Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 comparison

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Royal Enfield Himalayan
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.99 Lakh
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₹ 2.12 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Himalayan and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 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 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Himalayan starts at ₹ 1.68 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.87 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 base engine returns 32 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Himalayan base returns 45 kmpl.

Compare Engine

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

Engine CC
411.0 cc
499.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
Max Power
24.5 bhp @ 6500 rpm
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
32 Nm @ 4250 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery
Digital Electronic Ignition
Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self / Kick Start
Emission Standard
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.0 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
3.5 L
45.00 Kmpl
32.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
Kerb Weight
191 kg
197 kg
2190 mm
2060 mm
840 mm
790 mm
1360 mm
1205 mm
1465 mm
1350 mm
Ground Clearance
220 mm
135 mm
Seat Height
800 mm
775 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
5 Gears
Wet, Multi-plate
Wet, Multi-plate
Chassis Type
Half-duplex Split Cradle Frame
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm Travel
Telescopic, 41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension
Monoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel Travel
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Front Brake Type
Disc, 2-piston Floating Caliper
Rear Brake Type
Disc, Single Piston Floating Caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size
300 mm
280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
240 mm
240 mm
Wheel Size
21 inches
19 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90 - 21"
90/90-19, 52P
Rear Tyre
120/90 - 17"
120/80-18, 62P
12 Volt, 8 AH MF
12 Volt, 14Ah
12V H4 60 / 55 W
H7 55 / 55 W Projection Type Headlamp
Tail Light
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
220mm Of Ground Clearance
AHO Headlight
BS IV Compliant
Comes with An Optimized Handlebar
Comprehensive Instrument Cluster
Dual Channel ABS
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil
New Stylish Fuel Tank
Sharper Styling
Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability
Stylish Digital Analogue Meter Console
Tubeless Tyres
17 Inch Orange Wheels
Advanced Aerodynamics
Brand New Twin Headlight
Fully-Digital, Instrument Panel
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC
Left Side Switchgear
Navigation Assist
Pillion Ride Seat
Racing Origin Trellis Frame
Telescopic Fork
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look
Unique Reverse Inclined DOHC Engine
Digital-Analog Combo Meter Console
Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank
100% Digital LCD Display
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity
Auxiliary Dashboard
Cellular Functionality
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position
Race Telemetry
Ride Planning
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars
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