Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Comparison

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Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500: . Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 is priced at Rs 186811 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the costlier one priced at Rs 207307 (Ex-showroom Price). Himalayan BS6 is available in 6 colour options while Thunderbird 500 has 3 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.2.18 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.42 Lakh onwards
Rs.3.41 Lakh onwards
Mileage
-
30 kmpl
-
Displacement
411 cc
499 cc
373.2 cc
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC, 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
24.83 PS @ 6500 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
32 Nm @ 4500 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
User Rating
4.6
Based on 7 Reviews
4.1
Based on 16 Reviews
4.6
Based on 8 Reviews
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Disc
ColoursGranite BlackFlicker blackStone BlackMarineOrangeWhite
Fuel Capacity
15 L
20 L
14.5 L
Body Type
Tourer Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 6,437
Apply for loan
₹ 7,152
Apply for loan
₹ 11,021
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC, Air-cooled
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Air cooled
Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 V DOHC Engine
Displacement
411 cc
499 cc
373.2 cc
Max Power
24.83 PS @ 6500 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
32 Nm @ 4500 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
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
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
78 mm
84 mm
89 mm
Stroke
86 mm
90 mm
60 mm
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
8.5:1
12.6:1
Emission Type
bs6
bs4
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Mobile Connectivity
-
No
Bluetooth
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Clock
-
Yes
Digital
Traction Control
-
-
Yes
Quick Shifter
-
-
Yes
Adjustable WindscreenYes
-
Yes
Additional Features
-
Hazard Lamp
Toothed Footpegs, Turn-by-turn navigation (Optional),
Stepup SeatYesYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
-
Yes
Display
-
-
TFT
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
-
30 kmpl
-
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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4.65 Sec
-
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Half-Duplex Split Cradle Frame
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Steel Trellis Frame, Powder Coated
Body Type
Tourer Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic Forks
WP Apex 43 mm Upside Down
Rear Suspension
Monoshock with Linkage
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
WP Apex Shock Absorber
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2190 mm
2060 mm
2154 mm
Width
840 mm
790 mm
900 mm
Height
1360 mm
1205 mm
1400 mm
Fuel Capacity
15 L
20 L
14.5 L
Saddle Height
800 mm
-
855 mm
Ground Clearance
220 mm
135 mm
200 mm
Wheelbase
1465 mm
1350 mm
1430 mm
Dry Weight
-
-
162 kg
Kerb Weight
199 kg
199 Kg
-
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
LED
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
LED
Projector Headlights
-
Yes
-
LED Tail LightsYesYesYes
Battery Type
MF
-
-
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 14 Ah
12 V, 8 Ah
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYesYes
-
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-120/90-17
Front :-90/90-19 Rear :-120/80-18
Front :-100/90-19, Rear :- 130/80-17
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-431.8 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
300 mm
280 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
240 mm
240 mm
230 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
-
22 psi
-
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
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22 psi
-
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
-
32 psi
-
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
-
32 psi
-

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Recently asked questions about Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

  • daitari asked on 5 Feb 2020
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    What is the price of petrol supply motor?

    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 5 Feb 2020

    The exact information regarding the cost of the spare parts of the bike can be only availed at the nearest authorized service center. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest service centre and selecting your city accordingly - Service centre.

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    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 29 Jan 2020

    Though Himalayan doesn\'t have height adjusting settings, by one method you can reduce the height of your Royal Enfield Himalayan to your required height. You can re-foam or re-shape your seat which is used by many seat makers and the other than this we would suggest you to exchange your words with the dealership regarding the same as they will be the better person to assist you in this case. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest dealership and selecting your city accordingly - Bike Showrooms.

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    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 17 Jan 2020

    Torque and power are the major factors is the performance of a vehicle. If power is increased than the bike\'s top speed will increase and if the torque is increased than the vehicle will have a more pulling capacity.

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