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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 3.07 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 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.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 starts at ₹ 2.94 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 3.15 Lakh for top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X starts at ₹ 2.39 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 base engine returns 26 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base engine returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 gets a 648 cc that produces 47 bhp peak power. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X comes in a 499 cc that produces 27 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 648 cc499 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 1
Max Power 47 bhp @ 7250 rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 999.99 Nm @ 52 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 Electric Start Self / Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L20 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 LN/A
Mileage 25.5 Kmpl30 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 318.75 km600 km
Kerb Weight 198 kg197 kg
Length 2122 mm2040 mm
Width 744 mm830 mm
Height 1024 mm1140 mm
Wheelbase 1400 mm1350 mm
Ground Clearance 174 mm135 mm
Seat Height 804 mmN/A
No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet Multiplate N/A
Chassis Type Steel Tubular, Double Cradle Single down tube
Front Suspension 41mm dia front fork, 110mm 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear Suspension Twin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mm Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
Front Brake Type Disc Ventilated disc, double piston caliper
Rear Brake Type Disc Ventilated disc, single piston caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm240 mm
Wheel Size 18 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90- 18"M/C56H 90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL
Rear Tyre 130/70- 18"M/C63H 120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL
Battery 12V, 12AH VRLA Maintenance Free
Headlight Halogen Bulb Projector
Tail Light Halogen Bulb LED
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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