Royal Enfield Classic 500 Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 comparison

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Royal Enfield Classic 500
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.98 Lakh
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₹ 2.12 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Classic 500 and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 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 Classic 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 starts at ₹ 2.03 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 base engine returns 35 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 base returns 32 kmpl.

Compare Engine

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

Engine CC 499 cc499 cc
No Of Cylinder 1 1
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 2 2
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick Start Self / Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 L20 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 L3.5 L
Mileage 35 Kmpl32 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 472.5 km640 km
Kerb Weight 194 kg197 kg
Length 2140 mm2060 mm
Width 790 mm790 mm
Height 1090 mm1205 mm
Wheelbase 1360 mm1350 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm135 mm
Seat Height 800 mm775 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plate Wet, Multi-plate
Chassis Type Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front Suspension Telescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm Travel Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear Suspension Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
Front Brake Type Disc, 2-Piston Caliper Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mm240 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke/Alloy Wheels Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 19" - 52 P 90/90-19, 52P
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 18" - 62P 120/80-18, 62P
Battery 12 Volt, 14 Ah 12 Volt, 14Ah
Headlight 12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN H7 55 / 55 W Projection Type Headlamp
Tail Light 12V, P21/5W LED
Brakes Front: 19 inch Rear: 18 inch
Tool Box With Classic Design
Vintage Tail Lamp Assembly Features A Classic Design
Single Saddle Seat With Springs Provides Maximum Comfort
Headlamp Casing Features The 'Tiger Eye Lamps' For That Bullet Look
Finely Crafted Tank With Post War Era Graphics And Thigh Pads
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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