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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan comparison

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₹ 2.49 Lakh
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Compare Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and Royal Enfield Himalayan

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan 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.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Royal Enfield Himalayan starts at ₹ 1.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.91 Lakh for top-end model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X starts at ₹ 2.39 Lakh.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Himalayan base engine returns 45 kmpl. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X base engine returns 30 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets a 411 cc that produces 24 bhp peak power. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X comes in a 499 cc that produces 27 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 499 cc411 cc
No Of Cylinder 1 1
Max Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm24.5 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm32 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 2 2
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel Injection Digital Electronic Ignition
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 L15 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A
Mileage 30 Kmpl45 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 600 km675 km
Kerb Weight 197 kg191 kg
Length 2040 mm2190 mm
Width 830 mm840 mm
Height 1140 mm1360 mm
Wheelbase 1350 mm1465 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm220 mm
Seat Height N/A800 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, multi-plate
Chassis Type Single down tube Half-duplex split cradle frame
Front Suspension 41mm forks, 130mm travel Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 200 mm travel
Rear Suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel Monoshock with linkage, 180 mm wheel travel
Front Brake Type Ventilated disc, double piston caliper Disc, 2-piston floating caliper
Rear Brake Type Ventilated disc, single piston caliper Disc, single piston floating caliper
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm240 mm
Wheel Size 19 inches21 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Spoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90 / 90 - 19" - 52 P TL 90/90 - 21"
Rear Tyre 120 / 80 - 18" - 62 P TL 120/90 - 17"
Battery Maintenance Free 12 volt, 8 AH MF
Headlight Projector 12V H4 60 / 55 W
Tail Light LED LED
LED Tail Lamp
ABS
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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