KTM 390 Duke vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Comparison

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    KTM 390 Duke
    KTM 390 Duke
    Rs2.70 Lakh*
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    Rs2.66 Lakh*
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KTM 390 Duke vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

Should you buy KTM 390 Duke or Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. KTM 390 Duke price in Delhi is Rs 2.70 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 price in Delhi is Rs 2.66 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the 390 Duke makes 43.5 PS and 37 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Interceptor 650 stand at 47.65 PS and 52 Nm respectively. KTM offers the 390 Duke in 2 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes in 6 colours. Out of 68 user reviews, Interceptor 650 scores 4.4 whereas the KTM 390 Duke tallies 4.8 out of 5 based on 89 user reviews.

390 Duke vs Interceptor 650

Key Highlights390 DukeInterceptor 650
Body TypeSports Naked BikesCafe Racer Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled, SOHC Engine
Displacement373.2 cc648 cc
Max Power43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm47.65 PS @ 7250 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.3.10 Lakh onwards
Rs.3.08 Lakh onwards
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 89 Reviews
Based on 68 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 10,011
₹ 9,083
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled, SOHC Engine
373.2 cc
648 cc
Max Power
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
47.65 PS @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque
37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
52 Nm @ 5250 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Assist & Slipper
Slipper Clutch
Contactless, Controlled, Fully Electronic Ignition System With Digital Ignition Timing Adjustment
Digital spark ignition - TCI
Gear Box
6 Speed
89 mm
78 mm
60 mm
67.8 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Quick ShifterYes
Additional Features
Full Control Over Incoming Calls and An Audio Player
Stepup SeatYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes

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Chassis and Suspension
Split Steel Trellis Frame
Steel Tubular, Double Cradle Frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Cafe Racer Bikes
Front Suspension
WP-Open Cartridge USD Ø 43 mm
Front Fork
Rear Suspension
Twin Coil-Over Shocks
Body GraphicsYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2122 mm
789 mm
1165 mm
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
13.7 L
Saddle Height
830 mm
804 mm
Ground Clearance
185 mm
174 mm
1400 mm
Dry Weight
163 kg
Kerb Weight
202 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70-17, Rear :-150/60-17
Front :-100/90-18, Rear :-130/70-18
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
240 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

KTM 390 Duke

  • Sharp handling
  • Gets TFT screen with smartphone compatibility
  • Aggressive styling makes it stand out
  • Offers best-in-class power-to-weight ratio

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

  • Motor is more refined and free revving than before.
  • Fantastic fit and finish levels.
  • Impressive paint quality.

KTM 390 Duke

  • Poor NVH levels
  • Stiff ride quality
  • Engine heat is still an issue
  • Mechanical quickshifter has its set of hiccups

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

  • Soft and narrow seat feels uncomfortable on longer rides.
  • Basic instrument console.
  • Wide footpegs foul with legs while crawling through traffic.

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User Reviews of Comparison

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  • KTM 390 Duke

    Absolutely Rocket.

    I have been using this bike for over a year now and as the Dukes are famously known as it is an absolute Pocket Rocket...... Read More

    By tech mate
    On: Sep 21, 2020 | 1356 Views
  • KTM 390 Duke

    The Power Machine.

    The beast is loaded with tremendous power along with a pretty good mileage that it delivers nevertheless having a 373..... Read More

    By deependra singh sarangdevot
    On: Sep 16, 2020 | 754 Views
  • KTM 390 Duke

    My Dream Bike

    Best 400CC bike in this World. The most powerful bike and it has amazing mileage.

    By vinay kumar
    On: Jul 16, 2020 | 364 Views
  • KTM 390 Duke

    Best bike

    Duke 390 is my favourite bike. The bike performance was amazing. The bike has a big fan base. The bike sound was really..... Read More

    By mohamed
    On: May 31, 2020 | 1492 Views
  • KTM 390 Duke

    Great Bike

    Duke 390 is a very attractive bike and good looking. It is very powerful and well suitable for all the conditions on..... Read More

    By archies chandratre
    On: May 25, 2020 | 778 Views
  • KTM 390 Duke Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

    Awesome Bike- Interceptor 650

    Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Bike is so great that I am using this bike for daily use. It has awesome look with a..... Read More

    By susheel
    On: Jan 12, 2021 | 150 Views
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

    Awesome Experience With This Bike

    The first word that I have to say about this bike is that it is a wonder produced by Royal Enfield. I had read the..... Read More

    By aritra
    On: Jul 17, 2020 | 3172 Views
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

    Value for money Bike

    Royal Enfield did a very good job of making this very good motorcycle. It is an absolute blast to ride. Vibration is..... Read More

    By muhammed remiz
    On: Jul 01, 2020 | 1867 Views
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

    Personal Experience -Retro Interceptor 650

    Sharing my personal experience with Interceptor 650 is the first bike from Royal Enfield which doesn't vibrate at all..... Read More

    By aryan
    On: Jun 29, 2020 | 1643 Views
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

    Interceptor 650 - Best Performance

    Riding Interceptor 650 from last year and I like it very much as it has a powerful engine that gives you up to the mark..... Read More

    By nitin
    On: Jun 25, 2020 | 1962 Views
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

  • Interceptor 650

What is the interval for engine oil change in interceptor?

Sajed asked on 9 Jan 2021

In Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, the first engine oil change is recommended ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 9 Jan 2021

I would like to have a straight exhaust instead of angled exhaust and can i adjust the rider and pillion foot pegs, fix them in a more relaxed and lower position. I also heard the spoke wheel has a lot of wobbling, can I get factory fitted Alloys?

arun asked on 10 Sep 2020

Royal Enfield offers customization options to the customer so they can get the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Sep 2020

What is the difference between Interceptor 650 BS4 and BS6?

Tarun asked on 20 May 2020

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 BS6 remains cosmetically and mechanically ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 May 2020

What is the sir pressure in front wheel of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650?

Viraf asked on 23 Feb 2020

The recommended tyre air pressure for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is 32 psi.

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Feb 2020

What is difference between std, custom, and crome price?

Kushagra asked on 11 Feb 2020

For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest dealership as they will be ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 11 Feb 2020

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