Royal Enfield Classic 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Comparison

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Royal Enfield Classic 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Royal Enfield Classic 500 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500: Royal Enfield Classic 500 ABS is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 32 kmpl while the claimed figure for Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS is 30 kmpl. Royal Enfield Classic 500 is priced at Rs 202046 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the costlier one priced at Rs 207307 (Ex-showroom Price). Classic 500 is available in 7 colour options while Thunderbird 500 has 3 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.2.36 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.42 Lakh onwards
Rs.3.41 Lakh onwards
Mileage (ARAI)
32 kmpl
30 kmpl
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Displacement
499 cc
499 cc
373.2 cc
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Air cooled
Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 V DOHC Engine
No. of Cylinders
1
1
1
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
User Rating
4.6
Based on 36 Reviews
4.1
Based on 16 Reviews
4.6
Based on 8 Reviews
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
ColoursBlackFlicker blackStone BlackMarineOrangeWhite
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
20 L
14.5 L
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Air cooled
Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 V DOHC Engine
Displacement
499 cc
499 cc
373.2 cc
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
2
2
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Kick and Self Start
Kick and Self Start
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Wet, Multi-Plate
PASC Slipper Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Ignition
Digital Electronic Ignition
Digital Electronic Ignition
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Transmission
Manual
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
6 Speed
Bore
84 mm
84 mm
89 mm
Stroke
90 mm
90 mm
60 mm
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
8.5:1
12.6:1
Emission Type
bs4
bs4
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Mobile ConnectivityNoNo
Bluetooth
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
-
Analogue
Digital
Odometer
Analogue
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
-
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Analogue
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Clock
-
Yes
Digital
Traction Control
-
-
Yes
Quick Shifter
-
-
Yes
Adjustable Windscreen
-
-
Yes
Additional Features
-
Hazard Lamp
Toothed Footpegs, Turn-by-turn navigation (Optional),
Stepup Seat
-
YesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
-
Yes
Display
-
-
TFT
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
32 kmpl
30 kmpl
-
Overall Mileage
32 kmpl
-
-
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
3 Sec
4.65 Sec
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Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Single down tube, Using engine as stressed member
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Steel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic Forks
WP Apex 43 mm Upside Down
Rear Suspension
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
WP Apex Shock Absorber
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2140 mm
2060 mm
2154 mm
Width
790 mm
790 mm
900 mm
Height
1090 mm
1205 mm
1400 mm
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
20 L
14.5 L
Saddle Height
-
-
855 mm
Ground Clearance
135 mm
135 mm
200 mm
Wheelbase
1380 mm
1350 mm
1430 mm
Dry Weight
-
-
162 kg
Kerb Weight
196 Kg
199 Kg
-
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
LED
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
LED
Projector Headlights
-
Yes
-
LED Tail Lights
-
YesYes
Battery Capacity
12 V, 12 Ah
12 V, 14 Ah
12 V, 8 Ah
Average Fuel economy Indicator
-
Yes
-
Pilot LampsYes
-
-
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-19, Rear :-110/90-18
Front :-90/90-19 Rear :-120/80-18
Front :-100/90-19, Rear :- 130/80-17
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Alloy
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
240 mm
240 mm
230 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
22 psi
22 psi
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Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
25 psi
22 psi
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Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
32 psi
32 psi
-
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
35 psi
32 psi
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