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 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 12
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 30.00 Kmpl23.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 197 kg235 kg
Length 2040 mm2310 mm
Width 830 mm855 mm
Height 1140 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1350 mm1575 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm130 mm
Seat Height N/A705 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, Multi-disc
Chassis Type Single Down TubePerimeter, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension 41mm Forks, 130mm Travelø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
Rear Suspension Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelOffset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc, Double Piston CaliperBrembo Disc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated Disc, Single Piston CaliperDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches18 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL120/70 R18 M/C 59H
Rear Tyre 120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL160/60 R17 M/C 69H
Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight ProjectorBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LEDLED
SpeedometerAnalogueDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
ABS-
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)-
LED Tail Lamp-
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