32 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Thunderbird base engine returns 24 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 base returns 32 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Thunderbird gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 499.0 cc1699.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 12
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm96 bhp @ 5200 rpm
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm156 Nm @ 2950 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 L22.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 L3.0 L
Mileage 32.00 Kmpl23.60 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 194 kg308 kg
Length 2140 mm2340 mm
Width 790 mm880 mm
Height 1090 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1360 mm1615 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm140 mm
Seat Height 800 mm700 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateWet, Multi-plate
Chassis Type Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed MemberTubular Steel, Twin Spine
Front Suspension Telescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm TravelShowa 47 Mm Forks. 120 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelShowa Black Spring Twin Shocks With 5 Position Adjustable Preload, 95 Mm Rear Wheel Travel
Front Brake Type DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mm310 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 19120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 18200/50 R17 75W
Battery 12 Volt, 14 AhMaintenance Free
Headlight 12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN55/60 W (Multi-Reflector Type)
Tail Light 12V, P21/5WBulb
SpeedometerAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
280 mm Disc Brakes-
500 Cc Engine-
ABS-
Headlamp – Tiger Eyes-
Legendary Winged Badge On Tank Now Redesigned-
Long Traditional Twin Seat-
New Pillion Grab Rail-
Always Headlamp On (AHO)-
BS-IV Compliant-
Digital Analog Combo Meter Console-
External Fuel Filling-
Integrated Braking System-
Metal Body-
Mobile Charging Port & Boot Light-
Service Reminder-
Telescopic Front Suspension-
Tubeless Tyres-
Brakes Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inch-
Finely Crafted Tank With Post War Era Graphics And Thigh Pads-
Headlamp Casing Features The 'Tiger Eye Lamps' For That Bullet Look-
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comfort-
Tool Box With Classic Design-
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Design-
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