Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S comparison

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Kawasaki Vulcan S
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.49 Lakh
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₹ 6.23 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and Kawasaki Vulcan S

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S 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 Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 6.06 Lakh for the fully-loaded 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 Kawasaki Vulcan S base engine returns 23 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Vulcan S gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
499.0 cc
649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
1
2
Max Power
27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self / Kick Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.0 L
14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
N/A
Mileage
30.00 Kmpl
23.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
197 kg
235 kg
Length
2040 mm
2310 mm
Width
830 mm
855 mm
Height
1140 mm
1090 mm
Wheelbase
1350 mm
1575 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
130 mm
Seat Height
N/A
705 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
N/A
Wet, Multi-disc
Chassis Type
Single Down Tube
Perimeter, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension
41mm Forks, 130mm Travel
ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
Rear Suspension
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc, Double Piston Caliper
Brembo Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc, Single Piston Caliper
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
240 mm
250 mm
Wheel Size
19 inches
18 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL
120/70 R18 M/C 59H
Rear Tyre
120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL
160/60 R17 M/C 69H
Battery
Maintenance Free
Maintenance Free
Headlight
Projector
Bulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED
LED
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
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
220mm Of Ground Clearance
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ABS
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BS IV Compliant
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Comes with An Optimized Handlebar
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Comprehensive Instrument Cluster
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Dual Channel ABS
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External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil
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LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)
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LED Tail Lamp
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Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability
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ABS and Switchable Traction Control
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Assist And Slipper Clutch
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Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank
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Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handling
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Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Position
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Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Mode
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The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditions
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The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layout
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