Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs KTM RC 390 comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 2.49 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and KTM RC 390

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs KTM RC 390 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 KTM RC 390 starts at ₹ 2.49 Lakh. 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 KTM RC 390 base engine returns 35 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

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

Engine CC 499.0 cc373.2 cc
No Of Cylinder 11
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm44 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm36 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection System
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0 L10.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A1.5 L
Mileage 30.00 Kmpl35.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 197 kg147 kg
Length 2040 mm1978 mm
Width 830 mm688 mm
Height 1140 mm1098 mm
Wheelbase 1350 mm1340 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm178 mm
Seat Height N/A820 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/APASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Chassis Type Single Down TubeSteel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Front Suspension 41mm Forks, 130mm TravelWP Upside-down 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelWP Monoshock
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc, Double Piston CaliperDisc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated Disc, Single Piston CaliperDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm230 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL110/70 X 17
Rear Tyre 120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL150/60 X 17
Battery Maintenance Free12V/8Ah
Headlight ProjectorProjector Headlamps
Tail Light LEDLED Tail Lamp
SpeedometerAnalogueDigital
TachometerAnalogueDigital
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-
17 Inch Orange Wheels-
Brand New Twin Headlight-
Elegant Design-
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves-
Heat Management Technology-
Integrated Blinkers As A Special Feature The RC-
Modern Instrumentation-
Ninja Styling-
Pillion Ride Seat -
Telescopic Fork-
Thin Tail Fitting Perfectly Into The Pure Racing Look-
World's Smallest ABS Unit-
100% Digital LCD Display-
A Brand New Steel Fuel Tank With 9.5L Capacity-
Handlebars & Switches Contributes To A Sporty & Aggressive Riding Position-
Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feel-
Triple Clamps Are Eye-Catchers & Together With The Clip On Handlebars-
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