Royal Enfield Bullet 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Comparison

*Ex-showroom price in Delhi

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 STD is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 40 Kmpl while the claimed figure for Royal Enfield Bullet 500 STD is 30 Kmpl. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is priced at Rs 151401 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is the costlier one priced at Rs 173796 (Ex-showroom Price). Bullet 500 is available in 3 colour options while Thunderbird 350 has 5 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.2.06 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.72 Lakh onwards
Mileage (ARAI)
30 Kmpl
40 Kmpl
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Spark ignition
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke
Displacement
499 cc
346 cc
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
20.07PS @ 5250 rpm
User Rating
4.5
Based on 19 Reviews
4.2
Based on 67 Reviews
Photo Comparison
Right Side View
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Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
ColoursBlackForest GreenMarsh GreyAsphaltFlickerLightningMarineStone
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
20 L
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Spark ignition
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke
Displacement
499 cc
346 cc
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
20.07PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
28Nm @ 4000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
2
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Kick and Self Start
Kick and Self Start
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Carburetor
Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Wet, Multi Plate
Ignition
Digital electronic ignition
Transistorized Coil Ignition (TCI)
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
84 mm
70 mm
Stroke
90 mm
90 mm
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
8.5:1
Features and Safety
ABSNoNo
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
NA
Analogue
Odometer
Analogue
Analogue
Tripmeter
NA
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Analog
Digital
Console
Analogue
Analogue and Digital
ClockNo
NA
Engine ImmobilizerNoNo
Anti Theft AlarmNoNo
Carry HookNoNo
Stepup SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Passenger BackrestYesYes
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
30 Kmpl
40 Kmpl
0-60 Kmph
4.59 Sec
NA
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic forks
Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Body GraphicsNoNo
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2140 mm
2060 mm
Width
810 mm
790 mm
Height
1110 mm
1205 mm
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
20 L
Saddle Height
NA
775 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
135 mm
Wheelbase
1380 mm
1350 mm
Kerb Weight
194 Kg
195 Kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Projector
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Projector Headlights
NA
Yes
LED Tail LightsNoYes
Battery Type
NA
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
12 V, 12 Ah
12 V, 8 Ah
Distance to Empty IndicatorNo
NA
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
NA
Pilot LampsNoYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-19, Rear :-120/80-18
Front :-90/90-19 Rear :-120/80-18
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-19 inch, Rear :-18 inch
Front :-19 inch Rear :-18 inch
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
240 mm
240 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
20 psi
20 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
22 psi
22 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
30 Psi
30 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
32 psi
32 psi

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Recently Asked User Questions

  • Q.

    Planning to buy a RE Thunderbird, please suggest which is better ? Thunderbird 350 or Thinderbird 350 X ?

    • on 21 May 2019

    If you need more of a retro cruiser bike looks with only standard features then sugget you to go for the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. However, if you need more modern design looks with some new features then you can buy Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350xfor yourself. Read more. Royal Enfield - Which Bike Is For Whom:-click here

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  • Q.

    What is the mileage of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350?

    • on 12 Apr 2019

    The ARAI claimed mileage of Thunderbird 350 is 40 Kmpl .The claimed mileage of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is 40 Kmpl.

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    • 1 Answer
  • Q.

    Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 ABS Signals Edition gets fuel injection or carburetor?

    • on 11 Feb 2019

    Yes, Royal Enfield Classic 350 ABS Signals Edition has Fuel Injection(Transistorised Coil Ignition{TCI}). But Royal Enfield Thunderbird has not updated to Fuel Injection till now so stay tuned with us.

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    What is the milege of this bike in a city?

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