Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Vs KTM RC 390 comparison

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KTM RC 390
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.12 Lakh
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₹ 2.71 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 and KTM RC 390

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Vs KTM RC 390 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 KTM RC 390 starts at ₹ 2.44 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.48 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the KTM RC 390 base engine returns 35 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 base returns 32 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the KTM RC 390 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
499.0 cc
373.2 cc
No Of Cylinder
1
1
Max Power
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
44 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
36 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection System
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self / Kick Start
Self Start
Emission
N/A
BS IV
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
10.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
3.5 L
1.5 L
Mileage
32.00 Kmpl
35.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
197 kg
147 kg
Length
2060 mm
1978 mm
Width
790 mm
688 mm
Height
1205 mm
1098 mm
Wheelbase
1350 mm
1340 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
178 mm
Seat Height
775 mm
820 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet, Multi-plate
PASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Chassis Type
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Steel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
WP Upside-down 43 Mm
Rear Suspension
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
WP Monoshock
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
280 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
240 mm
230 mm
Wheel Size
19 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Spoke Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90/90-19, 52P
110/70 X 17
Rear Tyre
120/80-18, 62P
150/60 X 17
Battery
12 Volt, 14Ah
12V/8Ah
Headlight
H7 55 / 55 W Projection Type Headlamp
Projector Headlamps
Tail Light
LED
LED Tail Lamp
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Beam Type Perimeter Frame
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Big 320mm Front Disc Brake
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Full Led Headlamp
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Leo stance
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Slipper Clutch
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Split Reverse LCD Display
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Stamped Metal Swing Arm
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Stance and Design
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Twin-Channel ABS
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17 Inch Orange Wheels
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ABS
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Brand New Twin Headlight
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Elegant Design
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Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves
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Heat Management Technology
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High Performance High Controllability
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Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC
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Largest Brake Disc In Class
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Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Model
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Modern Instrumentation
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Ninja Styling
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Pillion Ride Seat
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Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristic
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Telescopic Fork
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Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look
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World's Smallest ABS Unit
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100% Digital LCD Display
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A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity
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Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position
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Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feel
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Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars
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